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academic administrator , history professor

Donald Steven Castro, American academic administrator, history professor. Fulbright fellow, 1965-1967; grantee Kellogg Foundation, 1971; recipient Civil Rights award California Association Human Relations Organization, 2006.

Background

Castro, Donald Steven was born on June 27, 1940 in Bakersfield, California, United States. Son of Emilio Castro-Galvez and Lilia (Mayer) Castro.

Education

AB, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970.

Career

Assistant professor of history, California State Polytechnic U., Pomona, 1967-1969;associate professor, California State Polytechnic U., Pomona, 1969-1972;professor, California State Polytechnic U., Pomona, 1978-1987;director Center Chicano and American Indian Studies, California State Polytechnic U., Pomona, 1969-1972;dean undergraduate studies, California State Polytechnic U., Pomona, 1978-1980;dean instruction 0ffice graduate, undergraduate studies, California State Polytechnic U., Pomona, 1980-1987;associate director office international programs, Chancellor's office, California State University Headquarters, Long Beach, 1972-1978;professor of history, dean school humanities - social science, California State University, Fullerton, since 1993. Presenter numerous conferences on Latin American studies. Member general education review committee California State University system, since 1980.

Steering committee California State University NEXAconsortium, since 1982, outside evaluator University Honors Program, Chico, 1985-1986. Consultant Office International Education American Association State Colleges Universities,1972-1976, on minority education, California school districts, since 1969. Member social science advising committee Ryan Commission California Department Education, 1972-1974.

Faculty senate representative School of Arts on Campus, 1969-1972. Guest lecturer Instituto Ricardo Levene, Facultad de Filosofia y Letras, U. Nacional de Buenos Aires, 1965-1966. Associate vice president graduate student Researchand International Program, California State University, Northridge, 1987-1988.

Member Academy Senate on Campus, 1987-1988. Program review Internationalizing Curriculum California State University Office of Chancellor. Invited participant International Conference Rome, 1982, 86, Amsterdam, 1988.

Achievements

  • E-mail: dscastre@fullerton.edu.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Community representative Bilingual Education Committee Pomona Unified School District, 1980-1983. Commander City of Claremont (California) Environmental Quality Commission, since 1982. Board of Governors Fund for Public Education, Claremont, since 1981.

Member Claremont Unified School District advisory council, since 1983, chairman, since 1985. Member Pacific Coast Council Latin American Studies (Board of Governors 1976-1980, 1983-1985, 88-, member Executive Board since 1989), Council on Latin American Studies (founding president 1979-1982, board directors since 1982), Southern California Consortium on International Studies (Board of Governors 1980-1988, committee Latin American Studies since 1972, chairman since 1984, chairman subcommittee Latin American Studies Cooperative program 1972-1979, chairman subcommittee Latin American Studies Outreach since 1979), American History Association (conference Latin American History Rio de la Plata Area studies committee since 1970), Latin American Studies Association (membership committee 1977-1979), National Association Foreign Student Advisors, California State University Association Deans of Undergraduate Studies, Academy Planning, California State University Association Deans of Graduate studies (Chairman of Commission improving graduate studies), California State University Association undergraduate advisors (founding member), California State University Consortium on Desert Studies (Board of Governors 1979-1988, chairman 1983-1988, interim director 1983-1984), Golden Key, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Gamma Museum.

Connections

Married Constance Lee Picella, June 12, 1970. Children: Antonia Carolina, Daniela Emilia.

father:
Emilio Castro-Galvez Castro

mother:
Lilia (Mayer) Castro

spouse:
Constance Lee Picella

children:
Antonia Carolina Castro

Daniela Emilia Castro