Roberto Cantú is Professor of Chicano Studies and English at California State University, Los Angeles, with numerous publications on Latin American, Mexican American, and Mesoamerican literatures. He is the editor of An Insatiable Dialectic: Essays on Critique, Modernity, and Humanism (2013), and co-editor of Tradition and Innovation in Mesoamerican Cultural History (2011). He edited the bilingual edition (English/Spanish) of La raza cόsmica by José Vasconcelos, and translated José Antonio Villarreal’s novel Pocho from English to Spanish. In 2010, he was recognized at his campus with the President’s Distinguished Professor Award. He is currently editing a book of essays on Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes (1928–2012).