Below you will find a listing of the faculty and staff for the Chicano Education Program. If you have questions but are unsure of whom to contact, please call the main program office at 509.359.2404.
Elisa Facio, PhD, is the Director of the Chicano Education Program and Professor of Chicano Studies, and the Executive Director of the Race and Culture Studies major. She holds a BS from Santa Clara University in Sociology, and a MA and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. Her areas of interest include Anzalduan theory, Chicana Feminist Theory, Chicana-Indigena Spiritualities, Aging and Health Care policy and Class, Gender and Race in post-Soviet Cuba.
Dr. Facio is a respected expert in the field of Chican@ studies and Interdisciplinary Ethnic Studies and has delivered addresses at many local, state, regional and international conferences and events. She maintains membership in MALCS (Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social, the NACCS (National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies), the National Hispanic Council on Aging, the American Sociological Association, and the Gerontology Society of America.
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