Damon Carbajal

M.A. Student

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Damon R. Carbajal is an gay, queer Chicanx educator, advocate, artist, and researcher at the University of New Mexico where he is a member of the inaugural M.A. Chicana/o Studies cohort.

Mr. Carbajal graduated from the University of New Mexico with a B.A. in Secondary Education with a concentration in communicative arts and a minor in theatre in May 2019.

He currently sits on the New Mexico Educational Theatre Association Board as is the Co-Chair and Policy Coordinator for GLSEN Albuquerque where he works on supporting theatre arts and creating equity for LGBTQ+ students.

Mr. Carbajal is an alumni of the El Puente Research Fellowship and the Research Institute for Scholars of Equity (RISE) Fellowship.

His research focuses on creating and maintaining equity for Latinx and LGBTQ+ students, as well as students who live at the intersection of being Latinx and LGBTQ+.