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Pacific’s 2023 Commencement is less than a month away! Please help make the day extra special for our graduates! The university needs 15 more staff members to help with student support, guest seating, program distribution, shuttle driving and more.
Faculty from across Pacific's colleges advance through scholarship and excellence in teaching.
Enie Vaisburd
Vaisburd teaches courses in film and video production, history, and theory, in the Media Arts Department.
Twist teaches undergraduate courses in art history and was instrumental in the creation and development of the major at Pacific University. She currently serves as the art history program director.
Amanda Stead
Stead is the coordinator of the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders’ simulation program and is credentialed as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE).
Brendan Stamper
Stamper teaches medicinal chemistry, pharmacognosy, and hepatic physiology and function in the School of Pharmacy, where he also runs a research lab and oversees a summer research program.
Salgado teaches courses in the undergraduate psychology program in the College of Arts & Sciences, focusing on psychological health and well-being, mindfulness, and community psychology. 
Halley Read
Read’s clinical expertise is in mental health occupational therapy.
Chunming Liu
She is currently serving as the principle investigator for Childhood Atropine for Myopia Progression (CHAMP) study at Pacific University College of Optometry.
Kerry Mandulak
She has taught students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, collaborated on senior capstone projects with students in the CSD minor, and investigated the feasibility and outcomes of holistic review for graduate admissions in order to diversify the future CSD workforce.