Miriam Sobré Profile


Miriam Sobré is Assistant Professor of Instruction at University of Texas, San Antonio, TX.

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Her research focuses on critical cosmopolitanism for intercultural communication, education for global competency in underserved communities, white privilege and Latina/o identities, postcolonialism and identity hybridity. Miriam received her Ph.D. from  Arizona State University in 2009; her dissertation was a 2 ½ year ethnography of a cosmopolitan social group. Miriam is also a Faculty Reader for the Master of Arts in Intercultural Research at the Intercultural Communication Institute.  She received her MA from the University of Texas at Austin and her BA from the University of Puget Sound.

Her publications include the following:

Sobré, M.S. (2017). Multicultural third culture building: A case-study of a multicultural social support group. Journal of Intercultural Communication, 45, 1.

Sobré, M.S. (2017). Developing the intercultural class-space: Theoretical implications and pragmatic applications of critical intercultural communication pedagogy. Intercultural Education, 28(1), 39-59.

Sobré-Denton, M.S. (2017). Cosmopolitanism—a critical, postcolonial perspective. In Y. Y. Kim & K.L. McKay-Semmler (Eds.), International encyclopedia of intercultural communication. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Sobré-Denton, M.S. (2015). Virtual intercultural bridgework: Social media, virtual cosmopolitanism, and activist community-building. New Media and Society, 18(8), 1715-1731. DOI: 1461444814567988

Sobré-Denton, M.S. (2015). Cosmopolitanism. In J.M. Bennett (Ed.), Sage encyclopedia of intercultural competence (pp. 126-128). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sobré-Denton, M.S. (2015). Virtual cosmopolitanism in a networked society. In B. McEwan (Ed.), Navigating new media networks: Understanding and managing communication challenges in a networked society (pp. 127-138). Lexington Books.

Bardhan, N., & Sobré-Denton, M.S. (2015). Interculturality, cosmopolitanism and the role of the imagination: A perspective for communicating as global citizens. In M. Rozbichi (Ed.), Perspectives on interculturality (pp. 131-160). New York: Palgrave-MacMillan.

Work for CID:
Miriam Sobré wrote KC2: Cosmopolitanism.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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