Daniel Solorzano

Associate Dean for Equity and Diversity

Positions

  • Associate Dean for Equity and Diversity
  • Professor of Education
  • Director, All Campus Consortium on Research for Diversity (UC/ACCORD)

Education

  • Ph.D., Sociology of Education, Claremont Graduate School, 1986
  • M.A., Educational Policy, Claremont Graduate School, 1983
  • M.Ed., Urban/Multicultural Education, Loyola Marymount University, 1974
  • B.A., Sociology/Chicano Studies, Loyola University, 1972

Teaching & Research Interests

Teaching and research interests include:

  • Critical race and gender theory in education
  • Critical race pedagogy
  • Racial microaggressions in education
  • Educational access, persistence, and graduation of Students of Color in the United States

Select Publications

Solorzano, D. & Perez Huber, L.  (2012).  “Microaggressions, Racial.”  In J. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Datnow, A. & Solorzano, D.  (2012).  “Low-Income Youth and Access to Education.”  In J. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Talavera, V. & Solorzano, D.  (2012).  “Resistance Theory.”  In J. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Kohli, R. & Solorzano, D.  (2012).  Teachers, Please Learn Our Names!: Racial Microaggressions and the K-12 Classroom.”  Race, Ethnicity, and Education, 15, 441-462.

Kohli, R. & Solorzano, D.  (2011).  “Black and Brown High School Student Activism.”  In L. Urrieta & Revilla, A. (Eds.), Marching Students: Chicana/o Identity and the Politics of Education 1968 and the Present (pp. 131-147).  University of Nevada Press.

Jain, D., Herrera, A., Bernal, S., & Solorzano, D.  (2011).  “Critical Race Theory and the Transfer Function: Introducing a Transfer Receptive Culture.”  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 35, 252-266.

Smith, W., Yosso, T., & Solorzano, D.  (2011).  “Challenging Racial Battle Fatigue on Historically White Campuses: A Critical Race Examination of Race-Related Stress.”  In R. D. Coates (Ed.), Covert Racism: Theories, Institutions and Experiences (pp. 211-237).  Boston, MA: Brill Publishing.

Burciaga, R., Pérez Huber, L. & Solorzano, D.  (2010).  “Going Back to the Headwaters: Examining Latina/o Educational Attainment and Achievement through a Framework of Hope.”  In E. Murillo, S. Villenas, R. Galván, J. Muñoz, C. Martínez, & M. Machado-Casas (Eds.), Handbook of Latinos and Education: Theory, Research, and Practice (pp. 422-437).  New York: Routledge.

Datnow, A., Solorzano, D., Watford, T., & Park, V.  (2010).  “Mapping the Terrain: The State of Knowledge Regarding Low-Income Youth Access to Postsecondary Education.”  Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk (JESPAR), 15, 1-8.

Yosso, T., Ceja, M., Smith, W. & Solorzano, D.  (2009).  “Critical Race Theory, Racial Microaggressions, and Campus Racial Climate For Latina/o Undergraduates.”  Harvard Educational Review, 79, 659-690.

Perez Huber, L. Malagon, M. & Solorzano, D.  (May 2009).  Struggling for Opportunity: Undocumented AB 540 Students in the Latina/o Education Pipeline.  Research Report No. 13. UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.

Perez Huber, L., Benavides, C., Malagon, M., Velez, V. & Solorzano, D.  (2008).  “Getting Beyond the ‘Symptom,’ Acknowledging the ‘Disease’: Theorizing Racist Nativism.”  Contemporary Justice Review, 11, 39-51.

Velez, V., Perez Huber, L., Benavides, C., de la Luz, A. & Solorzano, D.  (2008).  “Battling for Human rights and Social Justice: A Latina/o Critical Race Analysis of Latina/o Student Youth Activism in the Wake of 2006 Anti-Immigrant Sentiment.”  Social Justice, 35, 7-27.

Smith, W., Yosso, T, & Solorzano, D.  (2007).  “Racial Primes and Black Misandry on Historically White Campuses: Toward Critical Race Accountability in Educational Administration.”  Educational Administration Quarterly, 43, 559-585.

Nunez, A., McDonough, P, Ceja, M. & Solorzano, D.  (2007).  “Diversity Within: Latino College Choice and Ethnic Comparisons.”  Social Forces, 86, 561-575.

Rivas, M., Perez, J., Alvarez, C. & Solorzano, D.  (May 2007).  Latina/o Transfer Students: Understanding the Critical Role of the Transfer Process in California’s Postsecondary Institution.  Research Report No. 9. UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.

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Daniel Solorzano
Moore Hall 2022C
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521