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Patricia Baquedano-López is Professor at the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley. Her work examines the intersection of language, race, and immigration in education. A recent strand of her research focuses on indigenous students from Latin America in U.S. public schools. She is also a core faculty member of the new UC Berkeley Designated Emphasis in Indigenous Language Revitalization. Her current project centers on return migration, transnational families, and education in the Maya diaspora Yucatan-California. This project expands on Professor Baquedano-López's ethnographic studies on the educational experiences of indigenous Maya students and families in California schools. Her work has appeared in the International Journal of the Sociology of Language, Theory into Practice, Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education journal, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, Annual Review of Anthropology, Bilingual Research Journal, Estudios Fronterizos, Journal of Mind, Culture, and Activity, Linguistics and Education, Review of Research in Education, and Text and Talk among others, and in a variety of edited volumes. She is co-author of An Introduction to Language and Social Justice: What Is, What Has Been, and What Could Be (2024), On Becoming Bilingual: Children's Experiences Across Homes, Schools, and Communities (2023) and co-editor of U.S. Latinos and Education Policy: Research-Based Directions for Change (2014). She is co-founding editor of the new journal Language, Culture, and Society (John Benjamins publishers).