Aldo M. Romero
Aldo M. Romero, Director of the Cumbres Teacher Preparation Program, has taught in the Department of Hispanic Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) since 2006. During his 20-year career, he has served in leadership positions at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (UAQ) and city, state and federal government agencies in Mexico. He has also taught courses in Law, Spanish, Political Science and Communications at the UAQ and the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico, The University of Nevada Las Vegas ( UNLV), Thames Valley University, currently University of West London (UWL) and University of Westminster (UW) in Great Britain. Aldo Romero received a bachelor's degree in law and a master's degree in political analysis both from the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro in Mexico. He earned a master’s degree in Spanish, and a PhD degree in higher education and student affairs leadership (HESAL) from UNC.
Dr. Romero teaches courses in Mexican and Mexican American Civilization and Culture (SPAN 341), Spanish Conversation and Film Studies (SPAN 303), Spanish Composition (SPAN 302), and Elementary Spanish (SPAN 101 & SPAN 102). Dr. Romero’s research interests focus on equity and social justice issues in higher education, Latina/o and other underrepresented students’ success in higher education, national and international higher education: access and affordability. He has published in both English and Spanish.