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This is an archive of the 2015-2016 University Catalog.
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Vakilian, Ramin

(1990) Professor of Mathematics. B.A. 1983, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1985, Ph.D. 1990, University of California, Davis.

Valdivia, Juana Maria

(2014) Associate Director, Student Outreach and Recruitment. B.A. 1997, M.S. 2003, California State University, Northridge.

Valdovinos, John

(2015) Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 2009, University of Southern California; M.S. 2010, Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Los Angeles.

Valiton, Maria L.

(1985) Director, Student Resource Center/EOP, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication. B.A. 1991, M.A. 1998, California State University, Northridge.

Van Alphen, Deborah

(1985) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.A. 1971, California State University, Long Beach; M.S. 1979, Loyola Marymount University; M.S. 1984, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1994, University of Southern California.

Van Buskirk, Cheryl L.

(2011) Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S. 1993, University of Calgary; Ph.D. 2000, Princeton University.

Van Every, Bobbi

(2000) Interim Manager, Academic Personnel and Operations. B.A. 1968, California State University, Chico.

Vanscoy, Scott G.

(1998) Captain, Police Services. B.S. 1993, Iowa State University; M.A. 2000, University of Redlands.

Vargas, José Luis

(1971) Director, Educational Opportunity Program. B.A. 1974, M.A. 1975, California State University, Northridge.

Vatai, Frank L.

(1990) Associate Professor of History. B.A. 1970, M.A. 1972, Wayne State University; Ph.D. 1982, State University of New York.

Vaughn, Dawn

(2012) Assistant Professor of Biology. B.A. 1999, University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D. 2008, University of Washington.

Veatch, John

(2006) Director, Accounting and Reporting. B.S. 1992, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles.

Vedd, Rishma

(2006) Professor of Accounting and Information Systems. B.Com. 1972, Uganda College of Commerce; M.B.A. 1992, City University, Seattle; Ph.D. 1999, University of Dundee, Scotland.

Vega, Francesca M.

(2012) Director, Government and Community Relations. B.A. 2001, California State University, Sacramento.

Velazco y Trianosky, Gregory

(1998) Professor of Philosophy. A.B. 1974, Georgetown University; M.A. 1977, Ph.D. 1980, University of Michigan.

Velazquez Vargas, Yarma

(2008) Associate Professor of Chicana/o Studies. B.A. 2000, University of Puerto Rico; M.A. 2001, Michigan State University; Ph.D. 2008, Florida State University.

Venugopal, Shubha

(2007) Associate Professor of Africana Studies. B.A. 1995, Northwestern University; M.A. 2002, Ph.D. 2002, University of Michigan; M.F.A. 2007, Bennington College.

Vertrees, Felicia M.

(2014) Senior Assistant Librarian, Research, Instruction and Outreach Services. B.A. 1989, Eastern Illinois University; M.L.I.S. 2006, San Jose State University.

Vey, Jessica L.

(2011) Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. B.S. 2001, Temple University; Ph.D. 2008, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Vickroy, Thelma

(2000) Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1980, California State University, Fullerton; M.F.A. 1982, New York University.

Vidal, Lili

(1986) Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships. B.A. 1977, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S. 1992, California State University, Northridge.

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.

Virts, Nancy L.

(1985) Professor of Economics. B.S. 1978, Santa Clara University; M.A. 1980, Ph.D. 1985, University of California, Los Angeles.

von Mayrhauser, Christina

(2001) Professor of Anthropology. A.B. 1990, Harvard University; M.A. 1995, Ph.D. 2000, University of California, Los Angeles.

Von Wolffersdorff, Joy A.

(1985) Professor of Art. B.A. 1983, University of California, Davis; B.F.A. 1983, Art Center College of Design; M.F.A. 1990, California State University, Los Angeles.

Vrongistinos, Konstantinos D.

(2000) Professor of Kinesiology. B.S. 1991, University of Athens; M.S. 1995, Ph.D. 2001, Auburn University.