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Mary Ann Villarreal

Mary Ann Villarreal joined Cal State Fullerton in 2014 to provide leadership for a range of major University initiatives, including High-Impact Practices (HIPs), First Year ExperienceAcademic Master Plan, faculty diversity and recruitment, equity and inclusion, and serving as a representative in national organizations. With a doctorate in History from Arizona State University and her A.B. from Mount Holyoke College, she has held faculty positions in Colorado and Utah and served as associate dean at the Colorado Women’s College, University of Denver. Her 2015 manuscript, Listening to Rosita: The Business of Tejana and Culture, 1930-1955, was awarded the 2016 Américo Paredes Book Award by South Texas College, Center for Mexican American Studies.