Dr. Kimberly Ramírez is Professor of English at LaGuardia-CUNY. Her specializations include drama and performance related to the unaccompanied children’s exodus Operation Pedro Pan that transported her mother, aunt, uncle, and 14,045 other Cuban children to the United States. Her academic and creative work has been featured in volumes, theatres, and conferences worldwide. She holds a Ph.D. in Theatre from the Graduate Center, CUNY, and an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from the University of Georgia.
Professor Ramírez's current pedagogy and practice is informed by the developing fields of vegan and nonviolence (ahimsa) studies, health and plant-based nutrition, compassion, and sustainability. She earned a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies at eCornell. Dr. Ramirez is also a Yoga Alliance credentialed RYT200 teacher trained by world-renowned yoga master Sri Dharma Mittra, and holds additional certifications in Yin Yoga from Pure Yoga NYC and Yoga for the Cancer Patient, and specializes in offering creative healing through her unique “yoga for writers” practice.
See also her Curriculum Vitæ.