UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2024-2025

Faculty and Administration | Emeriti

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Paez, José M.

(2009) Assistant Professor of Social Work. B.A. 1998, 1999, California State University, Northridge; M.S.W. 2001, University of Southern California; Ed.D. 2020, California State University, Northridge.

Paik, Seung-Kuk

(2004) Professor of Systems and Operations Management. B.A. 1991, Sogang University; M.B.A. 1995, Ph.D. 2003, The George Washington University.

Pak, Karen F.

(2016) Associate Vice President, Financial Services. B.A. 1998, M.B.A. 2015, University of California, Los Angeles.

Pak, Mira

(2005) Professor of Secondary Education. B.A. 1993, University of California, Los Angeles; M.Ed. 1994, Harvard University; Ph.D. 2005, University of California, Los Angeles.

Pakzad, Ali

(2022) Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S. 2006, Bahounar University of Kerman; M.B.A. 2011, Multimedia University; Ph.D. 2018, University of Pittsburgh.

Pan, Jianbiao (John)

(2022) Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management. B.E. 1990, Xidian University; M.S. 1996, Tsinghua University; Ph.D. 2000, Lehigh University.

Pandey, Iswari P.

(2013) Professor of English. B.A. 1990, M.A. 1994, Tribhuvan University; M.A. 2006, Ph.D. 2006, University of Louisville.

Panferov, Vlasdislav

(2007) Associate Professor of Mathematics. M.Sc. 1994, St. Petersburg State University; Ph.D. 2000, Chalmers University of Technology.

Papazyan, Natali

(2006) Director of Finance and Operations, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication. B.A. 1993, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey; M.A. 1998, Middlesex University, London.

Papila, Melih

(2022) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.S. 1990, M.S. 1995, Middle East Technical University; Ph.D. 2001, University of Florida.

Park, Hyun-Sun

(2008) Professor of Social Work. B.A. 1993, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies; M.S.W. 1998, Ph.D. 2007, University of Texas at Austin.

Parsa, Shiva

(1989) Senior Director, Educational Opportunity Program. B.A. 1997, M.A. 2002, California State University, Northridge.

Patterson, Robin

(2006) Assistant Director, GAAP and Fund Accounting. B.S. 1983, California State University, Northridge; C.P.A.

Payan, Jenna

(2022) Assistant Director, University Cash Services. B.A. 2005, Mount St. Mary’s University; M.A. 2011, California State University, Northridge.

Pearce, Julie L.

(2007) Director, University Counseling Services. B.A. 1987, Whittier College; M.A. 1990, Psy.D. 1993, Biola University.

Pemberton, Jennifer V.

(2017) Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling. B.A. 1989, University of California, Los Angeles; MFCC 1992, Ph.D. 1995, University of Southern California.

Peng, Yang

(2020) Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.Sc. 2012, Peking University; Ph.D. 2017, Free University of Berlin.

Pepe, Anthony

(2002) Director, Environmental Health and Safety. B.S. 1990, University of La Verne.

Pereira-Prata, Ana M.

(2007) Professor of Sociology. B.A. 1996, New University of Lisbon, Portugal; Ph.D. 2007, University of Minnesota.

Perez-Boluda, Adrian

(2007) Department Chair of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures; Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. M.A. 2001, University of Nevada, Reno; Ph.D. 2006, University of California, Davis.

Peric, Miroslav

(1991) Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S. 1978, M.S. 1982, Ph.D. 1987, University of Zagreb.

Petschek, Paul

(2016) Assistant Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1974, Harvard College; M.F.A. 2021, Mount Saint Mary’s University.

Philip, Ranjit A.

(1999) Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer. B.E. 1997, University of Pune, India.

Phillips, Beth Jo

(1999) Professor of Physical Therapy. B.A. 1985, University of Puget Sound; M.P.T. 1995, University of California, San Francisco; D.P.A. 2005, University of La Verne.

Phillips, G. Michael

(1985) Professor of Finance, Financial Planning, and Insurance. B.S. 1977, Illinois State University; M.A. 1980, Ph.D. 1982, University of California, San Diego.

Pichler, Kristen

(1985) Human Resources Officer, University Student Union. B.A. 1989, M.P.A. 1993, California State University, Northridge.

Pih, Kay Kei-Ho

(2007) Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies. B.A. 1997, New York College; M.A. 1999, Ph.D. 2004, University of California, Riverside.

Pishvar, Maya

(2021) Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. B.Sc. 2007, University of Gilan, Iran; M.Sc. 2011, Amirkabir University of Technology; Ph.D. 2019, University of Oklahoma.

Plunkett, Scott

(1998) Professor of Psychology. B.S. 1986, M.Ed. 1992, Northwestern Oklahoma State University; Ph.D. 1997, Oklahoma State University.

Polewczak, Jacek M.

(1994) Professor of Mathematics. B.S. 1974, Technical University, Warsaw; M.S. 1976, Warsaw University; Ph.D. 1981, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Popoca-Morales, Elva

(2015) Director of Operations and Fiscal Officer, Global HSI Equity Innovation Hub. B.S. 2010, M.P.A. 2018.

Popoca-Morales, Elva

(2015) Director of Operations and Fiscal Officer, Global HSI Equity Innovation Hub. B.S. 2010, M.P.A. 2018, California State University, Los Angeles.

Posey, Brianne

(2020) Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies. B.A. 2012, University of Northern Colorado; M.S. 2014, Arizona State University; Ph.D. 2020, Washington State University.

Postma, Hendrik W. CH.

(2006) Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy. M.Sc. 1997, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands; Ph.D. 2001, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.

Pousson, Martin

(2007) Professor of English. B.A. 1987, Loyola University, New Orleans; M.F.A. 1999, Columbia University.

Powers, Kate A.

(2021) Assistant Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1994, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.F.A. 2007, University of Southern California.

Prado, Alejandro

(2023) Assistant Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 2015, University of California, Riverside; M.A. 2017, Ph.D. 2022, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Prasad, Pavithra

(2015) Associate Professor of Communication Studies. B.A. 2003, Ohio Wesleyan University; M.A. 2006, Ph.D. 2011, Northwestern University.

Prince, Stewart P.

(1991) Professor of Engineering. B.S.M.E. 1986, M.S.M.E. 1987, Ph.D. 1990, University of Texas.

Pullen, Carrie

(2016) Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.A. 1988, Pepperdine University; M.S.A. 1999, Central Michigan University; Ed.D. 2015, Pepperdine University.

Pyo, Jimin

(2020) Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies. B.A. 2010, M.A. 2012, Chungbuk National University; Ph.D. 2020, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.