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Southwestern College Santa Fe, NM

PhD Program Faculty


Ann Filemyr, PhD
Ann Filemyr, PhD
PhD Program Director

Ann Filemyr, PhD, serves as President of Southwestern College, Director of the Ecotherapy Certificate and founding Program Director of the Ph.D. in Visionary Practice and Regenerative Leadership. As a poet, teacher and educational activist interested…
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Robert Waterman, EdD
Robert Waterman, EdD
President Emeritus of Southwestern College

Dr. Waterman, EdD, LPCC is founder and President Emeritus of Southwestern College. He has a doctorate in Education and Counseling, a Master's in Sociology from New Mexico State University and a B.A. in Sociology from…
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Virginia Padilla Vigil, PhD
Virginia Padilla Vigil, PhD
Dean of Southwestern College

Virginia Padilla Vigil, Ph.D. was born and raised in northern New Mexico. She earned a Bachelor’s in elementary education and a Master’s degree in at-risk youth education and counseling, both from the College of Santa…
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Rose Linda Martinez, EdD
Rose Linda Martinez, EdD
PhD Program Faculty

Dr. Martinez is a professor of practice, consultant, businesswoman, and "visionary of the possible." Using multicultural stories, narratives, dialogue, and creative expressions from more than 30 years of research and experience, Dr. Martinez has taught…
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Marna Hauk, PhD
Marna Hauk, PhD
Associate PhD Program Director

Marna Hauk, PhD, directs programs and innovates learning and scholarship in regenerative futures, arts-based methods, climate justice, and leadership and imagination. For the past decade, she has directed the programs of the Institute for Earth…
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Gregory Cajete, PhD
Gregory Cajete, PhD
PhD Program Faculty

Gregory Cajete, PhD, is a Native American educator whose work is dedicated to honoring the foundations of Indigenous knowledge in education. Dr. Cajete is a Tewa Indian from Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. Dr. Cajete…
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Pramod Parajuli, PhD
Pramod Parajuli, PhD
PhD Program Faculty

Dr. Parajuli is a trans-disciplinary scholar/educator who is deeply seeking ways to heal and regenerate life, livelihoods, learning and leadership in this turbulent period of what he identifies as the “Combined Climate/Coronavirus Disruptions” (CCCs). Such…
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Claudia Ford, PhD
Claudia Ford, PhD
PhD Program Faculty

Dr. Claudia J. Ford has had a career in international development and women’s health spanning four decades and all continents. Dr. Ford is professor of environmental studies at State University of New York, Potsdam. She…
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Suparna Bhaskaran, PhD
Suparna Bhaskaran, PhD
PhD Faculty

Suparna Bhaskaran, PhD, has a background in Anthropology, Public Policy, and Gender & Sexuality Studies. She is a non-resident Fellow at the Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy at The New School. She…
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Enid LaGesse, PhD
Enid LaGesse, PhD
First Year Faculty Mentor

Dr. Enid J. LaGesse, PhD, brings more than 30 years of diversity, equity, and inclusion leadership experience to her current role as the co-chair of the Race and Social Justice Committee for the Episcopal Diocese…
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Janet Roseman-Halsband, PhD
Janet Roseman-Halsband, PhD
First Year Faculty Mentor

Dr. Janet Roseman-Halsband, PhD, is Associate Professor in Integrative Medicine at the Dr. Kiran Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale. She is also a registered dance therapist and expressive arts therapist. She is…
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Carol Parker, PhD
Carol Parker, PhD
First Year Faculty Mentor

During the last 35 years, Carol has worked as a Licensed Psychologist and psychotherapist for various agencies as well as in private practice. She has taught graduate level Counseling Psychology at several colleges and universities and…
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Rahima Schmall, PhD, RN
Rahima Schmall, PhD, RN
First Year Faculty Mentor

Rahima Susan Schmall, Ph.D., RN, is a clinical psychologist, registered nurse and a master teacher and healer in the Sufi tradition. For over 30 years, she has successfully blended psychology, spirituality and medical knowledge to…
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Jaffa Frank, PhD, LMHC
Jaffa Frank, PhD, LMHC
First Year Faculty Mentor

Dr. Frank attained her PhD from Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, in Interdisciplinary Mythological Studies and Depth Psychology in 2017. She holds an M.A. in Counseling with an emphasis in Grief, Loss, and Trauma…
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Kimberly Allen, PhD, FNP-BC
Kimberly Allen, PhD, FNP-BC
First Year Faculty Mentor

Dr. Allen is an emergency medicine Family Nurse Practitioner. Her academic and professional background bridges the gap from acute care to preventative health, focusing on Nature-Based Healthcare. Her foundational experience is grounded in varied settings,…
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Mollie Bigknife Antonio, PhD
Mollie Bigknife Antonio, PhD
First Year Faculty Mentor

Molly Bigknife Antonio, PhD, is of Shawnee, Delaware, Cherokee, Irish, and English heritage. She is Executive Director of the nonprofit Pollen Circles, located in Window Rock, Arizona, and she serves as a Doctoral Program First…
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Porter Swentzell, PhD
Porter Swentzell, PhD
First Year Faculty Mentor

Porter Swentzell, PhD, is from Santa Clara Pueblo, where he grew up participating in traditional life in his community and currently serves as a tribal official. He is an Associate Professor of Indigenous Liberal Studies…
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Monica Mody, PhD, MFA
Monica Mody, PhD, MFA
First Year Faculty Mentor

Monica Mody, PhD, MFA, is a transdisciplinary educator, poet, writer, and theorist at the intersections of earth-based wisdom, whole person philosophy, and embodied regenerative consciousness. She comes to her teaching and writing as a border-crossing…
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Barbara Reider, PhD
Barbara Reider, PhD
First Year Faculty Mentor

Barbara Reider earned her PhD from Bryn Mawr College in Human Development and Psychology and was the departmental graduation speaker. She also earned a BS and ED.M. from Temple University in Educational Psychology. Barbara is…
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