UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2023-2024

Faculty and Administration | Emeriti

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Rachmanov, Dmitry

(2007) Professor of Music. B.M. 1981, M.M. 1982, The Julliard School; D.M.A. 1989, Manhattan School of Music.

Rader, Alana

(2022) Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies. B.S. 2014, M.S. 2017, University of Victoria; Ph.D. 2022, Rutgers University.

Radmanesh, Matthew M.

(1990) Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1978, Pahlavi University; M.S. 1980, Ph.D. 1984, University of Michigan.

Rainisch, Bethany K.W.

(2012) Department Chair of Health Sciences; Professor of Health Sciences. B.A. 2003, University of California, Berkeley; M.P.H. 2008, Emory University; Ph.D. 2012, University of California, Los Angeles.

Rajai, Mark

(2009) Associate Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management. B.S. 1984, M.S. 1987, University of Tennessee; M.S.E.M. 1996, Ph.D. 1996, University of Louisville.

Ramakrishna, Yugandhar

(2019) Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders and Sciences. B.Sc. 2010, Osmania University; Au.D. 2018, Ph.D. 2019, State University of New York at Buffalo.

Ramesh, S. K.

(2006) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.E. 1981, University of Madras; M.S. 1983, Ph.D. 1986, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Ramirez, Jorge

(2014) Manager, Extended Learning Financial Aid Services, The Tseng College. B.S. 2008, B.A. 2010, Azusa Pacific University.

Ramirez, Nayan

(2018) Associate Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies. B.A. 2010, University of Pennsylvania; M.A. 2015, Ph.D. 2018, The Pennsylvania State University.

Ramos Jr., Jose A.

(2008) Lecturer in Social Work. B.A. 1996, California State University, Los Angeles; M.S.W., 2001, California State University, Long Beach.

Ranganathan, Radha

(1991) Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S. 1975, St. Francis’ College, Osmania University, India; M.Sc. 1983, Bombay University; Ph.D. 1988, University of Utah.

Rappaport, Jared H.

(2004) Department Chair of Cinema and Television Arts; Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1973, University of Illinois, Chicago Circle Campus; M.F.A. 1989, American Film Institute.

Raymond, Kristina

(2020) Assistant Professor of Music. B.M. 2008, University of Cincinnati; M.F.A. 2010, California Institute of the Arts.

Razani, Jill

(2001) Department Chair of Psychology; Professor of Psychology. B.A. 1991, M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1998, San Diego State University.

Reader, Danny

(2003) Senior Director of Advancement Services. B.A. 1994, University of California, Santa Barbara; M.B.A. 2023, California State University, Northridge.

Reeder, Jeffrey

(2022) Dean, College of Humanities; Senior Tribal Liaison Officer; Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. B.A. 1990, M.A. 1993, University of Texas at Arlington; Ph.D. 1998, University of Texas at Austin.

Reif-Kohn, Rodica

(2007) Lecturer in Family and Consumer Sciences. B.A. 1981, Central School of Art and Design, England; M.F.A. 1985, M. Arch. 1994, University of California, Los Angeles.

Reisinger, Robert D.

(2022) Assistant Director of Engineering Services, Physical Plant Management. B.S. 1989, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Ren, Deqing

(2006) Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S. 1985, M.A. 1988, East China Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 2001, Durham University.

Rengarajan, Sembiam R.

(1980) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1971, University of Madras; M. Tech. 1974, Indian Institute of Technology; Ph.D. 1980, University of New Brunswick.

Restori, Alberto F.

(2002) Department Chair of Educational Psychology and Counseling; Professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling. B.A. 1994, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1998, University of California, Riverside.

Reveles, John M.

(2004) Professor of Elementary Education. B.A 1995, Colorado State University; M.A. 1997, Pepperdine University; Ph.D. 2004, University on California, Santa Barbara.

Ricci, Luca

(2018) Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S. 2006, M.S. 2008, Università degli Studi di Milano; Ph.D. 2011, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Ricks, Boris E.

(2008) Associate Professor of Political Science. B.S. 1989, Mississippi Valley State College; M.P.A. 1991 University of Mississippi; M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2003, University of Southern California.

Riegos-Olmos, Elizabeth

(2003) Director, College of Science and Mathematics Student Services Center/EOP. B.A. 1998, University of California, Santa Cruz.

RiVera Furumoto, Rosa L.

(2002) Department Chair of Chicana and Chicano Studies; Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1982, M.A. 1991, California State University, Northridge; Ed.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Rizk, Magdy

(2006) Professor of Art and Design. B.A. 1989, California State University, Northridge; M.F.A. 2006, California State University, Los Angeles.

Robertson, Jeanne M.

(2011) Professor of Biology. B.S. 1993, University of California, Davis; M.S. 2001, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; Ph.D. 2008, Cornell University.

Rocha, Luann C.

(2014) Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations. B.A. 1979, Marquette University; M.S. 1983, University of California, Berkeley.

Rodriguez, David

(1991) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1973, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1996, University of California, Riverside.

Rodriguez, Guillermo

(2023) Assistant Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1999, Princeton University; M.F.A. 2004, M.A. 2015, Ph.D. 2017, University of Southern California.

Rogers, Christopher

(2022) Assistant Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 2016, M.A. 2018, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2022, University of Southern California.

Roller, Margaret L.

(1998) Professor of Physical Therapy. B.S. 1982, University of California, Los Angeles; B.S. 1989, California State University, Northridge; M.S. 1998, D.P.T. 2003, University of the Pacific.

Ronen, Sigalit

(2014) Associate Professor of Management. B.A. 1995, M.B.A. 1998, Ben-Gurion University; Ph.D. 2004, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.

Roosta, Ramin

(1981) Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. B.S. 1976, University of Tehran; M.S. 1978, Ph.D. 1982, University of Southern California.

Roscetti, Diane H.

(2004) Professor of Music. B.M. 1978, Oberlin Conservatory of Music; M.M. 1981, Northern Illinois University.

Roscigno, John

(2002) Department Chair of Music; Professor of Music. B.M. 1987, University of Arizona; M.M. 1989, University of Illinois; D.M.A. 1999, University of Arizona.

Rosenblatt, Amy H.

(2013) Student Services Professional II, University Counseling Services. B.A. 2004, Ohio University; M.A. 2006, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology; Psy.D. 2012, Adler School of Professional Psychology.

Rosenthal Dieken, Jane

(2022) Assistant Dean for Program Development, The Tseng College. B.A. 2000, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.Ed. 2003, University of Pennsylvania; Ed.D. 2012, University of Southern California.

Rosenthal, Kenneth

(2005) Associate Vice President, Facilities Development and Operations. B.S. 1995, California State University, Northridge.

Rothstein-Fisch, Carrie

(1997) Professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling. B.A. 1976, M.A. 1978, Ph.D. 1983, University of California, Los Angeles.

Rougier, Helene A.

(2008) Professor of Anthropology. B.A. 1997, M.A. 1999, Ph.D. 2003, Bordeaux 1 University.

Rozic, Michelle M.

(2011) Professor of Art and Design. B.F.A. 2003, Columbus College of Art and Design; M.F.A. 2007, Indiana University.

Rubin, Noah J.

(2021) Campus Architect, Director of Design and Construction. B.A. 2001, Connecticut College; M.A. 2007, University of California, Los Angeles.

Rubino, Cristina

(2011) Professor of Management. B.A. 1999, University of Texas Austin; M.A. 2008, Ph.D. 2010, University of Houston.

Rubino, Louis G.

(1999) Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 1976, University of Southern California; M.S.H.C.M. 1979, California State University, Los Angeles; M.P.A. 1985, Ph.D. 1990, University of Southern California.

Ruelas-Bischoff, Shelley

(2011) Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Student Engagement and Well-being. B.A. 1993, University of California, San Diego; M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2000, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Ruiz Rueda, Cristian

(2015) Associate Professor of Biology. B.S. 1999, M.Phil. 2001, Ph.D. 2005, University of Barcelona, Spain.

Ruiz, Steven M.

(2018) Director, Cloud and Systems Services. B.S. 2018, California State University, Dominguez Hills; M.S. 2023, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Ruiz, Stevie

(2015) Associate Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 2004, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; M.A. 2007, San Diego State University; M.A. 2010, Ph.D. 2015, University of California, San Diego.

Russell, David T.

(2001) Professor of Finance, Financial Planning, and Insurance. B.A. 1989, Amherst College; M.A. 1992, Ph.D. 1997, University of Pennsylvania.

Russell, Emily E.

(2011) Professor of Child and Adolescent Development. B.A. 2005, University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A. 2007, Ph.D. 2011, University of California, Los Angeles.

Rutchick, Abraham M.

(2008) Professor of Psychology. B.A. 1999, Ph.D. 2005, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Ruvalcaba, Omar

(2015) Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A. 2006, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S. 2009, Ph.D. 2015, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Ruzgar, Mustafa

(2009) Department Chair of Religious Studies; Professor of Religious Studies. B.A. 1997, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey; M.A. 2001, Ph.D. 2008, Claremont Graduate University.

Ryan, Michael C.

(2013) Senior Director of Development, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication. B.A. 1987, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Ryoo, Anna

(2023) Assistant Professor of Art and Design. B.F.A. 2004, B.Ed. 2011, M.A. 2014, Ph.D. 2022, University of British Columbia.