Kella Svetich, Ph.D.
English Instructor, Honors Instructor

Language Arts Division
     (650) 949-7924
     (650) 949-7695 (Fax)
     svetichkella@foothill.edu

Foothill campus
Office: 6018

Biography:
Kella grew up in Reno and the Bay Area, earned a BA and MA in English from the University of Nevada, Reno, just within eyeshot of the Circus Circus clown, worked for a while in UC San Diego's Epidemiology Department, taught for two years at Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany (where she never did see a Gutenberg Bible but did give a midterm to students who chainsmoked throughout the event), and ultimately finished a PhD at UC Davis in English and Critical Theory--she dissertated in 20th-century things, most significantly Filipino American fiction, trauma, chopped up bodies, etc., but she never encountered the apocryphal half-transparent cow. Now she fantasizes about moving to Siquijor, teaches at Foothill, and--with a pack of errant mammals--lives in San Francisco, where she dances flamenco, sails, and self-teaches the fine art of serenity urban driving. She is particularly creeped out by overly long sentences and talking about herself in third person.

Personal Quote:
"I do not think, therefore I am a moustache." --Jean-Paul Sartre


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Honors Program
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Summer Hours
 
M-Th: 7 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Closed: July 15 - August 17


 
 
Special Honors Institute Info and Sign-Up Event
 
July 27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Admin Bldg, Room 1960
Interested Students: Drop in to learn more about the honors program, submit your application and register for fall honors classes.
Please bring
your completed application, unofficial transcripts and test scores.


Online Forms
Application (Word)
Try An Honors App (Word)
Honors Scholars (Word)
Counseling Verification (Word)

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