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This is an archive of the 2016-2017 University Catalog.
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Abourezk, Tami L.

(1990) Associate Dean, College of Health and Human Development; Professor of Kinesiology. B.S. 1984, Lander College; M.S. 1986, Ph.D. 1990, Florida State University.

Abramowitz, Karen

(2003) S.I./Tutor Programs Coordinator, Learning Resource Center. B.A. 1973, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A. 2002, M.A. 2012, California State University, Northridge.

Abrego, Bernardo

(2001) Professor of Mathematics. B.S. 1995, National University of Mexico; Ph.D. 2001, Rutgers University.

Abrishami, Doris

(2014) Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 1997, M.A. 2013, California State University, Northridge.

Abrol, Ravinder

(2016) Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. B.S. 1994, University of Delhi; M.S. 1995, Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 2003, California Institute of Technology.

Ackerman, David

(1998) Professor of Marketing. B.A. 1983, University of Chicago; M.B.A, 1987, University of Texas; Ph.D. 1999, University of Southern California.

Ackles, Alexander Park

(2014) Assistant Athletics Director for Annual Fund. B.S. 1999, Eckerd College; M.A. 2008, University of Redlands.

Acuña, Maria A.

(2015) Assistant Professor of Social Work. B.A. 1989, Vanguard University; M.S.W. 1996, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D. 2015, University of California, Los Angeles.

Adams, Elizabeth T.

(1998) Associate Vice President for Student Success; Professor of Liberal Studies. B.A. 1989, M.A. 1991, American University; M.A. 1994, Ph.D. 1999, University of California, Los Angeles.

Adams, Janet

(1991) Professor of Physical Therapy. B.S. 1976, University of Illinois; M.S. 1987, DPT 1996, University of Southern California.

Adelblue, Sally T.

(2008) Director of Audience Services, Valley Performing Arts Center.

Adelman, Elaine

(1997) Lecturer in Elementary Education. B.A. 1962 Brooklyn College; M.A. 1989 California State University, Northridge.

Adhikari, Sanchayeeta

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

Afifi, Marianne H.

(2005) Librarian, Collection Access and Management Services. B.A. 1979, M.B.A. 1981, University of Southern California; M.L.S. 1993, University of California, Los Angeles.

Ahmad, Rais

(2012) Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1995, M.S. 1999, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology; Ph.D. 2005, University of Arizona.

Ainsworth, Andrew

(2006) Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A. 1999, M.A. 2002, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2007, University of California, Los Angeles.

Aks, David M.

(1988) Professor of Music. B.Mus. 1972, M.Mus. 1972, Oberlin College.

Al-Sharadqah, Ali A.

(2016) Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S. 2001, M.Sc. 2004, Jordan University of Science and Technology; Ph.D. 2011, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Alekseenko, Alexander

(2003) Professor of Mathematics. B.S. 1993, M.S. 1995, Ph.D. 1999, Novosibirsk State University.

Alexander, Nick C.

(2008) Assistant Registrar, Admissions and Records. B.A. 2007, California State University, Northridge.

Alfano, Edward C.

(1989) Professor of Art. A.B. 1971, Shimer College; M.S. 1976, Northeastern University.

Allen, Larry G.

(1982) Professor of Biology. B.A. 1974, M.A. 1976, California State University, Fullerton; Ph.D. 1980, University of Southern California.

Alpaslan, Can M.

(2004) Professor of Management. B.S. 1992, Middle East Technical University; M.B.A. 1995, Bilkent University; Ph.D. 2004, University of Southern California.

Alroomi, Anwar S.

(2014) Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.A. 2003, M.A. 2006, Kuwait University; Ph.D. 2013, Oklahoma State University.

Alvarez, Linda

(2014) Assistant Professor of Central American Studies. B.A. 2001, California State University, Northridge; M.A. 2005, California State University, Los Angeles; M.A. 2007, Ph.D. 2014, Claremont Graduate University.

Alviso, J. Ric

(2000) Professor of Music. B.A. 1982, California State University, Long Beach; M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 2002, University of California, Los Angeles.

Alvizo, Xóchitl

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

Alwan, Ahmed

(2015) Senior Assistant Librarian, Research, Instruction and Outreach Services. B.A. 2009, York University; M.I.S. 2012, University of Toronto.

Amini, Ali

(1985) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1974, M.S. 1976, San Jose State University; EEE 1977, M.S. 1978, Ph.D. 1982, University of Southern California.

Andersen, Mads S.

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

Anderson, Avery E.

(2004) Head Coach, Track and Field. B.A. 1996, University of California, Los Angeles.

Anderson, Karen

(1971) Librarian, Research, Instruction and Outreach Services. B.A. 1970, M.L.S. 1971, University of California, Los Angeles; M.B.A. 1977, Pepperdine University.

Andrew, Todd

(1980) Assistant Director, Engineering Services, Physical Plant Management.

Andrews, Scott D.

(2000) Professor of English. B.A. 1987, University of Oklahoma; M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 2000, University of California, Riverside.

Angulo-Barroso, Rosa M.

(2013) Associate Professor of Kinesiology. B.S. 1985, University of Barcelona; M.S. 1990, Ph.D. 1997, Indiana University.

Appelrouth, Scott

(2000) Professor of Sociology. B.S. 1986, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A. 1994, Ph D. 2000, New York University.

Arentoft, Alyssa

(2014) Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A. 2005, New York University; M.A. 2009, Ph.D. 2012, Fordham University; Postdoctoral 2014, University of California, Los Angeles.

Asef-Vaziri, Ardavan

(2003) Professor of Systems and Operations Management. B.S. 1974, Arya Mehr University of Technology; M.S. 1977, University of Southern California; Ph.D. 1997, University of Toronto.

Ashley, Wendy

(2008) Associate Professor of Social Work. B.A. 1993, University of California, Riverside; M.S.W. 1995, University of Southern California; Psy.D. 2006, Ryokan College.

Ashton, Tamarah M.

(1998) Professor of Special Education. B.M. Ed. 1984, Western Michigan University; M.S. 1988, M.A. 1990, San Diego State University; Ph.D. 1997, Claremont Graduate University.

Attias, Bernardo A.

(1994) Professor of Communication Studies. B.S. 1988, Northwestern University; Ph.D. 1997, University of Iowa.

Auerbach, Jeffrey A.

(2000) Professor of History. B.A. 1987, Oberlin College; M.A. 1995, Ph.D. 1995, Yale University.

Auerbach, Susan

(2003) Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. B.A. 1978, University of Chicago; M.A. 1984, University of Washington; Ph.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Augustin, Frankline

(2011) Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.A. 1995, M.S. 2005, California State University, Northridge; D.P.P.D. 2010, University of Southern California.

Avila-Robison, Cecille A.

(1983) Student Affairs Resource Manager. B.S. 1983, California State University, Northridge.

Ayala-Alcantar, Christina

(2001) Professor of Chicana/o Studies. B.A., B.S. 1990, University of Laverne; M.A. 1992, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 1998, Michigan State University.

Azouz, Magda

(2003) Manager of Academic Resources, College of Engineering and Computer Science. B.A. 1984, Concordia University.