Dr. Adam Karp
Dean, Fine & Applied Arts
American River College
Dr. Adam Karp began his career at American River College in 1999 as a professor of Spanish. During his tenure as a faculty member he served as department chair, and he was responsible for developing curriculum for hybrid/distance education delivery modalities. He has long served on both the Technology Committee and the Curriculum Committee, including two years as the faculty curriculum chair. After 17 years as a classroom teacher, Dr. Karp transitioned to administrative leadership in 2010, as the interim Assistant Dean of Science and Engineering. He has served in his current role as Dean of Fine and Applied Arts at American River College for nearly two years.
Dr. Karp holds a doctorate in Spanish Linguistics and a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, both from the University of California, Davis.