As a full-time faculty member of Grossmont College in El Cajon, California, Lisa Ledri-Aguilar is responsible for a number of freshman and sophomore-level English classes. She teaches the Images of Women class, in addition to a number of reading and transfer-level composition courses. Every semester, Ledri-Aguilar leads the Critical Thinking class, the highest-level and most challenging composition class taught at the college. Before joining the teaching staff of Grossmont College as a Professor in 2005, Lisa Ledri-Aguilar served as an Assistant Professor at Christian Heritage College in El Cajon, a position she held for nearly six years. Prior to that, she was a member of the adjunct faculty at San Diego City College, Mesa College, and Point Loma Nazarene University.
Lisa Ledri-Aguilar’s professional involvement includes membership in a number of committees since 1994, including the Student Success Support Committee, Project Success Advisory Committee, and Literature Committee. Ledri-Aguilar is the incumbent President of the Greater San Diego Council of Teachers of English, and a representative on the California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) statewide board. At Grossmont, she sits on the Student Services Program Review Committee, and was instrumental in the organization of the San Diego Learning Communities Consortium at the college. Ledri-Aguilar also serves on Grossmont’s Facilities Committee and Rank Committee.
Lisa Ledri-Aguilar has presented a number of scholarly papers, including two papers at the Oxbridge Conferences at Oxford and Cambridge in 2008 and 2011. In July 2008, she presented “Love and Knowledge: The Keys to Being All That We Are Intended to Be” at Pembroke College, Oxford. Since then, the paper has appeared in the online journal In Pursuit of Truth, published by the C.S. Lewis Foundation. In August 2011, Ledri-Aguilar presented “The French Disconnection: The Plight of the French Protestants and Their Path to Transform Culture Worldwide” at the Oxbridge Conference at Robinson College, Cambridge.
A theater aficionado, Lisa Ledri-Aguilar has organized a number of student outings to productions at local theaters. In the past, she was a board member for the Lamb’s Players Theatre in Coronado, California, and currently she volunteers as an usher captain at the theater. She leads a group of 12 ushers that work five to seven shows each year.
Ledri-Aguilar has a keen interest in the works of C.S. Lewis. In addition to publishing her research in In Pursuit of Truth, she leads a monthly reading group called Reading with Lewis, which was established in 2010 and continues to grow each month.