Donna Kalmbach Phillips, PhD

Professor of Education
Woodburn Campus 104

Donna Kalmbach Phillips is passionate about her work on the Pacific Woodburn Campus. She finds joy and inspiration learning alongside the Latinx, Russian, and other first-generation students becoming-teacher.

“We pitch our teaching into an abyss between self and self, self and other. An yet something, and hopefully not a repetitive echo, but an inquisitive, ironic echo – a difference that makes a difference -returns” – Elizabeth Ellsworth, (1997).​


PhD, Oregon State University

MS, Western Oregon State University