Former Associate Professor of English, Biola University
Former Dean of Humanities, Biola University
Dr. Cassandra Van Zandt is the former Dean of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division of the School of Arts and Sciences at Biola University. Van Zandt supervised the English, history/government/social sciences, modern languages, philosophy, and sociology departments and the Torrey Honors Institute, comprising about 600 major students along with much of the University's undergraduate general education core. Van Zandt was a member of the faculty in the Department of English at Biola since 2006. Before that, she was faculty in the English Department at Vanguard University for several years. She obtained her M.A. and Ph.D. in English from UC Riverside with an emphasis in American Literature. She has participated on the Faculty Town Hall Steering Committee and the Diversity Leadership Committee.