Professor of English and Education
B.A. English, University of San Francisco
M.A. English, Loyola Marymount University
M.Ed. Secondary Teaching, University of Phoenix
M.Ed. School Counseling, Alliant University
Ed.D. Educational Leadership, California Lutheran University
Dr. Lisa Sandoval

Dr. Lisa Sandoval first entered the field of Education as a high school Spanish teacher in the Bay Area and stayed in the high school classroom for about six years. She eventually transitioned to the college classroom where she discovered her passion for supporting college students in pursuing their personal passions and academic pursuits. 

Dr. Lisa Sandoval is a first-generation high school and college graduate. She is an English-language learner who grew up speaking Armenian and later learned to speak both English and Spanish. She loves writing poetry, eating cheese, traveling, reading a good book, eating more cheese, and most of all, cheering on her English football club, Arsenal. 

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela