César Rossatto

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César Rossatto
Associate Professor, Teacher Education
Director, Socio-Cultural Foundations of Education (SCFE) Director/Chair


Expert on Critical Pedagogy, Critical Multiculturalism, Social Justice, Sociology of Education, and Educational Foundations; teaching to university wide professors, graduate students, undergraduate students, principals, and educators in general.

Leading and directing the Sociocultural Foundations of Education Unit within the Dept. of Teacher Education with several junior and senior professors. Duties also include mentoring of junior faculty and enhancement of programs' quality.

International Lecturer on a variety of topics within critical social analysis of race and sociology of education.

Authoring and editing national and international first tier academic books and journals.

Experience fund raising, organizing, and directing successfully four times the: International Conference on Education, Labor and Emancipation.

Commitment to social justice, activism, dialectic, and dialogical education and praxis.

Hands-on experience teaching disenfranchised groups in non-traditional settings.

Extensive work in participatory, quantitative, and qualitative academic research.

Well versed on critical educational theories, critical pedagogy, Paulo Freire's work, critical temporal theory, social context of education, organizational politics, multiculturalism, and urban education, critical race theory, critical theory, global/international education.

Familiarity with U.S. and Latin American cross-cultural studies, Brazilian culture in particular.

Personnel and project management experience.

Developed and implemented operational budgets and strategic goals.

Developed and performed in collaborative and community outreach efforts.

Fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian (Courses taught at the first three languages).

Lead a teamwork conceptualization for a new Master degree program on "Critical
Teaching and Learning" at Florida International University and similar work at The University of Texas at El Paso; Including a Ph.D. program.

Mentoring professors, doctoral and master degree students.


  1. And Philosophical Foundations of Education
  2. Critical Pedagogy and Social Justice
  3. Critical race theory
  4. Current Topics in Multiculturalism
  5. Curriculum Studies
  6. Deconstruction of whiteness


  1. Education for the 21st Century Demographic
  2. Global Enterprise & Border Studies
  3. Cross-cutting: U.S. –Mexico and Latin America: Social and Behavioral Issues
  4. Other