2015-16 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Jan 28, 2020  
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Faculty



1On leave or phased retirement Fall 2015
2On leave or phased retirement Spring 2016
3On leave or phased retirement 2015-16
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 Allen1
Associate Professor of Art, 2005. B.F.A., Skidmore College; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

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

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

Michael Bannister
Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2015. B.A., M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.S., Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Irvine.

Allan H. Barr2
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.

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 Beeks1
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.

Doc Billingsley
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, 2015. B.A., Millsaps College; A.M., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis.

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

Mieczyslaw Boduszynski2
Assistant Professor of Politics, 2013. B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

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

Tony D. Boston2
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 Brown3
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.

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.2
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 Cameron1
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 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 Chen
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. Cheng1
Associate Professor of Chinese, 2003. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Angelina Yanyan Chin1
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 Chu3
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.

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

Alfred W. Cramer
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 Crighton
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, 2015. 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
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 Dettmar3
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 Dwyer
Associate Professor of German and Russian, 2007. B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Sasha-Mae Eccleston
Assistant Professor of Classics, 2015. B.A., Brown University; M.A., University of Oxford; Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Berkeley.

Oona Eisenstadt
Fred Krinsky Professor of Jewish Studies and Associate 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. 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 Ferguson1
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
Associate Professor of Japanese, 2003. B.A., Harvard College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University.

Lorn S. Foster3
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 Friedlander3
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
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. Gorse
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. Grieman
Roscoe Moss Professor of Chemistry, 1982. B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Jill S. Grigsby3
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 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.

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

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

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

Sharon Shih-jiuan Hou3
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. Jackson2
Associate Professor of Art History, 1993. B.A., Reed College; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

Fabien Jammes1
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. Johnson2
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. candidate, 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 Karaali
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2006. B.Sc., Bogaziçi University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Nina J. Karnovsky3
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 of Physical Education and Men’s Basketball Coach, 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 Keim1
Assistant Professor of Classics, 2011. B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of London; M.Phil., Ph.D., University of Cambridge.

Arash Khazeni
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.

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 Kung1
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 Kurita3
Professor of Japanese, 1990. B.A., Smith College; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University.

Alfred S. Kwok
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2000. B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., Yale University.

Alex La
Visiting Assistant Professor in Physical Education, 2015. B.A., M.B.A.,  University of La Verne.

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. candidate, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Liu2
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 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. Lu
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.

Hiren Maharaj
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics,, 2015. B.Sc., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Pardis Mahdavi1
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. Marks
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. Mawhorter2
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.3
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.

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 Montenegro1
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. Moore2
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.

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.

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 Ochoa3
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.

Sara Olson3
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2012. B.A., Lawrence University; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Sarah Raff1
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 Rapaport
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.

Linda A. Reinen2
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. Rodriguez3
Associate Professor of Physical Education and Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Coach, 2005. B.A., M.A., Pepperdine University.

Colleen Rosenfeld
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 Rumbos3
Joseph N. Fiske Professor of Mathematics, 1991. B.S., B.A., Humboldt State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

Erin Runions1
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 2005. B.M., University of British Columbia; M.C.S., Regent College; Ph.D., McGill University.

Bridget Samuels
Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, 2014. A.D., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Ghassan Youssef Sarkis
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 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., 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
Associate Dean of the College, 2015. 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 Sher3
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2012. B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Blerta Shtylla1
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 Smiley1
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. Smith3
Fletcher Jones Professor of Economics, 1981. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University.

Michael D. Steinberger3
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.3
Associate Professor of History and Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, 2006. B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Rou-Jia Sung
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2015. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.

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 Taylor3
Professor of Theatre, 1991. B.A., Colorado College; M.F.A., Southern Methodist University.

Mercedes Teixido1
Associate Professor of Art, 1995. B.A., Wake Forest University; M.F.A., University of Arizona.

Hung Cam Thai2
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. Thomas3
Professor of Anthropology, 1976. A.B., University of California, Riverside; M.A., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

Valorie Thomas1
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
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 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.

Xan Vongsathorn
Visiting Assistant Professor in Economics, 2015. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D. candidate, University of Chicago.

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

Cristina Waggonner
Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics, 2014. B.A., University of Bucharest, Romania; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.

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 Weekes
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 Wolf2
John Sutton Miner Professor of History and Professor of Classics, 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 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 Yamashita2
Henry E. Sheffield Professor of History, 1983. B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Hentyle Yapp
Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, 2015. B.A., Brown University; J.D., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D.candidate, University of California, Berkeley.

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

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

Alma C. Zook1
Professor of Physics, 1982. B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Instructors

James Dias
Visiting Instructor in Psychology, 2015. B.S., Washington State University, Pullman; M.A., California State University, Fresno; Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Riverside.
 

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.

 

Lecturers

Joseph Addington
Lecturer in Music, 2008.

Craig Anderson
Lecturer in Religious Studies, 2015. B.A., Azusa Pacific University; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph. D., Claremont Graduate 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.

Edelina Burciaga
Lecturer in Sociology, 2015. B.A., M.A., Stanford University; J.D., Boston University; Ph. D. candidate, University of California, Irvine.

Carolyn Castano
Lecturer in Art, 2015. B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute; M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles.

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

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

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

D. Berton Emerson
Lecturer in English, 2015. B.A., University of the South; M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph. D., Claremont Graduate University.

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.

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.

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

Patricia Karimi-Taleghani
Lecturer in in History and Africana Studies, 2015. M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph. D. candidate, University of California, Los Angeles.

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.

Stephen Klein
Lecturer in Music, 1979. B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Eastman School of Music.

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.

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

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.

Matthew Mendez
Lecturer in Politics, 2015. B.A., San Jose State University; Ph.D. candidate., University of Southern California.

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

Cihtli Ocampo
Lecturer in Dance, 2014. B.A., New York University.

June O’Leary
Lecturer, 2015. B.S., Purdue University; M.S., University of California, Los Angeles; M.S., Harvard School of Public Health; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

John Pennington
Lecturer in Dance, 1998.

Zdravko Planinc
Lecturer in Religious Studies, 2015. B.A., M.A., York University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Jeffrey Polunas
Lecturer in Theatre, 2015. A.A., Mt. San Jacinto College; B.A., San Diego State University; M.F.A., University of California, Irvine.

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

Michael Prather
Lecturer in Politics, 2015. B.A., American University; M.A., Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Riverside.

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

Christelle Rolland
Lecturer in Romance Languages and Literatures, 2005. License. Maîtrise. DEA, doctoral candidate, University of Paris.

Luca Stuble
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.

Kristine Tanton
Lecturer in Art, 2015. B.F.A., Parson School of Design; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Thomas Tsai
Lecturer in Dance, 2015. B.A., Pitzer College.

Christopher Van Ginhoven Rev
Lecturer in Romance Languages and Literatures, 2015. B.A., Pomona College;A.M., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

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

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.

Young Tseng Wong
Lecturer in Theatre, 2015. B.A., Pitzer College; M.F.A., Claremont Graduate University.

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Angel Chavez
Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics, 2015. B.A., University of Colorado, Goulder; M.A., Ph.D. candidate, University of Arizona.

Laura Orrico
Mellon Chau Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology,  2015. B.A., Colorado College; M.A., New York University; M.S., Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Los Angeles.

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

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, 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.

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

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.

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.

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: Ting Cao
M.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University.

German: Charlotte Eisenblaetter
B.A., University of Freiburg.

French: Julien Moniz
B.A., University of Nantes.

Japanese: Tasuku Sasaoka
B.A., Chiba University.

Russian: Tatiana Ermolaeva
B.A., Blagoveschensk State Pedagogical University.

Spanish: Joaquin Garcia
B.A., University of Granada.

Spanish: Tamara Olivos
B.A., University of Chile.
 

Africana Studies Faculty at Other Claremont Colleges

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

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

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

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.

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

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
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
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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Laura L. Mays Hoopes
Professor of Biology, 1993; Emeritus, 2015. A.B., Goucher College: Ph.D., Yale University; L.H.D., Goucher College.

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.

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

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.

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.

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: Chuck (Charles) Taylor.
Engineering: David Tanenbaum.
Health Science: Richard Lewis.
Prelaw: Susanne Mahony Filback