Paul Flores, Ph.D.

Director, Liberal Studies/Undergraduate Education K-8 Program
Professor, Division of Teacher Education

Phone: (626) 387-5719
Fax: (626) 815-5416
Office Location: Building One, Room 143
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Paul A. Flores has an interest in cultural diversity as it relates to teacher education and the academic achievement of all students. His courses are both student- and subject-centered and include service-learning components. Technology is also integrated to effectively deliver classroom content along with engaged students in discussions. Students participate in local public schools informing of college awareness, while learning about cultural diversity from the students they serve. Research interests include service-learning and cultural diversity teacher preparation. His pursuit of a Ph.D. in higher education along these themes utilized both quantitative and qualitative research methods. He has presented research at both international and national conferences along with Christian and teacher education organizations. Flores also serves as the director of the liberal studies major. In this capacity, he developed the program through collaboration with peers to meet the California state standards for multiple subjects matter. In addition, he oversees the undergraduate advising of students in the major.


  • Ph.D. - Claremont Graduate University
  • M.Div. - Fuller Theological Seminary
  • B.S. - University of Southern California


  • Teaching Credential - Azusa Pacific University

Academic Areas

  • School of Education
    • Division of Teacher Education
  • Honors College


  • Cultural Diversity
  • Liberal Studies
  • Teacher Education

Courses Taught

  • EDLS 300 – Introduction to Teaching as a Profession, K–12
  • EDLS 405 – Diversity in the Classroom
  • EDLS 496 – Senior Seminar: Education and Professional Ethics
  • EDUC 504 – Teaching and Cultural Diversity

Office Hours

M/W 1:00-4:00PM

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