Adjunct Faculty

Tel: 415-422-6243
vxandrew@usfca.edu

Veronica Andrew

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
rarnold@usfca.edu

Regina Arnold

Adjunct Professor

Regina Arnold holds a Ph.D in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University and a BA in Communications from U.C. Berkeley. She is a former teaching fellow at Stanford's Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and her scholarly interests include media studies, journalism, creative non-fiction, and critical race theory. A former music writer for both Rolling Stone and Spin magazines, she is the author of three books on rock music, "Route 666" (St. Martin's), "Punk in the Present Tense" (St. Martin's) and "Exile In Guyville" (Bloomsbury, forthcoming.) A former Division One NCAA athlete, in her spare time, she coaches springboard diving at St. Ignatius College Prep.

Tel: 415-422-6243
kaarnolfo@usfca.edu

Kathleen Arnolfo

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
jwbabin@usfca.edu

Joanne Babin

Adjunct Professor

I am currently living the dream as a full time part time instructor at three different colleges. Since earning my MA from University of the Pacific in 1990, I have been teaching mostly public speaking courses. My most significant publication is Speaking to Entertain, a supplement for public speaking courses. My main focus is getting students to feel comfortable using humor in their speeches. I have been at USF since 2003.

Tel: (415) 422-6862
bacigalupid@usfca.edu

Dennis Bacigalupi

Adjunct Professor

Dennis Bacigalupi has a B.F.A. and M.S. in Education, with a specialization in TESOL, from the State University of New York (SUNY), and is a graduate of Juilliard (Theater Division). His interests include all ESL core skills at all levels, plus Pronunciation and TOEFL Preparation, and he has been a preceptor at USF's Writing Center. He also teaches the First Year Seminar "From Oz to Hogwarts" in the Department of Performing Arts and Social Justice. He was a member of the ESL faculty at SUNY and has taught ESL at the University of San Francisco since 2006.

Tel: (415) 422-6862
bae@usfca.edu

Sue Bae

Adjunct Professor

Sue Bae has a B.A. in Sociology from Ewha Women's University in Seoul, Korea and an M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) and an Ed.D. in International and Multicultural Education from the University of San Francisco. Her areas of interest are reading and writing, language and culture, and sociolinguistics. She has taught ESL in community colleges in the San Francisco Bay Area and EFL in South Korea. She has taught in the ESL Program in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Francisco since 2002.

Tel: (415) 422-4666
rkbathrick@usfca.edu

Robert Bathrick

Adjunct Professor

Bob Bathrick has been teaching ESL to adults since 2001. He worked at ELS Language Centers for 6 years, preparing students for university study. Since gaining his M.A in TESOL from Teachers College, Columbia University, in 2009, he has worked both here at USF and at Stanford. Bob also has a B.A. and M.A. in Geography from San Francisco State University. His love of geography, culture and history affects his students in their adaptation to American ways and success at an American university. Bob is an avid cyclist and outdoorsman as well as an activist in progressive politics and HIV awareness and prevention.

Tel: 415-422-6243
alehle@usfca.edu

Angela Beasley

Adjunct Professor

I love being an educator and teaching Public Speaking and Argumentation and Debate courses at USF. I have taught Small Group, Interpersonal, Intercultural, Persuasion and Fundamentals of Communication at other campuses. I received my Masters of Speech Communications from San Francisco State University. I am a former competitor in Speech and Debate, and coach too. I love teaching students these skills and watching them excel in Public Speaking. As an educator, I believe that it is my task to produce confident, competent, productive members of our society. I teach communication as it relates to students’ future careers. To that end, my teaching philosophy is threefold: create confidence, motivate, and most of all, educate. I spend my free time with my family and catching many baseball games!

Tel: 415-422-5384
leline@usfca.edu

Lisa Biesemeyer

Adjunct Professor

Lisa Biesemeyer has been teaching college English rhetoric and composition since 2001. She holds a BA in Creative Studies Literature from University of California at Santa Barbara, an MA in Literature from San Francisco State University, an MS in Education from Capella University, and TESOL certification. Lisa began teaching Rhetoric and Language courses at University of San Francisco in 2003. In 2005, she worked with the Rhetoric and Language and Psychology Departments to create and implement the first course to focus specifically on teaching American Psychological Association (APA) style writing to USF Psychology majors, Writing in Psychology. Lisa is the mother of three happy, spirited children, a community organizer, and a life-long learner.

Tel: 415-422-6862
ablackwell@usfca.edu

Angela Blackwell

Adjunct Professor

Angela Blackwell has been teaching English as a Second Language for more than thirty years. She has taught in Ireland, the UK, France and Spain as well as in the United States. She holds a B.A. in English and French from University College Dublin, Ireland, a Diploma in TEFLA from International House London and an M.A. from San Francisco State University. She is also an experienced teacher trainer and has worked on numerous pre- and in-service training programs both in the United States and overseas. She has collaborated on several textbooks for ESL/EFL, including True Colors (Pearson), and English Knowhow and Open Forum (Oxford University Press).

Tel: 415-422-6243
jboyd4@usfca.edu

James Warren Boyd

Adjunct Professor

James Warren Boyd received his B.A, History from UCLA and his advanced degrees (M.A. English: Literature, M. A. Communication Studies: Performance Studies, Graduate Certificates in College Composition and Reading) from SFSU. His first experience in college instruction was as a Peace Corps Volunteer on faculty at the Teacher Training College (NKJO) in Radom, Poland. His goals as an instructor for RHET 103 and 130/131 at USF are to guide students' growth as scholars, writers, and public speakers through academic rigor, as well as to facilitate their intellectual and personal growth by encouraging them to critically examine the world around them. His creative non-fiction stories have been published in literary and online journals, and his personal interests include storytelling, performance, film, track and field, cooking, theater, and museums.

Tel: 415-422-6243
nbrodsky@usfca.edu

Nicole Brodsky

Adjunct Professor

Since receiving an M.A. in English, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing, and a certificate to teach composition (SFSU), I have taught a range of university-level and community-college composition courses, creating content that has been tested by real-life students of varying levels. Through 15 years of teaching writing, I have written and revised assignments that challenge students to think critically and to communicate those thoughts in clear and varied ways. My creative work has appeared in numerous literary journals, and I have published two books of poetry-Getting Word (Fourteen Hills Press) and Gestic (a+bend press). I have also played guitar and bass in numerous San Francisco bands and enjoy bird watching.

Tel: 415-422-6243
mcaput@usfca.edu

Marie Caput

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6862
jrcarey@usfca.edu

Julie Carey

Adjunct Instructor

Tel: 415-422-6243
vrchandler@usfca.edu

Vincent Chandler

Adjunct Professor

Vincent Chandler received his B.A. and M.A. in Communication Studies from San Francisco State University. Currently, he is a doctoral candidate in international and multicultural education at the University of San Francisco. He teaches courses at the intersection of communication studies, rhetoric and composition.

Tel: 415-422-6243
jchon@usfca.edu

Jeff Chon

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
ewchristianson@usfca.edu

Erik Christianson

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-5912
clay@usfca.edu

Marcia Clay

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6862
casakawa@usfca.edu

Chisako Cole

Adjunct Professor

Chisako Cole received an M.A. in TESOL from Teachers College, Columbia University and a B.M. in Voice Performance from Boston University. She has taught ESL at New York University, The City University of New York, UC Berkeley, the University of San Francisco and Academy of Art University. She has assisted with Japanese to English translations and enjoys researching innovative ways of bringing investigative learning to ESL teaching.

Tel: (415) 422-6862
corrigan@usfca.edu

Shelwyn Corrigan

Adjunct Professor

Shelwyn Corrigan has a Master's in Linguistics, a Master's in Digital Media & Learning and certification in Multimedia Studies. She has worked in digital design since 1994. In addition, she has taught ESL and EFL in Europe and South America, and at universities in California and New York. Her interests are in teaching pronunciation, academic oral skills and the integration of new media in the classroom. She is working in machinima development for language learners and teachers. She is a media consultant and web designer and has taught ESL at the University of San Francisco (USF) since 2001. She also works in Second Life as a teacher in English City. Shelwyn teaches graduate courses in the Digital Media and Learning Program and for the new online MA TESOL Program at USF.

Tel: 415-422-6243
radalois@usfca.edu

Roberta D'Alois

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6047
delorenzo@usfca.edu

Chris DeLorenzo

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415) 422-6862
byedwards@usfca.edu

Beth Edwards

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-5460
elliot@usfca.edu

Evan Elliot

Adjunct Professor

Evan Elliot is a marketing writer whose clients run the range from Patagonia to American Express, and whose essays and journalism have appeared in Mother Jones, the New York Press, The Iowa Review, and San Francisco magazine. Evan holds a master's degree in creative nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. He's been teaching for more than fifteen years, and he loves teaching business writing at USF because his students bring fresh ideas to each class. They're also quick to learn that verbs rule, that details ring, and that only stories stick.

Tel: 415-422-5756
ferrantef@usfca.edu

Fran Ferrante

Adjunct Professor

Fran Ferrante earned her B.A. in English in 1974 in her native New York, and she commenced and completed her graduate work two decades later, in Northern California, as she desired to teach college writing. She has taught at USF since 2002 where she primarily teaches the transfer student writing course 250 and her SIT seminar - Immigration Rhetoric -- which focuses on anti-immigration policies and attitudes in contrast to the idealized immigrant community. She strives to prove to her students that they all have the capacity to write eloquently and convincingly and that academic writing trains the mind for life beyond the university. 

Tel: 415-422-6243
cwfoster@usfca.edu

Chriss Foster

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Foster received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of California at Berkeley; a Master of Arts degree in English from California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson California; a Master of Arts degree in Psychology/Clinical Psychology from John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hills, California; a Master of Arts degree in Education from Mills College, Oakland, California; and, a Doctor of Education degree from Mills College, Oakland, California. Presently, Dr. Foster is completing dissertation work for a PhD in Psychology and Phenomenology.
At the University of San Francisco, Dr. Foster teaches Rhetoric 108, 110, 120, and 250. She has published the following: Howling at the Moon; Cleansing the Spirit (1996); Master of Arts in English thesis, The Rhetoric of Jack London (1992); Master of Arts in Psychology/Clinical Psychology thesis: The Indirect and Ingenious Impact of Racism in the Classroom (2004); and Doctor of Education degree dissertation: Creating Meaning Beyond Comprehension (2007).

Tel: 415-422-6862
dgalashvily@usfca.edu

David Galashvily

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
cgillette@usfca.edu

Colby Gillette

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-5655
goldberga@usfca.edu

Alan Goldberg

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-5499
goss@usfca.edu

Sarah Goss

Adjunct Professor

Sarah Goss has a B.A. in English from Scripps College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Oregon in English. Her areas of focus were the Victorian novel and gothic literature. She has been teaching in the Rhetoric and Language Department at USF since 2002 and also enjoys working in USF's Writing Center.

Tel: (415) 422.6862
slhamilton3@usfca.edu

Shawna Hamilton

Adjunct Professor

Shawna Hamilton has a B.A. in International Affairs from the University of Connecticut, an M.A. in Applied Linguistics with a TESOL emphasis from Macquarie University in Sydney and a CELTA certificate from Basil Paterson College in Edinburgh. She has taught EFL in Poland, and ESL in San Francisco and the East Bay, at both private and public schools.

Tel: 415-422-6243
mjhammond@usfca.edu

Michael Hammond

Adjunct Professor

Michael Hammond received an MA in English from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago and has taught and tutored composition and literature in both Chicago and San Francisco for more than a dozen years. At USF, Michael teaches RHET 110 and 120 and loves to help welcome students to the engaging world of academic research. His classes emphasize a curious exploration of big picture topics from a local perspective based on the belief one can "change the world from here."

Tel: 415-422-6862
kehilbert@usfca.edu

Kirsten Hilbert

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
ephille@usfca.edu

Elizabeth Hille

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415) 422-6862
shoelck@usfca.edu

Simone Hoelck

Adjunct Professor

Simone Hoelck has taught Business and Academic English, including research paper and business case writing, self-editing and presentation skills for more than six years at Golden Gate University (GGU) and San Francisco State University (SFSU). She has a B.A. in Business & Humanities from GGU, a M.S.B.A. with an emphasis in International Business, and an M.A. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from SFSU. She also worked for several years in the business world before becoming a teacher.

Tel: 415-422-6243
jrhorton@usfca.edu

Jacquelyn Horton

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
hvjernigan@usfca.edu

Harriett Jernigan

Adjunct Professor

Harriett Jernigan earned her BA in creative writing from the University of Alabama and her PhD in German Studies at Stanford University. At USF, she principally teaches RHET 206, Writing for the Sciences. Harriett's interests include creative writing, second language acquisition (SLA), cognitive grammar (CG), and gender studies. She has published short stories as well as research articles on applications of CG in SLA and writing courses. She is currently examining the relationship between transculturation and malapropisms. Her teaching philosophy emphasizes relevant, student-centered, project-based instruction that stretches across the disciplines and builds community.

Tel: 415-422-6013
pkalman@usfca.edu

Patricia Kalman

Adjunct Professor

Patricia Kalman holds a B.A. from the Michigan State University and an M.A. from the University of Michigan. She also completed graduate courses at the University of Chicago. Since then, she has worked as an editor and writer for more than 25 years as well as having over 20 years of teaching experience at several universities including San Francisco State University and UCLA. She joined USF in 2002 and teaches a variety of courses in the department of Rhetoric and Languages. Her interests include tapping into the cultural diversity of San Francisco and the USF student body to address international perspectives in her classes.

Tel: 415-422-6243
rwkey@usfca.edu

Ronald Key

Adjunct Professor

Ron Key has been an adjunct professor at USF since 2006. He earned a BA in English and an MA in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin as well as a CELTA certificate from St. Giles in San Francisco. He has been an editor and writer for a cable television network, the Brown University School of Psychiatry, UC's Continuing Education of the Bar, and the Rand Corporation. He primarily teaches R/L 250, a composition course for undergraduate transfer students. He also teaches composition courses at another SF college and has taught English as a foreign language at two SF EFL schools.

Tel: 415-422-6015
knafelc@usfca.edu

Kara Knafelc

Adjunct Professor

Kara Knafelc earned a B. A. in English from Scripps College and an M. A. in English Literature and Language from the University of Washington.  Since coming to USF, she has enjoyed teaching a variety of writing courses for first-year and transfer students, as well as the literature seminar that is offered as part of the Martin-Baró Scholars Program. Her current interests include feminist rhetorical theory, subaltern theory, the transfer student writing experience, and the relationship between literary production and social class.

Tel: (415) 422-6862
jmknight@usfca.edu

John Mark Knight

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
mmoody@usfca.edu

Moira Kuo

Adjunct Professor

Moira Kuo has a B.A. in English from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Rutgers University-Newark. She has been teaching composition, creative writing, service learning and literature to youth and adults since 2006 in Philadelphia, Newark, Palo Alto and San Francisco. She also writes fiction, and has been most recently published in Flyway, The Front Porch Review and The Monongahela Review.

Tel: 415-422-6243
sleong@usfca.edu

Susana Leong

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6862
mmlevin@usfca.edu

Magdalena Levin

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415) 422-6862
silevin@usfca.edu

Stephanie Levin

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415) 422-6862
tclewis@usfca.edu

Todd Lewis

Adjunct Professor

Todd Lewis has a B.A. in Speech Communications and an M.A. in TESOL from San Francisco State University. He has taught ESL in private institutes, City College of San Francisco and Academy of Art University in addition to teaching EFL in Mexico, Taiwan, and Costa Rica. Spanish is his second language while his Chinese language skills remain a third language option. He also works in TESOL teacher training, computer assisted language learning, Spanish literacy, and curriculum development, presenting at local teaching conferences.

Tel: 415-422-6243
aleyton@usfca.edu

Alexandria Leyton

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
hlie@usfca.edu

Helen Lie

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
bdlinzer@usfca.edu

Ben Linzer

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
jtlotspeich@usfca.edu

Justin Lotspeich

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
mslowenthal@usfca.edu

Marla Lowenthal

Adjunct Professor

Marla Lowenthal received a doctorate in International/Multicultural Education from USF, an M.A. in Media /Communication Studies from Concordia University in Montreal, and an M.A. in English from the University of Missouri. Aside from teaching college all over the world and in various disciplines, she has experience in pubic relations, advertising and consulting. She founded and conducts workshops for SHAPE (Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Education) and emphasizes personal responsibility, social justice and human rights in all her classes. At USF, she teaches Advertising Writing, Public Speaking and Composition.

Tel: 415-422-6243
mackenzie@usfca.edu

Lily Iona MacKenzie

Adjunct Professor

A Canadian by birth, Lily Iona MacKenzie has a M.A. in Creative Writing as well as a M.A. in the Humanities from San Francisco State University. She has taught expository and creative writing, the humanities, and English, at the University of San Francisco and other Bay Area colleges for over 20 years. In addition to teaching, MacKenzie is vice president of the USFFA-PT Faculty Association.  Her poetry, critical and personal essays/articles, travel pieces, and short fiction have appeared in numerous U.S. and Canadian publications. Her poetry collection All This was published in October 2011. Teaching students to write clearly, coherently, and critically is her passion.

Tel: 415-422-5502
mimahony@usfca.edu

Marlene Mahony

Adjunct Professor

Marlene Mahony has been teaching rhetoric, writing, literature, and ESL since 1998. She received her MFA in creative nonfiction from USF, and both her MA in British literature and her TESOL certificate from SDSU, where she taught in the Rhetoric and Writing Department full time for six years. She earned her BA in English literature from USD and did foreign study programs in Mexico and Italy, to study the languages, and in England to study Shakespeare. She has been in USF's Rhetoric and Language Department since 2005 , where she teaches various levels of Rhetoric and Composition as well as Composition for Multilingual students. She also teaches Honors English at St. Mary's College, which focuses on rhetoric and social justice.

Tel: 415-422-6243
jjmair@usfca.edu

Jennifer Mair

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
mmartin14@usfca.edu

Marc Martin

Adjunct Professor

Marc Martin holds a BFA in painting from USF and has completed graduate work in printmaking from the Massachusetts College of Art and San Francisco State University. He also received a Masters degree in Conflict Management from San Francisco State University. He studied mediation and negotiation at the Harvard Law School and has been trained in arbitration by the American Arbitration Association. He holds a doctorate in Humanistic Psychology from Saybrook University. He currently maintains a mediation private practice, continues to print lithographs and monotypes, and teaches Public Speaking at USF, as well as various communication related courses in the Communication Studies departments at Holy Names University and San Francisco State. His light-hearted teaching style is geared to all learning styles. He utilizes teaching techniques that reach out to the sensory, intuitive, visual, verbal, active and reflective learners in the class.

Tel: 415-422-5077
mauro@usfca.edu

Nicole Mauro

Adjunct Professor

Nicole Mauro earned her BA in Communications Arts in 1992, and her MAW in fiction in 1996, both from USF. After receiving her MFA in poetry from Mills College in 1999, Nicole began teaching at USF, where she has mainly taught intermediate and advanced rhetoric, as well as a First Year Seminar course titled Intersection: Sidewalks, and Public Space. She has published poetry and scholarly articles in numerous publications, and is the author of six chapbooks, and two books of poetry. Her teaching interests include visual rhetoric, street art and graffiti as rhetoric, propaganda as rhetoric, and avant-garde poetry and poetics. She loves teaching, believing the educational process to be a dynamic one wherein she learns as much as her students.

Tel: (415) 422-6862
famazzi@usfca.edu

Felicia Mazzi

Adjunct Professor

Felicia A. Mazzi has a B.A. from Saint Mary's College, an MA in English with a concentration in TESOL, as well as a Certificate in Post-Secondary Reading from San Francisco State University. She has experience in teaching all skilled areas with a particular interest in oral communication, business English, and reading. Felicia has taught for a wide range of language programs and community colleges throughout the San Francisco Bay Area including San Francisco State University's College of Extended Learning as well as the American Language Institute. In addition, she has participated in teacher training as well as initiated collaborative curriculum and materials projects.

Tel: 415-422-6243
mcdonnell@usfca.edu

Patrick McDonnell

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415)422-6862
jlmcgoldrick@usfca.edu

Jake McGoldrick

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
ahmiddleton@usfca.edu

Arthur Middleton

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415) 422-6862
mmixon@usfca.edu

Myrtis Mixon

Adjunct Professor

Myrtis Mixon has a B.A. in history from Trinity College, an M.A. in English from Wichita State University, a TESL Certificate from New York State University, and an Ed.D. in International and Multicultural Education from the University of San Francisco. She has worked teacher training and curriculum development in more than 20 countries, including in the United States and abroad in Eastern and Central Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South America. She has taught English at U.S. high schools and colleges and ESL at universities on the East and West Coasts. She is the author of eight ESL textbooks and is a frequent presenter at professional conferences. She is also a professional storyteller. She has taught ESL at the University of San Francisco since 1992.

Tel: 415-422-6243
emmoberg@usfca.edu

Eric Moberg

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415) 422-6862
cmnewman@usfca.edu

Christy Newman

Adjunct Professor

Christy Newman has a B.A. in English from City College of New York, an M.A. in English from the University of Massachusetts, and an Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision from Boston College. She has taught ESL at institutions ranging from a county prison to Harvard University and authored over 20 ESL textbooks and test preparation guides. Since moving to California in 2006, Christy has taught ESL and composition at the University of San Francisco. She also conducts writing workshops for faculty at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Cali, Colombia.

Tel: (415) 422-6862
pedagnob@usfca.edu

Bernadette Pedagno

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
perkinsl@usfca.edu

Lynn Perkins

Adjunct Professor

Lynn Perkins has a B.A. in communications/public relations from California State University, Chico; an M.A. in English, with a concentration in TESL from San Francisco State University; and a Master of Nursing from the University of San Francisco. She has taught ESL in Japan and the United States and trained teachers in Sweden and the United States. She has taught all levels and all skills, with a concentration in oral communication skills. She has taught ESL and Public Speaking at the University of San Francisco since 1990.

Tel: 415-422-6243
epippins@usfca.edu

Eileen Pippins

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
quinndj@gmail.com

DJ Quinn

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415) 422-6862
arappe@usfca.edu

Angelika Rappe

Adjunct Professor

Angelika Rappe has a B.A. in Liberal Arts and an MA in English with a concentration in TESOL from San Francisco State University. She has experience teaching ESL at all levels. She taught at the American Language Institute at San Francisco State University and at Cañada College in Redwood City. She has taught ESL at the University of San Francisco since 2008 and she currently also teaches at the Academy of Art University in downtown San Francisco. She also worked for many years as a photographer before becoming a teacher.

Tel: 415-422-6243
kwread@usfca.edu

Kate Read

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-2862
robertsr@usfca.edu

Rick Roberts

Adjunct Professor, Music Program, Rhetoric and Language

Rick Roberts is now approaching his 22nd season of conducting both Voices and Voices sub-groups (Men's, Women's, Jazz, and Six). Roberts is an alumni of both USF and SF State.

Tel: 415-422-6862
rarohr@usfca.edu

Robert Rohr

Adjunct Professor

Robert Rohr received a B.A. in English literature form Baruch College/City University of New York, and an MA in TESOL from San Francisco State University. Additionally, he has a certificate in the Teaching of Post-Secondary Reading from SFSU. Aside from currently teaching reading and writing at USF, he has taught at San Francisco State University, San Francisco City College, Queens College/New York City, and San Francisco's Academy of Art University.

Tel:
arrojas@usfca.edu

Ana Rojas

Adjunct Professor

Ana Rojas holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from The University of California, Irvine, and an M.A. & Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Cornell University. She specializes in Decadent literature and representations of feminine sexuality in late-nineteenth-century fiction. Her scholarly interests also include the first-year student experience in Jesuit higher education. Before joining the faculty at USF, she taught composition and literature at The University of Scranton, in Pennsylvania.

Tel: 415-422-6033
romom@usfca.edu

Mary Romo

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415) 422-6862
srosenfeld@usfca.edu

Shelli Rosenfeld

Adjunct Professor

Shelli Rosenfeld teaches English as a Second Language to students all over the Bay Area. She specializes in Intensive English for Academic Purposes, English for Specific Purposes, pronunciation and improving daily communication skills. She has an M.A. in TESOL from San Francisco State University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law.

Tel: 415-422-6243
jbryan2@usfca.edu

John Ryan

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
jschepmann@usfca.edu

Jill Schepmann

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415) 422-6862
cmschultes@usfca.edu

Cynthia Schultes

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6862
jnsofianos@usfca.edu

Jason Sofianos

Adjunct Professor

Jason Sofianos began teaching English as a Second Language in Barcelona, Spain. Upon returning to the U.S., he completed an M.A. in TESOL from Teachers College, Columbia University. In addition to USF, he has taught a variety of ESL courses at New York University, the New School, Hunter College, DePaul University, Purdue University Calumet, Harold Washington College, UC Berkeley, and Academy of Art University.

Tel: 415-422-6243
jhsolomon@usfca.edu

Jeff Solomon

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
gmstahlricco@usfca.edu

Gina Stahl-Ricco

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
estecopoulos@usfca.edu

Eleni Stecopoulos

Adjunct Professor

Eleni Stecopoulos earned an A.B. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from theUniversity of Virginia, and a Ph.D. in English from the University at Buffalo. She teaches rhetoric and literature courses at USF. She is the author of two books: Visceral Poetics, a study of language, literature, and medicine (forthcoming in 2014); and Armies of Compassion, a poetry collection. Some of her current research and teaching interests include pre-Socratic rhetoric, the preservation and revitalization of endangered languages, the rhetoric of social movements, and the political efficacy of art. Other writing and research interests include ecology and poetry, healing rituals and sacred landscapes in the ancient world, and medical humanities.

Tel: 415-422-6243
osteele@usfca.edu

Orion Steele

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6243
cstimpson@usfca.edu

Cara Stimpson

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-5773
jasullivan@usfca.edu

Julie Sullivan

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6010
thompsone@usfca.edu

Ellen Thompson

Adjunct Professor

Ellen Thompson has been teaching lower division writing courses at USF—RHET 99, 110, and 120—since 2000. She has also taught upper-division and graduate-level expository writing, creative writing, critical thinking, college-level reading, and fire service courses. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing, an MA in English: Creative Writing, and graduate certificates to teach post-secondary reading and composition from San Francisco State. She has a BA in Social Science from Humboldt State, a Landscape Architecture certificate from Berkeley Extension, and many State Fire Marshal certificates that she earned during a 20-year firefighting career.

Tel: 415-422-6029
turoff@usfca.edu

Randy Turoff

Adjunct Professor

Tel: 415-422-6862
pbvahle@usfca.edu

Peter Vahle

Adjunct Professor

Tel: (415) 422-6862
dwiese@usfca.edu

David Wiese

Adjunct Professor

David Wiese has taught English as a second language and academic writing at University of California Berkeley, New York University, the New School, and Brooklyn College, and business English in Barcelona, Spain. He holds a Master's Degree in TESOL from Teacher's College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations from the University of California Santa Barbara. He is the author of Real Reading 2 and the upcoming Focus on Writing 2 from Pearson Longman ESL, and contributed to the 3rd edition of the Northstar Reading and Writing series.

Tel: 415-422-6243
etwilliams@usfca.edu

Elizabeth T. Williams

Adjunct Professor