Dr. Figueroa joins the department
in fall 2004. She received her Ph.D. from the University of
California, Berkeley in Education--Social & Cultural Studies.
Dr. Figueroa's area of interest are Sociocultural perspectives
on minority schooling experiences, particularly chicanos in
higher education, responsive teaching practices in a cultural
context, and understanding the impacts of teaching and learning
in urban schools in relationship to policy theory and practice.
CSUS mural, Edward Rivera, 1999