Faculty in the English Department

“From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.” –Winston Churchill

Faculty in the English Department are a diverse and interesting group of people. The English faculty are skilled and knowledgeable teachers of reading, writing, and literature. They write and publish, travel, do research, present at conferences, and lead workshops. They support and encourage their students and enjoy teaching.

Featured English Faculty Websites

English instructor Mark Brosamer and Math instructor Jeff O'cConnell play guitars.Chalkdust members, Mark Brosamer (left) and Jeff O'Connell, jam. —Photo by Michelle Govang, Ohlone College Monitor, May 10, 2007.

Associate Professor Mark Brosamer plays in a rock band, Chalkdust, with other Ohlone faculty. He has also traveled to China, Australia (view a video from the Ohlone-Sydney study abroad trip in 2009), and to England with Ohlone students. Check out his travel videos.

Full-Time Faculty

Part-Time Faculty

  • Alison Germaine
  • Anthony Pino
  • Benjamin Armerding
  • Bonnie Bennett-Walker
  • Cathy Copenhagen
  • Corey Gruber
  • David Marroquin
  • David Paonessa
  • David Perez
  • Elliott Cragen
  • Gavin Deare
  • Gloria Reid
  • Gregory Christensen
  • Ivona Xiezopolski
  • Jacqlyn Vetter
  • Jeff Martinez
  • Jessica Morrow
  • John Baczuk
  • Josephine Kelso
  • Joshua Bollman
  • Julianna Bozsik
  • Julie Wilson
  • Kathaleen Carter
  • Keitaro Taguchi
  • Kristen Brosamer
  • Laura Linden
  • Licia Morrow
  • Lindsey Bynum
  • Lisa Silva
  • Marcel Kristel
  • Meghan Swanson-Garoupa
  • Melanie Levy
  • Michael Albonetti
  • Mike Valter
  • Nicole Brown
  • Pejman Omidi 
  • Richard Flynn
  • Robert Frye
  • Roberta Takahashi
  • Ruth deLarios
  • Ruth Schenk
  • Sandra Park
  • Scott Koppel
  • Sharon Radcliff
  • Sobia Saleem
  • Sondra Kuykendall
  • Tanya Carrell
  • Teresa Brandt
  • Tonya Hersch
  • Victoria Knight
  • Yvonne Schwartz