Jacqui Shehorn is a Humanities and English Instructor at West Hills College Lemoore in the Central Valley of California. She has a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California at Irvine and Master’s degree in English with an emphasis in literature from California State University in Fresno. She has taken a wide variety of courses in a diverse array of subject areas, which honed her interest in the humanities. Jacqui is also an advocate for OER.
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