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Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Announcements

Department Chair 
Kathryn Valentine
Office: Storm Hall West 148
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)
Isaac Castillo
Office: Storm Hall West 141
Phone: (619) 594-6514
Email: [email protected]

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

Interim Undergraduate Adviser
Emma Lee Whitworth
Office: Storm Hall West 123
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
Email: [email protected]

Linn BekinsLinn Bekins
Associate Professor; Director, Certificate in Professional Writing
Office: Storm Hall West 107
Email: [email protected]

Suzanne BordelonSuzanne Bordelon
Professor; On sabbatical spring 2024
Office: Storm Hall 112B
Email: [email protected]

grey box - placeholderLucas Rossi Corcoran
Assistant Professor, Imperial Valley Campus
Phone: (760) 768-5549
Email: [email protected]


Dustin EdwardsDustin Edwards
Assistant Professor; Director, SDSU Writing Center
Office: LLA-1103B and Storm Hall West 109
Email: [email protected]

Glen McClishGlen McClish
Professor Emeritus
Office: Storm Hall West 132
Phone: (619) 594-2204
Email: [email protected]

Cezar OrnatowskiCezar Ornatowski
Professor Emeritus
Office: Storm Hall West 111
Email: [email protected]

Consuelo SalasConsuelo Salas
Assistant Professor
Office: Storm Hall West 105
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; Department Chair
Office: Storm Hall West 148
Phone: (619) 594-3537
Email: [email protected]

Chris WerryChris Werry
Associate Professor Emeritus; Upper Division Writing Coordinator
Office: Storm Hall 114C
Email: [email protected]

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

Hasan AutmanHasan Autman
Office: Storm Hall West 135
Email: [email protected]

Lea BakerLea Baker
Writing Mentors Program Co-Coordinator
Office: Storm Hall West 121
Email: [email protected]

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

Michele BigleyMichele Bigley (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 126
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderLinda Borgen
Office: Storm Hall 108B
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
Office: Storm Hall 106B
Email: [email protected]

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

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

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Office: Storm Hall West 113
Email: [email protected]

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

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

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

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

generic profile - placeholderEirein Gaile Florendo
Office: Storm Hall 108B
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderMikayla Garcia
Office: Storm Hall West 115 
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderAl Gardella (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 118
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderAlex Gonzalez
Office: Storm Hall West 120
Email: [email protected]

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

Candace HartsuykerCandace Hartsuyker (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 118
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderJulia Hess
Office: Storm Hall West 116
Email: [email protected]


Jill HolslinJill Holslin
Office: Storm Hall 110A
Email: [email protected]

Jacob HubbardJacob Hubbard
Office: Storm Hall West 108
Email: [email protected]


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


Melissa HurtMelissa Hurt (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 108C
Email: [email protected]

Ben JenkinsBen Jenkins
Assistant Director, Lower Division Writing Program
Office: Storm Hall 110B
Email: [email protected]

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Office: Storm Hall West 135 
Email: [email protected]

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

Kurt KroeberKurt Kroeber
Office: Storm Hall 112A
Email: [email protected]

Alicia LeonAlicia Leon
Office: Storm Hall 120A
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderJeanene Lopez Elder (Fall)
Office: Storm West 115
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderJamie Madden
Office: Storm Hall West 142
Email: [email protected]


Nicole Meehan Nicole Meehan
Office: Storm Hall 112A
Email: [email protected]


Bree HawkinsBree Merschel
Office: Storm Hall 106C
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderKellie Miller (Fall)
Office: Arts and Letters 230
Email: [email protected]
Roderick MichenerRoderick Michener
Business Writing Coordinator
Office: Storm Hall 120C
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderElizabeth Murray
Office: Storm Hall West 126
Email: [email protected]


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

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

Jason W. ParkerJason W. Parker
Office: Storm Hall 110C
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderJason Phillips
Office: Storm Hall 114D
Email: [email protected]


Robert PickfordRobert Pickford (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 115
Email: [email protected]


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Office: Storm Hall West 122
Email: [email protected]


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


generic profile - placeholderMichael Rancourt (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 110D
Email: [email protected]


Betsy LittrellBetsy Robertson
Office: Storm Hall West 108
Email: [email protected]


generic profile - placeholderVanessa Rodriguez (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 116
Email: [email protected]


Jennifer SagerJennifer Sager
Office: Storm Hall 112C
Email: [email protected]


Matthew Salazar-ThompsonMatthew Salazar-Thompson (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 120
Email: [email protected]


Wendy ScottWendy Scott
Office: Storm Hall West 136
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderCandice Simmons
Office: Storm Hall West 101
Email: [email protected]

Monika Sokolowska BirchMonika Sokolowska Birch
Office: Storm Hall West 126
Email: [email protected]


Sydney SullivanSydney Sullivan

Writing Mentors Program Co-Coordinator
Office: Storm Hall West 118
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderSarah Tanori
Office: Storm Hall West 122
Email: [email protected]

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

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Director, Lower Division Writing Program
Office: Storm Hall West 134
Phone: (619) 594-5238
Email: [email protected]

Caitlyn Thompson Caitlyn Thompson
Office: Storm Hall 106D
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
Email: [email protected]

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

generic profile - placeholderDustin Walker (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 106A
Email: [email protected]


Brett WarnkeBrett Warnke
Office: Storm Hall 108A
Email: [email protected]

generic profile - placeholderDylan Wells (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall 120B
Email: [email protected]


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

Emma Lee WhitworthEmma Lee Whitworth
Interim Undergraduate Adviser
Office: Storm Hall West 123
Email: [email protected]

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


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

generic profile - placeholderRyan Young  (Fall)
Office: Storm Hall West 232
Email: [email protected]

 

Robert Dagnall
Email: [email protected]

Danielle Davis
Email: [email protected]

Percy Forester
Email: [email protected]

Noah Goldbloom
Email: [email protected]

Manuel Gonzalez Velasco
Email: [email protected]

Hailey Gross
Email: [email protected]

Sophia Hejran
Email: [email protected]

Molly Honce
Email: [email protected]

Jasmin Humildad Ruvalcaba
Email: [email protected]

Jesse Jewell
Email: [email protected]

Nishi Khodaria
Email: [email protected]

Joey King
Email: [email protected]

George Liao
Email: [email protected]

Melanie Manuel
Email: [email protected]

Grace Mathews
Email: [email protected]

Demree McGhee
Email: [email protected]

Nathan Nugent
Email: [email protected]

Rose Padilla
Email: [email protected]

Natalie Ponce
Email: [email protected]

Lydia Rojratanakiat
Email: [email protected]

Joey Rougas
Email: [email protected]

Carson Sandell
Email: [email protected]

Rema Shbaita
Email: [email protected]

Rosalind Shoopmann
Email: [email protected]

Warren Stoddard
Email: [email protected]

Em Teaze
Email: [email protected]

Zea Van Der Elsken
Email: [email protected]

Danna Yunis
Email: [email protected]

 

Richard Boyd
Years of Service: 1996-2020
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
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]

Carl Fielden
Years of Service: 1985-2022
M.A. in Linguistics, San Diego State University
M.A. in Education, Concentration in Special Education, Specialization in Learning Handicaps, San Diego State University
M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling, Concentration in Clinical Rehabilitation and Clinical Mental Health Counseling, San Diego State University
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]