Faculty Information

 

 
 Name/Office Location   
Campus Phone/Email
Shannon Rose Riley Shannon Rose Riley
Chair - Humanities Dept.
Associate Professor
Coordinator-Creative Arts
American Studies Program
Clark Hall 419D

408-924-1365
ShannonRose.Riley@sjsu.edu
       
Joshua Brahinsky Joshua Brahinsky (On Leave)
American Studies Program                  
Clark Hall 412K

408-924-4713 
jbrahins@ucsc.edu

Tova Cooper Tova Cooper
Assistant Professor
Humanities
Clark Hall 412M

408-924-4455
Tova.Cooper@sjsu.edu

Ari Cushner Ari Cushner
American Studies Program
Clark Hall 414N
408-924-1391
ari.cushner@sjsu.edu
Karen English Karen English
American Studies Program
Faculty Office 221
408-904-4506
Karen.English@sjsu.edu 
Joel Franks Joel Franks
American Studies Program
DMH 238B
408-924-5752
Joel.Franks@sjsu.edu

Judith Georges Judith Georges
American Studies Program
Comparative Religious Studies
Clark Hall 414H
408-924-4780  
Judith.Georges@sjsu.edu 
Elna C Green Elna Green
Associate Vice President-Faculty Affairs
Professor
American Studies Program

408-924-2450
Elna.Green@sjsu.edu
Scot Guenter Scot Guenter
Professor 
Coordinator-American Studies
Clark Hall 420C
408-924-1366
Scot.Guenter@sjsu.edu
Hanns Hohmann Hanns Hohmann
Professor
Communications Studies
Humanities Honors
HGH 203
408-924-5387
Hanns.Hohmann@sjsu.edu
Funie Hsu

Funie Hsu
Assistant Professor
American Studies
Clark Hall 420D

408-924-4726
Funie.Hsu@sjsu.edu
 William McCraw

Brenda Jamrus
Creative Arts Program
Clark Hall 414K

408-924-4715
brenda.jamrus@sjsu.edu
Chris Jochim Christian Jochim
Professor
Comparative Religious Studies
Clark Hall 414L
408-924-4465
Christian.Jochim@sjsu.edu 
Jackson Thanayi Jackson
American Studies Program
Clark Hall 414N
408-924-1364
thanayi.jackson@sjsu.edu
Kathie Kratochvil Kathie Kratochvil 
Lecturer
Creative Arts Program

Radio, Television & Film
HGH 202 
408-924-4383
Kathie.Kratochvil@sjsu.edu 
James Lindahl James Lindahl
Lecturer
Humanities Honors Program

Philosophy
Faculty Office 205 
408-924-4501
James.Lindahl@sjsu.edu
Lipman Kennard Lipman
Lecturer
Comparative Religious Studies

Clark Hall 414K
408-924-4462
kennard.lipman@sjsu.edu
Valerie Lo Valerie Lo
Lecturer
American Studies Program

Clark Hall 414L 
408-924-4737
valerie.lo@sjsu.edu 
William McCraw William McCraw
Emeritus
Creative Arts Program
Clark Hall 414B 
408-924-4727
mccrawhumanities@earthlink.net 
 William McCraw Matthew Moore
American Studies Program
Clark Hall 412K 
408-924-4460
Matthew.Moore@sjsu.edu 
Johanna Movassat Johanna Movassat 
Lecturer
Humanities Honors Program

Art History
ART 115
408-924-4336
johanna.movassat@sjsu.edu 
T Ormsbee Todd Ormsbee 
Associate Professor
American Studies
Clark Hall 412P
408-924-4544
Todd.Ormsbee@sjsu.edu
Todd Perreira Todd Perreira
Lecturer
Comparative Religious Studies

Clark Hall 414F 
408-924-4795
Todd.Perreira@sjsu.edu 
Ken Peter Kenneth Peter
Professor
Political Science
Humanities Honors 
Clark Hall 402F
408-924-5562 
Kenneth.Peter@sjsu.edu
Jeanine Pfeiffer Jeanine Pfeiffer
Lecturer
American Studies Program

Environmental Studies 
408-924-4312
Jeanine.Pfeiffer@gmail.com 
Prof. Phan Chanh Cong Phan
Assistant Professor
Comparative Religious Studies
Philosophy
Clark Hall 414M
408-924-4577
Chanh.Phan@sjsu.edu
C Rostankowski Cynthia Rostankowski
Associate Professor
Coordinator-Humanities Honors 
European Studies
Clark Hall 441
408-924-4508
Cynthia.Rostankowski@sjsu.edu
 Victoria Rue Victoria Rue
Lecturer
Comparative Religious Studies

Clark Hall 412H 
408-924-4722
Victoria.Rue@sjsu.edu 
Jennifer Rycenga Jennifer Rycenga 
Professor
Coordinator-Comparative
Religious Studies 
Clark Hall 437

408-924-1367 
Jennifer.Rycenga@sjsu.edu
Susan Scaff  Susan Von Rohr Scaff       
Professor 
Humanities Honors
European Studies
Clark Hall 443 

408-924-4507 
Susan.Scaff@sjsu.edu

Gregory Smay Gregory Smay
Lecturer
Humanities Honors Program
 
CL 414B
408-924-4457
gregory.smay@sjsu.edu
Lisa Stenmark Lisa Stenmark
Lecturer
Comparative Religious Studies

Clark Hall 414J
408-924-4461
lisa.stenmark@sjsu.edu
Lou Ann Trost Lou Ann Trost 
Lecturer
Humanities Honors Program

Comparative Religious Studies
Clark Hall 414G
408-924-4747
LouAnn.Trost@sjsu.edu 
Susan Verducci Susan Verducci-Sandford
Associate Professor
Coordinator-Liberal Studies
Clark Hall 420D

408-924-4459
Susan.Verducci@sjsu.edu
Brent Walters Brent Walters
Lecturer
Comparative Religious Studies

Liberal Studies
Humanities
Clark Hall 414D
408-924-4314
profwalters@yahoo.com 
Dan Williamson Dan Williamson
Lecturer
American Studies Program

Philosophy
Faculty Office 225 
408-924-4523
Dan.Williamson@sjsu.edu 
Andy Wood Andrew Wood
Professor 
Communications Studies
Humanities Honors 
Hugh Gillis Hall 210

408-924-5378
Andrew.Wood@sjsu.edu 
Jazon Wozniak

Jazon Wozniak
Lecturer
American Studies Program
Clark Hall 414L 

408-924-1264
Jason.Wozniak@sjsu.edu 


EMERITUS FACULTY

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Creative Arts
Marianina Olcott Humanities
Charles Paul Humanities
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Yen Lu Wong

Creative Arts
Radio, Televions, Film & Theater