Meet Dr. Lisa Lawrenson, Acting Superintendent/President, San Joaquin Delta College

Lisa Lawrenson

Dr. Lisa Aguilera Lawrenson has 28 years of experience as a community college professor, administrator, and social justice educator/trainer in California and Washington. She has expertise in culturally relevant curriculum design, social justice strategic planning, and mentoring. Her dissertation focused on the experiences of Hispanic students in developmental English in community colleges. 

In addition to serving as an English/Multicultural Humanities Professor, Dr. Aguilera Lawrenson has served as the Dean of Humanities at American River College (ARC), the Associate Vice President of Instruction at ARC, the Interim Vice President of Instruction at Cosumnes River College, the Interim Vice President of Student Services at ARC, the Vice President of Instruction at ARC, and most recently as the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction at San Joaquin Delta College where she was hired in 2020. 

She has led initiatives in basic skills/curriculum, equity, international education, strategic planning, college redesign, and governance.