Roberto A. Ibarra

Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin/Madison (1976)

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Office: SSCI 1055
Office phone: 505-277-4841

Research Areas

Race & Ethnicity; Sociology of Education, Diversity in Higher Education, Latina/o societies & cultures.


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Roberto Ibarra is PI on a new project (funded by LAII) that involves cataloging and annotating over 1,000 documents, photographs and letters from the family of General Diego Ybarra of Venezuela. The index and scanned documents are available at the UNM Zimmerman Library website.

2012. “The Initiative to Extend Medicare into Mexico: A Case Study in Changing U.S. Health Care Policy,” Health, Culture and Society, 1, 1: 66-89.

2005 A Place to Belong: The Library as Prototype for Context Diversity. In H. Thompson (Ed.), Currents and Convergence: Navigating the Rivers of Change (pp. 1-18). Proceedings of the 12th Annual National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries. Chicago: American Association of Libraries.

2005 – Examining Gender-Related Differential Item Functioning using Insights from Psychometric and Multicontext Theory. With Allan S. Cohen. In Ann M. Gallagher and James C. Kaufman, Eds. Mind the Gap: Gender Differences in Mathematics. Chapter 7, Section 3: pp. 353-420, Cognitive Psychology. Cambridge University Press.

2004 – Academic Success and the Latino Family. In Raul Ybarra and Nancy Lopez eds. Creating Alternative Discourses in the Education of Latinos and Latinas, New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing. pp. 113-132.

2003 – The Latina/o Faculty and the Tenure Process in Cultural Context. In Jeanett Castellanos and Lee Jones, Eds. Majority in the Minority: Expanding the Representation of Latina/o Faculty, Administrators, and Students in Higher Education, pp. 207-219, Stylus, Alexandria, VA.

2001 – Beyond Affirmative Action: Reframing the Context of Higher Education. The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI.

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