Reporting to the Senior Vice Provost & Dean of Undergraduate Education, the Resident Faculty serve as positive and visible members of a residential college community.  They collaborate with college staff to help plan and implement educational, academic, social and cultural programs while serving as a role model, advisor, and leader in the residential community. Find out more about each Resident Faculty member below.

Faculty Master - Kysha Harriell
Kysha Harriell

My name is Kysha Harriell and I am the Faculty Master in Stanford Residential College. I am an Assistant Clinical Professor and Program Director for the Athletic Training (AT) Program. I received my Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami as well as two master’s degrees in Sports Medicine, and Sports Administration. I received my bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of Pittsburgh.

Prior to joining the Department of Kinesiology & Sport Sciences, I worked in the Athletic Department from 1997-2005 as an Assistant Athletic Trainer with the University of Miami’s football, basketball, track & field, and soccer teams.

My research focuses on sports medicine for the female athlete and the use of yoga to help treat and prevent Injuries. In addition, I am involved with numerous projects that focus on women’s health and health care issues and conditions that affect the health of ethnically diverse individuals.

I live with my five year old dog, Patella. She likes long walks and she is very friendly. I enjoy watching sports, listening to music, and meeting new people.  Patella and I look forward to spending time with the students at Stanford.

Associate Faculty Master - Daniel Wang
Yunqiu (Daniel) Wang

My name is Yunqiu (Daniel) Wang and I am an Associate Master in Stanford Residential College. I am a senior lecturer and an undergraduate advisor in the Department of Biology.  I teach undergraduate classes and labs in genetics.  My research background is in molecular biology and population genetics.  I moved to Miami in 1998 after I completed my Ph.D. in New Zealand, and post-doctoral fellowships in Japan and University of Florida. My research projects at UM focused on the characterization of genetic structure of threatened and endangered small mammal and plant populations in South Florida.  I am currently involved in the research of science education - developing innovative active learning pedagogies to enhance student learning in undergraduate biology courses.

I grew up in Beijing, China. I live at Stanford with my wife Xiyuhan Sun (Filly), 10-yearl-old Bichon/Poodle, Javier, seven-month old German Shepherd, Super, and four-year old cat, Mimi.  My sons, Ray and Dale will be joining me sometimes during the year, too.  I enjoy swimming, walking with my dog, going to the beach, and playing and watching all sports.  I love jazz, singing Karaoki style, and all sorts of music.  I look forward to spending time with the students at Stanford during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Associate Master - Carrie Penabad and Family
Carie Penabad

My name is Carie Penabad and I am an Associate Master in Stanford Residential College.  I am a Cuban American, born in New York and raised in Miami.  As an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, I teach undergraduate and graduate design and drawing courses.  My research is varied and ranges from the role of Women in Architecture to the study of Latin American city centers and their peripheries, including the rise of informal settlements throughout the region.

My husband, Adib Cure is a native of Colombia.  As an Assistant Professor in Practice at the School of Architecture he teaches design and drawing courses.  He also participates in the “Open City” travel-abroad studio that investigates the interrelationship of urbanism, architecture and culture.  In recent years, the studio has traveled to Tokyo, Mumbai and Beijing.  His research focuses on Latin American architecture and urbanism.

Adib and I are both graduates of the University of Miami School of Architecture and Harvard University Graduate School of Design.  Together, we are principals in the firm CURE & PENABAD Architecture and Urban Design, based in Miami, Florida. We live at Stanford with our son Adib Jose.  As a family we enjoy traveling, reading, going to the movies and swimming.  We look forward to meeting you and contributing to your memorable college experience.