Mesa Specialists

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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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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.

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Name Expertise/Interests Department

English, Humanities

Bruce Naschak

World Religions, Mysticism, Mythology

Area of Expertise

World Religions, Mysticism, Mythology

Bruce Naschak is a professor of English and Humanities, as well as Assistant Chair for Humanities in the English Department at San Diego Mesa College. He has 63 post-graduate units in Humanities disciplines and is also a member of the American Academy of Religion and the International Association for Comparative Mythology.

Role at Mesa

Professor, English and Humanities


  • Master of Art in English, San Diego State University
  • Bachelor of Art in English, San Diego State University
  • Associate Degree in English, Grossmont College
  • 63 post-graduate units in Humanities disciplines (includes 51 units in Religious Studies)



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