Garcia, Victor

Dr. Victor Garcia holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Currently he is a Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Barriers Faced by Hispanic Students Transferring From Community Colleges to University. An Ethnographic Approach
2012 0-7734-3043-1
A careful analysis compiled from six case studies of factors that impede educational success among Hispanic high school graduates going on to college. Scholars will be able to find out the subjective reasons why Hispanic students drop out of college at a higher rate than any other racial or ethnic group. Filled with qualitative and quantitative analysis, this text provides evidence and gives a brief, but narrow entranceway into the lives of Hispanic college students.