Manny Treviño is a lecturer in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies/Mexican American Studies. Dr. Treviño received his Bachelors in Social Work from Colorado State University in 1975, his Master in Social Work from the University of Denver in 1977 and his PhD in Philosophy (education/special populations) from Colorado State University in 1998. From 1976 through the early 1990s Dr. Treviño worked in government administering housing and human service programs in Colorado.
His teaching and research interests are in areas of Mexican American, Chicano, and Comparative American Multicultural/Historical experiences, media, and marginalization and disenfranchisement of populations. Current research interests focus on oral history and narratives of the Mexican American/Chicano experience. He is in the process of compiling narrative through story, song, and poetry of the Chicano journey in Northern Colorado. He authored an article in 2000 entitled “Lessons Learned; Exploring past Cultural Experiences of the Chicano/Mejicano American Ambience to Strengthen Contemporary Multicultural Education,” co-authored a chapter on Counseling Diverse Populations for Region VIII Rehabilitation Continuing Education Program, contributed material for Region IV Cultural Diversity and Disability: A Workshop Manual, and co-authored a monograph for Consortia of Native American Rehabilitation best practices.
Dr. Treviño had been editor and/or co-editor of the following newsletters:
- CANAR — The Consortia of Administrators for Native American Rehabilitation Newsletter, 1995-1997
- El Fil — A Migrant Seasonal Farmworker Project Newsletter (1995-1997)