William Toledo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
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William Toledo is an Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education in the College of Education & Human Development at the University of Nevada, Reno. Prior to his doctoral studies, Dr. Toledo taught elementary school for several years in New Mexico and worked as a supervisor at a government-funded therapeutic recreation program for children ages 5-13.

Dr. Toledo's research focuses on social studies education in K-12 classrooms, with a focus on developing mutually-beneficial researcher-practitioner partnerships to design and implement curricular interventions with teachers. He is interested in conducting research in schools with large numbers of students from historically disenfranchised populations, particularly Latinx-students.


  • Ph.D. Teaching and Teacher Education, University of Michigan
  • M.A. Elementary Education, University of New Mexico
  • B.S. Elementary Education, University of New Mexico