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Milagros Castillo

Professional Background

Educational Background

Ed.D. Candidate, Higher and Postsecondary Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
Dissertation: Liberally Educated Students: Developing African American and Latino Undergraduates'  Sociopolitical Consciousness in Introductory Sociology Classes
M.S.W., Administration, Policy, and Planning
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
B.A., Sociology (Summa Cum Laude)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Honors Thesis: Numerical Representation or Sincere Diversity: A Latino/a Student Assessment of Rutgers University's Campus Climate

Scholarly Interests

African American and Latino College and Graduate Students
Students' Learning Experiences
Students' Sociopolitical Development
Faculty of Color
Faculty Development
Diverse Colleges and Universities
Purpose and Enactment of Liberal Education

Selected Publications

Castillo-Montoya, M. & Torres-Guzman, M. (2012). Thriving in Our Identity and in the Academy: Latina Epistemology as a Core Resource. Harvard Educational Review, 82(4), 540-558.

Castillo-Montoya, M. (2012). Cubans in New Jersey: Migrants Tell Their Story. Newark, NJ: Newark Public Library.

Neumann, A., Castillo, M. and Bolitzer, L. (2012). Culturally Anchored Liberal Education. In J.A. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Felder, P. and Castillo, M. (Winter 2011). A Commentary About Black and Latino Doctoral Student Experience in the United States. Academic Leadership, 9(1).

professional presentations