UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

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Bagwell, Jack L.

(2017) Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. B.S. 1980, Concordia University; M.A. 1987, 1990, California State University, Los Angeles; Ed.D. 2013, California State University, Northridge.

Bahr, Kaitlin O.

(2013) Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.A. 2007, University of California, Irvine; M.P.H. 2010, Ph.D. 2013, University of California, Los Angeles.

Bailey, Patrick H.

(2014) Executive Director, Associated Students. B.A. 1984, Bethany College; M.A. 1985, West Virginia University.

Baker, Katherine Ramos

(2001) Professor of Music. B.A. 1976, Pacific Christian College; M.M. 1984, California State University, Fullerton; Ed.D. 1992, University of Illinois.

Balbás, Jorge

(2007) Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S. 2000, M.A. 2000, Ph.D. 2004, University of California, Los Angeles.

Ballard, James D.

(2002) Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies. B.S. 1991, M.A. 1992, Jacksonville State University; Ph.D. 2000, University of Nevada.

Banner, Lisa

(1998) Professor of Biology. B.S. 1984, San Diego State University; Ph.D. 1992, University of Southern California.

Barresi, Dorothy M.

(1988) Professor of English. B.A. 1979, University of Akron; M.A. 1981, University of Pittsburgh; M.F.A. 1985, University of Massachusetts.

Barsley, Coleen

(2018) Manager of Energy and Utilities. B.E. 1988, State University of New York, Maritime College.

Bartle, Eli

(1998) Professor of Social Work. B.S.W. 1976, M.S.W. 1993, University of Nebraska; Ph.D. 1997, University of Kansas.

Bartlow, R. Dianne

(2002) Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. B.A. 1977, M.A. 1980, California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D. 2000, University of California, San Diego.

Basu, Chhandak

(2011) Professor of Biology. B.S. 1996, B.C.K.V.; M.S. 1998, Montana State University; Ph.D. 2003, University of Rhode Island.

Battle, Conchita Y.

(2002) Director, Advising Resource Center/EOP. B.A. 1987, Talladega College; M.P.A. 1991, Jacksonville State University; Ed.D. 1999, University of Pennsylvania.

Baugh, Amanda J.

(2012) Associate Professor of Religious Studies. B.A. 2004, Hendrix College; M.A. 2008, Ph.D. 2011, Northwestern University.

Baum, Tracy S.

(2015) Director of Development, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. B.A. 1982, California State University, Northridge.

Bautista, Joseph

(2015) Associate Professor of Art. B.A. 2001, California State University, Northridge; M.F.A. 2001, California State University, Los Angeles.

Bavarian, Behzad

(1985) Professor of Engineering. B.S. 1976, Tehran University; M.S. 1977, Ph.D. 1980, The Ohio State University.

Baxter, Kent B.

(2004) Interim Associate Dean, College of Humanities; Professor of English. B.A. 1988, California State University, Northridge; M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1998, University of Southern California.

Beck, Kristine L.

(2013) Associate Professor of Finance, Financial Planning, and Insurance. B.S. 1986, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Ph.D. 1995, Florida State University.

Becker, Lawrence

(2002) Eugene C. Price Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1991, University of California, San Diego; M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2001, University of Massachusetts.

Bedi, Ankanksha

(2013) Associate Professor of Management. B.C. 2001, M.C. 2003, Delhi University; M.A. 2005, Simon Fraser University; Ph.D. 2011, McMaster University.

Behnezhad, Ali R.

(1985) Professor of Systems and Operations Management. B.S. 1976, Arya-Mehr University of Technology; M.S. 1978, Ph.D. 1985, University of Southern California.

Belgrad, Susan

(2002) Professor of Elementary Education. B.A. 1970, Northern Illinois University; M.A.T. 1973, Northeastern Illinois University; Ed.D. 1987, George Peabody of Vanderbilt University.

Beling, Janna

(1998) Professor of Physical Therapy. B.A. 1979, M.A. 1981, Stanford University, Ph.D. 1985, University of Southern California.

Bellin, Peter

(1990) Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health. B.A. 1975, Brandeis University; M.S. 1979, Harvard; Ph.D. 1990, University of California, Los Angeles.

Beloborodov, Igor

(2008) Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S. 1995, M.S. 1997, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia; Ph.D. 2000, Ruhr-University, Germany.

Beltran Silva, Francisco

(2020) Assistant Professor of Economics. B.A. 2011, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México; M.A. 2017, Ph.D. 2020, Georgia State University.

Benavides, José Luis

(2005) Professor of Journalism. B.A. 1985, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; M.A. 1989, Ph.D. 1997, University of Texas at Austin.

Benavidez, Mark A.

(2002) Police Lieutenant. B.A. 2016, University of Colorado.

Benjamin, Stephanie M.

(2013) Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.A. 1995, University of Pennsylvania; M.P.H. 1996, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; Ph.D. 1999, Tulane University.

Berkeland, Matthew E.

(2002) Assistant Registrar, Admissions and Records. B.A. 2014, California State University, Northridge.

Bermudes, David

(2010) Associate Professor of Biology. B.A. 1982, Oberlin College; Ph.D. 1987, Boston University.

Beruchashvili, Mariam

(2007) Professor of Marketing. B.A. 1992, State Institute of Foreign Languages; B.A. 1993, Tbilisi State University; M.B.A. 2002, Clemson University; Ph.D. 2007, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Berzenski, Sara

(2013) Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A. 2003, University of Pennsylvania; M.A. 2009, Ph.D. 2013, University of California, Riverside.

Besnilian, Annette

(2015) Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. B.S. 1994, California State University, Northridge; M.P.H. 1996, University of California, Los Angeles; Ed.D. 2013, California State University, Northridge.

Best, Mechelle N.

(2008) Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management. B.S. 1995, M.S. 2002, University of West Indies; Ph.D. 2008, University of Florida.

Beyene, Helina

(2018) Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. B.S. 1996, Truman State University; M.A. 1998, University of Cincinnati; Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Los Angeles.

Bezryadina, Anna

(2018) Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S. 2005, San Francisco State University; M.S. 2008, Ph.D. 2012, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Bhakthavatsalam, Sindhuja

(2015) Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies. B.S. 2005, Mount Carmel College; M.S. 2007, Indian Institute of Technology—Guwahati; Ph.D. 2015, University of California, San Diego.

Bhavsar, Grishma P.

(2015) Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 2008, University of Maryland; M.P.H. 2010, Ph.D. 2015, University of South Carolina.

Biederman, Lawrence R.

(2011) Professor of Theatre. B.A. 1988, M.F.A. 1992, University of California, Irvine.

Biel, Michael E.

(2012) Associate Professor of Communication Disorders and Sciences. B.A. 1990, San Francisco State University; M.S. 1993, California State University Northridge; CScD 2010, University of Pittsburgh; BC-ANCDS 2013, Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences.

Bishay, Peter L.H.

(2015) Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 2007, M.S. 2010, Cairo University; Ph.D. 2014, University of California, Irvine.

Black, Timothy A.

(2003) Professor of Philosophy. B.A. 1994, Auburn University; Ph.D. 2001, University of Nebraska.

Blackman, Kacie

(2018) Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 2008, Howard University; Ph.D. 2013, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Blakey, Elizabeth

(2012) Associate Professor of Journalism. B.A. 1983, University of Notre Dame; J.D. 1988, Loyola Law School Los Angeles; M.A. 2007, Ph.D. 2011, University of Notre Dame.

Blalock, Nicole

(2020) Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies. B.A. 2006, Willamette University; M.A. 2013, Ph.D. 2013, University of California, Davis.

Bliman, Howard

(1988) Staff Physician, Student Health Center. B.A. 1975, University of California, Los Angeles; M.D. 1980, University of Southern California.

Bluestein, Stephanie A.

(2011) Associate Professor of Journalism. B.A. 1988, M.A. 2007, Ed.D. 2012, California State University, Northridge.

Blumenkrantz, David A.

(2004) Professor of Journalism. B.A. 1985, M.A. 2003, M.F.A. 2009, California State University, Northridge.

Bocanegra, Melanie C.

(2020) Associate Vice President, Student Success. B.S. 2003, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D. 2009, Stanford University.

Boccio, Erik

(2018) Assistant Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 2002, University at Buffalo; M.F.A. 2014, California State University, Los Angeles.

Bolsmann, Christian H.

(2014) Professor of Kinesiology. B.A. 1994, B.A. 1995, M.A. 2000, University of Pretoria; Ph.D. 2006, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Bonfiglio, Robert

(2012) Assistant Director, Maintenance Operations, Student Housing and Conference Services. B.S. 1979, Pepperdine University; M.B.A. 1989, Long Island University (CW Post).

Booth, Jamie

(2019) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. M.Eng. 2013, University of Glasgow; Ph.D. 2019, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Borczon, Ronald M.

(1984) Professor of Music. B.M. 1978, B.A. 1979, Florida State University; M.M. 1981, University of Southwestern Louisiana.

Boroushaki, Soheil

(2011) Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. B.S. 1996, M.S. 2000, Azad University; M.S. 2004, University of Guelph; Ph.D. 2010, University of Western Ontario.

Boulesbaa, Abdelaziz

(2017) Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. D.E.A. 2004, Université Sòrbonne Paris Cité (Paris 13); Ph.D. 2013, Temple University.

Bowen, Linda S.

(2000) Professor of Journalism. B.A. 1974, California State University, Fresno; M.A. 2005, California State University, Northridge.

Boyajian, David M.

(2015) Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1993, M.S. 1996, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 2002, West Virginia University.

Boyns, David E.

(2002) Professor of Sociology. B.A. 1990, University of California, Irvine; M.A. 1997, University of California, Riverside.

Bradberry, Leigh A.

(2011) Associate Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1996, Birmingham-Southern College; M.A. 2007, Ph.D. 2011, University of California, San Diego.

Bradley, Linda A.

(2011) Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. B.S. 2003, University of Wisconsin; M.S. 2007, Ph.D. 2011, University of Kentucky.

Brie, Raymond J.

(2002) Professor of Elementary Education. B.A. 1970, M.A. 1971, Ph.D. 1983, Arizona State University.

Brignoni, Linda M.

(1978) Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships. B.A. 1992, M.A. 1995, California State University, Northridge.

Brough, Melissa

(2016) Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. B.A. 2002, Brown University; M.A. 2010, Ph.D. 2014, University of Southern California.

Brown, Jodi L.

(2011) Professor of Social Work. B.S.W. 1992, Colorado State University; M.S.W. 1995, University of Illinois-Chicago; Ph.D. 1999, Washington University in St. Louis.

Bruton, John

(2003) Associate Professor of Management. B.S. 1971, M.S. 1975, Oakland University; Ph.D. 2003, University of Massachusetts.

Bryson, Michael E.

(2004) Professor of English. B.A. 1994, M.A. 1996, Truman State University; Ph.D. 2001 Northwestern University.

Buenavista, Tracy

(2007) Professor of Asian American Studies. B.A. 2000, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 2002, San Francisco State University; M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2007, University of California, Los Angeles.

Bulock, Christopher J.

(2014) Associate Librarian of Collection Access and Management Services. B.A. 2007, Occidental College; M.L.I.S. 2009, University of California, Los Angeles.

Burke, Sloane C.

(2011) Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 1995, California State University, Northridge; M.S. 1998, University of North Texas; Ph.D. 2003, Texas Woman’s University.

Burstein, Joyce H.

(2002) Professor of Elementary Education. B.A. 1984, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S. 1995, California State University, Northridge; Ed.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Burstein, Nancy D.

(1990) Professor of Special Education. B.A. 1968, Michigan State University; M.A. 1972, San Francisco State University; Ph.D. 1982, University of California, Los Angeles.

Busillo-Aguayo, Joannie L.

(2011) Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling. B.A. 1993, M.S. 1996, California State University, Northridge; Ed.D. 2010, Pepperdine University.

Byler, Lauren

(2012) Associate Professor of English. B.A. 2001, Ithaca College; M.A. 2005, Ph.D. 2011, Tufts University.