Sandra LaFave

Retired from West Valley College Philosophy Department

Sandra LaFave, now retired, was Chair of the WVC Philosophy Department from 1986 to 2006, and Division Chair of the Fine Arts Division from 2007 through 2010. She holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Claremont Graduate School, and a B. A. in Philosophy from Fordham University.

Dr. LaFave also has many years of experience in the computer industry as a technical writer and trainer. She has published in UNIX World. She achieved less than fifteen minutes of semi-fame in 1989 when Dave Barry singled her out as an "extremely alert reader."

You can contact her by email at

Click here to see the old WVC Philosophy Department home page (early 2000's), with photo of students at Richard Rorty's talk.

Click here to go to Dr. LaFave's monograph on Multiculturalism and Philosophy.

Click here to read Dr. LaFave's paper Appropriate Joy: Making Peace with Prozac.

Click here to remember Grant Munsey.