Ph.D., CGU, In progress
M.Ed., CGU, ’22

Steve Flores

Steve Flores (he/él) is a proud son of immigrants and a first-generation Latino Ph.D. student in the School of Educational Studies at Claremont Graduate University. His research interests explore the Latinx college student experience as it intersects with college access and persistence in higher education.

Steve earned his Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Student Affairs and Educational Justice and the Allies of Dreamer Certificate from Claremont Graduate University (CGU). He received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a focus on interpersonal and organizational communication from California State University, Long Beach.

Steve has served in student government at CGU since 2021, most recently being elected as the Graduate Student Council President. Professionally, he currently serves as the Associate Director of Employer Engagement and External Partnerships at Scripps College. Outside of academia and professional setting, he is the captain of a beach soccer team in Long Beach, enjoys hiking the local trails in and around La Verne and Claremont, and traveling with his wife.