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Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Department: School of Education
Office: N131 Lagomarcino 901 Stange Rd, Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 3265
I examine the connection between culture, language, and college knowledge, as it relates to college framing among Latino parents with elementary school-aged children. I organize my work into the role of institutions, parents, families and underserved groups through an asset-based lens to better understand the collective decision making of communities. I also examine funds of knowledge, community cultural wealth, and critical agency in exploring university programs and community capacity building around issues of access. I explore the ways in which structures of inequality in higher education institutions are embedded in the framing and funding of various sorts of offices and programs.
I am a proud daughter and the product of 2 Mexican migrant farm workers.
Former Participant: GEAR Up, College Assitance Migrant Program (CAMP), TRiO-Student Support Services & Ronald E. McNair Scholar
HGED 574 Introduction to Student Affairs
HGED 575 Organization and Administration in Student Affairs
HGED 578 Students in American Higher Education