Cinthia S Salinas
Dr. Salinas is a member of the Social Studies program area, and is an affiliate faculty member in the Bilingual/Bicultural and the Cultural Studies in Education program areas. Her focus in the social studies includes historical thinking in elementary bilingual and secondary education late arrival immigrant ESL classroom settings, as well as broader understandings of citizenship. Her work also examines the social studies teachers' enactment of curriculum and instruction in an era of high stakes testing. In addition, Dr. Salinas conducts research on migrant education and notions of educator as activist.