Full-Time Faculty

Dr.  Elaine Correa
Dr. Elaine Correa
Department Chair
Phone 661-654-3066
E-mail ecorrea1@csub.edu
Office EDUC 150

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Dr. Elaine Correa is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Child, Adolescent, and Family Studies at California State University, Bakersfield.  She earned her Ph.D. from McGill University, (Montreal, Canada) where she continues to serve as a Research Associate at the Institute of Gender, Research, and Feminist Studies.   She has served as the President of the Faculty at Medaille College (2015-2017), and currently holds membership in several Professional Associations, as well as Research Affiliations.  She has taught in the fields of Women’s Studies, Education, and Canadian Studies in the United States and Canada. Her research interests include the areas of educational equity, critical feminist pedagogy, popular culture, multiculturalism, service learning and e-learning. She is a strong advocate for experiential learning, with special attention to designing opportunities for students to merge theory with practice.  Most recently, Dr. Correa was a Visiting Professor at the University of Verona, Italy where she worked on a research project addressing digital media and early childhood education.  Dr. Correa has worked on many international research projects and has published several articles.  She continues to participate in regional, national and international conferences, particularly with a focus on technology integration in learning.

Dr.  Alexander Reid
Dr. Alexander Reid
Assistant Professor
Phone 661-952-5050
E-mail areid2@csub.edu
Office AV400 Room 407

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Alexander Reid is an assistant professor in the Department of Child, Adolescent, and Family Studies, where he teaches courses and advises students at CSUB’s branch campus in Antelope Valley.  He graduated with his Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Connecticut.  He is also a CSU alumnus, receiving his M.A. and B.A. in the Department of Psychology from California State University, Northridge. He has taught a variety of courses in the fields of psychology, human development, and family studies.  His research interests include: (1) exploring how culture influences romantic relationship development in adolescence and emerging adulthood, and (2) investigating how different contexts (e.g., neighborhood, family, school, peers) influence adolescent development in different cultural groups.

Amanda Tumblin
Amanda Tumblin
Phone 661-654-6280
E-mail atumblin@csub.edu
Office EDUC 154

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Amanda Tumblin received her B.A in Child Development and her M.A in Early Childhood and Family Education from CSUB. She has worked at CSUB since 2006 first as an Academic Advisor and then as a Lecturer. Her past experience includes being a preschool teacher, infant/toddler teacher, site supervisor, and a grant/project advisor.


Brenda Portillo
Brenda Portillo
Administrative Support Coordinator II
Phone 661-654-2545
E-mail bportillo3@csub.edu
Office EDUC 151