University of Texas at San Antonio (USA).
Associate Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio in the College of Education and Human Development, Division of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies. Dr. Machado-Casas completed her Ph.D. at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and was awarded the IMPACT award for her research on transnational migration trends of newly arrived immigrants in the U.S. South and its effects in education. Dr. Machado-Casas also completed the prestigious Post-Doctoral fellowship at Frank Potter Graham (FPG) Research Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her research interests include migrant, Afro-descendents, indigenous and Latino education, transnational communities, and minority agency in the fields of education, assessment/evaluation, parent/family involvement, and social-cultural foundations.