Julian Vasquez Heilig
Associate Professor — Ph.D., Stanford University
Associate Professor of Educational Administration
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- Phone: (512) 471-8586
- Office: SZB 374D
- Campus Mail Code: D5400
Julian Vasquez Heilig obtained his Ph.D. in Education Administration and Policy Analysis and a Masters in Sociology from Stanford University. He also holds a Masters in Higher Education and a Bachelor’s in History and Psychology, cum laude, from the University of Michigan. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Educational Policy and Planning at the University of Texas at Austin.
His current research includes quantitatively examining how high-stakes testing and accountability-based reforms and incentive systems impact urban minority students. Additionally, his qualitative work considers the sociological mechanisms by which immigrant student achievement and progress occur in relation to specific NCLB-inspired accountability policies. Julian’s research interests also include issues of access, diversity and equity in higher education.
He is a Faculty Affiliate of the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies and the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He also serves as the Associate Director for the University Council of Education Administration (UCEA).