Front Office Manager
Xoel (Joel) Càrdenas joined the S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2011 after working for seven years at Weber State University (WSU) where he served as the Hispanic/Oportunidad Scholarship Advisor at the Multicultural Student Center. Cárdenas received his B.A. in Professional & Technical Writing in 2008 and his M.A. in English in 2011, both from Weber State.
As the Front Office Manager, Mr. Càrdenas provides staff support to two full-time law faculty members and eight adjunct faculty members. His behind-the-scene efforts are integral to the smooth operation of the Law School.
In his "spare" time Xoel is also a full-time freelance writer/columnist for Vox Media's SB Nation, one of the biggest sports sites in America. He writes about world football, in particular, FC Barcelona. Prior to SB Nation, Xoel was a columnist at Bleacher Report. He is a regular on World Football Daily, Israel Sports Radio, has appeared on Sirius XM Satellite Radio in Canada, as well as an article in Brazil's Lance!Net, one of the biggest sports sites in Brazil, and other media as a soccer analyst.
Xoel is a World Cup Correspondent for the Telegraph, one of London's biggest newspapers. Mr. Càrdenas will be covering the Ecuadorian national team for the Telegraph's "World Cup Nation" throughout the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.