Meet Our New AVP

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Elna C. Green, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President
elna.green@sjsu.edu
408.924.2450

Originally from North Carolina, Elna Green received her BA and MA degrees from Wake Forest University and her PhD from Tulane University. A scholar of American social history, she has an extensive publication record and has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants for her research and publications. With two decades of college-level teaching experience, Dr. Green held appointments at Sweet Briar College and Florida State University, where she rose to the rank of full professor. At FSU, she also served as the Director of Graduate Studies and the Chair of the Department of History. From 2009 to 2012, she was the Associate Dean of the College of Humanities & the Arts at San Jose State. Dr. Green brings to Faculty Affairs much experience with the recruitment and mentoring of faculty.


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