Marissa Vasquez, Ed.D.

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Marissa Vasquez
  • Assistant Professor & Associate Director, Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL)
  • Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education

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Marissa Vasquez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education (ARPE) at San Diego State University (SDSU). Broadly, her research seeks to better understand the experiences, factors, and conditions that facilitate success among underrepresented college students, particularly community college and transfer students. Her research agenda includes three strands: (1) understanding the pre/post transitional experiences of community college transfer students to four-year institutions; (2) using anti-deficit perspectives to examine the experiences of Latina/o/x college students; and (3) exploring the role of community colleges in fostering welcoming and inclusive campus environments for disproportionately impacted students.

  • pre/post transitional experiences of community college transfer students to four-year institutions
  • socio, cultural, and gendered experiences of Latina/o/x college students
  • community college equity
  • Ed.D. in Community College Leadership, San Diego State University
  • M.A. in Counseling, University of San Diego
  • B.A. in English, University of California, Berkeley
  • A.A. in Transfer Studies, Southwestern College
  • Vasquez, M. C, Vang, M., Garcia, F., & Harris III, F. (2019). What do I eat? Where do I sleep?: A concern for men of color in community college. Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 43(4), 295-306.

  • Falcon, V., Harris III, F., Leal, U., & Vasquez, M. (2018). An intersectional multicultural approach to advising and counseling transborder Mexican-American men in the community college. New Directions for Student Services, no. 164, 73-83.

  • Vasquez Urias, M., Falcon, V., Harris III, F., Wood, J. L. (2017). Narratives of success: A retrospective trajectory analysis of men of color who successfully transferred from the community college. New Directions for Institutional Research, no. 170, 23-33.

  • Rodriguez, S. L., Vasquez, M. C., & Salinas, C. (2017, September). Latino men and masculinities: Community college transfer experiences in Texas, California, and Florida. Project MALES Faculty/Research Affiliates, 11, 1-2.

  • Vasquez Urias, M., & Wood, J. L. (2015). Predictors of non-cognitive outcomes on perceptions of school as a feminine domain among Latino men in community college. Culture, Society, and Masculinities, 7(1), 22-32.

  • Vasquez Urias, M., & Wood, J. L. (2014). Black male graduation rates in community colleges: Do institutional characteristics make a difference? Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 00:1-13.

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