- 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 and Research Interests
Teaching and research interests include: Critical race and gender theory in education; Critical race pedagogy; racial microaggressions in education; and educational access, persistence, and graduation of Students of Color in the United States.
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.