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Sophia Rodriguez

Assistant Professor of Urban Education and Policy, University of Maryland

Dr. Sophia Rodriguez's award winning research relates to racial equity in urban education and policy. Recently, her work sheds light on the experiences of Latino immigrant youth and families, and how schools and school personnel can increase belonging, inclusion, and promote equity. She is also a William T. Grant Scholar and has been honored by the American Educational Research Association.


  • 2020–present
    Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College Park
  • 2017–2020
    Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • 2014–2017
    Assistant Professor, College of Charleston


  • 2014 
    Loyola University Chicago, PhD/ Educational Policy Studies