By Nabih Haddad Economic globalization has caused a fracturing of regulatory ascendency, furthering the tensions between public and private governance at the local, regional, and international levels. This result of globalization has produced an atmosphere where transnational actors can now operate beyond the scope of any one regulatory environment (Backer, 2010; Ruggie, 2007).  In response, […]

On March 29-30, 2012, CSHPE professor Dr. Michael Bastedo presented at the Educational Policy Studies (EPS) Conference.  The 9th annual EPS conference titled The Public Interest and the Future of Public Higher Education in the 21st Century, took place at the University of Wisconsin Madison.  Based upon his previous research, Dr. Bastedo gave a presentation […]

Kimberly Reyes, Graduate Student Research Assistant, represented the National Forum at “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant: A Policy Perspective.”  The event took place on February 21st at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at University of Michigan.  “The presentation explored public policy related to undocumented immigrants, specifically with regard to the personal […]

By JULIA PRESTON Published: April 26, 2011   Olga Zanella, a Mexican-born college student in Texas, should have started months ago trying to figure out how she could make a life in Mexico, since American immigration authorities were working resolutely to deport her there. But Ms. Zanella, 20, could not bring herself to make plans. She was […]

Assistant Professor of Social Work and Social-Community Psycholoy Universidad del Este Emarely Rosa-Dávila is a higher education instructor and administrator in the field of clinical social work for undergraduate and graduate programs. As a subject matter expert and practitioner in the field of social work and social-community psychology, she’s committed to research in the field […]

Director of Graduate Student Success University of Michigan Mark Kamimura-Jimenez is the Director of GSS for the Rackham Graduate School. In this role he is responsible for the development of programs to support academic and professional success, and enhance the quality of student life, of a highly diverse population of Master’s and PhD students. He […]

Interim Chair of Occupational, Workforce and Leadership Studies Texas State University Mary Jo Garcia Biggs, LCSW is Associate Professor of Social Work and Interim Chair of Occupational, Workforce, and Leadership Studies (OWLS) at Texas State University. She holds the MSW from Our Lady of the Lake University and the PhD from Texas A&M University. Biggs, […]

Adjunct Professor of Education and Faculty Advising Fellow College of Charleston Kendall Deas is a native of Sumter, S.C. He holds a BSFS degree in International Relations from Georgetown University, a MA in Globalization Studies from Dartmouth College, a MA in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis, a MSPP degree in Public Policy […]

Sergeant of Criminal Investigation Texas State University Alex Villalobos is a Police Sergeant, supervising the Criminal Investigations Division at the Texas State University Police Department. Alex Villalobos received his undergraduate degree in criminal justice and his graduate degree in public administration. He is an 8-year veteran of law enforcement and has taught basic self-defense for […]

Vice President for Academic Affairs Union Institute & University Nelson Soto serves as the vice president for academic affairs at Union Institute & University. He provides leadership to assure the quality of the university’s academic programs, advancing the university’s mission of engaging, enlightening, and empowering students and continuing development of enrollment. “My vision for Union […]