- Michelle Espino
University of Maryland
MICHELLE M. ESPINO is Assistant Professor in the Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education Department at the University of Maryland. Dr. Espino’s research interests focus on the individual, organizational, and community factors that affect educational attainment for racial/ethnic minorities, particularly for Latinas/os/x. Her most recent work has focused on the critical contributions of underrepresented minority faculty at research extensive universities, which was published in the journal Sociology of Race & Ethnicity, and on the valuable example of Freedom University, an educational sanctuary for students without documentation, which was published in the Review of Higher Education.