Education Studies

All courses, faculty listings, and curricular and degree requirements described herein are subject to change or deletion without notice. Updates may be found on the Academic Senate website:


Alan Daly, PhD

Vice Chair

Paula Levin, Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment

Associate Vice Chair

Tom L. Humphries, PhD

Coordinator of Teacher Education

Cheryl Forbes, EdD


Mark I. Appelbaum, PhD, Emeritus, Psychology

Julian Betts, PhD, Economics

Linda Brodkey, PhD, Literature

Janet Chrispeels, EdD, Emerita, Education Studies

Michael Cole, PhD, Communication

Amanda Datnow, PhD, Education Studies

Grant Goodall, PhD, Linguistics

Guershon Harel, PhD, Mathematics

James D. Hollan, PhD, Cognitive Science

James Levin, PhD, Education Studies

Hugh B. Mehan, PhD, Emeritus, Sociology

Carol A. Padden, PhD, Communication

Stefan A. Tanaka, PhD, History

Kathryn A. Woolard, PhD, Anthropology

Mica Pollock, PhD, Director, CREATE

Associate Professors

Amy Binder, PhD, Sociology

Thandeka Chapman, PhD, Education Studies

Frances Contreras, PhD, Education Studies

Alan Daly, PhD, Education Studies

Gedeon O. Deák, PhD, Cognitive Science

Brian Goldfarb, PhD, Communication

Tom L. Humphries, PhD, Education Studies and Communication

Claire L. Ramsey, PhD, Emerita, Education Studies

Olga V. Vasquez, PhD, Communication

Assistant Professor

Alison Wishard-Guerra, PhD, Education Studies

Senior Lecturers with Security of Employment

Paula F. Levin, PhD, Education Studies, Graduate Adviser

Barbara Sawrey, PhD, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education

Randall Souviney, PhD, Emeritus

Lecturers with Security of Employment

Chris Halter, MA, EdD

Carolyn Huie-Hofstetter, PhD

Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment

Makeba Jones, PhD, Education Studies


Bobbie Allen, PhD

Bernard (Rusty) Bresser, MA

Luz Chung, MA, EdD

Cheryl Forbes, MA, EdD, Coordinator of Teacher Education

Caren Holtzman, MA

Rachel Millstone, MA

Susan Scharton, MA, EdD

Marcia Sewall, MA, EdD

Patrick Velasquez, PhD

Distinguished Teacher in Residence

Kathy Melanese, MA

Master Teacher in Residence

Melanie Villanueva

Part-Time Lecturers/Supervisors

Elizabeth Pappas

Linda Whiteside, MEd