Regina Marie Mills is an assistant professor of Latinx and Multi-Ethnic Literature. As a first-generation college student, she supports current first-gen students through the First Faculty Mentor program. Her current book project, Invisibility and Influence: US Afrolatinidades in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Life Writing examines AfroLatina/x/o life writing through the lens of woman-of-color feminist life writing scholarship. The book is under contract with the University of Texas Press, through the "Latinx: The Future Is Now" series, co-edited by Lorgia Garcia-Pena (Tufts U) and Nicole Guidotti-Hernandez (Emory U). Dr. Mills has work published or forthcoming in Latino Studies, The Black Scholar, Chiricu Journal, Latinx Talk, Black Perspectives, The Routledge Handbook of Refugee Narratives, and Teaching Games and Games Studies in the Literature Classroom (Bloomsbury).