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Juan C. Garibay

Assistant Professor
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Curry School of Education
Office location and address
Ridley Hall 288
405 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Ph.D., UCLA, 2014
M.A., UCLA, 2010
B.S., UCLA, 2008
Biography

Juan Carlos Garibay is an Assistant Professor in the Higher Education program at the University of Virginia. He holds a Ph.D. in Education (with an emphasis in Higher Education & Organizational Change) from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His research uses a variety of statistical methods to examine issues of diversity, equity, social justice, and sustainability/environmental justice in higher education. Garibay's scholarship has been published or is currently in press with various peer-reviewed education journals including the Review of Higher Education, Research in Higher Education, American Educational Research Journal, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Environmental Education Research, and Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, among other academic outlets.

While at UCLA, he served as a research analyst for the Higher Education Research Institute where he worked on a national longitudinal study funded by the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation examining the experiences of underrepresented Students of Color in the STEM fields. He also collaborated with the UCLA Center for the Study of Inequality examining four decades of national data to understand the various factors that explain income inequality among U.S. citizen and immigrant workers. As a research analyst for the UCLA Office of Faculty Diversity and Development he examined faculty diversity issues from the recently administered UC-wide Campus Climate survey to help support institutional decisions and planning as well as developed resources for faculty to help promote a climate of inclusiveness.

EDLF 6020: Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Higher Education
Credits: 3
This course explores the dynamics of race/ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality in higher education policy, theory, and practice. Using a variety of theoretical frames and emerging research, the course will examine group differences in experience and perspective within American higher education.
EDLF 7610: Research in Higher Education, Student Affairs and Athletic Administration
Credits: 3
This course is designed to introduce the quantitative and qualitative social science research process to students, as well as to help familiarize students with some of the more popular forms of assessment within the fields of higher education, student affairs, and athletic administration.
EDLF 7993: Independent Study: Leadership and Policy Studies
Credits: 1–6
Under close guidance of an individual faculty member, students work on areas of particular interest that cannot be met in regularly scheduled courses. Enrollment in this course is limited to three credits in a master's degree program.
EDLF 8655: Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Higher Education
Credits: 3
This course explores the dynamics of race/ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality in higher education policy, theory, and practice. Using a variety of theoretical frames and emerging research, the course will examine group differences in experience and perspective within American higher education.
EDLF 8662: Politics and Education
Credits: 3
Applies political and social theories to politics, policy and power in K-16 education. Concepts: role of the State, pluralism, rational choice, mobilization of bias, public goods, interest groups and social movements. Key issues: access and success, equity, school choice, stratification, governance, and reform. Goal is to enable students to conduct research using political theory and policy frameworks in educational settings.
EDLF 9991: Ed.D. Research
Credits: 1–12
Ed.D. Research conducted under the guidance of capstone committee. 12 hours required for graduation. Permission of Instructor required.
EDLF 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–12
Under close faculty guidance, students work on an area of interest not covered by the curriculum. A plan of study must be signed by the faculty sponsor and filed in the student's permanent file in the Office of Student Affairs. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDLF 9998: Doctoral Research Apprenticeship
Credits: 3–12
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisites: Advisor Permission Required.
EDLF 9999: Doctoral Dissertation
Credits: 3–12
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.