Faculty

Jennifer Anderson

Full-time Instructor

  • Email: jeanders@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-4185
  • Office Location: R230 P

  • Bio:

    Hello!  Please call me Jen.  I am a full-time Communication Studies faculty member at Bellevue College.  I worked in the non-profit sector and taught at Green River Community College prior to teaching at Bellevue College.  I’ve been at BC since 2007 as an adjunct instructor and became a full-time faculty member in 2013.  I have […]


Whitney Anspach

Adjunct Instructor

  • Email: wancpach@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2097
  • Office Location: R230 L

  • Bio:

    When not teaching various Communication  Studies courses at Bellevue College you will find Whitney camped out at cafes  in Wedgwood working on her dissertation (entitled What makes young  people participate in politics: The relationships among national identity, EU  political mobilization campaigns, and the political behavior of German youth) and/or succumbing to her addiction to a  […]


Rachel Binns

Adjunct Instructor


Lee Buxton

Adjunct Instructor

  • Email: lee.buxton@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-3064
  • Office Location: R230 L

  • Bio:

    I  have been teaching at Bellevue  College since the spring of  1984. I have also taught at Highline Community  College and the University  of Washington. The road to  teaching was not direct. I ran a swimming program for Seattle Public Schools,  worked as a fashion buyer for a large retailer, consulted in small and large  […]


Renee DeHeck

Adjunct Instructor

  • Email: renee.deheck@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2115
  • Office Location: R230 L

  • Bio:

    Renee DeHeck is a graduate of California State University,  Stanislaus in Turlock, CA with a BA in Organizational Communications and a  Masters of Arts, in Mass Communication Management also from CSU, Stanislaus. Prior to becoming an educator, Ms. DeHeck has a diverse  background of 25 years in the Media/Advertising Industry. Her early beginnings  were with […]


Matthew Edwards

Adjunct Instructor


Theresa Ford

Adjunct Instructor


Stephanie Hurst

Full-time Instructor

  • Email: stephanie.hurst@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-3062
  • Office Location: R230 V

  • Bio:

    Stephanie came to Bellevue  College in 2003 having previously taught at Palm Beach Community College and  California State University Long Beach. Stephanie has her  M.A. in Speech Communication from California State University, Long Beach, where she was also the assistant to the Director of the Center for First  Amendment Studies and the Freedom of Expression […]


Amanda Jankus

Adjunct Instructor

  • Email: a.junkus@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2120
  • Office Location: R230 L

  • Bio:

    Amanda Jankus (Lundquist) came to the Pacific Northwest in 2010 from Chicago. Her love for the Windy City followed her as she brings her passion and excitement into the classroom, striving to create a fun and inviting environment for all of her students.  Amanda earned her Master’s in Communication from Purdue University and taught Introduction […]


Michael Korolenko

Full-time Instructor

  • Email: michael.korolenko@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-4109
  • Office Location: R230 J

  • Bio:

    Michael Korolenko was  born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, New York, which in itself is a  frightening concept to contemplate. He did undergraduate work in English and  film at Vassar College where he was in one of the first co-educational  graduating classes which to this day causes him endless consternation. While  doing graduate […]


Li Liu

Full-time Instructor

  • Email: li.liu@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2646
  • Office Location: R230 P

  • Bio:

    I’ve taught communication related courses at University of Washington and several community colleges in the Puget Sound area for seven years before I joined the Bellevue College faculty. I received my PhD of Intercultural Communication from University of Washington, Seattle, and Master of International Communication from Peking University, China. My research curiosity has been focused […]


Jacob London

Adjunct Instructor


Amy Miller

Adjunct Instructor

  • Email: amy.miller@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2235
  • Office Location: C206

  • Bio:

    Amy Miller is originally from Washburn, N.D. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication and English with a writing concentration from the University of Jamestown in Jamestown, N.D. Her PhD. is in interpersonal and organizational communication from North Dakota State University. Amy currently serves as the faculty advisor for The Watchdog, Bellevue College’s student newspaper. […]


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Laura Nudelman

Full-time Instructor

  • Email: lnudelma@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2358
  • Office Location: R230 V

  • Bio:

    I have been teaching  over 20 years at Bellevue College. I was hired immediately after I finished my MA in Speech Communication from San Diego State University. Before SDSU, I  attended University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA, where I received a BA in  Communication and English. My first experience in the discipline of  Communication was […]


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Katherine Oleson

CMST Dept. Chair/Full-time Instructor

  • Email: koleson@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-3050
  • Office Location: R230 U

  • Bio:

    I have been teaching  at Bellevue College since 2005. I taught part-time for two quarters and then  was hired as a full-time faculty member of the Speech Department. In the summer  2008 quarter, we merged the Speech & the Communication Departments into the  Communication Studies Department. I attended Gustavus  Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN, […]


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Debra Pope

Adjunct Instructor

  • Email: debbie.pope@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2103
  • Office Location: R230 L

  • Bio:

    Debbie Pope serves as an Assistant Professor of  Communication at Seattle Pacific University and joined the adjunct faculty at  Bellevue College in Fall 2009. Prior to becoming a full-time faculty member at  SPU, Debbie taught for fourteen years in both the English and Communication  Departments at Northwest University in Kirkland.   She earned her B.A. in […]


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Art Sanders

Adjunct Instructor

  • Email: art.sanders@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2160
  • Office Location: R230 L

  • Bio:

    The biggest thrill behind the KOMO microphone comes the moment I’m the first to deliver breaking news to the audience. Hear me on KOMO Radio 7-midnight Tues-Fri and Noon-5pm Saturdays.I’ve been an announcer on ‘The Price Is Right’, a disc jockey, a talk show Hostand I teach broadcasting courses at Bellevue College – in my […]


Hank Sitko

Adjunct Instructor

  • Email: hank.sitko@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2130
  • Office Location: R230 L

  • Bio:

    Hank Sitko received his BBA from the University of Texas in Austin, TX and his MA in Communications from Bowling Green State University.  He’s been teaching communication courses for over 10 years.  He enjoys teaching all aspects of communication as well as film and media courses. Prior to teaching, Hank served in several senior executive positions […]


Alan Yabui

Alan Yabui

Full-time Instructor

  • Email: a.yabui@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-3083
  • Office Location: R230 C
  • Office Hours: Daily 9:30-11:30

  • Bio:

    Alan has taught at  Bellevue College since the fall of 1993. His prior teaching experiences include  teaching Geography at the United States Air Force Academy for six years (1967-69,  1972-76) and Speech Communication at Montana State University (1989-93). Alan served in the  United States Air Force for 25 years and retired with the rank of […]