Dr. Nitza M. Hidalgo, Professor of Education at Westfield State University, received her B.A. from Hunter College, City University of New York, and her Ed.M. and Ed.D. from Harvard University. She teaches in the areas of multicultural education, philosophy of education, and Latino studies. She is the past Director of the Westfield Professional Development School Network, a partnership between Westfield State University and five Westfield Public Elementary Schools. Among numerous articles, she is the editor of “Facing Racism in Education,” Harvard Educational Review. Her current research focuses on Latina Feminism.