November 26, 2014
Established in 1998, the Don Dorsey Mentoring Awards annually recognizes faculty and staff who have made exceptional contributions to mentoring of past and present students.
Professor Mary Pardo, Chair of Chicana/o Studies, is being honored for outstanding service to EOP and mentoring of EOP students for the past four decades. She has taught at CSUN since 1978 and is the author of Mexican American Women Activists: History and Resistance in Two Los Angeles Communities. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from UCLA in 1990, and her areas of expertise focus on women of color and grassroots activism, urban sociology, women and work, and feminist theory.