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Juan Guerrero, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3769
Email: jguerrero@apu.edu
Juan Guerrero, Ph.D., teaches Spanish, culture and language, Latino issues, and Hispanic and Chicano literature. He is the founder of a Southern Baptist Hispanic mission in the city of Brea, California, and was its senior pastor until February 2002. He taught at Escuela Hispana de Teología de Los Angeles and Riverside, which are under the Contextualized Leadership Development Program of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. Previously, Guerrero was involved in Christian higher education in the Dominican Republic as the administrator of an off-campus college institution of higher learning, program assessment, design, implementation and evaluation, and fundraising in third-world countries.

Education

Ph.D., Biola University
M.Div., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A., State University of New York, Oswego
B.A., Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Department

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Modern Languages

Expertise

  • Intercultural Studies
  • Language and Culture
  • Spanish Language

Courses Taught

SPAN 102 – Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 201 – Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 202 – Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 301 – Advanced Spanish
SPAN 320 – Advanced Spanish Composition
SPAN 421 – Survey of Spanish Literature
SPAN 422 – Survey of Latin American Literature
SPAN 494 – Internship
SPAN 495 – Special Topics in Spanish
SPAN 101 – Elementary Spanish I

Professional/Scholarly Presentations

Presentations
Guerrero, Juan. "Una reflexión bíblica sobre el crecimiento de la iglesia: desde una dimensión transcultural," EDUNEV, Santo Domingo, 2002

Guerrero, Juan. "Readings in Spanish for the soul," EDUNEV, Santo Domingo, 2004

Publications
Guerrero, Juan. Hispanic Experience in Higher Education: Mexican Southern Baptists' attitudes toward higher education. University Press of America: Lanham, (2001).

Guerrero, Juan. "52 Mensajes cortos para congregaciones pequeñas: Con una breve introducción al diseño y exposición de mensajes," EDUNEV, Santo Domingo, 2000

Professional Experience

Industry Experience
Vice President, Academic Affairs, Universidad Nacional Evangélica, Dominican Republic, 1989-91

Professor and Assistant Chair, Department of Mathematics, Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1975-81

Director, Planning and Development Office, CETEC University, Dominican Republic, 1984-85

Dean of Humanities and College Director, Universidad Nacional Evangélica, Dominican Republic, 1987-89

Advisor, Technical Planning Group of the Design and Opening of Universidad Nacional Evangélica, Domincan Republic, 1984-86

Professional Involvement and Accomplishments

Honors, Awards, Recognition
Member, International Students Committee, Azusa Pacific University, 2005

Associations, Boards, Committees
Member, International Studies Council, Azusa Pacific University, 2005
Director, Escuela Hispana de Teología (CLD), Los Angeles, until 2004
International Consultant in Higher Education, Universidad Nacional Evangélica, Dominican Republic
Member, International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education
Member, North American Christian Foreign Language Association (NACFLA)
Member, Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL)
Member, Association of Southern Baptist Pastors, Orange County
Member for life, Board of Trustees of the Universidad Nacional Evangélica, Dominican Republic

Special Interests and Activities

Planning and organizing Hispanic men’s retreat within the Southern Baptist Convention
Workshop leader of North American Christian Association of Foreign Languages (NACFLA) annual conference

Office Hours

TBA

Office Location

Faculty Quad, Room 26, East Campus

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