Dr. Carlos Nevarez

About Carlos Nevarez

Dr. Carlos Nevarez received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. He is a Full Professor with the Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Executive Editor for the Journal of Transformative Leadership and Policy Studies at Sacramento State.

Dr. Nevarez prior leadership experience include serving as the Interim Chair, Graduate & Professional Studies. In Addition to serving as Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Sacramento State.

Dr. Nevarez has authored over thirty publications. His work is designed to be both accessible and actionable in addressing educational challenges and opportunities facing schools and colleges. Dr. Nevarez has authored three books on community college leadership and is currently working on a fourth book with an emphasis on developing an institutional change model. His research focuses on the link between leadership and institutional change. He combines his academic career with regular conference speaking, consultancy, and training on leadership development.

Dr. Nevarez is passionate about studying organizational behavior and the role leaders’ play in advancing student success. His productivity with this line of scholarship has afforded him opportunities to regularly share his research with a regional, state, national, and international audience. He is called to share this knowledge to help create the foundation of new programs, assess on-going operations, influence changes in policy practices, lead professional development seminars, and build support for the implementation of new innovative practices.