Frances Benavidez
Director of Tohono O'odham Studies

MA, Indigenous Education, Arizona State University, BA, Women & Gender Studies, Arizona State University. Member of the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Edison Cassadore
Literature and Humanities Instructor

Ph.D. and M.A. (Pi Lambda Theta) in Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies, University of Arizona; Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Publishing, Harvard University; and B.A. in English, University of Arizona. Member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe.

Linda Chappel
Art Instructor

Master’s in Art history from the University of Arizona and a Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts from the University of Madison Wisconsin

Wendi Cline
Interdisciplinary Faculty

B.A. Political Science, Iowa State University 1981 B.S. Speech Communications, Iowa State University, 1984 J.D., Mitchell Hamline School of Law (fka William Mitchell College of Law) 1999 M.L.I.S. University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee 2001

Kimberly Danny
Agriculture & Natural Resources Instructor

MS in Soil, Water and Environmental Science from The University of Arizona; BS in Environmental Engineering from Northern Arizona University. Member of the Navajo Nation.

Tim Foster
IT Instructor

M.A. Applied Sociology Northern Arizona University and B.A. in Sociology, Arizona State University.

Mobarak Hossain
Mathematics Instructor

Ph.D. in Economics, M.S. in Mathematics, University of Nevada, Reno; M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, B.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Dhaka

Hamidou Keita
Chemistry Instructor

PhD, in Chemistry, Clemson University; MSc in Polymer Chemistry, Bilkent University, Turkey.

Shaodong Lin
Mathematics Instructor

M.S. in Mathematics, University of Nevada Las Vegas and B.F.A. in Art Design, Dalian University of Technology

Dwayne Manuel
Art Instructor

M.F.A. in Studio Arts, University of Arizona. Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community.

Teresa Newberry
Science Instructor

Ph.D. in Biology, University of New Mexico; M.S. in Natural Resources, University of Michigan; B.S. in Physical Science, San Jose State University.

Curtis Peterson
Social & Behavioral Science Instructor

Ph.D. Psychology, Walden University, M.S. Psychology, Walden University, B.S. Psychology Idaho State University

Jason Post
GIS Instructor

Ph.D., Geoscience from Texas Tech University; Master of Science, Geography from Texas Tech University; Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science, from University of California Los Angeles; Associates Degree, Biology & Biochemistry from Marymount California University

Jacelle Ramon-Sauberan
Tohono O'odham Language and Culture Instructor

MA, American Indian Studies, The University of Arizona BA, Journalism, The University of Arizona. Member of the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Neal M. Wade
Business Instructor

MBA, University of Phoenix; B.A. in History, University of Arizona.

Heidi Wallace. Ph. D.
Writing and Humanities Instructor

Ph.D. in English Literature, University of Arizona M.A. in English Literature, SUNY Buffalo State University B.A. in English, SUNY Geneseo

Diona Williams
Early Childhood Education Instructor

M.Ed., Early Childhood Education and Special Education, Grand Canyon university, MA, Organizational Management, Specializing in Human Service, Ashford University

Tohono O'odham Studies Instructor