Mesa Specialists

Finding a Specialist

San Diego Mesa College's faculty and staff have a wide variety of skills and expertise ranging from local politics, ethnomusicology, and American literature to genetics, physics, and behavioral analysis.  Specialists are associated with one or more categories that are either in their field of study or general interest.


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About the database

The specialists list is maintained by the Office of Communications.  For questions, comments or to submit your information to be added as a specialist please contact Jennifer Nichols Kearns, Director of Communications.  Those individuals whose information is listed have agreed to be contacted by and responsive to media requests.

Search Diversity

Name Expertise/Interests Department


Judy Sundayo

Substance Abuse, Diversity, Counseling

Area of Expertise

Counseling (General), Crisis Counseling, Diversity, Substance Abuse

Judy Sundayo is a counselor at San Diego Mesa College. In addition to this role, Sundayo is the chair of the Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion & Equity; a member of Academic Senate, the Crisis Response Committee, and the Mesa Academy Advisory Committee; and liaison for the Black Studies Department. Sundayo has won the Outstanding Young Woman of America Award, the Bob Marley Peace Award, the County of San Diego Drug Programs Services Award, and the Outstanding Service Award from the African Psychological Society at SDSU.

Role at Mesa

Professor, Counseling Department


  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, The Professional School of Psychological Studies
  • Master of Arts, Human Behavior, The U.S. International University
  • Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, The Professional School of Psychological Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, The American University
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, California, LIC. #13052