SDSU FIRST-GEN ADVOCATES

The SDSU faculty and staff listed below were first-generation college students or are first-generation student advocates: 

Michelle Lopez, Assistant Dean, Division of Academic Engagement & Student Achievement; [email protected]

Janet Abbot, Director, Compact Scholars Program

Dr. Ken Arnold, Faculty, College of Engineering

Dr. Marva Cappello,
Faculty, School of Teacher Education

Thelma Chavez,
 Coordinator (LSAMP, MARC, MESA), College of Sciences

Dr. Martin Doucett, Associate Director, Counseling and Psychological Services

Amanda Fuller, Academic Coordinator and Faculty, Rhetoric & Writing Studies Department

Theresa Garcia, Assistant Dean, College of Engineering

Dr. Lisa Gates,
Director & Advisor for the SDSU Leadership Minor and MA in Postsecondary Educational Leadership
Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, & Postsecondary Education

Dr. Felisha Herrera Villareal,
Faculty, College of Education

Dr. Michael Juan, Faculty Psychologist, Counseling and Psychological Services

Michelle Lenoue,
Student Success Adviser, College of Arts and Letters

Lanie Lockwood
, Assistant Dean, College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts

Dr. Estralita Martin, Assistant Dean, College of Sciences

Claudia Martinez, Experiential Learning Specialist, Career Services

Randi Elise McKenzie,
Emerita Assistant Dean

Eric Pamintuan, Coordinator, MESA Engineering Program

Jose Preciado,
Director, General Studies

Jason Ramirez,
Interim Assistant Dean, College of Health and Human Services 

Dr. Jennifer Rikard,
 Director, Counseling and Psychological Services

Dr. Nathian Rodriguez, Faculty, School of Journalism & Media Studies, Professional Studies & Fine Arts

Karey Sabol, Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Letters

Dr. Stacey Sinclair,
 Director, Weber Honors College

Sandra Temores-Valdez, Senior Director, Enrollment Services

Dr. Dustin Toman, Faculty, College of Sciences

Dr. Katherine Turner, Faculty, College of Sciences

Dr. Marissa Vasquez, Faculty, College of Education

Dr. Allison Vaughn, Faculty, Department of Psychology, College of Sciences

Christine Videna, Director, Office of Advising and Evaluations

Rosie Villafana-Hatcher, Director, Early Assessment Program