Jun 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Administration

Rebeca Allen, Nursing, B.S., Kwantien Polytech Univarsity

Cathy “Kit” Alston, Dean of Transitional Studies and Wellness, B.A., Queen College (CUNY); M.A., University of Pheonix

Robert John “RJ” Amador, Business Management, B.A., University of California-Irvine; MPhil, University of Cambridge

Third Andresen, American Minority & Ethnic Studies, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Philip Andrist, Technology, B.S., M.S., University of Washington

Heidi Aranda, English for Speakers of Other Languages, B.A., Western Washington University; M.Ed., Seattle University

Josh Archer, Information Technology, B.S, M.S., University of Washington

Vivek Bahl, English, B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas

Jashon Banks Sr., Criminal Justice, B.S., Saint Joseph’s College; M.A.S., Colorado Technical University; Ph.D., Walden University

Richard “Ty” Barnes, Philosophy, B.A., Southeast Missouri State University; M.A., University of Kansas

Marc Barrington, English, B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., University of New Mexico

Adrienne Battle, Physics, B.A., California Polytechnic State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington

Emily Beals, English, B.A., M.A., California State University

Robert Bean, Carpentry, A.A.S., Green River College

Shirley Bean, Vice President of Business Administration and Human Resources, A.A., South Puget Sound Technical College; B.A., The Evergreen State College; M.A., Chapman University

Allison Beckwith, Mathematics, B.S., Saint Mary’s College of California; M.S., University of Washington

Roseann Berg, Dean of Health Sciences and Technology, A.S., Edmonds Community College; B.S., University of Washington; D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic West Campus

Vivette Beuster, Associate Dean of Extended Learning, B.A., Rand Afrikaans University; B.A.H., University of Western Cape; M.Ed., City University; Ph.D., University of Surrey

Brenda Bindschatel, Accounting, B.A.; M.B.A, Eastern Washington University

Steven Black, Mathematics, A.A., College of the Sequoias; B.S., University of California-Davis; M.S., Oregon State University

Mark Blaisdell, Economics, A.A., Green River Community College; B.A., University of Washington; M.B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, CFP

Robin Bowles, Drama, A.O.S., American Academy of Dramatic Arts; B.F.A., College of Santa Fe; M.F.A., University of Portland

Timothy Broxholm, Business Management, B.B.A., The University of Portland; M.A., Seattle Pacific University

Mark Brunke, Senior Director of Human Resources, A.A., Seattle Central Community College; B.A., Univeristy of Washington; M.S., Argosy University

Catherine Cantrell, Interim Senior Director of Instructional Budgets and Special Projects, B.A., University of Oregon; M.Ed., Seattle University

Alan Carter, Information Technology, A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force; A.A., B.A., Saint Leo University; B.S., Troy State University; M.S., Capella University

Brazell Carter II, History, B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., The George Washington Univeristy

Patricia Carter, Accounting, B.S., M.B.A., City University; CPA

Deborah Casey-Powell, Vice President of Student Affairs, A.S., B.S., Anna Maria College; M.S., C.A.G.S., Springfield College; Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University

Laurie Centauri, Chemistry, B.S., M.S., University of Utah

Siobhan Cheatham, Counseling, B.A., California State University; M.A., University of San Franscico; M. Psych., American Public University

Tsai-En Cheng, Dean of Branch Locations for Academic and Program Development, A.A., Accounting and Statistics, Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan; B.A., Communication Arts, Chao Yang University of Technology, Taiwan; M.A., Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Seattle University

Amanda Chin, Humanities, M.A., Second Language Studies, University of Hawai’i at Manoa; M.L.I.S., University of Washington

Keith Clay, Physics, B.S., The Evergreen State College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington

George Comollo, Aviation, A.S., Broward Community College; Professional Pilot, Houston Community College; Aircraft Dispatcher, Sheffield School of Aeronautics

Jason Counihan, Mathematics, B.S., California Lutheran University; M.S., University of Washington; Cert., Wheaton College

Joy Crawford, Psychology, B.A., Whitworth College; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Washington

Susan Critchlow, Chemistry, B.S., Pacific Lutheran University; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Dani Crivello-Chang, Dean of Campus Life, A.A., Green River Community College; B.A., Western Washington University; Scandinavian Politics & Culture Cert., Mittuniversitetet; M.Ed., University of Washington

Matthew Cullen, Counseling, B.S.W, Northern Michigan University; M.S.W., University of Illinois at Chicago; M.Ed., Loyola University Chicago

Katherine Cunnion, Counseling/Librarian, B.A., Oregon State University; M.A. University of California, Los Angeles

Michelle Danberg-Marshman, Social Science, B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Shaunie Decker, Adult Basic Education, B.A., University of Washington; M.Ed., University of Phoenix

Gustavo Demoner, Business Marketing and Entrepreneurship, M.B.A., Saint Mary’s College

Philip Denman, Senior Director of College Relations, B.A., University of Washington; M.P.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Kelsey Denton, Humanities, B.A., Southwestern University; M.A., Minnesota State University

Sarah Dillon Gilmartin, Art, B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.F.A., Boston University

Christine Dixon-Hundredmark, Social Science, B.A., St. Mary’s College of California; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

Anne Dolan, History, B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.Ed., Seattle University

Noah Down, Director of Philanthropy, B.A., Emerson College

Neil Duldulao, Chemistry, B.A., B.S., University of California Berkeley; Ph.D., Yale University

Yoav Duman, Political Science, B.A., Ben Gurion University; M.A., Tel Aviv University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Catherine Duva, English as a Second Language, B.A., Wayne State University; M.A., Eastern Michigan University

Jennifer Dysart, Dean of Library, Media Services, and Curriculum, B.S., M.L.I.S., Brigham Young University

Kelly Eisenhour, Music, B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.M., University of Utah

Fia Eliasson-Creek, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, B.A., M.A., Gonzaga University

Rolita Ezeonu, Vice President of Instruction, B.A., M.A., Washington State University; Ed.D., Seattle University

John Falconer, High School Completion, B.A., University of Oregon; M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa

Erin Fernandez Mommer, Spanish, B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Rebeka Ferreira, Philosophy, B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University

Lori Fishburn, Business Technologies and Administrative Careers, B.S., Central Washington University; M.Ed., Central Washington University

Lisa Finnsson, Occupational Therapy, B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; B.S., University of Washington; M.S., Mount Mary University

Jamie Fitzgerald, Dean of Instruction for English and Humanities, B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., University of Oregon

Marisela Fleites-Lear, Spanish, B.A., University of Havana; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Jeanette Fohn, Business, B.A., Washington State University

George Frasier, Vice President of College Advancement, B.S., Washington State University; M.B.A., Western Governors University

Jacob Frye, Reading, A.A., Muskegon Community College; B.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., Western Washington University

Tsega Gaim, Political Science, B.A., M.A., Gonzaga University

Jitendra Gangaram, Math/Physics, B.A., M.S., University of the South Pacific; M.B.A, Keller Graduate School of Management; Ph.D., North Central University

Raminderpal Gill, Engineering, B. Tech, GND University; M.S. EE, University of Wisconsion; M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management; UCLA AIM Certification Diploma

Christie Gilliland, Dean of Fine Arts and Social Science Divisions, Dean of College Transfer Education, B.A., Trinity University; M.S., Oregon State University

Edrick Goad, Information Technology, A.A., Clover Park Technical College; B.A., Northwest University; M.S., Western Governors University

Vance Graham, Information Technology, B.A., Seattle Pacific University; MCSA, MCSE, CTT +, MCT

Kendrick Hang, Information Technology, B.S., University of Virginia; M.S.E., University of Maryland University College

Nicole Harris, Accounting, B.A., M.P.A., University of Washington

Jeanine Hatfield, Nursing, B.S., University of Texas at Arlington; B.S., Texas Woman’s University; M.S., Grand Canyon University

Tad Henry, Aviation, B.A.S., M.A.S, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Kirsten Higgins, English, B.A., Central Washington University; M.A., University of Minnesota

Jennifer “Jaeney” Hoene, English, B.A., Albertson College of Idaho; M.A., University of Idaho

Stephanie Hoffman, Biology, B.S., Seattle Pacific University; M.S., Auburn University; Ph.D., Auburn University

Jen Yong Ho, English, M.A., San Diego State University

Kathryn Hoppe, Geology and Oceanography, B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; M.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., Princeton University

Tina Horner, Nursing, B.S., M.S.N., University of Washington

Erica Ihrig, Chemistry, A.A., Guam Community College; B.S., Mississippi College; Ph.D., University of Washington

Thomas Jackson, Physical Education and Wellness, A.A., Green River Community College; B.S., Seattle Pacific University; M.S., University of Montana

Seunghye Jang, Computer Science and Engineering, B.S., M.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Suzanne Johnson, President, B.A., Ithaca College; M.A., Ph.D., Stony Brook University

Sara Keene, Sociology, A.A., Columbia College; B.A., University of California; M.Sc., School of Oriental and African Studies; M.Sc., Ph.D., Cornell University

Mike Kenyon, Mathematics, B.S., B.A., Michigan State University; M.S., Florida State University

Joshua Kessler, Japanese, B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., San Francisco State University

Leslie Kessler, Early Childhood Education, B.S., Montana State University; M.Ed., City University; M.A., Argosy University

Pamela Kikillus, Physical Therapy, B.A., Olivet Nazarene University; M.S., DHSc, University of Indianapolis

Devon Klein, Counseling, LMHC, B.A., Smith College; M.A., Assumption College

John Knowlton, Journalism, B.A., University of Oregon; M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia

Sam Krahn, Music, B.A., Boston University College of Fine Arts; M.A., Roosevelt University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

David Larsen, Dean of Enrollment and Completion, A.A., Green River Community College; B.S., City University; M.Ed., University of Washington

KaraLynn LaValley, Nursing, A.A.S.-RN, Tacoma Community College; B.S.N., M.N., Ph.D., University of Washington

Katherine Lawson, Sociology, B.A., California Polytechnic University, Pomona; M.A., California State University, Fullerton

Samuel Le, Economics, B.A., University of California Irvine; M.A., California State University Long Beach

Aaron Leavitt, English as a Second Language, B.A., Western Washington University; M.Ed., Seattle University

David Lewis, Auto Technology, A.A.S., Green River College; A.S.E. Master Technician

Elizabeth Longo, Intensive English as a Second Language, B.A., University of Durham, England; M.A., University of Birmingham, England

Walter Lowe, English, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Buffalo State College; M.R.E., Unification Seminary

Lisa Luengo, French & Spanish, B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado

Wendy Lundquist, Chemistry, B.S., University of Washington; M.S., Cornell University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Xiaoqian “Lily” Ma, Engineering, B.S., Shenyang University of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Marjorie MacKenzie, Reference and Instruction Librarian, B.A., M. Libn., University of Washington

Michael Macon, Mathematics, B.A., Drew University; M.A., San Francisco State University

Krishnan Mahadevan, Information Technology, B.E.E.E., Anna University, Chennai, India; M.S.E.E., Wayne State University

Jerald Marshall, Psychology, B.S., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Texas

Timothy Mason, Information Technology, B.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; M.A., Troy University; M.S., University of Washington

Gene McCaul, Natural Resources, A.S., Centralia College; B.S., Washington State University

Jamie McCuaig, Career & Technical Education, E.M.T., Grays Harbor College

Timothy McDaniel, Intensive English as a Second Language, B.A., M.A., University of Washington

Elizabeth McKinney, Counseling, B.A., Stanford University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

Paul A. Metivier, Ceramics, A.A., Orange Coast Community College; B.F.A., California State University Long Beach; M.F.A., University of Washington

Lara Michaels, Mathematics, B.S., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Texas

Patrick Milian, English, B.A., University of Colordao Benver; M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Rochelle Mitchell, Mathematics, B.A., St. Martin’s College; M.S., Western Washington University

Julie Moore, English, B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., Cert., Western Washington University

Michael Moreno, English, B.A., St. Mary’s College of California; M.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California Riverside

Camella Morgan, Executive Director of Information Technology, A.A., Highline Community College

Ruth Mueller, Music, B.A., Southerin Illinois University Edwardsville; M.A., University of Nevada, Reno; Ph.D., The University of Sheffield

Patrick Mumpower, Intensive English as a Second Language, B.A., Maryville College; M.A., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Daniel Najera, Biology, B.S., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Ajay Narayanan, Physics, B.S., M.Sc., University of Bombay; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Patrick Navin, Photography, B.A., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa

Carel Neffenger, Communication Studies, B.S., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Southern California; M.A., Seattle University

Anna Neil, Physical Therapy, A.A.S., B.S., Pacific Lutheran University

Allyn “Lisa” Nelson, Nursing, B.S.N., Western Connecticut State University; M.A., New York University

David Nelson, Mathematics, B.S., Washington State University; M.S., Western Washington University

Eric Nelson, English, B.A., Iowa State University; B.F.A., University of Washington; M.A., University of Texas

David Norberg, History, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Western Washington University

Gary Oliveira, Art, B.F.A., University of Dayton; M.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art

Robert Olson, Director of Facilities and Capital Projects, Cert. HVAC, California State University; Cert. Facility Management, University of Washington; FMP, International Facility Management Association

Benjamin Orr, Welding, Cert., Green River College

Tina Ostrander, Information Technology, B.S., University of Washington; M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; M.S., Regis University

Shelley Pahlow, Mathematics, B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.Ed., University of Washington

Monica Paulson Priebe, Technology, B.A., Gustavius Adolphus College; M.S., M.P.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

Gary Peitsch, Intensive English as a Second Language, B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Eastern Michigan University

Diane Pelletier, Anatomy and Physiology, B.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Nelson Phouphakone, Mathematics, A.A., South Seattle Community College; B.S., University of Washington; M.S., Washington State University

Justin Pitt, Welding, Green River College

Carolina Pittser, English, B.A., Universidad Austral de Chile; B.A., M.A., Central Washington University

Melissa Porras-Monroe, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director, B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., Concordia University Chicago

Richard Potsubay, English, B.A., University of Iowa; M.Ed., Western Washington University

Frank Primiani, Business Law, B.S., University of Washington; J.D., University of Puget Sound School of Law

Megan Reiser, Humanities, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Washington State University; Cert., University of Washington

Joan Rikansrud, Court Reporting & Captioning, B.A.

Teresa Robinson-Duane, Director of Student Financial Aid, A.A.S., Everest College; B.S., Warner Pacific College; M.B.A., Everest University

Jennifer Rohan, Librarian, B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.L.I.S., University of Washington

Derek Ronnfeldt, Director of Campus Safety and Transportation, B.S., Illinois State University

Ariadne Rooney, English, B.A., M.S., Eastern Washington University

Harry Rosemond, Reading/Study Skills, B.A., University of Denver; M.A., California State University-Los Angeles

Amanda Schaefer, English, B.A., University of California-Irvine; M.A., University of Notre Dame

Timothy Scharks, Geography, B.S., University of Alaska, Fairbanks; M.S., Western Washington University

Scott Schreiber, Welding, Journeyman Welder; W.A.B.O. Certified

Tyler Schrock, Information Technology, B.A., Malone University; M.B.A., Waynesburg University

William Scott, Communication Studies, B.A., M.A., California State University, Los Angeles

Joanna Segal, Librarian, B.A., M.A., M.L.I.S., University of Washington

Shannon Sharpe, Business, A.A., Highline Community College; B.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; Cert., Renton Technical College

Katherine Shaw, Geology, B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.S., University of Washington

Heidi Sheneberger, Transitional Studies, B.A., Central Washington University; Cert., University of Washington; Cert., School of Teaching ESL; M.A., Seattle University

Ian Sherman, English, B.A., Oberlin College; M.F.A., University of Washington

Lea Ann Simpson, Business Education, B.S., M.S., University of Idaho

Marcie Sims, English, B.A., California State Polytechnic University; M.A., San Diego State University

Clinton Sizemore, IT Networking, M.A., University of Washington

Anthony Smith, Physics, B.A., B.S., Central Washington University; Ph.D., Washington State University

Lindsey Smith, Political Science, B.A., M.A., Ph.D, University of Alabama

Samantha Smith, Mathematics, A.A., Skagit Valley College; B.S., M.S., Western Washington University; Ph.D., Cert, Oregon State University

Chitra Solomonson, Physics, B.S., University of Madras, India; M.S., Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Janee Sommerfeld, Senior Director of Financial Services, B.B.A., Washington State University; M.B.A., City University

Dan Sorensen, Automotive Technology, A.S., Rogue Community College; A.S.E. Master Technician

Renate Sorg, Intensive English as a Second Language, B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.A., American University

Leslie Soule, English of Speakers of Other Languages

Wendy Stewart, Vice President of International Programs and Extended Learning, B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., Monash University, Australia

Brian Stubbs, Physics, B.S., Pacific Lutheran University; M.S., University of Oregon

Leo Studach, Biology, B.S., Marquette University; Ph.D., Purdue University

Mary Jane Swenson, Criminal Justice, B.A., M.A., University of Washington; J.D., Seattle University

Thomas Tagliente, Machine Technology, B.A., LaSalle University; M.A., Old Dominion University

Mark Thomason, History, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., New Mexico State University

Samantha Thompson, Natural Resources, B.A.S., Brigham Young University; M.A.S., University of Washington

Peter Turylo, Information Technology, B.A., B.A.Sc., M.B.A., University of Toronto

Susan Uland, Computer Engineering, B.S., University of Virginia; M.Ed., University of St. Thomas; M.S., Texas A&M University

Jamie Vandette, Anatomy and Physiology/Biology, B.S., Central Washington University; M.S., Ohio State University

Roland Vieira, Anatomy and Physiology, B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., California State University, Hayward

Terry Waagan, Drafting, A.A.S., Bates Technical College

Leonard Wainstein, Transitional Studies and Wellness, B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., TESOL, University of Washington

Michelle Wallace, Mathematics, A.A., Mira Costa Community College; B.A.S., University of California San Diego; M.A.S., Washington State University

Amanda Walsh, ESOL, B.A., M.A., TEFL Cert., Gonzaga University

Sidney Weldele-Wallace, Dean of Business and Law Division, A.A.A., Professional Entertainment; A.A.A., Green River Community College; B.A.S., South Seattle College; Certificate of Proficiency In Court Reporting, CRI CPE

Catherine Wells, Dean of Science Division and Adjunct Faculty, B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Eastern Michigan University; J.D., Michigan State University

Ariel Wetzel, Writing Center, M.A., Western Washington University

Jennifer Wheeler, Registrar/Director of Office of the Registrar, A.A., A.A.A, Green River Community College; Cert., B.S., M.S., Western Governors University

Michelle Williams, Criminal Justice, B.A., Northern Arizona University

Carhious Wilturner, Psychology, B.A., San Francisco State College; M.A., Pacific Lutheran University; Ph.D., University of Washington

Michael Wood, Engineering, B.S., Colorado State University; M.S., University of Colorado-Denver

Charles Wytko, Natural Resources, A.A.S., Green River Community College