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Jennifer Akamine Phillips Faculty Profile

Jennifer Akamine Phillips

Assistant Instructor of Teaching of Communication
Communication Division, Seaver College
CCB 145


  • PhD in Higher Education (in progress), Azusa Pacific University
  • MS in College Counseling & Student Development, Azusa Pacific University, 2011
  • MM in Violin Performance, Azusa Pacific University, 2011
  • BA in Communication, Pepperdine University, 2006


  • Akamine Phillips, Jennifer; Risdon, Nate; Lamsma, Matthew; Hambrick, Angelica; and Jun, Alexander (2019) "Barriers and Strategies by White Faculty Who Incorporate Anti-Racist Pedagogy," Race and Pedagogy Journal: Teaching and Learning for Justice: Vol. 3 : No. 2 , Article 1
  • Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society
  • Western Association of College Admission Counseling
  • Co-Instructor of the Diversity Peer Educators Program through the Intercultural Affairs office


  • Experiences of underrepresented students in Higher Education
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Japanese American Identity and Culture


  • COM 180 Public Speaking & Rhetorical Analysis
  • COM 220 Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
  • COM 313 Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • COM 422 Communication Training and Development