My research focuses on innovative ways to conduct qualitative research with regard to higher education policy and organizations. I also teach graduate level courses in higher education administration, higher education policy, and diversity issues in postsecondary institutions.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles15
  • Harrell, K., Lechuga, V. M., & Hudock, M. M. (2022). Its more complicated than it seems: understanding nonverbal indicators of sexual consent among college students. Journal of Gender-Based Violence. 1-17.
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  • Lechuga, V. M (2012). Emotional Management and Motivation: A Case Study of Underrepresented Faculty. New Directions for Institutional Research. 2012(155), 85-98.
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  • Lechuga, V. M. (2012). Latino Faculty in STEM Disciplines: Motivation to Engage in Research Activities. JOURNAL OF LATINOS AND EDUCATION. 11(2), 107-123.
  • Lechuga, V. M. (2012). Exploring culture from a distance: the utility of telephone interviews in qualitative research. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUALITATIVE STUDIES IN EDUCATION. 25(3), 251-268.
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Texas A&M University; Educational Adm & Human Resources Development; 4226 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4226