Aída Hurtado

Aída Hurtado
Department Chair
Luis Leal Endowed Chair

Contact Phone

(805) 893-8807

Office Location

1709 South Hall


Equity issues in education for Chicanas/os, Chicana feminist theory, media representations of Latinos & other ethnic & racial groups, social identity, including ethnic identity


B.A.: Pan American University
M.A.: University of Michigan
Ph.D.: University of Michigan


  • Equity issues in education
  • Feminist theory
  • Representations of ethnic and racial groups in the media
  • Social identity, including ethnic identity



Hurtado, A., Cervantez, K., & Eccleston, M. Infinite possibilities, many remaining obstacles: Language, culture, and identity in Latino/a educational achievement. In E. J. Murillo Jr., & E. E. Garcia (Eds.) The handbook of Latinos and education: Theory, research, and practice. New York: Routledge, 2010.  Download PDF

Hurtado, A. Multiple lenses: Multicultural feminist theory. In H. Landrine & N. Russo (Eds.),Handbook of diversity in feminist psychology. New York: Springer Publishing Company, 2009. Download PDF

Hurtado, A., & Cervantez, K. A view from within and from without: The development of Latina feminist psychology. In F. A. Villarruel, G. Carlo, J. Grau, M. Azmitia, N. Cabrera & T. J. Chahin, (Eds.), The Handbook of US Latino Psychology: Developmental and community based perspectives(pp. 171-190). Thousand Oakes, CA: Sage Publications, 2009.  Download PDF