Faculty and Staff

Hours of Operation

The availability of each faculty/staff member varies. Faculty and staff members are working a mix of on-campus and remotely. Faculty and staff members are still available through email, phone calls, or to meet virtually through Zoom online meetings. Please be sure to schedule in-person meetings before arriving on campus. 

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

Administration

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Cynthia B. Dillard, PhD

PhD, Multicultural Education and Educational Leadership, Washington State University
MSEd, Vocational Technical Education, Washington State University
BAEd, Marketing Education, Central Washington University

Dean, College of Education

Phone: (206) 296-5758

Building/Room: Loyola 500

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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

Associate Dean for Faculty Development & Justice Initiatives
Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-5773

Building/Room: Loyola 315

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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 for Academic and Student Affairs
Certification Officer
ADA Coordinator
Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)

Phone: (206) 296-2843

Building/Room: Loyola 503

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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

Chair of the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Social Justice
Associate Professor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (206) 296-5765

Building/Room: Loyola 310

Faculty and Staff

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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

Senior 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

Phone: (206) 296-6170

Building/Room: Loyola 505

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Juquatta Brewer

PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, University of the Cumberlands
MS, Community Counseling, St. Cloud State University
BA, Psychology, Oakland University

Assistant Clinical Professor, Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling (OCMHC)

Phone: (206) 296-2247

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Carolyn Burroughs

MEd, Early Childhood Education, University of Georgia
BA, English, The Ohio State University

Executive Coordinator

Phone: (206) 296-5758

Building/Room: Loyola 500C

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Joyce Cubelo

Budget Manager

Phone: (206) 296-2075

Building/Room: Loyola 500E

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Emily Efird

BA, Design, Seattle University

Senior Administrative Assistant, Professional and Continuing Education

Phone: (206) 296-2147

Building/Room: Loyola 514

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David Fainstein, PhD, NCSP

PhD, School Psychology, University of Oregon
MS, Special Education, University of Oregon
MA, School Psychology, Mount Saint Vincent University
BS, Psychology, University of Victoria

Assistant Professor, School Psychology (SPSY)

Phone: 206-296-2105

Building/Room: Loyola Hall 408

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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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GG Flint

MEd, Student Development Administration, Seattle University
BS, Business and Economics, North Park University

Senior Program Administrative Assistant
Master in Teaching (MIT), Special Education (SPED), Teacher Education Undergraduate Specialization (EDLS), Student Development Administration (SDA)

Phone: (206) 296-5750

Building/Room: Loyola 506

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Paige Gardner, PhD, MEd, BA

PhD, Higher Education, Specialization - Gender Equity and Leadership, Loyola University, Chicago
MEd, Student Development Administration, Seattle University
BA, Child Development, Mills College

Incoming Program Co-Director, Student Development Administration, (SDA)
Assistant Professor, Student Development Administration, (SDA)

Phone: (206) 296-2693

Building/Room: Loyola 407

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Jennifer Gess, PhD

PhD, Counselor Education and Counseling, Idaho State University
MA, Community Counseling/Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Seattle University
BA, Community Psychology, University of Washington, Bothell

Program Director, Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling (OCMHC)
Associate Clinical Professor, Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling (OCMHC)

Phone: 206) 296-2241

 

 

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Nikki Golden, PhD, LMFT, SUDP, MAC, CMHS

PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, Antioch University
MA, Clinical Psychology, Antioch University
BA, Human Behavior and Ethics, University of Washington

Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)

Phone: (206) 296-5753

Building/Room: Loyola 213

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Mary Graham, PhD

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

Program Director, School Counseling (SCOUN)
Professor, School Counseling (SCOUN)

Phone: (206) 296-5748

Building/Room: Loyola 214

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Omar Husain, PhD

PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Texas at San Antonio
MA, Counseling and Guidance, Texas A&M University-San Antonio
BA, Islamic Studies and Arabic, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
BS, Information and Decision Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)

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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

Principal Investigator, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)
Professor Emerita

Phone: (206) 296-5888

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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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Kristi Lee, PhD, LMHCA

PhD, Counselor Education, College of William and Mary
MA, Mental Health Counseling, Idaho State University
BA, Psychology (Summa Cum Laude), Kansas State University

Program Director, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)
Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)

Phone: (206) 296-5751

Building/Room: Loyola 206

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Viviane Lopuch, EdD, ACC

EdD, Organizational Leadership, Northeastern University
M.A., Organizational Communication and Leadership, Marist College
M.A., Organizational Management, University of Phoenix
B.S., Integrative Studies, Marist College

Assistant Clinical Professor, Educational and Organizational Learning and Leadership

Phone: 206-296-6171

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Colleen Loranger, MEd

MEd, Curriculum and Instruction: Special Education, Boston University
BA, English, Media and Cultural Studies, Macalester College

Instructor, Teacher Education (MIT and EDLS)

Phone: (206) 296-2345

Building/Room: Loyola 306

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Elaine Marcinek

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

Co-Investigator/Director, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-5761

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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 313

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Nora Maza

BA, Psychology, Texas A&M University
MS, Counseling, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Ph.D. in Counselor Education, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Assistant Clinical Professor, Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling (OCMHC)

Phone: (206) 296-2256

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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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Ashley Miller

Doctoral Candidate, Educational and Organizational Learning and Leadership, Seattle University
MFA, Arts Leadership, Seattle University
BFA, Painting and Drawing, Pacific Lutheran University

Senior Admissions Counselor

Phone: (206) 296-5774

Building/Room: Loyola 507

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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

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Janys Murphy Rising

PhD, Counselor Education, Oregon State University
MA, Counseling Psychology, Saint Martin's University
BA, Social Psychology, The Evergreen State College

Associate Clinical Professor, Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling (OCMHC)

Phone: (206) 296-2845

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Leah Rochelle

MA, Higher Education Administration, Boston College
BA, Psychology, Boston College

Senior Program Administrative Assistant
Educational Administration (EDAD), Educational & Organizational Learning & Leadership (EOLL), Educating Non-Native English Speakers (ENES), School Psychology (SPSY)

Phone: (206) 296-6139

Building/Room: Loyola 508

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Cassandra Rodriguez Giannakis

MA, Master in Teaching, Seattle University
BA, Humanities for Teaching, Seattle University

Field-Based Education Coordinator, Teacher Education (MIT)
Endorsement & Early Admissions Advisor, Teacher Education (MIT)

Phone: (509) 430-3512

Building/Room: Loyola 402

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Lisa Rudduck PhD, LMHC, SUDP

Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision, Antioch University
MA, Mental Health Counseling, Seattle University
BA, Liberal Studies, Seattle University

Assistant Clinical Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)

Phone: 206-296-2682

Building/Room: Loyola 411

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Leesa Salcedo

Senior Program Administrative Assistant
Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling (OCMHC)

Phone: (206) 296-2841

Building/Room: Loyola 512

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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)
Program Director, 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

Director of Digital Content and Accessibility, Center for Change in Transition Services (CCTS)

Phone: (206) 296-5908

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Julia Shoots

BA, Communication Studies, minor in Psychology, Grand Valley State University

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

Phone: 206-296-2468

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Ben Smith

BS, Computer Science, Seattle University

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

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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)
Associate Professor, Educating Non-Native English Speakers (ENES)

Phone: (206) 296-5771

Building/Room: Loyola 410

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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

Program Director, Student Development Administration (SDA)
Senior Instructor and Internship Program Coordinator, Student Development Administration (SDA)

Phone: (206) 296-2354

Building/Room: Loyola 412

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Brian Taberski, EdD

EdD, Education Leadership, Seattle University
M.Div., Theology & Ministry, Boston College
BA, Religious Studies, Canisius College

Interim Program Director
Assistant Clinical Professor, Educational and Organizational Learning and Leadership

Phone: (206) 296-6168

Building/Room: Loyola 406

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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 Florida

Professor, Educational and Organizational Learning and Leadership
Founding Director, Center for Social Transformation and Leadership
Special Assistant to the Provost for Strategic Directions

Phone: (206) 296-6061

Building/Room: Admin 129

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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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Abby Jo Walker

Senior Program Administrative Assistant
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC), School Counseling (SCOUN)

Phone: (206) 296-5759

Building/Room: Loyola 512

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Trenia Walker, Ph.D

Ph.D, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Houston
M.A., History, University of Houston
B.A., English, University of Houston.

Visiting Professor, Educational and Organizational Learning and Leadership

Phone: (206) 296-2194

Building/Room: Loyola 414

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MacPherson Worobec

Counseling Internship Placement & Licensing Coordinator
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC), School Counseling (SCOUN), Online Clinical Mental Health Counseling (OCMHC)

Phone: (206) 296-5780

Building/Room: Loyola 509