UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Current Faculty

Adhikari, Sanchayeeta

(2014) Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. B.A. 1999, M.A. 2001, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi; Ph.D. 2011, University of Florida.

Alvizo, Xóchitl

(2015) Associate Professor of Religious Studies. B.A. 2001, University of Southern California; M.Div. 2007, Ph.D. 2015, Boston University.

Andersen, Mads S.

(2014) Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. M.S. 2002, University of Southern Denmark; Ph.D. 2006, University of Copenhagen.

Best, Mechelle N.

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

Boroushaki, Soheil

(2011) Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. B.S. 1996, M.S. 2000, Azad University; M.S. 2004, University of Guelph; Ph.D. 2010, University of Western Ontario.

Calnan, Ray

(2015) Associate Professor of Business Law. B.S. 2003, California State University, Northridge; M.B.A. 2005, California Lutheran University; Ph.D. 2015, University of Southern California.

Cotton, Jennifer

(2016) Associate Professor of Geological Sciences. B.A., B.S. 2007, Brandeis University; M.S. 2013, Ph.D. 2013, University of Michigan.

Craine, James W.

(2006) Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. B.G.S. 1975, Ohio University; M.A. 2000, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2006, San Diego State University.

Drake, Luke P.

(2015) Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. B.S. 2002, University of North Carolina; M.A. 2010, University of Miami; Ph.D. 2015, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Emetu, Roberta

(2015) Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 2007, Middle Tennessee State University; M.L.S. 2009, University of Wisconsin; M.P.H. 2014, Ph.D. 2014, Indiana University.

Ganguli, Priya

(2017) Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences. B.S. 1995, Indiana University; M.S. 1998, Ph.D. 2013, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Gerson, Daniela

(2016) Assistant Professor of Journalism. B.A. 2000, Brown University; M.A. 2009, University of Southern California.

Giraldo, Mario A.

(2012) Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. Agr Eng. 1996, Agronomist Caldas State University (Colombia); M.Sc. 2003, Ph.D. 2007, University of Georgia.

Hauswirth, Scott C.

(2016) Assistant Professor of Geological Sciences. B.A. 2002, Wesleyan University; Ph.D. 2014, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Herman, Dena R.

(2013) Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. B.Sc. 1993, Fredrich-Wilhelms University; M.P.H. 1997, Ph.D. 2002, University of California, Los Angeles.

Kent, Robert B.

(2008) Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.A. 1973, M.A. 1976, University of California, Davis; Ph.D. 1983, Syracuse University.

Kirner, Kimberly D.

(2011) Professor of Anthropology. B.A. 2001, M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2007, University of California, Riverside.

Klemm, Peri M.

(2003) Professor of Art. B.A. 1993, University of California, San Diego; M.A. 1997, Ph.D. 2002, Emory University.

Maalouf, Sami

(2014) Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1990, M.S. 1992, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Los Angeles.

Maas, Regan M.

(2011) Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. B.S. 1998, University of Iowa; B.S. 2001, Iowa State University; M.A. 2005, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2010, University of California, Los Angeles.

Minassians, Henrik P.

(2006) Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.A. 1994, M.A. 1996, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2002, University of Albany State of New York.

Morgaine, Karen

(2008) Professor of Sociology. B.S. 1987, State University of New York; M.A. 1989, Antioch University; Ph.D. 2007, Portland State University.

Olwert, Craig T.

(2011) Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.S. 1994, M.C.R.P. 2008, Ph.D. 2010, The Ohio State University.

Orme, Amalie

(1990) Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. B.A. 1975, M.A. 1978, Ph.D. 1983, University of California, Los Angeles.

RiVera Furumoto, Rosa L.

(2002) Professor of Chicana/o Studies. B.A. 1982, M.A. 1991, California State University, Northridge; Ed.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Sabty, Rania A.

(2017) Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health. B.S. 1985, International College; M.P.H. 1992, Ph.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Toker, Zeynep

(2006) Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.A. 1998, M.A. 2000, Middle East Technical University, Turkey; Ph.D. 2004, North Carolina State University.

Vigneron, Franck

(2000) Professor of Marketing. B.A. 1992, Zurich University; B.A. 1993, Grenoble University; M.S. 1994, University of Stirling; Ph.D. 1998, University of Sydney.

Woldeamanuel, Mintesnot G.

(2011) Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.S. 2001, Ethiopian Civil Service College; M.E. 2004, Ph.D. 2007, Hokkaido University.

Zappia, Natale

(2019) Director, Institute for Sustainability; Associate Professor of History. B.S. 1996, Cornell University; M.A. 2003, Claremont Graduate University; Ph.D. 2008, University of California, Santa Cruz.




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