Francisco T. Leite, PhD

Francisco T. Leite, PhD

Associate Dean of Academic & Student Affairs

Phone: (916) 686-7400

Education and Postdoctoral Training

  • PhD, Agricultural and Extension Education – Minors in Data Analysis and Educational Administration at Pennsylvania State University – University Park, PA
  • Specialist in Didactics - Sao Luiz College of Education, Brazil
  • BS in Agricultural Engineering – Maringa State University, Brazil


Dr. Francisco T. Leite has worked in the field of education for over 30 years, holding positions in administrative leadership for higher education and vocational education. He has been working continuously in the field of Health Science Education (program and curriculum development and evaluation) over the last 10 years.

Dr. Leite has distinguished himself as a professional in educational administration with a strong background and extensive experience in both quantitative and qualitative educational research, particularly in the field of program evaluation using mixed methods design. He has dedicated himself to program and curriculum development and has extensive experience in accreditation procedures related to the academic standards for National and Regional accrediting agencies in the United States.