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Pomona College    
 
    
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
2014-15 Pomona College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG] Use the dropdown above to select the current 2017-18 catalog.

Faculty



1On leave or phased retirement Fall 2014
2On leave or phased retirement Spring 2015
3On leave or phased retirement 2014-15
Date denotes beginning of original term of service.

Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors

Jack I. Abecassis
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.

Tahir R.S. Andrabi2
Stedman-Sumner Professor of Economics, 1988. B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Mark Andrejevic
Associate 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 Assistant 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
Assistant Professor of Art, 2009. B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.F.A., Art Center College of Design.

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.

Anthony Basso
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Women's Soccer Coach, 2013. B.A., Christopher Newport University; M.A., Claremont School of Theology.

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

David W. Becker1
John P. and Magdalena R. Dexter Professor of Botany and Associate Professor of Biology, 1986. B.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.

Lisa Beckett
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.

Betty Bernhard
Professor of Theatre, 1984. B.A., Western Michigan University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

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.

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

Ralph Bolton3
Professor of Anthropology, 1972. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Jessica L. Borelli
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2009. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University.

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

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.

John Raymond Buriel
Harry S. and Madge Rice Thatcher Professor of Psychology and Professor of Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, 1977. B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Deborah Burke
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.

Laurie Cameron
Professor of Theatre and Dance and Coordinator of the Dance Program, 1991. B.A., Connecticut College; M.A., Columbia University.

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

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 Cavalcanti1
Associate Professor of Biology, 2005. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Universidade Federal de Pernambuco.

America Chambers
Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2013. B.A., Swarthmore College; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

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

Suzanne Chávez-Silverman
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 Chen
Associate Professor of Computer Science, 2002. S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Clarissa Cheney2
Associate Professor of Biology, 1997. A.B., Goucher College; M.Phil., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Eileen J. Cheng
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 Chinn
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 Clithero
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2014. B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University.

Mary Coffey
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.

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

Louise Cosand
Visiting Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology, 2012. B.A., Colgate University; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Valerie Cowan2
Professor of Physical Education and Head Volleyball Coach, 2000. B.S., California State University, Bakersfield; M.S., Saint Mary's College.

Alfred W. Cramer3
Associate Professor of Music, 1995. B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

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

Elizabeth Crighton1
William A. Johnson Professor of Government and Professor of Politics, 1975. B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman's College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Bowman Cutter
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.

Pierangelo De Pace
Assistant 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 Diercks
Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2010. B.A., Houghton College; M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown University.

Donna M. Di Grazia
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
Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2010. B.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Anne Dwyer2
Associate Professor of German and Russian, 2007. B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Oona Eisenstadt3
Fred Krinsky Professor of Jewish Studies and Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 2004. B.A., Ph.D., McMaster University.

Judson J. Emerick2
Loren Barton Babcock Miller Professor of Fine Arts and Professor of Art History, 1973. B.A., Hope College; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

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. Erickson1
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. Flaherty2
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 Flapan2
Lingurn H. Burkhead Professor of Mathematics, 1986. B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Peter Flueckiger
Associate 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. Gaines3
Associate Professor of Geology, 2004. B.S., College of William and Mary; M.S., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

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

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

Carina Giorgi
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2014. B.A., University of California, Riverside; M.A., Ph.D., University of Manchester.

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

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

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

George L. Gorse1
Viola Horton Professor of Art and Professor of Art History, 1980. A.B., The Johns Hopkins University; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University.

Sharon Goto2
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
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2006. B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Fred J. Grieman3
Roscoe Moss Professor of Chemistry, 1982. B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Jill S. Grigsby
Associate Dean of the College, 2012; 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 Haddad
Assistant Professor of Politics, 2013. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

Jonathan Hall
Assistant Professor of Media Studies, 2009. B.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

Frances Hanzawa3
Associate Professor of Biology, 1994. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

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

Jesse Harris3
Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2011. B.A., M.A., University of Chicago; M.Sc. Logic, Universiteit van Amsterdam; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Richard W. Hazlett
Stephen M. Pauley M.D. '62 Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Geology, 1987. B.A., Occidental College; A.M., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Amanda Hollis-Brusky3
Assistant Professor of Politics, 2011. B.A., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Laura L. Mays Hoopes
Halstead-Bent Professor of Biology, 1993. A.B., Goucher College; Ph.D., Yale University; L.H.D., Goucher College.

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

Sharon Shih-jiuan Hou2
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
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, 2013; 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. Hurley3
Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies, 2007. B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville; M.A., Ph.D., Howard University.

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

Fabien Jammes
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. Johal
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.

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

Kristine Kaiser
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2013. B.S., M.S., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Gizem Karaali
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 Kates
Professor of History, 2001. B.A., Pitzer College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Charles Katsiaficas
Professor and Physical Education/Athletics Director, 1989. B.S., Tufts University; M.Ed., Azusa Pacific University.

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

Benjamin Keim3
Assistant Professor of Classics, 2011. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of London; M.Phil., Ph.D., University of Cambridge.

Arash Khazeni
Assistant 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.

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

Alfred S. Kwok3
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2000. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; 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.

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 Lee1
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.

Sidney Lemelle1
Edwin F. and Martha Hahn Professor of History and Africana Studies, 1986. B.A., M.A., California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Drew Lesperance
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2014. B.S., Illinois State; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Jonathan Lethem
Roy Edward Disney '51 Professor of Creative Writing and Professor of English, 2011.

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

Rena Levitt
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2011. B.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

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.

Hsin-Chieh Li
Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Languages and Literatures, 2012. B.A., M.A., National Tsing-hua University, Taiwan; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

James D. Likens
Morris B. and Gladys S. Pendleton Professor of Economics, 1969. A.B., M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Eric Lindholm
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
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 Dean of the College, 2014; Associate Professor of Economics, 2004. B.A., University of San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Joyce J. Lu3
Assistant 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
Associate Professor of Anthropology, 2006. B.A., Occidental College; M.I.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University.

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

Stephen V. Marks3
Elden Smith Professor of Economics, 1982. B.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Princeton University.

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

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. McWilliams1
Associate Professor of Politics, 2006. B.A., Amherst College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

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

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

Nivia Montenegro2
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.

Sandeep Mukherjee
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.

Cameron Munter
Professor of Practice in International Relations, 2013. B.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.

Maria Cristina Negritto
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.

Sok Keng Lilian Zhiru Ng
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 Sociology and 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.

Michael O'Malley
Associate 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.

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

Giovanni Ortega
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2013. B.A., University of Illinois, Chicago; M.F.A., University of Califonia, Los Angeles.

David W. Oxtoby
President and Professor of Chemistry, 2003. B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

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

Mary Paster
Associate Dean of the College, 2014; Associate Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2006. B.A., Ohio State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Adam Pearson3
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2011. B.S., Cornell University; M.A., University of Connecticut; M.S., Ph.D., Yale University.

Jeremy Pecharich
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2013. B.A., M.S., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

Bryan E. Penprase3
Frank Parkhurst Brackett Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 1993. B.S., M.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

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

Laura Perini
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.

Melissa Petreaca
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2010. B.S., The Master's College; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Ruben Petreaca
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2013. B.S., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Alice Pigott
Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2010. Licence Lettres Modernes, Maîtrise de Littérature Française, Université de la Sorbonne Paris IV; Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University.

Frances Pohl
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.

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

Ami Radunskaya
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.

Claudia Rankine
Henry G. Lee '37 Professor of English, 2006. B.A., Williams College; M.F.A., Columbia University.

Lynn Rapaport2
Henry Snyder Professor of Sociology, 1989. B.A., University of Southern California; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Columbia University.

Carolyn Ratteray
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance, 2014. B.F.A., New York University; M.F.A., University of San Diego.

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

Dara Rossman Regaignon3
Director of College Writing and Associate Professor of English, 2005. B.A., Amherst College; M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis University.

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

Kirk Reynolds
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. Rindisbacher
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 Rosenfeld1
Assistant Professor of English, 2010. B.A., Reed College; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Larissa Rudova
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
Professor of Mathematics, 1991. B.S., B.A., Humboldt State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

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

Ghassan Youssef Sarkis2
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2002. B.S., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University.

Ajay Satpute
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 Scanlon3
Associate Professor of Physical Education and Women's Soccer Coach, 2003. B.A., Macalester College; M.S., University of New Hampshire.

Gibb Schreffler
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, 2012. B.A., Ithica 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
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 Shay
Associate 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. Silverman3
Professor of History, 1993. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Carolina Sitnisky-Cole
Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 2013. B.A., Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

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.

Adrian Soldatenko-Gutierrez
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2014. B.S., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Sara Owsley Sood3
Associate Professor of Computer Science, 2007. B.A., DePauw; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Michael D. Steinberger
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.

Philip Streich
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics, 2011. B.A., University of California, Riverside; M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Tomás F. Summers Sandoval Jr.
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 Takahashi3
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
Assistant 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
Associate Professor of Art, 1995. B.A., Wake Forest University; M.F.A., University of Arizona.

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

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

Lynn L. Thomas
Professor of Anthropology, 1976. A.B., University of California, Riverside; M.A., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Valorie Thomas
Associate 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
Arango Professor of Latin American History and Professor of History and Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, 1993. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.


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

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

Loredana Vetere
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2013. M.A., University of Naples Federico II; Ph.D., University of Rome La Sapienza.

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

Helena M. Wall
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.

Nicole Weekes3
Professor of Neuroscience, 1998. B.A., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

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

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

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

Richard K. Worthington
Professor of Politics and Coordinator of the Program in Public Policy Analysis, 1990. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Jonathan Wright3
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 Wu1
Adjunct Professor of Chinese, 1990. B.A., Beijing Normal University; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Melanie Wu
Visiting Professor of Computer Science, 2014. B.S., M.S., Peking University; M.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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

Michelle Zemel
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

Emily Bockman
Visiting Instructor in Chemistry, 2014. B.A., Pomona College; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

Erin N. Cue
Visiting Instructor in Psychology and Africana Studies, 2014. B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Los Angeles.

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

Karl Lang
Visiting Instructor in Geology, 2014. B.S., The College of William and Mary; Ph.D. candidate, University of Washington, Seattle.

Zhengwei Qiao
Visiting Instructor in Asian Languages and Literatures, 2013. B.A., Shangdon Normal University; Guangdon University of Foreign Studies; Ph.D. candidate, University of Iowa.

Christelle Rolland
Visiting Instructor in Romance Languages and Literatures, 2005. License, Maîtrise, DEA, doctorat candidate, University of Paris, Sorbonne-Nouvelle.

Livi Yoshioka-Maxwell
Visiting Instructor in Romance Languages and Literatures, 2014. B.A., M.A., Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Berkeley.

 

Lecturers

Joseph Addington
Lecturer in Music, 2008.

Elaine Avila
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2014. B.A., Santa Clara University; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

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

Gayle Blankenburg
Lecturer in Music, 1994. B.M., Performer's Certificate, M.M., Indiana University.

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

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

Kristin Egusa
Lecturer in Dance, 2013. B.A., California State University, Long Beach.

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.

Jill Harris
Lecturer in Economics, 2013. B.A., California State University, San Bernardino; M.A., University of California, Riverside; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

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

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

Katrina Keil
Lecturer in Psychology, 2011. B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson.

Margaret L. Kemp
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2008. B.S., Northwestern University; MFA, The George Washington University.

Wha Sook Kim
Lecturer in Romance Languages and Literatures, 2004. M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

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

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

MingMing Liu
Lecturer in Asian Languages and Literatures, 2014. B.A., East China Normal University; M.A., Washington University, Saint Louis; Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Riverside.

Sylvia Martin
Lecturer in Anthropology, 2012. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Brandeis University; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.

Katherine S. Nelson
Lecturer in Psychology, 2014. B.S., University of Mary Washington; M.A., Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Riverside.

John Pennington
Lecturer in Dance, 1998.

Sharon Portnoff
Lecturer in Religious Studies, 2014. B.A., St. John's College; M.Ed., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., Jewish Theological Seminary.

David Rentz
Lecturer in Music, 2014. B.Mus., Washington University, Saint Louis; M.M., M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale University.

Larisa Reznik
Lecturer in Religious Studies, 2014. B.A., Bowdoin College, M.A., Ph.D. candidate University of Chicago.

Andy Lee Roth
Lecturer in Sociology, 2014. B.A., Haverford College, M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Bridget Samuels
Lecturer in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2014. A.D., A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Luca Struble
Lecturer in Philosophy, 2014. B.A., Pomona College; A.M., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Michael Szanyi
Lecturer in Theatre and Dance, 2012. B.A., Pitzer College; M.A., Ph.D. expected, Claremont Graduate University.

Zala Volcic
Lecturer in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2014. M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder.

Walker Wells
Lecturer in Environmental Analysis, 2006. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Master of City and Regional Planning, California Polytechnic State 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.

Travis Wilkerson
Visiting Fellow in Media Studies, 2012. B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Sasha-Mae Eccleston
Mellon Chau Postdoctoral Fellow in Classics, 2014. B.A., Brown University; M.A., University of Oxford; Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Berkeley.

Dashiell Fryer
Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics, 2012. B.A., B.S., San Jose State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Benjamin Sveinbjörnsson
Robbins Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemistry, 2014. B.S., University of Iceland; Ph.D. candidate, California Institute of Technology.

Hentyle Yapp
Mellon Chau Postdoctoral Fellow in Gender and Women's Studies, 2014. B.A., Brown University; J.D., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Berkeley.

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.

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, 2002. 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.

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-Boyer
Voice, 2008. B.M., University of the Pacific; M.M., Eastman School of Music.

Margaret Kohn
Piano, 1970. B.A., Radcliffe College.

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.

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.

Fred Tinsley
String Bass, 1992. B.F.A., University of Connecticut; M.M., University of Redlands; member, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.

Jason Yoshida
Guitar, 2008. B.M., M.M., University of California, Santa Barbara.

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

Linda Zoolalian
Piano, 2008. B.M., New England Conservatory of Music; M.M., D.M.A., University of Southern California

Oldenborg Center Language Residents

Chinese: Zehuang Cao
M.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University

German: Mirja Schoderer
B.A., Humboldt University of Berlin

French: Clemence Lefevres
M.A., University of Paris VIII

Japanese: Akihiro Shimizu
M.A., Tokyo Metropolitan University

Russian: Maria Lentsman
M.A., Saint Petersburg State University

Spanish: Isaac Gimenez
B.A., University of Granada

Spanish: Rosina Desimone
B.A., National University of San Juan 
 

Africana Studies Faculty at Other Claremont Colleges

Dipannita Basu
Professor of Sociology, Pitzer College, 1995. Ph.D., Manchester University.

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

Halford Fairchild
Professor of Psychology, Pitzer College, 1993. B.A., M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

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.

Damien Sojoyner
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, Scripps College, 2011. B.A., M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.

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

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.

Marlene Daut
Assistant Professor of English and Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University, 2009. B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

Matthew Delmont
Associate Professor of American Studies, Scripps College, 2009. B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University.

Linda Perkins
University Associate Professor of Education, Claremont Graduate University, 2003. B.S., Kentucky State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

KaMala Thomas
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Pitzer College, 2009. B.A., M.A., California State University, San Bernadino; M.S., MPH, San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

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

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

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
Assistant 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.

Joseph Parker
Associate Professor of International and Intercultural Studies, Pitzer College, 1989. B.A., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard 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.

Chicano/a Latino/a 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 Gender and Feminist Studies, Pitzer College, 1998. B.A., California State University, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Emeriti Faculty and Staff

Gerald M. Ackerman
Professor of Art, 1970; Emeritus, 1989. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

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.

William DeW. Andrus
Professor of Zoology, 1960; Emeritus, 1991. A.B., Oberlin College; Ph.D., Stanford 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.

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.

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

Toni Clark
Associate Professor of English, 1983; Emerita, 2011. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.

Cecilia Conrad
Vice President and Dean of the College, 2009; Stedman-Sumner 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.

Virginia Crosby
Professor of Romance Languages, 1963; Emerita, 1984. B.A., Whittier College; M.A., The Claremont Graduate School; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

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
H. Russell Smith Professor of International Relations and Professor of Politics, 1977; Emeritus, 2013. B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., Cornell University.

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.

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

Norman P. Hines
Professor of Art, 1973; Emeritus, 2000. B.A., Pomona College; M.F.A., The Claremont Graduate School.

Jerry Irish
Professor of Religion and Religious Studies, 1986; Emeritus, 2011. B.A., Cornell University; B.D., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., Yale University.

Morton C. Johnson
Director of Annual Giving, 1952; Emeritus, 1976. B.A., Pomona College.

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.

Lee Cameron McDonald
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.

Hans C. Palmer
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.

John E. Quinlan
Director of Administrative Computing and Associate Professor of Chemistry, 1958; Emeritus, 1999. B.S., Marquette University; M.S., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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.

Robert F. Thorne
Curator of the Pomona College Herbarium, 1962; Emeritus, 1988. A.B., Dartmouth College; M.Sc., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Curtis W. Tong
Professor of Physical Education and Director of Athletics, 1983; Emeritus, 1998. B.A., Otterbein College; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University.

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.

Donald H. Zenger
Professor of Geology, 1962; Emeritus, 1999. B.S., Union College; M.A., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., Cornell University.

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: Friedlander.
On Downing Exchange: Khazeni, Kirk.
On Ford Diversity Fellowships: J. Cartagena
On Fulbright Fellowships: Abecassis, Boduszynski, Emerick (fall), Kates, Kurita, Tompkins.
On Goldwater/Science Fellowships: Johal.
On Marshall and Rhodes Scholarships: Khazeni, Kirk.
On NCAA Postgraduate Fellowships: Connell.
On Truman Scholarships: Worthington.
On Udall Fellowships: Miller.
On Thomas J. Watson Fellowships: Horowitz, Rudova.

Pre-Professional Advisors

Chemical Engineering: C. Taylor.
Engineering: Zook.
Health Science: Radunskaya.
Pre-Business: Likens.