Chair, University Curriculum and Research Policy Committee
Professor, English and Comparative Literature
Professor at SJSU since 1998
Office: FO 102
Doctor of Philosophy, English
UC Santa Barbara, 1998
Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in History and Rhetoric with Honors, UC Berkeley, 1989
Chairs of Senate Policy Committees, (1) as members of the Executive Committee, shall maintain liaison between their respective committees and the Executive Committee, and shall consult the Executive Committee regarding policy proposals, policy review, and other matters in the area of their committee's responsibility which may be brought before the Senate. (2) as chairs of their respective committees, they shall preside at meetings, shall review existing policies in the area of their committee's responsibility and suggest appropriate revisions, shall take care that operating committees reporting to their committee meet and conduct business, and shall direct committee operations, seeing that minutes are taken and filed with the Senate office, agendas sent, policies.
Curriculum and Research Committee—Responsible for all matters relating to curriculum and research and for development of an academic master plan.