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.


  • 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


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Department of Modern Languages


  • Intercultural Studies
  • Language and Culture
  • Spanish Language

Courses Taught

  • SPAN 101 – Elementary Spanish I
  • 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