Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff members are working remotely in effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Faculty and staff members are still available through email, phone calls, or to meet virtually through Zoom online meetings.

Hours of Operation

The availability of each faculty/staff member varies. The College of Education is open Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm. On Fridays during the summer quarter we close at 3:00pm. A calendar with University holidays and closures can be found here

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Paulette Kidder, PhD

PhD, Philosophy, Boston College

Interim Dean, College of Education
Associate Professor, Philosophy

Phone: (206) 296-5758

Building/Room: Loyola 500

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Manivong Ratts, PhD, LMHC, NCC

PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, Oregon State University
MS, Counseling, Oregon State University
BA, Psychology, Western Washington University

Associate Dean
Chair, Leadership and Professional Studies Department (AEDT, COUN, EDLR, SDAD, TESOL)
Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-2843

Building/Room: Loyola 216

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Cinda Johnson, EdD

EdD, Special Education, University of Washington
MA, Curriculum and Instruction & Administration, Gonzaga University
BS, Special Education and Elementary Education, University of Idaho

Chair, Teaching, Learning and Social Justice Department (EDAD, ENES, TEED, SPED, SPSY)
Program Director, Associate Professor, Special Education (SPED)
Principal Investigator, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)
Interim ADA Coordinator

Phone: (206) 296-5888

Building/Room: Loyola 310

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Carol Adams, PhD

PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, Language, Literacy and Culture, University of Washington
MEd, Language and Literacy, Harvard Graduate School of Education
BA, English Literature, Emory University

Instructor, Teacher Education (MIT)
Program Director, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-5769

Building/Room: Loyola 317

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Beth Armitage

Assessment, Certification and Records Specialist
Certification Officer

Phone: (206) 296-6170

Building/Room: Loyola 505

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Charisse Cowan Pitre, PhD

PhD, Curriculum & Instruction, University of North Texas
MA, Curriculum & Instruction, Seattle University
BA, English, University of Washington

Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)
Director, Middle College Partnership

Phone: (206) 296-5773

Building/Room: Loyola 315

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Peggy Fine

BA, Communications, Washington State University
Advancement Resources Training

Development Director

Phone: (206) 296-1896

Building/Room: Loyola 513

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Mary Graham, PhD

PhD, Counseling, Oregon State University
MS, Psychology, Eastern Washington University
BA, Law and Justice, Central Washington University

Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-5748

Building/Room: Loyola 214

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Arie Greenleaf, PhD

PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Iowa
MA, Counseling, Clemson University
BS, Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-4352

Building/Room: Loyola 217

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Jennifer Gordon

Program Coordinator
Educating Non-Native English Speakers (ENES), Master in Teaching (MIT), Special Education (SPED), Teacher Education and Field-Based Education (EDLS)

Phone: (206) 296-5750

Building/Room: Loyola 506

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Gary Hale

MA, Ministry Leadership, Rockbridge Seminary
BA, Theology, Seattle Pacific University

Project Specialist, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Building/Room: Loyola 304

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Yunee Ham

Senior Administrative Assistant, Professional and Continuing Education

Phone: (206) 296-2147

Building/Room: Loyola 514

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Kris Hirschmann

MEd, Curriculum and Instruction, City University
BA, Special Education, Central Washington University
BA, Physical Education, Pacific Lutheran University

Director of Transition Services: Curriculum & Training, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-2245

Building/Room: Loyola 510

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Ted Kalmus, MPA

MPA, University of Washington
BA, English, Vassar College

Program Director, Educational Administration (EDAD)
Instructor, Educational Administration (EDAD)

Phone: (206) 296-5798

Building/Room: Loyola 415

 

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Julie Kang, PhD, NBCT

PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Washington
MA, Administration and Gifted Education, California State University
BA, Fine Arts, University of California, Los Angeles

Director, Professional and Continuing Education

Phone: (206) 296-5777

Building/Room: Loyola 514

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Leonard Kusina

Temporary Program Administrative Assistant

Phone: (206) 296-5759

Building/Room: Loyola 512

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Tat Chiu Lam

Budget Manager

Phone: (206) 296-2075

Building/Room: Loyola 500G

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Kristi Lee, PhD, LPC, NCC

PhD, Counselor Education, College of William and Mary
MA, Mental Health Counseling, Idaho State University
BA, Psychology, Kansas State University

Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-5751

Building/Room: Loyola 206

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Jacqueline Leibsohn, PhD

PhD, Counseling Psychology, Colorado State University
MS, Counseling Psychology, Colorado State University
BA, Psychology, University of California

Program Director, Counseling (COUN)
Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-5766

Building/Room: Loyola 212

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Eunice MacGill

Executive Coordinator

Phone: (206) 296-5758

Building/Room: Loyola 500C

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Elaine Marcinek

MBA, Change Leadership, City University of Seattle
BA, Business Administration, University of Washington

Director, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-5761

Building/Room: Loyola 500

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Margit McGuire, PhD

PhD, Curriculum & Instruction, University of Oregon
MA, Special Education, Central Washington State
BA, Elementary Education, minor in Social Studies, Washington State University

Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-5797

Building/Room: Loyola 316

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Meghan McNeil

Director of Marketing & Communications

Phone: (206) 296-6966

Building/Room: Loyola 511

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Gregory Moy, PhD

PhD, School Psychology, Loyola University, Chicago
MEd, Educational Psychology, Loyola University, Chicago
BA, Neuroscience & Psychology, Macalester College

Assistant Professor, School Psychology (SPSY)

Phone: (206) 296-6267

Building/Room: Loyola 208

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Thai-Huy Nguyen, PhD

PhD, Education, University of Pennsylvania
MS, Education, University of Pennsylvania
BS, Commerce, Santa Clara University

Program Director, Student Development Administration (SDAD)
Assistant Professor, Student Development Administration (SDAD)

Phone: (206) 296-2693

Building/Room: Loyola 407

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Jason Parkin, PhD, NCSP

PhD, Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri
MA, Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri
BA, Psychology, University of Puget Sound

Assistant Clinical Professor, School Psychology (SPSY)

Phone: (206) 398-4585

Building/Room: Loyola 215

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Shane Pisani, PhD

PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Washington
MS, Rural Planning and Development, University of Guelph
BA, Geography, University of Guelph
BA, Education, Canisius College

Program Director, Undergraduate Teacher Education (EDLS)
Assistant Clinical Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)
Coordinator of Field-Based Education & Partnerships

Phone: (206) 296-5796

Building/Room: Loyola 318

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Shi Pu

MS, Computer Science, Georgia State University

Software Developer, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: 206-296-2205

Building/Room: Loyola 201

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Ana Margarita Rivero Arias, PhD

PhD, Teaching, Curriculum, & Learning, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
MA, Organizational Development, Universidad de Monterrey
MA, Education, Universidad de Monterrey
BS, Food Industry Engineering, Cum laude, Universidad de Monterrey

Assistant Clinical Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-2195

Building/Room: Loyola 309

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Stacey E. Robbins, EdD

DEd, Adult Learning and Leadership, Columbia University
MEd, Adult Learning and Leadership, Columbia University
MST, Secondary English Education, Fordham
BA, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan

Program Director, Adult Education and Training (AEDT)
Assistant Professor, Adult Education and Training (AEDT)

Phone: (206) 220-8257

Building/Room: Loyola 409

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Mark Roddy, PhD

PhD, Mathematics Education, University of Washington
MS, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
BS, Mathematics, University of California, Riverside

Associate Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-5765

Building/Room: Loyola 310

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Neria Sebastien, EdD

EdD, Educational Leadership, Concordia University
MST, Special Education, Fordham University
BA, Childhood Education, Concentration in Science Education, Brooklyn College
AA, Childhood Education, Concentration in Special Education, Caribbean Union Teacher's College

Assistant Professor, Special Education (SPED)

Phone: (206) 296-5775

Building/Room: Loyola 311

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Jay Shepherd

MS, Arts Management, University of Oregon
Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Administration, University of Oregon
BA, Liberal Studies in Elementary Education, Humboldt State University

Marketing and Communication Specialist, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-5908

Building/Room: Loyola 304

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Beverley Silver, MAEd

MAEd, K-12 Art Education, Washington University
BFA, Sculpture and K-12 Teacher Certification, Washington University

Educator Career Services Coordinator

Phone: (206) 296-5780

Building/Room: Loyola 509

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Ben Smith

BS, Computer Science, Seattle University

Software Developer, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Building/Room: Loyola 201

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Laurie Stevahn, PhD

PhD, Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota
MEd, Curriculum & Instruction, Seattle Pacific University
BA, Political Science, Pacific Lutheran University

Professor, College of Education

Phone: (206) 296-2559

Building/Room: Loyola 314

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Erin Swezey, MPS, MA

MPS, Pastoral Studies, Seattle University
MA, College Student Personnel Administration, Michigan State University
BS, Human Development, University of California, Davis

Instructor and Internship Director, Student Development Administration (SDAD)

Phone: (206) 296-2354

Building/Room: Loyola 412

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Colette Taylor, EdD

EdD, Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations, University of Florida
MA, Counselor Education, University of Florida
BS, Psychology, University of Flordia

Director, Center for Social Transformation and Leadership
Program Director, Educational Leadership (EDLR)
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership (EDLR)

Phone: (206) 296-6061

Building/Room: Loyola 405

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Pamela Taylor, PhD

PhD, Curriculum & Instruction, Mississippi State University
MS, Curriculum & Instruction, Mississippi State University
MA, Curriculum & Instruction, Governors State University
BA, Social Work, Chicago State University

Associate Professor

Phone: (206) 296-2678

Building/Room: Loyola 312

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Ceradwen Tokheim, MA

MA, Library & Information Science, University of Washington iSchool
BA, Studio Art, The Evergreen State College

Instructional Designer

Phone: (206) 296-6173

Building/Room: Loyola 414

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Ashli D. Tyre, EdD, NCSP

EdD, Educational Psychology (School Psychology), Northern Arizona University
MA, School Psychology, Northern Arizona University
BS, Psychology, Ball State University

Program Director, School Psychology (SPSY)
Professor, School Psychology (SPSY)

Phone: (206) 296-5776

Building/Room: Loyola 207

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Patricia E. Venegas-Weber, PhD

PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin - Madison
MS, Educational Administration and Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison
BA, English, Catholic University of Chile

Assistant Clinical Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-5756

Building/Room: Loyola 307

 

 

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Kerry Soo Von Esch, PhD

PhD, Language, Literacy and Culture, University of Washington
MEd, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), University of Maryland
BS, Biology and BA equivalence in Spanish, Bucknell University

Program Director, Educating Non-Native English Speakers (ENES)
Assistant Professor, Educating Non-Native English Speakers (ENES)

Phone: (206) 296-5771

Building/Room: Loyola 410

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Genet Yadetta

Senior Program Administrative Assistant
Adult Education and Training (AEDT), Educational Administration (EDAD), Educational Leadership (EDLR), School Psychology (SPSY), Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Phone: (206) 296-6139

Building/Room: Loyola 508

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Erica Yamamura, PhD

PhD, Education, University of California, Los Angeles
MA, Education, University of California, Los Angeles
BA, University of California, Los Angeles

Associate Professor, Student Development Administration (on leave 2019-2020)
Consultant

Phone: (206) 296-2105

Building/Room: Loyola 408

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Jian Yang, PhD

PhD, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Florida State University
MEd, State University of New York (SUNY)
BA, Foreign Language Institute, Luoyang, China

Professor Emeritus