Milton Gomez

Milton Gomez
Graduate Assistant - Shutz Lecture Series
Humanities and Social Sciences

Contact Info
Cockefair Hall 016


Milton Gómez-Toledo (he/him/his) is a Ph.D. Candidate in English and Humanities at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He's originally from Colombia, South America. His research focuses on exploring Queer LatinX Literature and Art as temporary liminal spaces for queer people of color. He currently works as a Graduate Assistant in the English and Art and Art History Departments for the Shutz Lecture Series on social and racial justice.

Milton received a master's degree in Arts (MA) in English, Literature, and Language from UMKC in 2018 and a master's degree in Education (M.Ed.) in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Didactics and Methodology from Universidad de Caldas in 2012 in Colombia. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Education (B.Ed.), Humanities, and Foreign Languages—English, from Universidad Surcolombiana in 2007.

Academic Credentials

M.A. in English Literature, University of Missouri-Kansas City
M.A. in English Teaching, Didactics and Methodology, Universidad de Caldas
B.A. in English as a Foreign Language and French, Universidad Surcolombiana


Discourse 100 and 200


International YMCA volunteer for 8 years
Asociación Colombiana de Profesores de Inglés Member
English Graduate Student Association Historian
Sigma Tau Delta Member