Dr. José F. Moreno
Dr. José F. Moreno Ed.D,
California State University, Long Beach
Associate Professor of Latino Education & Policy Studies
Chicano & Latino Studies Dept.
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-1004
Tel. (562) 985.2093
Fax (562) 985.4631
José F. Moreno is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Chicano & Latino Studies at California State University, Long Beach, an elected City Council member of Anaheim and currently, as of February 2018, Mayor Pro-tem.
Dr. Moreno’s area of emphasis is Latino/a Education and Policy Studies. Born in Guasave, Sinaloa, Mexico and raised in Oxnard, Ca, he received his B.A. in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine; Ed.M. from Harvard University; and Ed.D. from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy.
Prior to joining CSULB, Dr. Moreno served on the faculty in the School of Educational Studies at Claremont Graduate University where he also served as the Research Analyst for the Campus Diversity Initiative Evaluation Resource Project, and Senior Institutional Researcher at Pomona College. Previously, Dr. Moreno served as a Post-Doctoral Scholar in the Division of Education at the University of California, Davis, where he studied the long-term influences of pre-college outreach programs for the nationally recognized Puente Project. Dr. Moreno has a wide number of publications and conference presentations which include:
- The Elusive Quest for Equality: 150 Years of Chicano/a Education (Ed.)
- University Faculty Views About the Value of Diversity on Campus and in the Classroom
- College Access, K-12 Concentrated Disadvantage and the Next 25 Years
- The Revolving Door of Underrepresented Minority Faculty in Higher Education
- co-editor with Patricia Gandara of a special issue of The Journal of Educational Policy titled, The Puente Project: Issues & Perspectives on Preparing Latino Youth for Higher Education.
José’s teaching & research interests include:
- Latino/a Education
- Educational Access & Equity
- Diversity and Higher Education
- Pre-College Outreach Programs
- Evaluation Methods
- Social Context Of Education.
Dr. Moreno is a past Co-Chair of the Editorial Board of the Harvard Educational Review and researcher for the Harvard University Civil Rights Project. Dr. Moreno sits on various advisory councils including the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME); Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Making Excellence Inclusive; and the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC) Student Success Task Force.
Dr. Moreno was the President of the Board of Education for the Anaheim City School District from 2006-2016, one of the largest elementary school districts in California serving over 19,000 students and an annual budget of over $180 million. A father of four beautiful girls, Dr. Moreno and his wife, Lorena Moreno, are among the founding parents of the only Dual Language Immersion Program in Anaheim.