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Dr. Octavio Pimentel is a Professor of the Department of English at Texas State University. His research and teaching expertise centers on critical issues of minoritized individuals in the composition field. Dr. Pimentel has published 3 books: Coded Discrimination Contested in Social Media, which is accepted for publication in Computers and Composition Digital Press (Expect Publication June 2018), Historias de Éxito within Mexican Communities: Silenced Voices (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), and Communicating Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in Technical Communication (Baywood Press, 2014), which won the 2016 Technical and Scientific Communication Award for Best Collect of Essay National Book Award.