Faculty

Guy Smith, MA

Chair, BA Program
Received his MA from SDSU and has over 40 years experience as an instructor and a administrator in higher education.
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Ed Bastian, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Ed Bastian holds a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies and lived for years in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in India.

Gina Bell, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Gina earned her B.A. in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Psychology at AUSB after completing a double major in law and philosophy from Santa Barbara City College. Gina also earned a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Santa Barbara.

Latonya Evans, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Latonya received a doctorate in Counseling/Clinical/School Psychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2000. Her specialization within that program was Counseling Psychology with emphasis in cross-cultural and diversity issues.

John Forhan, JD

Adjunct Faculty
John received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence at the University of Notre Dame and completed a certificate in International Law at the University of London.

Hymon Johnson, MBA, EdD

Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Johnson brings a wide range of knowledge in such areas as: cultural and global diversity, service learning, comparative philosophy, comparative religion, meditation, business ethics and social responsibility, philosophy of education, and education reform.

Shara Keller, MFA

Affiliate Faculty
Shara received her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. She is a prize-winning poet, and her work has appeared in newspapers and academic journals.

Harold Salas-Kennedy, PhD

Adjunct Faculty

Anna Kwong

Adjunct Faculty
Her professional background includes, but is not restrained to, international business management, leadership and trade.

Susan Lambrose, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Susan earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from AUSB. She is an MFT Intern, working at Phoenix of Santa Barbara in the out patient dual diagnosis program.

Susan Lang, MA, LMFT

Adjunct Faculty
Susan received her California Teaching Credential at College of Notre Dame Belmont, a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from California State University Northridge, and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from AUSB.

Stuart S. Light, MA, MEd, LMFT

Affillate Faculty
Stuart is currently a member of the staff at the Family Therapy Institute of Santa Barbara, providing therapy to individuals, couples and families. He was formerly the Lead Clinician for the Santa Barbara County ACT Team working with severely mentally ill clients

Adam MacDougall

Adjunct Faculty
Adam MacDougall received his BA with an emphasis in World Literature and Cultural Studies from UC Santa Cruz, an MA in English with an emphasis in Teaching Writing from Humboldt State University, and a M.Ed. and teaching credential in English from UC Santa Barbara.

Lily Maestas, MSW

Adjunct Faculty
In her 20 plus years in the field of Career Counseling Lily has been deeply involved in the program development of Career Counseling Centers on campuses across the country and has presented seminars concerning career counseling theory.

Michele Mollkoy, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Michele has over ten years of experience consulting with organizations and individuals in the areas of talent/performance management and strategic process.

Dick Morrow

MA, PhD
Dr. Morrow's major teaching responsibilities have been in the field of Communication including Dyadic Communication, Group Dynamics, Public Speaking and Mass Media.

Jim Murray, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Jim Murray, M.A., received his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. Murray is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in working with teens, adolescents and substance abuse. He is also an accomplished journalist.

Jacqueline Oliveira, MA

Adjunct Faculty
Received her Master’s of Arts degree at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont and is a practicing interculturalist, consulting with domestic and international corporations and assisting clients to develop their workforce through global leadership, management and team development.

Dawn Osborn, PhD

Core Faculty
received her PhD in Ocean Sciences from the UC Santa Cruz and is a lecturer in Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology.
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Meryl Peters, MFA

Adjunct Faculty
Meryl completed her undergraduate studies in Creative Writing at Vermont College in Montpelier, Vermont and received a Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Antioch University Los Angeles.

Lori Pye, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Pye’s background consists of NPO and NGO environmental and marine conservation management (Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Terra Azul, Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures) and academic instruction.

Stanley M. Roden, JD

Adjunct Faculty
Stan received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1966. His undergraduate degree is in political science from UC Berkeley, 1963

Frank Price Rust III, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Frank received his doctorate in developmental psychology research in 1984 from UCSB. He completed postdoctoral training in maternal and child health statistics and epidemiology in 1992.

Barbara Savage

Adjunct Faculty
She holds Master of Arts in Organizational Management (MAOM) from Antioch University Santa Barbara, and for over the past fourteen years has served as President of the Tribal Trust Foundation.

Kaitlyn Stewart, MEd

Adjunct Faculty
Kaitlyn received her MEd from he University of California, Santa Barbara. She is also a credentialed school psychologist in California.

Dorthe Pernille Walker, MBA, M.Econ.

Adjunct Faculty
Pernille received her Master’s in Economics from the University of Copenhagen and an MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Juan A. Zaragoza, BA

Adjunct Faculty
Juan received his bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis on ethnomusicology at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2005. He is a recipient of the Santa Barbara Independent’s Local Hero Award in 2007 for his community service with youth