194: The Latinx Guide to Grad School with Drs. Magdalena Barrera and Genevieve Negron Gonzalez
This week, we have two guests, Dr. Magdalena Barrera and Dr. Genevieve Negron Gonzalez who share their experience in academia and discuss their new co-authored book, The Latinx Guide to Grad School.
Dr. Magdalena Barrera is an author, educator, and university leader with 18 years of experience in higher education. A former first-generation college student, she is an expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion, particularly within Hispanic Serving Institutions. Dr. Genevieve Negron Gonzalez is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of San Francisco. She is an interdisciplinary scholar of education and immigration.
In this episode we go over: Dr. Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales’ upbringing on the US-Mexico border, her involvement in political activism, and grad school path. Dr. Magdalena Barrera’s experience growing up in the Midwest and her mother’s influence in her pursuing higher ed. They both share an inside look on what it was like collaborating on the book project from start to finish and how collaboration can enhance the quality and impact of academic work.
You can purchase a copy of their book here and contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
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