Faculty

Michael R. Hillis, Ph.D.

Dean & Professor - Graduate School of Education
University of Washington 1994
Multicultural education; Moral and ethical dimensions of schooling

Trudy Tuttle Arriaga, Ed.D.

Associate Dean of Equity and Outreach, Program Director, Oxnard & Main Campus M.A. in Educational Leadership & Distinguished Educator in Residence
35 years in K-12 education and a successful superintendent for 14 years. Authored a book on cultural proficiency.

Counselor Education

Dan Tillapaugh, Ph.D.

Department Chair

Associate Professor of Counselor Education
University of San Diego 2012
Intersectionality in higher education, college men and masculinities, LGBT issues in higher ed, college student leadership development and education

Heidi Coronado, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Counselor Education

Cynthia L. Jew, Ph.D.

Professor, Counselor Education Department
Doctor of Philosophy 1991
Cultural Proficiency and School Psychology

Homero Magaña Magaña, M.A./M.S./PPS

Instructor, Graduate School of Education

Angela Rowley, M.S.

Lecturer of Counselor Education

Educational Leadership

Diane Rodriguez-Kiino, Ph.D.

Department Chair

Professor of Educational Leadership
University of Southern California 2004
international and intercultural higher education

Victoria L. Kelly, Ed.D.

Lecturer and Program Director, Santa Maria M.A. in Educational Leadership

Chris Kimball, Ph.D.

Professor
The University of Chicago 1989
His scholarly work is in the field of American history, with a specialization in social history, urban history, and the history of sport.

Nicolas G. Mize, Ed.D.

Lecturer
California Lutheran University 2015
Curriculum, instruction, and assessment K-12. District program evaluation. Organizational culture and change management.

Edlyn Vallejo Peña, Ph.D.

Director of Doctoral Program & Professor
Students with autism and other disabilities in higher education

Jason Peplinski, EdD

Distinguished Educator in Residence, Graduate School of Education
Courses: EDLD 568, EDLD 570, and EDLD 624
California Lutheran University 2014
Educational policy and leadership

Learning and Teaching

Tymika Wesley, Ed.D.

Department Chair

Associate Professor

Beth Brennan, Ph.D.

Director of Special Education and Associate Professor of Special Education
Kent State University 1997

Michael N. Cosenza, Ed.D.

Professor of Education
California Lutheran University 2010

Michele R. Dean, Ed.D.

Lecturer and Field Placement Director
California Lutheran University 2006
Areas of expertise include K-8 dual language instruction/programs, working with diverse student populations, equity, and school/district and community outreach.

Maureen Reilly Lorimer, Ph.D.

Professor of Education
Claremont Graduate University 2007
arts education, equity, diversity, and inclusion, graduate research

Michael McCambridge, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Sofia Ramirez Davis, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program Director
Courses: EDDH 516

Lory Selby, Ed.D.

Senior Lecturer
Pepperdine University

Kelsie Sims-Schneider, MED

Visiting Lecturer

Mel Spence, Ed.D.

Assistant Dean of Assessment and Accreditation, GSOE TPA coordinator, and Associate Professor of Education

Brandy Yee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Director of Liberal Studies in Education Program

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