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Cambio Center News - April 2017

The University of Missouri's Cambio Center leads research and outreach on Latinos and changing communities.

What you'll find in this April newsletter:

  • 2017 Cambio de Colores: Program-At-A-Glance
  • Cambio Center Fellows News
  • Other opportunities: Emerging Adulthood Special Issue call for papers and MALAS 67th annual conference
2017 Cambio de Colores Conference:4
The Program-At-a-Glance is now available! This is a draft of the conference schedule.

Remember to register for the conference by June 5 to reserve your spot!



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. 

Welcome to the new Cambio Center Fellows and Student Fellows, joining this Spring 2017 Semester: 
Ryan Barker - Missouri Foundation for Health
Miriam M. Martinez - Assistant Research Professor, Human Development and Family Science, MU
Student Fellows
Edwin Bonney - Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Chad Christensen - Rural Sociology
Amy Dwiggins - Math Education
Isabel Montes Gutierrez - Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Alex Smith - Special Education PhD student
Cara Streit - Human Development and Family Studies
Han Na Suh – Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology

6Fellow Dr. Zandra de Araujo and colleagues' article "Eliciting and Analyzing Preservice Teachers' Mathematical Noticing" was published in Mathematics Teacher Educator in March. The article describes an experiment that was implemented at six universities in an effort to elicit elementary preservice teachers' mathematical noticing.

Another article by Dr. Araujo and colleagues, "Preservice teachers’ articulated noticing through pedagogies of practice," was recently published in the Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education.

Julie M. Amador, Anne Estapa, Zandra de Araujo, Karl W. Kosko, & Tracy L. Weston. (2017). Eliciting and Analyzing Preservice Teachers' Mathematical NoticingMathematics Teacher Educator, 5(2), 158-177. doi:10.5951/mathteaceduc.5.2.0158

Estapa, A. T., Amador, J., Kosko, K. W., Weston, T., de Araujo, Z., & Aming-Attai, R. Preservice teachers’ articulated noticing through pedagogies of practiceJournal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 1-29.

341An article by fellows Dr. Irma Arteaga andDr. Stephanie R. Potochnick, along with another colleague, was recently published in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. The article examines changes in food insecurity for Hispanic kindergarteners between 1998 and 2011, a time period of rapid immigration and political/socio-economic changes.

Arteaga, I.Potochnick, S. & Parsons, S. Decomposing the Household Food Insecurity Gap for Children of U.S.-Born and Foreign-Born Hispanics: Evidence from 1998 to 2011Journal of Immigrant Minority Health (2017). doi:10.1007/s10903-017-0561-0

213Fellows Cara Streit, Dr. Gustavo Carlo, and Dr. Francisco Palermo andacolleague recently had an article published in the journal Developmental Psychology. The article presents a study examined the early parenting and temperament determinants of children's antisocial and positive behaviors in a low-income, diverse ethno-racial sample.

Streit CCarlo G, Ispa JM, Palermo FNegative emotionality and discipline as long-term predictors of behavioral outcomes in African American and European American children. Developmental Psychology. 2017; ePub.


Other Opportunities


Emerging Adulthood Special Issue: Call for Papers
The purpose of this special issue is to provide a forum for understanding ethnic and racial identity from an interdisciplinary perspective. Submissions from outside the United States are highly desired. Initial proposals consisting of a 300-500 word abstract, including author information and tentative title, are due by June 1, 2017. See the call for papers for more details.

For more information or to submit a proposal, please contact the Special Issue Editors, Enrique Neblett (, Wendy Roth (, or Moin Syed ( For more information on Emerging Adulthood please visit


The Midwest Association for Latin American Studies: 67th Annual Conference
Mark your calenders for the 67th annual MALAS conference, "Borders and Bridges: Culture, Politics, and Resistance in the Americas / Fronteras y puentes: Cultura, política y resistencia en las Américas." The conference will take place October 19-21, 2017 at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. See the MALAS website for more information.