Acting Chair

María Ledesma, Ph.D.

María Ledesma

Department Chair

Mei-Yan Lu, Ph.D.

Mei-Yan Lu

Faculty Directory

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

Marcella McCollum, M.A., CCC-SLP

Marcella McCollum

Bradley Porfilio, Ph.D.

Brad Porfilio

Recent Faculty Highlights

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.

Dr. Rebeca Burciaga presented "Testimonio as an Emancipatory Pedagogy" at the Fall 2020 Lurie College Faculty Research Symposium. Watch the full recording above - Dr. Burciaga begins speaking at 31:12.

Dr. María Ledesma was featured on a panel hosted by the UCLA Division of Social Sciences to discuss the context and implications of California Proposition 16.

Dr. María Ledesma was featured on a panel at Stanford's Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE) conference during the Fall 2020 semester. Watch the full recording above - Dr. Ledesma begins speaking at 36:42.