Full-time Faculty

Cascadia’s faculty come from a wide variety of backgrounds and have diverse educational experiences and professional connections. They share Cascadia’s dedication to a student-centered active learning environment. To learn more, click on the faculty name.

Full Time Tenured Faculty Discipline
Gail Alexander Environmental Technologies and
Sustainable Practices

Brian Bansenauer, PhD Business and Information Technology

Cynthia Bea Mathematics 

David Bucci English

Rebecca Burke Mathematics

Chris Byrne, PhD Physics

Lisa Citron, PhD Economics

Catherine Crain, PhD Psychology

Chris Cuneo Infrastructure Technology

Sociology - currently on leave as Fulbright Scholar in Japan for 2014-15

Basic Skills

Robyn Ferret English

Dianne Fruit Spanish

Christopher Gildow Art

Mary Halecki  Basic Skills 

Margaret Harbol PhD Chemistry

Panagiotis Hatziandreas Psychology - currently on leave in Ethiopia for 2014-15

Walter Hudsick English

Marc Hyman Accounting/Business

Natasa Kesler Biology

Jessica Ketcham, PhD English

Jared Leising English

Megan Luce Developmental Math

Nader Nazemi, PhD Political Science

David Ortiz Communication

Michael Panitz Business and Information Technology

Jesús Pérez, PhD History

Debora Pontillo Art/Drama

Mohandas Raj Engineering

Erin Richards Political Science

Sadie Rosenthal Biology

Midori Sakura Earth and Environmental Science

Tori Saneda Anthropology

Sharon Saxton Mathematics

Natalie Serianni Developmental English

David Shapiro Philosophy

Gene Taylor History

Hernando Tellez, PhD Mathematics

John VanLeer Earth Science

Steve Yramategui Mathematics
Faculty Emeritus
David Buchthal, PhD  Mathematics

David Reichgott, PhD
One Year Full Time Faculty 2014-2015 Discipline
Jeffery Stephens  Chemistry

 Debra Waddell  Communication