2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Lisa William (’92, Journalism, ’96, English) will be speaking on "Unpacking Your Positionality: Know Thyself In Order to Serve Others," and her experience at Humboldt State University. This will be followed by a question & answer session.
Lisa William is a professor at California State University, Sacramento and San Joaquin Delta College. Lisa teaches more than nine courses a semester while maintaining a very active service and publication record. Lisa has authored and co-authored nearly 25 academic journals, articles, book chapters and other publications.
Each semester, she teaches popular courses on topics like Urban education, discourse on race and gender in educational settings, and social and psychological foundations of multicultural education. Lisa is committed to improving opportunities for all her students. She has served as a mentor in the CSUS Pathways Fellows program, advisor for the CSUS McNair Scholars, and co-advisor for the CSUS Graduate Education Student Association.
Lisa is the 2018-2019 recipient of the CSUS College of Education Outstanding Teaching Award, the 2012 UC Davis Distinguished Alumni Award, the 2006 International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning Distinguished Fellows Presentation Award, and the 1999 Sacramento City Unified School District Teacher of the Month.