College of Humanities

Dean Jeffrey Reeder

College of Humanities Dean Jeffrey Reeder spent AY 2021-22 as the CSU International Programs Resident Director for Spain. Prior to that, he was Chair of the Modern Language and Literatures Department at Sonoma State University where he taught Spanish courses in Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Teacher Education, and Translation. In addition to being the Department Chair, Dr. Reeder served in a broad range of administrative roles at Sonoma, including: Coordinator of the Program in Spanish from 2009 to 2018, Acting Chair of Native American Studies 2019-2021, and Interim Director of the Jewish Studies Program in 2019. He joined Sonoma’s Department of Modern Language and Literatures in 1998 attaining the rank of Professor in 2009. Dr. Reeder is also the author of numerous publications on Spanish language acquisition, translation, and education. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a B.A. and an M.A. in Spanish and holds a Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics from the University of Texas at Austin.