Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Renee Lizcano

Meet Dr. Renee Lizcano

Degrees and Experience
  • Ph.D., Education, Developmental and Psychological Sciences (Stanford University)
  • B.S., Brain and Cognitive Sciences (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT)
Biography and Professional Achievements

Dr. Renee Lizcano has served as an adjunct lecturer for in-seat and online classes at San Jose State University in San Jose, California, and at the University of Colorado, Denver. She has taught courses in mathematics, child development, education, and psychology.

Her scholarly interests focus on underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and educating diverse learners.

In her spare time, Lizcano enjoys snowboarding, reading, and hiking with her husband, two children, and two puppies.

  • Lizcano, R., & Zarate, R. (Accepted for Publication in 2018). Challenges and Sources of Support for Latina Students in STEM. In B. Polnick, B. Irby, & J. Ballenger (Eds. ), Girls and women of color in STEM: Navigating the double bind. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing Inc.
  • Lizcano, R. (2011). Book Review: Alejandra Rincón Undocumented Immigrants and Higher Education: ¡Sí Se Puede! El Paso, TX: LFB Scholarly Publishing. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 33, 118-120.