My name is Marie Nubia-Feliciano and I would love to come and speak to your group or organization! To let you know a little bit about me, I hold a Ph.D. in Education. I also holds a master’s degree in Counseling, with an emphasis in student development in higher education, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences. As you can tell, I love school. My research interests focus the experiences of individuals and communities at the boundaries. I teach part time for Chapman University and UC Irvine, where I teach on such topics as leadership, ethics, race and ethnicity, gender identity, education history and policies, and identity. I currently resides in Southern California with my family. I am is also founder and CEO of the Colégas Group, a company that provides education-focused professional development and public speaking opportunities.

I am available for public speaking engagements. If you have a need for a speaker or presenter with my interests, please contact me via my contact form.

Experience:

PUBLIC EVENTS

Dr. Nubia-Feliciano, Featured Speaker – The Politics of Action (PDF Link). Democratic Party of Orange County, Yorba Linda, CA, May 11, 2019.

CONFERENCES

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Facilitator - Finding Your “Why”: Preparing Teachers and Faculty to Engage with the Ethnic Studies Curriculum. Education and Ethnic Studies Conference, Chapman University, April 27, 2019.

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Session Organizer & Presider - Life in the Balance: Adjuncts, Inequality, & Social Justice. California Sociological Association. Mission Inn, Riverside, CA. November 9-10, 2108.

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Panelist – The African American Experience at a Predominantly White Educational Institution. Education and Ethnic Studies Summit, Chapman University, April 1-2, 2017

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Co-Presenter – The Boricua Experience. Education and Ethnic Studies Summit, Chapman University, April 1-2, 2017

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Facilitator - Inside Out: My Multicultural Self. Long Beach Ethnic Studies Initiative Conference. CSU Long Beach. October 22, 2016.

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Panelist - De Raices Viejas y Temas Florecidas: Afro-Latinidades and New Directions in Latin@ Studies. Latina/o Studies Association 2016 Conference, Pasadena, CA. July 7-9, 2016.

Nubia-Feliciano, M., Colón-Muñiz, A. Discussion leaders – Parent Session. Ethnic Studies Conference. Chapman University, April 16, 2016.

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Session Organizer & Presider: Social Responsibility and Intersectionality. 2014 California Sociological Association. Mission Inn, Riverside, CA. November 7-8, 2104.

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Es Major Aquí or Alla: A Comparison of the Afro-Boricua Woman’s College Experience. International Latino/a Studies Conference. Palmer House Hotel. Chicago, IL. July 17-19, 2014.

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Panelist - Reflection on the Proposed Latino/a Racial Category in the 2020 United States Census. International Latino/a Studies Conference. Palmer House Hotel. Chicago, IL. July 17-19, 2014.

LECTURES

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Experiences of Afro-Boricua Women in Higher Education. Classroom Presentation. Afrolatinidad, UC Irvine, April 18, 2019.

Nubia-Feliciano, M. History and Culture of Panama and Colombia. Latin American Institute Teachers’ Professional Development Workshop. UCLA, June 18-22, 2018.

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Foods of the Caribbean. Latin American Institute Teachers’ Professional Development Workshop. UCLA, June 19-23, 2018.

Nubia-Feliciano, M. AfroBoricua Women in the U.S.A. Vanguard University Global Center for Women & Justice Speakers’ Series. November 16, 2016

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Race, Racism and White Privilege in Education. Class Presentation. Voice, Diversity, Race and Social Justice, Chapman University, March 8, 2016.

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Puerto Rican Superhero – LAK6. Class Presentation. Race and Identity in Comics, Chapman University, December 1, 2015

Nubia-Feliciano, M. Experiences of Afro-Puerto Rican Women in College. Classroom Presentation. Latino Education in the U.S. CSU Long Beach, April 8, 2014.