Co-Director, Center for Educational Equity and Intercultural Research
Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
Dr. Christian Alejandro Bracho is an Assistant Professor of Teacher Education in the LaFetra College of Education at the University of La Verne. His research explores teacher identity, teacher movements, LGBT communities, and nonviolence education, and he is currently working on a book proposal based on his ethnographic study of the radical teachers’ union in Oaxaca, Mexico. Dr. Bracho has previously taught courses on educational equity, immigration policy, and comparative education at American University, The New School, and New York University. He has contributed articles on nationalism to the Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationality and for the Oxford Bibliographies Online, was the lead author of an article about nonviolence education in The Living Gandhi, published by Penguin India, and has written about Mexican teacher movements for the Christian Science Monitor. He recently co-authored an article on undocumented queer Latinx immigrants for the Journal of Homosexuality. A former high school English teacher, Dr. Bracho also has experience working as a teacher trainer, education consultant, and professional development facilitator in Los Angeles County and Europe. He is an active member of the American Education Research Association and involved in the Comparative and International Education Society.