Yahaira Castro

  1. Assistant Dean for Student Experience

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Yahaira Castro oversees all aspects of the student experience, from the moment students first come into contact with the school through Admissions, through their time as enrolled students when they interact with the Student Affairs and Career Services departments, and after they graduate and maintain their ties to the school through Alumni Services.

Yahaira Castro joined the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism in October 2005 to work in admissions. From March 2015 through June 2019, she was Director of Student Affairs.

Yahaira has a Master’s in Journalism from U.C. Berkeley and a B.A. in History from Rutgers University.