Professor, California State University, Northridge
Dr. Ceja is a Professor in the Department of Education Leadership and Policy Studies and Director of Doctoral Programs at California State University, Northridge and a Data Coach for Achieving the Dream. As an Achieving the Dream Data Coach, Dr. Ceja consults with four colleges in Washington, and one college in Texas.
He teaches master and doctoral-level courses in higher education policy and leadership, educational diversity, research design, and quantitative analysis. His research focuses on issues of access and equity in higher education for students of color, college choice, diversity and campus racial climate, and community college student success.
Dr. Ceja has presented his work at several national conferences including the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), and the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). His work has been published in the Journal of the Professoriate, the Harvard Education Review, the Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, the Journal of College Student Development, the Review of Higher Education, and the Journal of Negro Education.
Educational Background: Dr. Ceja holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a Masters and Ph.D. in Higher Education & Organizational Change all from UCLA.