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Orlando R. Serrano, Jr.

Manager, Youth and Teacher Programs

Ph.D., University of Southern California, American Studies & Ethnicity

  • Political and Human Geography

M.A., California State University Fullerton, American Studies

  • Literature and Cultural Studies

B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University, Philosophy and Theology

Research Specialties: 
  • Political and Human Geography
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Studies
  • Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies in the 20th Century
  • Liberation Theology
Role in Museum: 

Orlando Serrano manages the museum’s educational programs for young people and educators. He supports and develops informal educational and leadership experiences for students, professional development workshops for educators, and curriculum content. Dr. Serrano is an experienced educator with expertise in teacher professional development, assessment, instruction, and educational technologies.

Awards, Honors, and Special Recognition: 

Dr. Serrano’s research and writing have been funded by a Ford Foundation Fellowship and National Science Foundation EDGE-SBE Grants.

Professional Affiliations: 
  • American Alliance of Museums
  • American Studies Association
  • Association of American Geographers