Ana Maria Barrera

Ana Maria Barrera

Phone: (415) 338-2244
Location: Gym 137


Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Exercise & Movement Sciences)

Minor: French

San Francisco State University


Master of Science in Kinesiology (Physical Activity: Social Scientific Perspectives)

Thesis title: Cultural Orientations and Exercise Behavior Among College Students: The Examination of The Theory of Planned Behavior

San Francisco State University


Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Dissertation Title: Testimonios of Undocumented Students in Higher Education: A Critical Latina Feminist Phenomenology

San Francisco State University


Other Related Work 

- Teaching and research focuses on a critical approach to creating inclusive and affirming educational spaces. 

- Current postdoctoral fellow for SF BUILD

- In collaboration with the department created the Kinesiology Peer Advising Program.


Courses Taught

KIN 250L Introduction to Kinesiology

KIN 251 Success in Kinesiology 

KIN 331 Peak Performance

KIN 620/621 Advanced Practicum in Kinesiology (Kinesiology Peer Advising)

KIN 699 Independent Research