Why I Teach

Student Chelsea Blankenship and Professor Shana Goffredi

Teaching is at the heart of the Occidental experience. Our faculty offer students a rigorous, personalized experience that draws on their own academic passions. Hear a few of them reflect on what they love about their role as educators.

A high-touch, personalized classroom experience is the signature of an Occidental liberal arts education. Hear what our students say about why they love about their professors so much.