English

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English

The English program offers a wide variety of courses in reading, writing and literature, leading to the degree of Associate in Arts for Transfer. Students can take the full range of literature survey courses required to transfer as an English major. There is also a variety of elective courses offered for in creative writing, literature, and cinema.The English program also offers multiple sections of transfer-level and developmental writing courses to give you the writing skills to succeed in college, to write in the workplace, and to meet university transfer requirements. Students who have completed this program have transferred to UCLA, UCSB, CSUN and California State University, Channel Islands. Career opportunities for students who have transferred and earned a bachelor's degree in English include: reporter, copywriter, copy editor, technical writer, screenwriter, novelist and playwright. 

For more information, contact:   

Elissa Caruth
Letters Department Chair
ecaruth@vcccd.edu


Full-time Faculty

Teresa Bonham
Professor of English
Saint Mary's College of California, BA & MFA in Creative Writing
CSU Humboldt, MA

Elissa Caruth
Department Chair, Letters
CSU Northridge, BA, MA
University of Birmingham, MA
North Faculty Wing Office "K"

José A. Maldonado
Professor of English
CSU Long Beach, MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction)
Letters & Science Bldg. Office "F"


Gaylene McPherson
Professor of English
Kansas State University, BS in Journalism
Sacramento State University,  MA in English
North Faculty Wing Office "M"

Claudia Moreno Parsons
Professor of English
North Faculty Wing Office "G"
The Graduate Center, CUNY, PhD in English
Biography

Jeannette Redding
Professor of English
UCLA, BA in Theatre Arts & MA in English Literature
UCLA Extension, TESOL Certificate
North Faculty Wing Office "J"

Anthony Rodriguez
Professor of English
Pepperdine University, BA & MA in English
North Faculty Wing Office "F"
 

Renee S. Willers
Professor of English
Letters & Science Bldg. Office "H"
Pepperdine University, BA in Creative Writing
Claremont Graduate School, MA & PhD in English

Karen Sutton
Professor of English
Letters & Science Bldg. Office "O"
 

Part-time Faculty

Part-time Faculty
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Dylan Altman
English Instructor

 


Ayna Askanas
English Instructor

Eric Boys
English Instructor

 

 

Katrerine Carlman
English Instructor

Lisette Davies Ward
English Instructor

Deborah DeVries
Instructor of English

Bola King-Rushing
Instructor of English

Cristy López-Bowlin
English Instructor
University of Kentucky, MA in English
California Polytechnic State University, BA in English

Margaret M
English Instructor

Adam MacDougall
English Instructor

Amelia Nortron
English Instructor

Peggy Smith
English and ESL Instructor
University of Washington, BA in Russian Literature
Brigham Young University, MA in Linguistics
Biography