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Ricardo Vigil Faculty Profile

Ricardo Vigil

Director of Field Experience
Education Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Dr. Vigil serves as the director of field experience for the teacher preparation program at GSEP. Previously, he taught as a secondary social studies instructor and was a K-12 administrator and adjunct professor. Dr. Vigil uses his background knowledge of K-12 education to maintain and develop partnerships with schools in the greater Los Angeles area. He currently teaches clinical courses, secondary methods, and instructional design and enjoys guiding and developing new educators as they journey through their programs and into their careers. In 2011, Dr. Vigil was a finalist nominee for dissertation of the year at the University of Southern California, and other research interests include technology and teacher feedback and instruction. Dr. Vigil is a passionate supporter of STEM, urban education, and innovative schools.



  • EdD, University of Southern California
  • MA, Pepperdine University
  • BS, Santa Clara University