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This is an archive of the 2019-2020 University Catalog.
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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) Associate 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.

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, Undergraduate Studies; Professor of Liberal Studies and Anthropology. 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.

Adhikari, Sanchayeeta

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

Ahmad, Rais

(2012) Associate 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) Professor of Psychology. B.A. 1999, M.A. 2002, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2007, University of California, Los Angeles.

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.

Alexander, Rickie

(2018) Custodial Manager, Physical Plant Management. B.F.A. 1991, Texas Christian University.

Alfano, Edward C.

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

Alford-Keating, Patricia

(2017) Student Services Professional II, University Counseling Services. B.A. 1978, American Christian College; M.S. 1983, Northeastern Oklahoma State University; Ph.D. 1991, Oklahoma State 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.

Alonzo, Daniel J.

(2018) Student Services Professional I, University Counseling Services. B.S. 1975, University of Texas at El Paso; M.A. 1978, Arizona State University; M.A. 1988, California State University, Northridge; Psy.D. 2008, Phillips Graduate School.

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) Associate 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 Political Science. 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.

Amer, Shareef M.

(2018) Associate Athletic Director, Administration and Operations. B.A. 2010, University of Michigan; J.D. 2013, University of Tennessee.

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.

An, Yountae

(2017) Assistant Professor of Religious Studies. B.A. 2004, Presbyterian College; M.Div. 2008, San Francisco Theological Seminary; Ph.D. 2014, Drew University.

Andersen, Mads S.

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

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) 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) Associate 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) 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.

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) Director of Finance and Operations, College of Engineering and Computer Science. B.A. 1984, Concordia University.