Previously Provost Littles served as Dean of the School of Consciousness and Transformation and Director of the Transformative Inquiry Department at CIIS before leaving for Saint Mary’s College in 2019. She brings to CIIS many years of leadership experience in higher education and a firm understanding of the CIIS mission and Seven Commitments. Her tenure of experience also includes faculty positions at the University of California at Davis, Berkeley City College, and the College of Marin. Prior to her academic career, she served as the arts education coordinator for Monterey County, as well as the Cultural Funding Program coordinator for the City of Oakland.
She earned a PhD in Cultural Studies from the University of California at Davis, an MA in Anthropology from San Francisco State University, and a BA in Anthropology and Art from Saint Mary’s College of California.