Ask the Expert
by Teresa Crane | Friday, Aug 14, 2020
Both CNN and Good Morning America have reached out to Cristobal Salinas, Jr., Ph.D. for expert knowledge.
CNN interviewed Salinas about his research on the term Latinx before publishing an article titled Why people are split on using 'Latinx'. Read CNN’s piece at https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/12/us/latinx-term-usage-hispanics-trnd/index.html. Cristobal Salinas has conducted research on how students learn, relate to, identify with, and understand the term Latinx through a novel, qualitative study titled The Complexity of the “x” in Latinx: How Latinx/a/o Students Relate to, Identify With, and Understand the Term Latinx https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1538192719900382.
Good Morning America news quoted a study by Kathleen E. Gillon, Cameron C. Beatty and Cristobal Salinas Jr. in a piece titled 'Pledge against racism': Black students talk about experiencing racism in college Greek life https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/living/story/pledge-racism-blackstudents-talk-experiencing-racism-college-71779145. You may read the research, Race and Racism in Fraternity and Sorority Life: A Historical Overview: Race and Racism in Fraternity and Sorority Life, at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/331451967.
Salinas is an assistant professor in the department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology housed within FAU College of Education. His research promotes access and equality in higher education and explores the social and political context of education opportunities for historically marginalized communities.