High School Student

John He (BS, UCLA)


Undergraduate Students (highest degree obtained, institution)

Michelle Baranski (BS and MS, SFSU; PhD, University of Washington)

Eli Berdougo (BS, SFSU; PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering)

Ricardo Collaco

Lisa Dorsey (BS, SFSU)

Ann Easton (BS, SFSU)

Michael Enriquez (BS, SFSU; enrolled in Medical School, Cuba)

Anthony Eritano (BS, SFSU; MS, SFSU; enrolled in PhD program at the Riken Institute in Japan)


Lisa Galli, Lab Manager photo
Chantilly Apollon, Visiting Professor (Holy Names University) photo
Jayden Dalton, Undergraduate student Photo not yet available!


Images of Chick EmbryosHow are Wnt signals transported from Wnt-producing cells to Wnt-responding cells?

Laura W Burrus

BS in Chemistry - College of William and Mary (1986)

PhD in Biochemistry - University of Wisconsin-Madison (1991)

Post-doc in Developmental Biology - Harvard University (1996)

Zena Mello, Ph.D.

Zena R. Mello is an Associate Professor of Psychology. She completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cognition and Development at the University of California, Berkeley; a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from the Pennsylvania State University, and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Dr. Mello has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the Institute for Education Sciences, and the American Educational Research Association.

Courses Taught

Professor Aaron teaches the following courses in Africana Studies & Race & Resistance Studies at San Francisco State University:


  • AFRS 215: Introduction to Black Family Studies, Department of Africana Studies, College of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University.


  • AFRS 304: Black People and the American Experience (Upper Division), Department of Africana Studies, College of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University.



Asian American Issues

  1. "After 50 years, Asian American Studies programs still hard to find," Anges Constante, NBC Asian America, June 27, 2019.
  2. "My Menu for Lunar New Year Guilt," Kat Chow, NPR, January 27, 2017


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