My social justice research agenda focused on access and equity in higher education for underrepresented students and faculty members of color, and STEM learning outcomes.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles12
  • Ponjuán, L., & Hernández, S. (2021). Different Yet Similar: The Educational Experiences of Latinx Male Students at Texas PWI, HSI, and HBCU Institutions. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education. 20(4), 453-465.
  • Martinez, M. A., Valle, F., Cortez, L. J., Ponjuan, L., & Senz, V. B. (2018). Context Is Key: School Leaders Approaches in Creating and Maintaining Dual Enrollment Opportunities in South Texas. Leadership and Policy in Schools. 17(4), 516-540.
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  • Ponjuán, L., Palomín, L., & Hernández, S. (2018). Presidential Leadership: Improving Completion Rates of Latino Male Students at Texas Community Colleges. Association of Mexican American Educators Journal. 11(3), 178-178.
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  • Ponjuan, L., Palomin, L., & Calise, A. (2015). Latino Male Ethnic Subgroups: Patterns in College Enrollment and Degree Completion. New Directions for Higher Education. 2015(172), 59-69.
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  • Senz, V. B., Ponjuan, L., Segovia, J., & Del Real Viramontes, J. (2015). Developing a Latino Mentoring Program: Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success). New Directions for Higher Education. 2015(171), 75-85.
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  • Ryu, W., Burmicky, J., Sáenz, V., & Ponjuán, L. (2021). Exploring Educational and Workforce Data Trends on Latino Boys and Men. Handbook of Latinos and Education. 237-248. Routledge.
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  • Ponjuan, L., Alcantar, C. M., & Soria, K. M. (2016). Redefining Civic Engagement: A Developmental Model of Students’ Civic-Related Capabilities. Civic Engagement and Community Service at Research Universities. 99-122. Palgrave Macmillan UK.
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  • Ponjuan, L., & Saenz, V. (2015). Mexican American Males Pathways to Higher Education: Awareness to Achievement. Zambrana, R. E., & Hurtado, S. (Eds.), The Magic Key The Educational Journey of Mexican Americans from K-12 to College and Beyond. 193-214. University of Texas Press.
  • Ponjuan, L., & Horton, D. (2010). Tenure and African American Faculty. Encyclopedia of African American Education. Sage Publications, Inc..
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Conference Papers1
  • Saenz, V. B., & Ponjuan, L. (2009). The Vanishing Latino Male in Higher Education. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education. 8(1), 54-89.
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Texas A&M University; Educational Adm & Human Resources Development; 4226 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4226