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LUIS PONJUAN
Associate Professor
BIOGRAPHY
Dr. Luis Ponjuan received his Ph.D. in Higher Education from University of Michigan in 2005. He joined the Educational Administration and Human Resources Development Department as an Associate Professor in 2012. He is the Research Director of the IDEAL (Investing in Diversity, Equity, Access, and Learning) research project. He teaches undergraduate courses in Human Resources Development and graduate courses in Higher Education. He has also graduated 12 doctoral students and over 50 masters students. His social justice research agenda focuses on Latino male students, Faculty members of color, and STEM learning outcomes. He has received over 1.6 million in external and internal research funding from the TG Foundation, Greater Texas Foundation, and the National Science Foundation. He has met President Obama and Vice President Biden and spoken at the White House for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence. He serves on the editorial board for the ASHE Higher Education Report Series. He has published peer-reviewed journal articles, an edited book, and national policy briefs. He has received the 2016 CEHD Climate award, 2014 CEHD Outstanding New Faculty Award, the 2014 CEHD Aggies Commit to Transforming Lives Administrative Fellowship, and the 2010 SAGE Publications most downloaded journal article award.[195][130][194][160]
COURSES TAUGHT
EDAD601. COLLEGE TEACHING
2020C,2019C,2016C,2016A,2015A
EDAD603. ADV STUD DEVELOP THEORY
2018C,2017C,2016C,2015C,2014C
EDAD612. POLY IN ADM HIGHER ED
2015C
EDAD684. INTERNSHIP
2017A,2015A,2014C
EDAD685. DIRECTED STUDIES
2018C,2017A,2015A
EDAD690. THEORY EDAD RESEARCH
2014C,2013C,2013A
EHRD289. SPECIAL TOPICS IN
2018B,2017B
EHRD408. GLOBAL DIV IN WORKPLACE
2020B,2020A,2019A,2018C,2018A
EHRD485. DIRECTED STUDIES
2016C
EHRD490. RESEARCH IN HRD/TCM
2019A,2018A,2017A
EHRD690. THRY OF EHRD RESEARCH
2020C,2020A,2019C

FORMER DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Leticia Palomin (Fall 2018)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Journal Articles
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.
Clark, M., Ponjuan, L., Orrock, J., Wilson, T., & Flores, G. (2013). Supports and Barriers for Latino Males[8217] Educational Pursuits: Perceptions of Counselors and Administrators. Journal of Counseling and Development. 91(4) 458-466
Ponjuan, L. (2013). Awareness into Action: Helping Latino students succeed in Texas Higher Education. The Journal for the Texas Association of College & University Student Personnel Administrators.
Book Chapters
Ponjuan, L., (2016). Collaborative Consciousness: Improving Latino Male Student Research, Policy, and Practice. Saenz, V, Ponjuan, L., & Figueroa, J. (Eds). Latino Males in Higher Education. Stylus Publishing.
Ponjuan, L., (2016). Latino males in American high schools: An examination of the 2012 High School Longitudinal Study (HSLS: 2012). Saenz, V, Ponjuan, L., & Figueroa, J. (Eds). Latino Males in Higher Education. Stylus Publishing
Saenz, V.B., Ponjuan, L., Figueroa, J. L. (2016). Current Trends and Future outlooks on the pervasive gender gap in Educational attainment for Latino males. Latino Males in Higher Education. Stylus Publishing
Ponjuan, L., Saenz, V. (2015). Mexican American Males[48]19 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. University of Texas Press
Saenz, V. B., Ponjuan, L., Segovia, J. and Del Real Viramontes, J. (2015), Developing a Latino Mentoring Program: Project MALES (Mentoring to Achieve Latino Educational Success). New Directions for Higher Education, 2015: 75[48]1385. doi: 10.1002/he.20144
Other Publications and Presentations
Saenz, V. B., Ponjuan, L. (2012). Latino Males: Improving College Access and Degree Completion: A New National Imperative. AAHHE, Educational Testing Services, and University of Texas-San Antonio

RESEARCH PROJECTS
The Status Report on Engineering Education
PI. Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities - NSF (Federal)
2017-10-01 — 2019-09-30
Inclusive Community of Aggie Researchers (iCAR)
Co-PI. Howard Hughes Medical Institute (Private)
2017-09-01 — 2022-08-31
Inclusive Community of Aggie Researchers (iCAR)
Co-PI. Howard Hughes Medical Institute (Private)
2017-09-01 — 2022-08-31
REU Site: Ecohydrology of a Tropical Montane Forest
Co-I. Texas A&M Agrilife Research - NSF (Federal)
2017-08-01 — 2020-07-31
CAREER: Mapping the Halo of the Milky Way with the Dark Energy Survey
Co-I. National Science Foundation (Federal)
2016-09-01 — 2021-08-31
REU SITE: Astronomical Research and Instrumentation at Texas A&M
Co-I. National Science Foundation (Federal)
2016-09-01 — 2019-08-31
Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color
PI. University of Texas at Austin-Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation (Private)
2016-09-01 — 2017-08-31
The Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color: Creating Institutional Capacity Building Tools and Activities
PI. Greater Texas Foundation (Private)
2016-09-01 — 2019-08-31
Texas A&M Astronomy NSF-REU Program Assessment
PI. TAMU Honors and Undergraduate Research Office (State)
2014-05-01 — 2016-08-31
Texas Higher Education Consortium for Male Student Success
PI. University of Texas at Austin - Greater Texas Foundation (Private)
2013-06-01 — 2016-08-31

EDITORSHIPS
Editorial Board Member. Journal of Student Financial Aid (2013 - 2014)
LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Diversity, Social and Climate Chair (2014)