Angel's reseach interests include the efficacy of institutional mission, international education, and college access.
Angel B. Perez currently serves as the Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges. A native of Ponce, Puerto Rico, Angel has served in education leadership positions on both the east and west coasts of the United States. He holds degrees from Skidmore College and Columbia University and is in the final stages of completing his PhD at CGU. He travels globally to speak on issues of American education and is passionate about the transformative power of a liberal arts education. Angel teaches in the College Counseling Certification Program of UCLA and his global work was recently recognized when he was awarded an International Educator's Fulbright to France. Angel writes often about issues of higher education and has been published in periodicals including: The Journal of College Admission, The Washington Post, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Los Angeles Times, The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, and the Times Higher Education (UK). Angel currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
MA, Columbia University, New York
BS, Skidmore College, New York