Texas Tech University

Dr. Juan Sanchez Munoz

Dr. Juan Sanchez Munoz

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Student Affairs
Office of the Provost


In Fall 2004, Dr. Juan Sanchez Munoz was appointed in the College of Education as an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. He is also the Associate Director of the College of Education, Center for Research on Leadership and Education. In addition to his faculty appointment, he serves as a Special Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity, Associate Vice Provost Academic Development and is the founding Director of the TTU Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center. Prior to joining Texas Tech, Dr. Munoz was a faculty member in the Department of Secondary Education at California State University Fullerton.

Dr. Munoz has taught courses in classroom management, instructional methods and curriculum development, multicultural education, bilingual education, and critical theory. His research interests include alternatives education for at-risk students and the learning needs of ethnically and linguistically diverse students in public schools. His academic work has appeared in scholarly journals, books, encyclopedias and national conferences. more»







Munoz, J. (2005). The social construction of alternative education: re-examining the margins of public education for at-risk chicano/a student. The High School Journal,88 (2):3-22.

Munoz, J., Jasis-Ordonez, R., Young, P., & McLaren, P. (2004). The Hidden Curriculum of Domestication. Urban Review, 36(3):169-187.

Munoz, J. (2003). Community Resource Mapping- an Exciting Tool for Decision Making in the Social Studies Classroom. The Social Studies, 94(1): 20-23.

Munoz, J. (2002) (Dis)Integrating Technology with Multiculturalism. Multicultural Education, 8(4), 19-23.         

Munoz, J. (2002). [En]Gauging Opportunity: Examining Equity, Access and Appropriateness of Computer Mediated Learning. American Association of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 5(2),65-69.



Conference Presentations

Munoz, J. (2006). Diversity in Higher Education. Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference. Dallas, Tx.

Munoz, J. (2005). Creating a campus climate of inclusion. Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Commissioner’s Summit. Austin, Tx.

Munoz, J. (2005). Diversity in Higher Education: Understanding Where the Leaks in the Pipeline Begin. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational research Association. New Orleans, La.

Munoz, J. (2004). Community Asset Mapping. California State University, San Bernardino, College of Education Bilingual Educators Colloquium. San Bernardino, California.

Munoz, J. (2004). Diversity in Graduate Education: Obstacles to Equity.  California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education. Oxnard, California.

Munoz, J. (2003a). Examining the Social Construction of At-Risk Students: A Comparative Study of Two Alternative Education Programs.Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Chicago, Illinois.



Community Service

Texas Diversity Council

Lubbock Housing Authority

South Plains Boys Scouts

Lubbock Boys and Girls Clubs



University Service

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Military Service

United States Marine Corps- Reserves 1986-1992-Honorable Discharge, 1992.
Rank at separation, E-5- Sergeant

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