Ana Guadalupe Garcia-Nevarez California State University, Sacramento, USA
Dr. Ana Garcia-Nevarez is the chair of the undergraduate studies division in the College of Education and a professor at California State University, Sacramento. She received a BA in psychology and child development from California State University, Northridge, and an MA in school psychology and a PhD in curriculum and instruction (emphasis in elementary education) from Arizona State University. She was a Regents’ graduate academic scholar at Arizona State University. She has taught at California State University, Sacramento, since 2001. She has taught courses in cross-cultural child development, language and literacy development, curriculum and instruction, and research methods. Her research interest includes evaluating preservice teachers’ attitudes toward diversity, civic engagement, and career development. Her research agenda has allowed her to be an active member in the preschool and elementary school community. Dr. Garcia-Nevarez is the author of several research articles and monographs. She regularly presents at national and international conferences.