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Staff Directory

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Hideki Abera, MA
Director of International Development
Phone: 949-480-4208
Fax: 949-480-4260
abera@soka.edu


Mihyun Ahn
Library Assistant
Phone: 949-480-4206
Fax: 949-480-4110
mahn@soka.edu


Helen Alexander, MS
Library Assistant
Phone: 949-480-4320
Fax: 949-480-4110
halexander@soka.edu


Robert Allinson, PhD
Professor of Philosophy
Phone: 949-480-4030
Fax: 949-480-4264
rallinson@soka.edu


Caroline Andrew
Master Electrician
Phone: 949-480-4388
Fax: 949-480-4258
candrew@soka.edu


Robert Armatys
Help Desk Technician II
Phone: 949-480-4236
Fax: 949-480-4258
rarmatys@soka.edu


Archibald E. Asawa
Vice President for Finance & Administration
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: 949-480-4006
Fax: 949-480-4264
asawa@soka.edu


B
Shane Barter, PhD
Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics
Associate Director of the Pacific Basin Research Center
Phone: 949-480-4487
Fax: 949-480-4158
sbarter@soka.edu


Peggy Bennink
Assistant to the Faculty
Phone: 949-480-4275
Fax: 949-480-4261
mbennink@soka.edu


Harleen Bhandari, PhD
Writing Specialist
Phone: 949-480-4386
Fax: 949-480-4126
hbhandari@soka.edu


Rutvi Bhatt
Project Manager for Web Development
Phone: 949-480-4226
Fax: 949-480-4258
rbhatt@soka.edu


Shannon Blas, MBA, MFA
Patron Services Manager
Phone: 949-480-4398
Fax: 949-480-4177
sblas@soka.edu


Patrick Boivin, MA
Assistant Cross Country & Track and Field Coach
Phone: 949-480-4329
Fax: 949-480-4093
pboivin@soka.edu


Allana Joy Bourne
Writing Specialist
Phone: 949-480-4469
Fax: 949-480-4067
abourne@soka.edu


Jackie Brodsky, RNP
Health Services Nurse Practitioner
Phone: 949-480-4143
Fax: 949-480-4246
jbrodsky@soka.edu


George Busenberg, PhD
Associate Professor of Environmental Management and Policy
Director of Environmental Studies
Phone: 949-480-4213
Fax: 949-480-4261
gbusenberg@soka.edu


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Ryan Caldwell, PhD
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Phone: 949-480-4325
Fax: 949-480-4243
rcaldwell@soka.edu


Monika Calef, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physical Geography
Phone: 949-480-4323
Fax: 949-480-4263
mcalef@soka.edu


Marine Cano
Director of Soccer, Men's and Women's Head Soccer Coach
Phone: 949-480-4175
Fax: 949-480-4093
mcano@soka.edu


Jennifer Carrillo, MA
Head Athletic Trainer
Phone: 949-480-4449
Fax: 949-480-4093
jcarrillo@soka.edu


Anna Cavness, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - French
Phone: 949-480-4424
Fax: 949-480-4157
acavness@soka.edu


Cathy Cervantes
Graphic Designer
Phone: 949-480-4067
Fax: 949-480-4260
ccervantes@soka.edu


Wan-Chin Chang, DMA
Adjunct Instructor - Music
Phone: 949-480-4137
Fax: 949-480-4263
wchang@soka.edu


Esther S. Chang, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Phone: 949-480-4240
Fax: 949-480-4126
echang@soka.edu


Maritess Chao, MBA, CPA, CISA, CIA
Project Director
Phone: 949-480-4078
Fax: 949-480-4260
mchao@soka.edu


Selena Chau
Library Assistant
Phone: 949-480-4121
Fax: 949-480-4110
schau@soka.edu


Hong-Yi Chen, PhD
Professor of Economics
Phone: 949-480-4023
Fax: 949-480-4264
hchen@soka.edu


Teri Chester
Assistant to the Faculty
Phone: 949-480-4146
Fax: 949-480-4261
tchester@soka.edu


Jacqueline Chin, MS
Human Resources Coordinator, Student Employment
Phone: 949-480-4168
Fax: 949-480-4164
jchin@soka.edu


Stacey Choi
Manager of Financial Aid
Phone: 949-480-4048
Fax: 949-480-4151
schoi@soka.edu


Grace Christianson
Assistant to the Finance Department
Phone: 949-480-4156
Fax: 949-480-4259
gchristianson@soka.edu


Darin Ciccotelli, PhD
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
Director of the Writing Program
Phone: 949-480-4321
Fax: 949-480-4261
dciccotelli@soka.edu


Karen Clarke
Writing Specialist
Phone: 949-480-4349
Fax: 949-480-4067
kclarke@soka.edu


Cindy Cohen
Financial Aid Data Analyst
Phone: 949-480-4042
Fax: 949-480-4151
ccohen@soka.edu


Sandra Colantonio, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - French
Phone: 949-480-4120
Fax: 949-480-4157
scolantonio@soka.edu


Scott Collins
Operations Manager, Facility Service Partners
Phone: 949-480-4092
Fax: 949-480-4093
scollins@soka.edu


Rebecca Cortez
Assistant to the Faculty
Phone: 949-480-4274
Fax: 949-480-4264
rcortez@soka.edu


Kathy A. Crilly, APP, CPM
Director of Purchasing
Phone: 949-480-4123
Fax: 949-480-4259
crilly@soka.edu


Adam Crossen
Head Coach, Swimming & Diving and Water Polo
Phone: 949-480-4426
Fax: 949-480-4093
acrossen@soka.edu


Tomas Crowder-Taraborelli, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies
Phone: 949-480-4327
Fax: 949-480-4243
tcrowdertaraborrelli@soka.edu
http://www.tcrowdertaraborrelli.com/

Andrew Crowell
Assistant Swim Coach
Phone: 949-480-4343
Fax: 949-480-4093
acrowell@soka.edu


Lisa Crummett, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Phone: 949-480-4369
Fax: 949-480-4158
lcrummett@soka.edu


Jennifer Cunningham, MA, MS
Manager of Career Services
Phone: 949-480-4191
Fax: 949-480-4243
jcunningham@soka.edu


D
Richard Daily
Admission Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4050
Fax: 949-480-4151
rdaily@soka.edu


Anhthu Dang, MS, MFT
Counselor
Phone: 949-480-4192
Fax: 949-480-4243
adang@soka.edu


Wanna Dean, MS
Residence Hall Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4016
Fax: 949-480-4293
wdean@soka.edu


Lisa Deiser
Assistant Director of Residential Operations and Planning
Phone: 949-480-4149
Fax: 949-480-4648
ldeiser@soka.edu


Vuslat Demirkoparan, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
Manager of the Writing Center
Phone: 949-480-4024
Fax: 949-480-4067
vdemirkoparan@soka.edu


Yumiko Dittmar
Student Accounts Assistant/Cashier
Phone: 949-480-4043
Fax: 949-480-4151
ydittmar@soka.edu


Malgorzata Domagala, MA
Library Assistant
Phone: 949-480-4109
Fax: 949-480-4110
mdomagala@soka.edu


Astrid Dorantes
Admission Counselor
Phone: 949-480-4145
Fax: 949-480-4151
adorantes@soka.edu


Armando DuBon Jr.
Manager of Audio Visual Services
Phone: 949-480-4233
Fax: 949-480-4258
adubon@soka.edu


Brian Durick, MS
Assistant Director for Residential Education
Phone: 949-480-4018
Fax: 949-480-4647
bdurick@soka.edu


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Donnie L. Ellis
Fitness and Weight Training Instructor
Phone: 949-480-4142
Fax: 949-480-4001
dellis@soka.edu


Aliaa El Sandouby, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - Art History
Phone: 949-480-4338
Fax: 949-480-4157
aelsandouby@soka.edu


Sarah England, PhD
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Director of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Phone: 949-480-4051
Fax: 949-480-4261
sengland@soka.edu


Jill English, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - Wellness
Phone: 949-480-4399
Fax: 949-480-4264
jenglish@soka.edu


Juliana Essen, PhD
Writing Specialist
Phone: 949-480-4218
Fax: 949-480-4067
jessen@soka.edu


F
Xianxian Fang
Adjunct Instructor - Chinese
Phone: 949-480-4486
Fax: 949-480-4261
xfang@soka.edu


Edward M. Feasel, PhD
Dean of Faculty
Professor of Economics
Phone: 949-480-4133
Fax: 949-480-4263
feasel@soka.edu


Lorie Ferrer
Administrative Assistant, Student Health Services
Phone: 949-480-4143
Fax: 949-480-4246
lferrer@soka.edu


Amparo Font, MA
Adjunct Instructor - Spanish
Phone: 949-480-4059
Fax: 949-480-4261
afont@soka.edu


Gigi Freeman, MS
Head Coach, Track & Field and Cross Country
Phone: 949-480-4477
Fax: 949-480-4092
rcharlson@soka.edu


Fran Fujii
Assistant to the Director of Study Abroad and International Internships
Phone: 949-480-4127
Fax: 949-480-4264
ffujii@soka.edu


G
Arie Galles, MFA
Professor of Painting/Drawing
Director of Creative Arts
Phone: 949-480-4167
Fax: 949-480-4263
agalles@soka.edu
http://www.ariegalles.com

Andy Garcia
Operations Supervisor, Facility Service Partners
Phone: 949-480-4095
Fax: 949-480-4093
agarcia@soka.edu


Jeffrey Gardea
Systems Administrator
Phone: 949-480-4215
Fax: 949-480-4258
jgardea@soka.edu


Oleg Gelikman, PhD
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
Phone: 949-480-4241
Fax: 949-480-4126
ogelikman@soka.edu


Derrick Gilbert, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - Sociology
Phone: 949-480-4396
Fax: 949-480-4157
dgilbert@soka.edu


Gilles Glacet, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of French Language & Culture
Phone: 949-480-4084
Fax: 949-480-4158
gglacet@soka.edu


Michael D. Golden, DMA
Professor of Music Composition and Theory
Phone: 949-480-4025
Fax: 949-480-4263
golden@soka.edu


Padmapriya Gollapudi
Adjunct Instructor - Economics
Phone: 949-480-4417
Fax: 949-480-4128
pgollapudi@soka.edu


Michelle Gomez-Arguello
General Manager, Bon Appetit
Phone: 949-480-4087
Fax: 949-480-4249
marguello@soka.edu


Wendy Gonaver
Adjunct Instructor - American Experience
Phone: 949-480-4066
Fax: 949-480-4263
wgonaver@soka.edu


Kathy Gooch
Accounting Manager
Phone: 949-480-4122
Fax: 949-480-4259
kgooch@soka.edu


Marilyn Gove, MS
Manager of Student Recruitment Events and Programs
Phone: 949-480-4131
Fax: 949-480-4151
mgove@soka.edu


Maura Grainger
Coordinator of Admission Operations
Phone: 949-480-4383
Fax: 949-480-4151
mgrainger@soka.edu


Philip Grant, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - International Studies
Phone: 949-480-4393
Fax: 949-480-4157
pgrant@soka.edu


H
Daniel Y. Habuki, PhD
President and Professor of Economics
Phone: 949 480-4005
Fax: 949-480-4264
habuki@soka.edu


M. Robert Hamersley, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Phone: 949-480-4409
Fax: 949-480-4263
rhamersley@soka.edu


Lynn Hamilton-Gamman
Assistant to the Director of the Writing Program
Phone: 949-480-4044
Fax: 949-480-4067
lhamiltongamman@soka.edu


Bryan Hanmer
Manager of Special Facilities
Phone: 949-480-4251
Fax: 949-480-4164
bhanmer@soka.edu


Wendy Harder, MBA, APR
Director of Community Relations
Phone: 949-480-4081
Fax: 949-480-4260
wwharder@soka.edu


Tom Harkenrider
Chief of Operations
Phone: 949-480-4091
Fax: 949-480-4001
harkenrider@soka.edu


John M. Heffron, PhD
Dean of Students
Professor of History
Title IX & Section 504 Deputy Coordinator For Students
Phone: 949-480-4028
Fax: 949-480-4243
heffron@soka.edu


Michelle Hobby-Mears, MBA
Director of Student Activities and Residential Life
Phone: 949-480-4134
Fax: 949-480-4243
mhobby@soka.edu


Nancy Hodes, PhD
Professor of Chinese Language & Culture
Phone: 949-480-4029
Fax: 949-480-4126
nhodes@soka.edu


Anthony D. Houghton
Receptionist
Phone: 949-480-4000
Fax: 949-480-4260
ahoughton@soka.edu


Dongyoun Hwang, PhD
Professor of Asian Studies
Phone: 949-480-4031
Fax: 949-480-4264
dhwang@soka.edu


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Mary Iribarren, PhD
Professor of Spanish Language and Culture
Phone: 949-480-4022
Fax: 949-480-4261
miribarren@soka.edu


Osamu Ishiyama, PhD
Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Culture
Phone: 949-480-4328
Fax: 949-480-4263
oishiyama@soka.edu


J
Juvenal Jabel
Network Administrator
Phone: 949-480-4228
Fax: 949-480-4258
jjabel@soka.edu


Sally Johnson
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant to the Office of Enrollment Services & Student Records
Phone: 949-480-4147
Fax: (949) 480-4151
sjohnson@soka.edu


Allison Johnson, MFA, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - Music History, Music Composition
Phone: 949-480-4068
Fax: 949-480-4263
ajohnson@soka.edu


Kathleen Jorgensen
Assistant to the Office of Study Abroad and International Internships
Phone: 949-480-4423
Fax: 949-480-4264
kjorgensen@soka.edu


K
Sarah Kakusho
Audio Visual Technician I
Phone: 949-480-4041
Fax: 949-480-4258
skakusho@soka.edu


Ann Kalscheur, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - Spanish
Phone: 949-480-4027
Fax: 949-480-4128
akalscheur@soka.edu


Margaret Kasahara, MA
Manager of International Student Services
Phone: 949-480-4135
Fax: 949-480-4151
mkasahara@soka.edu


Mary Patrick Kavanaugh
Director of Soka Changemakers Program
Phone: 949-480-4115
Fax: 949-480-4264
mkavanaugh@soka.edu


Elizabeth Kawai, MS
Assistant to the Vice-President for Finance and Administration
Phone: 949-480-4003
Fax: 949-480-4264
ekawai@soka.edu


John Pavel Kehlen, MA
Lecturer of Asian Literature
Phone: 949-480-4210
Fax: 949-480-4263
jkehlen@soka.edu


Linda Kennedy
Director of Philanthropy
Phone: 949-480-4072
Fax: 949-480-4260
lkennedy@soka.edu


Mitsu (Eric) Kimura, MBA, MLIS, EdD
University Archivist & Photographer and Senior Advisor to Development
Phone: 949-480-4070
Fax: 949-480-4260
mkimura@soka.edu


Jimmy King
Coordinator for National Student Recruitment
Phone: 949480-4019
Fax: 949-480-4151
jking@soka.edu


Katherine M. King, PHR
Director of Human Resources
Title IX & Section 504 Coordinator for Faculty, Staff and Others
Phone: 949-480-4161
Fax: 949-480-4164
kking@soka.edu


Mark Kirchner
Adjunct Instructor - Photography
Phone: 949-480-4064
Fax: 949-480-4264
mkirchner@soka.edu


Larry Klevos, MA
Writing Specialist
Phone: 949-480-4061
Fax: 949-480-4067
lklevos@soka.edu


L
Alfred Lang, MFA
Adjunct Instructor - Music
Phone: 949-480-4397
Fax: 949-480-4263
alang@soka.edu


Nanci Lawson
Product Manager - Campus Solutions/ANGEL
Phone: 949-480-4222
Fax: 949-480-4258
lawson@soka.edu


Robert Lawson
Application & System Specialist
Phone: 949-480-4224
Fax: 949-480-4258
rlawson@soka.edu


Angela Leong
Systems Specialist
Phone: 949-480-4488
Fax: 949-480-4258
aleong@soka.edu


Yuan Liang, MLIS
Systems Librarian
Phone: 949-480-4113
Fax: 949-480-4110
yliang@soka.edu


Xiaoxing Liu, PhD
Associate Professor of Chinese Language & Culture
Director of the Language and Culture Program
Phone: 949-480-4074
Fax: 949-480-4126
xliu@soka.edu


Bethany Lobo, MPEd
Athletic Equipment and Operations Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4153
Fax: 949-480-4093
blobo@soka.edu


Marie-Rose Logan, PhD
Professor of European and Comparative Literature
Director of Humanities
Phone: 949-480-4182
Fax: 949-480-4261
mlogan@soka.edu
http://faculty.soka.edu/mlogan

Clare Lorenzo
Assistant to the Dean of Faculty
Academic Affairs Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4207
Fax: 949-480-4263
clorenzo@soka.edu


Edward Lowe, PhD
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Phone: 949-480-4387
Fax: 949-480-4263
elowe@soka.edu


Xiao Ying Lu, MA
Manager of Community Relations
Phone: 949-480-4083
Fax: 949-480-4260
lu@soka.edu


Phuong Luong-Lewis
Assistant to the Registrar
Phone: 949-480-4376
Fax: 949-480-4151
pluonglewis@soka.edu


Elizabeth Lyum, MA
English Language Programs Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4414
Fax: 949-480-4062
elyum@soka.edu


Andrew Lyum
Residence Hall Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4212
Fax: 949-480-4062
alyum@soka.edu


M
Lisa A. Hall MacLeod, PhD
Professor of International Studies
Director of International Studies
Phone: 949-480-4049
Fax: 949-480-4263
lmacleod@soka.edu


Melissa Mahoney
Admission Operations - Data Processor
Phone: 949-480-4197
Fax: 949-480-4151
mmahoney@soka.edu


Andy Marcos
Manager of Community Services/Internships
Phone: 949-480-4140
Fax: 949-480-4243
marcos@soka.edu


Michelle Mastro, MA
Programs Coordinator and Editorial Assistant
Phone: 949-480-4395
Fax: 949-480-4261
mmastro@soka.edu


Hiroshi Matsumoto, PhD
Associate Professor of Japanese Language and Culture
Phone: 949-480-4183
Fax: 949-480-4126
hmatsumoto@soka.edu


Anthony Inder Mazeroll, PhD
Professor of Biology
Phone: 949-480-4056
Fax: 949-480-4263
amazeroll@soka.edu


Diya Mazumder, PhD
Associate Professor of Economics
Phone: 949-480-4057
Fax: 949-480-4264
dmazumder@soka.edu


Barbara McGrath
ANGEL Administrator
Technology Training Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4195
Fax: 949-480-4258
bmcgrath@soka.edu


Checco McGregor
Bus Driver
Phone: 949-480-4302
Fax: 949-480-4001
cmcgregor@soka.edu


David McLeish
Men's Assistant Soccer Coach and Recruiting Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4248
Fax: 949-480-4093
dmcleish@soka.edu


Pamela Melvin
Investment Accountant
Phone: 949-480-4301
Fax: 949-480-4259
pmelvin@soka.edu


Shana Menaker
Adjunct Instructor - Dance
Phone: 949-480-4379
Fax: 949-480-4157
smenaker@soka.edu


Jim Merod, PhD
Professor of American Literature
Phone: 949-480-4336
Fax: 949-480-4261
jmerod@soka.edu


Jonathan Lee Merzel, PhD
Professor of Mathematics
Phone: 949-480-4033
Fax: 949-480-4263
jmerzel@soka.edu


Carolyn Millar, PhD
Writing Specialist
Phone: 949-480-4009
Fax: 949-480-4067
cmillar@soka.edu


Sarah Miller, MS
Women's Assistant Soccer Coach and Recruiting Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4415
Fax: 949-480-4093
samiller@soka.edu


James Mitchell, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - Political Science
Phone: 949-480-4344
Fax: 949-480-4263
jmitchell@soka.edu


Chieko Miyama, MA
Adjunct Instructor - Japanese
Phone: 949-480-4079
Fax: 949-480-4261
cmiyama@soka.edu


Faelynn Monroe, MBA
Manager of Events and Conferences
Phone: 949-480-4082
Fax: 949-480-4260
fmonroe@soka.edu


Hyon J. Moon, EdD
Director of Student Services
Assistant to the Dean of Students
Phone: 949-480-4139
Fax: 949-480-4243
hmoon@soka.edu


Mike Moore
Director of Athletics and Recreation
Phone: 949-480-4155
Fax: 949-480-4093
mmoore@soka.edu


Samuel Morales
Technical Services Manager
Phone: 949-480-4247
Fax: 949-480-4258
smorales@soka.edu


Erin Moran
Adjunct Instructor - Anthropology
Phone: 949-480-4419
Fax: 949-480-4128
emoran@soka.edu


Earlyn Mosher
Manager of Community Relations
Phone: 949-480-4237
Fax: 949-480-4260
earlyn@soka.edu


Clifford D. Mosher
Director of Security, Safety, Transportation, Events and Special Facilities
Phone: 949-480-4235
Fax: 949-480-4164
cmo@soka.edu


Ghada Mourad, MA
Adjunct Faculty - French
Phone: 949-480-4007
Fax: 949-480-4157
gmourad@soka.edu


Leigh Moynihan, MLIS
Reference Librarian
Phone: 949-480-4358
Fax: 949-480-4110
lmoynihan@soka.edu


Emy Mukumoto
Accounts Payable Analyst
Phone: 949-480-4124
Fax: 949-480-4259
mukumoto@soka.edu


N
Ruby Nagashima, MS
ASB Service Learning Coordinator/Residence Hall Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4190
Fax: 949-480-4647
rnagashima@soka.edu


David Nakabayashi, CPA
Controller and Assistant Treasurer
Phone: 949-480-4319
Fax: 949-480-4259
dnakabayashi@soka.edu


Ahmad Nasseri
Adjunct Instructor - Chemistry
Phone: 949-480-4317
Fax: 949-480-4263
anasseri@soka.edu


Marguerite Nguyen, MA
Adjunct Faculty - French
Phone: 949-480-4004
Fax: 949-480-4261
mnguyen@soka.edu


Sara Nuss-Galles, MA
Writing Specialist
Phone: 949-480-4341
Fax: 949-480-4067
snussgalles@soka.edu


O
Lorraine Oda
SUAbookstore.com Web Developer
Phone: 949-480-4360
loda@soka.edu


Alex Okuda, MA
Director of Study Abroad and International Internships Office
Phone: 949-480-4159
Fax: 949-480-4264
aokuda@soka.edu


Rie Ozawa, MA
Adjunct Instructor - Japanese
Phone: 949-480-4094
Fax: 949-480-4261
rozawa@soka.edu


P
Jocelyn Paik, MA
Coordinator of Student Conduct and Resolution
Phone: 949-480-4148
Fax: 949-480-4093
jpaik@soka.edu


David Palmer, MA, MFA
General Manager, Soka Performing Arts Center
Phone: 949-480-4380
Fax: 949-480-4164
dpalmer@soka.edu


Rakesh Patel
Web Developer
Phone: 949-480-4290
Fax: 949-480-4258
rpatel@soka.edu


Deike Peters, PhD
Assistant Professor of Environmental Planning and Practice
Phone: 949-480-4013
Fax: 949-480-4158
dpeters@soka.edu


Rebecca Pierce, MFA
Assistant to the General Manager of the Performing Arts Center
Phone: 949-480-4014
Fax: 949-480-4164
rpierce@soka.edu


Lisa Polfer, MLIS
Reference & Instruction Librarian
Phone: 949-480-4108
Fax: 949-480-4110
lpolfer@soka.edu


Matthew Politano
Adjunct Instructor - Jazz
Phone: 949-480-4390
Fax: 949-480-4263
mpolitano@soka.edu


Elena Powell, MA
Writing Specialist
Phone: 949-480-4384
Fax: 949-480-4067
epowell@soka.edu


Darlene Prescott
Bus Driver
Phone: 949-480-4302
Fax: 949-480-4001
dprescott@soka.edu


Gloria Prulello
Bus Driver
Phone: 949-480-4302
Fax: 949-480-4001
gprulello@soka.edu


Erica Pryor
Sports Information Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4273
Fax: 949-480-4093
epryor@soka.edu


Q
Erica Quevedo
Mailroom Clerk I
Phone: 949-480-4354
Fax: 949-480-4001
equevedo@soka.edu


Veronica Quezada, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - Spanish
Phone: 949-480-4392
Fax: 949-480-4261
vquezada@soka.edu


R
Aneil Rallin, PhD
Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
Phone: 949-480-4055
Fax: 949-480-4126
arallin@soka.edu


Nalini N. Rao, PhD
Associate Professor of World Art
Phone: 949-480-4034
Fax: 949-480-4126
nrao@soka.edu
http://faculty.soka.edu/nrao/

Autumn Rau
Branch Manager - Valley Crest Landscape Maintenance
Phone: 949-480-4187
Fax: 949-480-4822
arau@soka.edu, arau@valleycrest.com


Raul Razo
Mailroom Clerk II
Phone: 949-4804502
Fax: 949-480-4001
rrazo@soka.edu


Ian Olivo Read, PhD
Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies
Phone: 949-480-4217
Fax: 949-480-4261
iread@soka.edu


Don Ryan, MFA
Adjunct Instructor - Ceramics
Phone: 949-480-4379
Fax: 949-480-4263
dryan@soka.edu


S
Hiro Sakai
Executive Assistant to the President
Phone: 949-480-4008
Fax: 949-480-4001
sakai@soka.edu


Marisa Samaniego
Mail Services Supervisor
Phone: 949-480-4201
Fax: 949-480-4001
msamaniego@soka.edu


Leo Sasaki
Main Gate Attendant
Phone: 949-480-4118
Fax: 949-480-4001
lsasaki@soka.edu


Toshiko Sato, MPA
Manager of International Development
Phone: 949-480-4364
Fax: 949-480-4260
tsato@soka.edu


Coleen Scherf-Ghara
Manager of Domestic Development
Phone: 949-480-4073
Fax: 949-480-4260
cscherfghara@soka.edu


Tamera Sorrell
Financial Aid Counselor
Phone: 949-480-4342
Fax: 949-480-4151
tsorrell@soka.edu


James O'Neil Spady, PhD
Associate Professor of American History
Phone: 949-480-4054
Fax: 949-480-4126
jspady@soka.edu


Bobbie Stemple
Human Resources Manager - Benefits and Payroll
Phone: 949-480-4163
Fax: 949-480-4164
bstemple@soka.edu


Ningning Sun
Adjunct Instructor - Chinese
Phone: 949-480-4363
Fax: 949-480-4261
nsun@soka.edu


T
Tomoko Takahashi, EdD, LHD
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dean of the Graduate School
Professor of Linguistics and Education
Phone: 949-480-4047
Fax: 949-480-4062
tt@soka.edu


Seiji Takaku, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Institutional Research and Assessment Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4058
Fax: 949-480-4261
stakaku@soka.edu


Megumi Tanaka
Alumni Relations Coordinator and Development Assistant
Phone: 949-480-4119
Fax: 949-480--4260
mtanaka@soka.edu


Rika Terui
Administrative Assistant to the Office of the Provost and to the Graduate School
Phone: 949-480-4245
Fax: 949-480-4062
rterui@soka.edu


Gail E. Thomas, PhD
Professor of Sociology
Phone: 949-480-4038
Fax: 949-480-4264
thomas@soka.edu


Kara Thorsen, PhD
Adjunct Instructor - Psychology
Phone: 949-480-4425
Fax: 949-480-4157
kthorsen@soka.edu


Mayumi Tolliver
IT Administrative Assistant
Phone: 949-480-4234
Fax: 949-480-4258
mtolliver@soka.edu


Hiroko Tomono, MA, MLIS
Director of the Library
Phone: 949-480-4116
Fax: 949-480-4110
htomono@soka.edu


Erica Turrell, MM
Adjunct Instructor - Music
Phone: 949-480-4142
Fax: 949-480-4263
eturrell@soka.edu


U
Diana Ueda, MA
Student Affairs Assistant
Phone: 949-480-4138
Fax: 949-480-4243
dueda@soka.edu


V
Laura Varga, MA
ESL Instructor
Phone: 949-480-4306
Fax: 949-480-4062
lbryan@soka.edu


Anna Varvak, PhD
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Phone: 949-480-4165
Fax: 949-480-4263
avarvak@soka.edu


Julian Velarde, MA
Assistant Director of Student Programs
Phone: 949-480-4250
Fax: 949-480-4647
jvelarde@soka.edu


Soledad Vidal, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
Phone: 949-480-4071
Fax: 949-480-4067
svidal@soka.edu


Erica Vogel, PhD
The John D. Montgomery Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Phone: 949-480-4276
Fax: 949-480-4158
evogel@soka.edu


Eiko Vogtman
Manager of Student Accounts
Phone: 949-480-4129
Fax: 949-480-4151
evogtman@soka.edu


Phat Vu, PhD
Associate Professor of Physics
Institutional Research and Assessment Coordinator
Phone: 949-480-4039
Fax: 949-480-4263
pvu@soka.edu


W
Jonathan Wadley
Adjunct Instructor - International Relations
Phone: 949-480-4382
Fax: 949-480-4157
jwadley@soka.edu


John F. Walker, MA
English Language Programs Director
Phone: 949-480-4420
Fax: 949-480-4062
walker@soka.edu


Joy Wang, MLIS
Manager of Technical Services
Phone: 949-480-4114
Fax: 949-480-4110
jwang@soka.edu


Michael Weiner, PhD
Professor of East Asian History & International Studies
Phone: 949-480-4337
Fax: 949-480-4263
mweiner@soka.edu
http://faculty.soka.edu/mweiner/

Jeffrey Welliver, MA
ESL Instructor
Phone: 949-480-4422
Fax: 949-480-4062
jwelliver@soka.edu


Geoff Westropp, MBA
IT Services Manager
Phone: 949-480-4221
Fax: 949-480-4258
gwestropp@soka.edu


James Williams, PhD
Professor of Rhetoric and Linguistics
Phone: 949-480-4040
Fax: 949-480-4126
jwilliams@soka.edu
http://faculty.soka.edu/jwilliams/

Kristi Wilson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
Phone: 949-480-4326
Fax: 949-480-4243
kwilson@soka.edu


Andrew Woolsey, EdD
Director of Enrollment Services
Phone: 949-480-4112
Fax: 949-480-4151
awoolsey@soka.edu


Y
Nancy Yoshimura
Registrar
Phone: 949-480-4045
Fax: 949-480-4151
nyoshimura@soka.edu