- B.A. in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University
B.A. in Chicano Studies from Loyola Marymount University
M.A. in Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University
- Blanca Flor Guillén-Woods has been involved with several aspects of applied research and evaluation including management of multi-site and multi-year projects for non-profit organizations working with communities of color. Her experience includes research design, fieldwork, public opinion polling, conducting focus groups, facilitation of community meetings, as well as quantitative and qualitative data analyses. She has conducted quasi-experimental and mixed methods research studies and program evaluations related to education, youth services, civic engagement, health prevention and intervention for over 20 years through the lens of diversity and inclusion. She has participated in a series of discussions specific to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in education and evaluation. Her work for the past several years with Latino Decisions has focused on providing Latinos a stronger voice and impact on national and statewide policies ranging from Health Care Policies to Immigration Reform efforts. Her work with Strategic Learning Partners for Innovation (SLP4i) focuses on culturally responsive and equitable evaluation approaches.
SPEX-660 Data-Driven Decision Making