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


  • Program Coordinator

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    Carlos Gutierrez

    B.A., Critical Race & Ethnic Studies

    University of Californica, Santa Cruz

    Pronouns: He/They

    College: Rachel Carson

    Class of 2017

    Hometown: Mexico/Bay Area/Napa Valley, CA


  • Student Program Coordinators


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    Ana Carrillo

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    College: Cowell

    Major: Sociology & Education

    Class of 2019

    Hometown: Gilroy, CA

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    Madelyn Lara-Villalpando

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    College: Oakes

    Major: Latin American & Latino Studies, Literature, Sociology

    Class of 2020

    Hometown: San Diego, CA

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    Wendy Siguenza

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    College: Kresge

    Major: Sociology

    Class of 2019

    Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

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    Leila Torres-Alvarez

    Pronouns: She/Her

    College: Ten

    Major: Legal Studies & Latin American Latino Studies

    Class of 2020

    Hometown: San Diego, CA

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    Galy Torres

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    College: Oakes

    Major: Psychology

    Class of 2019

    Hometown: Oakland, CA

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    Maria Trujillo

    Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

    College: Merrill

    Major: Psychology

    Class of 2019

    Hometown: Los Angeles, CA