Donna Kalmbach Phillips, PhD

Professor of Education
503-352-1452
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).​

Education

PhD, Oregon State University

MS, Western Oregon State University

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Donna Kalmbach Phillips

A new scholarship fund for Latinx students in the College of Education is one way Professor Donna Phillips shows her gratitude.

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Education Professor Donna Kalmbach Phillips finds fulfillment — and applicability — in her work promoting literacy.

The Bachelor of Education in Teaching & English Language Learning offers a route for first-generation students to become teachers in their own communities.