Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Dorina M. Espinoza PhD

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Youth, Families and Communities Advisor
Humboldt County Office
5630 South Broadway
Eureka, CA 95503-6998
707-445-7351
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Also in:
Del Norte County Office
Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
UC Master Food Preserver Program

Biography

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of California Cooperative Extension Humboldt/Del Norte - Youth, Families and Communities Advisor - 2012 to present

Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services/Public Health Branch - Health Education Specialist II - Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs - 2007 to 2011

Humboldt State University - Lecturer: Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Administration; Program Evaluator: Department of Environmental Resources Engineering - 2003 to 2009

Sonoma State University, Lecturer: Department of Kinesiology - 2007

Michigan State University - Researcher: Primary and Assistant - Department of Kinesiology; Statistical Analyst: Institute for Children, Youth & Family; Supervisor/Teacher: Child Development Labs Motor Skills Program; Instructor, Graduate and Undergraduate: Dept of Kinesiology - 1992-2006

California Public Schools - Instructional Support: UC Berkeley Alliance for Collaborative Change in Education in School Systems (ACCESS); Mathematics Teacher: Los Angeles Unified School District - 1990-1992

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals

California 4-H Association

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

California Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES

National Extension Diversity Award 2016 (USDA-NIFA-CE System & APLU)

Western Extension Leadership Development Participant 2016 (Western Extension Directors Association)

Education

PhD Kinesiology with emphais in Motor Development, Policy Analysis, Education Evaluation, Michigan State University. 2006
MS Kinesiology, Michigan State University. 1995
BS Kinesiology, California State University, Northridge. 1990

Awards

Specialty

Positive Youth Development, Nutrition Education, Food Preservation, Food Systems with a focus on emergency response

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Kok, CM; Espinoza, DM; Worker, SM; Go, C; & Miller, JC (2020). Identification of Priority Skill Areas for Volunteer Professional Development. Journal of Youth Development. 15:4, 51-67. http://jyd.pitt.edu/ojs/jyd/article/view/876
  • Worker, SM; Espinoza, DM; Kok, CM; Go, C; & Miller, JC (2020). Volunteer Outcomes and Impact: The Contributions and Consequences of Volunteering in 4-H. Journal of Youth Development. 15:4, 6-31. http://jyd.pitt.edu/ojs/jyd/article/view/847
  • Moncloa, F; Horrillo, SJ; Espinoza, D; & Hill, R (2019). Embracing Diversity and Inclusion: An Organizational Change Model to Increase Intercultural Competence. Journal of Extension. 57:6, n6. https://joe.org/joe/2019december/pdf/JOE_v57_6a1.pdf
  • Moncloa, F; Horrillo, S; Diaz-Carrasco, C; Espinoza, D; Hill, R & Soule (2018). Using a Translational Process to Apply Latino Youth Development Research Findings in Practice. Journal of Extension. 56:6. October. https://joe.org/joe/2018october/pdf/JOE_v56_6iw3.pdf

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Worker, S; Espinoza, D; Kok, CM; Miller, J; & Go, C (2020). Volunteer Outcomes: The Consequences of Volunteering in a Youth Development Program. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA (Conference Cancelled - Zoom Presentation). April. http://tinyurl.com/uo8xqr3
  • Moncloa, F; Horrillo, S; Espinoza, D; & Hill, R (2019). Intercultural Competence: A Strategy for Negotiating Differences to Engage Diverse Youth, Families and Communities. Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations International Conference. Patras, Greece.

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