Cambio Center Fellows News
We share news about our fellows on the Cambio Center Website, where you can find more details about the updates provided below.
Dr. Stephen Christ joined UMKC this fall as Assistant Teaching Professor of Social/Behavorial Science in the UMKC Honors College, and is affiliated with the UMKC Latina/Latino Studies program. He continues his research agenda along with his teaching portfolio.
Dr. Emily Crawford-Rossi - Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at MU
Dr. Crawford-Rossi is helping to build a more inclusive environment for international students on campus. She shared her expertise as a panelist in the Oct 7th discussion Building and Nurturing Mutual Connections: Mizzou Ed International Students, Faculty and Professional Staff.
She also has a new journal article available:
Crawford, E., R. & Valle, F.(2016). Educational justice for undocumented students: How school counselors encourage student persistence in schools. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 24 (98).
Dr. Eleazar Gonzalez - Community Development
Dr. Gonzalez is the co-program director of a recently award grant from the USDA to support efforts to help veterans, Latinos, women and socially disadvantaged persons to farm or go into agribusiness. Eleazar has worked for many years with beginning Latino farmers and ranchers, and will lead four workshops in Spanish in areas with large Latino populations. Learn more here.
Dr. Pilar Mendoza - Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at MU
Dr. Mendoza has a new article available on her research in higher education in a community college in Bogota.
Mendoza, P., Suarez*, J.D. & Bustamante*, E. (2016). Sense of Community in Student Retention at a Tertiary Technical Institution in Bogotá: An Ecological Approach. Community College Review (44) 4, 1-29.