Meet the Staff


    Director

  • Dr. Judith Estrada

    Dr. Judith Estrada

    Ph.D., Educational Policy Studies
    Graduate Certificate, Latina/o Studies Department
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    M.A., Educational Policy Studies
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    B.A., Latin American and Latina/o Studies and Minor in Education
    University of California, Santa Cruz

    Dr. Estrada is the author of “'Consuming ‘Dora the Explorer’ with a Critical Bicultural Lens” in Antonia Darder’s, Culture & Power in the Classroom (2nd Edition ed.). She is dedicated to the success and well being of all students. Dr. Estrada's academic trajectory and commitment to social transformation has led her to create various new and exciting opportunities at UCSC.

    You can set up an appointment with Dr. Estrada, by emailing her at judi@ucsc.edu


  • Graduate Student Program Coordinator

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    Andrea Vazquez

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    Department of Education

    PhD in Education

    Hometown: South Central Los Angeles, CA


  • Student Program Coordinators


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    Leonardo Chelin Uribe

    Pronouns: He/Him/His

    College: Oakes

    Major: Psychology/Spanish Studies

    Minor: Education

    Class of 2018

    Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

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    Carlos Gutierrez

    Pronouns: He/Him/His

    College: Eight

    Major: Critical Race & Ethnic Studies

    Class of 2017

    Hometown: Everywhere

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    Linda Piña

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    College: Merrill

    Major: Latin America and Latino Studies

    Class of 2018

    Hometown: Stockton, CA

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    Galy Torres

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    College: Oakes

    Major: Psychology

    Class of 2019

    Hometown: Oakland, CA

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    Tania Torres

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    College: Merrill

    Major: Sociology/Legal Studies

    Class of 2018

    Hometown: Tracy, CA

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    Maria Trujillo

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    College: Merrill

    Major: Psychology

    Minor: Politics

    Class of 2018

    Hometown: Los Angeles, CA


  • Researchers

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    Zeltin Baez-Heredia

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    College: Kresge

    Major: Cognitive Science

    Class of 2018

    Hometown: Los Angeles, CA


  • Interns