Sanford College of
Education

As private, nonprofit institution, National University is dedicated to providing accessible, achievable education to adult learners — a mission supported by our distinguished faculty members.

Each faculty member brings their passion and expertise to the classroom, both on location or online, and provides unwavering support to students throughout their program. Because our professors and instructors are practitioners in their fields, students gain real-world, career-relevant skills that set them up for success in their current roles and future career endeavors.

Sanford College of Education

Dr. Jessica Alvarado

Associate Professor

Dr. Valerie Amber

Associate Professor

Brian Arnold

Associate Professor

Dr. Jyothi Bathina

Associate Professor

Dr. Sharen Bertrando

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sharlyn Crump

Assistant Professor

Dr. Prem Dean

Associate Professor

Dr. Patricia Dickenson

Associate Professor

Dr. Diana Dobrenen

Assistant Professor

Ms. Melanie Facundo

Associate Faculty

Dr. Natasha Ferrell

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nanette Fritschmann

Associate Professor

Dr. Susan Gilbert

Associate Professor

Dr. Yxstian Gutierrez

Assistant Professor

Dr. David Karell

Associate Professor

Ms. Gail Lancaster

Associate Faculty

Dr. Sam Marandos

Assistant Professor

Dr. Teri Marcos

Professor

Dr. James Mbuva

Professor

Dr. Heather Michel

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ronald Morgan

Associate Professor

Mr. Scott Moss

Associate Faculty

Ms. Torrie Norton

Associate Faculty

Dr. Dina Pacis

Professor

Dr. Terri Pieretti

Associate Faculty

Dr. Bonnie Plummer

Associate Faculty

Dr. Jennifer Preimesberger

Assistant Professor

Dr. David Rago

Associate Professor

Dr. Sladjana Rakich

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ida Randall

Professor

Dr. Sonia Rodriguez

Associate Professor

Dr. Glenn Sewell

Associate Professor

Dr. Gerold Simon

Assistant Professor

Dr. Allison Smith

Assistant Professor

Mrs. Elisabeth Snider

Associate Faculty

Dr. Patricia Traynor-Nilsen

Associate Professor

Dr. Lily Tsuda

Associate Faculty

Dr. Gabriela Walker

Associate Professor

Dr. Zhonghe Wu

Professor