Burciaga, Rebeca

Burciaga, Rebeca

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership


Preferred: rebeca.burciaga@sjsu.edu


Preferred: (408) 924-3644



Ph.D. - University of California, Los Angeles

Education: Social Science and Comparative Education, Race and Ethnic Studies Specialization


Ed.M. - Harvard Graduate School of Education

Education: Administration, Planning, and Social Policy


B.A. - University of California, Santa Cruz

Latin American/Latino Studies



Dr. Burciaga is an Associate Professor at San José State University in the Department of Educational Leadership in the Connie L. Lurie College of Education. Dr. Burciaga has worked and conducted research with students, schools, and families for over twenty years. Her work is focused on understanding and challenging educational practices and structures that produce and reproduce racial, ethnic, gender, and class inequalities, specifically with respect to Latina/o communities. Dr. Burciaga has an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz, a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of California at Los Angeles.  Her research has been supported and recognized by the Spencer Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the National Institute of Health, and the American Association of University Women.