Department Chair

María Ledesma, Ph.D.

María Ledesma 

Rebeca Burciaga, Ph.D.

Rebeca Burciaga

Arnold Danzig, PhD

Arnold Danzig

Veneice Guillory-Lacy, Ph.D.

Veneice Guillory-Lacy

John Jabagchourian, Ph.D.

John Jabagchourian

Recent Faculty Highlights

Veneice Guillory-Lacy

Dr. Veneice Guillory-Lacy received the 2021-2022 Bonner Foundation Community-Engagement Course Development for Social Action Grant. The course will be developed to give current Master’s level teacher-leaders the opportunity to put theory into practice through collaborative approaches to deconstruct power systems, challenge inequitable practices and policies, and conduct research for a living case study.

Dr. Tara Yosso Theory to Praxis Webinar

Dr. Rebeca Burciaga coordinated our Institute for Emancipatory Education webinar "Emancipatory Education from Theory to Practice" featuring Distinguished Scholar in Residence Dr. Tara Yosso.

Rebeca Burciaga

Dr. Rebeca Burciaga was featured in the SJSU story "Transforming the Way We Teach" which focused on many of our Lurie College of Education's Strategic Plan initiatives, including our Institute for Emancipatory Education that Dr. Burciaga is the faculty executive director of.

Arnold Danzig

Dr. Arnold Danzig co-published School Leader Internship: Developing, Monitoring, and Evaluating Your Leadership Experience. The book is available for 20% off at routledge.com/9780367652036 with the discount code FLY21.

Dr. Veneice Guillory-Lacy and Dr. Rebeca Burciaga co-organized the SJSU x REP4 Learner Design Summit, which convened high school, community college, and university students to to collaborate and design creative proposals to address existing challenges in the higher education system.

María Ledesma

Dr. María Ledesma was quoted in the recent New York Times article – “Critical Race Theory: A Brief History – How a complicated and expansive academic theory developed during the 1980s has become a hot-button political issue 40 years later."

Latinas Leading Schools

Dr. Rebeca Burciaga had their chapters "Belonging and Being Enough" and "Coraje y Amor: Cultivating Leadership Through Cultural Intuition" published in the book Latinas Leading Schools.

Dr. Rebeca Burciaga collaborated with Dr. Fabiola Bagula, Dr. Melissa Martinez, Dr. Sylvia Méndez-Morse, and Ana Tavares on the Latinas Leading Schools panel as part of our Spring 2021 Emancipatory Education Speaker Series.