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Nidia Bañuelos

Nidia Bañuelos is an Assistant Professor in Liberal Arts & Applied Studies in the Division of Continuing Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A sociologist by training, she studies the design and implementation of new postsecondary programs for working adults – including the community college baccalaureate. She has a special interest in the history of older, working undergraduates with dependents and the institutions that serve them. In her research and teaching, she uses asset-based approaches to highlight the strengths students bring to their schooling.