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The Center for Research and Policy in Education

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Publications

The Center has been very active and highly-visible in terms of research and publications. A list of publications authored or co-authored by CRPE staff is provided below.



Refereed Research Journal Articles

Nora, A., & Carales, V. (under review). Finding place: Cognitive and psychosocial factors impacting students’ sense of belonging. Submitted to The Journal of Higher Education.


Kanagala, V., Rendon, L. & Nora, A. (2016). A framework for understanding Latino/a cultural wealth. Diversity & Democracy, 19(1).


Crisp, G., Taggart, A., & Nora, A. (2015). Undergraduate Latina/o students: A systematic review of research identifying factors contributing to academic success outcomes. Review of Educational Research, 85(2), 249-274. DOI:10.3102/0034654314551064


Espino, M., Vega, I., Rendon, L, Ranero, J. & Muniz, M. (2012).  The process of reflexion in bridging testimonios across lived experience. Equity and Excellence in Education, 45:3, 444-459.


Rendón, L & Munoz, S. (EDS) (2011).  Revisiting validation theory.  Theoretical foundations, applications, and extensions. Special Issue of Enrollment Management Journal, Vol 5, No.2., 12-33. 


Rendon, L. & Munoz, S. Eds. (2011). Special Issue of Enrollment Management Journal.


Nora, A., Crisp, G., & Matthews, C. (2011). A Reconceptualization of CCSSE’s Benchmarks of Student Engagement. The Review of Higher Education, 35(1), 105-130. ISSN: 0162-5748


Nora, A., Urick, A., & Quiroz, P. (Summer 2011). Validating students: A conceptualization and overview of its impact on student experiences and outcomes. Enrollment Management Journal, 5(2), 34-52.


Rendon, L. (2011). Cultivating una persona educada. A sentipensante (sensing/thinking) vision of education.  Journal of College and Character.  Volume 12, No. 2, 1-9.


Crisp, G., & Nora, A. (2010). Hispanic student success: Factors influencing the persistence and transfer decisions of Latino community college students enrolled in developmental education. Research in Higher Education, 51(2), 175-194. DOI: 10.1007/s11162-009-9151-x


Nora, A., & Crisp, G. (2009). Hispanics and higher education: An overview of research, theory and practice. In  J.C. Smart’s (Ed.), Handbook of Higher Education: Theory and Research. New York, NY: Agathon Press.






Non-refereed Journal Articles

Kanagala, V. & Rendon, L. (2013).  Birthing internal images: Employing the cajita project in a college classroom.  In Sanders, L.A. (Ed). New Directions in Teaching and Learning #134. 41-52.


Nora, A., Crisp, G., & Reyes, N. (2013). Higher Education. In Oxford Bibliographies in Latino Studies. Ed. Ilan Stavans. New York: Oxford University Press.



Books

de los Santos, A., Rendon, L., Keller, G., Acereda, A., Bensimon, E., & Tannenbaum, R. (in press). Hispanic students move forward: Policies, planning and progress in promoting access. Hispanic Research Center’s Bilingual Press, Arizona State University.


de los Santos, A., Rendon, L., Keller, G., Acereda, A., Bensimon, E., & Tannenbaum, R. (in press). New directions in Hispanic student assessment and academic preparation. Hispanic Research Center’s Bilingual Press, Arizona State University.


Rendon, L.I., & Kanagala, V. (Eds.) (in press). The Latino student guide to STEM careers. Greenwood Press.


Harper, S.R., Jackson, J., Austin, A., Conrad, C., Kezar, A., Rendon, L.I., & St. John, E. (Eds.). (2011). Introduction to American Higher Education. New York: Rutledge.



Book Chapters

Nora, A., & Carales, V. (in press). Latino college students: A trajectory in the right direction after year of despondency. In de los Santos, A., Rendon, L., Keller, G., Acereda, A., Bensimon, E., & Tannenbaum, R. (Eds.), Hispanic students move forward: Policies, planning and progress in promoting access. Hispanic Research Center’s Bilingual Press, Arizona State University.


Carales, V., Beldsoe,R., & Nora, A. (in press). Paying for college. In L. Rendon, & Kanagala, V. (Eds.), The Latino student guide to STEM careers. Greenwood Press


Rendon, L. I. (2016). Introduction. In Kristan Venegas & Ronald Hallett (Eds.), Latino College Students in U.S. Colleges and Universities: 21st Century Perspectives. Special issue of theJournal of Latino-Latin American Studies. Omaha, Nebraska: Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies


Rendon, L.I., Nora, A., & Kanagala, V. (2014). Ventiajas/assets y conocimientos/knowledge: Leveraging Latin@ strengths to foster student success. In F. Bonner, Elon Dancy, T., Mendez, J., & Palmer, R. (Eds.), The future of Hispanic-serving institutions in American higher education: A guide to overcoming obstacles to student learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus Press.


Rendon, L.I. & Kanagala V. (2014). Contemplative pedagogy in a culturally diverse classroom.  In Tobolowsky, B.F. (Ed.).  Paths to learning.  Teaching for engagement in college.  Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. 


Nora, A., & Crisp, G. (2012). Student persistence and subsequent degree attainment beyond the first year in college: Existing knowledge and directions for future research. In A. Seidman (Ed.) College Student Retention: Formula for Student Success, 2nd Edition (pp. 229-250). Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.


Rendon, L (2011).  Preface to Section on College Students. In S.R. Harper & J.F.L. Jackson (Eds).  Introduction to American Higher Education.  New York: Routledge.


Rendon, L.I. , Kanagala, V., & Bledsoe, R. (In Progress). Shattering the deficit paradigm: Toward a culturally-validating Latino student success framework. In A. Acereda, Bensimon, E., de los Santos, A., Keller, G., Rendon, L., & Tannenbaum, R. (Eds.). (Under Contract). Hispanic students move forward: Assessment, access and achievement. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.



Commissioned Papers

Kanagala, V., & Rendon, L.I. (2013). A study of collective impact in the San Antonio Diplomas Project. Commissioned paper for Diplomas Project.


Rendon, L., Dowd, A., & Nora, A. (2012) Priced out. A closer look at postsecondary affordability for Latino students. Commissioned paper for President Barack Obama’s White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.



White Papers

Crisp, G., & Nora, A. (2012). Overview of Hispanics in science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM): K-16 representation, preparation and participation. White paper prepared for Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.


Nora, A., & Crisp, G. (2012). Hispanic student participation and success in developmental education. White paper prepared for Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities grant award to CRPE.


Nunez, A.M., Crisp, G., & Elizondo, D. (2012). First Generation Latino/as. White paper prepared for Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities grant award to CRPE.


Nora, A., & Crisp, G. (2012). Future research on Hispanic students: What have we yet to learn and what new and diverse perspectives are needed to examine Latino success in higher education. White paper for Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities (HACU). San Antonio, Texas.


Crisp, G., & Nora, A. (2012). Hispanic and higher education: An overview of research, theory and practice. White paper prepared for the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.


Nora, A., & Reyes, N. (2012). Lost among the data: A review of Latino first generation college students. White paper for Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities (HACU). San Antonio, Texas.


Nora, A., & Crisp, G. (2012). Overview of Hispanics in science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM): K-16 representation, preparation, and participation. White paper for Hispanic Association for Colleges and Universities (HACU). San Antonio, Texas.




Editorial Work

Dr. Amaury Nora

2004-2014  Editor, The Review of Higher Education, Journal for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)


1998-2009  Editorial Board, Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory and Practice


2008  Co-Editor, Special Issue on the Impact of Technology on Student Persistence, Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory and Practice


2006  Co-Editor, Special Issue on Hispanic Students in Higher Education, Journal of Hispanic Higher Education


2002-2006  Editorial Board, Journal of Hispanic Higher Education


1997-2003  Editorial Board, The Journal of Higher Education


1990-2000  Editorial Board, Research in Higher Education


1994-1996  Associate Editor on Equity Issues, Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research


1989-1995  Consulting editor and manuscript reviewer for The Journal of Higher Education


1988-1991  Editorial Board, The Review of Higher Education



Dr. Laura Rendon

2011-2016  Editor and Founder,PERSPECTIVAS, a policy brief series sponsored by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, ETS and the UTSA Center for Research and Policy in Education


2015-Present  Editorial Advisory Board, Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of MALCS 


2009-2015  Advisory Board,Journal of Student Affairs Research & Practice, NASPA


2011-Present  Editorial Advisory Board,The National Teaching and Learning Forum


2011-Present  Editorial Board,Religion and Education


1993-Present   Associate Editor,The Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering.  Virginia Polytechnic Institute.


2011  Guest Editor,Enrollment Management Journal


2011  Editorial Reviewer,Southwest Teaching and Learning Journal


2008-2011  Editorial Board,Enrollment Management Journal.  Sponsored by TG.