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Courtney Goen

Faculty - History, San Ramon Campus

Courtney Goen is a Bay Area native and earned her BA from UC Davis, majoring in U.S. History, specializing on race relations. Without pausing for breath, she immediately jumped into a Masters program at San Francisco State where she specialized in United States and Latin-American History, focusing on race, gender, and power.  Over the past decade she has taught at Piedmont High School, teaching U.S. History, World History, Geography, Economics, and Civics.  She is Nationally Board Certified and has spear-headed a new and innovative service-learning program at Piedmont. She was recently hired to teach history at the San Ramon Campus of DVC in 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and traveling (mainly to Ireland because her husband is Irish and drags her there for every vacation).

  • B.A. - UC Davis
  • M.A. - San Francisco State