Josué Meléndez Rodríguez




I’m a Doctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. I’ve designed an interdisciplinary program of study that allows for engagement with my own program in the School of Social Welfare, as well as the Social and Cultural Studies Program in the Graduate School of Education. My goal is to further understand and combat social injustice within and through higher education.

Prior to beginning doctoral studies, I earned two graduate degrees from Michigan State University: a Master of Arts in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education with a Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning, and a Master of Social Work in Organizational and Community Practice. My undergraduate studies in Social Work were completed at Loyola University Chicago. In addition to my academic training, I have over ten years of practice experience in education, community, and healthcare institutions in both the public and nonprofit sectors.

This website is meant to introduce me as a developing scholar. I invite you to explore the available content, keeping in mind that information will be updated as I develop my scholarship.