Deborah L. Bowen
Academic Department Manager and Graduate Program Administrator
Deborah Bowen (BA in Liberal Studies, Antioch University Los Angeles) has a diverse university administrative, program development, and student services background. While managing the Adult Re-Entry Program and New Student Programs office at the Santa Rosa Junior College in northern California, her focus included making higher education more accessible to returning adult students and facilitating retention for first-generation students of color. As Executive Assistant to the President of Antioch University Los Angeles, Deborah was involved in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the University and the Office of the President. Prior to this, she ran the accounting operations for a subdivision of Sony Pictures for a number of years.
She has an abiding passion for the expressive arts in all forms, is a lifelong student of black feminism, and maintains an active yoga, meditation, and creative writing practice.