Rigoberto Marquéz in conjunction with the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education is our Director of Community Engaged Learning in Identity. For over fifteen years his community work and engaged scholarship has focused on identifying community based solutions and best practices that seek to improve on the inequities queer youth of color encounter based on their intersecting identities. His teaching and research interests include community based research methodologies, critical theories of race and sexuality in education, queer youth of color, Latina/o(x) youth, law and policy, social justice education and praxis, community health and public pedagogy. His work has been published in the Journal of Homosexuality, Curriculum Inquiry, Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies and a recent chapter in the book Critical Concepts in Queer Studies and Education. Before joining the CCSRE he was a Provost Postdoctoral Fellow at Teachers College, Columbia University and a Gerardo Marin Fellow in the School of Education at the University of San Francisco. Rigoberto earned his PhD in Education from the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and a Masters in Education, Policy and Leadership from the University of Maryland, College Park.