Public Information Office


Public Information Office

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

rose bell

Rose Bell is the Director of Communications and Community Relations. A former adjunct faculty in history, she earned her A.A. in Social Studies from Mendocino College, her B.A. in World History from Arizona State University, and her M.A. in History from Royal Holloway University of London in England. Her focus is on creating a dynamic and inclusive campus environment, engaging cross-campus participation in promoting the institution in Mendocino and Lake Counties.

Ms. Bell's research focuses on modern women's history with a particular interest in the use of mother and baby homes in the late nineteenth- through mid-twentieth centuries. She has an ongoing interest in oral history methodologies and maintains a website on her research to connect individuals impacted by this particular period of history. Ms. Bell lives in Ukiah with her son Dash and when not teaching can be found traveling or playing with cars covered in stickers.

Selected Publication:
Mother and Baby Homes Research Website

Unmarried Mothers: Mother & Baby Homes
Mar 21, 2014, Family Tree Magazine UK​