Nga Pham, Director of Research, joined the department in 1990. She has designed, conducted and coordinated program evaluation and survey research in various areas and developed evaluation templates for faculty and staff to use in their research endeavors. Nga serves on various committees (including the statewide Research and Planning Group Board), coordinates evaluation efforts for grants, and coordinates the district and colleges' IPEDS data collection and other mandated reports. She is an alumnus of Santa Ana College and holds a BA in business administration and a MPA from CSU, Fullerton. Nga can be reached at (714) 480-7467 or .
Cristina Gheorghe, Research Coordinator, joined the department in 2007. She is an alumnus of Santiago Canyon College and has a B.S. in mathematics from Chapman University. Cristina can be reached at (714)480-7468 or
Robert Sagehorn, Research Analyst, joined the department in 2017. Passionate about research, he has successfully designed and implemented a variety of projects within the area of education. His interests include educational policy, applied psychology, data mining, and data visualization.
He is an alumnus of California State University, Northridge and has a B.A. in Psychology. Robert can be reached at (714) 480-7465 or