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Faculty and Administration | Emeriti


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

Valdovinos, John

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

Valencia, Gustavo

(2017) Custodial Manager, Physical Plant Management.

Valiquette L’Heureux, Anaïs

(2017) Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies. B.Sc. 2009, Université De Montréal; M.Sc. 2013, Ph.D. 2017, Ecole Nationale D’Administration Publique (Université Du Québec).

Valiton, Maria L.

(1985) Director, Student Services Center/EOP Satellite, College of Engineering and Computer Science. B.A. 1991, M.A. 1998, California State University, Northridge.

Van Buskirk, Cheryl L.

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

Varner, Samantha

(2016) Director of Alumni Relations and Engagement. B.S. 2005, California State University, San Marcos; M.A. 2009, California State University, Long Beach.

Vasquez-Salgado, Yolanda

(2018) Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.A. 2010, M.A. 2012, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2018, University of California, Los Angeles.

Veatch, John

(2006) Assistant Vice President for Budget Planning and Management. B.S. 1992, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles.

Vedd, Rishma

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

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) 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.

Vera, Hugo

(2020) Assistant Professor of Music. B.M. 1995, University of Utah; M.M. 2001, D.M.A. 2009, University of Kansas.

Verma, Abhishek

(2021) Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.Com. 2000, University of Delhi, India; M.S. 2003, Bangalore University, India; M.S. 2006, Ph.D. 2011, New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Vey, Jessica L.

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

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.

von Mayrhauser, Christina

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

Vrongistinos, Konstantinos D.

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