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About Juan Berumen

Experienced social justice advocate in policy and program analysis with a demonstrated track-record of removing systemic barriers to create access and facilitate success for historically marginalized populations underrepresented in higher education. With a PhD in Education Policy Studies from Indiana University, Dr. Berumen positions his research and practical experience working with communities, universities, and schools in California, Indiana, and Mexico to direct these endeavors and institutionalize equity and inclusion in higher education. Currently, he is works at UC Berkeley as staff and lecturer and co-edited a volume for New Directions in Institutional Research, which looks at positioning assessment in higher education as a tool for social justice advocacy.

Show Highlights

  • More than access
  • Making sure we push the narrative that students not just survive but thrive in higher education.
  • The need for underrepresented students to get support beyond academics
  • Making sure students feel a sense of belonging on campus
  • Why higher education needs to catch up to the 21st century
  • Changing the narrative that if you want students to come to events you must feed them
  • Accepting the realities of our students

Connect with Juan

LinkedIn: Juan Berumen

Email: [email protected]

Connect with me on Twitter @sheldoneakins

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