Faculty


Allison Thorson

Program Director
(415) 422-5703

Allison Thorson joined the faculty at USF in 2009. She is a committee member on the Interdisciplinary Minor in Aging and Gerontology and Chair of the...

Education:

PhD, Communication Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln | MA, Missouri State University | BA, University of Northern Iowa

Courses:

Quantitative Research Methods, The Dark Side of Interpersonal/Family Communication, Family Communication, Communication & Aging, Directed Project, Communication Studies Internship, Research Methods

Eve-Anne Doohan

Associate Professor and Chair of Communication Studies
(415) 422-5367

Eve-Anne Doohan joined the faculty at USF in 2004. She studies the communication of married couples, with a particular interest in relational history...

Education:

PhD/MA, Speech Communication, University of Washington | BA, Communication Arts, Gonzaga University

Courses:

Communication & Everyday Life, Relational Communication, Family Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Directed Project, Communication Studies Internship

Diana Lattimore

Associate Professor
(415) 422-2141

Diana Lattimore, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Kinesiology Department at the University of San Francisco. She teaches Exercise Psychology,...

Education:

PhD, The University of South Carolina

Courses:

Directed Study, Introduction to Kinesiology, Sport & Exercise Psychology , Exercise and Health Promotion, Exercise and Healthy Kids, Professional Practicum

Helen Maniates

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
(415) 422-5917

Helen Maniates, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Teacher Education and coordinator of the Master of Arts of Teaching Reading Program in the School...

Education:

PhD in Language, Literacy and Culture, University of California, Berkeley, 2010

Courses:

Learning and Teaching, Multiple Subject Curriculum and Instruction: Early Literacy, Literacy Leadership, Research, and Practice, Reading Practicum: Supervised Field Experiences, Directed Study

Noriko Milman

Associate Professor
(415) 422-5173

Noriko Milman received her BA in Women's Studies and Sociology, and her MA and PhD in Sociology, all from UCLA. She was a Visiting Assistant...

Education:

PhD, Sociology, UCLA | MA, Sociology, UCLA | BA, Women's Studies and Sociology, UCLA

Courses:

Intro to Teaching Profession, Intro to Sociology, U.S. Inequalities and Social Justice, Research Methods, Urban Education, Social Worlds of Children, Sociology of Education, Career Exploration & Planning, Directed Study

Saralyn Ruff

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-4376

Professor Ruff received a Master in Education, a Master in Couples and Family Therapy, and a doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies. She...

Education:

MEd, Counseling, Family and Human Services, University of Oregon | MEd, Couples and Family Therapy, University of Oregon | PhD, Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University

Courses:

General Psychology, Research Design, Abnormal Psychology, Child Maltreatment, Advanced Research Methods, Psychology Practicum

Shannon Siegel

Associate Professor

Shannon Siegel, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of San Francisco. She teaches courses in the areas...

Education:

PhD, Michigan State University

Courses:

Lifetime Fitness and Wellness , Laboratory, Introduction to Kinesiology, Measurement and Statistics, Special Topics in KIN, Motor Development, Motor Learning

Contact Info

Office of Child and Youth Studies

Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Kalmanovitz Hall 313 / 332
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1082
(415) 422-5703