Linda C. Halgunseth, PhD

Linda C. Halgunseth is an associate professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences and El Instituto at the University of Connecticut. Her research focuses on parenting and […]

Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, PhD

Mark Overmyer‐Velázquez is University Director of UConn Hartford and Professor of History and Latino and Latin American Studies at the University of Connecticut. He trained at Yale University as a […]

Michele Back, PhD

Dr. Michele Back is an Associate Professor of World Languages Education at the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education, where she works with teacher candidates in Spanish, French, Latin, […]

Karma R. Chávez, Ph.D.

My scholarship is primarily informed by queer of color theory and women of color feminism. Methodologically, I am a rhetorical critic who utilizes textual and field-based methods. I am interested […]

Samuel Martínez, Ph.D.

Samuel Martínez is a Cuban-born cultural anthropologist. He is a Professor of Anthropology and Latin American Studies and Director of el Instituto  (Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies) […]

Isabel Martinez, Ph.D.

My research has focused on Latinx Life Courses, including those of unaccompanied Mexican minors and education, as well as best practices for teaching and supporting students in Hispanic-Serving Institutions.  My current […]

Irma Victoria Montelongo, Ph.D.

Irma Victoria Montelongo is Associate Professor of Practice and Online Program Coordinator with the Chicano Studies Program at The University of Texas at El Paso. She received her Ph.D. in […]

Julie E. Lucero, Ph.D., MPH

Julie E. Lucero, University of Nevada Reno, Assistant Professor School, Community Health Sciences, and Director, Latino Research Center, College of Liberal Arts. Using the community based participatory approach to research, […]

Vincent D. Carales, Ph.D.

  I recently did a project exploring the impact of Hurricane Harvey on community college students and how they overcame this tragedy. The goal of my research is to highlight […]

Rex Koontz, Ph.D.

My current research involves two projects: 1) A history of the pre-Columbian civilization of the Gulf Coast of Mexico between the year 0 and 1000 CE, known as Classic Veracruz; […]

Jorge E. Gonzalez, Ph.D.

My scholarship focuses on dual language learner (DLL) language development at the intersection of the home literacy environment, parenting behavior, cultural values, and learning difficulties in young children. This work […]

Jason Casellas, Ph.D.

Professor Jason Casellas is an associate professor at the University of Houston. He specializes in American politics, with specific research and teaching interests in Latino politics, legislative politics, and state […]