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Office Hours & Contact Information



Department Office

Department Office: Calaveras 103
Office Hours: (Regular) M-F 8AM-12PM, 1PM-5PM
(Summer) M-F 7:30AM-12PM, 12:30-4PM
Faculty Mail Room: Calaveras 105
Mail Room Hours: (Regular) M-F 8AM-5PM
(Summer) M-F 7:30AM-4PM
After-Hours Drop Box: Calaveras 105
Phone: 916-278-6586
Fax: 916-278-5410
Mailing Address:

English Department MS 6075
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819


Department Staff

Please use the table below to help you direct your questions to the correct staff member. If you're not sure who to contact with your question, contact the department office for assistance.

Name Email Office Phone Contact for Questions About
LILLEY, Marianna CLV 103 2875 general information about English classes, GE requirements, or English undergraduate programs; information about the WPJ, the WPG, or the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR)
EICHENBERGER, Aaron CLV 104 5745 faculty concerns or department operations
ARNOLD, Angela CLV 101 5746 writing programs operations
KIRBY, Shaun CLV 102 5747 English graduate programs, faculty recruitment, or student employment


Faculty and Teaching Associates (TAs)

The office hours and contact information listed below are current as of Fall 2016. CLV refers to Calaveras hall, DH refers to Douglass Hall, and LSN refers to Lassen Hall. All phone numbers should be prefaced with "916-278-".

Please note: If you are looking for major advising, each of our tenured and tenure-track faculty members (indicated below with asterisks [*] before their names) serve as English faculty advisors and can be contacted for information about English major or minor requirements. Additionally, some faculty serve as coordinators for one or more department programs. These coordinators can be contacted for information about their programs.


Name Email Office Phone Office Hours Coordinators
  Title Degree, University - Areas of Interest
ABEID, Trang     not teaching Fall 2016  
  Lecturer MA, CSU, Sacramento - composition & rhetoric; certificate in TESOL; certificate in teaching reading to adults
ALDINGER, Rebecca     not teaching Fall 2016  
ANDERSON, Amy DH 107A 3836 TR 11:30AM-1PM  
ANTONENKO, Irina CLV 138 3487 T 9-11:40AM & by appointment  
ARBALLO, Peggy CLV 166 5818 TR 10:30-11:20AM & by appointment  
BARRISH, Matthew SLN 5006 6587 MW 10:45-11:45AM  
  Lecturer MA, CSU Sacramento - English composition
BETHEL, Daniel CLV 149 5743 MW 12-1:15PM  
BLANTON-STROUD, Shelley CLV 149 5743 TR 10-10:30AM, 3-3:30PM, & by appointment  
  Lecturer MA, San Francisco State University - the effect of oral grading of writing on student engagement; writing for the professions; plain language; and writing the novel.
*BUCHANAN, Brad CLV 117 6492 not teaching Fall 2016  
  Professor Ph.D., Stanford - British and Postcolonial literature
CARAPIA-AGUILLON, Catalina CLV 142 6349 M 10-11AM  
  Teaching Associate  
*CLARK, John DH 202 6560 MW 4:30-5:15PM  
  Assoc. Professor Ph.D., Georgetown - linguistics, TESOL
*CLARK-OATES, Angela CLV 156 5623 M 10:30AM-12:30PM; R 4:30-5:30PM  
  Asst. Professor Ph.D., Arizona State University - Curriculum and Instruction
COOK, Stephen CLV 127 5726 TR 5:50-6:50PM  
*COPE, Jonas CLV 157 5720 W 5-6PM; TR 2-2:50PM  
  Asst. Professor Ph.D., University of Missouri - British Romanticism
CORDOVA, Teresa CLV 115 6355 TWR 10:30-11:20AM & by appointment  
CUCKOVICH, Jessica DH 101 5730 M 10:50-11:50AM & by appointment  
DALLY, Benjamin     not teaching Fall 2016  
DELEHANT, Carolyn CLV 115 6355 R 11AM-12PM (virtual office hours through SacCT) & by appointment  
  Lecturer MA, CSU, Sacramento - composition studies
DOBSON, Mona CLV 132 4183 MW 11AM-12PM; TR 9:30-10:30AM  
DUROSKO, Susan CLV 161 5736 TR 12-1:30PM  
*FANETTI, Susan CLV 153 5734 TR 11:30AM-12PM, 5:45-6:45PM Pre-Credential Advisor
  Assoc. Professor Ph.D., St. Louis University - English education
FRAGA, Catherine CLV 149 5743 TR 12-1:15PM & by appointment  
GAGE, Ambyr CLV 142 6349 M 9:15-10:15AM & by appointment  
  Teaching Associate  
*GIEGER, Jason DH 204 7284 M 5-6:15PM; T 12:45-1:10PM; TR 2:55-3:35PM; & by appointment  
  Professor Ph.D., Rutgers - British literature
GREY, Cody CLV 142 6349 W 10-10:50AM & by appointment  
  Teaching Associate  
GUERIN, Jeanne CLV 132 4183 M 12:30-1:15PM; W 4:15-5PM; R 8:45-9:30AM  
HAKE, Patricia DH 107A 3828 MW 7-7:50AM  
HANCOCK, Sarah SLN 5004 4835 MW 12-1:30PM & by appointment  
HARPER, Lisa CLV 142 6349 M 3-4PM & by appointment  
  Teaching Associate  
HAYES, Chris CLV 142 6349 T 12-12:45PM & by appointment  
  Teaching Associate  
*HAYES, Hogan CLV 107 5729    
  Asst. Professor Ph.D., UC Davis - Education; Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies
*HEATHER, Julian CLV 138 5394 MW 2-3PM; T 11AM-12PM; & by appointment TESOL Coordinator
  Professor Ph.D., University of Arizona - TESOL, applied linguistics
*HECKATHORN, Amy CLV 145A 5269 F 11AM-1PM & by appointment  
  Professor Ph.D., Texas Christian University - composition
HERNANDEZ CASTILLO, Marcelo DH 219 3473 TR 1:30-2:30PM  
HO, Iris CLV 142 6349 W 11AM-12PM  
  Teaching Associate  
IVERSON, Janet CLV 154 5780 W 6-7PM; R 12-1PM  
JORDAN, Jessica     not teaching Fall 2016  
JUAREZ, Larissa     not teaching Fall 2016  
KAHL, Tim SLN 5004 4835    
*KOMIYAMA, Reiko CLV 162 5727 TWR 3-4PM & by appointment  
  Assoc. Professor Ph.D., Northern Arizona University - applied linguistics, ESL/EFL
KRONZER, Matt CLV 144 5441 MWF 12-12:30PM & by appointment  
KYLES, Justin CLV 165 6436 MW 1:30-2:30PM  
LaPORTE, Carrie LSN 2200D 6010 TR 10:30-11:15AM  
  Lecturer MA - TESOL
*LEE, Hellen CLV 113 6371 TR 5:15-5:45PM, 7:20-7:50PM; W 4-5PM; & by appointment Vice Chair
  Assoc. Professor Ph.D., UC San Diego - late 19th/early 20th c. US literature, multi-ethnic US literature, cultural studies
LEHMAN, Eric CLV 142 6349 T 1:30-2:30PM  
  Teaching Associate  
LEVY, Karen CLV 154 5780 MWF 8:15-8:45AM, 12-12:45PM by appointment only  
LIMON, Jesus CLV 132 4183 TR 10-11:30AM  
LIMON, Kimberly     not teaching Fall 2016  
LINVILLE, Cynthia CLV 132 4183 TR 12:30-1:15PM; W by appointment  
  Lecturer MA, CSU Sacramento - TESOL, intercultural communication and poetry
LIU, Hsiang (Sean) LSN 2200E 6247    
  Lecturer MA, CSU Sacramento - TESOL, second language (L2) writing: responding to student writing; written corrective feedback
MACDONALD, Janelle     not teaching Fall 2016  
MACKLIN, Tialitha CLV 163 6404    
  Asst. Professor Ph.D., Washington State University - rhetoric and composition
MARTINEZ, Rosa DH 203 6347 M 5:15-6:15PM; W 12-2PM  
  Asst. Professor Ph.D., UC Berkeley - English
*McKINNEY, Joshua DH 201 6386 MW 8-8:50AM; F 11AM-12PM; & by appointment Creative Writing Coordinator
  Professor Ph.D., University of Denver - creative writing, literature
McNEAL, Nicole CLV 142 6349 M 9:45-10:45AM  
  Teaching Associate  
MELTON, Jason CLV 142 6349 W 3-4PM  
  Teaching Associate  
MICHAELS, Ann ALP 157 3345 T 2:45-3:15PM; M 10AM-12PM (in the Writing Center - CLV 128) Writing Center Coordinator
MINIACI, Miles     not teaching Fall 2016  
  Lecturer M.F.A., University of Southern California - composition
MITCHELL, Rebecca CLV 165 6436 not teaching Fall 2016  
MORALES, Sylvia DH 101A 6920 TR 10:30-11:45AM
  Lecturer MA, CSU Sacramento - Composition
NEUFFER, Lori DH 112 5989 T 4:20-5:20PM; W 1:30-3:30PM  
NEWTON, Danielle CLV 161 5736 MW 1:45-2:45PM; TR 3:30-4:15PM  
OCHOA, Ruth CLV 151 6925 MW 1:30-2:30PM; TR 8-8:30AM, 12:30-1PM  
  Lecturer MA, CSU Sacramento - English, children's literature, composition
O'DONNELL, Barbara CLV 127 5726 MWF 7:30-8AM (in CLV 134)  
OVERBY, Blair CLV 127 5726 MWF 12-1PM  
  Lecturer MA, CSU Sacramento - TESOL
PACE, Gloria DH 219 3473 MW 1:45-2:45PM  
PAGE, Monica CLV 166 5818 W 9:10-10:10AM; R 10:10-11AM; F 9:10-10:10AM  
PICA, Denise CLV 132 4183 MWF 10-10:45AM & by appointment  
PICKREL, Carolyn CLV 151 6925 MW 10-11AM; TR 10:30-11:30AM  
  Lecturer MA, CSU Sacramento - English Composition, developing writers, mentoring writing teachers, Native American literature, women's literature
PLANINZ, Brittan CLV 142 6349 M 1:15-2:15PM  
  Teaching Associate  
RADICAN, Lynda DH 112A 6392 TR 10:30-11:45AM  
RASMUSSEN, Courtney CLV 127 5726 TR 1:30-3PM  
RAZO, Stephanie CLV 144 5441 W 5:45-7:45PM & by appoitment  
*RICE, Doug DH 218 5435 MW 2-3PM; W 5-6PM; & by appointment Graduate Coordinator
  Professor M.A., Duquesne University - creative writing
ROA, Ramon CLV 142 6349 M 12-1PM  
  Teaching Associate  
SAAKE, Miranda SLN 5006 6587 MW 1:15-2:15PM  
SAMADI, Parisa CLV 144 5441 TR 3-4:15PM & by appointment  
SCHARF, Annie CLV 149 5743 TR 12-1:30PM  
  Lecturer MA, CSU Sacramento - TESOL
SCHILLING, Jason CLV 164 6247 TR 1:30-3PM & by appointment  
SCROGINS, Niccole     not teaching Fall 2016  
*SEO, Mi-Suk CLV 158 5735 MR 4:30-6PM  
  Assoc. Professor Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign - TESOL
SHADDEN, Ann CLV 132 4183 MW 10-10:50AM  
SIX, Kellyn CLV 142 6349 M 9-10AM  
  Teaching Associate  
SMITH, Valerie CLV 142 6349 F 11AM-12PM  
  Teaching Associate  
SMITH-ROWSEY, Daniel MND 5038 6335 M 5:50-6:20PM  
SPEIER, Jennifer CLV 142 6349 W 2-3PM & by appointment  
  Teaching Associate  
STAGNARO, Mel CLV 165 6436 MWF 9-9:50AM; MW 12:45-1:15PM  
  Lecturer MA, CSU Sacramento - English, teaching composition
STANLEY, Robert ALP 157 3345 T 11-11:50AM, 2-2:50PM; R 11-11:50AM  
  Lecturer MA, CSU Sacramento - creative writing, poetry
*SWEET, Nancy DH 217 7704 TWR 1:30-2:20PM  
  Professor Ph.D., Columbia - 19th c. American literature, American women's writing, American Gothic
*TOISE, David CLV 106 6586 M 5:15-6:15PM; WR 1:30-2:30PM Department Chair
  Professor Ph.D., Rutgers - British literature
TRAN, Vu DH 219 3473 TR 11-11:50AM  
TRIMBLE, Jeremy CLV 164 6247 MWF 9-10AM; T 10:30AM-12PM; R 10:30-11:30AM  
*WANLASS, Susan CLV 155 5732 TR 12:30-1PM, 3:15-3:45PM; & by appointment  
  Professor Ph.D., North Carolina, Chapel Hill - American literature, composition
WARD, Roberta CLV 142 6349    
  Teaching Associate  
WOOLSTON, Rebecca     not teaching Fall 2016  
YAZELL, Bryan     not teaching Fall 2016  
*YEN, Julie CLV 160 6176 not teaching Fall 2016 Vice Chair
  Professor Ph.D., Brown - British literature, critical theory, Asian American literature, composition
*ZARINS, Kim CLV 159 6431 MW 1:30-2:30PM & by appointment Sigma Tau Delta Advisor, Internships Coordinator
  Assoc. Professor Ph.D., Cornell University - Medieval and children's literature