Amy Fann | Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies

Amy Fann

Assistant Professor, Counseling and Higher Education Department
940 369 8287

Dr. Amy Fann is an Assistant Professor in the Counseling and Higher Education Department at the University of North Texas. Dr. Fann's research examines the critical conditions and issues that make higher education accessible to underrepresented groups. This includes study of cumulative and complex factors such as school practices, race and ethnicity, geography, the role of families, and minority serving institutions. Her research explores American Indian postsecondary access and tribally developed policies and practices for getting students into and through college. Dr. Fann also directs a research and community service project, the Latino Family College Access Project (LFCAP) using a cultural wealth framework to explore the role of Latino parents in college access and success. LFCAP has partnered with North Central Texas College, the Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas, Latino Stand-Up, a grassroots Latino parent group in North Texas, and Latino parents in Denton to develop and deliver college resources for families.

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