Regular Faculty

Professor Ron Solorzano

Ronald Solórzano, Chair

Professor, Education; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
B.S., M.Ed., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., UCLA
Ron Solórzano teaches education policy, school reform and legal court cases, second language acquisition theories and practices, high stakes student and teacher assessments, program evaluation and race/class effects in education courses.
Professor La Mont Terry

La Mont Terry

Associate Professor, Education
A.B., M.A.T., Occidental College; Ph.D., UCLA
A former classroom teacher and mathematics coach, La Mont Terry's research focuses on the creation of critical race "counterspace" as an alternative environment for the mathematics education of high school-aged Black males.

Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Anthony Trochez Professor

Anthony Tróchez

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Education
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., P.h.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Anthony Tróchez, Ph.D. focuses on the intersections of race, gender, class and nature. He is inspired by educators and scholar/activists who envision a world where education heals the traumas of...

Benjamin Wang

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Education
B.A., Nanjing University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Kenjus Watson

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Education
A.B., Occidental College; M.E., The Pennsylvania State University; P.h.D., UCLA
Professor Desiree Zamorano

Désirée Zamorano

Non-Tenure Track Professor, Education; Director of the Community Literacy Center
B.A., UC Irvine; M.A., Cal State Dominguez Hills
Author of the critically acclaimed The Amado Women, Zamorano brings her passion for creativity to college, middle and elementary school students.