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

Dr. Kysha Harriell is the Faculty Master in Stanford Residential College. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor and Program Director for the Athletic Training (AT) Program. She received her Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami as well as two master’s degrees in Sports Medicine, and Sports Administration. She received her bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining the Department of Kinesiology & Sport Sciences, she 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. Her research focuses on sports medicine for the female athlete and the use of yoga to help treat and prevent Injuries. In addition, she is involved with numerous projects that focus on women’s health and health care issues and conditions that affect the health of ethnically diverse individuals. She lives with her six year old dog, Patella. Patella likes long walks and she is very friendly. Dr. Harriell enjoys watching sports, listening to music, and meeting new people. Dr. Harriell and Patella look forward to spending time with the students at Stanford.

Associate Faculty Master - Daniel Wang
Yunqiu (Daniel) Wang

Dr. Wang is a senior lecturer and an undergraduate advisor in the Department of Biology at the College of Art and Sciences. He teaches undergraduate classes and labs in genetics and general biology. His research background is in molecular biology and population genetics. He moved to Miami in 1998 after earned his Ph.D. in New Zealand, and completed post-doctoral fellowships in Japan and the University of Florida. His research projects at UM focused on the characterization of genetic structure of threatened and endangered small mammal and plant populations in South Florida. He is currently involved in the research of science education - developing innovative active learning pedagogies to enhance student learning in undergraduate biology courses. Dr. Wang grew up in Beijing, China. He lives at Stanford with his wife Xiyuhan Sun (Filly), 11-yearl-old Bichon/Poodle, Javier, eighteen-month old German Shepherd, Super, and five-year old cat, Mimi. His sons, Ray and Dale will be visiting him sometimes during the year, too. He enjoys swimming, walking with dogs, going to the beach, and playing and watching all sports. He loves jazz and all sorts of music.

Associate Master - Carrie Penabad and Family
Carie Penabad

Carie Penabad is currently the Director of Undergraduate Education and Associate Professor at the University of Miami School of Architecture. In 2013, she alongside Adib Cure, was appointed the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Assistant Professor of Architectural Design at Yale University. She has also held teaching positions at Northeastern University and the Boston Architectural Center. Her book, Marion Manley: Miami’s First Women Architect, written with historian Catherine Lynn, chronicles the life and work of an important and long forgotten South Florida architect. This research on Women in Architecture was awarded numerous prizes including a Graham Foundation grant. She is principal of the award winning firm of CURE & PENABAD Architecture and Urban Design, based in Miami. The work of the firm has been published in numerous publications and has received nearly 10 American Institute of Architecture Awards. She received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Miami and a Masters of Architecture and Urban Design from Harvard University.