Department of Social Science
Lecturer in Women's Studies
Professor Frances Schwab brings great energy and commitment, as well as a broad-based background in multicultural education, to her teaching in Women's Studies.
From guidance and counseling to the assessment of admissions standards, Professor Schwab has extensive experience in various aspects of the undergraduate experience, serving in various academic support roles. She also has extensive experience in diversity consulting on multicultural and educational issues.
Professor Schwab enjoys incorporating community service learning components into her classes, always seeking to connect student learning to local communities.
M.A. Guidance & Counseling, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
B.A. Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan^Back to top
WOMS 10. Perspectives on Sex & Gender
AAS185 Multicultural Perspectives within American Society
Professional & Community Service
City of San Jose Senior Citizen Commissioner & St. James Senior Center Liaison
St. James Park Task Force, appointed by Councilwoman Cindy Chavez, 2003.
Roosevelt Park Task Force & Roosevelt Community Center PAC, appointed by Councilwoman Cindy Chavez, 2003.
San Jose Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Diversity Roundtable
Recent Talks & Presentations
"Practical Realities and Creative Opportunities: Incorporating Diversity Elements Throughout the Curricula," Brown bag faculty workshop series, College of Notre Dame, Belmont, California
"Cultural Diversity: Challenges & Resources," Staff Training workshop, Alum Rock Counseling Center
"Challenges & Realities for San Jose Seniors," Senior Commission representative, televised press conference for Mayor Ron Gonzales. Also at City of San Jose Energy Conference.
SJSU Linguistics Department. Research grant, "Responding to Student Writing," Fall 2005
Official Commendation for Outstanding Work, CETA Youth Programs, Wayne County Commissioners, 1982
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