Juan Barrera Alcazar

Academic Advisor


Juan is a first-generation college graduate and is currently in his third year in the doctoral program in education at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, UC Santa Barbara. He attended Long Beach City College before transferring to UC Berkeley, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Education in 2018. Juan joined the UC Santa Barbara campus in 2019, where he has worked as an academic advisor in the College of Letters and Science and works closely with transfer students. Juan's research is focused on academic probation and student retention using critical frameworks.

During Spring, you can meet Juan for in-person advising at 1117 Cheadle Hall during the following times:

Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you want to schedule an appointment with Juan, please email jbarreraalcazar@ucsb.edu with your name, perm number, and what you want to discuss.