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Chávez-Moreno receives recognition from American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education

November 01, 2018

UW-Madison alumna Laura Chávez-Moreno was recently awarded the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education's (AAHHE) 2019 Outstanding Dissertation Competition third place award.

Laura Chavez-Moreno
Chávez-Moreno
Her dissertation is titled: “A critical race ethnography examining dual-language education in the new Latinx diaspora: Reinforcing and resisting bilingual education's racial roots.”

Chávez-Moreno earned her Ph.D. from the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction this past summer.

She will be receiving her award and will be presenting her research at AAHHE's annual national conference Feb. 28 to March 2 in Costa Mesa, California.

Chávez-Moreno is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at University of California, Los Angeles.

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