PEDRO A. NOGUERA
Distinguished Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA, July 2015 to present
Ph.D. Sociology–December 1989, University of California, Berkeley
MA Sociology–1982, Brown University
BA Sociology/American History–1981, Brown University
Teaching Credential–1981, Brown University
2003 – 2015
Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education, Departments of Teaching and Learning and Social Science and Humanities, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Development, New York University with affiliated appointments in the Department of Sociology, Africana Studies, and Latin American Studies
Executive Director, Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools, New York University
Co-Director Institute for the study of Globalization and Education in Metropolitan Settings (IGEMS), New York University
Sussman Visiting Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
2000 – 2003
Judith K. Dimon Professor of Communities and Schools; Chair, Doctoral
Program in Communities and Schools, Graduate School of Education, Harvard
1996 – 2000
Associate Professor, Division of Social and Cultural Studies, Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley
Director, Institute for the Study of Social Change, UC Berkeley
1990 – 1996
Assistant Professor, Division of Social and Cultural Studies, Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley
Lecturer, Department of Afro-American Studies, UC Berkeley
Instructor, Department of Social Science, Diablo Valley College
Lecturer, Department of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
Lecturer, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, UC Berkeley
1981 – 1990
Classroom Teacher, grades K-12, Berkeley, CA
RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1990 – 1994
President, School Board, Berkeley Unified School District–Elected to the Berkeley School Board in November, 1990. Responsible for developing educational policy for district of 8,000 students and overseeing 65 million-dollar annual budget.
1989 – 1990
Coordinator–Diversity Initiatives, University of California, Berkeley
Responsible for designing new courses, developing campus programs, and assisting administrative units in areas related to racial and ethnic diversity. Supervised staff of five Directors who worked on multicultural issues with students.
1988 – 1989
Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor–Business and Administrative Services, University of California, Berkeley
Responsible for administration for summer and year round youth employment programs at the University of California, Berkeley. Responsible for a staff, which recruited high school students and provided them with training, job placements, education support services, and counseling. Served as a community liaison between UC Berkeley and the Oakland/Berkeley community.
1986 – 1988
Executive Assistant–Mayor of Berkeley
Responsible for policy development, staff coordination and implementation in the following areas: youth services, crime and law enforcement, economic development and housing, homelessness and relations with the University of California. Also served as the Mayor’s community liaison.
1985 – 1986
Director–South Berkeley Youth Project
Community service project established by the Office of Economic Development of the City of Berkeley, and the University of California. Trained and hired twenty-two teenagers to implement a door-to-door needs assessment survey of South Berkeley and to organize community educational events related to community development issues.