UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2016-2017

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Bailey, Patrick H.

(2014) Director of Student Involvement and Development. B.A. 1984, Bethany College; M.A. 1985, West Virginia University.

Baird-Olson, Karren P.

(2000) Professor of Sociology. B.S. 1962, Montana State University; M.A. 1984, University of Montana; Ph.D. 1994, University of New Mexico.

Baker, Hilary J.

(2006) Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer. B.S. 1978, University of Birmingham, England; M.A. 1980, University of California, Los Angeles.

Baker, Katherine

(2001) Professor of Music. B.A. 1976, Pacific Christian College; M.M. 1984, California State University, Fullerton; Ed.D. 1992, University of Illinois.

Balbás, Jorge

(2007) Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S. 2000, M.A. 2000, Ph.D. 2004, University of California, Los Angeles.

Ballard, James D.

(2002) Professor of Sociology. B.S. 1991, M.A. 1992, Jacksonville State University; Ph.D. 2000, University of Nevada.

Banerjee, Meeta

(2016) Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A. 2001, M.S.W. 2003, University of Michigan; Ph.D. 2012, Michigan State University.

Banner, Lisa

(1998) Professor of Biology. B.S. 1984, San Diego State University; Ph.D. 1992, University of Southern California.

Baresi, Larry

(1994) Professor of Biology. B.A. 1969, M.S. 1972, California State University, Northridge; Dr.P.H. 1978, University of California, Los Angeles.

Barkataki, Prasanta

(1981) Professor of Computer Science. B.Sc. 1970, University of London; Ph.D. 1973, University of Bradford, England.

Barnes, G. Michael

(1981) Professor of Computer Science. A.B. 1972, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1975, California State University, Long Beach; M.S. 1980, Kansas State University; Ph.D. 1980, Kansas University.

Barresi, Dorothy M.

(1988) Professor of English. B.A. 1979, University of Akron; M.A. 1981, University of Pittsburgh; M.F.A. 1985, University of Massachusetts.

Barrett, Michael

(1972) Librarian, Technical Services. B.A. 1969, University of California, Los Angeles; M.L.S. 1972, University of Southern California.

Bartle, Eli

(1998) Professor of Social Work. B.S.W. 1976, M.S.W. 1993, University of Nebraska; Ph.D. 1997, University of Kansas.

Bartlow, R. Dianne

(2002) Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. B.A. 1977, M.A. 1980, California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D. 2000, University of California, San Diego.

Basu, Chhandak

(2011) Associate Professor of Biology. B.S. 1996, B.C.K.V.; M.S. 1998, Montana State University; Ph.D. 2003, University of Rhode Island.

Battle, Conchita Y.

(2002) Director, Advising Resource Center/EOP. B.A. 1987, Talladega College; M.P.A. 1991, Jacksonville State University; Ed.D. 1999, University of Pennsylvania.

Baugh, Amanda J.

(2012) Assistant Professor of Religious Studies. B.A. 2004, Hendrix College; M.A. 2008, Northwestern University; Ph.D. 2011, Northwestern University.

Baum, Tracy S.

(2015) Director of Development, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. B.A. 1982, California State University, Northridge.

Bautista, Joseph

(2015) Assistant Professor of Art. B.A. 2001, California State University, Northridge; M.F.A. 2001, California State University, Los Angeles.

Bavarian, Behzad

(1985) Professor of Engineering. B.S. 1976, Tehran University; M.S. 1977, Ph.D. 1980, The Ohio State University.

Baxter, Kent B.

(2004) Professor of English. B.A. 1988, California State University, Northridge; M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1998, University of Southern California.

Bayes, Jane H.

(1968) Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1960, Smith College; M.A. 1963, Ph.D. 1967, University of California, Los Angeles.

Beck, Kristine L.

(2013) Assistant Professor of Finance, Financial Planning, and Insurance. B.S. 1986, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Ph.D. 1995, Florida State University.

Becker, Lawrence

(2002) Eugene C. Price Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1991, University of California, San Diego; M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2001, University of Massachusetts.

Bedi, Ankanksha

(2013) Assistant Professor of Management. B.C. 2001, M.C. 2003, Delhi University; M.A. 2005, Simon Fraser University; Ph.D. 2011, McMaster University.

Behnezhad, Ali R.

(1985) Professor of Systems and Operations Management. B.S. 1976, Arya-Mehr University of Technology; M.S. 1978, Ph.D. 1985, University of Southern California.

Bekir, Nagwa E.

(1980) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S.E.E. 1966, Cairo University; M.S.E.E. 1975, Ph.D.E.E. 1978, University of Southern California.

Belgrad, Susan

(2002) Professor of Elementary Education. B.A. 1970, Northern Illinois University; M.A.T. 1973, Northeastern Illinois University; Ed.D. 1987, George Peabody of Vanderbilt University.

Beling, Janna

(1998) Professor of Physical Therapy. B.A. 1974, M.A. 1981, Stanford University, Ph.D. 1985, University of Southern California.

Bellin, Peter

(1990) Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health. B.A. 1975, Brandeis University; M.S. 1979, Harvard; Ph.D. 1990, University of California, Los Angeles.

Beloborodov, Igor

(2008) Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S. 1995, M.S. 1997, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia; Ph.D. 2000, Ruhr-University, Germany.

Benavides, José Luis

(2005) Professor in Journalism. B.A. 1985, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; M.A. 1989, Ph.D. 1997, University of Texas at Austin.

Benavidez, Mark A.

(2002) Police Lieutenant. B.A. 2016, University of Colorado.

Benjamin, Stephanie M.

(2013) Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.A. 1995, University of Pennsylvania; M.P.H. 1996, Tulane University School of Public Health and Propical Medicine; Ph.D. 1999, Tulane University.

Berger, Drew

(2014) Director of Production Services, Valley Performing Arts Center.

Bermudes, David

(2010) Associate Professor of Biology. B.A. 1982, Oberlin College; Ph.D. 1987, Boston University.

Beruchashvili, Mariam

(2007) Associate Professor of Marketing. B.A. 1992, State Institute of Foreign Languages; B.A. 1993, Tbilisi State University; M.B.A. 2002, Clemson University; Ph.D. 2007, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Berzenski, Sara

(2013) Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A. 2003, University of Pennsylvania; M.A. 2009, Ph.D. 2013, University of California, Riverside.

Besnilian, Annette

(2015) Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. B.S. 1994, California State University, Northridge; M.P.H. 1996, University of California, Los Angeles; Ed.D. 2013, California State University, Northridge.

Best, Mechelle N.

(2008) Associate Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management. B.S. 1995, M.S. 2002, University of West Indies; Ph.D. 2008, University of Florida.

Bhakthavatsalam, Sindhuja

(2015) Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies. B.S. 2005, Mount Carmel College; M.S. 2007, Indian Institute of Technology—Guwahati; Ph.D. 2015, University of California, San Diego.

Bhavsar, Grishma P.

(2015) Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 2008, University of Maryland; M.P.H. 2010, Ph.D. 2015, University of South Carolina.

Biederman, Lawrence R.

(2011) Associate Professor of Theatre. B.A. 1988, M.F.A. 1992, University of California, Irvine.

Biel, Michael E.

(2012) Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders and Sciences. B.A. 1990, San Francisco State University; M.S. 1993, California State University Northridge; CScD 2010, University of Pittsburgh; BC-ANCDS 2013, Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences.

Binkley, John

(2001) Associate Dean, The Tseng College; Professor of Theatre. B.F.A. 1989, Western Kentucky University; M.F.A. 1996, Southern Methodist University.

Bishay, Peter L.H.

(2015) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 2007, M.S. 2010, Cairo University; Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Irvine.

Black, Timothy A.

(2003) Professor of Philosophy. B.A. 1994, Auburn University; Ph.D. 2001, University of Nebraska.

Blake, Tyler

(1977) Professor of Psychology. B.A. 1972, M.A. 1975, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1977, North Carolina State University.

Blakey, Elizabeth

(2012) Assistant Professor of Journalism. B.A. 1983, University of Notre Dame; J.D. 1988, Loyola Law School Los Angeles; M.A. 2007, Ph.D. 2011, University of Notre Dame.

Bliman, Howard

(1988) Staff Physician, Student Health Center. B.A. 1975, University of California, Los Angeles; M.D. 1980, University of Southern California.

Bloom, Marshall H.

(1971) Clinical Psychologist, Counseling Services. B.A. 1964, M.A. 1967, Ph.D. 1971, University of California, Los Angeles; Licensed Psychologist, California.

Bluestein, Stephanie A.

(2011) Assistant Professor of Journalism. B.A. 1988, M.A. 2007, Ed.D. 2012, California State University, Northridge.

Blumenkrantz, David A.

(2004) Professor of Journalism. B.A. 1985, M.A. 2003, M.F.A. 2009, California State University, Northridge.

Bolsmann, Christian H.

(2014) Associate Professor of Kinesiology. B.A. 1994, B.A. 1995, M.A. 2000, University of Pretoria; Ph.D. 2006, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Bonfiglio, Robert

(2012) Assistant Director, Student Housing Operations. B.S. 1979, Pepperdine University; M.B.A. 1989, Long Island University (CW Post).

Borchard, Laurie A.

(2012) Senior Assistant Librarian, Research, Instruction and Outreach Services. B.A. 2010, St. Cloud State University; M.S. 2012, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

Borczon, Ronald M.

(1984) Professor of Music. B.M. 1978, B.A. 1979, Florida State University; M.M. 1981, University of Southwestern Louisiana.

Boria Perez, Gretchen L.

(2014) Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health. B.S. 2005, Ph.D. 2014, University at Albany, State University of New York.

Boroushaki, Soheil

(2011) Assistant Professor of Geography. B.S. 1996, M. S. 2000, 2004, Azad University; Ph.D. 2010, University of Western Ontario.

Bouguarche, Ahmed

(2000) Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. D.E.A. 1984, Universite De Montpellier; M.A., Ph.D. 1993, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Bowen, Linda S.

(2000) Professor of Journalism. B.A. 1974, California State University, Fresno; M.A. 2005, California State University, Northridge.

Boyajian, David M.

(2015) Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1993, M.S. 1996, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 2002, West Virginia University.

Boyns, David E.

(2002) Professor of Sociology. B.A. 1990, University of California, Irvine; M.A. 1997, University of California, Riverside.

Bradberry, Leigh A.

(2011) Associate Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1996, Birmingham-Southern College; M.A. 2007, Ph.D. 2011, University of California, San Diego.

Bradley, Linda A.

(2011) Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. B.S. 2003, University of Wisconsin; M.S. 2007, Ph.D. 2011, University of Kentucky.

Breen, Stephen A.

(1987) Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.A. 1973, Bard College; Ph.D. 1982, Rutgers University.

Brie, Raymond J.

(2002) Professor of Elementary Education. B.A. 1970, M.A. 1971, Ph.D. 1983, Arizona State University.

Brignoni, Linda M.

(1978) Senior Associate Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships. B.A. 1992, M.A. 1995, California State University, Northridge.

Brough, Melissa

(2016) Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. B.A. 2002, Brown University; M.A. 2010, Ph.D. 2014, University of Southern California.

Broussard, Joyce L.

(2003) Professor of History. B.A. 1991, M.A. 1993, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1998, University of Southern California.

Brown, Jodi L.

(2011) Associate Professor of Social Work. B.S.W. 1992, Colorado State University; M.S.W. 1995, University of Illinois-Chicago; Ph.D. 1999, Washington University.

Brownlee, Don R.

(1982) Professor of Communication Studies. B.A. 1973, Texas Christian University; M.A. 1974, North Texas State University; Ph.D. 1982, University of Texas.

Bruton, John

(2003) Associate Professor of Management. B.S. 1971, M.S. 1975, Oakland University; Ph.D. 2003, University of Massachusetts.

Bryson, Michael E.

(2004) Professor of English. B.A. 1994, M.A. 1996, Truman State University; Ph.D. 2001 Northwestern University.

Buenavista, Tracy

(2007) Associate Professor of Asian American Studies. B.A. 2000, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 2002, San Francisco State University; M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2007, University of California, Los Angeles.

Bulock, Christopher J.

(2014) Senior Assistant Librarian of Collection Access and Management Services. B.A. 2007, Occidental College; M.L.I.S. 2009, University of California, Los Angeles.

Burch, Carolyn

(1997) Lecturer in Secondary Education. B.A. 1966, Utah State University; M.A. 1979, California State University, Northridge.

Burke, Sloane C.

(2011) Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 1995, California State University, Northridge; M.S. 1998, University of North Texas; Ph.D. 2003, Texas Woman’s University.

Burkhart, Brian Y.

(2010) Associate Professor of American Indian Studies. B.A. 1997, University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D. 2008, Indiana University.

Burstein, Joyce H.

(2002) Professor of Elementary Education. B.A. 1984, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S. 1995, California State University, Northridge; Ed.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Burstein, Nancy D.

(1990) Professor of Special Education. B.A. 1968, Michigan State University; M.A. 1972, San Francisco State University; Ph.D. 1982, University of California, Los Angeles.

Busillo-Aguayo, Joannie L.

(2011) Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling. B.A. 1993, M.S. 1996, California State University, Northridge; Ed.D. 2010, Pepperdine University.

Byler, Lauren

(2012) Assistant Professor of English. B.A. 2001, Ithaca College; M.A. 2005, Ph.D. 2011, Tufts University.