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Graduate Scholar Highlights

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Alumni Spotlight

Maribel Santiago, PhD '15
Former Graduate Scholar-in-Residence, School of Education
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

The National Council for the Social Studies awarded Maribel Santiago, PhD '15, its 2016 Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award for her groundbreaking doctoral research at Stanford Graduate School of Education on the challenges of teaching Latino history in U.S. classrooms.: “Reconceptualizing the Teaching of Mexican American Contributions in U.S. History: A Case Study on Mendez v. Westminster.”

Past Scholars


  • Dr. Isla Flores-Bayer  |  Department of Linguistics
  • Gabriela Andicoechea Fischmann  |  Department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures
  • Karina Gutiérrez  |  Department of Theatre and Performance Studies
  • Luz Minerva Ruvalcaba Jiménez  |  Program in Modern Thought and Literature
  • Vanessa Seals  |  Department of English
  • Cristopher Vázquez  |  Program in Modern Thought and Literature