Tara Yosso, Ph.D.

Tara Yosso
Organization: 
University of California, Santa Barbara
Position: 
Associate Professor
Department: 
Chicana and Chicano Studies

Tara Yosso is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  She earned her Ph.D. in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles.  Her research and teaching draw on the frameworks of critical race and LatCrit theory, critical media literacy, and sociology of education to examine how race, gender, class, language, phenotype, accent, and immigrant status shape access to educational equity.

  • Critical Race Theory (CRT & LatCrit)
  • Educational Access & Equity
  • Campus Racial and Gender Climate
  • Critical Media Literacy
  • Racial and Gender Microaggressions
  • Community Cultural Wealth

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