Distinguished Speaker Event

Emerging Scholars Panel 2019

Tuesday, May 7
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Room D, UC Davis Student Community Center

UC Davis School of Education and the Graduate Group in Education present this special panel showcasing critical, diverse disciplinary perspectives in education from exceptional pre-tenure scholars across the nation.


Flores HeadshotTracey T. Flores, PhD
Assistant Professor 
University of Texas at Austin


Tracey T. Flores is an assistant professor of Language and Literacy at the University of Texas at Austin College of Education. Her research focuses on Latina mothers and daughters language and literacy practices and on family literacy, specifically family writing, as a springboard for advocacy, empowerment, and transformation.

Learn more about Tracey Flores.

Lopez HeadshotJameson David Lopez, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Arizona


 Jameson D. Lopez is an enrolled member of the Quechan tribe located in Fort Yuma, California. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Arizona. He studies Native American education using Indigenous statistics and has expertise in the limitations of collecting and applying quantitative results to Indigenous populations.

Learn More about Jameson David Lopez.

Madkins HeadshotTia Madkins, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Austin


 Tia Madkins is an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Texas at Austin College of Education. Her research explores equity-focused STEM teaching and learning with an emphasis on elementary science education in urban contexts.

Learn More about Tia Madkins.

Contact Lauren Thomas at lhthomas@ucdavis.edu or 530-752-8847 for any event questions.  

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