TRANSFORMATIVE STUDIES

Administration and Staff

Administration and Staff For Transformative Studies

Director

Kathy Littles, PhD, joined CIIS in 2006 as an Adjunct Professor in the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program. While teaching at CIIS, Dr. Littles held an administrative position in the Cultural Arts and Marketing Division for the City of Oakland. Previous administrative positions include the Cultural Council for Monterey County in Carmel, Calif., and University of California, Santa Barbara. In 2006 she earned her doctorate in cultural studies with a designated emphasis in feminist theory and research from the University of California, Davis. She earned a BA in anthropology and art from St. Mary's College of California in 1994, and her MA in anthropology from San Francisco State in 1998. Research interests include critical race theory, feminist theory, African Art, and the semiotics of museums and ethnic art. Visit the Transformative Leadership page and the Transformative Studies page.

Program Manager

Martha Brumbaugh, PhD, is the Program Manager for the Transformative Inquiry Department. She has worked as a liaison between students and administration since 2001. Dr. Brumbaugh is a graduate of the Transformative Learning & Change (2006) program at CIIS as well as the Organizational Development and Transformation Master's Program (1999) and the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program (1997). Her doctoral dissertation focused on the impact of cross-cultural Shamanic practices on white, middle-aged, middle-class women. She is an artist who has mentored women and men on spiritual paths since 1988. She leads visionary quests throughout the western United States and facilitates workshops on the Tarot and Sacred Arts and Crafts.