José Azul Córtes


Azul is a Clinical Research Educator at the University of New Mexico’s College of Education specializing in elementary teacher preparation. A Doctorial Student at UNM’s Language Literacy and Socio-cultural Studies, his research focuses on maintaining and revitalizing heritage languages through cultural identity. Azul has worked in numerous indigenous communities with linguistically and diverse youth, fostering relationships with Native communities in California, South Dakota, and in New Mexico. He maintains a strong relationship with La Plazita Institute in Albuquerque, and with Homeboy Industries in East Los Angeles, two organizations that dedicate services to adjudicated youths and young adults.

Phone: 505.238.9551
221 Tornasol Lane NE
Albuquerque NM  87113