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José Del Real Viramontes
Contact

jdelreal@illinois.edu
LinkedIn
Academia.edu
@jdelrealv

Office

368 Education Building
1310 S. Sixth St.
Champaign. IL 61820

51 Gerty Dr., Rm. 124
Champaign, IL 61820

José Del Real Viramontes

Postdoc

José Del Real Viramontes is a Visiting Post-Doctoral Research Associate, in the Higher Education/Community College Leadership Program in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also a faculty affiliate with Project Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success (MALES) at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Cultural Studies in Education from the University of Texas at Austin. As a former community college transfer student, his research focuses on exploring the transfer receptive culture for Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x community college transfer students at predominantly white institutions (PWIs) and highlighting how Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x community college transfer students navigate and engage in the cultural production of the transfer receptive culture at PWIs.

Education

  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction with Specialization in Cultural Studies in Education, University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A., Curriculum and Instruction with Specialization in Cultural Studies in Education, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A., Chicana and Chicano Studies. University of California Los Angeles
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Certified, Glendale Community College (CA)

Research Areas

  • How Chicana/o/x Latina/o/x community college transfer students navigate and engage in the cultural production of the transfer receptive culture
  • Transfer Receptive Culture for Chicana/o/x Latina/o/x community college students
  • Chicana/o/x Latina/o/x students in the community college
  • Chicana/o/x Latina/o/x transfer students
  • Mentoring Chicana/o/x Latina/o/x students in higher education

Professional Associations

  • Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education
  • American Educational Research Association
  • American Educational Studies Association
  • Association for the Study of Transfer Students
  • National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
  • Summer Institute for Latino Public Policy
  • The Council for the Study of Community Colleges

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