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Educational Leadership Faculty and Staff

Allison Borden, Ed.D.
Associate Professor
Office Location: Hokona Hall 390
Phone: (505) 277-1285
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Curriculum Vitae

Alicia F. Chávez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location: Hokona Hall 392A
Phone: (505) 277-4387
Scholarly Interests:

  • Identity and Leadership in Higher Education
  • Culture and College Teaching/Learning

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Vi Florez

Viola E. Florez, Ed.D.
Professor & PNM Endowed Chair
Office Location: Hokona Hall 392
Phone: (505) 277-2367
Scholarly Interests:

  • P-20 education - critical transition years
  • Educational leadership and policy development in higher education
  • Teacher preparation - focus on urban education and bilingual settings
  • Community engagement, impact of community involvement on learning, and public service
  • Social Intervention and change - influences on community and school neighborhoods
  • Family history and traditions

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Heredia-Garcia

Meriah E. Heredia Griego, MCRP.

Office Location: 
Scholarly Interests:

  • Education Policy
  • Construction of Student Identities in Policy Discourse
  • Hispanic Serving Institution Leadership
  • Government Relations and Lobbying in Higher Education

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Dr. Minthorn

Robin Minthorn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 
Office Location: Hokona Hall 377
Phone: (505) 277-5950
Scholarly Interests:

  • Indigenous perspectives and concepts of leadership including experiences of contemporary Native American women leaders
  • Multi-generational leadership perspectives within tribal communities
  • Leadership development and models for Indigenous college students
  • Impacts of student support programs in Native American higher education

Curriculum Vitae

Scott Hughes, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor
Office Location: Center for Education Policy Research
Phone: (505) 277-2344
Scholarly Interests:

  • Data Informed Decision Making and P-20 Education Policy
  • Leading and Managing Change in Educational Organizations
  • Educational Staff Development
  • Leadership and early childhood education

Curriculum Vitae

Shawn L. Secatero, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location: Hokona Hall 388
Phone: (505) 277-6018
Scholarly Interests:

  • Higher and Adult Education
  • Indigenous Leadership
  • Holistic Wellness and Leadership
  • P-20 Literacy and Language Teaching
  • Career Education and Development

Sheri Williams, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
Office Location: Hokona Hall 380
Scholarly Interests:

  • Relational Leadership
  • Cultural Competence
  • Critical Thinking
  • Community Engagements

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