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Roger Geertz Gonzalez

Roger Geertz Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Associate Clinical Professor

Program Affiliation:

M.S., Higher Education, Harrisburg, PA
Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Management, Harrisburg, PA


Ph.D. in Higher Education, Cognate in Political Science, and Minor in Comparative/International Education, The Pennsylvania State University

Areas of Expertise:

Higher Education
Student Affairs
Comparative/International Education

Research Interests:

  • College Student Civic Engagement
  • College Student Identity Development
  • Indigenous Higher Education
  • Latinos and Higher Education
  • Comparative Higher Education Access Policies. Areas/Countries of Research Focus: North America, Latin America, Europe, Japan, and Oceania


  • Geertz González, R. (2012). Same and different: Latino college students’ perceptions about themselves and others on campus. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 12, 1, 3-22.
  • Geertz González, R. (2012). Turkish German access to higher education: An historical, democracy theory policy analysis: 1960-2010. Intercultural Education, 23, 2, 105-117.
  • Geertz González, R. (2011). Political awareness and engagement among Latinas/os at an urban, commuter college campus. Journal of Civic Commitment, 17, 1-13.
  • Geertz González, R. (2010). Ethnic Identity at a Hispanic Serving Institution. Journal of Latinos and Education, 9, 4, 284-302.
  • Geertz González, R. & Colangelo, P. (2010). The development of Indigenous higher education: A comparative, historical analysis of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the U.S., 1880-2005. Journal of American Indian Education, 29, 3, 3-23.