Our Resource Faculty

Resource faculty provide skillful coaching and deep experience in higher education.

The Washington Center's Resource Faculty are a community of committed practitioners who represent the heart of the Center's mission to create equitable learning opportunities for all students. They are carefully selected from colleges, universities, and organizations across the country (and beyond) and hold knowledge and experience in equity, professional and organizational learning, and using data and evidence for improvement. 

  • Laurette Blakey-Foster, Prairie View A&M University
  • Chris Calienes, Kingsborough Community College
  • Phyllis Dawkins, Higher Education Consultant
  • Wendi Dew, Valencia College
  • Phyllis Esposito, Edgewood College
  • David Finnley, Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Richie Gebauer, Cabrini University
  • Janine Graziano, Kingsborough Community College 
  • Michelle Guzman-Armillo,Dona Ana Community College
  • Joye Hardiman, Faculty Emeritus
  • Carlos Huerta, Prairie View A&M University - Corpus Christi
  • Tate Hurvitz, Grossmont College
  • Emily Lardner, Highline College
  • Jen Leptien, Iowa State University
  • Jillian Kinzie, Center for Postsecondary Research Indiana University
  • Julia Metzker, Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Education
  • Larry Roper, Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Education
  • Matt Scammell, Skagit Valley College
  • Lloyd Sheldon-Johnson, Bunker Hill Community College
  • Marissa Schlesinger, Tacoma Community College
  • Chris Schnick, Chandler-Gilbert College
  • Rachel Singer, Washington Center for Improving Undergraduate Education 
  • Ana Torres-Bower, Cerritos College
  • Jonathan Walker, George Washington University
  • Jen Whetham, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Sonja Wiedenhaupt, The Evergreen State College