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Faculty and Administration | Emeriti


Kane, Phillip S.

(1972) Professor Emeritus of Geography and Environmental Studies. A.B. 1969, M.A. 1970, Ph.D. 1975, University of California, Berkeley.

Kearns, Karen A.

(1985) Professor Emerita of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1972, M.A. 1974, Southern Illinois University; M.A. 1980, University of Wisconsin.

Keith-Spiegel, Patricia

(1966) Professor Emerita of Psychology. B.A. 1961, Occidental College; M.A. 1964, Claremont College; Ph.D. 1968, Claremont Graduate School.

Keller, Ralph

(1969) Professor Emeritus of History. B.A. 1952, Simpson College; B.D. 1956, Garrett Theological Seminary; M.S. 1965, Ph.D. 1969, University of Wisconsin.

Kelly, Dennis

(1971) Professor Emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Health. B.A. 1960, California State University, Fresno; M.P.H. 1968, Ph.D. 1971, University of California, Berkeley.

Kennedy, Joyce

(1975) Director emerita, California State University, Northridge, Ventura Campus. B.J. 1957, Carlton University; M.A. 1977, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1986, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Kennedy, Louanne

(1993) Provost Emerita; Professor emerita of Health Sciences and Sociology. B.A. 1969, M.A. 1973, Ph.D. 1978, New York University.

Kernochan, Richard

(2000) Assistant Professor Emeritus of Management. B.A. 1968, Dartmouth College; M.A. 1970, University of California, Los Angeles; M.B.A. 1976, Iran Center for Management Studies; Ph.D. 1997, University of Southern California.

Kessner, Daniel A.

(1970) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.A. 1967, M.A. 1968, Ph.D. 1971, University of California, Los Angeles.

Kiddoo, Robert J.

(1970) Professor Emeritus of Accounting. B.S. 1960, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S. 1969, California State University, Northridge; M.B.A. 1972, D.B.A. 1978, University of Southern California; C.M.A.

Kinderman, Albert J.

(1977) Professor Emeritus of Systems and Operations Management. B.S. 1967, Stanford University; Ph.D. 1972, University of Minnesota.

Kirk, Paul L.

(1967) Professor Emeritus of Anthropology. B.A. 1952, Lewis and Clark College; M.A. 1962, Ph.D. 1966, University of Washington.

Kirkton, R. Kent

(1983) Professor Emeritus of Journalism. B.S. 1972, M.S. 1975, Southern Illinois University; Ph.D. 1988, University of Iowa.

Kladifko, Robert E.

(2002) Associate Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. B.S. 1959, St. Cloud State University; M.A. 1964, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 1976, Claremont Graduate University.

Klein, David M.

(1988) Professor Emeritus of Mathematics. B.A., B.S. 1975, M.A. 1976, University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D. 1981, Cornell University.

Klein, Sharon M.

(1986) Professor Emerita of Linguistics/TESL. B.A. 1970, University of California, Riverside; M.A. 1977, Ph.D. 1982, University of California, Los Angeles.

Kligman, Philip S.

(1991) Professor Emeritus of Elementary Education. B.A. 1961, Temple University; B.A. 1970, California State University, Northridge; M.A. 1975, Pepperdine University; Ph.D. 1983, Claremont Graduate School.

Kline, Michael V.

(1976) Professor Emeritus of Health Sciences. A.B. 1962, University of Miami; M.P.H. 1965, University of California, Berkeley; Dr. P.H. 1973, University of California, Los Angeles.

Klinedinst, Paul E.

(1960) Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Biochemistry. B.S. 1955, Lehigh University; Ph.D. 1959, University of California, Los Angeles.

Klumpe, Tamara J.

(1971) Clinical Psychologist emerita, Counseling Services. B.A. 1963, University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A. 1967, Ph.D. 1972, University of California, Los Angeles; Licensed Psychologist, California.

Knepper, Dorena

(1967) Director Emerita, Governmental Affairs. B.A. 1965, California State University, Northridge.

Knieter, Gerard L.

(1986) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.S. 1953, M.A. 1954, New York University; Ed.D. 1961, Columbia University.

Knowles, William B.

(1969) Professor Emeritus of Psychology. B.S. 1947, Illinois Institute of Technology; M.S. 1948, Ph.D. 1951, Northwestern University.

Koester, Jolene

(2000) President Emerita. B.A. 1971, University of Minnesota; M.A. 1972, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D. 1980, University of Minnesota.

Kranz, Jack

(1979) Librarian Emeritus, Research, Instruction and Outreach Services. B.A. 1970, M.A. 1975, California State University, Northridge; M.L.S. 1976, University of California, Los Angeles.

Krasilovsky, Alexis R.

(1987) Professor Emerita of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1971, Yale University; M.F.A. 1984, California Institute of the Arts.

Krivonos, Paul D.

(1975) Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies. A.B. 1967, M.A. 1969, University of California, Davis; Ph.D. 1975, Purdue University.

Krol, Robert

(1983) Professor Emeritus of Economics. B.S. 1974, M.S. 1977, Ph.D. 1982, Southern Illinois University.

Kroll, Barbara

(1988) Professor Emerita of English. B.A. 1965, Brooklyn College; M.A. 1966, University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D. 1982, University of Southern California.

Kuhn, Daisy A.

(1959) Professor Emerita of Biology. A.B. 1952, University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D. 1960, University of California, Davis.

Kulik, Barbara J.

(1970) Professor Emerita of Special Education. B.S. 1963, M.Ed. 1964, University of Missouri; Ph.D. 1975, Texas Women’s University.

Kwan, Kian M.

(1965) Professor Emeritus of Sociology. B.A. 1952, Far Eastern University; M.A. 1954, Ph.D. 1958, University of California, Berkeley.