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                                       Curriculum Vitae
                       Rodrigo Murataya, Ph.D., MPA, McNair Scholar


Address

OFFICE:                         Central Washington University
                                Department of Law and Justice
                                1000 South 12th Avenue, Yakima Center, MS-7599
                                P.O. Box 22520
                                Yakima, WA 98907-2520
                                Office: Deccio Higher Education Center
                                Phone: (509) 963-3720
                                Fax: (509) 963-3703

HOME:                           1609 Morrier Lane
                                Yakima, WA 98901
                                (509) 728-3914

ELECTRONIC:                     murataya@cwu.edu
                                www.cwu.edu/~murataya



Education

2006
Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Leadership Program, Gonzaga University. Dissertation Title was: A case
study of efforts between 2002 and 2005 to reform the state police in Michoacán, México.
Dissertation Chair was James Beebe, Ph.D.

1997
M.P.A. Public Administration, International/Comparative Criminal Justice Systems focus,
Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington. Degree Project Title: “A Critical
Analysis of the Mexican Federal Judicial Police”. I was specifically interested in the treatment of
US citizens by the Mexican Criminal Justice System. The project emphasized the application of
public administrative theory towards the administration of police departments. Degree Project
Chair was Ernie Miller, Ph.D.

1993
B.A. Law and Justice, Psychology Minor: Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
University. I am familiar with the police science tracks in Law and Justice and feel capable of
instructing in these areas.
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Teaching Experience

2007 to Present
Associate Professor/Program Director: Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
University, Ellensburg, WA. As Program Director, I am the advisor to all of our LAJ students at
the Yakima center; for the co-op and independent studies; for collecting and forwarding adjunct
outlines to the department chair; for developing appropriate mentor relationships with the
students; for fostering our honor society, our student government, our student club, and getting
items from the students for our quarterly newsletter. I am responsible for getting each of the
courses at my center evaluated and for getting the book orders in to our center director; for being
aware of and familiar with the catalog and its requirements, including the general education
requirements and student rights and responsibilities. Subjects taught: Police Personnel
Administration; Introduction to the Administration of Justice; Criminal Investigation; Criminal
Law; Senior Seminar; Ethics Diversity and Conflict; Police Community Relations; Comparative
Criminal Justice Systems; Research Methods in Criminal Justice; Report Writing; Crime in
America and Introduction to Law and Justice.

2011
Instructor: Union Gap Police Department’s Reserve Police Officer Academy, February 2011,
Union gap, Washington. Subjects taught: Ethics, Diversity, and Moral Reasoning.

2001 to 2007
Assistant Professor/Program Director: Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
University, Ellensburg, WA. As Program Director, I am the advisor to all of our LAJ students at
the Yakima center; for the co-op and independent studies; for collecting and forwarding adjunct
outlines to the department chair; for developing appropriate mentor relationships with the
students; for fostering our honor society, our student government, our student club, and getting
items from the students for our quarterly newsletter. I am responsible for getting each of the
courses at my center evaluated and for getting the book orders in to our center director; for being
aware of and familiar with the catalog and its requirements, including the general education
requirements and student rights and responsibilities. Subjects taught: Police Personnel
Administration; Introduction to the Administration of Justice; Criminal Investigation; Criminal
Law; Senior Seminar; Ethics Diversity and Conflict; Police Community Relations; Comparative
Criminal Justice Systems; Research Methods in Criminal Justice; Report Writing; Crime in
America and Introduction to Law and Justice.

2001
Instructor: High School Equivalency program, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA.
Subjects taught: Science and math and mentored the students.

2001
Instructor: Youth Citizens Academy, 2001, Ellensburg, WA. Subjects taught: Ethics Diversity
and Moral Reasoning.
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2001
Visiting Lecturer: Eisenhower High School, Yakima, WA. Subjects taught: U.S. and Mexican
Courts.

2001
Visiting Lecturer: Prosser High School, Prosser, WA. Subjects taught: Comparative Criminal
Justice.

2000 to 2001
Lecturer/Program Director: Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington University,
Ellensburg, WA. As Program Director, I am the advisor to all of our LAJ students at the Yakima
Center; for the co-op and independent studies; for collecting and forwarding adjunct outlines to
the department chair; for developing appropriate mentor relationships with the students; for
fostering our honor society, our student government, our student club, and getting items from the
students for our quarterly newsletter. I am responsible for getting each of the courses at my
center evaluated and for getting the book orders in to our center director; for being aware of and
familiar with the catalog and its requirements, including the general education requirements and
student rights and responsibilities. Subjects taught: Police Personnel Administration;
Introduction to the Administration of Justice; Criminal Investigation; Criminal Law; Senior
Seminar; Ethics Diversity and Conflict; Police Community Relations; and Comparative Criminal
Justice Systems.

1997 to 2000
Lecturer: Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA.
Subjects taught: Police Personnel Administration; Introduction to the Administration of Justice;
Criminal Investigation; Criminal Law; Senior Seminar; Ethics Diversity and Conflict; Police
Community Relations; and Comparative Criminal Justice Systems.

1996-1997
Research Assistant: Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Worked at the Sunnyside Housing Authority as a Fraud Investigator. My position entailed
enforcing public housing regulations and monitoring for compliance.

1995-1996
Research Assistant: Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Worked at the Zillah Police Department as the Community Development Officer; Made
presentations and held meetings with members of the Parents Association and the parents of
migrant children (I am Hispanic and fluent in Spanish); Worked with Dr. Ryan (Chair of
Department of Urban Design and Planning) in presenting the findings of Community
Development to his class (University of Washington, Seattle, Washington); Developed an
emergency response manual for the police department.

1992-1993
Teaching/Research Assistant: Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington University,
Ellensburg, WA. Assisted Dr. J. Michael Olivero in research on the Mexican criminal justice
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system, with an emphasis on Mexican prisons; Toured prisons throughout México with Dr.
Olivero; Translation of Spanish literature and review of Mexican research in criminal justice;
Presented our findings at national conferences, etc.; Developed lectures and presented
observations to his class on Comparative Correctional Systems in Morelia, Michoacán, México.


Professional Experience

2006 - 2008
Youth Services Counselor, Research and Evaluation: EPIC Youth Services, Yakima, WA. Work
with adolescents. Some of whom are state dependent, deemed to be at risk, including gang
involvement and substance dependence. Group and individual therapy, treatment plans, casework
and casework planning, working with families and youth, working with collateral treatment
providers, testing, assessment and treatment.

2007 -2008
Correctional Officer, state work release facility in Yakima, WA. Work with state work release
adults.

1994-1998
Community Development Police Officer: Zillah Police Department. Law enforcement including
the municipal codes and the Revised Code of Washington, responding to reports of crime and the
management of emergencies, traffic control, report writing for the court and the prosecutor’s
office and patrol procedures. I also implemented community-policing techniques designed to
improve police-community relations, and worked as a Community Development Police Officer.

1994-1995
Housing Officer: Sunnyside Housing Authority. Assisted low-income clients apply for low-
income housing. Signed contracts representing the office of Housing and Urban Development,
and monitored client eligibility for continued public housing and vouchers.

1992-1993
Paraprofessional: Office of Financial Aid, Central Washington University. Assisted students
with the financial aid process.

1991
Computer Lab technician: Yakima Valley Community College. Programmed computers,
maintained work stations, resolved difficulties, assisted instructors, monitored lab use, and
instructed students. Taught small groups of students Lotus 123, WP51, Data Base 3-4, Dos and
basic hardware installations.
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Research

   2010-2011 Research Director, Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
    University (Ellensburg, Washington). Supervised a Heritage University McNair Scholar,
    Serafín Gonzales, as he conducted a survey in Guadalajara, Jalisco designed to measure
    respondent’s satisfaction with the local police.

   2009-2010 Research Director, Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
    University (Ellensburg, Washington). Supervised a former student, Saul Chacon, as she
    conducted research in the Yakima County Jail designed to measure the training given to
    personnel in response to client mental health issues.

   2009-2010 Research Director, Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
    University (Ellensburg, Washington). Supervised a student, Angela Holeman, as she
    conducted a survey in Zillah, Washington designed to measure respondent’s satisfaction with
    the local police.

   2008-2009 Research Director, Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
    University (Ellensburg, Washington). Supervised a McNair Scholar recipient, Maria Barajas,
    as she conducted a survey in Zillah, Washington designed to measure respondent’s
    satisfaction with the local police.

   2007-2008 Research Director, Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
    University (Ellensburg, Washington). Supervised a McNair Scholar recipient, Julie Lopez, as
    she conducted a survey in the Yakima Valley, Washington designed to measure respondent’s
    satisfaction with the local police.

   2004-2005 Researcher, Doctoral Program in leadership Studies, Gonzaga University
    (Spokane, Washington). Duties: conducted open-ended interviews with Spanish-speaking
    Law Enforcement administrators, newspaper reporters, and news anchors in Morelia,
    Michoacán; conducted library research, went on ride-along, and collected artifacts. The
    purpose of this research was to understand the changes leading to professionalism since 2002
    and when Lázaro Cárdenas became governor.

   2002-2003 Research Director, Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
    University (Ellensburg, Washington). Supervised a McNair Scholar recipient, Laura
    Ceballos, as she conducted a survey in the Yakima Valley designed to measure respondent’s
    satisfaction with the local police.

   2000-2001 Research Director, Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
    University (Ellensburg, Washington). Supervised a McNair Scholar recipient, Delfina
    Muratalla, as she conducted a survey in Morelia, Michaocan designed to measure
    respondent’s treatment by United States police and Immigration and naturalization Service.
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   1998-1999 Research Director, Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington
    University (Ellensburg, Washington). Supervised a McNair Scholar recipient, Tammy
    Burrier-Green, as she conducted a survey in Morelia, Michaocan designed to measure
    respondent’s satisfaction with the local police.

   1997-1998 Researcher, Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington University
    (Ellensburg, Washington). Conducted a survey in Guadalajara, Jalisco designed to measure
    respondent’s satisfaction with the local police.

   1992-1993 Interviewer, Department of Law and Justice, Central Washington University
    (Ellensburg, Washington). Research Director: Dr. J. Michael Olivero. Duties: conducting
    open-ended interviews with Spanish-speaking prison administrators and US citizens
    incarcerated in México City, Oaxaca, and Morelia, Michoacán; Library research.


Publications

Murataya, R., Chacon, S., and González, Z., (2012). Mexican drug trafficking organizations:
      Their contributions to corruption in the Mexican criminal justice and political systems.
      International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1(16), 84-91.

Olivero, Michael, Murataya, R., Francis, Teresa (2012). Homophobic behavior and law
       enforcement majors: A case for sexual minority studies. Police Forum, 21(1), 9-18

Murataya, R., Chacon, S. (2011). A review of ramifications and implications associated with the
      involvement of people with mental illnesses in the correctional system. International
      Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1(19), 258-265.

Murataya, R., Chacon, S., and González, Z., (2011). Power with impunity: Michoacán Mexico.
      International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1(16), 84-91.

Murataya, R. (2006). An examination of the leadership style of the chief of police of a small
      town in central Washington. Police Forum, 15(2), 4-13.

Murataya, R. & Olivero. J. M. (2004). Medical atrocities, legal and ethic mandates and the
      application to cross-cultural research in criminal justice: Research on México and
      Mexicans. European & International Research Group on Crime, Ethics and Social
      Philosophy, 1(3), 1-11.

Olivero, J. M., Treviño, C., Murataya, R., and Capetillo, D. (2003, December). Transitions in
       Mexican migration policies post the September 11 Attacks: Surveillance funding for the
       border has quadrupled on the border. Currents, 12-13.

Olivero, J. M. and Murataya, R. (2001). Homophobia and university law enforcement students.
       Journal of Criminal Justice education, 12(2), 271-281.
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Olivero, J. M. and Murataya, R. (1998). Citizen satisfaction with police services in Guadalajara.
       International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 22(2), 303-310.

Olivero, J. M., Roberts, J., Murataya, R., and Rubenser, L. (1994). The treatment of U.S. citizens
       by Mexican law enforcement officials: An obstacle to trade relations between the U.S.
       and México. National Social Science Perspectives Journal, 5(3), 202-210.


Professional Meetings

2007, December
Murataya, Rodrigo. “Immigration Issues relating to Michoacanos” Tenth Meeting, State of
Michoacán’s Government Cabinet. Morelia, Michoacán, México.

2007, June
Murataya, Rodrigo. “Immigration Issues relating to Michoacanos” Ninth Meeting, State of
Michoacán’s Government Cabinet. Morelia, Michoacán, México.

2007, February
Murataya, Rodrigo, Presenter. “Los Michoacanos y el derecho de votar.” Meeting of migrant
leaders. Morelia, Michoacán, México.

2006, November
Murataya, R., Presenter. “Las complicaciones enfrentadas por indocumentados en Estados
Unidos para ingresar a la universidad” XVIII Encuentro Nacional de la Investigación
Educativa: La Educación a Debate” Morelia, Michoacán.

2006, September
Murataya, Rodrigo. “Immigration Issues relating to Michoacanos” Eighth Meeting, State of
Michoacán’s Government Cabinet. Morelia, Michoacán, México.

2005, February
Murataya, R. and Olivero, J. M. “Why do kids join gangs?” Gang Awareness Night, GEAR UP
Program. Quincy Washington.

2005, December
Murataya, Rodrigo. “Immigration Issues relating to Michoacanos” Seventh Meeting, State of
Michoacán’s Government Cabinet. Morelia, Michoacán, México.

2005, August
Murataya, Rodrigo. “Immigration Issues relating to Michoacanos” Sixth Meeting, State of
Michoacán’s Government Cabinet. Morelia, Michoacán, México.
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2004, May
Murataya, Rodrigo. “La construcción de la Nueva Universidad en Sahuayo Michoacán” Second
meeting of the committee to construct a new university in the State of Michoacán. Sahuayo,
Michoacán, México.

2004, May
Murataya, Rodrigo. “Immigration Issues relating to Michoacanos” Fifth Meeting, State of
Michoacán’s Government Cabinet. Morelia, Michoacán, México.

2003, December
Murataya, Rodrigo. “La construcción de la Nueva Universidad en Sahuayo Michoacán” Fourth
Meeting, State of Michoacán’s Government Cabinet. Morelia, Michoacán, México.

2003, December
Murataya, Rodrigo. “Immigration Issues relating to Michoacanos” Third Meeting, State of
Michoacán’s Government Cabinet. Morelia, Michoacán, México.

2003, November
Murataya R. “Social Justice Panel on Immigration” International Programs Office in the Sub Pit.
Ellensburg, Washington.

2003, October
Murataya, R., Presenter. “El Fenómeno Migratorio” Conferencia Nacional de Gobernadores.
Durango, México.

2003, October
Murataya, R., Presenter. “El Derecho de Votar” Michoacán Congress and Senate. Morelia,
Michoacán, México.

2003, May
Murataya, Rodrigo. Third Bi-national Forum of the Michoacano Migrant. Secretary, for the
third section relating to “The interrelation of the state government of Michoacán with its
migrants.” Ciudad Hidalgo, Michoacán, México.

2003, May
Murataya, Rodrigo. “Immigration Issues relating to Michoacános” Second Meeting, State of
Michoacán’s Government Cabinet. Morelia, Michoacán, México.

2002, November
Murataya, Rodrigo. “Discussed and Voted for the Eastside representative of Mexicans living
abroad for President Fox’s Advisory Committee” Hispanic Leaders of Washington Meeting.
Seattle, Washington.
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2002, October
Murataya, Rodrigo. “Immigration Issues relating to Michoacános” First Meeting, State of
Michoacán’s Government Cabinet. Morelia, Michoacán, México.
2002, October
Murataya, Rodrigo. Attended the Washington State Faculty and Staff of Color in Higher
Education Seventh Annual Conference 2002. Spokane, Washington.

2002, February
Murataya, Rodrigo. Attended the 2002 Washington Center for Improving the Quality of
Undergraduate Education. Tacoma, Washington.


Professional Associations

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Alpha Phi Sigma, Honor Society
American Society of Criminology
La Universidad de la Ciénaga in Michoacán
National Social Science Association
Western Society of Criminology
Vise-President of the Zillah Police Officers Association (1996-1998)


Presentations

2011, November
Murataya R., Presenter, Olivero, J. M. and Francis, Teresa. “Homophobic behavior and law
enforcement majors: A case for sexual minority studies.” Annual Meeting of the American
Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. Washington DC.

2011, October
Murataya, R., Gonzalez, Presenter. “Police Corruption in Michoacán México” Meeting of
Mellon Mays and undergrad scholars. Wyoming

2011, September
Murataya, R., Gonzalez, Presenter. “Police Corruption in Michoacán México” Annual Meeting
of Mellon Mays and undergrad scholars. Toppenish, Washington

2011, May
Murataya, R., Gonzalez, Presenter. “Police Corruption in Michoacán México” Annual Meeting
of McNair Scholars. Seattle, Washington.

2010, February
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Murataya, R., Presenter, Olivero, J. M., Noga, K., and Roberts, J. “Runaway Youth contained in
Crisis Residential Centers” Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Criminology. Honolulu,
Hawaii.



2009, February
Murataya, R., Presenter, Olivero, J. M., Noga, K., and Roberts, J. “Runaway Youth contained in
Crisis Residential Centers” Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Criminology. San Diego,
California.

2008, February
Murataya, R. and Olivero, J. M., Presenter. “Runaway Youth: Delinquents or Status Offenders?”
Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Association. Seattle, Washington.

2007, March
Olivero, J. M. and Murataya, R., Presenter. “The development of the state police in Michoacán,
México” Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Association. Seattle,
Washington.

2007, March
Murataya, R., Chair. US./Canadian/Mexican issues panel. Annual Meeting of the Academy of
Criminal Justice Sciences Association. Seattle, Washington.

2007, February
Murataya, R., Presenter, and Olivero, J. M. “Domestic Violence or Anger Management: An
examination of arrest outcomes for domestic violence” Annual Meeting of the Western Society
of Criminology. Scottsdale, Arizona.

2006, October
Murataya, R., Presenter. “Law and Justice at Central Washington University” Annual Meeting of
the Latino Educational Achievement Project. Ellensburg, Washington.

2006, October
Murataya, R., Presenter. “The Mexican Criminal Justice System in the current political context”
Annual Meeting of the Latino Educational Achievement Project. Ellensburg, Washington.

2006, March
Olivero, J. M. and Murataya, R. “At-risk Youth and Psychopathology” Annual Meeting of the
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Association. Baltimore, Maryland.

2005, March
Murataya, R., Chair. “Risk Factors in Youth at Risk” Annual Meeting of the Academy of
Criminal Justice Sciences Association. Chicago, Illinois.
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2005, February
Murataya, R. and Olivero, J. M. “IRB and cross cultural research in criminal justice in México”
Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Criminology. Honolulu, Hawaii.

2004, March
Murataya, Rodrigo. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Association.
Las Vegas, Nevada
2003, October
Olivero, J. M., Murataya, R., Trevino, C., and Capetillo, D. “Mexican Citizen Experiences and
Perspectives on the US police and Border patrol.” Annual Meeting of the National Social Science
Association. San Francisco, California.

2003, March
Olivero, J. M., Murataya, R., Carlsen, S., and Vickers, D. “Domestic Violence Perpetrator
Resistance and Attitudes towards Treatment and Skill Building: Does Resistance Go Down
through Treatment and is there an Accompanying Positive Regard for Skill Building.” Annual
Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Association. Boston, Massachusetts.

2000, November
Olivero, J. M. and Murataya, R. “Aggression and Assertiveness amongst Law Enforcement
Majors.” Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting. San
Francisco, California.

2000, March
Olivero, J. M., Murataya, R., Rencher, S., and Anderson, J. “Aggression and Assertiveness
amongst Law Enforcement Majors.” Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice
Sciences Association. New Orleans, Louisiana.

1999, November
Murataya R., Chair. “International Perspectives on Violence Against Women.” Annual Meeting
of the American Society of Criminology. Toronto, Canada.

1998, November
Murataya, R. and Burrier-Green, T. “Law Enforcement and Crime: Citizens Perceptions in
Morelia, México.” Annual Meeting of the National Social Science Association. New Orleans,
Louisiana.

1998, March
Murataya, R. and Burrier-Green, T. “Law Enforcement and Crime: Citizens Perceptions in
Morelia, México.” Ellensburg, Washington.

1994, November
Olivero, J. M., Murataya, R., and Rubenser, L. “The Treatment of U.S. Citizens by Mexican Law
Enforcement Officials: An Obstacle to Trade Relations between the U.S. and México.” 1994
Annual Meeting of the National Social Science Association. Las Vegas, Nevada.
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1994, November
Olivero, J. M., Murataya, R., Rubenser, L., and Roberts, J. “The Mexican Federal Judicial
Police.” 1994 Annual Meeting of the National Social Science Association. Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Other Professional Activities


   2011: Member: Search Committee for one year, Adjunct at DesMoines center Central
    Washington University. We hired: Unknown Yet.
   2011: Member: Personnel Committee for Law and justice Department at Central Washington
    University.
   2011: Member: Committee on the ABA certified paralegal program. With Cathy Busha and
    Krystal Noga
   2011: Keynote Speaker: National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Drug Enforcement
    Administration Service in Seattle, Washington.
   2011: helped organize and participated in student visit to state prison facility.
   2011: Member: Search Committee for Kent site Director Central Washington University.
    We hired: Trina Ballard.
   2011: Senate representative to the Law and justice Department at the faculty senate
   2011: Advisor: Law and Justice Club-Yakima at Central Washington University
   2011: helped organize and participated in New Student Orientation at CWU-Yakima
   2011: Member: Search Committee for Adjunct faculty in the Department of Law and justice
    at Central Washington University. We hired Simeon P. Sungi.
   2010: Member: Search Committee for senior secretary in the Department of Law and justice
    at Central Washington University. We hired Darlene Reinbold.
   2010: Member: Personnel Committee for Law and justice Department at Central Washington
    University.
   2010: Senate representative to the Law and justice Department at the faculty senate
   2010: helped organize and participated in student visit to state prison facility.
   2010: Member: Search Committee for Assistant Professor in the Department of Law and
    justice at Central Washington University. We hired Cody Stoddard.
   2010: helped organize and participated in New Student Orientation at CWU-Yakima
   2010: Advisor: Law and Justice Club-Yakima at Central Washington University.
   2009: Member: Committee to create the Hispanic Alumni Association at Central Washington
    University.
   2009: Advisor: Law and Justice Club-Yakima at Central Washington University.
   2009: Member: Personnel Committee for Law and justice Department at Central Washington
    University.
   2009: helped organize and participated in student visit to state prison facility.
   2009: Sponsor: La Semana Cultural de Michoacán in the Yakima Valley.
   2009: helped organize and participated in New Student Orientation at CWU-Yakima
   2009: Consultant: Union Gap Police Department regarding 2008 murder case (#08-3058) that
    involved the Yakima police department and police departments in Colima and Michoacán,
    México.
   2009: Alternate representative to the Law and justice Department at the faculty senate for
    Sarah Britto
   2009: President: La Federación de Michoacanos en Washington in Seattle, Washington.
   2009: President: Michoacanos Unidos in Yakima, Washington.
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   2008: : Primary Committee Member: Looked at curriculum and Syllabi of all LAJ/CJ classes
    taught throughout the state to compare with our curriculum and made suggestions about what
    classes were actually comparable to ours. As a result, we greatly reduced the classes we
    accepted as equivalents
   2008: Member: Personnel Committee for Law and justice Department at Central Washington
    University.
   2008: Advisor: Law and Justice Club-Yakima at Central Washington University.
   2008: helped organize and participated in New Student Orientation at CWU-Yakima
   2008: helped organize and participated in student visit to state prison facility.
   2008: President: La Federación de Michoacanos en Washington in Seattle, Washington.
   2008: President: Michoacanos Unidos in Yakima, Washington.
   2008: Member: Search Committee for COTS Dean at Central Washington University. We
    were not able to hire anyone.
   2007: Elected President: Michoacanos Unidos in Yakima, Washington.
   2007: Elected President: La Federación de Michoacanos en Washington in Seattle,
    Washington.
   2007: Member: Personnel Committee for Law and justice Department at Central Washington
    University.
   2007: helped organize and participated in New Student Orientation at CWU-Yakima
   2007-2011: Member: of Graduate Studies at Central Washington University.
   2007: helped organize and participated in student visit to state prison facility.
   2007: Advisor: Law and Justice Club-Yakima at Central Washington University.
   2007: Organized trip for Members of Central Washington University’s Law and Justice Club-
    Yakima traveled to Morelia and visited the State Police Academy, the University of
    Michoacán Law School, the Reclusorio Oriente Prison, and attended a government meeting
    at the Federal Palace in Michoacán, México.
   2006: Member: Personnel Committee for Law and justice Department at Central Washington
    University.
   2006: Advisor: Law and Justice Club-Yakima at Central Washington University.
   2006: helped organize and participated in student visit to state prison facility.
   2006: helped organize and participated in New Student Orientation at CWU-Yakima
   2006: Organized the visit of Michoacán’s Governor, Lázaro Cárdenas Batel, for Cinco de
    Mayo in Yakima, Washington.
   2005-2010: Elected Board Member: La Universidad de La Cienega, in Sahuayo, Michoacán,
    México.
   2005: Member: Search Committee for Assistant Professor of the Department of Law and
    justice at Central Washington University. We hired Krystal Noga.
   2005: helped organize and participated in student visit to state prison facility.
   2005: Advisor: Law and Justice Club-Yakima at Central Washington University.
   2005: helped organize and participated in New Student Orientation at CWU-Yakima
   2005: Chairman of the Board: La Universidad de La Cienega, in Sahuayo, Michoacán
    México.
   2004: Elected Chairman of the Board: La Universidad de La Cienega, in Sahuayo,
    Michoacán, México.
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   2004: Member: Search Committee for Assistant Professor of the Department of Law and
    justice at Central Washington University. We hired Teresa Francis.
   2004: Organized the development of a Law and Justice Club for Yakima students at Central
    Washington University.
   2004: helped organize and participated in New Student Orientation at CWU-Yakima
   2004: Instructor: GEAR UP program at Central Washington University.
   2004: Chair: Diversity Council at Central Washington University.
   2003: President: Committee to construct a new university in Sahuayo, Michoacán, México.
   2003: Organizer: Fiestas Patrias and Hispanic Heritage Month in Yakima.
   2003: Organized visit of Michoacán’s Governor, Lázaro Cárdenas Batel, to Yakima,
    Washington.
   2003: Participant: Recruitment meeting with Hispanic parents of Wapato High School
    students, in Wapato, Washington.
   2003: helped organize and participated in New Student Orientation at CWU-Yakima
   2003: Set up Michoacáno Booth at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima,
    Washington.
   2003: Sponsor: La Semana Cultural de Michoacán in the Yakima Valley.
   2003: Appointed Member: Diversity Council at Central Washington University.
   2003: Chair: Diversity Council at Central Washington University.
   2003: Member: Search Committee for Assistant Professor of the Department of Law and
    justice at Central Washington University. We hired Sarah Britto.
   2003: Appointed Member: Legislative Team at Central Washington University.
   2002-2010: Member: Grupo México Association.
   2002-2008: Appointed to the Advisory Board of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacán’s Governor,
    regarding Michoacáno immigrant issues.
   2002-2003: member of the Law and justice Distance education committee.
   2002-: Chair-Elect: Diversity Council at Central Washington University.
   2002: Vice President: Yakima-Morelia Sister City Association.
   2002: Attended the 1st Mexican Independence Day Fair, on behalf of the Office of Strategic
    Planning for the Governor of Michoacán, in Yakima, Washington.
   2002: Keynote Speaker: National Hispanic Awareness Month at the Immigration and
    Naturalization Service in Yakima, Washington.
   2002: Keynote speaker for Annual Heritage Dinner and Azteca Awards, Yakima,
    Washington.
   2002: Appointed Member: Diversity Council at Central Washington University.
   2002: Appointed Member: Legislative Team at Central Washington University.
   2001-2010: Member of the State of Washington, National Council of La Raza.
   2001-2007: Member of the Yakima-Morelia Sister City Association.
   2001-2005: President: Washington State Chapter of Michoacános.
   2001: Appointed Member: Diversity Council at Central Washington University.
   2001: Appointed Member: Legislative Team at Central Washington University.
   2001: Member: Search Committee for Assistant Professor of the Department of Law and
    justice at Central Washington University. We hired Elvira White.
   2001: Panel Member: Opportunities Industrialization Center in Yakima, Washington.
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   2001: Panel Member: Opportunities Industrialization Center in Yakima, Washington.
   2001: Served as facilitator for the Upper Yakima Students leadership Conference, Yakima,
    Washington.
   2000-2003: Committee member of the REACH program.
   2000: Consultant on the Spokane case regarding prostitute killings by Detective Major
    Gambino of the Washington State Patrol.
   1999-2008: Advisor: MECHA organization at Central Washington University.
   1999: Expert Witness for the Defense regarding the Carlos Bautista murder (Case #:99-5680)
    in Kittitas County, Washington.
   1999: Member: Search Committee for Assistant Professor of the Department of Law and
    justice at Central Washington University. We hired Mary Ellen Reimund.
   1999: Member: Search Committee for Assistant Professor of the Department of Law and
    justice at Central Washington University. We hired Key Sun.
   1999: Keynote Speaker: Academic Achievement Programs at Central Washington University.
   1999: Participant: KDNA’s 20th Anniversary Meeting in Yakima, Washington.
   1998-2010: Director of Technology Development: Law and Justice Department at Central
    Washington University.
   1998: Member: Search Committee for Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of
    Law and justice at Central Washington University. We hired Chuck reasons.
   1998-2002: Board Member: LINK program at Central Washington University.
   1998: Committee Member: On behalf of Central Washington University, attended Centro
    Mexicano Internacional in Morelia, Michoacán, to assess quality of education.
   1997-2010: member of the personnel committee.
   1997-2010: Chair: Library Committee of Law and Justice Department at Central Washington
    University.


Grants/Honors/Awards

   2010-2011 Selected to be mentor for a McNair Scholar (Serafin Gonzalez), Heritage
    University , Toppenish, Washington ($220)
   2010-2011 Selected to be mentor for a McNair Scholar (Serafin Gonzalez), Heritage
    University , Toppenish, Washington ($2,000)
   2008-2009 Selected to be mentor for a McNair Scholar (Maria Barajas), Yakima,
    Washington.
   2007-2008 Selected to be mentor for a McNair Scholar (Julia Lopez), Yakima, Washington.
   2006: Awarded $8,500 from Jack Baker S&A committee for the Law and Justice Club-
    Yakima
   2006: Awarded $680 for the Law and Justice Club at Yakima from Yakima County Probation
    Department.
   2006: Awarded $250 for the Law and Justice Club at Yakima from Abeyta Nelson
   2006: Awarded $100 for Law the Law and Justice Club at Yakima from Pamela Dekker.
   2006: Awarded the Eastside Outstanding Alumni Award (Department of Law and justice),
    Ellensburg, Washington.
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   2006: Awarded special recognition for organizing Michoacanos of Washington State
    (Michoacanos Unidos), Yakima, Washington.
   2005-2006: Awarded special recognition for contributions to the organization and
    establishment of the CWU Law and Justice Association in Yakima, Washington.
   2005: Awarded a graduation Certificate of Appreciation (Joy Nickloff), Yakima,
    Washington.
   2005: Nominated for an award for the 8th Annual Evening of Recognition at the Center for
    Excellence in Leadership award (Roy Davis), Yakima, Washington.
   2004: Nominated for the Most Inspirational Educator award (Celia Martinez), Ellensburg,
    Washington.
   2003: Certificate of recognition from the United States Immigration and
    Naturalization Services, Seattle District, Yakima Sub-office, Yakima, Washington.
   2002-2003 Selected to be mentor for a McNair Scholar (Laura Ceballos), Yakima,
    Washington.
   2002: Fellowship, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington ($3,500).
   2002: Certificate of recognition, HEP program, Central Washington University, Ellensburg,
    Washington.
   2001-2003 Selected to be mentor for a McNair Scholar (Delfina Muratalla), Yakima,
    Washington.
   2001: Fellowship, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington ($3,500).
   2000: “Mentor Appreciation Award”, Arizona State University, Arizona.
   1999: Fellowship, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington ($3,500).
   1999: Received special recognition from the McNair Scholar’s Program, Central
    Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington.
   1998: Selected as a mentor for Tammy Burrier-Green in the McNair Scholar’s program
    ($500), Ellensburg, Washington.
   1997: Summer research grant, Central Washington University, México ($2,600).
   1996: Given a scholarship by, University of Washington, Seattle ($3,000).
   1995: Appointed HUD Fellow University of Washington, Seattle ($30,000).
   1993: Summer research Stipend, Central Washington University, México ($2,400).
   1992: Appointed McNair Scholar, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington
    ($2,800).
   1991: Made the Dean’s list for three quarters, Yakima Valley College, Yakima, Washington.
   1991: Given a scholarship by Boces Geneseo, New York ($200), Yakima, Washington.
   1985: Given a scholarship by Bern and Margueryte Scholarship Committee, Prosser,
    Washington ($1000).
   1985: Given a scholarship by the Edgar E. Whitehead Foundation, Prosser, Washington
    ($200).
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Special Skills

Fluent in Spanish (Spoken and Written)


References

Dr. J. Michael Olivero
Department of Law and Justice
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 963-2398

Dr. Ray Riznyk
Graduate Studies
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 963-3101

Dr. Dennis Ryan
Department of Urban Design and Planning
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98915
(206) 685-9597

Dr. James Beebe
School of Professional Studies
Gonzaga University
Spokane, WA 99258
(509) 323-3484

								
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