José Lizárraga
Graduate Student Researcher and Instructor


  • Blended learning
  • Classroom technology
  • Digital divide
  • Early learning
  • Education technology
  • Hispanic students
  • Language acquisition
  • Low-income students
  • Minority students
  • Online learning
  • Parent involvement

José Ramón Lizárraga is a graduate student researcher and instructor at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Education, where he helps coordinate efforts of the University-Community Links program and is a member of the MacArthur Foundation’s Connected Learning Research Network. Lizárraga researches the role of digital media in the education of Latinos. His publications include the recent co-authored report, “Digital Media and Latino Families: New Channels for Learning, Parenting, and Organizing,” published by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center in 2015. Lizárraga also recently co-authored a book chapter in Multilingual Learners and Academic Literacies: Sociocultural Contexts of Literacy Development in Adolescents titled, “Translingual Literacies in a Social Media Age: Lessons Learned from Youth’s Transnational Communication Online.” He is research director of Xóchitl Justice Press and an advisory board member of Academia Cultural. Lizárraga holds a master’s degree in education from Stanford University.