Jesús Jaime-Diaz Ph.D., Outreach Coordinator/Instructor, Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies
Dr. Jesus Jaime-Diaz is a first generation Mexican American/Chicano activist-scholar having earned a Ph.D. in Language, Reading & Culture with a Minor in Mexican American Studies from The University of Arizona. He also holds an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies and a BA with a double major in Ethnic Studies & Speech Communication from Oregon State University. Dr. Jaime-Diaz is also an AA and a GED recipient from Blue Mountain Community College in rural Northeastern Oregon.
His research has focused on testimonio and critical ethnographic methods for exploring how Mexican American community college students in Oregon use their lived experiences as catalyst to “empower” them to pursue higher education. His current research utilizes racialized social class as a unit for analysis in the schooling experience(s) of Mexican American students along the Borderlands of Arizona.
His work has published in Ethnic Studies Review (ESR), Association of Mexican American Educators Journal (AMAE), Journal of Latinos and Education (J. Lat. Educ), Community College Review (CCR), Journal of Class & Culture (JCLC), Andragogical Studies (AS), and Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (JCEPS).
He is Co-Director of The Association for Ethnic Studies (AES) and serves on the Board of Directors. He’s also treasurer for the Marxian Analysis of Society, Schools and Education (SIG 157) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). He also works with the Editorial Collective of the Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (JCEPS), based out of The Hellenic Republic of Greece at The National and Kapodistrain University of Athens.