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Questions or comments about the staff directory may be sent to: Gina Waggoner, gwaggoner@santarosa.edu

Updated April, 2022

Tammy Alander, Health Sciences
A.S., Radiologic Technology, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Public Administration, University of San Francisco; M.A., Educational Technology, American College of Technology.

Andrea Alexander, Disability Resources/Petaluma Campus
B.A., Psychology, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Special Education, Sonoma State University.

Andrea Alvarado, Counseling
B.A., Psychology, University of California, San Diego; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University.

Roberto Alvarado, Counseling
B.A., Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley; M.S.W., Social Work, San Jose State University.

Mark Anderman, Music
B.A., Music, California State University, Long Beach; M.A., Music, San Francisco State University; D.M.A., Music Education, Boston University.

Joe Anderson, Administration of Justice
B.A., Political Science, University of California, Davis; J.D., Rutgers University.

Brian Antonson, Communication Studies/Media Studies & Digital Filmmaking
B.A., Film & Video, University of Notre Dame; M.A., Media Ecology, New York University.

Michael Aparicio, Philosophy Department
B.A., Philosophy, Sonoma State University; M.A., Philosophy, Boston University.

Jennifer Apocotos-Kirk, Health Sciences
B.S., Dental Hygiene, University of California, San Francisco; M.A., Education, Sonoma State University.

Jocelyn Arild, Counselor/Disabled Students Programs and Services
B.A., Women’s and Gender Studies/Sociology; M.A., English, Sonoma State University; M.S., Counseling Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy, Dominican University of California.

Ashley Arnold, Disability Resources/Petaluma
B.A., English, Fort Lewis College; M.A., Special Education, University of Northern Colorado.

Daniel Aschwanden, Industrial Trade Technology/Welding
B.S., Agriculture, California State University, Chico; M.S., Master of Agricultural Education, California Polytechnic State University.

Laura Aspinall, Disability Resources
B.A., Psychology, University of Oregon; M.A., Special Education, San Francisco State University.

Eric Atkinson, English
B.A, English Literature, California State University, San Bernardino; M.A., English Composition, California State University, San Bernardino; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Riverside

Smita Avasthi, Public Services Librarian, Learning Resources
B.A., English, Lewis & Clark College; M.L.I.S., University of Washington; M.A., English, University of Oregon, Ph.D., English, University of Oregon.

Filomena Avila, Guidance/Counseling
B.A., Liberal Studies, UC Santa Barbara; M.S.W., San Jose State University.

Allison Baker, Social Sciences/Petaluma/History
B.A., History, Brown University; M.A., History, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, History, University of Pennsylvania.

Barbara Barajas, Counseling/Bilingual
A.A., Liberal Studies, Oxnard Community College; B.A., Spanish, California State University Los Angeles; M.S., Counseling & Guidance, California Lutheran University.

Ameya Bela, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
B.A., Jour/Advertising, California State University, Fresno; M.A., Kinesiology, California State University, Fresno

Anne Belden, Communication Studies
B.A., Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A. Communication Studies, Stanford University.

Jody Benecke, Music
B.M., Vocal Performance, Northwestern University; M.M. Vocal Performance, Northwestern University.

Joshua Beniston, Sustainable Agriculture
B.A., Plant Biology, Ohio University; M.S., Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University; Ph.D., Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University.

Vincent E. Bertsch, Engineering and Applied Technology Department
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University; M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Colette Bizal, Biological Sciences
B.S., Biology, Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Exercise Physiology, Pennsylvania State University; Sc.D., Environmental Health Sciences (Physiology).

Briana Boaz, Agriculture/Natural Resources
M.A., Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

Marc Bojanowski, English
B.A., English, University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., Creative Writing, The New School.

Bita Bookman, English as a Second Language
M.Ed., TESOL, Framingham State University.

Anna Brown, Mathematics/Petaluma
B.A., Anthropology, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Mathematics, San Francisco State University.

Riva Bruenn, Biological Sciences/Petaluma
B.A., Biology, Oberlin College, Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley.

Michael Brumbaugh, Biological Sciences
B.S., Conservation & Resource Studies, University of California Berkeley; PhD, Biology Sciences, University of Texas.

Rudolf Budginas, Music/Coordinator of Piano & Digital Audio
M.M., Piano Performance, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; D.M.A., Music, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Kirby Bunas, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, UC Berkeley; M.A., Mathematics, UC Santa Cruz.

Lacey Campbell, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
B.S., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University; M.S., Coaching, United States Sports Academy.

Jennifer Carlin-Goldberg, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, Sonoma State University; M.A., Mathematics, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

James Cason, Culinary Arts
A.S., Culinary Arts, Central Piedmont Community College

Jennifer Castello, Health Sciences
B.S., Nursing, University of San Francisco; M.S., Nursing Informatics, University of San Francisco.

Carmen Castillo, English
A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., English, University of California Berkeley.

Sheryl Cavales Doolan, English
A.A., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., English, Sonoma State University; M.A., English, Sonoma State University.

Crystal Chaidez, Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance/Women’s Head Soccer Coach
B.S., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University; M.A., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University.
 
Nancy Chinn, Disability Resources
B.A., Communicative Disorders, San Francisco State University; M.S., Speech Pathology, San Francisco State University; E.D. Educational Leadership, UC Davis.

Jeff L. Clark, Mathematics
B.S. Applied Math Sonoma State University; M.S. Applied Math California State University Hayward.

Michelle Conley, Social Sciences/Economics
B.A., Economics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Econometrics, California State University, San Francisco.

Joseph Corcoran, Communication Studies
A.A., College of the Redwoods; B.A., Speech Communication, California State University at Humboldt; M.A., Public Communication, California State University at Chico.

Nicole Corcoran, Counseling/Transfer Center Director
B.A., Sociology, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University.

Leslie Crane, Health Sciences
ADN, Nursing, Long Beach City College; B.S., Health Sciences, Chapman University; M.S.N., Nursing & Education, Sonoma State University; Ed.D., Education and Educational Technology, University of Phoenix.

Canon Crawford, Public Services Librarian
B.A., German, Augustana College; M.L.I.S, University of Illinois, Urbana.

Christopher Cullen, English
B.A., English, Chico State University; M.A., English, Chico State University; M.F.A., Creative Writing, Eastern Washington University.

Sheila Cunningham, Library & Information Services
B.A., English, San Francisco State University; M.L.I.S., San Jose State University

Erin Daniels, Learning Resources-Electronic Services Librarian
B.A., English and German, University of Portland; M.L.I.S., Simmons College.
 
Kruti Darji, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University; M.S., Mathematics Education, University of Wisconsin; Master of Philosophy, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University; Doctor of Philosophy, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University.

Felicia Darling, College Skills
B.S., Mathematics, Johnson State College; MEd., Curriculum & Instruction, Lyndon State College; PhD., Mathematics Education, Stanford University.

Modhurima DasGupta, Behavioral Sciences/Sociology
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Sociology, Brown University; Ph.D., Sociology, Brown University.

Justin Davis, Mathematics
M.A., Mathematics, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California Riverside.

Brittany Demmitt, Biological Sciences
B.S., Biology & Chemistry, University of Dayton; Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Dayton.
 
Dante DePaola, Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance
B.A., Human Biodynamics, University of California, Berkeley.

Salvador Diaz, Social Sciences/History
B.A., History. Fresno State University; M.A., History, Princeton University.

Anne-Marie Donegan, Social Sciences/History
B.A., European History, Colgate University; M.A., U.S. History, San Francisco State University.

Diane Donnelly, Health Sciences/ADN
A.S.N., Nursing, College of Marin; M.S.N., Nursing, University of San Francisco.
 
Joanie Dyback, Administration of Justice
B.A., Criminal Justice, Mansfield State College; M.S., Criminal Justice, California State University, Sacramento; J.D., Golden Gate University.

Andrew Ebner, Industrial Trade Technology
B.S., Engineering/Physics, Santa Clara University; M.B.A., University of California, Davis.

Vera (Lynn) Erikson Rhode, College Skills
B.S., Business Administration, Sonoma State University; M.A., Education Instruction, Saint Mary’s College.

Loretta Esparza, Library/Petaluma
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Communication Studies, Sonoma State University; M.L.I.S., San Jose State University.

Robin Eurgubian, Counseling
A.A., Liberal Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University.

Angie Evins-Schroader, English
B.A., English Language & Literature, University of Chicago; M.A., English, Sonoma State University.

Debbie Ezersky, Disability Resources
B.A., Liberal Arts, Evergreen State University; M.S.W., Social Work, Yeshiva University.

Tom Falbo, Mathematics
B.S., Applied Mathematics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Mathematics, University of Oregon.

Daniel Famini, Agriculture/Natural Resources
A.A./A.S., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley; D.V.M., Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis.

Jean Farnham, Health Sciences
B.S., Nursing, Midland Lutheran College; M.S., Nursing, Nebraska Methodist College.

Joseph Fassler, Chemistry & Physics
B.S., Chemistry, California Institute of Technology; M.S., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley.

Mark Ferguson, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, Western Oregon University; B.A., Business, Western Oregon University; M.A., Mathematics, Oregon State University.

Steven Fichera, Business
A.A., History, Ocean County College; B.A., History, Rutgers College; M.B.A., Business Administration, Rutgers School of Business; J.D., Rutgers School of Law.

Betsy Fischer, Culinary Arts
Lucinda Fleckner, Health Sciences/Dental Hygiene
B.S., Dental Hygiene, Loma Linda University; M.S., Dental Hygiene, University of California, San Francisco.

Jerome Fleg, Music
B.M., Music, Peabody Conservatory; M.M., Music, University of Northern Colorado; D.M.A., Music, University of Colorado.

Amy Roscielle Flores, College Skills/Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, Baguio Colleges Foundation/Benguet State University; M.A., Education, New Mexico State University.

Manuel Flores, Biological Sciences
B.S. Biology, California State Polytechnic University; M.S., Biomedical Sciences, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science

Matthew Fontana, Chemistry
B.A., Physics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles.

Alexa Forrester, Philosophy
B.A., Philosophy, Vassar College; M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Michigan; Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Michigan.
 
Kasia Fortunati, Counseling/Calworks
B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University; M.S., Counseling Psychology, Dominican University.

Ann Foster, English
B.A., French, San Diego State University; M.A., Education, Sonoma State University.

Nicole Frantz, Counseling
A.A., Liberal Arts, Orange Coast College; B.A., French, California State University Long Beach; M.A., English, TESOL, San Francisco State University; M.A., Counseling/Psychology, University of San Francisco.

Bennett Friedman, Music
B.A., M.A., California State University, San Francisco; attended Berkeley College of Music, Boston; taught at California State University, San Francisco, College of Marin, Foothill College, Canada College and Merritt College.

K Frindell Teuscher, Chemistry & Physics
B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Hiroshi Fuchigami, Art
B.A., Sociology, Rikkyo University; M.F.A., Photography, Savannah Georgia College of Art and Design; M.F.A., Ceramics/Applied Art, San Diego State University.

Mackenzie Galindo, Counseling
A.A., Humanities and Fine Arts, Napa Valley College; B.A., Human Development, Sonoma State University; M.Ed., Counselor Education, University of Alaska.

Ashley Garcia, Communication Studies
B.S., Criminology & Criminal Justice, Northern Arizona University; B.A., Communication Studies, Northern Arizona University; M.A., Communication, Northern Arizona University.

Guillermo Garcia, Counseling
A.A., Sociology, Fullerton College; B.A., Community Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz; B.A., Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Education, California Polytechnic State University.

Luz Garcia, English as a Second Language
B.A., English, Sonoma State University; M.A., TESOL, Grand Canyon University.

Roy Gattinella, Business
B.A., Political Science, Widener University; M.B.A., Marketing, College of Notre Dame.

Elhadji Gaye, Mathematics
B.S., Science & Technologies, University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis; M.S., Microelectronic Systems & Telecommunications, University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis; M.S., Mathematics, University of Cincinnati

Kathryn Gerber, Earth & Space Sciences
B.A., Geography, California State University Northridge; M.A., Geography, California State University Northridge.

Marco Giordano, English
B.A., M.A., University of California, Berkeley.

Lizbeth Giron-Brosnan, Counseling
A.A., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Mexican American Studies, Sonoma State University; M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University.

Saska Gjorgievska, Physics
B.S., Physics, Sts. Cyril & Methodius University of Skopje; B.S., Meteorology, Sts. Cyril & Methodius University of Skopje; Ph.D., Physics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

Emilio Gomez, Social Sciences/Economics
B.A., Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies; M.A., Applied Economics, San Diego State University.

Margarita Gonzalez-Jordan, Counseling
B.S., Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine; M.A. Counseling, Sonoma State University.

Dean Gooch, Mathematics
A.S., Biology, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Entomology, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Mathematics, California State University, Sonoma.

Ivana Gorgievska, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; M.S., Mathematics, University of New Mexico.

Melissa Gory, Health Sciences
ADN, Nursing, Santa Rosa; B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University; B.S., Nursing, Western Governors University; M.S., Nursing, Western Governors University.

Robert Grandmaison, Applied Technology
A.A., Liberal Arts & Sciences, Venture College; B.A., Architecture, California Polytechnic University.

Chris Grant, Counselor
A.A., Associate of Arts, College of the Redwoods; B.A., Liberal Studies, Humboldt State University; M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University.

Margaret Grayson, Disability Resources
B.A., Liberal Studies, University of California Santa Barbara; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University.

Anthony Graziani, Biological Sciences
B.S., Biology, St. Mary’s College of California; M.S., Biology, California Polytechnic State University.

Amanda Greene, Counseling
B.A., Sociology, University of California, Davis; M.A., Counseling, California State University, Sacramento.

Joel Grogan, Agriculture & Natural Resources
B.A., Environmental Horticulture, Sonoma State University; M.L.A., Landscape Architecture, University of Oregon.

Michael T. Hale, English
B.A., English, California State University, Northridge; M.A., English, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D., American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University.

Vincent Hamilton, Counseling/Petaluma
B.A., Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Educational Counseling, San Jose State University.

Alice Hampton, Child Development
B.S., Human Ecology, Cornell University; M.A., Human Development, Pacific Oaks College.

Alexis Hanson, Social Sciences/Political Science
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Political Science, University of California, Davis; M.A., Political Science, San Francisco State University

David Harden, Computer Studies
B.S., Mathematical & Computational Sciences, Stanford University; M.S., Computer Science, Stanford University; M.A., Theology (Biblical Studies and Theology Format), Fuller Theological Seminary.

Jessica Harris, Library
B.A., English, Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Library Science, Simmons College.

Jill Harrison, Health Sciences/Nutrition
B.S., Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management; B.S., Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Hawaii.

Susan Hellums, Health Sciences/Dental Hygiene
A.S., Liberal Arts & Sciences, Santa Rosa Junior College; A.S., Dental Hygiene, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Health Services, University of San Francisco; Master of Dental Hygiene, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Michael Henry, Biological Sciences
B.S., Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis; M.S., Biology, San Diego State University.

Stephen P. Herndon, Business
A.A., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Economics/Management, Sonoma State University

Casandra Hillman, Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance
B.A., Dance, San Francisco State University; M.A., Dance, Mills College.

Sharien Hinton, Disability Resources
B.S., Government Studies, Liberty University; M.S., Rehabilitation Counseling, California State University Los Angeles.

Sandra Hollimon, Behavioral Sciences/Anthropology
B.A., Anthropology, University of California Berkeley; M.A., Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Amy Housman, Agriculture & Natural Resources
B.S., Animal Sciences, California Polytechnic State University; M.S., Animal Science, California State University, Fresno.

Arthur Hsieh, Emergency Medical Care/Public Safety
B.S., Biology, Stony Brook University; M.A., Adult Education, San Francisco State University.

Leon Hsu, Physics
B.A., Physics, Harvard University; Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Berkeley.

Michelle Hughes Markovics, Behavioral Sciences/Petaluma/Anthropology
B.A., Anthropology, Metropolitan State College; M.A., Anthropology, Florida State University,

Yesenia Hurtado-Rodarte, EOPS Counseling
A.A, Social Science, College of the Canyons; B.A., Liberal Arts, California State University, Bakersfield; M.A., Counseling, California State University, Northridge.

Michael Ichikawa, Mathematics
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley; M.S., Mathematics, City College of New York.

Mas Iimura, Chemistry & Physics
B.A., Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Anne Marie Insull, English
B.A., English, St. Mary’s College; M.A., English, Sonoma State University.

Tara Jacobson, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance/Petaluma
B.S., Kinesiology, San Diego State University; M.S., Exercise Physiology, San Diego State University.

Kathleen Jamshidi, Biological Sciences
B.A., Biological Sciences, University of Colorado; Ph.D., Biology, Humboldt University & Max Planck Institute.

Ezbon Jen, Health Sciences
B.A., M.A., Biology, Pacific Union College; M.P.H., Loma Linda University; M.S., Education, University of Southern California; Ph.D., Public Health.

Tara Johnson, Disability Resources
B.A., Communicative Disorders, University of California, Fresno; M.A., Communicative Disorders, San Diego State University.

Sara Jones, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, University of California, Davis; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Shelly Kaldunski, Culinary Arts
A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College.

Steve Kessler, Petaluma/Biological Sciences
B.S., Biology & Science in Society, Wesleyan University; M.S., Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

Robin Kim, Art History
M.A., Bryn Mawr College; Ph.D., Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College.

Kimberly Kinahan, Work Experience
B.A., Information and Communication Studies, California State University, Chico; M.A., Social Science, California State University Chico

Martin J. Kinahan, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
A.A. City College of San Francisco; B.A. California State University, Chico; Teaching Credential Chapman University; M.A. California State University, Chico

Danielle King, Biological Sciences
B.S., Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, University of California, San Diego; M.S., Wildlife, Humboldt State University.

Daniela Kingwill, English as a Second Language
B.A., Language Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., English, San Francisco State University.

Jan Kmetko, Physics
B.A., Physics, Berea College; Ph.D., Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University.
 
Jesse Kosten, Diesel Tech/Industrial Trade Technology
A.A., Automotive Technology, Santa Rosa Junior College; A.A. Social and Behavioral Sciences, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Sociology, Sonoma State University.

David Kratzmann, Earth & Space Sciences/Petaluma
B.S., Geology, James Cook University; B.S., Geology, University of Tasmania; Ph.D., Oceanography, University of Rhode Island.

Jurgen Kremer, Behavioral Sciences/Psychology
B.A., Psychology, Universitat Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany; Ph.D., Psychology, Universitat Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany.

John Kwon, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley; M.S., Mathematics, Claremont Graduate University; M.S., Mathematics, University of California, Irvine.

Amy LaCasse, Learning Disabilities/Disabled Students
B.A., Sociology, University of California, Davis; M.A., Marriage and Family

Joshua LaFontaine, Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance/Athletic Trainer
B.S., Athletic Training, California State University, Sacramento; M.S., Health Sciences Rehabilitative Science, Rocky Mountain University.

Donald Laird, Computer Studies
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., CIS, Sonoma State University.

Laura Larque, Social Sciences/History
B.A., Sociology, National Autonomous University; M.A., History, Sonoma State University.

Donna Larsen, Art
B.A., Design, University of California, Berkeley; M.E.A., Art, Lone Mountain College; Director, Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery.

Lauralyn Larsen, Work Experience
B.A., Social Welfare, University of California Berkley; M.S., Counseling, California State University, Long Beach.

Nadezhda Noelle LaVoie, Behavioral Sciences/Psychology
M.A., Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder.

David Lemmer, Automotive Technology
B.S. Business Administration and Speech, Humboldt State University.

Sarah Lesson, PhilosophyB.A., Psychology/Philosophy, University of Arizona; Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Miami.

Lori Lewis, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, California State University, Pomona; M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of California, Merced

Ying Lin, Mathematics
B.S. Information Science, Peking University; M.A., Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles.

Ian Livie, Social Sciences/History
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College, B.A., University of California; M.A., History, San Francisco State University, Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Southern California.

Jesekah Loggins, Counseling
A.A., Liberal Arts, Los Angeles City College; B.A., Sociology, University of California Berkeley;
M.A., Counseling, St. Mary’s College of California.

Erica Lohne, Counseling
B.A., Sociology, Sonoma State University; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University.

Jessica Longoria, Counseling
A.A., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Psychology, California State University, Chico; M.A., Education (Counseling), San Diego State University.

Gina Lord, Business
B.S., Finance, San Diego State University; M.B.A., University of San Diego; Credentials: Accounting, Finance and Management; Ed.D., Education, Brandman University.

Tiffany Lundqvist, Health Sciences
A.A., Liberal Arts and Science, Santa Rosa Junior College; A.S., Associate Degree Nursing, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Environmental Studies, Sonoma State University

Linda Maloney, Child Development
B.A., International Relations, University of California, Davis; M.A., Education, Stanford University.
Leslie Mancillas, College Skills
B.A., International Relations, Sana Francisco State University; M.A., Education, San Francisco State University.

Amanda Mansfield, Counseling
A.A., Sacramento City College; B.A., Communications, University of California, Davis; M.S., Counseling, California State University, Sacramento.

Jon Marhenke, Chemistry
B.S., Chemistry and Mathematics, Valparaiso; Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Matthew Martin, English
B.A., Psychology/Literatures in English, University of California, San Diego; M.A., English, Sonoma State University.

Sean Martin, Philosophy
B.A., Philosophy, Sonoma State University; M.A., Philosophy, San Francisco State University.

Freddy Martinez, English
B.A., English Literature, California State University, Long Beach; M.A., English, California State University, Long Beach.

Claudia McCain, Art/Studio/Santa Rosa
A.A., General Education, Orange Coast College; B.F.A., Drawing & Painting, California State University Fullerton; M.F.A., Art, California State University, Long Beach.

Leslie A. McCauley, Theatre Arts & Fashion
B.A. Dramatic Art, University of the Pacific; M.F.A. Acting, University California Davis.

Jill McCormick, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
B.A., English, University of California, Davis; M.B.A., Education, University of California, Berkeley.

William McCracken, Industrial Trade Technology
A.S., Manufacturing Technology, Mesa State College.

Jacqueline McGhee, English
B.A. (with honors) Loughborough University, England; M.A. State University of New York, Brockport.

Michael McKeever, Computer Studies Department/Petaluma
B.A., Economics, University of California.

Christine McLarty, Health Sciences
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Craig McMillan, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
B.A., Economics, University of Arizona; M.A., Sociology, Marquette University.

Scott Meehl, Health Sciences/Vocational Nursing
A.A., Associate Degree Nursing, Santa Rosa Junior College; A.A., General Studies, American University in Paris; B.A., French Studies, American University in Paris; M.S., Nursing, Dominican University; D.N.P., University of San Francisco.

Tim Melvin, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, University of the Pacific; M.A., Mathematics, California State University, Sacramento; Ph.D., Mathematics, Washington State University.

Amy Merkel, Counseling
A.A., Liberal Studies, Merced College, Merced; B.A., Child Development, California State University, Sacramento; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University.

Eve-Marie Miller, Library
B.A., Liberal Studies, California State University, Long Beach; M.L.I.S, Simmons College.

Theresa Molino, Behavioral Sciences/Anthropology
B.A., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley.

Samantha Montellanos Diaz, Counseling/Petaluma
B.A., History & Philosophy, Sonoma State University; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University.

Deyanira Morales, World Languages/Spanish
B.A., French, San Diego State University; M.A., Foreign Languages, George Mason University.

Gregory Morre, Mathematics
B.A., Cultural Anthropology; University of California, Santa Barbara; B.A., Mathematics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Mathematics, University of New Mexico.

Claudia Moura, Social Sciences/Political Science
B.A., Political Science, University of Redlands; Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Redlands.

Matthew Murray, English
B.A., English, Abilene Christian University; Ph.D., English, University of North Texas.

Cynthia Mushet, Culinary Arts
B.A., Anthropology.

Geoff Navarro, Guidance/Counseling/Petaluma Campus
B.A., Journalism, California State University Chico; M.S., Counseling, California State University, San Diego.

Mai Nazif, World Languages/Petaluma/Spanish
B.S., Biology, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Spanish, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Damon Neidlinger, Instructor/Baseball Coach/Kinesiology Athletics & Dance
A.A., Napa Valley College; B.A., Physical education, Dominquez Hills State University; M.A., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University.

Mark Nelson, Communication Studies
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Speech Communication, California State University, San Francisco; M.A., Information and Communication Studies, California State University, Chico.

James Newman, Artistic Director, Summer Repertory Theatre
B.A., Drama, University of Washington; M.F.A., Theatre, Southern Methodist University.

Sandra Nieto, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Mathematics, San Diego State University.

Monica Ohkubo, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University; M.A., Kinesiology, Athletic Training Concentration, San Jose State University; Doctorate of Science, Health Sciences, Concentration in Athletic Training, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.

April Oliver, English as a Second Language
B.A., German and Biology, Willamette University; M.A., Teaching Foreign Language, Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Tatjana Omrcen, Chemistry & Physics
B.S., Chemistry, University of Zagreb; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Florida.

Araceli Osorio, World Languages/Spanish
A.A., Marketing, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., International trade, University of Mexico; M.A., Spanish, University of California, Sacramento.

Purnur Ozbirinci, English
B.A., American Culture, Hacettepe University; M.A., American Culture & Literature, Baskent University; Ph.D., English Literature, Middle East Technical University.
Merilark Padgett-Johnson, Viticulture, Agriculture & Natural Resources
B.S., Plant Science, Canada College; M.S. Horticulture, University of California, Davis; Ph.D., Plant Biology, University of California, Davis.

Jennifer Palladini, Biological Sciences
B.S., Marine Biology, College of Charleston; M.A., Biology, Humboldt State University; Ph.D., Philosophy, The University of Montana.

AC Panella, Speech/Communications Studies
B.A., Music, Sonoma State University; B.A., Speech Communications, San Francisco State University; M.A., Speech Communications, San Francisco State University.
 
M.J. Papa, Engineering & Applied Technology/Mechatronics
A.S., Electronics, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Information Systems, University of San Francisco; M.S., Information Systems, University of San Francisco.

Jessica Pardoe, English as a Second Language
B.A., University of California, Davis; M.A., TESL/Applied Linguistics, San Diego State University.

Reginald Parks, Applied Technology
B.A., Chemistry and Microbiology, California State University Humboldt; M.S., Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California Berkeley.

Jennifer Perez, Child Development
B.S., Child Development, California State University, Fresno; M.S.W., Social Work, California State University, Fresno.

Rebecca Perlroth, Earth and Space Sciences
B.S., Geology, Tulane University; M.S., Geology, University of California, Los Angeles.

Nickolas Perrone, Social Sciences/History
B.A., History, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Modern History, Kings College London; Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California, Davis.

Nancy Persons, Library
B.A., Religion/German, University of Vermont; M.A., German, University of Vermont; M.L.S., Simmons College.

Jennifer Poovey, Health Sciences/Dental Hygiene
A.S., Dental Hygiene, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Organizational Behavior, University of San Francisco.

Alexis Pulos, Communication Studies/Media/Film
B.A., Speech Communication, Colorado State University; M.A., Communication Studies; Ph.D., Philosophy, The University of New Mexico.

Miguel Ramon, M.A., Teaching, Occidental College; M.A., English, University of California, Irvine.

Lillian Rankins, Health Sciences
B.S.N., Nursing, The University of North Carolina.

Orlando Raola, Chemistry & Physics
B.S., Chemistry, University of Havana; M.S., California State University Hayward; PhD, Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara.
 
Jose Emanuel Raymundo, Humanities and Religious Studies
B.A., Political Science & Public Policy & Administration, York University; M.A., Political Science, University of Victoria; M.A., American Studies & African American Studies, Yale University; Ph.D., American Studies & African American Studies, Yale University.

Byron Reaves, EOPS Counseling
B.A., Communications, Albert Magnus College; M.S., Counseling, University of Bridgeport.

Dolph Rehkop, World Languages/American Sign Language
B.A., Communication Arts, Gallaudet University; M.S., Deaf Education, McDaniel College.

Jennifer Richardson, Nursing/Health Sciences
B.A., Art History, Wellesley College; M.S., Nursing. University of Texas at Austin.

Salvador Rico, Mathematics
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University; M.S., Mathematics, California State University, East bay.

Roam Romagnoli, English
B.A., English, California Baptist University; M.A., Higher Education, University of Redlands; M.A., Composition and Literature, California State University, San Bernardino.

Scott Rosen, Computer Studies Department/Petaluma
A.A., Business/Music, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Information Systems Management, University of San Francisco; Ed.D., Education and Organizational Leadership, University of San Francisco.

Tony Ruiz, English
B.A., English, California State University, Sacramento; M.A., English, University of Washington.

Jessica Russell, English/Petaluma
B.A., Journalism, California State University, Sacramento; M.A., English Literature, California State University, Sacramento.

Heidi Saleh, Art History
B.A., Anthropology, University of Texas; M.A., Egyptian Art, University of California Berkeley; PhD, Egyptian Art, University of California Berkeley.

Jacob Samson, Health Sciences/ADN
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Nursing, Sonoma State University; M.S., Nursing, Western Governors University.

Hal Sanford, Communication Studies
B.S., Speech, Northwestern University; J.D., University of Southern California.

Solen Sanli Vasquez, Behavioral Sciences/Sociology
M.S., Political Sociology, the London School of Economics & Political Science; M.A., Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York; Ph.D., Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York.

Sujan B. Sarkar, Computer Studies Department
B.S., M.B.A., Azusa Pacific University.

Johnny Sarraf, English/Petaluma
B.A., English, Long Beach State University; M.A., English, Long Beach State University.
 
Cortney Schultz, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, California State University Long Beach; M.S., Mathematics, California State University Long Beach.

Kevin Sea, Wine Studies/Agriculture & Natural Resources
B.A., Political Science, Whitworth College; M.S., Food Science, University of California Davis; PhD., Biochemistry, University of California Los Angeles.

Katie Seder, Business
A.A., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Business Administration/Marketing, Sonoma State University; M.A., Communication & Leadership, Gonzaga University.

George Sellu, Agriculture & Natural Resources /AgBusiness
B.S., Agriculture, University of Sierra Leone; M.A., Agricultural Education, University of California, Davis; Ph.D., Education, University of California Davis.

Elizabeth Simas, Speech/Communication Studies
A.A., Liberal Arts, Solano Community College; B.A., Speech, California Polytechnic State University; M.A., Communication Studies, California State University Northridge.

Hannah Skoonberg, Art/Digital
B.A., Printmaking and Book Arts, University of Georgia; M.F.A., Printmaking, University of Tennessee.
Nicole Slovak, Behavioral Sciences/Anthropology
B.A., Anthropology, The Catholic University of America; M.A., Anthropological Sciences, Stanford University; PhD, Anthropological Sciences, Stanford University.

Katherine Slusser, Health Sciences
A.A., Nursing, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University; B.S., Nursing, Sonoma State University; M.S., Nursing Education, Capella University.

Justin Smith, Theatre Arts
B.A., Theatre, Southwestern University; M.F.A., Drama, University of Virginia.

Scott Snyder, Emergency Medical Care/Department of Public Safety
B.S., Biology, LeMoyne College; Fourteen (14) years of full-time teaching and vocational experience at: San Francisco Paramedic Association, San Francisco, CA; SUNY Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY; and SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY.

Laura Sparks, Earth & Space Sciences/Petaluma
B.S., Physics, Arizona State University; M.S., Physics, University of Massachusetts.

Sara Stallard, World Languages/American Sign Language
A.A., Applied Science, Rochester Institute of Technology; B.A., Liberal Arts, Gallaudet University; M.A., Education Curriculum, University of Phoenix.

Mike Starkey, Digital Media/Computer Studies
A.S., Santa Rosa Junior College.

John Stover, Behavioral Sciences/Petaluma/Sociology
B.A., Sociology, Xavier University, M.A., Sociology, Loyola University Chicago; Ph.D., Sociology, Loyola University Chicago.

Erin Sullivan, Behavioral Sciences/Petaluma/Psychology
B.A., Psychology/Anthropology, University of Michigan; M.A., Psychology, University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

James Sweeney, Counseling/Veteran’s Affairs
B.A., Psychology, University of California, Davis; M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of San Francisco.

Kirsten Swinstrom, Biological Sciences
B.A., Biology, UC Santa Cruz; M.S., Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz. Ph.D., Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

Christopher Synicky, Art
B.F.A., Drawing & Painting, California State University, Fullerton; M.F.A>, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Jesse, Tamayo, Chemistry
B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Davis; M.S., Chemistry, University of California, Riverside.

Jill Tarver, Health Sciences/Nutrition & Dietetic Technology
B.S., Nutrition, California Polytechnic University; M.S., Nutrition, University of California, Davis.

Jerry Thao, Counseling
A.A., Humanities, San Joaquin Delta College; B.A., History, University of California, Davis; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University.

Eric Thompson, Humanities and Religious Studies
B.A., Religion/Philosophy, Northwest College; M.A., Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Hebrew/Bible, Graduate Theological Union/U.C. Berkeley.

Julie Thompson, English
B.A., English, California Polytechnic State University; M.A., English, Sonoma State University.

Brianna Thomsen, Behavioral Sciences/Psychology
B.A., Psychology, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Psychology, Chico State University; Ph.D., Learning and Development Sciences, Indiana University.

Ivan Tircuit, Philosophy
B.A., Religion/Philosophy, University of LaVerne; M.A., Philosophy, Claremont University

Hollie Tracy, Counselor/Disabled Students Programs and Services
B.A., Liberal Studies, Sacramento State University; M.S., Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, Sacramento State University.

Michael Traina, Communication Studies/Petaluma Campus
B.A., Communication, University of the Pacific; M.A., Communication, University of the Pacific.

Coleen Trivett, Theatre Arts & Fashion
B.A., Theatre Arts, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.F.A., Boston University.

Robert Tuico, Counselor
B.A., Mathematics, San Diego State University; M.A., Educational Counseling, National University.

Devanshi Unadkat, Child Development
B.A., Psychology, Dension University; M.A., Child Development, Tufts University; M.A., Education, University of California, Berkeley.

Phyllis Usina, Library and Information Resources
B.A., Biology, Sonoma State University; M.S., Library & Information Sciences, University of Illinois.

Carlos Valencia, College Skills
B.S., Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena; M.A., Mathematics, Fresno State University.

Katherine Valenzuela, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Mathematics, Washington State University.

Michelle Van Aalst, English
B.A., Journalism, Humboldt State University; M.A., English, Humboldt State University.

Johannes van Gorp, Social Sciences/Petaluma/Political Science and History
B.A., History, Lafayette College; M.A., European Studies, New York University; Ph.D, Philosophy, Boston University.

Anthony K. Vasquez, Counseling
B.A., M.S. California State University, Sacramento.

Hollyahna Vettori, English as a Second Language
B.A., Linguistics, Fresno State University; M.A., Linguistics, Fresno State University.

Leonard Wagner, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
B.A., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University; M.A., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University.

Thaddeus Wakefield, English
B.A. English, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., English, Long Beach State University; Ph.D., English, University of California, Riverside.

Karen Walker, English
A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University; M.A., English, Sonoma State University; Ph.D., English, University of California, Davis.

Keith Waxman, Astronomy/Earth & Space Sciences
A.S., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Physics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Earth and Space Sciences, San Francisco State University.

David Wellman, Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance
B.A., Kinesiology, California State University, Chico; M.A, Kinesiology, California State University, Chico.

Nora Wheeler, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University; M.S., Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University.

Ethan Wilde, Computer Studies Department
B.A., Art History, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.S., Architecture, University of California, Berkeley.

Catherine Williams, Behavioral Sciences/Petaluma/Psychology
B.A., Psychology, Dominican College; M.A., Child & Family Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology; PhD., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology.

Lynda Williams, Chemistry & Physics
B.A., Applied Mathematics, California State University, Sacramento; M.S., Physics, San Francisco State University.

Hannah Winkler, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Mathematics, San Francisco State University.

Summer Winston, Computer Studies/Graphic Design
B.A., Graphic Design & Photography, Nicholls State University; M.F.A., Digital Media, University of New Orleans.

Kent Wisniewski, Behavioral Sciences/Anthropology
B.A., Anthropology, Arizona State University; M.A., Anthropology, University of Wisconsin.

Albert Yu, Business
B.S., Hotel & Restaurant Management; M.B.A., University of Hawaii.

Kyle Zeck, Business
B.A., Political Sciences, Humboldt State University; B.S., Economics, United States military Academy; M.B.A., University of Oxford.

Abigail Zoger, Biological Sciences/Petaluma Campus
B.A., Biology, Smith College; M.S., Ecology, University of California, Davis.