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,
Dr. Eleazar Gonzalez -
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.