Tara J. Yosso is professor in the School of Education at the University of Michigan. Her research and teaching draw on the frameworks of critical race theory and LatCrit Theory, a discipline focused on examining the intersections of race, law and power. Yosso’s research focuses more specifically on how the intersections of race, class, gender, language, phenotype, accent and immigrant status affect access to educational equity.. Her current research on critical race media literacy analyzes racial microaggressions evidenced in film portrayals of Latinas/os in school. Her research has been published in journals such as History of Education Quarterly, Radical History Review, Race Ethnicity and Education, Qualitative Inquiry and the Harvard Educational Review.
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