Professor Patricia Baquedano-López is faculty at the Graduate School of Education. She is a linguistic anthropologist of education interested in migration from Latin America to the United States. She investigates the relationship between migration, academic development, and educational policy. Her most recent projects examine the academic support and development of young students of the Maya diaspora Yucatan-California (funded by the Spencer Foundation) and an ongoing study of return migration and transnational families (funded by UC MEXUS-CONACyT).
Research Expertise and Interest
immigration and diaspora from Latin America to the U.S., Latinos and education, race and language, Indigenous language revitalization, language socialization processes