Sergio A. Gonzalez is a doctoral student in the School of Educational Studies Department and Dual Master of Arts student in the Applied Gender Studies Program at Claremont Graduate University. Sergio earned his M.Ed. in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs from the University of Southern California (USC) and his B.A. in Communication Studies from Manhattanville College.
Areas of Expertise
Sergio's research interests focus on Jotería (Queer) pedagogy, education equity, social justice, undocumented/Dacamented students, and Queer Latinx students in higher education.
In his spare time, Sergio loves to unwind with a good book, meditate to heal the soul, and take long walks with his dog.
Selected Research and Publications
Duran, A., Orozco, R., & Gonzalez, S.A. (2020). Imagining the future of jotería studies in higher education. Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 14(2), 67-86.
Awards and Honors
- 2020 - Tae Han Kim Award Recipient; Claremont Graduate University
- 2019 - Bowen Associate Fellowship Recipient; Claremont Graduate University
As the proud hijo de a first-generation Madre and Mexican Immigrant Padre, Joto, Latinx, feminist, Jotería scholar and activist, Sergio focuses on co-creating counternarratives of queer Latinx/a/o individuals within higher education.
- Introduction to Queer Studies
- Queer Representation in Film and Video