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Brandi Pretlow

Brandi Pretlow

Brandi Pretlow is the Director of the Leland Scholars Program and an alumna of Stanford (Class of 2005).  Brandi earned her master’s degree in education from Lesley University and holds an MSW degree from the University of Chicago.

Prior to returning to Stanford, Brandi worked...Read more

Cecilia Martinez

Cecilia Martinez

Cecilia is the Assistant Director of LSP. She graduated with her BA in Public Health from UC Berkeley and with her Ed.M in Higher Education from Harvard University. She worked as a college advisor for three years and most recently, as a program coordinator at Cal Poly, supporting students from low-income backgrounds...Read more

 


Joy Robinson

Joy Robinson

Joy Robinson is the Program Manager of the Leland Scholars Program and an alumna of Stanford (Class of 2018). In the fall of 2018, Joy aided in the success of the second Frosh 101 pilot as a Program Coordinator. Prior to graduation, Joy led a Frosh 101 section in Rinconada, was a resident...Read more


Residential Academic Directors

Omar Gomez

Omar Gomez

Hello lovely people!! So excited to meet you all!!! My name is Omar Gomez (he/they) and I was born in Los Angeles and raised in Lancaster CA. I am a current coterm student, where I majored in Human Biology ('21) and currently working on my Master of Science degree in Community Health and Prevention Research ('22)...Read more


Candice Kim

Candice Kim

Candice Kim, M.S. (she/they) is a fifth-year M.D./Ph.D. in Education student. Her research focuses on how to better assess and teach expert clinical decision-making to medical trainees. She is also passionate about designing and assessing curricula in social justice to train the future...Read more


Instructors-Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR)

Mutallip Anwar

Mutallip Anwar

Mutallip Anwar completed his PhD in Language & Rhetoric at the University of Washington. Prior to joining PWR, he taught college writing courses at the University of Washington and Highline College. His primary teaching and research interests include rhetoric and composition studies,...Read more
 


Megan Formato

Meg Formato

Meg Shields Formato is a lecturer in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford and a tutor in the Hume Center for Speaking and Writing. She holds a PhD in History of Science from Harvard University and a BA in English from Amherst College. As a historian of modern science and technology,...Read more
 


Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson holds a B.A. in Art History with Honors from the University of Maryland at College Park and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Education (Language, Literacy and Culture Division) from the University of California, Berkeley.

Prior to Stanford, Jennifer taught courses in the Linguistics...Read more


Lisa Marie Swan

Lisa Marie Swan

Lisa Swan is a lecturer in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric. She holds a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in English Education from the University of Maryland. Her research interests include composition pedagogy, equity, and faculty professional development. Lisa has...Read more


Instructors - Math

Sean Cotner

Sean Cotner

Sean Cotner is a 3rd year math PhD student at Stanford, originally from State College, Pennsylvania. Before coming to Stanford, he was an undergraduate at Penn State, where he received a Bachelor's degree in mathematics. Sean's research interests lie in algebraic geometry and number theory. He...Read more


Winnie Huang

Winne Huang

Winnie Huang (she/her) is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Chemical Engineering. She was part of the LSP 7 cohort in 2018. Currently, Winnie is a member of the Mai Research Group, with her Honors Thesis focusing on the structural characterization of calcium-responsive proteins. The...Read more


Jared Marx-Kuo

Jared Marx-Kuo

Jared Marx-Kuo (he/him/his) is a second year Ph.D. student in mathematics. Originally from Silver Spring, Maryland, Jared has had a long-standing love for math and the natural sciences. His research focuses on geometric analysis and mathematical physics, and he works with Rafe Mazzeo and...Read more


Slava Naprienko

Slava Naprienko

Slava Naprienko is a Ph.D. student in math at Stanford. He earned his B.S. in math from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. His research interests are the representation theory of p-adic groups and integrable systems. He has a variety of interests and hobbies including rock...Read more


Dana Paquin

Dana Paquin

Dr. Dana Paquin earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics at Stanford University in 2007.  She is currently an Associate Professor of Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University, and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University.  Previously, she was the Division Head of...Read more