Armando Ibarra, Assistant Professor, BA Sociology and Spanish, Master’s in Public Administration, and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine, joined the School for Workers faculty in January 2011.
Dr. Ibarra has extensive and diverse teaching, research and organizing experience. His research and fields of specialization are Chicano/a Latino/a working communities, adult education on issues of diversity in the workplace, international labor migration, leadership development, organizing workplaces, and applied research.
Books Published and Forthcoming
Man of Fire: Selected Writings of Ernesto Galarza, with Rodolfo D. Torres. Urbana and Chicago: IL, University of Illinois Press. 2013.
The Latino Question: Capital, Critique, and Alternative Futures. Co-Authored with Rodolfo D. Torres and Alfredo Carlos. Pluto Press (Palgrave) London: UK. Forthcoming 2015.
Poverty in the Valley of Plenty: Mexican Families, Migration, and work in America. Book proposal under review. Forthcoming 2016.
“Mexican Mass Labor Migration in a Not-So Changing Political Economy.” Authored with Alfredo Carlos. In press, Ethnicities (Sage Journal). 2014.
Action/Applied Research and Policy Reports
Wisconsin Latino Communities Incorporation Processes. University of Wisconsin-Cooperative Extension. Current Study. 2014-2015.
Low Wage Workers in Milwaukee: Life Narratives. Open Places Milwaukee, WI. 2013.
Demographic and Economic Needs Assessment Study of South Madison. Madison College, Madison, WI. 2013.
Trabajadoras: Challenges and Conditions of Latino Workers in the United States. Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Washington D.C. 2012.
The Rubber Stamp Process: Broken Governance in the Planning and Development, and How Communities Can Regain a Voice. OCCORD Policy Research. Garden Grove, Ca. 2011.
Outstanding Academic Title Designation. Man of Fire: Selected Writings of Ernesto Galarza, with Rodolfo D. Torres. Choice Reviews for Academic Libraries, American Library Association. 2013.
Outstanding Dissertations Competition. American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education: Second Place. 2012.
Outstanding Chicano Latino Studies Graduate Student Award. University of California, Irvine. 2010.
University of California President’s Dissertation Year Fellowship. 2009-2010.