Stephanie came to Bellevue College in 2003 having previously taught at Palm Beach Community College and California State University Long Beach. Stephanie earned her M.A. in Speech Communication from California State University, Long Beach where she served as the Assistant to the Director of the Center for First Amendment Studies and was awarded a fellowship through the Freedom of Expression Foundation. Her particular interest of study and teaching is in Intercultural Communication.
Courses she has taught include Intercultural Communication, Small Group Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Introduction to Public Speaking, Introduction to Communication and Advanced Communication in Business and Technology. Stephanie’s teaching philosophy incorporates practical application of scholarly theory in an effort to improve students’ lives.