Assistant Professor of Educational Philosophy, Policy, and Advocacy

Humanities Building 100C
651-696-6221

Dr. Gonzalo Guzmán is from Wapato in the Yakama Nation of Washington State. His research focuses on the racialization and educational histories of Latina/o/x communities in the Mountain States and Pacific Northwest of the US. His work has been published in the Journal of Latinos and EducationHistory of Education QuarterlyEducation’s HistoriesCritical Readings on Latinos and Education, and Annals of Wyoming. Additionally, his research and commentary has been featured in Colorado, Washington, and Wyoming NPR and PBS affiliate stations, as well as the National Park Service. He is currently finalizing his first book manuscript tentatively titled: Education for a New Race: Making Whites and Schooling the Mexican in Greater Juan Crow.

For more on Dr. Guzman’s scholarship, community collaborations, and teaching please see his website.