Jacob VanVleet Ph.D. (ABD) joined the DVC faculty in 2006. He holds an M.A. in Systematic Theology and Philosophy from the Graduate Theological Union at UC Berkeley, an M.A. in Philosophy from the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, a B.A. in Religious Studies from California State University, Chico, and an A.A. in Liberal Studies from Shasta College. His primary academic interests include Asian and Western comparative philosophy, particularly ethics and the philosophy of technology.