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Patricia Gándara

Senior Research Fellow
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Patricia Gándara is a research professor of education and Co-Director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA. She is an elected fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the National Academy of Education. In 2011 she was appointed to President Obama’s Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, and in 2015 received the Distinguished Career Award from the AERA Scholars of Color Committee. She has been a fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Italy, the French-American Association at Sciences Po Graduate Institute in Paris, and Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, New Jersey.