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 Latinx champion of student success, a lifelong learner, and a travel enthusiast. Dr. Lopez has been newly appointed to the AHSIE Council for 2018-2020.