Erin L Castro portrait
  • Co-Director/Founder, University of Utah Prison Education Project
  • Associate Dean, Access and Community Engagement, Undergraduate Studies
  • Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership&Policy
  • Associate Professor, Educational Leadership&Policy
801-585-1378
https://upep.utah.edu

Current Courses

Spring 2023

  • ELP 7660-002
    Research Practicum
  • ELP 7989-015
    Ed.D. Capstone Project

Fall 2022

Summer 2022

Professional Organizations

  • Alliance for Higher Education in Prison (AHEP). 01/01/2015 - present. Position : Member.
  • The Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). 01/01/2008 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA). 01/01/2008 - 05/01/2018. Position : Member.
  • American Educational Studies Association (AESA). 01/01/2007 - present. Position : Member.
  • The International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (ICQI). 01/01/2006 - 01/01/2015. Position : Member.
  • The Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC). 01/01/2011 - 05/01/2017. Position : Member.

Student Projects

  • Criminal and Disciplinary History Questions in College Admissions: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Hispanic Serving Institutions. Jasiel Ramirez. 06/01/2021 - present
  • THE FIGHT FOR DIVERSITY: MARKETING DIVERSITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND ITS MISLEADING IMPACTS ON INCOMING STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH. Alessandra Cipriani-Detres. 01/01/2021 - present
  • McNair Scholars Research Program. Lillian Davis. 06/01/2020 - 07/31/2020
  • Summer Program for Undergraduate Research. Erin Feeley. 05/15/2018 - 08/10/2018
  • McNair Scholars Research Program. Estefanie Aguilar-Padilla. 05/01/2018 - 08/01/2018
  • Report on Findings of Development and Fundraising Prospects for the University of Utah Prison Education Project. Jose Chacon. 08/21/2017 - 12/15/2017
  • Demographics of the Utah Education System. Tyler McDaniel (UROP student). 08/25/2014 - 05/01/2016