Faculty and Administrators

Faculty and Administrators, 2022-2023

NOTE: Year following name indicates first year of affiliation with Santa Barbara City College or its Noncredit Educational Programs.

CAMILA ACOSTA (2015) Assistant Professor/Counselor, EOPS. B.A., California Polytechnic State University; M.A., California Lutheran University.

LIZA V. ADAMS (2023) Instructor, Cosmetology B.A., M.B.A California State University Channel Islands.

PETER AGUILAR (2012) Associate Professor, Biological Sciences. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., San Diego State University.

LYDIA AGUIRRE-FUENTES (2014) Assistant Professor/Academic Counselor. B.A., California State University Northridge; M.S., California Lutheran University.

IGNACIO ALARCON (1997) Professor, Mathematics. M.S., M.A.S., Ohio State University.

MICHAEL ALBRIGHT (2019) Instructor, Film and Media. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

CORNELIA ALSHEIMER-BARTHEL (2012) Professor, Accounting. B.A., M.A, Ph.D., Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt.

ARMANDO M. ARIAS DEL CID (2004) Assistant Professor, Drafting/CAD. B.A., University of Costa Rica.

GEORDIE ARMSTRONG (2020) Assistant Professor, Geography. B.A. History, San Francisco State University; M.A. Geography, San Francisco State University.

PALOMA L. ARNOLD (2004) Assistant Superintendent/ Vice President, Student Affairs. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Antioch University.

SABRINA BARAJAS (2015) Assistant Professor/Counselor. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Antioch University.

JENNYERIKA BARCO (2016) Associate Professor/Counselor, Transfer Achievement Program Coordinator (TAP). B.A., M.S., Ed.D., California State University, Los Angeles.

BLAKELY R. BARRON (1999) Professor, Biological Sciences. B.A., M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

JENNIFER L. BAXTON (2004) Associate Professor, English Composition and Literature. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

LINDA BEERS (2015) Assistant Professor/Counselor; DSPS Counselor/Learning Disabilities Specialist. B.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., California State University, Los Angeles.

JON BEK (2015) Instructor, Computer Information Systems. A.A., ITT Technical Institute; B.A., M.A., California State University, Los Angeles.

BARBARA A. BELL (1997) Associate Professor, English. B.A., M.A., Texas A&M University.

CHRISTOPHER M. BERNT (2023) Instructor Chemisty, P.H.D., Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara.

JENNIFER BETANCOURT (2017) Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

CURTIS L. BIEBER (2000) Assistant Professor, Film & Television Production. B.S., Portland State University.

ALYSSA G. S. BINDER (1998) Instructor/Head Teacher, Orfalea Early Learning Center. ECE Certificate, A.S., Santa Barbara City College.

SUSAN ANNE BLOCK (2005) Associate Professor, Professional Development Studies. B.S., M.B.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

MARC ELLIOTT BOBRO (2005) Professor, Philosophy. B.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Washington.

SARAH BOGGS (2014) Professor, English. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., California State University, Chico; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

STEPHEN T. BOSS (2023) Instructor Marine Diving Technologies, B.S., Earth Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz.

ALYSON H. BOSTWICK (2000) Associate Professor/Counselor, Mental Health. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Antioch University.

CORRIE A. BOTT (2019) Instructor, Library. B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.L.I.S., San Jose State University.

CHRISTOPHER M. BROWN (2019) Instructor, English. B.A., M.A., California Polytechnic State University, Pomona.

JULIE A. BROWN (2002) Professor, Business Administration. B.S., University of Southern California; M.B.A., University of La Verne; M.P.P.A., Mississippi State University.

BONNY L. BRYAN (1998) Associate Professor, English. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., San Francisco State University.

ROXANNE BYRNE (2022) Director, Student Equity and Engagement Programs. B.A., Antioch University; M.A., Fielding Graduate University.

JUSTINA BULLER (2016) Associate Professor, History. B.A., Pacific Union College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.

ERIC L. BULLOCK (2007) Professor, Chemistry. B.A., B.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Hawaii.

STANLEY N. BURSTEN (2005) Professor, Psychology. B.A., M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

JAMIE CAMPBELL (2007) Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Oberlin College; B.A., Rhode Island College; M.S., University of Massachusetts.

JOSE ANGEL M. CARDENAS (2002) Assistant Professor, Computer Network Engineering. A.S., Santa Barbara City College; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

ELLEN E. CAREY (2011) Assistant Professor/Librarian. B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.S.L.I.S, Simmons College.

THOMAS CARRASCO (2012) Professor, American Ethnic and Chicano Studies. B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

JUAN CARRERA ESPINOSA (2016) Associate Professor, Chemistry. A. A., Santa Barbara City College; B.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas.

TARA CARTER (2016) Associate Professor, Anthropology. A.A., Los Angeles Pierce College; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., California State University, Northridge; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

JUAN JOSE CASILLAS (2005) Professor, Spanish. A.A., College of the Sequoias; B.A., M.A., California State University, Fresno; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

BETSY R. CASSRIEL (2000) Professor, ESL. B.A., Westmont College; M.A.T., School of International Training, Brattleboro, Vt.

LAURA CASTRO (2006) Associate Professor/Counselor, Articulation Officer. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., California Lutheran University.

DENISE I. CEDILLOS (2023) Instructor ESL, M.A., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

COSIMA CELMAYSTER (2015) Assistant Professor/Counselor. A.A., Santa Barbara City College; B.S., California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo; M.A., Pacifica Graduate Institute.

LEE T. CHANG (2008) Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.S., University of California Irvine; M.A., California State University, Fullerton.

ELIZABETH CHISHOLM (2017) Assistant Professor, Mathematics. B.S., M.S., California State University, Northridge; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

YEN-KUANG CHOU (2014) Assistant Professor, Mathematics. B.S., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., University of California, San Diego.

SALLY S. CHUAH (2008) Associate Professor, Librarian. B.A., Warren Wilson College; M.S., University of Illinois.

JOHN W. CLARK (1991) Professor, Music. A.A., Bakersfield College; B.A., California State University, Bakersfield; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

CRAIG M. COOK (2010) Associate Professor, American Ethnic Studies. B.A., University of Wisconsin, Parkside; M.A., Roosevelt University.

HELEN P. COOPER (2019) Instructor, Early Childhood Education. B.S., Syracuse University; M.A., Antioch University.

ANDREA CULLINEN (2019) Instructor, Mathematics. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., California State University, Fullerton.

STEPHEN W. DA VEGA (2001) Professor, Film and Television. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

WILLIAM (Bill) DINKLAGE (2012) Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences. B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

STEPHANIE E. DOTSON (2007) Associate Professor, Art.  B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia.

MELANIE ECKFORD-PROSSOR (2001) Professor, English. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

PHYLLISA J. EISENTRAUT (2006) Professor, Anthropology. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

DAVID M. ELLIOTT (2001) Professor, History. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

MOHAMMAD EL-SOUSSI (1990) Professor, Computer Network Engineering. B.S., University of Louisiana; M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

ERIKA ENDRIJONAS (2023) Superintendent/President. B.A., California State University, Northridge; M.A., P.H.D., University of Southern California.

JOSHUA ESCOBAR (2019) Instructor, English. B.A., M.S., University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., Bard College.

JESS ESTRADA (2018) Assistant Professor, Chemistry.  B.S., California State University, San Bernardino; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

VIRGINIA ESTRELLA (2007) MESA Program Coordinator. A.A., Ventura College; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Graduate Studies, San Jose State University.

BRIAN FAHNESTOCK (2023) Interim Assistant Superintendent / Vice President - Business Services. B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana; M.A., Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey.

SCOTT P. FICKERSON (2008) Assistant Professor, Physical Education/Health Instructor and Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field. B.S., University of California, Davis; M.S., University of Wisconsin, La Crosse.

JASON FILE (2015) Assistant Professor, English. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., San Francisco State University.

ROBERT HAINES FISCHER (2013) Associate Professor, Bio-Medical Sciences. B.A., M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

DOUGLAS FOLSOM (2013) Associate Professor, Physics. B.A., Harvey Mudd College; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

PATRICIA L. FRANK (2011) Professor, Theatre Arts. B.A., B.S., Minot State University; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; MFA, University of North Dakota.

CHARLES T. FREDERICKS (2003) Instructor, Culinary Arts and Hotel Management. O.A.S., Culinary Institute of America.

LARRY JON FRIESEN (1976) Professor, Biological Sciences. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

MICHAEL A. GALLEGOS (2004) Professor, Multimedia Arts and Technology. B.A., M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

DARIN L. GARARD (1998) Professor, Communication. B.A., M.A., Eastern Illinois University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

TINO GARCIA (2023) Instructor, English, M.A., English, National University.

YOLANDA E. MEDINA GARCIA (1982) Associate Professor, Parent Education, Starr-King Parent/Child Workshop. B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; M.A., California State University, Northridge.

HECTOR GAMERO (2022) Instructor, Engineering. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Davis

LAURA C. GARDINALI (2004) Professor, French/Italian. Graduate, Universita Degli Studi Di Bergamo; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

JANA GARNETT (2023) DSPS Coordinator, M.A., Education, University of California, Santa Barbara.

VANDANA GAVASKAR (2016) Assistant Professor,  B.A., M.A., St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University; M.A., Miami University; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

PETER U. GEORGAKIS (1985) Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Queens College; M.A., Hofstra University; J.D., Santa Barbara College of Law.

ANDREW GIL (2016) Associate Professor/Counselor. B.A., University California, Berkeley; M.A., Azusa Pacific University.

RUBEN GIL (2019) Instructor, EOPS. B.A., California State University, Fresno; M.A., Azusa Pacific University.

DAVID W. GILBERT (2002) Associate Professor, Mathematics. A.S., Cuyamaca Junior College; B.A., M.S., California State University, Humboldt.

DANIEL GILES, (2017) Assistant Professor, Mathematics. B.S., M.S., Portland State University.

MICHAEL P. GONELLA (2007) Professor, Environmental Horticulture. B.S., University of California, Davis; M.S., San Jose State University; Ph.D., Miami University, Ohio.

ROBIN A. GOODNOUGH (1995) Professor, E.S.L. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., University of New Mexico.

JOANN GRAHAM (2015) Assistant Professor/Counselor. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Antioch University.

RUSSELL GRANGER (2016) Associate Professor, Automotive Service and Technology. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., California State University, Fullerton.

CHRISTINE GRANT (2013) Assistant Professor/Academic Counselor. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Antioch University.

GRACE GREANEY (2023) Instructor, ADN, M.S., Nursing, American University of Beirut.

JAMIE GRIGGS (2015) Assistant Professor/Counselor. A.A., Merced College; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., University of La Verne.

CHARLES J. GROGG (1998) Associate Professor, English. A.A., Moorpark College; B.A., California Lutheran University; M.A., California State University, Northridge.

NATHALIE GUEBELS (2017) Assistant Professor, Computer Science. B.S., M.S., University of California, Santa Barbara.

PAMELA A. GUENTHER (2000) Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.S., University of Nebraska, Omaha; M.A., Arizona State University.

JENNIFER HAMILTON (2015) Assistant Professor/Academic Counselor.  B.A., California Polytechnic University; Post-B.A. Teaching Certificate, Arizona State University; M.A.Ed., Azusa Pacific University; M.S., California Lutheran University.

LADEANE R. HANSTEN (2022) Director, Athletics. B.S., California Polytechnic State University, SLO; M.S. The United States Sports Academy. 

SARA HARTLEY (2015) Assistant Professor/Counselor. B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.A. California Lutheran University.

ANDREA B. HAUPT (2009) Professor, Political Science. M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

DEVONA E. HAWKINS (2016) Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., California State University, Long Beach.

ERIC C. HEIDNER (2003) Professor, Music, Concert/Jazz Band. B.A., B.M., M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

LUIS E. HERNANDEZ (2023) Instructor, Spanish, B.A., M.A., Spanish, University of California, Santa Barbara.

JARED M. HERSH (2007) Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A, University of California, Santa Barbara.

SARAH ALFORD HOCK (2005) Associate Professor, Communication. B.A., Westmont College; M.A., Pepperdine University.

MAUREEN E. HORNER (2017) Assistant Professor, Vocational Nursing. B.S.N., California State University, San Jose. 

CARRIE C. HUTCHINSON (2005) Professor, Communication. B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., California State University, Fullerton.

ELIZABETH V. IMHOF (2004) Dean, Academic Affairs. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

SARAH JACKSON (2019) Instructor, Cosmetology. 

ALEJANDRA I. JARABO (2005) Professor, Multimedia Arts and Technologies. M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON (2016) Associate Dean of Student Services. A.A., State University of New York; B.A., Salisbury State University; M.A., Boston College; Ed. D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

CHRISTOPHER JOHN JOHNSTON (2005) Professor, English Composition and Literature. B.A., M.A., Humboldt State University.

KIMBERLY L. JORDAN (2023) Instructor, ADN, M.S., Nursing, California State University, Dominguez Hills.

SHIRLEY JORDAN-SEAY (2019) Instructor,  Health Information Technology/Cancer Information Technology. B.S. Nursing, Ursuline College;  M.S. Nursing, University of Phoenix; M.Ed., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., Trident University International.

MATTHEW C. KAY (2013) Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., M.S., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

SEAN KELLY (2015) Instructor, Earth and Planetary Sciences. B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., New York University; Ph.D., Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York.

JORDAN KILLEBREW (2023) Executive Director - Public Affairs and Communications. B.F.A., University of California at Santa Barbara.

CHRISTINA I. KISTLER (1999) Associate Professor, Communication. B.A., M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

TRACY RAY KOFFORD (2011) Assistant Professor, Dance, Physical Education. B.F.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.F.A., New York University.

CHRIS KRAMER (2017) Assistant Professor, Philosophy. B.A., Spring Hill College; M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., Marquette University.

NATHAN J. KREITZER (1997) Professor, Music. B.A., California State University, Fresno; M.F.A., University of California, Irvine.

JACQUELINE M. KUEHN (1994) Associate Professor, Computer Science. B.S., California Polytechnic State University; M.S., University of California, Santa Barbara.

JENS-UWE KUHN (2008) Dean, Academic Affairs.  B.S., University of Konstanz; M.S., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

JOY E. KUNZ (2009) Professor, Art History. B.A., California Lutheran University; M.A., St. Louis University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

KATHERINE E. LARIS (2003) Associate Professor/Director, Theatre Arts/Stage. B.A., Reed College; M.F.A., Columbia University.

DANIEL LE GUEN-SCHMIDT (2024) Assistant Superintendent/Vice President - Human Resources. M.B.A., Capella University.

HASSINE LETAIEF (2022) Instructor Computer Science. B.S., National School of Engineering; M.S., California State University, Channel Islands.

CHRISTINA LLERENA (2022) Dean of Student Affairs. B.A., University of Michigan; M.S., Columbia University.

JENNIFER B. LOFTUS (2010) Professor, Mathematics. B.S., Loyola Marymount University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

LINDA E. MACIAS (2009) Associate Professor, A.D.N. Calif. RN License; A.D.N., Santa Barbara City College; B.S.N., M.S.N., California State University, Los Angeles.

NICOLAS E. MAESTU (2006) Professor, Film and Media Studies. B.F.A., Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles; M.A., C. Phil., University of California, Los Angeles.

KELLER MAGENAU (2024) Executive Director - Institutional Research and Planning. B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., P.H.D., Georgetown University.

DAVID R. MARTINEZ (2009) Assistant Professor, A.D.N. Calif. RN License; A.D.N., Santa Barbara City College; B.S.N., M.S.N., California State University.

SALMAUN MASOOMAN (2011) Assistant Professor, Computer Science. B.S., University of California at Santa Barbara; M.S., University of California at Santa Barbara.

SHARAREH MASOOMAN (1997) Professor, Mathematics. B.S., University of California, Los Angeles; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

JENNIFER LYN MAUPIN (2005) Professor, Biological Sciences. B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

MICHAEL MEDEL (2021) Dean of Academic Affairs. B.A., California State University, San Diego; M.A., California State University, Northridge.

STEPHANIE MENDES (2017) Assistant Professor, Earth & Planetary Sciences. B.S., California State University, Chico; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

MELISSA ANN MENENDEZ (2006) Professor, English Composition and Literature. B.A., California State University, Fresno; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.

JODY S. MILLWARD (1991) Professor, English. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

JASON L. MINER (2001) Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., Humboldt State University; M.S., University of Idaho.

JORDAN MOLINA (2015) Instructor, English. B.A., M.A., San Diego State University.

KIMBERLY A. MONDA (1995) Professor, English. A.B., Harvard; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

MATTHEW J. MOONEY (2006) Professor, American History. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

BRONWEN K. MOORE (2001) Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Stanford University.

JAMES D. MOOY (1998) Associate Professor, Music. B.A., M.Ed., University of California, Los Angeles.

MARIA J. MORALES (2004) Professor/Counselor. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.S., California State University, Northridge.

RUTH MORALES (2016) Associate Professor, Economics. B.A., M.A., San Diego State University; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

CRAIG P. MOROPOULOS (2008) Professor, Head Football Coach, Physical Education, Health. B.A., California Lutheran University; M.Ed., University of Arizona.

RAEANNE NAPOLEON (2012) Professor, Chemistry. B.S., University of the Sciences, Philadelphia; Ph.D., Boston University.

MARC NARRIE (2023) Instructor/Counselor DSPS: Counselor. M.S., Rehabilitation Counseling, San Diego State University

DEAN I. NEVINS (1997) Executive Director, Information Technology. B.S., Electronics, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; M.S.E.E., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

DONTE NEWMAN (2019) Instructor, Communication. B.A., Texas Southern University; M.A., University at Albany; Ph.D., American University.

PATRICK O’BRIEN (2015) Professor, Sociology. B.A., M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder.

ERIN B. O’CONNOR (2005) Associate Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

KATHLEEN A. O’CONNOR (1976) Associate Professor, Physical Education. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

BRUCE K. ODA (2007) Associate Professor, Medical Imaging Sciences. A.A., A.S., Fresno City College; B.A., Chapman University; M.S., Brandman University; Certified RHF (California), American Registry of Radiologic Technologists; Fluoroscopy RHF Permit.

ARTHUR G. OLGUIN (1992) Professor, Psychology. B.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.S., California State University, Fullerton; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.

VANESSA OLGUIN (2023) Academic Counselor, P.H.D., Clinical Psychology, Antioch University.

CLARA I. OROPEZA (2005) Professor, English Composition and Literature. B.A., M.A., California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Pacifica Graduate Institute.

MICHELLE J. PADDACK (2009) Professor, Biological Sciences. B.A., M.S., University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of Miami.

TIMOTHY PALMER (2022) Instructor, Construction Technology. B.A., Biola University; M.Ed., Concordia University.

CHRISTOPHER PANZA (2016) Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.A., M.S, Humboldt State University.

ANNA CHRISTIANNE PARMELY (2005) Associate Professor, Mathematics. B.S., M.S., University of Wyoming.

SERGIO R. PEREZ (2007) Associate Professor/Counselor. A.A., Santa Barbara City College; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, BCLAD: Spanish, California State University, Northridge; M.S., California Lutheran University.

LACEY PETERS (2016) Associate Professor/Student Health and Wellness Counselor. B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., Antioch University.

WENDY C. PETERS (2004) Professor/Counselor. A.A., Moorpark College; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., P.P.S., California Lutheran University.

CHRISTOPHER M. PHILLIPS (2006) Associate Professor, Director/Counselor, Career Advancement Center. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Antioch University.

DARREN PHILLIPS (2018) Assistant Professor/Counselor; DSPS Counselor. B.S., University of Brighton; M.S., Grand Canyon University.

IGNACIO PONCE (2008) Professor, American Sign Language. A.A., Los Angeles Trade Technical College; B.A., California State University, Northridge; PET-D Certificate, San Diego State University; M.A., Gallaudet University.

MARIA SELINA PORTERA (2023) Instructor/Librarian, M.A., Library and Information Science, University of California, Los Angeles

GABRIEL PRETEL (2015) Professor, Mathematics. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

ALAN PRICE (2014) Dean, Academic Affairs. B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; M. Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, Claremont.

MARGARET H. PROTHERO (1997) Professor, English. B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

MICHELLE PUAILOA (2014) Instructor, Cosmetology. A.S., Santa Barbara City College.

DIEGO A. RAMIREZ (2023) Instructor, Physical Education M.S., Kinesiology, California Baptist University.

JOSHUA RAMIREZ (2014) Professor, Psychology. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

ARMANDO RAMOS (2016) Associate Professor, Art. B.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., Montana State University.

STEPHANE F. RAPP (2003) Instructor, Culinary Arts and Hotel Management. Graduate, The Nice Culinary School; Graduate, University of d’Avignon.

ANNE C. REDDING (2004) Associate Professor, School of Justice Studies. C.S.U. Certificate, Los Angeles Valley College; B.S., M.S., California State University, Los Angeles.

BENJAMIN REYES (2019) Instructor, Accounting. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.B.A., University of Phoenix.

CARMEN M. RIVERO (2006) Associate Professor/Counselor. B.S., University of Louisiana; M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

ELISABETH B. RIZO (2007) Director, Orfalea Early Learning Center. A.A., Orange Coast College; B.A., Pacific Oaks College; M.A., California State University, Northridge.

MICHELLE (SANDRINE) A. ROCHER-KRUL (2004) Assistant Professor, Physical Education and Health; Head Coach, Women’s Basketball. A.A., Los Angeles Valley College; B.A., California State University, Northridge; M.Ed., Azusa Pacific University.

FRANCISCO RODRIGUEZ (1997) Professor, Spanish. B.A., Univ. Ponticia, Madrid; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

REBEKAH RODRIGUEZ (2017) Instructor, Communication. B.A., M.A., California State University, Long Beach.

GRISELDA ROSAS (2000) Instructor, Cosmetology. Diploma, Oxnard Beauty College; Licensed Cosmetologist; Cosmetology Instructor License, State of California Department of Consumer Affairs.

PATTY SAITO (2016) Associate Professor, Biological Sciences. B.A., M.A., University of California, Riverside.

SEANTEL D. SANDERS (2008) Professor, Photography. B.A., Brooks Institute of Photography.

DAVID SAUNDERS (2017) Assistant Professor, School of Justice Studies. B.S., University of La Verne; M.P.A., California State University, Northridge.

JILL M. SCALA (2002)  Professor, Communication. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Pepperdine University.

GWYER L. SCHUYLER (2006) Professor/Counselor. A.B., Brown University; M.A., Pacific Oaks College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

PAMELA SHAW (2012) Professor, Theatre Arts. A.A., College of the Sequoias; B.A., M.A., California State University, Fresno.

CAROLA H. SMITH (2000) Assistant Superintendent/ Vice President, School of Extended Learning. B.A., M.A., TESL Certificate, University of California, Santa Barbara.

KRISTEN W. SNEDDON (2019) Instructor, Earth and Planetary Sciences. B.S. Applied Geophysics, UC Los Angeles; M.S. Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines.

DANIEL SPITZ (2020) Assistant Professor, Business and LawB.A. Business Administration; J.D. Southwestern Law School.
 

JILL M. STEIN (2002) Professor, Sociology. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

MICHAEL E. STINSON (2001) Professor, Film and Television. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

CALAIS STOREY (2024) Instructor, Parent Education, Director Starr-King Parent/Child Workshop. M.A., Early Childhood Education, Pacific Oaks College.

ROSETTE S. STRANDBERG (2001) Professor, Vocational Nursing. Calif. RN License; Diploma, Western Australia School of Nursing; B.S.N, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia; MSN Ed., Edith Cowan University

STEPHEN P. STRENN (2000) Assistant Professor, Computer Science. B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; M.S., University of California, Davis.

MARY SULLIVAN (2017) Assistant Professor, Associate Degree Nursing. RN License; A.D.N., Middlesex Community College; B.S.N., Grand Canyon University, Phoenix; M.S.N., Arizona State University.

AMY SWEARNGIN (2016)  Professor, Physics. B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology; M.S., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

SHAWNA SWEENEY (2012) Associate Professor, Health Information Technologies/Cancer Information Management. A.A.S., Northeast Iowa Community College; B.A., College of St. Scholastica; M.S., Dakota State University.

DANIELLE J. SWIONTEK (2009) Professor, History. B.A., M.A., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

BARRY D. TANOWITZ (2006) Professor, Biological Sciences (General/Anatomy and Physiology). B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

MARYNA TARASENKO (2024) Instructor, Associate Degree Nursing. Doctor of Nursing Practice, Aspen University.

KIMBERLY G. TAYLOR (2009) Associate Professor/Counselor. B.A., California State University, Fullerton; M.S., California State University, Long Beach.

BETH TAYLOR-SCHOTT (2023) Dean Distance Education, Library, Faculty Resource Center, Cartwright Learning Resource Center. B.A., Carleton College; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; P.H.D., University of California, Berkeley

KAREN TEPAZ (2023) Instructor, Art, Ceramics M.F.A., Yale.

MARIT ERICA TER MATE-MARTINSEN (2005) Associate Professor, English as a Second Language. B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies.

LEIDA TOLENTINO (2015) Instructor, Psychology. M.A., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

CHRISTINA TRUJILLO (2023) Instructor, English, B.A., Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.F.A., Creating Writing, Sarah Lawrence College

CHRISTOPHER ULIVO (2012) Professor, Art. B.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Temple University; M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design.

JAMES VAN ARSDALE (2017) Assistant Professor, Graphic Design. B.F.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.F.A., Southern Methodist University.

DANIEL VASEY (1997) Assistant Professor, Marine Diving Technologies. A.S., Santa Barbara City College; B.S., University of Wisconsin, River Falls.

LAURIE R. VASQUEZ (1999) Instructor/Assistive Technologies Specialist, D.S.P.S. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

MARIA VILLAGOMEZ (2022) Assistant Superintendent/Vice-President Academic Affairs. B.A., M.A., California State University, Sacramento. M.A., Sonoma State University, TESL Certificate.

ELIAS VILLANUEVA (2014) Assistant Professor/Counselor, EOPS. B.A., California State University, Northridge; M.S., California Lutheran University.

EILEEN VLCEK-SCAMAHORN (2014) Assistant Professor, English. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

JEFFREY WALKER (2016) Associate Professor, Physical Education/Health/Athletics-Baseball Coach. B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.A., National University; M.A., California University of Pennsylvania.

JONATHAN R. WARD (2023) UMOJA Counselor, M.A., Counseling, California State University, Bakersfield.

ANGELA M. WARREN (2005) Associate Professor/Counselor; Transfer Academy Coordinator. M.S.W., University of Washington.

STEPHANIE WASHBURN (2016) Associate Professor, Art. B.A., Wesleyan University; M.F.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.

ERIK WILK (2022) Director, Student Health and Wellness. B.S., Swarthmore College; M.D., Cornell University Medical College. 

LYNETTE M. WILLIAMSON (2008) Professor, Health Information Technology/Cancer Information Management. RHIA, CCS, CPC, FAHIMA; B.S., Florida International University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix.

ERIC A. WISE (1990) Professor, Biological Sciences. B.A., Humboldt State University; M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

LAURA WOYACH (2019) Instructor, Accounting. B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., Georgia Southern University.

MICHAEL K. YOUNG (1995) Professor, Physics. B.A., Pt. Loma Nazarene College; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

DANIEL E. ZARATE (2023) Instructor, Biology, P.H.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado Boulder.