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Rubén A. González

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Graduate Learning Consultant

Rubén González (he/him/él) is proudly from Greenfield, California. He is currently a first year PhD student in Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE) researching critical pedagogy, social justice education, and teacher disposition and activism. His research is dedicated to improving the K-12 schooling experiences of Black, Indigenous, all students of color, and other marginalized youth. Prior to Stanford, Rubén taught high school English, English Language Development, and AVID for six years in Sacramento, California. He earned his Bachelor’s of Arts degree and teacher credential in English at Sacramento State University after transferring from Hartnell College. As a first-generation college student, Rubén is a Peer Learning Consultant eager to work with students to co-deconstruct the hidden curriculum of higher education. He strives to help students have as many educational and professional opportunities as possible within Stanford and beyond. He can help with developing and refining reading, writing, and speaking skills, time management, and navigating challenges during matriculation through undergraduate and/or graduate studies. In his free time, Rubén enjoys hiking, tasty food, and going to the beach.