About Cathy Gastelum
Cathy Duarte Gastelum is a Ph. D. student in Mexican American Studies. Her minor is Educational Leadership with a focus on Race and Education. Cathy's research focuses on Mexican students and how their actions impact the community. She credits Tucson Unified School District's Raza Studies program for motivating her to pursue any goals she has and would not be in the position she is in today without that specific program. She currently works as a Research Specialist for The ASPIRE Project housed in the Frances McClelland Institute for Children, Youth, and Families. ASPIRE is a program designed to offer quality after school and youth development programs, professional development, and coaching.
Courses taught: Summer 2017-Culture, Community, & Identity (MAS 265)