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Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Interim Department Chair 
Kathryn Valentine
Office: Storm Hall West 132
Phone: (619) 594-3537
Email: [email protected]

 

Administrative Support Coordinator (budget, payroll, contracts) 
Karen Keene 
Office: Storm Hall West 140
Phone: (619) 594-5477
Email: [email protected]

Administrative Support Coordinator (academic affairs)
Claudia Gracio 
Office: Storm Hall West 144 
Phone: (619) 594-0925 
Email: [email protected]

Administrative Support Assistant (office front desk)
Matthew Gantos
Office: Storm Hall West 141
Phone: (619) 594-6514
Email: [email protected]

Lecturer (course schedule, enrollment management)
Jamie Madden 
Office: Storm Hall West 142
Phone: (619) 594-1161
Email: [email protected]

Undergraduate Adviser 
Suzanne Bordelon
Office: Storm Hall 112B
Phone: (619) 594-7098
Email: [email protected]

Graduate and Adv. Certificate in Teaching Writing Adviser
Jennifer Sheppard 
Office: Storm Hall West 103
Phone: (619) 594-2696 
Email: [email protected]

Certificate in Professional Writing Adviser
Linn Bekins
Office: Storm Hall West 107
Phone: (619) 594-2211 
Email: [email protected]

Linn BekinsLinn Bekins
Associate Professor; Director of the Certificate in Professional Writing
Office: Storm Hall West 107
Phone: (619) 594-2211 
Email: [email protected]

Suzanne BordelonSuzanne Bordelon
Professor; Undergraduate Adviser 
Office: Storm Hall 112B
Phone: (619) 594-7098
Email: [email protected]

hand holding pen and writing in notebookRichard Boyd
Associate Professor
Office: Storm Hall West 130
Phone: (619) 594-2773 
Email: [email protected]


Dustin EdwardsDustin Edwards
Assistant Professor
Office: Storm Hall West 148
Email: [email protected]

Glen McClishGlen McClish
Professor - On Sabbatical
Office: Storm Hall West 148
Phone: (619) 594-2204
Email: [email protected]

Paul MinifeePaul Minifee
Associate Professor
Office: Storm Hall West 113
Phone: (619) 594-6517 
Email: [email protected]

Cezar OrnatowskiCezar Ornatowski
Professor
Office: Storm Hall West 111
Phone: (619) 594-7933 
Email: [email protected]

Consuelo SalasConsuelo Salas (Off Campus)
Assistant Professor
Office: Storm Hall West 105
Phone: TBA 
Email: [email protected]


Jennifer SheppardJennifer Sheppard
Assistant Professor; Graduate Adviser 
Office: Storm Hall West 103
Phone: (619) 594-2696 
Email: [email protected]


Kathryn ValentineKathryn Valentine
Associate Professor; Interim; Chair Director of the SDSU Writing Center
Office: LLA-1103B and Storm Hall West 132
Phone: (619) 594-3537
Email: [email protected]


Chris WerryChris Werry
Associate Professor; Director of Lower Division Writing Program; Co-Coordinator of Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
Office: Storm Hall 114C
Phone: (619) 594-3882 
Email: [email protected]


 

Amber AnayaAmber Anaya (Off Campus)
Business Writing Coordinator
Office: Storm Hall 120B
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderHasan Autman (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 108
Email: [email protected]

Lea BakerLea Baker
Writing Mentors Program Coordinator
Office: Storm Hall West 118
Email: [email protected]

Gretchen BarksdaleGretchen Barksdale
Office: Storm Hall 106A
Email: [email protected]

Eberly BarnesEberly Barnes (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 135
Email: [email protected]

Candace BoeckCandace Boeck (Off Campus)
Office: Storm Hall West 120
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderLinda Borgen (Off Campus)
Office: Storm Hall 108A
Email: [email protected]

Emily BrowneEmily Browne (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 108
Email: [email protected]

Louie CentanniLouie Centanni
Office: Storm Hall 110D
Email: [email protected]

Sean CisselSean Cissel
Office: Storm Hall 114A
Email: [email protected]

Allie CookAllie Cook (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 120
Email: [email protected]

Matt CopelandMatt Copeland
Office: Storm Hall West 124
Email: [email protected]

Matthew CostelloMatthew Costello
Office: Storm Hall 106C
Email: [email protected]

Tracy CummingsTracy Cummings (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 120
Email: [email protected]

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Office: Storm Hall West 105
Email: [email protected]

Lorise DiamondLorise Diamond (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 108
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderCassie Doerfling (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 112C
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderJeanene Lopez Elder (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 108B
Email: [email protected]

Alex FarugiaAlex Farugia (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 106B
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderMatt Feigner
Office: Storm Hall 106D
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderCarl Fielden
Office: Storm Hall West 136
Phone: (619) 594-1667
Email: [email protected]

Sandy FimbresSandy Fimbres
Office: Storm Hall 114B
Email: [email protected]

Erin FlewellingErin Flewelling
Writing Center Assistant Director
Office: Storm Hall 108A
Email: [email protected]

Nirmla FloresNirmla Flores (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 142
Email: [email protected]

Matt FowlerMatt Fowler
Office: Storm Hall 106B
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderRhonne Goodman
Office: Storm Hall 108B
Email: [email protected]

Josh HallJosh Hall
Office: Storm Hall 114D
Email: [email protected]

Candace HartsuykerCandace Hartsuyker (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 136
Email: [email protected]

Bree HawkinsBree Hawkins (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 110D
Email: [email protected]

Patty HiebertPatty Hiebert (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 112A
Email: [email protected]

Catherine HoffmanCatherine Hoffman
Office: Storm Hall West 126


Jill HolslinJill Holslin (Off Campus)
Office: Storm Hall 110A
Email: [email protected]

Jacob HubbardJacob Hubbard
Office: Storm Hall West 135
Email: [email protected]

Katie HughesKatie Hughes
Office: Storm Hall West 128
Email: [email protected]

Melissa HurtMelissa Hurt (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 135
Email: [email protected]

Reem JajoReem Jajo (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 114D
Email: [email protected]

Ben JenkinsBen Jenkins
Office: Storm Hall 110B
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderDavid Judd
Office: Storm Hall West 135 
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderChelsea Kerford (Fall)
Writing Center Assistant Director
Office: Storm Hall 120C
Email: [email protected]


Karen KossKaren Koss
Writing Mentors Program Assistant
Office: Storm Hall West 121
Email: [email protected]

Kurt KroeberKurt Kroeber (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 110D
Email: [email protected]

Duc LeDuc Le (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 105
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderDebra Ligorsky (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 105
Email: [email protected]

Cali LinforCali Linfor
Office: Storm Hall 108C
Email: [email protected]

Betsy LittrellBetsy Littrell (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 108A
Email: [email protected]

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Office: Storm Hall West 142
Phone: (619) 594-1161
Email: [email protected]

Blaine MalcolmBlaine Malcolm
Office: Storm Hall 106A
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderKate McKiernan (Off Campus)
Email: [email protected]


Nicole Meehan Nicole Meehan (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 142
Email: [email protected]


Roderick MichenerRoderick Michener
RWS Lecturers Council President
Office: Storm Hall 120C
Email: [email protected]


Celeste MoralesCeleste Morales (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 108
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderMiranda Munoz (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 108B
Email: [email protected]


Nolana NerhanNolana Nerhan
Office: Storm Hall 112C
Email: [email protected]


Ashley NguyenAshley Nguyen (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 108A
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderEmily Nye (Fall)
Email: [email protected]



Jason W. ParkerJason W. Parker
Interim Dir., Lower Division Writing Program
Office: Storm Hall 110C
Email: [email protected]

Tricia OrnelasTricia Ornelas (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 108C
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderEdmundo Ortiz (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 112C
Email: [email protected]

Theresa PeralesTheresa Perales (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 105
Email: [email protected]

Andrew PowersAndrew Powers (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 136
Email: [email protected]

Matthew Salazar-ThompsonMatthew Salazar-Thompson (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 118
Email: [email protected]

Jennifer SagerJennifer Sager (Off Campus)
Office: Storm Hall 112C
Email: [email protected]


Wendy ScottWendy Scott (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 106C
Email: [email protected]


Beth ShermanBeth Sherman
Office: Storm Hall West 116
Email: [email protected]

Celia SigmonCelia Sigmon
Office: Storm Hall West 122
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderCandice Simmons
Email: [email protected]


Jennifer StantonJennifer Stanton (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 112A
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderAaron Styza (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 123
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderSarah Tanori (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 108A
Email: [email protected]

Kimball TaylorKimball Taylor
Office: Storm Hall 110B
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderJanet Tempelton
Office: Storm Hall West 134
Phone: (619) 594-5238
Email: [email protected]

Cara ThompsonCara Thompson
Office: Storm Hall 108C
Email: [email protected]

Tyler ThompsonTyler Thompson
Office: Storm Hall 110A
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderMichael Underwood
Office: Storm Hall West 114
Phone: (619) 594-5776
Email: [email protected]

Adrian VegaAdrian Vega (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 120A
Email: [email protected]

Kaitlyn VogelKaitlyn Vogel (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 108
Email: [email protected]


K. David WadeK. David Wade (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 105
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderDustin Walker (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 120C
Email: [email protected]

Brett WarnkeBrett Warnke (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 120B
Email: [email protected]

Rachel WeeksRachel Weeks (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 120A
Email: [email protected]

Siobhan WhiteSiobhan White
Office: Storm Hall 114B
Email: [email protected]

Emma Lee WhitworthEmma Lee Whitworth
Office: Storm Hall West 123
Phone: (619) 594-1655
Email: [email protected]

Nathan WhitworthNathan Whitworth (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 120B
Email: [email protected]

Marla WilliamsMarla Williams
Office: Storm Hall 110C
Email: [email protected]

Zachary Bernstein
Email: [email protected]

Jennifer Davis
Email: [email protected]

Matthew Farris
Email: [email protected]

Rachel Fernandes 
Email: [email protected]

Nicole Golden
Email: [email protected]

Eirein Harn
Email: [email protected]

Abigail Hora
Email: [email protected]

Alicia Leon
Email: [email protected]

Anthony Lince
Email: [email protected]

Jacob Maguire
Email: [email protected]

Brittany  Maples 
Email: [email protected]

Mariah Marquez
Email: [email protected]

Talia Nasr
Email: [email protected]

David Ornelas
Email: [email protected]

Alyssa Phillips
Email: [email protected]

Jason Phillips
Email: [email protected]

Daniel Rodriguez
Email: [email protected]

Melissa Rodriguez
Email: [email protected]

Arnisha Royston
Email: [email protected]

Jeffrey Shutt
Email: [email protected]

Monika Sokolowska Birch
Email: [email protected]

Melanie Taing
Email: [email protected]

Sara Tufekci
Email: [email protected]

Nabeal Twereet
Email: [email protected]

Haley Young
Email: [email protected]

Liane Bryson 
Years of Service: 1996-2016
M.A., University of California, San Diego
Email: [email protected]

Geoffrey Chase 
Years of Service: 2001-2015 
Ph.D., 20th-Century American and British Literature, University of Wisconsin--Madison 
Email: [email protected]

Jane E. Hindman
Years of Service: 1996-2007
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Ann M. Johns
Years of Service: 1975-2002
Ph.D., University of Southern California
Email: [email protected]

Patricia Morgan
Years of Service: 1985-2016 
M.A., San Diego State University
Email: [email protected]

Deborah Poole
Years of Service: 1989-2020
Ph.D., University of Southern California
Email: [email protected]

Ellen Quandahl
Years of Service: 1994-2016
Ph.D., English, University of Iowa
Email: [email protected]

Jane Robinett
Years of Service: 1993-2010
Ph.D., 20th Century American Literature, University of Notre Dame
Email: [email protected]

Carol O. Sweedler-Brown
Years of Service: 1975-2005
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Julie Williams
Years of Service: 1995-2020
M.A. in English (American Literature), San Diego State University
M.A. in Linguistics (Applied Linguistics/TESOL), San Diego State University
Email: [email protected]