Born in Guasave, Sinaloa, Mexico and raised in Oxnard, Ca, José Moreno 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.
Moreno is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Chicano & Latino Studies at California State University, Long Beach. 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 Postdoctoral 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.
His area of emphasis is Latino/a Education and Policy Studies.
“College Access, K-12 Concentrated Disadvantage and the Next 25 Years of Educational Research.” With John T. Yun. Educational Researcher 35.1 (2006): 12-19.
“The revolving door for underrepresented minority faculty in higher education.” With Sharon Parker, et. al. (2006).
“Introduction: The Puente Project: Issues and Perspectives on Preparing Latino Youth for High Education.” With P. Gándara. Journal of Educational Policy 16 (2002): 463-473.
“University Faculty Views about the Value of Diversity on Campus and in the Classroom.” In Does Diversity Make a Difference? Three Research Studies on Diversity in College Classrooms. AAUP/ACE. American Council of Education, 2000.
Ed. The Elusive Quest for Equality: 150 Years of Chicano/a Education. Cambridge: Harvard Education Press, 1998.