Edgar Fidel Lopez is a research associate at the Pullias Center for Higher Education and a Ph.D. student at the University of Southern California. His research focuses on first-generation college students, faculty-graduate student mentoring relationships, and Latinas/os in higher education. Previously, he completed two B.A.s (Political Science & Chicana/o Studies) at the University of California, Los Angeles then obtained his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a 2012 Gates Millennium Scholarship recipient.
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Rossier Ph.D. Profile
University of Southern California (USC) [2019 – Current]
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Urban Education Policy
University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin) [2017 – 2019]
Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership & Policy
Graduate Portfolio: Mexican American and Latina/o Studies
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) [2012 – 2016]
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science & Chicana/o Studies
Minor in Education
Inglewood High School (IHS) [2008 – 2012]
High School Diploma