Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
Areas of Expertise:Civil RIghts, Education
His teaching and research interests include critical race and gender studies on the educational access, persistence and graduation of underrepresented minority undergraduate and graduate students in the United States. Solórzano has authored more than 60 articles, book chapters and reports on issues of educational access and equity for underrepresented minority populations in the United States. In 2007, he was awarded the UCLA Distinguished Teacher Award. Solórzano received his Ph.D. in sociology of education from Claremont Graduate School.