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Language Arts and Academic Development: Faculty & Staff

Merri Nelson

year started at AVC



schools attended and degrees received

BA in Communication Arts from Loyola Marymount University

BA in English from Cal State Northridge

Masters in Speech Communication from University Reno, Nevada

Secondary Ed. Single Subject/English Credential from Cal State Northridge


academic interests, general teaching areas

Interpersonal/Public Communication, English, Fiction/Poetry Writing


teaching philosophy

“Grant that we may not so much seek to be understood as to understand.”
—Saint Francis of Assisi