M.A.I.A., Visual Communications, San Francisco State University
Prof. Baltrip has been teaching at CCSF since 2001
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Article Print Magazine: March/April 2006
Member: American Institute of Graphic Artists
Member: Visual Media Alliance
Member: Organization of Black Designers
B.A., Boston College
Beth Cataldo began her teaching career at City College as a part-time instructor in 2001 and was hired as a full-time instructor and coordinator of the Multimedia Studies Program in 2003.
Before teaching, Cataldo worked for more than 15 years in the publishing world, starting up and running new magazines, CD-ROMs and web sites about technology and entertainment for a variety of publishers, including Microsoft, Ziff-Davis, IDG and Inc Publishing.
She began teaching in 2001, and received a Master's in Instructional Technology from San Francisco State University in 2003. She has been the Multimedia Studies Program Coordinator since 2003, creating and updating new curriculum and certificates that reflect employment trends in the Bay Area and advising students about the best paths to success.
Cataldo also works with the Mid Pacific Information and Communications Technologies team at City College of San Francisco, representing the fast-growing field of digital media.
Cataldo also enjoys creating media, including documentaries, and has recently shown her movie "Ray Bandar: A Life with Skulls," at several local and national film festivals as well as on the educational channel NETA. Her interest in the natural history of mammals and citizen science has also compelled her to work as a Winter Wildlife Docent at Point Reyes National Seashore, and as a volunteer at the Marine Mammal Center and the Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association. She is also currently volunteering as a surveyor for the Tsunami Debris Monitoring Program in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Master of Arts, San Francisco State University
Prof. Fong has been an instructor in the Multimedia Studies Program since 2001
CMS Website Migration Project Coordinator
CCSF Hiring Committee
Faculty Sponsor for the Peer Mentoring Program
BFA Fine Arts Carnegie Mellon University
B.A., M.A. in English, University of Punjab (Pakistan); M.A. and Ph.D. in English, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; graduate-level courses in political science, history, and comparative religions; Fulbright scholar; recipient of two National Endowment for the Humanities awards; several publications
Prof. Jabbar has been teaching at CCSF since 1968:
Full-time: from 1968 to 2003 in English and Interdisciplinary Studies Departments
Since 2003: Professor Emeritus, Interdisciplinary Studies and Social Sciences Departments
Education is the only equalizer. To build a truly democratic and egalitarian society, community colleges, with their open-door policies, embrace all segments of society to provide high-quality education. Community college students often don't have the luxury to be full-time students. They have to juggle jobs, family responsibilities, activism for reform, and studies simultaneously. They deserve all avenues of support and incentives to achieve their educational goals in a supportive environmment that, at the same time, upholds high academic standards.
Member and Chair of the Personnel Committee, English Department, for several years
Chair, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, for 6 years
Member and Chair of several hiring committees
Faculty Advisor to several students' clubs: General Union of Palestinian Students; Muslim Students Association; South Asian Cultural Association
Book: "Reading and Writing with Multicultural Literature" -- a textbook for English 1B, humanities, and similar courses -- was first published in 2010. The second edition came out in 2011.
Chapter in a book: "A Mirror to Our Faces: The Short Stories of Khushwant Singh," Chapter 10 of "Sikh Art and Literature," ed. Kerry Brown (Routledge, 1999)
"Solving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict," "The Journal of America," American Institute of International Studies, January 5, 2009.
"Beyond Stereotypes: E. M. Forster's Vision of Global Unity in 'A Passage to India'," "Humanities Journal" (Spring 1989)
Review of "The True Subject: Selected Poems of Faiz Ahmed Faiz," "Journal of South Asian Literature," Michigan State University, Vol. 26, 1991, Nos. 1 & 2, 156-170
"Varieties of Love in D. H. Lawrence's 'Women in Love'." My lecture is available as audio cassette No. 0-A from Cassette Productions Unlimited, Pasadena, California 91105.
Extracurricular: Chair, Board of Directors, Central Asia Institute, a U.S.-based non-governmental organization that opens and operates schools in remote regions of neglected areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Hobbies: Tennis, walking, activism for political and social justice