Press Releases

Professor José Zapata Calderón Recognized as a Community Leader and Scholar

José Z. CalderónLos Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has named Pitzer College Professor José Zapata Calderón a Hispanic Heritage Month honoree. Solis, who represents the First District on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, posted a series of profiles on Facebook honoring First District leaders during Hispanic Heritage Month. Calderon is a Pitzer professor emeritus of sociology and Chicano/a-Latino/a Studies.
October 15, 2021

Professor José Z. Calderón Co-authors Paper on Intersectional Solidarity

José Z. CalderónPitzer Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Chicano/a-Latino/a Studies José Z. Calderón recently co-authored an article that explores how movements predominately focused on one issue can coalesce across causes. The article, “Intersectional Organizing and Educational Justice Movements: Strategies for Cross-Movement Solidarities,” appeared in a special spring 2021 issue of The Assembly: A Journal for Public Scholarship on Education, published by the University of Colorado at Boulder’s School of Education.
June 17, 2021
Press Releases

Pitzer Professor José Z. Calderón’s New Anthology Shares Lessons from an Activist Intellectual

Claremont, Calif. (April 26, 2016)—Pitzer College Professor Emeritus José Z. Calderón’s book Lessons from an Activist Intellectual: Teaching, Research, and Organizing for Social Change is an anthology of articles that tackle a range of societal issues and show how Professor Calderón has pursued social justice as a professor, researcher and community organizer. A professor of [Read More...]
April 26, 2016