Faculty and Other Academic Personnel

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Date of appointment to San Mateo County Community College District follows name.

A

Aguirre, Alicia (1988)
Professor, ESL
B.A., Marygrove College
M.A., Eastern Michigan University

Aranyakul, Sarah (2012)
Assistant Professor, Counseling
B.S., Golden Gate University
M.A., Santa Clara University

B

Barrales-Ramirez, Lorraine (2008)
Professor, Counseling
B.A., California State University, Fullerton
M.P.A., Notre Dame de Namur University
M.A., San Jose State University

Behonick, Danielle J (2009)
Professor, Biology/Health Science
B.S., Boston College
Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Budd, Anna (2007)
Professor, Theater Arts
B.A., University of California Davis
M.F.A., San Francisco State University

C

Cabrera, Leonor (2007)
Interim Dean, Business, Design, and Workforce 
B.S., California State University Hayward
M.B.A., College of Notre Dame, CA

Carey, Julie (2015)
Associate Professor, ESL
B.A., University of Miami
M.A., San Francisco State University

Castello, Jennifer (1975)
Professor, ESL
A.A., College of San Mateo
B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University

Chaney, Ronda (1991)
Professor, Home Economics
A.A., College of San Mateo
B.A., San Francisco State University
M.A., San Francisco State University

Clay, David (2002)
Professor, English
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., San Jose State University
M.A., San Francisco State University

D

Darafshi, Gloria (1999)
Assistant Professor, Counseling
B.A. University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.S.W. University of Connecticut

E

Eck, David (2016)
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Lehigh University
M.A., University of South Florida
Ph.D., University of South Florida

Elteto, Attila (2013)
Assistant Professor, Astronomy/Physics
B.A., Cornell University
M.S., University of New Haven
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

Enriquez, Amelito (1995)
Professor, Engineering, Mathematics
B.S., University of Philippines
M.S., Ohio State University
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Erickson, Denise (1977)
Professor, Art History
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Eslamieh, Salumeh (2006)
Professor, English/Reading
B.A., University of California, Irvine
M.A., San Francisco State University

F

Field, Alison (2011)
Associate Professor, History
B.A., San Francisco State University
M.A., San Francisco State University

Follansbee, Richard (1998)
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., San Francisco State University
B.S., Cal Poly State University
M.S., Northeastern University

French, Jenna (2015)
Learning Disability Specialist / Disability Resource Counselor (DRC)
B.S., University of Santa Cruz
M.S., San Francisco State University

G

Gangel, Susan (2002)
Professor, English
B.A., Elmira College
M.A., San Francisco State University

Garcia, Michael E. (1989)
Athletic Director
B.S., California State University, Fullerton
M.S., Hayward State University

Gaspar, Erik (2011)
Head Men’s Soccer Coach
A.A., West Valley College

B.A., San Jose State University 
M.A., Saint Mary's College of California

H

Hall, Patricia (1998)
Professor, ECE/CD
B.A., University of Connecticut
M.P.A., College of Notre Dame
Ed.D., Argosy University

Hirzel, Douglas (2000)
Professor, Biological Sciences
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
M.S., University of Idaho

Hoffman, Michael D. (2008)
Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.S., San Francisco State University
M.A., San Francisco State University

Huang Tracy (2014)
Interim Dean, Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.S., Teachers College, Columbia University
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

I

Innerst, Evan (1991)
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., San Jose State University
M.S., San Jose State University

J

Johnson, David M. (2011)
Interim Vice President, Instruction
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., University of Washington
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

K

Kaven, Jessica (2011)
Professor, Communication Studies
B.A., University of Hawai‘i
M.A., San José State University
Ed.D., California State University, Stanislaus

King ,Phillip J. (2017)
Interim Vice President, Student Services
B.S., Portland State University
M.S., Portland State University

L

Lacefield, Hyla (2013)
Assistant Professor, Digital Art and Animation
B.A., University of Georgia, Athens
M.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Lapuz, Raymond (2000)
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Lee, Robert B. (2005)
Professor, Sociology
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Lipe, Catherine (2007)
MESA Coordinator
B.S., Vanderbilt University
M.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania

M

Maher, Doniella (2014)
Assistant Professor, English
B.A., California State University, Sacramento
M.A., San Francisco State

Mahoney, Susan (2012)
Associate Professor, Earth Science
B.A. Macalester College
M.S. University of California, Davis

Malamud, Monica (2001)
Professor, Spanish
B.S., Universidad Tecnologica Nacional
M.S., Universidad Tecnologica Nacional
M.S., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., Boston University

Markt, Cheri (2016)
Associate Professor, Engineering and Computer Science
B.S., Brigham Young University
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Marquez, Michelle (2015)
Vice President, Administrative Services
B.A., California State University, Fresno
MBA/MPA, University of Phoenix

Marshall, Jessica (2007)
Professor, Anthropology
B.A., California State University, Sacramento
M.A., University of Kent, England

Martin, Nicholas (2012)
Assistant Professor, Counseling
B.A., University of San Francisco
M.A., University of San Francisco

Meckler, David (2005)
Professor, Music
B.S., Lafayette College
M.M., University of Cincinnati
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Medina, Jeanette (2002)
Professor, Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Miami

Mendez, Sandra A. (2010)
Assistant Professor, Counseling
A.A., Merritt College
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., Saint Mary’s College of California

Miladinova, Ana (2007)
Associate Professor, Dance/Fitness
B.A., University of Ljubljana
M.A., San Francisco State University

Morales, William (1992)
Professor, Art
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
M.F.A., Boston University

N

Naas, Paul (2007)
Associate Professor, Program Coordinator, Digital Art and Animation
A.S., College of San Mateo
B.A., San Jose State University
M.F.A., Academy of Art University

Nance Carrigan, Candice Rose (2013)
Assistant Professor, Business
A.S., Ohlone College
B.S., San Jose State University
M.B.A., American International College

Nicholls, Anne L. (1988)
Professor, Cooperative Education
A.A., Skyline College
A.S., Cañada College
B.A., University of California, Davis
M.B.A., City University, Bellevue, WA

P

Palmer, Lisa (1998)
Professor, English
B.A., Stanford
M.A., Columbia
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Parks, Kristen (2012)
Assistant Professor, Political Science 
B.A., Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA

M.A., University of California, San Diego

Partlan, Martin (2002)
Professor, Physics
B.A., San Francisco State University
M.S., University of California, Davis
Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Perkins, Katie (2015)
Assistant Professor,  Kinesiology - Head Women’s Soccer Coach
B.S., Loyola Marymount University 
M.A., San Jose State University

R

Ramzel, Melinda (2015)
Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education/C
B.A. Tufts University
M.P.H., University of Illinois-Chicago
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Rana, Anniqua (1998)
Dean, Athletics, Kinesiology, Dance, Library and Learning Resources
B.A., M.A., University of Punjab (Pakistan)
M.A., San Jose State University
Ed.D., University of San Francisco

Rhodes, Carol (2005)
Professor, Biology
B.S., University of California, Davis
M.S., University of Minnesota
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Rico, Christopher (2011)
Assistant Professor, Counseling

B.A., University of San Francisco
M.S., San Francisco State University

Rivera, Rafael (1999)
Professor, Radiologic Technology
A.S., Cañada College
B.A., San Francisco State University
M.P.H., Oregon State University
Certified Radiologic Technologist, State of California
Registered X-Ray Technologist, ARRT

Roscelli, Paul (1990)
Professor, Economics, Business Law
A.B., University of California, Berkeley
B.S., San Francisco State University
J.D., University of Santa Clara

S

Santos, Sarita (2012)
Professor, Early Childhood Education/Child Development
B.A. University of California Santa Barbara
M.A. UC Santa Barbara
Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara

Saterfield, Sondra (1985)
Professor, Psychology
B.S., Cheyney State College
M.S., Hayward State University
Ed.D., Argosy University

Schertle, Katherine (2000)
Professor, ESL
B.A., University of California, San Diego
M.A., San Jose State University

Schwarz, Bill (2013)
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
B.S., California State University, East Bay
M.S., Golden Gate University

Shankar, Sumathi (2017)
Associate Professor, Mathematics

B.Sc.  Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune, India
M.Sc. University of Poona, Pune, India
B.Ed. Annamalai University, India
M.A. University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA

Sidman-Taveau, Rebekah (2014)
Associate Professor, ESL
B.A., Sarah Lawrence College
M.A., NYU
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Sigona, Nadya (2012)
Assistant Professor, Counseling

A.A., Southwestern College
B.A., Cal Poly Pomona
M.S., Golden Gate University
M.A., San Jose State University

Smith, Ami (2013)
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., Hope College
M.A., Wayne State
Ph.D., Wayne State

Stanford, Michael (2006)
Professor, History
B.A., California Polytechnic State University
M.A., San Francisco State University

Staples, Nathan (2004)
Professor, Biology
B.S., Loyola Marymount University
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Stringer, Janet L. (2008)
Dean, Science and Technology Division
B.A., University of Virginia
M.D., University of Virginia
Ph.D., University of Virginia

T

Tedone-Goldstone, Diana (2014)
Librarian
B.A., University of San Francisco
M.L.I.S., University of California, Los Angeles

Terzakis, Elizabeth M. (2004)
Professor, English, Reading
B.A., Wesleyan University
M.A., Hollins University
M.A., Brown University

Tong, Po (2013)
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., University of Hong Kong
M.S., University of Hong Kong
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Torres, Elsa (2011)
Assistant Professor, Interior Design
B.S., San Francisco State University
M.A., San Francisco State University

Tricca, Robert E., (2010)
Associate Professor, Chemistry
B.S., Boston College
Ph.D., Tufts University

V

Valenzuela, Yolanda (2001)
Professor, Reading
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., San Francisco State University

W

Ware, Lezlee (2003)
Professor, Political Science
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Y

Yurtseven, Lale (2014)
Assistant Professor, Business
B.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies
M.B.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies