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Faculty Directory

The School of Communication, English and World Languages faculty approach instruction using an equity framework and culturally responsive pedagogies. Faculty specialities span communications, library science, English, Spanish, American Sign Language and interpretation, English as a second language, reading and journalism.


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Full-Time Faculty Contact Information

All phone numbers are area code 951 and prefix 571.

Faculty Names
Jeff Rhyne, Ph.D.
Department Chair
English 6254 HM 308
Dan Clark, Ph.D.
Assistant Chair, Library
English 6183 LIB 111
Jennifer Escobar
Assistant Chair, English (On Leave)
English 6412 SAS 223
Jennifer Floerke
Assistant Chair, Communication Studies and Journalism
President, Academic Senate
Communications 6319 SAS 336
Sonya Nyrop
Assistant Chair, ALR, ASL and ESL
Academic Literacy and Reading 6345 SAS 229
Mario Vega-Sanchez
Assistant Chair, Spanish
Spanish 6387 SAS 338
Valarie Zapata, Ph.D.
Interim Assistant Chair, English
English 6153 SAS 225
Briana Boykin
Co-Coordinator, Umoja Program
English 6971 PSC 14-102
Melanie James
Coordinator, Writing and Reading Center
English 6453 HM 312
Joyce Kim, Ph.D. ESL 6375 SAS 219
Norma Martinez Spanish 6136 SAS 346
Sara Nafzgar Communications 6394 SAS 337
Fernando Nahon Valero Spanish 6142 SAS 344
Carrie Patterson Communications 6386 SAS 333
Emma Pacheco
Co-Coordinator, Puente Program
English 6933 HM 202-F
Debbi Renfrow Library 6344 LIB 202
Edward Rice, Ed.D. Journalism 6960 HM 304
Michael Schwartz English 6213 SAS 227
Kathryn Stevenson, Ph.D. English 6398 SAS 221
Joel Webb
Technical Services and Digital Assets Librarian
Library 6109 LIB 201
Jennifer Willey American Sign Language 379-5200 LIB 113
Edd Williams English 6155 HM 303-I
Michael Wilson English 6151 PSC 14-101


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