Oscar Jiménez-Castellanos, Ph.D., is chair of the Department of Education and Murchison Endowed Professor of Education at Trinity University. He also serves as Executive Director of the Center for Educational Leadership. Previously, Jiménez-Castellanos was associate professor and Founding Director of the Latinx education research center at Santa Clara University. He also served as a visiting scholar in 2016-17 at University of California, Berkeley and affiliated with the Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) at Stanford University. He began his academic career at Arizona State University where he served as assistant professor and associate professor.
Claremont Graduate University
San Diego State University
Sacramento State University
His areas of scholarly expertise include k-12 school funding, parent engagement and its impact on opportunity, equity and outcomes in low-income and linguistically diverse communities.
Honors & Awards
Early Career Award from the Hispanic Research SIG of the American Education Research Association (AERA), American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Book Award, National Education Finance Academy Fellow and a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow.