About Me

Instructor Peña has worked in the geography industry in several capacities. She started her career at Navigation Technologies, a navigation system company (digitizing road networks for smartphone maps and other Geographic Information Science applications), in hi-tech as a Program Manager at Sun Microsystems, and at the U.S. Geological Survey (as a geographer/cartographer). She has been teaching college geography since 2006 and currently teaches online at SJSU, De Anza College, and Lake Tahoe Community College.

Instructor Peña is very passionate about international travel and seeing new places. She has been to over 30 different countries and hope to get to many more in the future! She strives to instill this passion for geography and travel in all her students.

Classes I Teach

Fall 2019

22797GEO 162ZPhysical Geography
24095GEO 1065ZWorld Regional Geography

Summer 2019

11743GEO 1066ZWorld Regional Geography

Faculty Info

Eileen Peña

Eileen Peña
Part-Time Faculty





  • M.A. in Geography from San Jose State University
  • B.S. in Social Sciences from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Office Hours

Spring Quarter 2018

Tuesday 3:00-4:00p.m.

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