Main Content Region

Alumni Profiles

CSUSB Department of English logo
Adele Hutchinson

Adele Hutchinson (B.A. 2007)Permissions Manager, American Psychological Association“I knew I wanted to work in the publishing industry,” says Adele Hutchison, “because I love to read so much.” 

Alanna Trejo
Alanna Trejo

Alanna Trejo (B.A. 2007)Presidential Aide, California State University Channel IslandsAlanna Trejo didn’t start out as an English major. 

Amanda Baker
Amanda Baker

Amanda Baker (B.A. 2015)Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Army

Andrea Harlin
Andrea Harlin

Andrea “Nikki” Harlin, (B.A. 2014, M.F.A. 2016) Field Representative, Congressman Pete Aguilar District Office Andrea (“Nikki”) Harlin works for an elected official

Brock Brawner
Brock Brawner

Brock Brawner (B.A. 2016)Copywriter, HyattWard AdvertisingBrock Brawner gets paid to write, and he writes a lot.

Candace Loya
Candace Loya

Candace Loya (B.A. 2003)Community Content Manager, EsriThe English major “taught me to be an excellent storyteller”.

Catherine Perez
Catherine Perez

Catherine Perez (B.A. 2011)Attorney, District Attorney’s Office, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

Jessica Lee
Jessica Lee

Jessica Lee (B.A. 2011, M.A. 2013)Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, Principal Financial Group

Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams  (B.A. 2014)Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Student

John Neiuber
John Neiuber

John Neiuber (B.A. 1977)CEO, Trinity Youth Services“An English major will open doors that you never thought possible,” says John Neiuber, knowingly. 

Kim Hunsaker
Kim Hunsaker

Kim Hunsaker (B.A. 1997, M.P.A. 2015)Special Projects Liaison, CSUSB Student Health Center

Lauren Gray
Lauren Gray

Like many English majors, Lauren Gray loved her English classes but unequivocally knew that she didn’t love the idea of teaching. Other students also fear that a degree in English is the surest path to

Miguel Reid
Miguel Reid

For the past 16 years Miguel Reid has been a tenure-line Associate Professor of English and English as a Second Language (ESL) at Riverside Community College (RCC). It wasn’t a direct path for Miguel between

Mischa Tacchia
Mischa Tacchia

Mischa Tacchia (B.A. 2006, M.P.A. 2013)English Teacher, Indian Springs High School. 

Sara Gerber
Sara Gerber

Sara Gerber (B.A. 2009, M.F.A. 2011)Human Resources Business Partner, Monster Energy 

Sarah Sikora
Sarah Sikora

Sarah Sikora (B.A. 2018)Marketing Intern, Cosmetics and Fashion, New York

Steven Gomez
Steven Gomez

We caught up with CSUSB alum Steven Gomez while he was in Estonia—only one of the many destinations that have characterized Steven’s far-flung career teaching English abroad. Since completing his B.A. in English

Tracy Vaughn-Manley
Tracy Vaughn-Manley

Dr. Tracy Vaughn-Manley (B.A. 1995)Associate Professor of African American Literature, Northwestern University

Victoria Porraz
Victoria Porraz

Victoria Porraz (B.A. 2001)English Teacher, Granite Hills High School