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Dr. Dennis Cabral (Director)

Dennis Cabral received his master’s and doctoral degrees in education from Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California, with concentrations in higher education administration, educational linguistics and multicultural studies.He received his undergraduate degree in anthropology from the University of Hawaii, and completed two intensive-language programs in Chinese and Russian at Yale and Indiana Universities while serving in the U.S. Air Force between 1960 and 1967. His overseas service included tours of duty in Osan, Korea and Berlin, Germany.

Dr. Cabral retired in 2005 after thirty-plus years of public service at various educational and government institutions throughout the country, including the University of Hawaii, The City University of New York, the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation, the University of Minnesota  and Moorpark College.He and his wife Susan, a retired college registrar, reside in Port Hueneme, California, where they enjoy the balmy climate and tranquil lifestyle of their seaside community and look forward to visits with their children and grandchildren both there and throughout the state.Nature photography, oil painting, writing, birdwatching and supporting various environmental causes occupy a good portion of Dr. Cabral’s “spare time.”