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David Piper

David Piper

Dr. David Piper

Associate Faculty

Phone: 408-855-5034
Office Location: SEC-334
Department: Counseling

Dr. Piper teaches Psychology, Humanities and Counseling in the Psychology, Humanities and Counseling departments at Mission College.

Prior to joining Mission College in 2005, Dr. Piper held the position of Social Science Instructor and EOPS Counselor at Monterey Peninsula College for 10 years


Ed.D., International Multicultural Education, University of San Francisco, 1998.
MA, Counseling and Educational Psychology, University of San Francisco, 1987
BA, Psychology, San Jose State University, 1972

Courses Taught

Humanities *018
Psychology *001
Psychology *012
Counseling *010
Counseling *001

Accolades, Awards, Honors, Publications

1982 Mayoral Commendation: Excellence in the field of Fine Arts
1982 Outstanding service in the ARTS
1995 Associated Student HONORS award MPC
2005 RISE program Certificate of Appreciation
2010 Silicon Valley Arts Council ABBY award

Fast Facts

When not teaching, Dr. Piper can be found engaged in community activism, arts and educational programs.

Favorite Quote

"An African proverb tells us that people who lack the knowledge of their past are like a tree without roots, they wither up and fade away."