The Benson Latin American Collection

Angela Valenzuela Papers, circa 1990-2000s

Preliminary Inventory

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Valenzuela, Angela, 1959-
Title: Angela Valenzuela Papers
Dates: circa 1990-2000s
Abstract: This collection contains the office files and various papers of Angela Valenzuela.
Accession No.: 2014-41
Extent: 46.5 linear feet
Language: English
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Angela Valenzuela is a professor in both the Educational Policy and Planning Program within the Department of Educational Administration and a courtesy appointment in the Cultural Studies in Education Program within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Texas at Austin where she also serves as the director of the Texas Center for Education Policy at the University of Texas at Austin. A Stanford University graduate, her previous teaching positions were in Sociology at Rice University in Houston, Texas (1990-98), as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Houston (1998-99). In 2007 as a Fulbright Scholar, she also taught in the College of Law at the University of Guanajuato in Guanajuato, Mexico. She is also the author of award-winning book, Subtractive Schooling: U.S. Mexican Youth and the Politics of Caring and Leaving Children Behind: How "Texas-style" Accountability Fails Latino Youth. She also has a volume that is in press based on her national-level work as director of the National Latino/a Education Research and Policy Project titled, ´╗┐Growing Critically Conscious Teachers: A Social Justice Curriculum for Educators of Latino/a Youth ´╗┐(New York: Teachers College Press). Valenzuela's research and teaching interests are varied and interdisciplinary in the sociology of education, minority youth in schools, education policy, Chicana feminist scholarship, and urban education transformation.

Scope and Contents Note

This is a preliminary inventory only, and additions are ongoing. The collection is currently unprocessed, but is available to researchers in the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room.


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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Valenzuela, Angela, 1959-
Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin.
Austin (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Angela Valenuela Papers, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information


Accession numbers: 2014-41, 2016-20


Further materials are expected for this collection.

Box and Folder Inventory

1-31 Various papers and office files, circa 1990-2000s
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