Research & Scholarly Activity

Research & Scholarly Activity

  • Research Interests:

    Description: Mexican American student agency/resistance, community college transfer, marginalization, educational stratification, border theory, critical race theory, LatCrit theory, Institutional theory, social capital, cultural capital, social networks, Ethnomusicology

  • Mapping Support Networks of Mexican Descent Students
    UCSC, 2005-2006

    Description: Ethnographic study involving Mexican descent High School students.

  • 'El Camino Largo’: Examining the Long Road of Transfer from a Community College to a Four-year University

    Description: An examination of Latina/o Community college students' experiences with navigating their way towards transferring to a four-year university. This ethnographic study seeks to examine the extent to which students feel that they are receiving adequate information to achieve their transfer objective. Finally, the impact of remediation on college persistence is considered.