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Jeremiah Gonzalez

Adjunct Faculty
Education Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology
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Biography

Dr. Jeremiah Gonzalez is an adjunct professor in the Education Division at the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education & Psychology where he teaches Learning Theory and Teaching English Learners. Dr. Gonzalez is currently a Title I/English Learners Coordinator for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). He previously worked as an elementary school teacher, grade level chair, instructional coach, teacher advisor, and adult ESL teacher for LAUSD. In addition, Dr. Gonzalez has experience teaching at the community college, undergraduate, and graduate levels at Los Angeles Mission College, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and currently at Pepperdine. His research interests include issues effecting the education of Latino students, improving educational outcomes for English Learners, and the role of school structure and social capital on educational access. He has presented his research at numerous conferences including the annual meetings of the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE), the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME), and the American Educational Research Association (AERA). His work has also been published in the International Journal of Multicultural Education, Journal of Latinos and Education, and English Teaching Professional. Dr. Gonzalez has been the recipient of several awards and honors including the Tae Han Kim Award from Claremont Graduate University, he was selected as a Frederick Douglass Teaching Scholar by West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and for the Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program by the California State University System.

Education

  • PhD, Claremont Graduate University
  • MA, California State University, Northridge
  • BA, Franklin & Marshall College

Courses

  • MAED 620: Learning Theory
  • MATP 630: Teaching English Learners