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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

Post Doctoral Fellow

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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