Doctorate in Educational Leadership Program Director
Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Office: 328 Eureka Hall
Office Phone: (916) 278-5557
Fax: (916) 278-5557
Dr. Carlos Nevarez serves as an Associate Professor and Director of the Independent Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership at California State University, Sacramento. He received his doctorate in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies and Master’s in Counseling from Arizona State University and has focused much of his work on developing academic programs designed to cultivate transformational leaders. These programs include one master’s and two doctoral programs in educational leadership. His recent research and publications focus on addressing what type of leadership training is available for higher education leaders and its impact on leadership development.
He has taught numerous courses on the topic of leadership theory, diversity, research methods, and student affairs. He currently serves as the Chair of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Special Interest Group: Multicultural/Multiethnic Education: Research, Theory, and Practice and was a Doctoral Fellow for the Kellogg Foundation. Dr. Nevarez has held a multiplicity of internships and fellowships with national organizations: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE); Education Commission of the States (ECS); National Science Foundation (NSF)/The Association for Institutional Research (AIR); and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). He also serves as a consultant for the College Board and the Education Testing Service (ETS).