Michael Hoggatt

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Learning Disabilities Instructor
Student Equity and Special Programs
Saddleback College

Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Higher Education Admin. & Policy) University of Ca, Riverside      
Masters of Science in Special Education, California State University, Long Beach 
Masters of Public Administration, National University, Orange, CA
Bachelor of Arts in History, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA
Certificate in Assistive Technology Applications, California State University, Northridge
Learning Disability Eligibility & Service Model, Ca. Community College Chancellor’s Office
Certificate in Adults with Learning Disabilities, California State University, Sacramento
Online Educator Program, Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA



Hoggatt, M. J. (2022) Night to Shine and Inspiration Porn: An Examination of Practices in Disability Ministry, Journal of Disability & Religion, DOI: 10.1080/23312521.2022.2035885

Hoggatt, M.J. (2019). Inclusion, Access, Belonging, and Welcome: Moving beyond inclusion toward a welcome that leads to belonging within faith communities. Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability.

Levin, J.S., Lopez-Damien, A.I., Martin, M. C., & Hoggatt, M.J. (2017). Preservation of community college logic: Organizational responses to state policies and funding practices in three states. Community College Review.

Levin, J.S., Lopez-Damien, A.I., Martin, M. C., & Hoggatt, M.J. (2017). The US Community College after Globalization. In L. Tran & K. Dempsey (Eds.) Internationalization in Vocational Education and Training: Transnational Perspectives, 19-40. Springer: Melbourne.

Hoggatt, M. J. (2016). Access in Community College Policy: An Examination of the Social and       Political Space Afforded Disabled Students in California Community College Policies.  Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 1-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10668926.2016.1216475

Levin, J., Hoggatt, M., Lopez-Damien, A., & Martin, M. (April 2016).You can go your own   way: Community colleges’ responses to neoliberal policy. Presentation at 58th Annual meeting of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC). Dallas, Texas.

Hoggatt, M.J. (April 2016). Defining Access in Community College Policy. Presentation at  58th Annual meeting of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC). Dallas, Texas.

Hoggatt, M.J. (April 2016). The Economics of Disability. Keynote Presentation. 4th Annual Southern California Disability Ministry Conference. Santa Ana, California.

Hoggatt, M.J. (May 2015). The role of friendship in understanding the difference between inclusion and belonging for adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities Presentation. Young Life Capernaum South Coast Region 3rd Annual  Disability Ministry Conference. Riverside, California.

Hoggatt, M.J. (April 2015). California Community Colleges and access for students with  disabilities: Confronting the problem of lost opportunities in an open-access institution through financial policies. Presentation at 57th Annual meeting of the Council for the  Study of Community Colleges (CSCC). Fort Worth, Texas.

Hoggatt, M.J. & Levin, J. S. (April 2014). Figured worlds of community college administrators. Presentation at 99th Annual meeting of the American Educational  Research Association (AERA). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Mike joined Saddleback College in May 2008. his responsibilities include running the High Tech Center, teaching classes, and advising the Superfriends Club on campus. Prior to joining Saddleback College, Mike worked in social services at the Regional Center of Orange County and within the foster care system. In his spare time, Mike enjoys writing, reading, and traveling, but most of all he enjoys spending time with his wife, Mandy, and two kids, Summer Joy and Elijah.