Our response to COVID19

The QA Commons is mindful of the dramatic and transformational impact COVID-19 is having on all institutions of higher education. As an organization, we are adapting our services to support preparing graduates for the workplace that is now changing more precipitously than ever.


Catherine Parker


Catherine Parker is a Senior Human Resource Data Analyst at California State University Office of the Chancellor. Catherine possesses strong qualitative and quantitative research skills, a sharp eye for detail, and is proficient in survey design and administration, SPSS, and presentation of research skills. 

Before her work at CSU, Catherine spent 14 years as a Data Analyst at College of the Canyons in Southern California. Additionally, she spent 17 years as a part-time community college psychology instructor s and two years as a Data Analysis Subject Matter Expert at Calbright College, an online, public community college in California designed to provide flexible, accessible, and career-focused education to working adults. She is a published researcher in the field of trauma. 


Catherine earned an M.A. in Experimental Psychology and a B.A. in Psychology from California State University, Northridge after initially earning an AA and transferring. She is committed to student success and helping students overcome barriers in their educational and career pathways.


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