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The Liberal Studies department faculty and affiliated instructors are fully dedicated to making every student's experience at Cal Poly fulfilling, meaningful, and challenging. All faculty members have substantial educational experience and are readily available to share that experience with students for both academic and career counseling.
The Liberal Studies office is currently operating virtually and is happy to serve you in the following ways:


May 18-June 15; August and September 2023
June 16-July 31, 2023
For information on campus health, please visit the Roadmap for a Healthy Campus website at
On campus information:

Liberal Studies Department
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0384 USA
Telecommuting number - call or text 805-242-3649 (best number to call)
office 805-756-2935

Liberal Studies Faculty and Staff

Please email each faculty member to request their Zoom office hours information.

Name TITLE Phone (805) Office Email Spring 2023 Office Hours
Lola Berber-Jiménez  Department Chair 242-3649 25-125C MW 1-2:30 PM
T 11 AM-12 PM & 1-2 PM
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Zoom information listed on booking site
Bronwyn Ciccone Department Coordinator 242-3649 25-125B I am typically on campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays - call or text me to make sure!  You can also email me to set up an appointment for any time M-Th 8:30 AM-4:00 PM.
Ken Barclay Faculty 756-6529 25-125E M-Th after class & by appointment
Contact instructor for location information
Gina Boldman Faculty Zoom Zoom M 3:30-4:00 PM; T 1:30-2:00 PM
Contact instructor for Zoom information
Amanda Frye Faculty 756-6509 25-124

MW 1-2 PM; TTh 2-3 PM; F by appointment

Contact instructor for Zoom information

Juleen Packard Faculty 756-6533 25-125B2 TTh 11:10 AM-12 PM
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Carol Littlefield-Halfman Faculty



W 5-7 PM at

David Mitchell

Physics & Liberal Studies Faculty



M 3-4 PM; T 10-11 AM; W 8-9 AM; Th 1-2 PM
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Jasmine Nation Faculty 756-2990 25-131 Contact instructor
Samuel Shalhoub Faculty 756-6529 25-125E MW 8:30-9:30 AM; TTh 10:30-11:30 AM; F 10:15-11:15 AM
All in 25-125E
Sarah Wells Faculty Zoom Zoom M 10-10:30 AM on Zoom at
Nancy Stauch Faculty 756-6587 25-126  
Russell Swanagon Emeritus Faculty 756-6529 25-125E TTh 1-2 PM, and M-Th by appointment
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Affiliated Faculty and Staff 

Name JOB TITLE phone (805) office Email Spring 2023 Office Hours

Megan Guise

SOE Faculty



Jess Jensen SOE Faculty 756-6420 02-132  

Elsa Medina

Mathematics Faculty



On sabbatical Spring 2023

Joel Orth

History Faculty



Briana Ronan SOE Faculty 756-5056 02-111  


Emeritus Faculty

Name Email

Anne Marie Bergen

Russell Swanagon

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