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Cristóbal Salinas, Jr.

Cristóbal Salinas, Jr.


Hispanic Heritage Keynote
“Navigating Latinx/*: Challenging Norms of Language, Patriarchy and Gender"

October 7, 2021, 7:30 pm 

Video link (In EKU Libraries):

Cristóbal Salinas, Jr. is Associate Professor in the Educational Leadership and Research Methodology Department at Florida Atlantic University. His research promotes access and equality in higher education and explores the social and political context of education opportunities for historically marginalized communities. Dr. Salinas is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief for the Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity, published in partnership with the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE). He has published 22 peer-reviewed articles and 27 book chapters and co-edited 5 collections, including most recently, Studying Latinx/a/o Students in Higher Education: A Critical Analysis of Concepts, Theory and Methodologies (Routledge, 2021). He has received over 25 national and international awards for his commitment to social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion. His research has been featured in CNN, NPR, Telemundo and Good Morning America.

After earning his B.A. in Spanish Education and ESL from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Dr. Salinas went on to complete his Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies and the Ph.D. in Higher Education, both at Iowa State University.

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity, the Department of Language & Cultural Studies, Anthropology and Sociology, Women & Gender Studies and the Honors Program.

Published on October 07, 2021

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