College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Dr. Ryan Patten

Associate dean, Dr. Ryan Patten, oversees college assessment, curriculum, faculty development, and student advising. Additionally, he serves in an advisory and support capacity to the dean in all matters and often times assists with presentations and general college operations as the need arises. Dr. Patten comes to the college office from the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice where he served as department chair and as the coordinator for the Criminal Justice Program. In 2017, Dr. Patten was a Fellow with the American Council on Education and worked with President G.H. Javaheripour at Yuba College.

Phone: 530-898-4926
Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Location: Butte Hall, Room 701, Campus Zip 450