Leticia P. López, Ph.D.

AVP Organizational Development

Council Term: 2018-2020

San Diego Mesa College

Dr. Leticia P. López is the HSI Title III & Title V Programs Manager at San Diego Mesa College. Prior to this, she was a Professor of Spanish for 15 years in the Languages Department at Mesa.  She is of Cuban heritage and grew up in Los Angeles where she graduated with a B.S. in Biochemistry and B.A. in Spanish from Mount St Mary’s College.  She went on to earn a Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literature from UC Santa Barbara.  She identifies as a community college advocate, a Latina champion of student success, a lifelong learner, and a travel enthusiast. Dr. Lopez has been newly appointed to the AHSIE Council for 2018-2020.