Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts

The McCourtney Institute for Democracy

Ismael Quiñones 

Ismael Quiñones 

Center for Democratic Deliberation Dissertation Fellow

316 Sparks Building


B.A., University of Texas of the Permian Basin, 2016
M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2019
Ph.D., Penn State University, anticipated 2023


Fernando Ismael Quiñones Valdivia is a Ph.D. candidate studying rhetoric at the Communication Arts and Sciences department. His research focuses on how time can be rhetorically reimagined. He has published in Quarterly Journal of Speech, Philosophy & Rhetoric, and Communication Education, and has a book chapter in an upcoming book The Rhetoric of Fascism. He is anticipating to graduate in the Spring of 2023.