Ramon Del Castillo
Colorado - The Purple State
Latino public policy issues and concerns, diversity in American society, Chicana/o Studies, Latino youth leadership development, poetry
Title: Associate professor and chair
Department: Chicano Studies
Office Phone: 303-352-4142
Alternate Phone: 303-868-9025
Interviewed by: Fox News, Univision, Viva Colorado, The Denver Post
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Del Castillo teaches Social Justice/Activism Chicano.
He has taught at Metropolitan State University of Denver since 1984.
Del Castillo’s publications include "Institutionalizing Curanderismo in Colorado's Community Mental Health System," "Institutionalizing Curanderismo into a Mainstream Healing System: Boundary Spanners and Innovation in Action” and "The Life History of Diana Velazquez: La Curandera Total."
Del Castillo traveled in Mexico for five years and developed collaborative binational curricula between the nonprofit and civil society sectors through the Making Connections in Mexico Program.
He is a columnist for El Semanario and focuses on public policy issues regarding Chicanas/os in American society.