Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • Mentor, East Oakland Dreamers (2021 - Present)

Education & Certifications

  • Peace and Conflict Studies, University of California, Berkeley, Human Rights and Security (2018)

Research Interests

  • Assessment, Testing and Measurement
  • Economics and Education
  • Educational Policy
  • Equity in Education
  • Higher Education
  • Immigrants and Immigration
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Leadership and Organization
  • Literacy and Language
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Secondary Education
  • Social and Emotional Learning

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Recently immigrated English Learners who have arrived after 9th grade, graduated from a California high school, and have enrolled in post-secondary institutions. The focus is on immigration and education policies that change newcomers’ experience in these academic spaces, unlike other first-generation English learners.