Faculty & Staff

Chair

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Maricel Santos (She/Her/Hers)
Professor, Department Chair
(415) 338-2264

Composition

Bridget Gelms
Bridget Gelms (She/Her/Hers)
Associate Professor
(415) 338-3112
Sugie Goen-Salter
Sugie Goen-Salter (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
(415) 338-1586
Tara Lockhart
Tara Lockhart (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
(415) 338-7031
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Mark Roberge (He/Him/His)
Professor
Composition Program Coordinator
(415) 338-7457
Virginia Schwarz
Virginia Schwarz (She/Her/Hers)
Assistant Professor
Composition Program Coordinator
Mary Soliday
Mary Soliday (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
(415) 338-1469
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Jennifer Trainor (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
(415) 338-2264

English Education

Gilligan, Jim
James Gilligan (He/Him/His)
Associate Professor
English Education Program Coordinator
(415) 405-2454
Morris, Paul
Paul Morris (He/Him/His)
Associate Professor
(415) 338-1575

Linguistics

Lederer, Jenny
Jenny Lederer (She/Her/Hers)
Associate Professor
Linguistics Program Coordinator
(415) 338-7406
Pratt, Teresa
Teresa Pratt (She/Her/Hers)
Assistant Professor
(415) 338-3156
Smirnova, Anastasia
Anastasia Smirnova (She/Her/Hers)
Associate Professor
(415) 338-3102

Literature

Cannon, Sarita
Sarita Cannon (She/Her/Hers)
Professor (On Leave)
Literature Program Coordinator
(415) 338-7462
Christmas, Bill
William Christmas (He/Him/His)
Professor
Literature Advisor
(415) 338-7463
Will Clark
William Clark (He/Him/His)
Assistant Professor
Kat DeGuzman
Kathleen De Guzman (She/Her/Hers)
Associate Professor
M.A. Literatures Advisor
(415) 338-1886
Green, Geoffrey
Geoffrey Green (He/Him/His)
Professor
M.A. Literatures Advisor
(415) 338-7414
Hackenberg, Sara
Sara Hackenberg (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
M.A. Literatures Program Coordinator
(415) 338-7453
Lawrence Hanley
Lawrence Hanley (He/Him/His)
Professor
(415) 338-1539
Angela Jones
Angela Jones (She/Her/Hers)
Associate Professor
(415) 338-1607
Kwok, Wai-Leung
Wai-Leung Kwok (He/Him/His)
Associate Professor
Literature Advisor
(415) 338-1459
Jennifer Mylander
Jennifer Mylander (She/Her/Hers)
Associate Professor
Literature Program Coordinator
(415) 338-7461
Julie Paulson
Julie Paulson (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
M.A. Literatures Advisor
(415) 338-3107
Schoerke, Meg
Meg Schoerke (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
Literature Advisor
(415) 338-3099
Mary Soliday
Mary Soliday (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
(415) 338-1469
Star, Summer
Summer Star (She/Her/Hers)
Associate Professor
(415) 338-2240
Loretta Stec
Loretta Stec (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
Literature Advisor
(415) 338-1451
Jennifer Summit
Jennifer Summit (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
Literature Advisor

Professional Writing & Rhetoric

Robert Dvorak
Robert Dvorak (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
Bridget Gelms
Bridget Gelms (She/Her/Hers)
Associate Professor
(415) 338-3112
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Neil Lindeman (He/Him/His)
Associate Professor
Professional Writing & Rhetoric Coordinator
(415) 405-0493
Regina Neu profile
Regina Neu (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
PWR Faculty
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Vanessa Powers (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty

Teaching English to Students of Other Languages

Abeywickrama, Priya
Priyanvada Abeywickrama (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
TESOL Program Coordinator, CMS Coordinator
(415) 338-3095
Robert Kohls
Robert Kohls (He/Him/His)
Associate Professor
Writing Program Coordinator
(415) 338-7404
David Olsher
David Olsher (He/Him/His)
Associate Professor
TESOL Student Association Advisor
(415) 338-2827
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Maricel Santos (She/Her/Hers)
Professor, Department Chair
(415) 338-2264

Writing Programs

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Kristin Agius (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3098
Mark Ali Headshot
Mark (Omar) Ali (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3109
Jennifer Beach Headshot
Jennifer Beach (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 405-2522
Andrew Borland Headshot
Drew Borland (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3108
Graham Bowman
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3164
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Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-2059
Esther Chan
Esther Chan (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3106
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Lauren Cirina (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
Michelle Clark Bitmoji
Michelle Clark (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
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Karen Coopman (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3114
Sarah Anne Cox Headshot
Sarah Anne Cox (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3090
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Daniel Curtis-Cummins (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty, Director of Experimental College
(415) 338-2719
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Jack Darrow (He/Him/His)
Instructional Support Assistant
Doreen Deicke
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-7410
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Brandon Diaz (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
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George Evans (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3090
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Sara Felder (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3096
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Donna Fotoohi (She/Her/Hers)
GTA Faculty
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David Foulds (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-2327
Taylor Fredericks Headshot
Taylor Fredericks (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-2831
Courtney Ghan Headshot
Courtney Ghan (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3091
David Gill Headshot
David Gill (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-1296
Jolie Goorjian Headshot
Jolie Goorjian (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-2129
Carrie photo
Carrie Hechtman (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
Kirsten Hilbert
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-2144
John Holland Headshot
John Holland (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-7031
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Lecturer Faculty
Jason Jackl Headshot
Jason Jackl (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3089
Malleeswari photo
Instructional Support Assistant
Clare Photo
Clare Katko (She/Her/Hers)
Instructional Support Assistants
Rimpa Khangura Headshot
Rimpa Khangura (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3088
Robert Kohls
Robert Kohls (He/Him/His)
Associate Professor
Writing Program Coordinator
(415) 338-7404
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Tyler Lacy (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-4003
Amy Latham Headshot
Amy Latham (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 405-4003
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Melissa Ledesma (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
Tara Lockhart
Tara Lockhart (She/Her/Hers)
Professor
(415) 338-7031
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Collin Ludlow-Mattson (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-1070
Deborah Miller Headshot
Deborah Miller (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-2129
Melody Parker
Melody Parker (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer
Oona Patchen Headshot
Oona Patchen (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3089
Instructional Support Assistant
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Gabriela Pires (She/Her/Hers)
Instructional Support Assistants
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Justin Robinson (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3090
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Andrea Schriner Kellogg (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3108
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Julia Schulte (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-7407
Christy Shick Headshot
Christy Shick (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3088
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Rejeanne Smith (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
Brian Strang Headshot
Brian Strang (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3098
Katharine Studer
Katharine Studer (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
Parker and Bird
Parker Taylor (They/Them/Theirs)
Instructional Support Assistants
Lisa Vicar Headshot
Lisa Vicar (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3105
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Ariel Vigo (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
Mary Warden Headshot
Mary Warden (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-3142
Crystal Wong Headshot
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 405-2522
Joan Wong Headshot
Joan Wong (She/Her/Hers)
Lecturer Faculty
(415) 338-2831

Staff

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Undergraduate Programs Coordinator
(415) 338-3179
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Cynthia Losinsky (She/Her/Hers)
Graduate Programs Coordinator
(415) 338-2660
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Heather Sawyer (She/Her/Hers)
Academic Office Coordinator
415-338-2183
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Academic Office Coordinator
(415) 338-7582