Chican@ Latin@ Studies Professors


Armando Ibarra

Associate Professor, School for Workers, UW-Madison

608 262-9545

An Associate Professor with the School for Workers, Armando Ibarra holds a BA in Sociology and Spanish, as well as a Master’s in Public Administration, and a PhD in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine. Armando joined the School for Workers faculty in January 2011. Dr. Ibarra has extensive and diverse teaching, research and organizing experience. His research and fields of specialization are Chicano/a Latino/a working communities, adult education on issues of diversity in the workplace, international labor migration, leadership development, organizing workplaces, and applied research. He has taught for the CLS Program since 2011 and held the Director position since 2018.  For more information, see his website.


Falina Enriquez

Assistant Professor,  Anthropology

Alberta M. Gloria

Professor, Counseling Psychology

Mary Louise Gomez

Professor, Curriculum & Instruction

Paola Hernandez

Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

Edna Ledesma

Assistant Professor, Planning & Landscape Architecture

Michael Light

Associate Professor, Sociology and Chican@ & Latin@ Studies

Lori Lopez

Associate Professor, Communication Arts

Benjamin Marquez

Professor, Political Science

Sara McKinnon

Associate Professor, Communication Arts

Rubén Medina

Professor, Spanish & Portuguese and Chican@ & Latin@ Studies

Almita Miranda

Assistant Professor, Geography and Chican@ & Latin@ Studies

Alfonso Morales

Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, Planning & Landscape Architecture

Mariana Pacheco

Associate Professor,  Curriculum & Instruction

Steve Quintana

Professor, Counseling Psychology

Marla Ramírez

Assistant Professor, History and Chican@ & Latin@ Studies

Diego Román

Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction

Carolina Sarmiento

Assistant Professor, Civil Society & Community Studies, School of Human Ecology

Revel Sims

Assistant Professor, Planning and Landscape Architecture and Chican@ & Latin@ Studies

Kate Vieira

Professor,  Curriculum and Instruction, Susan J. Cellmer Distinguished Chair in Literacy

Juan E. Zalapa

Associate Professor,  Horticulture


Andrea-Teresa Arenas

Director, Office of Service Learning & Community Based Research

Jim Escalante

Professor,  Art

Francisco Scarano

Professor Ermeritus, Department of History

Consuelo López Springfield

Assistant Dean Emerita, Student Academic Affairs, College of Letters & Science

Lynet Uttal

Professor,  Counseling Psychology