UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2024-2025

Faculty and Administration | Emeriti

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Tabibzadeh, Maryam

(2015) Associate Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management. B.A. 2006, M.A. 2008, Sharif University of Technology; M.A. 2013, Ph.D. 2014, University of Southern California.

Taheri-Araghi, Sattar

(2015) Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy. B.S. 2003, Sharif University of Technology; M.S. 2006, Ph.D. 2010, University of Waterloo.

Takahashi, Melissa K.

(2018) Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S. 2004, University of California, Davis; M.S. 2005, Stanford University; Ph.D. 2015, Cornell University.

Talbott, Rick F.

(1999) Professor of Religious Studies. B.A. 1971 California State University, Northridge; M.A. 1980, Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D. 1987, University of California, Los Angeles.

Tamashiro, Dustin

(2022) Associate Director of Institutional Research. B.A. 2005, Pitzer College; M.A. 2007, Teachers College, Columbia University; M.A. 2010, Ph.D. 2021, Claremont Graduate University.

Tamayo, Francisco, N.

(2011) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1997, M.Ed. 1998, Western Washington University; Ph.D. 2010, Washington State University.

Tang, Lee Ann

(2023) Assistant Professor of Deaf Studies. B.A. 2018, California State University, Northridge; M.A. 2021, Gallaudet University.

Tarver-Behring, Shari

(1991) Dean, Michael D. Eisner College of Education; Professor of Educational Psychology and Counseling. B.S. 1976, University of South Dakota; M.S. 1981, Marquette University; Ph.D. 1986, University of Wisconsin.

Taylor, April Z.

(2004) Professor of Child and Adolescent Development. B.A. 1993, Pomona College; Ph.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Taylor, Kristin A.

(2018) Associate Professor of Art and Design. B.A. 1997, Mount St. Mary’s University; M.A. 2007, California State University, Northridge; Ed.D. 2018, Pepperdine University.

Tedeschi, Christian R.

(2011) Professor of Art and Design. B.F.A. 1997, University of the Arts; M.F.A. 2001, Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Tekkas-Kerman, Kader

(2022) Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S. 2006, Koc University; M.S. 2010, Istanbul University; Ph.D. 2015, University of Washington.

Telles, Lisa M.

(2016) Risk Manager. B.A. 1989, Mount St. Mary’s College; M.B.A 2002, Pepperdine University; National Alliance – CRM Certified Risk Manager 2009.

Teprovich Jr., Joseph A.

(2017) Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. B.S. 2003, DeSales University; Ph.D. 2008, Lehigh University.

terHorst, Casey P.

(2013) Professor of Biology. B.A. 1998, University of Southern California; M.S. 2004, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2010, Florida State University.

Thachuk, Steven

(2002) Professor of Music. B.M. 1993, University of Toronto; M.M. 1995, D.M.A. 1999, Eastman School of Music.

Theodoulou, Stella Z.

(1990) Special Assistant to the Provost; Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1977, City of London Poly; M.A. 1979, University of Essex; Ph.D. 1984, Tulane University.

Theresa, Paulette

(2012) Student Services Professional III, University Counseling Services. B.A. 1977, Cedarville University; M.A. 1994, Phillips Graduate Institute; Doctorate in Clinical Psychology 2010, Phillips Graduate Institute.

Thomas, Nate

(1994) Professor of Cinema and Television Arts. B.A. 1979, St. Edward’s University; M.F.A. 1984, University of Southern California.

Thomas, Travis

(1998) Director of Custodial, Grounds and Events, Physical Plant Management. B.A. 2003, California State University, Northridge.

Thomas, Ward

(2003) Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.A. 1985, University of Oregon; M.P.A. 1988, San Francisco State University; Ph.D. 1997, University of California, Los Angeles.

Thompson, Isaiah

(2024) Director of Development, Athletics. B.A. 2017, University of California, Irvine.

Thompson, Jennifer A.

(2012) Director of Jewish Studies Program; Maurice Amado Professor of Applied Jewish Ethics and Civic Engagement. B.A. 1998, Brandeis University; M.T.S. 2000, Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D. 2010, Emory University.

Thomson, Paula S.

(2007) Professor of Kinesiology. B.A. 1973, M.A. 1976, York University; B. Ed. 1974, University of Toronto; Psy.D. 1998 American Behavioral Studies Institute.

Tiemann, Timothy

(2017) Managing Director of Innovation Initiatives. B.S., Valparaiso University; M.S., M.B.A., University of Rochester.

Tillett, Arlette P.

(2024) Director of Internal Adult and Public Records (PRA). B.S., California State University, Northridge.

Timmer, Anastasiia

(2020) Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies. B.A. 2012, Lviv National University; M.A. 2014, Minnesota State University; Ph.D. 2020, University of Miami.

Tindage, Melissa F.

(2018) Associate Professor of Communication Studies. B.A. 2011, M.A. 2013, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 2016, West Virginia University.

Todd, Teri A.

(2012) Professor of Kinesiology. B.S. 1981, Concordia University; M.A. 1989, Ph.D. 2007, McGill University.

Toews, Samantha

(2020) Assistant Professor of Special Education. B.A. 2012, M.A. 2016, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2020, University of Kansas.

Toker, Zeynep

(2006) Department Chair of Urban Studies and Planning; Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.A. 1998, M.A. 2000, Middle East Technical University, Turkey; Ph.D. 2004, North Carolina State University.

Toledo-Corral, Claudia M.

(2018) Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.S. 1999, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S. 2004, California State University, Northridge; M.P.H. 2006, Ph.D. 2010, University of Southern California.

Tonyan, Holli

(2007) Professor of Psychology. B.A. 1995, Carleton College; M.A. 2000, Ph.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Torabian-Riasati, Setareh

(2005) Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. B.S. 1991, Azad University, Tehran, Iran; M.S. 1999, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Ph.D. 2005, Loma Linda University.

Toth, Csaba D.

(2013) Professor of Mathematics. M.S. 1997, Eortvos Lorand University; DEA Math. 1998, University of Mediterranee; Ph.D. 2002, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Toutanji, Houssam A.

(2019) Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science; Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Management. B.S. 1985, M.S. 1987, Northeastern University; Ph.D. 1992, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Tripp, Colleen M.

(2015) Associate Professor of English. B.A. 2005, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; M.A. 2009, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A. 2011, Ph.D. 2015, Brown University.

Troncoso Sawyer, Mirna

(2015) Associate Professor of Health Sciences. B.A. 2000, Stanford University; M.P.H. 2005, Emory University; Ph.D. 2015, University of California, Los Angeles.

Tung, Tsun-Yin (Tracie)

(2018) Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences. B.A. 2004, National Hsinchu Teachers College at National Tsing Hua University; M.S. 2008, Ph.D. 2016, Oregon State University.

Tyutina, Svetlana

(2015) Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. B.A. 2004, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia; M.A. 2006, University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D. 2010, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia; Ph.D. 2014, Florida International University.