Distinguished Community Scholars

Distinguished Community Scholars are leading figures and community scholars. These intellectual leaders offer workshops, conferences, or seminars for Chicana/o Studies students and faculty, as well as the UCLA community at large.

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2015-2016

Arturo Rodríguez

(President of the United Farm Workers Union)

2010-2011

Gustavo Arellano

(Author of “¡Ask a Mexican! Column, Orange County Weekly)

2008-2009

Lori de León

(Community Activist)

2008-2009

Dolores Huerta

(Community Activist)

2007-2008

Dan Guerrero

(Producer, Director, Writer and Performer)

2002-2003

Patrisia Gonzales

(Syndicated national columnist)

2002-2003

Roberto Rodríguez

(Syndicated national columnist)

2001-2002

Honorable Antonio Villaraigosa

(Former Speaker of the California State Assembly)

2001-2002

Moctesuma Esparza

(Award-Winning Film Producer)

1999-2000

Honorable Esteban Torres

(Former U.S. Representative, 34th Congressional District)