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Julio Cammarota

professor, Mexican-American studies, U of AZ

Julio Cammarota is an assistant professor in the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology and the Mexican-American Studies and Research Center at the University of Arizona. He completed a doctoral program at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Education in May of 2001. He has published papers on family, work, and education among Latinaos and the relationship between culture and academic achievement. He has co-authored a seminal article on applying a social justice approach to youth development practices. Currently, he is the director of the Social Justice Education Project in Tucson, Arizona.