Dr. Reynaldo F. Macías is a faculty member and founding Chair of the UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana and Chicano
Studies and the César E. Chávez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction. He has joint faculty appointments in the departments
of Education and Applied Linguistics. His previous academic appointment was in the UC Santa Barbara Dept. of Education, during
which time he was also the Director of the University of California's Linguistic Minority Research Institute between July
1992 and December 1997. The Institute is designed to focus the academic and research resources of the 9 campuses ofthe University
of California on improving the situation of language minorities in the California schools. He is the author, co-author, and
editor of six books and over three dozen research articles and chapters on such topics as bilingual education, teacher supply
and demand, Chicanos and schooling, adult literacy, language choice, analyses of national language survey data, population
projections, language policies, and media research. His work has appeared in such journals as the NABE Journal , the International
Journal of the Sociology of Language , and the Annual Review of Applied Linguistics. His current research activities are in
language policy/politics/demography, adult literacy and teacher studies.
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