Professor of Education, UCLA
Patricia Gándara is a Professor of Education at the University of California in Los Angeles. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from UCLA. She is Co-Director of The Civil Rights Project at UCLA, the Associate Director for the University of California Linguistic Minority Research Institute, and the Co-Director for Policy Analysis in California Education, which is a University of California/Stanford University policy research consortium. Her research focuses on education equity and access for low income and ethnic minority students.