Lavinia Isassi graduated from Texas A & I University –
Kingsville in 1991 with a triple B.A. in English, psychology, and
sociology. She conferred her graduate
degree from Texas A & M University in Kingsville in 1993 in English, with a
minor in psychology. She has over 24
graduate hours in sociology as well.
Ms. Isassi teaches English 1301 and 1302 at Coastal Bend
College. She also teaches psychology
and sociology courses. She has been at
Coastal Bend College for eight years, three years as an adjunct and five years
as a full-time instructor. She teaches
classes face-to-face, online, though distance learning, and the week-end
college program. She teaches in
Kingsville and Alice.
A South Texas native, Ms. Isassi is interested in current
events (from sports to politics) and popular culture. Her academic areas of interest/specialty
include social class, social inequality, deviance/crime, race relations, and
discrimination. Her teaching philosophy
centers on practical application of her classes to the real world and the
influence different disciplines have on each other.