Team

Sayumi Irey

Sayumi Irey


  • Bio:

    Dr. Irey is a tenured faculty and has extensive leadership experiences in both instruction and student services.  She has served as a coordinator for Faculty Professional Development, chair of Cultural and Ethnic Studies, and interim director of Multicultural Student Services.  She was also the first Diversity Caucus co-chairs (2002) and provided collaborative leadership with her […]


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Yoshiko Harden


  • Bio:

    Harden, with over a decade of experience as a student affairs practitioner, comes to us from Highline Community College, in Des Moines, where she has held several positions, including: Director of Multicultural Services and Student Development.


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Beabe Akpojovwo


  • Bio:

    Beabe Akpojovwo a native of Seattle has been employed with Bellevue College for five years, as the Assistant to the Vice President for Diversity. Prior to this position, she served as the Office Manager in the Regional Scales Node department at the University of Washington, and 11 years as the Field Office Manager for Casey […]


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Lori Saffin


  • Bio:

    Born and raised in Cincinnati, Lori moved to Washington to get a Ph.D. in American Studies at WSU. Lori who is the Program Chair for Sociology, joined BC in 2008.  Lori teaches: Introduction to Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Men and Masculinities; Queer Studies; Sexualities; Intersections of Race/Class/Gender; Deviance.