INTD Faculty

Our Interdisciplinary Studies faculty love what they teach. They bring learning alive by supporting, encouraging, and challenging their students through hands-on, project based learning.

Program Chair

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Katie Zanto Interdisciplinary Studies Program Chair, Associate ProfessorInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities

English, Outdoor Education

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7529


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Donna Axton Music Program Chair; ProfessorHumanities; Fine Arts

Music, Clinical Psychology

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7586

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Nicholas Babin Adjunct ProfessorInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities

Agroecology and Sustainable Development

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Terra Breeden Adjunct Faculty, MFA CW Coordinator & Graduate Admissions CounselorInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities

Journalism, English

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7520

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Jeremy Evans Adjunct FacultyInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities

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Suzanne Gollery ProfessorScience & Technology


Phone: 775-831-1314 x7456

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Rosie Hackett Outdoor Adventure Leadership Program Chair; Associate ProfessorInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities

Outdoor Leadership

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7499

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Brennan Lagasse Assistant ProfessorInterdisciplinary Studies; Science and Technology

Outdoor Leadership; Environmental & Social Sustainability

Phone: 775-881-1314 x7423

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Chris Lanier Associate ProfessorFine Arts

Digital Arts

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7421Website:

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Marina McCoy Adjunct FacultyInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities


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Kelsey Porter Adjunct FacultyInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities

Outdoor Education

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Andy Rost Chairman, Dept of Science & Technology; Associate Professor; Director of Summer ProgramsScience & Technology

Phone: 775-831-1314 x7532

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Devon Sampson Adjunct ProfessorInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities

Sustainability, Agroecology


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Jim Scripps Journalism Program Chair; Adjunct ProfessorInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities


Phone: 775-831-1314 x7422

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Daryl Teittinen Assistant ProfessorInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities

Outdoor Technical Training

Phone: (775) 831-1314 x7530

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Amanda Wiebush Adjunct ProfessorInterdisciplinary Studies; Humanities

Sustainability, Climate

Field Guides

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Calhoun Boone

Whitewater Guide

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Drew Fisher

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Saylor Flett

Whitewater guide, Outdoor Education


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Isaac Laredo

Outdoor Leadership

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Rachel Lightner

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Viren Perumal

Rock Climbing Guide, Wilderness Medicine

Website: Sierra Mountain Guides

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Daniel Ring

Fly Fishing

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Scott Valentine

Hydrology, Whitewater guide

Sierra Nevada College's Interdisciplinary Studies program offers majors in
Outdoor Adventure Leadership, Sustainability, Digital Arts & Business, Journalism & Media,
Psychology & Art or Music, and International Studies & Humanities