Guillermo Ortega, Ph.D
Office: College of Education 369
Dr. Guillermo Ortega is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education. He earned his Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Houston. His dissertation examined Latinx college athletes and was funded by the Center for Mexican American Studies, Project Mentoring to Achieve Latinos Educational Success (MALES), and the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE). Prior to joining Idaho State University, he served as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Iowa State University where he helped implement a new college-going initiative for Latinx youth and families. His research uses qualitative and quantitative methods to examine intercollegiate athletics, students from underrepresented groups, and organizational structures. Dr. Ortega is thrilled to join Idaho State University.