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Dr. Maria  Ochoa

Ochoa, Maria

Lecturer AY-B,  Interdisciplinary Social Sci

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Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-5591

Dr. Ochoa is on leave for spring semester 2014.


  • Doctor of Philosophy. Univ Of Cal-Santa Cruz, 1995
  • Bachelor of Arts, Humanities
    New College Of Cal, 1989


Dr. Maria Ochoa is an acclaimed author of several books, and her essays and poems are found in many collections. In addition to her work as a writer, Dr. Ochoa teaches in the Department of Interdisciplinary Social Science at SJSU. She lives with her husband Hayward Mayor Michael Sweeney and four feline family members in a fifty-year old home that increasingly requires repair.