Dr. Erin Charlens

Regional Coordinator

Dr. Erin Charlens is a Professor and Counselor at San Diego City College. In addition to teaching Life Skills and Career Planning Courses, Erin also serves the campus as the Counselor and Coordinator for City College’s Umoja/Transfer Success Program. Dr. Charlens currently serves as a voting member of the Advisory Board for the Umoja Community Education Foundation.

Erin holds a B.A. in Psychology from San Francisco State University, an M.A. in Applied Psychology with concentration in Counseling from Golden Gate University, and a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership for Community Colleges from San Diego State University.  Erin’s research interests include examining the lived experiences of African American students in learning community programs.