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Pomona College    
 
    
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Pomona College Catalog

Faculty



1On leave or phased retirement Fall 2017
2On leave or phased retirement Spring 2018
3On leave or phased retirement 2017-18
Date denotes beginning of original term of service.
 

Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors

Jack I. Abecassis2
Edwin Sexton and Edna Patrick Smith Modern European Language Professor and Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 1990. B.A., San Francisco State University; Magistère, Université de Paris IV, Sorbonne; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

Mark Allen
Associate Professor of Art, 2005. B.F.A., Skidmore College; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

Ori Amir
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2017. B.A., University of Haifa, Israel; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Tahir R.S. Andrabi
Stedman-Sumner Professor of Economics, 1988. B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Mark Andrejevic
Professor of Media Studies, 2014. B.A., Williams College; M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder.

Mukesh Arora
Visiting Associate Professor of Chemistry, 1998. B.S., University of Delhi, New Delhi; M.S., Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi; Ph.D., West Virginia University.

Lisa Anne Auerbach
Associate Professor of Art, 2009. B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.F.A., Art Center College of Design.

Kimberly Ayers
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2016. B.A., Bowdoin College; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Guadalupe Bacio
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Chicana/o Latina/o Studies, 2016. B.S., B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Aimee Bahng
Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, 2017. A.B., Princeton University; M.A., Middlebury College; C.Phil, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Nicholas Ball
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2015. B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


Allan H. Barr
Professor of Chinese, 1981. B.A., M.A., Cambridge University; D.Phil., University of Oxford.


Rita B. Bashaw
Director of Oldenborg Center and Assistant Professor of German and Russian, 2006. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Georgetown University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Colin Beck
Associate Professor of Sociology, 2009. B.A., Lewis & Clark College; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Lisa Beckett2
Professor of Physical Education and Senior Woman Administrator, 1987. B.A., Sonoma State University; M.S., Washington State University.

Graydon Beeks
Director of Music Programming and Facilities and Professor of Music, 1983. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Steve Bickham
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Men’s Tennis Coach, 2013. B.A., University of New Mexico; M.B.A., Thunderbird School of Global Management.


Audrey Bilger
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, 2016. Professor of English, 2016. B.A., Oklahoma State University; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia.


Patricia Blessing1
Assistant Professor of Art History, 2016. M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.


Mieczyslaw Boduszynski3
Assistant Professor of Politics, 2013. B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Tony D. Boston
Associate Dean of the College, 2017. Associate Professor of Physical Education and Men’s Cross Country and Track and Field Coach, 2008. B.A., M.A., Whittier College.


Pamela Bromley
Assistant Director of College Writing and Assistant Professor of Politics/International Relations, 2011. B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Eleanor Brown
James Irvine Professor of Economics, 1986. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.


Michael Brown
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2015. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

 

Philip Brua
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Interim Baseball Coach, 2017. B.A., Oberlin College.

Kim B. Bruce
Reuben C. and Eleanor Winslow Memorial Professor of Computer Science, 2005. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Everett L. Bull Jr.
Osler-Loucks Professor of Science and Professor of Computer Science, 1981. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Deborah Burke1
W.M. Keck Distinguished Service Professor and Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 1977. B.A., Barnard College; Ph.D., Columbia University.

Paul Cahill
Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2008. B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

 

Roger Caron3
Professor of Physical Education and Head Football Coach, 1994; Emeritus, 2017. A.B., Harvard College; M.Ed., North Adams State College.

Jordan Carpenter
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Interim Cross Country and Track and Field Coach, 2017. B.A., University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh.


José R. Cartagena-Calderón
Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2006. B.A., Haverford College; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Harvard University.

André Cavalcanti
Associate Professor of Biology, 2005. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Universidade Federal de Pernambuco.

 

Gabriel Chandler
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2010. B.S., California Lutheran University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Davis.


Suzanne Chávez-Silverman2
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 1989. B.A., University of California, Irvine; A.M., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

Tzu-Yi Chen1
Professor of Computer Science, 2002. S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Clarissa Cheney
Associate Professor of Biology, 1997. A.B., Goucher College; M.Phil., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Eileen J. Cheng2
Associate Professor of Chinese, 2003. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Angelina Yanyan Chin
Associate Professor of History, 2006. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

Christopher Chinn3
Associate Professor of Classics, 2007. B.A., Reed College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington.

Philip I. Choi
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2006. B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.


Pey-Yi Chu
Assistant Professor of History, 2012. B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.


John Clithero3
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2014. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University.

Mary Coffey
Associate Dean of the College, 2016. Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 1995. B.A., University of Illinois, Chicago; M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

 

Thomas Connelly
Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies, 2015. B.F.A., Long Island University; M.A., University of Vermont; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.


Alfred W. Cramer
Associate Professor of Music, 1995. B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Edward J. Crane III1
Professor of Biology, 2002. B.S., St. Cloud State University; Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University.

Bowman Cutter2
Associate Professor of Economics, 2008. B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Grace Dávila-López
Adjunct Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 1991. B.A., University de Puerto Rico; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

N. Ann Davis
McConnell Professor of Human Relations and Professor of Philosophy, 1998. B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

 

Emma DeLira
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach, 2017. B.A., Azusa Pacific University.

Pierangelo De Pace
Associate Professor of Economics, 2009. B.A., M.S., Bocconi University; M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University.

Vin de Silva
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2005. B.A., Cambridge University; D.Phil., Oxford University.

Kevin Dettmar
W.M. Keck Professor of English, 2008. B.A., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Michael Diercks2
Associate Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2010. B.A., Houghton College; M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown University.


Donna M. Di Grazia1
David J. Baldwin Professor of Music and Choral Conductor, 1998. B.A., M.A., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis.

David Divita
Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2010. B.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Guillermo Douglass-Jaimes
Assistant Professor of Environmental Analysis, 2017. B.S., University of California, Riverside; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Virginie A. Duzer3
Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2008. Maîtrise, Université Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux III; M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., Duke University.

Anne Dwyer
Associate Professor of German and Russian, 2007. B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Brian Eisenberg
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Interim Women’s Lacrosse Coach, 2017. B.S., M.A., Chapman University.


Oona Eisenstadt
Fred Krinsky Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Religious Studies, 2004. B.A., Ph.D., McMaster University.

Pierre Englebert
H. Russell Smith Professor of International Relations and Professor of Politics, 1998. Licence and Licence Spéciale, Université Librede Bruxelles; M.A., The John Hopkins University; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Stephen A. Erickson
E. Wilson Lyon Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Philosophy, 1964. B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University.

Miriam Feldblum
Vice President and Dean of Students and Professor of Politics, 2007. B.A., Barnard College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University.

JoAnne Ferguson
Associate Professor of Physical Education and Women’s Softball Coach, 2006. B.A., Shippensburg University; M.Ed., University of Virginia.

Thomas E. Flaherty
John P. and Magdalena R. Dexter Professor of Music, 1989. B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., M.M., State University of New York, Stony Brook; D.M.A., University of Southern California.

Erica Flapan
Lingurn H. Burkhead Professor of Mathematics, 1986. B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Peter Flueckiger
Professor of Japanese, 2003. B.A., Harvard College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University.

Lorn S. Foster
Charles and Henrietta Johnson Detoy Professor of American Government and Professor of Politics, 1978. B.A., California State University, Los Angeles; A.M., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Jennifer Friedlander
Edgar E. and Elizabeth S. Pankey Professor of Media Studies and Associate Professor of Media Studies, 2003. B.A., Binghamton University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.

Robert R. Gaines
Edwin F. and Martha Hahn Professor of Geology, 2004. B.S., College of William and Mary; M.S., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Stephan Ramon Garcia2
Professor of Mathematics, 2006. B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Roberto Garza-López2
Professor of Chemistry, 1992. B.S., Texas A&M; M.S., University of Texas, El Paso; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Dru Gladney
Professor of Anthropology, 2006. B.A., Westmont College; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington.


Elizabeth Glater3
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, 2014. B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Manisha Goel1
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2013. B.A., M.A., University of Delhi; M.A., University of British Columbia; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

 

Alice Goffman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2017. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Princeton University.

George L. Gorse2
Viola Horton Professor of Art and Professor of Art History, 1980. A.B., The Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University.

Sharon Goto
Professor of Psychology and Asian American Studies, 1995. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Jean Paul Gowdy
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach, 2011. B.A., Middlebury College; M.S., Springfield College.

Michael Green
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2006. B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.


Michael Greenberg
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2015. B.A., Brown University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Fred J. Grieman2
Roscoe Moss Professor of Chemistry, 1982. B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Jill S. Grigsby1
Richard Steele Professor of Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology, 1983. Sc.B., A.M., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Eric Grosfils
Minnie B. Cairns Memorial Professor of Geology, 1995. B.S., College of William and Mary; M.S., Ph.D., Brown University.

Heidi Haddad1
Assistant Professor of Politics, 2013. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

Frances Hanzawa
Associate Professor of Biology, 1994. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Johanna S. Hardin
Professor of Mathematics, 2002. B.A., Pomona College; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

 

Tobias Hecht
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, 2017. B.A., M.I.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., Cambridge University.

 

Lauren Heintz
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, 2017. B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

 

Nicole Holliday
Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2016. B.A., The Ohio State University; M.A., Ph.D., New York University.

Amanda Hollis-Brusky
Associate Professor of Politics, 2011. B.A., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Arthur Horowitz3
Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2004. B.A., Hofstra University; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

Sharon Shih-jiuan Hou
Associate Professor of Chinese, 1981. B.A., National Taiwan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Kathleen Stewart Howe
Sarah Rempel and Herbert S. Rempel ‘23 Director of the Pomona College Museum of Art and Professor of Art History, 2004. B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Janice Hudgings
Seeley W. Mudd Professor of Physics, 2013. B.A., B.S., Swarthmore College; M.Sc., Oxford University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Eric A. Hurley
Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies, 2007. B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville; M.A., Ph.D., Howard University.


Lesley Irvine
Athletic Director and Chair of Physical Education, and Professor of Physical Education, 2015. B.Sc., Loughborough University, England; M.A., University of Iowa.

Phyllis J. Jackson
Associate Professor of Art History, 1993. B.A., Reed College; Ph.D., Northwestern University.


Fabien Jammes2
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2014. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Nice.

Joseph Jeon
Associate Professor of English, 2011. B.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Malkiat S. Johal1
Professor of Chemistry, 2006. B.Sc., University of Warwick; Ph.D., University of Cambridge.

Karl G. Johnson
Sarah Rempel and Herbert S. Rempel Professor of Neuroscience and Associate Professor of Biology, 2005. B.A., Grinnell College; M.S., University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., Cambridge University.


Laura Johnson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2014. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Kirk Jones
Athletic Trainer and Professor of Physical Education, 1980. B.A., Chapman College; M.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Gizem Karaali2
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2006. B.Sc., Bogaziçi University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Nina J. Karnovsky
Associate Professor of Biology, 2004. B.A., Wesleyan University; M.S., Montana State University; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

Zayn R. Kassam
John Knox McLean Professor of Religious Studies, 1995. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., McGill University.

Gary Kates2
H. Russell Smith Foundation Professor of History, 2001. B.A., Pitzer College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Charles Katsiaficas
Professor of Physical Education and Men’s Basketball Coach, 1989. B.S., Tufts University; M.Ed., Azusa Pacific University.

David Kauchak3
Associate Professor of Computer Science, 2014. B.S., University of Utah; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Katrina Keil
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2011. B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson.

Benjamin Keim
Assistant Professor of Classics, 2011. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of London; M.Phil., Ph.D., University of Cambridge.

Arash Khazeni3
Associate Professor of History, 2010. B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University.

Jonathan King
Director and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, 2009. B.S., California State University, San Bernardino; Ph.D. Cornell University.

Jordan Kirk
Assistant Professor of English, 2013. B.A., New York University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Konstantine Klioutchkine
Associate Professor of German and Russian, 2002. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Niree Kodaverdian
Visiting Assistant Professor in Economics, 2017. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Michael Kuehlwein
George E. and Nancy O. Moss Professor of Economics, 1987. B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Peter Fan-Ming Kung3
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2004. B.S.E., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., New York University.

Aaron Kunin
Associate Professor of English, 2005. A.B., Brown University; M.A., The Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Duke University.

Kyoko Kurita1
Professor of Japanese, 1990. B.A., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University.

Jade Star Lackey
Associate Professor of Geology, 2007. B.A., Middlebury College; M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Meredith Landman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2009. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Tom Le
Assistant Professor in Politics, 2015. B.A., University of California, Davis; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

Thomas G. Leabhart
Resident Artist and Professor of Theatre, 1982. B.A., Rollins College; M.A., University of Arkansas.

Ann Lebedeff
Professor of Physical Education and Women’s Tennis Coach, 1998. B.A., M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Genevieve Lee
Everett S. Olive Professor of Music, 1994. B.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music; Diplome Superieur d’ Execution, Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris; M.M., M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale University.

James A. Lehman
Visiting Professor of Economics, 2011. B.A., Davidson College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University.

Jonathan Lethem1
Roy Edward Disney ‘51 Professor of Creative Writing and Professor of English, 2011.

Rachel Levin1
Associate Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, 1991. B.S., Antioch College; Ph.D., Cornell University.

Richard Stephen Lewis
Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology, 1985. B.S., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Eric Lindholm3
Professor of Music, 1995. A.B., Princeton University; M.M., Boston University; Artist diploma, Yale University.

Sherry Linnell
Resident Designer and Professor of Theatre, 1975. B.A., M.F.A., University of California, Irvine.

Jane Liu
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2012. B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Marc Los Huertos
Stephen M. Pauley M.D. ‘62 Associate Professor of Environmental Analysis, 2014. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

Fernando A. Lozano
Associate Professor of Economics, 2004. B.A., University of San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Joyce J. Lu
Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2008. B.A., Occidental College; M.F.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley.

Gwendolyn Lytle
Resident Artist and Professor of Music, 1984. B.A., Hunter College; M.A., New England Conservatory of Music.

Pardis Mahdavi3
Professor of Anthropology, 2006. B.A., Occidental College; M.I.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University.

Stephen V. Marks
Elden Smith Professor of Economics, 1982. B.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Princeton University.

Daniel Martínez2
Professor of Biology, 1996. Licenciado, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahía Blanca, Argentina; Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook.

 

Sara Masland
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2017. B.A., Bowdoin College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University.


Richard J. Mawhorter
Professor of Physics, 1989. B.Sc., Wheaton College; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.

April J. Mayes
Associate Professor of History, 2006. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Richard D. McKirahan Jr.
Edwin Clarence Norton Professor of Classics and Professor of Philosophy, 1973. A.B., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., M.A., University of Oxford; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Susan J. McWilliams
Associate Professor of Politics, 2006. B.A., Amherst College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

 

Scott Medling
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2016. B.S., California Institute of Technology; M.S., University of California, Riverside; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

David Menefee-Libey
Professor of Politics, 1989. B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Wallace Meyer
Director of the Bernard Field Station and Assistant Professor of Biology, 2012. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Humboldt State; Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Char Miller3
Director and W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis, 2007. B.A., Pitzer College; M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University.

Lynne K. Miyake2
Professor of Japanese, 1989. B.A., University of Southern California; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Nivia Montenegro
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 1980. B.A., University of Miami; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Jon Moore
Laboratory Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Biology, 2012. B.S., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Thomas A.G. Moore
Professor of Physics, 1987. B.A., Carleton College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University.

 

Jorge Moreno
Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2017. MSc., Cinvestav-IPN, Mexico; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.


Sandeep Mukherjee3
Associate Professor of Art, 2006. B.Sc., Manipal Institute of Technology; M.S., University of California, Berkeley; B.F.A., Otis College of Art and Design; M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

Maria Cristina Negritto1
Director and Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, 2008. Licenciada, Universidad de Buenos Aires; Ph.D., Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope National Medical Center.

Claire Nettleton
Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2016. B.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Sok Keng Lilian Zhiru Ng3
Professor of Religious Studies, 2000. B.A., National University of Singapore; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Neva Novarro
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, 2012. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Stanford University.

Gilda Ochoa
Professor of Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, 1997. B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Daniel O’Leary
Carnegie Professor of Chemistry, 1994. B.A., Linfield College; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Sara Olson
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2012. B.A., Lawrence University; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Michael O’Malley1
Professor of Art, 2001. B.A., University of Notre Dame; B.F.A., New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University; M.F.A., Stanford University.

Giovanni Ortega
Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2016. B.A., University of Illinois, Chicago; M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

Omayra Ortega
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2017. B.A., Pomona College; M.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Jill Henrikson Pace 
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Women’s Basketball Coach, 2016. B.A., Bowdoin College; M.S., Smith College.

Karen Parfitt
Professor of Neuroscience, 1994. B.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Mary Paster
Associate Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2006. B.A., Ohio State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Adam Pearson
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2011. B.S., Cornell University; M.A., University of Connecticut; M.S., Ph.D., Yale University.

John Pennington
Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance, 1998. B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts; M.F.A, Hollins University.

Frank L. Pericolosi1
Professor of Physical Education and Head Baseball Coach, 2003. B.A., Williams College; M.Ed., Springfield College.

Laura Perini3
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2007. B.S., M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

William J. Peterson
Harry S. and Madge Rice Thatcher Professor of Music and College Organist, 1979. B.M., B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Frances Pohl1
Dr. Mary Ann Vanderzyl Reynolds ‘56 Professor of Humanities and Professor of Art History, 1985. B.A., M.A., University of British Columbia; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Maria Prokopenko
Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology, 2014. B.S., Moscow State University, Russia; B.A., Institute of Foreign Languages, Moscow, Russia; M.S., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Sarah Queener1
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Women’s Lacrosse Coach, 2017. B.A., Yale University; M. Ed., University of La Verne.

Ami Radunskaya2
Professor of Mathematics, 1994. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Stanford University.

Sarah Raff
Associate Professor of English, 2002. B.A., Ph.D., Yale University.

Lynn Rapaport
Henry Snyder Professor of Sociology, 1989. B.A., University of Southern California; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Columbia University.

Carolyn Ratteray
Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2016. B.F.A., New York University; M.F.A., University of San Diego.

Arden Reed1
Arthur M. Dole and Fanny M. Dole Professor of English, 1979. B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University.

Linda A. Reinen
Associate Professor of Geology, 1995. B.S., M.S., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., Brown University.

Kirk Reynolds1
Professor of Physical Education and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Coach, 1990. B.S., Lewis and Clark College; M.S., Claremont Graduate University.

Hans J. Rindisbacher1
Professor of German and Russian, 1995. Licentiatus Philosophiae, M.A., University of Bern, Switzerland; Ph.D., Stanford University.

Joti Rockwell
Associate Professor of Music, 2007. B.S., Haverford College; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Alexander J. Rodriguez
Associate Professor of Physical Education and Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Coach, 2005. B.A., M.A., Pepperdine University.

Colleen Rosenfeld
Associate Professor of English, 2010. B.A., Reed College; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

 

Mahnaz Roshanaei
Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2017. M.Sc., University of Tehran; M.Sc., University of California, Irvine; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder.

 

Lauren Rudolph
Visiting Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, 2017. B.S., Washington & Lee University; Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington.

Larissa Rudova1
Yale B. and Lucille D. Griffith Professor of Modern Languages and Professor of German and Russian, 1991. B.A., Pedagogical Institute, Novosibirsk, U.S.S.R.; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Adolfo Rumbos
Joseph N. Fiske Professor of Mathematics, 1991. B.S., B.A., Humboldt State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

Erin Runions
Professor of Religious Studies, 2005. B.M., University of British Columbia; M.C.S., Regent College; Ph.D., McGill University.

 

Andrew Sappey
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2016. A.B., Kenyon College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Ghassan Youssef Sarkis
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2002. B.S., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University.

Ajay Satpute3
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2014. B.A., Trinity University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Matthew H. Sazinsky
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2007. B.S., Haverford College; M.A., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jennifer Scanlon
Associate Professor of Physical Education and Women’s Soccer Coach, 2003. B.A., Macalester College; M.S., University of New Hampshire.

Gibb Schreffler
Assistant Professor of Music, 2015. B.A., Ithaca College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

John E. Seery
George Erving Thompson Professor of Politics, 1990. B.A., Amherst College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Cynthia R.D. Selassie
Blanche and Frank R. Seaver Professor of Science and Professor of Chemistry, 1990. B.A., Mount St. Mary’s College; M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Lenny Seligman
John P. and Magdalena R. Dexter Professor of Biology, 1996. B.A., University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Shahriar Shahriari
William Polk Russell Professor of Mathematics, 1989. B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Anthony Shay2
Professor of Theatre and Dance, 1997. M.A., California State University, Los Angeles; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Shlomo Sher
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2012. B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Blerta Shtylla
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2013. B.S., Lafayette College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Victor I. Silverman
Professor of History, 1993. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Patricia Smiley
Professor of Psychology, 1989. B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Darryl A. Smith
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 2004. B.A., University of Nevada; M.Div., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Gary N. Smith
Fletcher Jones Professor of Economics, 1981. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University.

 

Corey Sorenson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2016. B.S., University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse; M.F.A., Temple University.

 

G. Gabrielle Starr
President. Professor of English, 2017. B.A., M.A., Emory University; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Michael D. Steinberger2
Associate Professor of Economics, 2004. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Sharon Stranford
Professor of Biology, 2014. B.A., Arcadia University; Ph.D., Drexel University.

Tomás F. Summers Sandoval Jr.2
Associate Professor of History and Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, 2006. B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

William Swartz
Professor of Physical Education and Soccer Coach, 1986. B.S., Southern Connecticut State University; M.B.A., Thomas College.

Kazumi Takahashi
Adjunct Professor of Japanese, 1990. B.A., M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

David Tanenbaum
Professor of Physics, 1997. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder.

Julie Tannenbaum
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2009. B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Charles J. Taylor
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2002. B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

James Taylor
Professor of Theatre, 1991. B.A., Colorado College; M.F.A., Southern Methodist University.

Mercedes Teixido
Professor of Art, 1995. B.A., Wake Forest University; M.F.A., University of Arizona.

Hung Cam Thai
Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies, 2006. B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Peter B. Thielke
Professor of Philosophy, 2001. A.B., Stanford University; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Valorie Thomas3
Professor of English and Africana Studies, 1998. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Miguel Tinker Salas
Leslie Farmer Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of History and Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, 1993. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Kyla Wazana Tompkins1
Associate Professor of English and Gender and Women’s Studies, 2004. B.A., York University; M.A., University of Toronto; Ph.D., Stanford University.

 

Valerie Townsend
Professor of Physical Education and Head Volleyball Coach, 2000. B.S., California State University, Bakersfield; M.S., Saint Mary’s College.


Makhroufi Ousmane Traoré1
Assistant Professor of History and Africana Studies, 2016. B.A., University of Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal; M.A., University of Lille III, France; Ph.D., University of Sorbonne-Paris IV.

Jody Valentine
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, 2014. B.A., Evergreen State College; B.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

 

Christopher Van Ginhoven Rey
Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2015. B.A., Pomona College; A.M., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Friederike von Schwerin-High
Associate Professor of German and Russian, 2005. Zwischenprüfung, Universität Heidelberg; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.

Helena M. Wall2
Warren Finney Day Professor of History, 1984. B.A., Brandeis University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Margaret Waller
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 1986. B.A., Lawrence University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University.

 

John Walsh
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Football Coach, 2017. B.A., Amherst College; M.A., Tufts University.


Nicole Weekes
Associate Dean of the College, 2016. Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology, 1998. B.A., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Dwight Whitaker1
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2007. B.S., University of Connecticut; Sc.M., Ph.D., Brown University.

Heather Williams1
Associate Professor of Politics, 1998. B.A., Amherst College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University.

 

Kyle Wilson
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2017. B.A., B.S., Western Connecticut State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson.

Kara Wittman
Director of College Writing and Assistant Professor of English, 2016. B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Kenneth Baxter Wolf
John Sutton Miner Professor of History and Professor of Classics, 1985. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Richard K. Worthington3
Professor of Politics, 1990. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Jonathan Wright
William A. Hilton Professor of Zoology and Professor of Biology, 1998. B.A., Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University; M.A., Ph.D., Oxford University.

Jianhsin Wu
Adjunct Professor of Chinese, 1990. B.A., Beijing Normal University; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Melanie Wu
Associate Professor of Computer Science, 2015. B.S., M.S., Peking University; M.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Feng Xiao
Assistant Professor of Asian Languages and Literatures, 2015. B.A., M.Ed., Beijing Language and Culture University; Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University.

Samuel Hideo Yamashita
Henry E. Sheffield Professor of History, 1983. B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Michelle Zemel1
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2012. B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., Tel Aviv University, Israel; Ph.D., New York University.

Alma C. Zook
Professor of Physics, 1982. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Instructors

Amanda Apgar
Visiting Instructor in Gender and Women’s Studies, 2017. B.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Los Angeles.

Ellie Dannenberg
Visiting Instructor in Mathematics, 2017. B.S., University of Georgia; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

 

William Devanny
Visiting Instructor in Computer Science, 2017. B.S., Carnegie Mellon University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.


Robin Melnick
Instructor in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2016. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D. candidate, Stanford University.

Alexandra Papoutsaki
Instructor in Computer Science, 2017.  B.Sc., Athens University; M.Sc., Ph.D., Brown University.


Elijah Quetin
Visiting Instructor in Physics and Astronomy, 2015. B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., California Institute of Technology;  Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Santa Barbara.

 

Carrie Reiling
Visiting Instructor in Politics, 2017. B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College; M.Sc., University of Bristol; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.


Tamaki Terada Landis
Visiting Instructor in Asian Languages and Literatures, 1998. B.A., California State University, Northridge; M.A., San Francisco State University.

 

Lecturers

Joseph Addington
Lecturer in Music, 2008.

Nani Agbeli
Lecturer in Music, 2016.

 

Will Alexander
Lecturer in English, 2017. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles.


Lisa Beesley
Lecturer in German and Russian, 2017.  B.A., University of California, Riverside; M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.


Peter Bergevin
Lecturer in Economics, 2005. B.S., Salem State College; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Bobby Bradford
Lecturer in Music and Director of Jazz Ensemble, 1974. B.M., Huston-Tillotson College; former sideman, Ornette Coleman Quartet.


Zaylin Cano
Lecturer in Dance, 2016. B.A., Kent University, England; M.A., California State University, San Bernardino.

Barb Catlin
Lecturer in Music, 2012. B.S., Grand Canyon University; M.A., Arizona State University.

 

Frederick DePontee
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2015. M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

 

John Dougherty
Lecturer in Philosophy, 2017. A.B., University of Chicago, Illinois; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Monica French
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2011. B.A., Pitzer College; M.F.A., California State University, Fullerton.

Kim Gadlin
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2003. B.A., Pitzer College.

Soraya Hosni
Lecturer in Environmental Analysis, 2017. B.A., M.A., Sorbonne, Paris; Ph.D. candidate, LAS, EHESS, Paris.

 

Scott Hurley
Lecturer in Religious Studies, 2017. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

 

Christina Hurtado-Pierson
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2017. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., The University of Manchester; M.F.A., Columbia University.

 

Andrew Jewell
Lecturer in Philosophy, 2017. B.F.A., Temple University; M.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Meg Jolley
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 1994. B.A., Pomona College; M.S., University of Illinois.

Jennie Jung
Lecturer in Music, 2013. B.M., University of Toronto; M.M., Yale University; D.M.A., Julliard School.

John Jurewitz
Lecturer in Economics, 1984. B.A., University of San Francisco; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Mark Kampe
Lecturer in Computer Science, 2015. B.S., M.S., University of California, Los Angeles.

Victoria Koenig
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 1994. Training with Maracci, Kreel, Lichine, and the Eliot Feld Ballet.

 

Russell Knight
Lecturer in Music, 2017. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

 

Mzilikazi Koné
Lecturer in Politics, 2017. B.A., Indiana University, Bloomington; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Youna Kwak
Lecturer in Romance Languages and Literatures, 2017. B.A., Brown University; M.F.A., University of Montana, Missoula; M.A., Ph.D., New York University.

 

Claire Li
Lecturer in Asian Languages and Literatures, 2012. B.A., M.A., National Tsing-hua University, Taiwan; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

 

Candice Lin
Lecturer in Art, 2015. B.A., Brown University; M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute.


Ben Miller
Lecturer in Dance, 2015. B.A., University of Nebraska; M.F.A., University of Pittsburgh.

 

Michelle Miner
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2017. B.S., Southern Illinois University.

 

Maxwell Murphey
Lecturer in Philosophy, 2017. B.A., Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D. expected, University of California, Riverside.

Keelan Overton
Lecturer in History, 2017. B.A., James Madison University; M.A., Williams College; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Lisa Piergallini
Lecturer in Politics, 2017. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Ph.D. candidate, Claremont Graduate University.


Elm Pizarro
Lecturer in Dance, 2016. B.A., University of Washington.

Rose Portillo
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2014. B.A., Pomona College.

 

Brady Potts
Lecturer in Sociology, 2017. B.A., Rhodes College; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

 

Meagan Prahl
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2016. B.A., Case Western Reserve University; M.F.A., Brown University.

 

Ann Quinley
Lecturer in Politics, 1992. B.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Stanford University.

 

David Rentz
Lecturer in Music, 2017. B.Mus., Washington University in Saint Louis; M.M., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale University.

 

Hamid Rezai
Lecturer in History, 2017. M.A., Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich; M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University.
 

Sara Sadhwani
Lecturer in Politics, 2017. B.Phil., M.I.D., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D. expected, University of Southern California.

Teresa Spezio
Lecturer in Environmental Analysis, 2017. B.S., Case Western Reserve University; M.S., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.


Cristina Waggonner
Lecturer in Politics, 2014. B.A., University of Bucharest, Romania; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

 

Jennifer Ward-Batts
Lecturer in Economics, 2017. B.A., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., University of Washington.


Walker Wells
Lecturer in Environmental Analysis, 2005. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.C.R.P., California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.

Nanik Wenten
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 1999.

Nyomen Wenten
Lecturer in Music and Director of Balinese Gamelan Ensemble, 1999. Music and Dance Conservatory, Bali; National Academy of Dance, Jogyakarta; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Suzanne Wright
Lecturer in Art, 2017. B.F.A., Cooper Union; M.F.A., University of California, San Diego.

 

Masahiro Yamada
Lecturer in Philosophy, 2017. A.B., M.A., Brown University; Ph.D., New York University.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Mark Caspary
Post-MFA Fellow in Theatre and Dance, 2016. B.S., Illinois State University; M.F.A., University of California, Irvine.


Sheetal Gandhi
Mellon Chau Postdoctoral Fellow in Theatre and Dance, 2017. B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

Joanne Nucho
Mellon Chau Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology, 2016. B.F.A., New York University; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

O. Maduka Ogba
Robbins Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemistry, 2016. B.S., Trinity University; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

 

Performance Music Faculty

Carolyn Beck
Bassoon, 2002. B.A., California State University, Northridge; M.M., Yale University; D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music.

Gayle Blankenburg
Piano, 1994. B.M., Performer’s Certificate, M.M., Indiana University.

Gary Bovyer
Clarinet, 2008. B.A., San Jose State University; M.M., The Juilliard School.

Ray Burkhart
Trumpet, 2002. B.A., Occidental College; M.M., University of Southern California; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.

Francisco J. Castillo
Oboe, 2003. B.A. and Licenciatura, University of Costa Rica; M.M., University of Southern California.

Connie Deeter
String bass, 2014. B.M., M.M., Julliard School.

Theresa Dimond
Percussion, 1991. B.M., M.M., D.M.A., University of Southern California.

Mary Dropkin
Harp, 1996. B.M., University of Southern California.

Ken Foerch
Saxophone, 2001. B.M., Michigan State University; M.M., Eastman School of Music; D.M.A., University of Southern California.

Cynthia Fogg
Viola, 1998. B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.M., University of Southern California.

Gregory Geiger
Voice, 2003. B.M., M.M., Michigan State University.

 

Scott Graff
Voice, 2016. B.A., Occidental College; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

Jennie Jung
Piano, 2013. B.M.,  University of Toronto; M.M., Yale University; D.M.A., Julliard School.


Aron Kallay
Piano, 2011. B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University; M.M., University of Michigan; D.M.A., University of Southern California.


Phil Keen
Trombone, 2007. B.M., California State University, Long Beach; M.M., University of Michigan.

Stephen Klein
Euphonium and Tuba, 1979. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Eastman School of Music.

Ursula Kleinecke
Voice, 2008. B.M., University of the Pacific; M.M., Eastman School of Music.

Roger Lebow
Cello, 1993. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.M., University of Southern California.

Danielle Ondarza
Horn, 2010. B.M., University of Southern California.

 

Maggie Parkins
Cello, 2016. B.M., Eastman School of Music; D.M.A., State University of New York, Stony Brook.

Todor Pelev
Violin, 1995. B.M., Sofia Conservatory of Music, Bulgaria; M.M., D.M.A., Eastman School of Music.

Holly Shaw Price
Voice, 2002. B.M., Oberlin College; M.M., University of Southern California.

Rachel Rudich
Flute, 1992. B.A., Goddard College; M.M., D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music.

Jack Sanders
Guitar, 1980. B.F.A., M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

Sarah Thornblade
Violin, 2011. B.M., Indiana University; M.M., Northern Illinois University.

 

Ming Tsu
Piano, 2010. B.M., New England Conservatory of Music; M.M., Indiana University, Bloomington; D.M.A., University of Washington.

Jason Yoshida
Guitar, 2008. B.M., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.M., D.M.A., University of Southern California.

Phillip Young
Piano, 2001. B.M., University of the Pacific; M.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., University of Southern California.

Oldenborg Center Language Residents

Chinese: Xu Jing
B.A., Law School of Shandong University, Weihai

French: Marina Simonnet
M.A., University of Nantes


GermanInes Fister
B.A., Humboldt University of Berlin

Japanese: Ayaka Matsuo
B.A., International Christian University

Russian:Mykyta Tyshchenko
B.A., Kyiv National Lingiustic University

Spanish:Jose Gomez
B.A., University of Granada

Spanish: Hugo Briones
B.A., University of Chile, Santiago

 

Africana Studies Faculty at Other Claremont Colleges

Laura Harris
Professor of English and World Literature, Pitzer College, 1997. B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Rita Roberts
Professor of History, Scripps College, 1987. B.S., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Marie-Denise Shelton
Professor of French Language and Literature, Claremont McKenna College, 1977. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Maryan Soliman
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, Scripps College, 2016. B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

 

Africana Studies Affiliates

Fazia Aitel
Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Claremont McKenna College, 2009. D.E.A, Université de Paris VIII; M.A., Ph.D., City University of New York.

Alicia Bonaparte
Associate Professor of Sociology, Pitzer College, 2008. B.A., Spelman College; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University.

Lako Tongun
Associate Professor of International and Intercultural Studies and Political Studies, Pitzer College, 1988. B.A., St. Mary’s College of California; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

Sheila Walker
Professor of Psychology, Scripps College, 1993. B.A., American University; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Cornell University.
 

Asian American Studies Faculty at Other Claremont Colleges

Jih-Fei Cheng
Assistant Professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Scripps College, 2015. Ph.D., University of Southern California 

Wendy Cheng 
Assistant Professor of American Studies, Scripps College, 2016. Ph.D., University of Southern California

Stacey Doan 
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 2015. Ph.D., Cornell University 

Todd Honma
Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies, Pitzer College, 2012. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Wei-Chin Hwang
Professor of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, 2003. B.A., University of Utah; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Azamat Junisbai
Associate Professor of Sociology, Pitzer College, 2009. Ph.D., Indiana University

YouYoung Kang
Associate Professor of Music, Scripps College, 2001. B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Thomas P. Kim
Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations, Scripps College, 2000. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Warren Liu
Associate Professor of English, Scripps College, 2009. B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., University of Iowa.

Ming-Yuen S. Ma
Professor of Media Studies, Pitzer College, 2001. B.A., Columbia University; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

Tamara Venit-Shelton
Associate Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College, 2012. B.A., Amherst College; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Linus Yamane
Professor of Economics, Pitzer College, 1988. B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University.

Kathleen S. Yep
Professor of Asian American Studies, Pitzer College, 2004. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

 

Chicana/o Latina/o Studies Faculty at Other Claremont Colleges

Rita Cano Alcalá
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, Scripps College, 1995. B.A., University of Texas, San Antonio; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of Texas.

Martha Gonzalez
Assistant Professor of Chicana/o - Latina/o Studies, Scripps College, 2013. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle.

Maria Soldatenko
Associate Professor of Chicana/o Latina/o Transnational Studies, Pitzer College, 1998. B.A., California State University, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Emeriti Faculty and Staff

C. Freeman Allen
Professor of Chemistry, 1954; Emeritus, 1994. B.S., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Martha E. Andresen
Professor of English, 1972; Emerita, 2006. B.A., B.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Yale University.

Masago Armstrong
Registrar, 1955; Emerita, 1985. B.A., M.A., Stanford University.

Jay David Atlas
Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy, 1972; Emeritus, 2014. A.B., Amherst College; Ph.D., Princeton University.

Anne H. Bages
Director, Oldenborg Center, 1988; Professor of Physical Education, 1959; Emerita, 2003. B.A., University of Illinois; M.S., University of California, Los Angeles.

Jon Dickson Bailey
Professor of Music, 1982; Emeritus, 2000. B.A., Northwestern University; M.Div., Drew University Theological School; M.A., University of California, Berkeley; D.M.A., Stanford University.

David W. Becker
Associate Professor of Biology, 1986; Emeritus, 2016. B.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.

Alvin L. Beilby
Professor of Chemistry, 1958; Emeritus, 1998. B.A., San Jose State College; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Donald L. Bentley
Professor of Mathematics, 1964; Emeritus, 2001. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Ralph Bolton
Professor of Anthropology, 1972; Emeritus, 2015. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University.

 

Laurie Cameron
Professor of Theatre and Dance, 1991; Emerita, 2017. B.A., Connecticut College; M.A., Columbia University.


Sherwin Carlquist
Professor of Botany, 1976; Emeritus, 1992. B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Kathleen T. Connell
Professor of Physical Education and Women’s Basketball Coach, 1996; Emerita, 2017. B.S., M.S., Springfield College.

Cecilia Conrad
Vice President and Dean of the College, 2009; Professor of Economics, 1995. Emerita, 2013. A.B., Wellesley College; A.M., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Edward W. Copeland
Professor of English, 1972; Emeritus, 2002. A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.

René Coppieters
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and Linguistics, 1976; Emeritus, 2006. Licence, University of Louvain; Ph.D., Harvard University.

 

Elizabeth Crighton
Professor of Politics, 1975; Emeritus, 2017. B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman’s College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Penny Lee Dean
Professor of Physical Education, 1978; Emerita, 2005. B.A., Pomona College; M.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Ed.D., United States Sports Academy.

Margaret H. Dornish
Professor of Religious Studies, 1969; Emerita, 2001. A.B., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., The Claremont Graduate School.

Gordon K. Douglass
Professor of Economics, 1959; Emeritus, 1987. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Richard H. Elderkin
Professor of Mathematics, 1974; Emeritus, 2013. B.A., Whitman College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder.

David Elliott
Professor of Politics, 1977; Emeritus, 2013. B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., Cornell University.

Judson J. Emerick
Professor of Fine Arts and Professor of Art History, 1973; Emeritus, 2015. B.A., Hope College; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Richard Fass
Vice President for Planning, 1990. B.E., The Cooper Union; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin.

Leo J. Flynn
Professor of Politics, 1967; Emeritus, 2008. B.A., San Jose State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Jürgen Froehlich
Director of the Stauffer Language Laboratory and Professor of German and Russian, 1975; Emeritus, 2004. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Alfred M. Gibbens
Vice President for Development, 1979; Emeritus, 1995. B.A., Franklin College; M.A., Butler University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; D.H.L., Yankton College; D.L.A., Mt. Marty College.

Sandy Grabiner
Professor of Mathematics, 1974; Emeritus, 2014. B.A., Rice University; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Marjorie Harth
Director and Chief Curator of the Pomona College Museum of Art and Professor of Art History, 1981; Emerita, 2004. B.A., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Richard W. Hazlett
Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Geology, 1987; Emeritus, 2015. B.A., Occidental College; A.M., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Robert D. Herman
Professor of Sociology, 1960; Emeritus, 1998. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Laura L. Mays Hoopes
Vice President and Dean of the College, 1993-1998; Professor of Biology, 1993; Emeritus, 2015. A.B., Goucher College: Ph.D., Yale University; L.H.D., Goucher College.

Jerry Irish
Vice President and Dean of the College, 1986-1993; Professor of Religion and Religious Studies, 1986; Emeritus, 2011. B.A., Cornell University; B.D., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., Yale University.

Stanleigh Jones
Professor of Asian Languages and Literatures, 1984; Emeritus, 2003. B.A., Virginia Military Institute; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University.

Karl George Kohn
Professor of Music and Composer in Residence, 1950; Emeritus, 1994. A.B., A.M., Harvard University; L.H.D., Pomona College.

Sidney Lemelle
Professor of History and Africana Studies, 1986; Emeritus, 2016. B.A., M.A., California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

James D. Likens
Professor of Economics, 1969; Emeritus, 2015. A.B., M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

 

Paul Mann
Professor of English, 1987; Emeritus, 2017. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

Lee Cameron McDonald
Vice President and Dean of the College, 1970-1975; Professor of Government, 1952; Emeritus, 1990. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Harvard University; LL.D., Pomona College.

Michael D. McGaha
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 1970; Emeritus, 2008. B.A., University of Dallas; Ph.D., University of Texas.

Robert Mezey
Poet in Residence and Professor of English, 1976; Emeritus, 1999. B.A., University of Iowa; graduate study, University of Iowa and Stanford University.

Catalin D. Mitescu
Professor of Physics, 1965; Emeritus, 2012. B.Eng., McGill University; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology.

Patrick H. Mulcahy
Professor of Physical Education, 1969; Emeritus, 2007. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

 

David W. Oxtoby
President, 2003; Emeritus, 2017. B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Hans C. Palmer
Vice President and Dean of the College, 1998-2001; Professor of Economics, 1962; Emeritus, 2008. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Sheila Pinkel
Professor of Art, 1986. Emerita, 2013. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

Thomas C. Pinney
Professor of English, 1962; Emeritus, 1997. B.A., Beloit College; Ph.D., Yale University.

Burdette C. Poland
Professor of History, 1958; Emeritus, 1989. B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Leonard C. Pronko
Professor of Theatre, 1957; Emeritus, 2014. B.A., Drury College; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., Tulane University.

Ann G. Quinley
Vice President and Dean of Students and Professor of Politics, 1992; Emerita, 2007. B.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Stanford University.

Jerome J. Rinkus
Associate Professor of German and Russian, 1973; Emeritus, 2003. B.A., Middlebury College; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University.

Mike Riskas
Professor of Physical Education, 1961; Emeritus, 2003. B.S., M.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

Monique Saigal
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 1965; Emerita; 2011. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Peter W. Stanley
President, 1991; Emeritus, 2003. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University; L.H.D., Occidental College; L.H.D., Rhodes College.

Wayne E. Steinmetz
Professor of Chemistry, 1973; Emeritus, 2007. A.B., Oberlin College; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Bruce R. Telzer
Blanche and Frank R. Seaver Professor of Science and Professor of Biology, 1979. B.A., State University of New York, Buffalo; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University.

Suzanne C. Thompson
Professor of Psychology, 1982; Emeritus, 2014. B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Roger E. Vogler
Professor of Psychology, 1967; Emeritus, 1992. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Michelle Wierson
Associate Professor of Psychology, 1992; Emerita, 2005. B.A., Furman University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia.

William O. Wirtz II
Professor of Biology, 1968; Emeritus, 2003. B.A., Rutgers University; graduate study, University of Florida; Ph.D., Cornell University.

Robert L. Woods Jr.
Professor of History, 1974. Emeritus, 2013. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Frank C. Wykoff
Professor of Economics, 1968; Emeritus, 2008. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Advising

General Advisors

General Academic Advisor to Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Associate Dean of Students

General Academic Advisor to International Students: Director of Oldenborg


Scholarship/Fellowship General Advisors

On Beinecke Fellowships: A. Chin

On Downing Exchange: J. Kirk, Yamashita

On Fulbright Fellowships: Le, Thai, Gladney, Kassam, Martinez

On Goldwater/Science Fellowships: O’Leary

On Marshall and Rhodes Scholarships: J. Kirk, Yamashita

On NCAA Postgraduate Fellowships: Lebedeff

On Truman Scholarships: Bromley

On Udall Fellowships: Andrejevic, Wright

On Thomas J. Watson Fellowships: Leabhart, Reinen, D. Smith


Pre-Professional Advisors

Chemical Engineering: C.Taylor

Engineering: Zook

Health Science: Lewis

Prelaw: Filback