Currently, Dr. Daniel Morentin Estrada chairs the California LULAC Committee on Educational Attainment. He received his doctorate degree from the Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. Dr. Estrada also did Post-doctorate work at the University of Michigan’s Survey Research Center (SRC) in Chicano Politics and Latin American Studies. This educator received his bachelors and masters degrees at California State University, Fullerton.
While a professor at Washington State University, Dr. Estrada conducted research and published several articles on the Mexican Origin Population of Eastern Washington State and voting rights issues. He also conducted field research for over two years in Central America and Mexico for his doctoral degree focusing on the efficacy and democratic organization of farm workers and small ranchers and farmers in Nicaragua during the Nicaraguan revolutionary and post-revolutionary periods from 1960 to 1990.
Dr. Estrada has been a lecturer at several California State University campuses. Some of these universities include: California State University, Northridge, California State University, Fullerton, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and California State University, Long Beach.
At this time, Dr. Estrada is completing almost twenty years with Los Angeles County Probation. He plans to consult with organizations on criminal justice issues after retiring in the next few years.
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