Carlos P. Hipolito-Delgado

Carlos P. Hipolito-Delgado

Professor in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver

Brief Biography

Dr. Carlos Hipolito-Delgado is a professor in counseling at the University of Colorado Denver. His research focuses on the sociopolitical development of students of color, the ethnic identity development of Latina/o/x youth and the internalization of racism. Hipolito-Delgado’s work also focuses on improving the cultural competence of education professionals—particularly school counselors.

He has been co-PI on grants from the Spencer Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, KnowledgeWorks and the American Educational Research Association—all focusing on the sociopolitical development and civic engagement of youth. Through this grant work, Carlos has also been involved in developing assessments on the quality of youth civic performances and the impact of civics curriculum on academic engagement, civic engagement and sociopolitical development.

Hipolito-Delgado has also published writings on the use of empowerment and sociopolitical development to foster academic engagement and promote educational reform for marginalized communities. He is also past president of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development and past chair of the American Counseling Association Foundation.

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