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Judy Baca

(1981) associate professor of Social Work
BS, University of Southern Colorado
MSW, Arizona State University
Office: 719.549.2359
Judy Baca, M.S.W., A.C.S.W. is an Associate Professor of Social Work and joined the faculty in 1981. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Southern Colorado in 1977 and her Master's degree from Arizona State University in 1979. Professor's Baca research interest includes Chican@ Studies and health care disparities, with an emphasis on Chican@ folklore and health care practices (curanderismo). She teaches classes in Chican@ Studies and Social Work. Professor Baca can be reached at 719.549.2359 or

Dora Luz Cobian-Klein

(1995) associate professor of Spanish
BA, University of California , San Diego
MA, University of California , San Diego
PhD, University of California , Riverside
Office: 719.549.2537

Fawn-Amber Montoya

(2007) associate professor of History/ Chicano Studies coordinator
BA, Brigham Young University
MA, University of Arizona
PhD, University of Arizona
Office: 719.549.2620

Michelle Alcon-Montoya

Intro to Chicano Studies
Alcon-Montoya graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Social Science and Secondary Education from the University of Southern Colorado in 1993; a Masters of Arts Degree in Guidance Counseling in 1999 from Adams State College and a Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership in 2006. After teaching Chicano Studies and sponsoring M.E.Ch.A. for five years at Keating Education Center she received the position of Guidance Counselor at Risley Middle School where she has been for the past ten years. At Risley she has sponsored Student Council, coached Cheerleading and Track, and serves on a variety of community organizations and committees. She also teaches Chicano Studies 101 part-time for both CSU-Pueblo and PCC. When not teaching Ms. Montoya enjoys spending time with her two children, Eddie and Rosalinda.

Dave Marquez

Intro to Chicano Studies
Marquez is a Pueblo native and a long time Pueblo community activist. Dave's teaching career spans a 34 year time frame and includes experience at both the secondary and university level. Dave participated in the Pueblo Chicano Movement both as a historian and as an activist.

He is the author of "The Chicano Wars", a historical account of the Chicano Movement in Pueblo, Colorado. The paper can be accessed via the CSU-Pueblo archives.

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