Aldo Romero is a faculty member in the Department of Hispanic Studies in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) since 2006. He now serves as Acting Director of the Cumbres Teacher Preparation Program in the UNC College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, where he has been since 2007. During his 20-year career in higher education, Romero has held leadership positions at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), the Autonomous University of Querétaro (UAQ) in Mexico. Before coming to UNC, Dr. Romero taught courses in Law, Political Science, Communications and Spanish at the UAQ and the Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM) in Mexico, The University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), Thames Valley University (now University of West London), and University of Westminster (UW) in Great Britain. He has worked extensively in leadership roles as legal counsel and advisor for various city, state and federal government agencies in Mexico.
Aldo Romero received a Bachelor's degree in Law and a Master's degree in Political Analysis from the Autonomous University of Queretaro in Mexico, and a Master´s degree in Spanish and a Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado. Originally from Queretaro, Mexico, Romero is the first person in his family to attend a university.
- Equity and social justice issues in higher education.
- Latina/o and underrepresented students’ success in higher education
- The politics of race, ethnicity and class, especially as relates to Latina/o politics in higher education institutions.
- National and international higher education: access and affordability