UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2016-2017

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Saetermoe, Carrie

(1991) Professor of Psychology. B.S. 1981, Michigan State University; M.A. 1983, California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D. 1988, University of California, Riverside.

Saito, Ron S.

(1996) Professor of Art. B.A. 1982, University of California, Los Angeles; M.F.A. 1984, University of California, Irvine; Ph.D. 2000, Indiana University.

Saiz, Martin R.

(2000) Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1978, Arizona State University; M.P.C.D. 1981, University of Colorado, Denver; Ph.D. 1991, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Sakatani, Kenneth

(2003) Professor of Art. B.F.A. 1968, University of Southern California; M.A. 1974, San Francisco State University; Ph.D. 1980, Stanford University.

Samaha, Stephen A.

(2011) Assistant Professor of Marketing. B.S. 1994, University of Southern California; M.B.A. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S. 2004, Stanford University; Ph.D. 2010, University of Washington.

Samii, Bamdad

(2002) Lecturer in Developmental Mathematics. B.S. 1989, M.S. 1995, California State University, Northridge.

Samson, Ashley A.

(2011) Associate Professor of Kinesiology. B.A. 2006, Northwestern State University; M.S. 2007, University of North Texas; Ph.D. 2011, Louisiana State University.

Sanchez-Muñoz, Ana

(2007) Professor of Chicana/o Studies. B.A. 2000, University of Salamanca; M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2007, University of Southern California.

Sandoval, Denise M.

(2002) Professor of Chicana/o Studies. B.A. 1993, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1995, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2003, Claremont Graduate University.

Sands, Tovah

(1999) Professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling. B.A. 1992, M.A. 1995, Ph.D. 1999, University of Florida.

Sankaran, Siva

(1988) Professor of Systems and Operations Management. B.S. 1972, St. Thomas College; M.B.A. 1980, Atlanta University; Ph.D. 1985, New York University.

Sannerud, Lawrence D.

(2000) Associate Professor of Music. B.M. 1986, Pacific Lutheran University; M.M. 1990, Yale University; D.M.A. 2004, University of Arizona.

Sarfaraz, Ahmad

(2001) Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management. B.S. 1977, Allameh University; M.A. 1980, M.S. 1981, Middle Tennessee State University; Ph.D. 1989, West Virginia University.

Sariscsany, Mary

(2003) Professor of Kinesiology. B.S.Ed. 1976, Central Michigan University; M.S.Ed. 1984, Ed.D. 1990, Arizona State University.

Saunders, Carmen T.

(2014) Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.A. 2001, California State University, Los Angeles; M.B.A. 2004, M.A.O.M. 2008, University of Phoenix.

Saunders, Kurt M.

(1998) Professor of Business Law. B.S. 1982, Carnegie Mellon University; J.D. 1985, University of Pittsburgh.

Saunders, Quinn C.

(2007) Associate Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1997, Rutgers University; M.F.A. 2004, University of Southern California.

Say, Elizabeth A.

(1989) Dean, College of Humanities; Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. B.A. 1981, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1988, University of Southern California.

Schaal, Christoph

(2016) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 2009, Ph.D. 2014, University of Stuttgart.

Schantz, Paul A.

(2006) Director of Web and Technology Services, Student Affairs. B.A. 1995, University of Santa Barbara; M.A. 2004, University of Redlands.

Scheld, Suzanne

(2004) Professor of Anthropology. B.A 1987, Yale University; M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University; M.A. 1999, Hunter College, CUNY; Ph.D. 2003, CUNY, Graduate Center.

Schiffman, Paula M.

(1989) Professor of Biology. B.S. 1981, University of California, Riverside; M.S. 1985, Ph.D. 1990, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Schilling, Mark F.

(1985) Professor of Mathematics. B.A. 1972, M.A. 1974, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D. 1979, University of California, Berkeley.

Schillinger, John E.

(1982) Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health. B.S. 1971, M.S. 1973, Montana State University; Ph.D. 1982, University of Michigan.

Schliff, Mary A.

(1999) Lecturer in Music. B.M. 1964, University of Iowa; M.A. 1965, University of Vermont.

Schmidt-Levy, Judith

(1989) Counseling Psychologist, Counseling Services. B.A. 1977, Case Western Reserve University; M.S. 1981, Ph.D. 1988, University of Utah; Licensed Psychologist, California.

Schneiderman, Ellen

(1985) Professor of Special Education. B.A. 1976, M.A. 1977, The Ohio State University; Ph.D. 1987, University of California, Los Angeles.

Schrodi, Yann

(2007) Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Maitriseb 1994, University Louis Pasteur; Ph.D. 2001, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Schultheiss, John E.

(1974) Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1964, John Carroll University; M.A. 1970, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 1973, University of Southern California.

Schutte, Jerald G.

(1972) Professor of Sociology. B.A. 1969, M.A. 1971, Ph.D. 1974, University of California, Los Angeles.

Schwartz, Diane L.

(1979) Professor of Computer Science. B.A. 1966, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1971, Ph.D. 1975, University of California, Los Angeles.

Schwartz, Joshua J.

(2011) Associate Professor of Geological Sciences. B.A. 2000, M.S. 2003 Brown University; Ph.D. 2007, University of Wyoming.

Scott, Johnie H.

(1984) Associate Professor of Africana Studies. B.A. 1970, M.A. 1972, Stanford University; M.F.A. 1999, Antioch University.

Sears, Sue

(1990) Professor of Special Education. B.A. 1971, Purdue University; M.S. 1976, University of Southern California; Ph.D. 1989, University of California, Los Angeles.

Sedghisigarchi, Kourosh

(2012) Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1993, M.S. 1997, Sharif University of Technology; Ph.D. 2004, West Virginia University.

Sefton, James E.

(1965) Professor of History. B.A. 1961, Ph.D. 1965, University of California, Los Angeles.

Seiver, Owen H.

(1982) Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health. B.S. 1972, M.S. 1974, California State University, Northridge; D.P.A. 1991, University of LaVerne.

Sellers, Elizabeth A.

(1999) Professor of Music. B.M. 1971, St. Olaf College, M.M. 1987, Northwestern University; Certificate 1987, University of Southern California, Scoring for Films and Television.

Sergi, Mark

(2000) Professor of Psychology. B.S. 1989, University of California, Davis; M.A. 1991, California State University, Fresno; Ph.D. 1998, State University of New York.

Seropian, Suren

(2013) Director of Development, College of Humanities. B.A. 1988, California State University, Northridge.

Sethuraman, B. Al

(1991) Professor of Mathematics. B.Tech. 1980, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras; M.S. 1983, Ph.D. 1991, University of California, San Diego.

Seymour, Patricia J.

(2006) Associate Professor of Communication Disorders and Sciences. B.A. 1982, M.A. 1985, California State University, Fullerton; Ph.D. 2004, University of Kansas.

Shaikh, Khanum

(2013) Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. B.A. 1995, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A. 1999, University of Oregon; Ph.D. 2009, University of California, Los Angeles.

Shaw, Victor

(1997) Professor of Sociology. B.S. 1983, M.A. 1986, Wuhan University; M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1994, University of Hawaii.

Shelton, Lois

(2006) Professor of Management. B.A. 1979, Radcliffe College; M.B.A. 1983, Harvard Business School; Ph.D. 1985, Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Shemmassian, Vahram L.

(2004) Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. B.A. 1973, Haigazian College; M.A. 1979, Southern Illinois University; Ph.D. 1996, University of California, Los Angeles.

Sheng, Donna

(2000) Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S. 1984, Ph.D. 1989, Nanjing University.

Sheridan, Robert J.

(2015) Managing Director, Career Education and Professional Development, David Nazarian College of Business and Economics. B.A. 1973, Fairfield University; M.B.A. 1986, Harvard Business School.

Shi, Enchao

(2002) Associate Professor of English. B.A. 1982, Beijing Language Institute; M.A. 1990, St. Mary’s College; M.A. 1994, Northern Arizona University; Ph.D. 2003, University of Arizona.

Shideh, Maureen T.

(1986) Minor Capital Program Manager, Facilities Planning, Design and Construction. B.S. 1981, University of Arizona.

Shiferaw, Yohannes

(2006) Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S. 1995, Franklin and Marshall; Ph.D. 2001, University of Pittsburgh.

Shiffrar, Maggie

(2013) Professor of Psychology. B.A. 1985, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D. 1990, Stanford University.

Shrake, Eunai

(2002) Professor of Asian American Studies. B.A. 1977, M.A. 1984, Presbyterian College; Th.M. 1990, Austin Presbyterian Seminary; Ph.D. 1996, University of California, Los Angeles.

Shubin, Carol S.

(1992) Professor of Mathematics. B.A. 1981, M.A. 1985, Ph.D. 1989, University of California, Los Angeles.

Sides, Josh A.

(2005) Professor of History. B.A. 1994, University of California, Davis; M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 1999, University of California, Los Angeles.

Simila, Gerry W.

(1978) Professor of Geological Sciences B.A. 1971, Rice University; M.A. 1972, Ph.D. 1980, University of California, Berkeley.

Simon, Merril A.

(1999) Professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling. B.S. 1981, University of Southern California; M.A. 1986, California State University, Dominguez Hills; M.S. 1988, Ph.D. 1990, University of Southern California.

Simon, Pamela C.

(2003) Manager of Academic Resources, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. B.B.A. 1976, Cleveland State University.

Sinclair, J. Stephen

(1980) Professor of Communication Disorders and Sciences. B.A. 1969, M.S. 1974, University of Redlands; Ph.D. 1980, Vanderbilt University.

Slechta, Anita M.

(1981) Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 1980, M.S. 1986, California State University, Northridge; American Registry Radiologic Technologist [Radiography] 1970; California Radiology Technology 1972.

Sletten, Erick G.

(1991) Staff Physician, Student Health Center. B.S. 1983, M.D. 1987, University of California, San Francisco.

Smith, Jill

(2007) Chief of Staff, President’s Office. B.B.A. 2004, Northwood University, Michigan.

Smith, Paul A.

(1995) Associate Professor of Music. B.M. 1981, Chapman University; M.M. 1995, University of Southern California.

Snead, James E.

(2011) Associate Professor of Anthropology. B.A. 1984, Beloit College; M.A. 1987, Ph.D. 1995, University of California, Los Angeles.

Solomon, James F.

(1991) Professor of English. B.A. 1976, Brandeis University; M.A. 1978, Ph.D. 1981, Harvard University.

Sooch, Malik

(2016) Director of Development, College of Engineering and Computer Science. B.A. 2009, Indiana University Southeast; M.B.A. 2011, University of Redlands.

Sorrells, Kathryn

(1999) Professor of Communication Studies. B.A. 1978, Carleton College; M.A. 1992, Antioch University; Ph.D. 1999, University of New Mexico.

Sosapavon, Ricardo

(2006) Lecturer in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. B.A. 1973, M.A. 1974, California State University, Los Angeles.

Soule, Malcolm

(1965) Professor of Mathematics. B.S. 1955, M.S. 1957, Oklahoma State University; M.S. 1959, University of Chicago; Ph.D. 1978, University of California, Los Angeles.

Spagna, Michael E.

(1991) Dean, Michael D. Eisner College of Education; Professor of Special Education. B.S. 1984, Northwestern University; M.A. 1985, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 1991, University of California, Berkeley/San Francisco State University.

Spear, Suzanne E.

(2014) Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.A. 1992, New York University; M.S. 1996, University of New Orleans; Ph.D. 2012, University of California, Los Angeles.

Spector, Cheryl A.

(1986) Director, Academic First Year Experiences and Professor of English. B.A. 1976, Rice University; M.A. 1979, Ph.D. 1986, Cornell University.

Spencer-Walters, Tom

(1984) Professor of Africana Studies. B.A. 1973, University of Sierra Leone; M.A. 1979, Ph.D. 1984, University of Washington.

Spencer, Sally A.

(2005) Professor in Special Education. B.M. 1977, California State University, Long Beach; M.A. 1997, California State University, Northridge; Ed.D. 2008, University of Southern California.

Spiegel, Danny

(2015) Director of Development, Athletics. B.A. 2004, University of California, Berkeley; M.S. 2006, New York University.

Spratt, Danielle L.

(2011) Assistant Professor of English. B.A. 2002, M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2011, Fordham University.

Sprouse, Chadwick S.

(2000) Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S. 1994, University of Tennessee; M.A. 1997, Ph.D. 1999, University of California, Los Angeles.

St. Pierre, Robert J.

(2013) Assistant Professor of Art. B.F.A. 1990, Art Center College of Design.

Stahl, Jonathan

(1998) Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1980, State University of New York, Binghamton; M.F.A. 1996, University of California, Los Angeles.

Stallcup, Jackie E.

(1999) Professor of English. B.A. 1991, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; M.A. 1994, Ph.D. 1999, University of California, Riverside.

Stanford, Karin

(2003) Professor of Africana Studies. B.A. 1984, California State University, Chico; M.P.H. 1988, University of Southern California; Ph.D. 1993, Howard University.

Stanley, Sandra

(1991) Professor of English. B.A. 1976, Point Loma College; M.A. 1979, Ph.D. 1988, University of Southern California.

Stapleton, Lissa

(2015) Assistant Professor of Deaf Studies. B.S. 2002, Wright State University; M.S.E. 2006, University of Dayton; Ph.D. 2014, Iowa State University.

Stecyk, Shane D.

(2002) Associate Professor of Kinesiology. B.S. 1994, Washington State University; M.S. 1996, University of Arizona; Ph.D. 2003, Ohio University.

Steele, Mark A.

(2007) Professor of Biology. B.A. 1989, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D. 1995, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Stein, Mary-Pat

(2006) Associate Professor of Biology. B.A. 1985, University of Pennsylvania; M.S. 1994, Hood College; Ph.D. 2000, University of New Mexico.

Steingraber, Thor R

(2014) Executive Director, Valley Performing Arts Center. B.A. 1988, Indiana University; M.P.A. 2009, Harvard University.

Stenberg, Leigh B.

(2016) Director of Development, Michael D. Eisner College of Education. B.A. 2004, Denison University; M.P.A. 2012, George Mason University.

Stepanek, Steven G.

(1981) Professor of Computer Science. B.A. 1974, M.S. 1980, California State University, Northridge.

Stephens, Diane S.

(1995) Associate Vice President, Academic Resources and Planning. B.S. 1990, M.B.A. 2008, California State University, Northridge.

Stevens, Mark

(2005) Professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling. B.A. 1976, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1982, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego.

Stevenson, Katherine F.

(2002) Director, Developmental Mathematics and Professor of Mathematics. B.S. 1989, Mount Holyoke College; Ph.D. 1994, University of Pennsylvania.

Stillwell, Belinda

(2003) Professor of Kinesiology. B.A. 1982, California State University, Long Beach; M.A. 1993, California State University, Dominguez Hills; Ph.D. 1998, Arizona State University.

Stinner, Jerry N.

(2005) Dean, College of Science and Mathematics; Professor of Biology. B.S. 1972, California Baptist College; Ph.D. 1980, University of California, Riverside.

Stocker, Geoff

(1988) Facilities Coordinator, College of Health and Human Development. B.S. 1982, San Jose State University; B.S. 1987, M.A. 1988, California State University, Northridge.

Stoffel, Lawrence F.

(2004) Professor of Music. B.A. 1986, M.Ed. 1987, University of California; M.M. 1990, University of Colorado; D. Mus. 1999, Indiana University.

Stone, Dana J.

(2011) Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling. B.A. 1999, Colorado College; M.A. 2004, Alliant International University; Ph.D. 2009, Virginia Tech.

Stone, Ronald S.

(1986) Professor of Accounting and Information Systems. B.A. 1971, University of Wisconsin; M.B.A. 1972, Rutgers University; Ph.D. 1983, University of California, Los Angeles; C.P.A.

Stotts, Veronica N.

(2011) Student Services Professional, University Counseling Services. B.S. 2002, University of Oregon; Ph.D. 2009, University of Albany, State University of New York.

Stover, Mark

(2011) Dean, Oviatt Library. B.A. 1983, Biola University; M.A.R. 1986, Westminster Theological Seminary; M.L.S. 1988, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 1997, Nova Southeastern University.

Stranzl, Frank W.

(2005) Associate Director, Employee Development and Communications. B.A. 1986, Temple University. M.A. 2007, California State University, Northridge.

Strike-Roussos, Christine A.

(1988) Associate Professor of Communication Disorders and Sciences. B.S. 1974, M.A. 1975, Northwestern University; Ph.D. 1988, Indiana University.

Sturgeon, Scott A.

(2012) Assistant Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1984, University of Tennessee; MFA. 1991, University of Southern California.

Su, Zhixin

(1990) Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. B.A. 1978, Shanghai International Studies University; M.Ed. 1985, Ph.D. 1989, University of Washington.

Sullivan, Bill L.

(1982) Energy Manager, Physical Plant Management.

Sullivan, Elyse

(2015) Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. B.S. 1970, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1979, California State University, Northridge; Ed.D. 2004, University of Southern California.

Sullivan, Michael J.

(2007) Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health. B.S. 1980, University of California, Davis; M.S. 1983, Ph.D. 1986, University of Michigan.

Summers, Michael L.

(1998) Professor of Biology. B.S. 1976, Heidelberg College; Ph.D. 1995, University of California, Davis.

Sun, Weimin

(2003) Professor of Philosophy. B.A. 1991, M.A. 1994, Beijing University; Ph.D. 2003, University of Connecticut.

Sun, Yifei

(2000) Professor of Geography. B.S. 1991, M.S. 1994, Nanjing University; M.A. 1997, University of Akron; Ph.D. 2000, State University of New York.

Surmani, Andrew L.

(2012) Assistant Professor of Music. B.M. 1986, M.B.A. 1992, California State University, Northridge.

Sussman, Elizabeth J.

(2013) Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. B.S. 2006, California State University, Long Beach; M.S. 2010, Teachers College, Columbia University; Ph.D. 2013, Arizona State University.

Svorny, Shirley V.

(1978) Professor of Economics. B.A. 1973, M.A. 1975, Ph.D. 1979, University of California, Los Angeles.

Swartwood, Ryan

(2013) Associate Athletics Director for Administration. B.A. San Diego State University; J.D. 2010, Arizona State University; M.Ed. 2012, University of Oklahoma.

Sweeting, Terry

(1997) Professor of Kinesiology. B.S. P.E. 1979, B.Ed. 1980, University of Saskatchewan; M.A. 1990, Ph.D. 1992, University of South Carolina.

Swenson, Adam R.

(2006) Associate Professor of Philosophy. B.A. 1999, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 2006, Rutgers University.