Marco's research interests relate to stratification in American higher education, P-20 pipeline issues, and sociology of education.
Marco Antonio Cruz is in his first year at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) pursuing a Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis in higher education. His current research interests relate to stratification in American higher education, P-20 pipeline issues, sociology of education, and the social, political, and economic manifestations of inequality in a modern democratic society. He currently is a consultant in research, evaluation, and public policy working with government and community-based agencies to address issues related to the K-16 dropout rate, youth and gang violence, and the building of healthy, sustainable communities. In addition, Marco Antonio is Assistant Editor of Higher Education Abstracts, a journal publication that is housed at CGU in the School of Educational Studies. Previously, he worked for twelve years at The National Hispanic University in San José, CA serving in various leadership positions in student and academic affairs.
M. A. Santa Clara University; Educational Administration with an emphasis in higher education
B.A. University of California, Davis; Sociology (Minor: Spanish)