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Kathryn T. Adams, Professor, English
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin
M.A. B.A., San Jose State University

Adrienne Allebe, Assistant Professor, Art
M.A., University of California, Long Beach
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
A.A, Cuesta College

Hector Alvarez, Counselor
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Shane Anderson, Assistant Professor, Photography
M.A., University of California, San Diego
B.A., California State University, Long Beach

Jeffrey Appel, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Maria Arvizu-Rodriguez, Transfer Counselor
M.A., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Jaime Astacio, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
M.S., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
B.S., University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Diane Auten, Professor, Speech
M.A., San Jose State University
B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Tyson Aye, Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Health Education
M.A., San Jose State University

B

Sheri Bates, Professor, Kinesiology and Health Education
M.P.E., Idaho State University
B.A., College of the Pacific

Lynn Becerra, Assistant Professor, Personal Development
M.A., Washington State University, Pullman
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Joann Bellrose, Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., California State University, Fullerton
A.A., Santa Barbara City College

Gary E. Bierly, Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., University of California, Davis

Christine Bisson, Assistant Professor, Food Science, Nutrition & Culinology
M.S., Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, Chicago, Illinois
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Luke Blacquiere, Assistant Professor, Biology
M.S., California State University, Fullerton
M.A., Western New Mexico University, Gallup, New Mexico
B.S., Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Mark Booher, Associate Dean/Artistic Director, PCPA 
M.F.A., University of California, Irvine
B.A., California State University, Sacramento

Loren Bradbury, Associate Professor, Automotive Technology
A.S., Cuesta College

Ashley Brackett, Transfer Counselor
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Benjamin Britten, Early Alert Counselor
M.S., California State University, Fresno
B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara

Robert Bryant, Professor, Business
M.A., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
A.A., Allan Hancock College

C

Alice Caddell, Professor, Early Childhood Studies
M.A., B.A., Pacific Oaks College & Children’s School
A.A., Cuesta College

Denize Cain, Professor, English
M.A., B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Rinaldo Caminada, Professor, Kinesiology and Health Education
M.A., Oregon State University
B.A., Chico State University
A.A., Chabot College

Lainey Campos, Assistant Professor, Counselor
M.S., National University, Fresno
B.A., Columbia College, Lemoore Naval Air Station, Lemoore
A.A., West Hills Community College, Coalinga

John Ceceña, Assistant Professor, Fire Technology
A.S., Allan Hancock College 

Eui Chung, Professor, Mathematics
M.A., B.A., California State University, Fullerton

Kellye Cohn, Assistant Professor, Librarian 
M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
B.A., Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Marie Comstock, Professor, Business
D.P.A., University of La Verne
M.A., California State University, Long Beach
M.B.A., California Lutheran University
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles 

Bethany Conner, Assistant Professor, Licensed Vocation Nurse
M.S., University of Phoenix
B.S., Medical College of Georgia

Kenneth Cope, Assistant Professor, Multimedia, Learning Resources
B.A., San Francisco State University
A.A., City College San Francisco

Jill Cralley, Assistant Professor, Multimedia, Learning Resources
B.S., Biola University, La Mirada, CA

Robert Curry, Associate Superintendent/Vice President, Academic Affairs
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
M.A., California State University, Chico
B.A., San Francisco State University

D

Dominic Dal Bello, Professor, Engineering
B.S., M.S., University of California, Santa Barbara

Seth Damron, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
M.A., Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado
B.A., Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado

Brent Darwin, Assistant Professor, Accounting
B.S., Pepperdine University, Malibu

Alexandra de Jounge, Coordinator, Student Health Services
M.S.N., Advanced Practice Public Health Nursing, California State University, San Bernardino
B.S.N., Holy Names University
B.A., National University

Luz Veronica De Leija, Associate Professor, Licensed Vocational Nurse
B.S., Chamberlain University, Addison, Illinois
A.S., Allan Hancock College

David DeGroot, Senior Articulation Officer
M.A., St. Mary’s College
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Roger DeLaurier, Conservatory Director-Actor Training
M.A., Southern Methodist University
B.A., College of Santa Fe

Nichole Dechaine, Assistant Professor, Music
Ph.D., M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A., University of Redlands, Redlands

Karan Demchak, Campus Children’s Center
B.S., University of La Verne
A.S., Santa Barbara City College

Michael Dempsey, Associate Professor, Drama
M.F.A., University of Connecticut
B.A., A.A., University of Wisconsin

Andrew Densmore, Coordinator/Professor, Fire Academy
A.S., Allan Hancock College

Jody Derry, Professor, Business
M.B.A., California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
B.A., California State University, Fresno

Christopher Diaz, Assistant Professor, Music
M.A., B.S., University of Texas, Arlington, Texas

Claudia Diaz, Assistant Professor, Spanish
M.A., B.A., California State University, Fresno
A.A, Allan Hancock College

Cynthia Diaz, Counselor
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., California State University, Fresno

Janae Dimick, Assistant Professor, English
M.A., B.A., California State University, Fullerton

Mary Dominguez, Dean, Student Services
M.S., University of La Verne
B.S., Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, California

Jane Eileen Donnelly, Professor, Nursing
M.S.N., California State University, Dominguez Hills
B.S.N., Holy Names University
A.S.N., Cuesta College
A.S., Allan Hancock College

Kristopher Dutra, Professor, Kinesiology and Health Education
B.S., Stockton College

E

Sarah Easton, Senior High Tech Center Specialist
M.S., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo 

Herbert Elliott, Professor, Economics
M.A., California State University, Hayward
B.S., University of Liberia

Kim Ensing, Associate Dean, Kinesiology, Athletics & Recreation
M.S., St. Cloud State University
B.S., Southern California College/Vanguard University

Patricia A. Estrada, Professor, English
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., University of California, Berkeley

F

Catherine Farley, District Police Officer
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Alicia Fox, Associate Professor, Biology
M.S., California State University, Long Beach

Yvon Frazier, Associate Professor, Early Childhood Studies
M.A., National University, San Diego
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
A.S., Allan Hancock College

Clint Freeland, Outreach Counselor
M.S., California State University, Northridge
B.A., California State University, Fresno

Bonny Friedrich, Director, Licensed Vocational Nursing
M.S., B.A., University of La Verne

G

Marc Garcia-Martinez, Professor, English
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A., San Diego State University
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Kenneth George, Associate Professor/Coordinator, Law Enforcement Academy
 M.A., B.A., California State University, Fresno; TESL Certificate

John Gerrity, Associate Professor, Machining and Manufacturing
M.S., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Ana Gomez de Torrez, Professor, Spanish
M.A., B.A., California State University, Fresno; TESL Certificate

Petra S. Gomez, Director, College Achievement Now (CAN)/TRIO Program
M.Ed., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
A.A., Allan Hancock College

Sean Gottlieb, Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of California, Davis

H

Lubna Haddad, Professor, Psychology
M.A., Florida Atlantic University
B.A., California State University, Northridge

Wendy Hadley, Assistant Professor, Biology
M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
A.A., Allan Hancock College

Roger H. Hall, Professor, History
Ph.D., M.A., Bowling Green State University
B.A., California State University, Fresno

Elaine Healy, Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator, Academic Resources
M.A., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
B.A., English and Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Denise K. Headtke, Senior Librarian
M.A., San Jose State University
M.L.I.S., San Jose State University
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

David L. Hernandez II, Career Counselor
Ed.D., North Central University
M.S., University of La Verne
B.A., Chapman University
A.A., Allan Hancock College

Rebecca Holmes, Director, Business Services
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Christopher Hite, Professor, Film/Video
M.F.A., Hollins University
B.F.A., Pennsylvania State University

John Hood, Professor, Art
M.F.A., B.F.A., University of Oklahoma

Jon Hooten, Executive Director, College Advancement
Ph.D., Claremont Lincoln University, Claremont, California
M.A., Claremont Lincoln University, Claremont, California
B.A., Anderson University, Anderson, Indiana

Murtha Hull, Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., Holy Names University
A.S., Rio Hondo Community College

J

Kathleen Johnson, Professor, Dental Assisting
A.A., Cuesta College

Robert Jorstad, Professor, Physics
M.S. University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A., B.S., Eastern Illinois University

Jennifer Jozwiak, Professor, English
M.A., California State University, Long Beach
B.A., Michigan State University

K

Lala Karapetian, Learning Disabilities Specialist
M.S., National University, Los Angeles
B.S., University of California, Irvine

Andria Keiser, Associate Professor/Coordinator, English as a Second Language (ESL) Noncredit 
M.A., B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Chad Kelly, Assistant Professor, English
Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Janae Kelly, Assistant Professor, English
M.A., B.A., California State University, Fullerton

Linda Kelly, Counselor, Learning Assistance Program
M.S., California State University, East Bay, Hayward
B.A., University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
A.A., St. Petersburg Junior College, St. Petersburg, Florida

Scott David King, Professor, Mathematics
M.S., San Diego State University
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Julie Knight, Professor, English
M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Alfredo Koch, Professor, Agribusiness
Ph.D., University of California, Davis
M.A., University of Pittsburg
M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
C.A., Universidad Nacional de Cuyo

Susannah Kopecky, Associate Professor/Librarian
M.A., California State University, San Luis Obispo
M.L.I.S. San Jose State University
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Anna Kopcrak, Associate Professor, Mathematics
M.S., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Sandra Kramer, Counselor, EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs
M.A., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

L

Thomas Lamica, Project Director, K-12 Partnerships, Cooperative Work Experience, 
and Career Development

M.A., University of Northern Colorado
B.A., Colorado State University

Martin Landeros, Professor, Mathematics
M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
B.A., California State University, Stanislaus

Margaret Lau, Dean, Academic Affairs
B.S., University of California., Irvine

Laurene Lee, Associate Professor, Mathematics
M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.S., Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon

Ron Lovell, Assistant Professor, Culinary Arts
B.S., California State University, Northridge

John Lovern, Professor, Human Services
Ph.D., M.A., University of Connecticut
B.A., University of California, Berkeley

M

Danae Madrid, Assistant Professor, Chemistry
M.S., San Diego State University
B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara

Lauro Manalo, Jr, Professor, Nursing
M.S.N., B.S.N., California State University, Dominguez Hills
A.S., Evergreen Valley Community College

Lisa Marsalek, Counselor
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara

Gabriel Marquez, Associate Professor, Welding
A.S., Allan Hancock College

Amiko Matsuo, Assistant Professor, Art/3-D Emphasis
M.A., Kansas State University, Manhattan
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Eric Mason, Professor, Auto Body
B.S., Chapman University
A.S., Allan Hancock College

Scia Maumausolo, Professor, Kinesiology and Health Education
M.A., New Mexico Highlands University
B.A., California State University, Northridge

Lydia Maxwell, Counselor, EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Mitch McCann, Associate Dean, Public Safety
M.P.A., California University, Northridge
B.B.A., California University, Northridge

Patrick McGuire, Professor, Automotive Technology
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo 

Megan McComas, Assistant Professor, Licensed Vocational Nurse
M.S., Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia
B.S., University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
A.S., Evergreen Valley College

Daniel McNeil, Professor, Sociology
M.A., San Diego State University
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
A.A., West Valley College

LeeAnne McNulty, Director Institutional Grants
Ed.D., University of La Verne, La Verne, California
M.A., San Francisco State University

Lauren Milbourne, Director, Public Affairs and Communications
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Jose Millan, Counselor, CAN/TRIO
M.A., B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
A.A., East Los Angeles College

Jon Derek Mitchem, Professor, Mathematics
M.S., B.A., Humboldt State University

Leonard Miyahara, Professor, Biology
D.D.S., University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., San Jose State University

Carmen Montanez-Rodriguez, Professor, Business
M.P.H., B.A., University of Puerto Rico

Mayra Morales, Noncredit Counselor
M.A., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
A.A., Allan Hancock College

Jennifer Morris, Assistant Professor, Biology
M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington

Paul Murphy, Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A., B.A., California State University, Fullerton

Robert Murtha, Associate Professor, English
M.A., University of California, Riverside

Krystyna Musev, Professor, Mathematics
M.S., Silesian University

N

Ricardo Navarrette, Counselor
M.A., San Diego State University
B.A., California State University, San Marcos
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College

Mary Pat Nelson, Professor, Nursing
M.H.A., University of La Verne
B.S.N., California State University, Dominguez Hills
R.N., Cuesta College

Melinda K. Nishimori, Professor, ESL
M.A., California State University, Fresno
B.A., California State University, Fresno

Holly Nolan Chavez, Director, Deputy Sector Navigator-Agriculture, Water and Environmental Technology
M.S., California State University, Bakersfield, California
B.A., University of California, Davis, California

Dustin Nouri, Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University of California, Davis
B.S., Portland State University

Christina Nunez, Professor, English

M.F.A., Emerson College
B.A., Beloit College

O

Stephen R. O’Neill, Professor, Chemistry, Physical Science
M.S., University of Idaho
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Alejandro Omidsalar, Assistant Professor, English
M.A., University of Texas, Austin
B.A., University of California, Berkley

Nohemy Ornelas, Associate Superintendent/Vice President, Student Services
Ed.D., California State University Fresno
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
A.A., Allan Hancock College

P

Trevor Passage, Assistant Professor, Librarian
M.L.I.S., San Jose State University
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Frederic J. Patrick, Professor/Distance Education Specialist 
M.A., B.A., Azusa Pacific University

Mary Patrick, Dean, Academic Affairs
Ph.D., University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana
M.F.A., M.A., McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana
B.A., Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Chris Pavone, Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences
Ph.D., M.A., M.S., University of California Santa Barbara
B.A., B.S., State University of New York at Plattsburgh

Carissa Perales, Counselor
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
A.A., Allan Hancock College

Diana Perez, Director, Cal-SOAP
M.A., California State University, Fresno
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
A.A., Hartnell College

George Phelan, Professor, ESL
M.A., Northern Arizona
B.A., Northwestern University

Q

Marian Quaid-Maltagliati, Director, Admissions & Records
A.A., Allan Hancock College

R

Ruben Ramirez, Director, Human Resources
M.A., University of Redlands, California
B.A., California State University, Northridge

Ana Sofia Ramirez-Gelpi, Dean, Academic Affairs
Ph.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles
B.S., M.A., State University of New York

Rick Rantz, Dean, Academic Affairs
M.A., Skidmore College
B.F.A., Alliant International University

Julia Raybould-Rodgers, Professor, English
M.A., Bosporus University, Turkey
B.A., Manchester Polytechnic, England

James L. Read, Professor, English
M.A., West Virginia University
B.A., Shepherd College

Christine Reed, Professor, MESA
M.A., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Alberto Restrepo, Professor, Sociology
Ph.D., M.A., University of California, San Diego
B.A., University of San Diego

Susan Roehl, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medical Services
B.A., University of California, Berkley

Thesa Roepke, Professor, Early Childhood Studies
M.A., University of La Verne
B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Kerry Runkle, Learning Assistance Counselor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., San Diego State University
A.A., Allan Hancock College

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Saad Sadig, Associate Professor, Architecture
B.S., M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Veronica Sanchez, Counseling
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
M.S., San Diego State University
A.A., Allan Hancock College 

Andrea Sanders, Professor, Speech
M.A., B.A., California State University, Chico

Jessica Scarffe, Professor, Political Science
M.A. University of York
B.S., University of California, Berkeley

Jennifer Schroeder, Assistant Professor, Speech
M.A., B.A., California State University, Fullerton

Jennifer Schwartz, Managing Director, PCPA
M.F.A., Theatre, Yale School of Arts

Richard Seidenberg, Associate Professor, Veterinary Technology
D.V.M., University of California, Davis
B.S., Long Island University, New York
A.A., Allan Hancock College

Robert Senior, Professor, English
M.A., B.A., California State University, Sacramento
A.A., Allan Hancock College 

Michael Serpa, Assistant Professor, Mathematics
M.S., California State University, Fresno
B.A., Texas A & M University, College Station Texas

Eric D. Smith, Associate Superintendent/Vice President, Finance and Administration
M.S., California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, California
B.A., Political Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Jesus Solorio, Assistant Professor, Dance

Sydney Sorenson, Assistant Professor, Dance
M.A., New York University, New York
B.A., University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Brooke Souza, Counselor
M.A., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Chris Stevens, Professor, Kinesiology and Health Education
M.A., B.A., Azusa Pacific University

Brian Stokes, Professor, Anthropology
M.A., California State University, Northridge
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
A.A., Saddleback College

Christopher Straub, Assistant Professor, Geography
M.A., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Maria Suarez, Director, Children's Center
M.A., Chapman/Brandman University
B.S., University of LaVerne
A.S., Allan Hancock College

Wendy Sutter, Associate Professor, Mathematics
M.S., B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

T

Karen L. Tait, Professor, Mathematics
M.S., California State University, Northridge
B.A., Humboldt State University

Yvonne Teniente-Cuello, Dean, Student Services
M.A., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
A.A., Allan Hancock College

Vince Tobin, Associate Professor, Astronomy
M.S., University of California, San Diego
B.S., Harvey Mudd College

Kristy Treur, Coordinator/Instructor, Environmental Technology
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
A.S., Allan Hancock College

Patrick Trimbath, Assistant Professor, Art
M.F.A., Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
B.F.A., Columbus College of Art and Design, Ohio
A.S., Alpena Community College

Juanita Tuan, Counselor, EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., Humboldt State University
A.A., College of the Redwoods

V

Thomas VanderMolen, Professor, Psychology
M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Julie Vasques, Counseling
M.S. San Francisco State University
B.A., Sonoma State University
A.A., Shasta College

Kiri Villa, Counseling
M.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A., University of California Santa Barbara

W

Michael Wagner, Professor, Computer Science
M.S., B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Kevin G. Walthers, Superintendent/President
Ph.D., University of Utah
M.S., Texas A&M University
B.S., University of Texas, Austin

Nancy Jo Ward, Professor, Graphics
B.F.A., School of Visual Arts, New York, New York

Timothy Webb, Professor, Film/Video
M.A., San Francisco State University
M.S., University of California, Davis
B.S., American University

Liz West, Professor, Mathematics
M.S., University of Vermont
B.A., B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara

David Whitham, Director, Public Safety
B.S., Kaplan University
A.S., Santa Barbara City College

Ashley Wise, Professor, Biology
M.S., B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara

Y

Mina Yavari, Professor, Mathematics
M.S., University of North Florida
B.S., Fachhochschule Giessen, Germany

Chellis Ying, Assistant Professor, English
M.A., San Francisco State University
B.A., Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio 

Brian Youngblood, Assistant Professor, Physics
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
B.S., University of California, San Diego

Z

Dayana Zepeda, Noncredit Counselor
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
M.S., University of La Verne