Faculty


James Zarsadiaz

Program Director
(415) 422-4168

James Zarsadiaz is Assistant Professor of History and serves as Director of the Yuchengco Philippine Studies Program. His research and teaching...

Education:

PhD, History, Northwestern University | MA, History, Northwestern University | BA, American Studies and Political Science, George Washington University

Courses:

Ideal of Ctznshp:Hist Amer Ppl, Directed Study, History of the U.S., Asian American History, Ideal of Citizenship, The American City, United States History Seminar

Edith Borbon

Adjunct Professor and Language Liaison
(415) 422-5213

Edith R. Borbon was born and raised in Manila, the Philippines. At seventeen, she immigrated with her family to California. She earned a BA in...

Education:

BA in Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley | MS in Education, with a specialization in Intercultural Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Courses:

Directed Study, First Sem Filipino, Second Sem Filipino, Third Sem Filipino, First Semester Filipino/Tagalog, Second Semester Filipino/Tagalog, Third Semester Filipino/Tagalog

Claudine Del Rosario

Adjunct Professor

Claudine del Rosario teaches "Philippine History: Early Times to 1900" (YPSP 301), "Philippine History: 1900 to Present" (YPSP 310), "Filipino...

Education:

BA in Psychology, University of California, Berkeley | MA in Asian American Studies, San Francisco State University

Courses:

Philippine History: 1900-Present (CD), Knowledge Activism, Filipino Culture & Soc, Directed Study

Irene Faye Duller

Adjunct Instructor, Dance
(415) 422-3888

A street culture cognoscente, Professor Duller is a founding member of 8th Wonder (2000), the nation's premiere Pilipina/o performance poetry...

Education:

MA in Asian American Studies/Ethnic Studies (focusing on Contemporary Women Artists, Critical Artistry & Cultural Theory), San Francisco State University

Expertise:

Asian American studies, Ethnic studies, Dance, Critical artistry, Cultural theory, Pedagogy

Courses:

Hip Hop Dance and Culture, Intro to Philippine Studies, Barrio Fiesta: Introduction, Barrio Fiesta: Performance, Philippine History from Pre-Spanish Times to 1900, Directed Study

Joaquin Gonzalez III

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-5483

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III teaches international politics, Asian and Asian American social justice, migration, soft power, and public policy. Dr....

Courses:

Directed Reading & Research, International Politics of the Asia Pacific, Directed Study, Intro to Int'l Politics, Directed Study, Government and Politics of China and East Asia, Filipino Pols/Justice, Directed Study, Filipino Politics & Justice

Sydney Loyola

Adjunct Instructor, Dance
(415) 422-3888

Sydney Loyola toured internationally as a principal dancer of the Bayanihan Philippine National Folk Dance Company and was considered a protégé of...

Courses:

Philippine Dance and Culture, Filipino Music and Theology, Philippine Dance and Culture

Angelo Merino

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-2773

Professor Angelo Merino is an Adjunct Professor for the Yuchengco Philippine Studies Program and Asian Studies Program. He teaches YPSP 222:...

Education:

MA, Sports and Fitness Management, University of San Francisco | BS, Economics, San Sebastian College

Courses:

Philippine Boxing and Culture

Mark Miller

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6415

Mark T. Miller is Associate Professor of systematic theology and Associate Director of the St. Ignatius Institute. His interests focus on...

Education:

PhD, Theology, Boston College, 2008 | MA, Theology, Boston College, 2004 | BS, Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1996

Expertise:

Anthropology, Soteriology, Political theology, Trinity, Christology

Courses:

Theories of Ethics, St Ignatius Institute Symposium, Directed Study, Mystery of God/Mystery of the Human Person, FYS: First-Year Seminar, Who is Jesus? An Introduction to Christology, Philippine Theology and the Revolutions, Ethics, Directed Reading, Philippine Theology and the Revolutions

Barbara Reyes

Adjunct Professor

Barbara Jane Reyes was born in Manila, the Philippines, and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her BA in Ethnic Studies from UC...

Education:

BA in Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley | MFA, San Francisco State University

Courses:

Writing Workshop II, Contemporary American Poetry, Thesis I, Filipina Literature, Global Filipino Literature

Evelyn Rodriguez

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6112

Evelyn I. Rodriguez is a second-generation Pinay, who was born in Honolulu, raised in San Diego, and is now an Associate Professor for the University...

Education:

PhD, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley | MA, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley | BA, Sociology, University of California, San Diego

Courses:

Foreword: Contemporary Issues, Special Topics, Directed Study, Davies Seminar, Research Seminar III, Asians and Pacific Islanders in U.S. Society, People of Mixed Descent, Research Methods, Current Issues in Sociology, Directed Study, Sociology Capstone Sem

Jenifer Wofford

Adjunct Professor

Jenifer Wofford is a professional fine artist and illustrator who shows her work both nationally and internationally. She has presented projects in...

Education:

MFA, UC Berkeley | BFA, San Francisco Art Institute

Courses:

Drawing for Non-Majors, Art Fundamentals, Drawing I, FYS: First-Year Seminar, Sculpture I, Digital Photography I, Filipino American Arts, Illustration I, Special Topics, Directed Study/Research, Artist as Citizen, Special Topics, Filipino American Arts