CELASA — Chican@ Latin@ Studies — International and Multicultural Education — Human Rights Education
Emma  Fuentes

Emma Fuentes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, International and Multicultural Education; Department Chairperson


Ph.D., Education, Social and Cultural Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Research Areas

Urban Education; educational experiences of Latino students; immigration and education; bilingual education; unequal opportunity and access within US public schools; community organizing for school change; school and community partnerships; equity-minded school reform; cultural citizenship; race and identity; social and cultural theory; qualitative approaches to research (participatory action research, critical ethnography).

Courses Offered
  • Urban Education
  • Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Identity
  • Latinos and Education
  • Social Movements and Human Rights
Fuentes, E. (2009-10). Learning power and building community: Parent-initiated participatory action research as a tool for organizing community. Social Justice, 36(4), 69-84.

Koirala-Azad, S. & Fuentes, E. (Eds.) (2009-10. Activist scholarship: Possibilities and constraints of participatory aaction research. Social Justice, 36(4).