Oct 24, 2020  
College Catalog 2016-2017 
    
College Catalog 2016-2017 ARCHIVED CATALOG

Faculty



A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Adams, Charles S.
Professor of English Language and Literature, 1984
B.A., University of California, Davis
M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Bak, John
Assistant Professor of Theatre and Communication Arts
Director, Foundation Relations, 2007
B.A., Harvard University
M.F.A., American Film Institute

Barlow, Kathy
Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition Science, 2004
B.S., M.S., Louisiana Tech University
Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

Barnstone, Tony D.
Professor of English Language and Literature, 1995
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Bauer, Christina Anne
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2011
B.S., Bloomsburg University
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Bell, Priscilla B.
Professor of Chemistry, 1982
B.S., Mt. Union College
M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University

Bergerson, Frederic A.
Professor of Political Science, 1971
B.A., Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Berthel, Kenneth
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, 2011
B.A., University of California, Riverside
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Bourgaize, David B.
The Fletcher Jones Professor of Molecular Genetics, 1996
B.S., B.A., Ohio Northern University
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Burton, Jonathan
Associate Professor of English Language and Literature, 2011
B.A., Haverford College
M.A., University of California, Riverside
Ph.D., City University of New York

Camparo, Lorinda B.
Professor of Psychology, 1996
B.A., Barnard College of Columbia University
B.A., California State University, Dominguez Hills
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Carbine, Jason
C. Milo Connick Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 2007
B.A., Bowdoin College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Carbine, Rosemary
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 2007
Director of Fellowships, 2014
B.A., Georgetown University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Chihara, Michelle
Assistant Professor of English Language and Literature, 2013
B.A., Yale University
M.F.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Chirol, Marie-Magdeleine
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, 1996
Hazel Cooper Jordan Chair in Arts and Humanities, 2013
M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Colcord, Cean
Assistant Professor of Special Education, 2015
B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Arizona State University

Collins-Dogrul, Julie
Associate Professor of Sociology, 2008
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Cook, Stephen
Associate Professor of Music, 2002
M.M., B.A., University of South Carolina
D.M.A., University of Southern California

Cordero-MacIntyre, Zaida
Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition Science, 2012
M.S., M.P.H., Loma Linda University
Pharm. D., Universidad Mayour de San Andres, La Paz, Bolivia
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Decker, Jeffrey N.
Associate Professor of Business Administration, 1992
B.B.A., M.B.A., Kent State University
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Delfin, Teresa
Lecturer of Anthropology, 2011
B.A., Evergreen State College
M.A., University of California, Berkley
Ph.D., Stanford University

Duran, Daniel
Associate Professor of Business Administration, 2002
B.A., M.L.S., University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Eastman, Charles L.
Sr. Lecturer, 1999
Director of the Writing Program, 2004
B.A., California State University, Long Beach
M.A., California State University, Chico

Faradineh, Regina
Lecturer of Mathematics, 2015
B.S., M.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Federman, Jessica
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, 2014
B.A, M.B.A., Binghamton University
M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

Fissore, Cinzia
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, 2011
B.S., University of Torino
Ph.D., Michigan Technological University

Fradinger, Erica A.
Associate Professor of Biology, 2007
B.S., Queen’s University, Ontario
Ph.D., University of Victoria, British Columbia

Furman-Adams, Wendy
Professor of English Language and Literature, 1981
Albert Upton Chair in English Language and Literature, 2014-2019
B.A., California State University, Los Angeles
M.A., California State University, Long Beach
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Geirola, Gustavo
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, 1985
The Hazel Cooper Jordan Professor in Arts and Humanities
Professor of Letters, University de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Gonzalez, Gilberto
Dean of First Year Progams, 2014
Associate Professor of Theatre and Communication Arts, 2005
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Parkside
M.F.A., University of Virginia

Good, Darrin S.
Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2015
Dean of the Faculty, 2015
Professor of Biology
B.A. Augustana College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Gotsch, Susan D.
Professor of Sociology, 2003
B.A., Valparaiso University
M.A., Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Gross, Brian
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2014
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Hash-Converse, Joanne
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2011
B.A., Boise State University
M.S., Ph.D., Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Hashmi, Irfana
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, 2014
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., City University of New York, Hunter College
M.A., New York University
Mphil, New York University
Ph.D., New York University

Herrera, Lizardo
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, 2011
M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Herrick, Jenny
Associate Professor of Art and Art History, 2007
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
M.F.A., Yale University School of Art

Herzberger, Sharon D.
President of the College, 2005
Professor of Psychology, 2005
B.A., Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois

Hewitt, David
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2012
B.S., Arizona State University
M.B.A., California State University, San Marcos
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Hickey, Ann
Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition Science, 2007
B.A., Whittier College
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Hill, Charles T.
Professor of Psychology, 1982
B.A., University of Oregon
M.S., M.A., University of Washington
Ph.D., Harvard University

Holmes, Jennifer
Professor of Theatre and Communication Arts, 2002
B.A., State University of New York, Purchase
M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Hunt, David P.
Professor of Philosophy, 1981
B.A., Pomona College
M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Iimoto, Devin S.
Professor of Chemistry, 1990
W. Roy and Alice Newsom Chair in Chemistry, 2014-2019
B.A., Carleton College
M.S., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Isovitsch, Ralph
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2006
Chester and Olive McCloskey Chair in Chemistry, 2014-2019
B.S., Grove City College
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Jauregui, Danny
Associate Professor of Art, 2009
Director of Online Summer Programs, 2014
B.A., Maryland Institute College of Art
M.A., University of California, San Diego

johnston, sal a.
Associate Professor of Sociology, 1996
B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University, Michigan
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Kakaliouras, Ann M.
Associate Professor of Anthropology, 2006
B.A., Hamline University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Kaufman, Joyce P.
Professor of Political Science, 1985
Director, Center for Engagement with Communities, 2011
B.A., M.A., New York University
Ph.D., University of Maryland

Kjellberg, Paul
Professor of Philosophy, 1993
B.A., Yale University
Ph.D., Stanford University

Kozek, Mark
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2007
B.A., Ed.M., Harvard University
M.A., Wake Forest University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Kronholm, William
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2010
B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon

Lagan, Seamus
Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 1988
B.A., Dublin University, Ireland
M.S., Ph.D., Lehigh University

Lee, Horng-Yi
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, 2008
B.A. National Chengchi University, Taiwan
M.A., Ph.D. University of Southern California

Levelle, Teresa
Associate Professor of Music, 2000
B.M. Southwestern College, Kansas, Aspen School of Music
M.M. Bowling Green State University
D.M. Indiana University

Lozano, Danilo
Professor of Music, 1993
Richard and Billie Deihl Distinguished Chair, 2014-2019
B.M., University of Southern California
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Lutgen, Jeffrey
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 1994
B.A., California State University, Sacramento
M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon

Marks, Robert B.
Professor of History, 1978
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Mbora, David N.M.
Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, 2009
B.S., Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
M.S., University of Cape Town, South Africa
Ph.D., Miami University

McBride, Michael J.
Professor of Political Science, 1969
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University

McEnaney, Laura
Associate Dean for Faculty Development, 2015
The Nadine Austin Wood Professor of American History, 1996
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Morris, Sean
Associate Professor of English Language and Literature, 2000
B.A., Vassar College
M.A., University of Michigan
Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook

Muller, David J.
Professor of Music, 1983
B.M.E., Temple University
M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

Neu, John H.
Professor of Political Science, 1971
B.A., J.D., Creighton University
M.A., Harvard University
Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Nino, Lana
Associate Professor of Business Administration, 2002
B.S., California State University, Long Beach
M.S.B.A., California State University, Pomona
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Norden, Deborah
Professor of Political Science, 2000
B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

O’Connor-Gómez, Doreen M.
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, 1991
Director of Whittier Scholars Program, 2011
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Catholic University

O’Foghludha, Ria M.
Associate Professor of Art and Art History, 1993
B.A., M.A., Duke University
M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Obregon, Nora
Assistant Professor of Child Development, 2014
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Okada, Kayoko
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2013
B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
M.A., John Hopkins University

Orozco, José
Associate Professor of History, 1996
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Ortega, José Guadalupe
Associate Professor of History, 2007
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Fuah, Kate O.
Assistant Professor in Kinesiology and Nutrition Science, 2014
B.S., University of Ghana Legon, Accra Ghana
M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University, Manhattan

Overmyer-Velázquez, Rebecca
Associate Professor of Sociology, 2003
B.A., San Francisco State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

pAddy, dAvid iAn
Professor of English Language and Literature, 1996
B.Ph., Miami University
M.A., American University
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Park, Frederick
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2012
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Piner, Glenn
Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2000
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland

Price, Joseph L.
The Genevieve Schaul Connick Professor of Religious Studies, 1982
B.A., Georgetown College
M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Radisich, Paula R.
Professor of Art and Art History, 1983
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Radoniqi, Fatos
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, 2012
B.A., Whittier College
M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Ralph, Kathleen
Associate Professor of Education and Child Development, 1995
B.S., Washington State University
M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University

Reed, Brian A.
Professor of Theatre and Communication Arts, 1988-89, 1990
B.A., University of California, Riverside
M.F.A., Humboldt State University

Rehn, Andrea
Associate Professor of English Language and Literature, 2007
Co-Director of Digital Liberal Arts (DigLibArts) Program
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Riskin, Adrian
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2003/2008
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Sage, Elizabeth
Associate Professor of History, 2000
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Sanders, Kay
Associate Professor of Child Development, 2004
B.A., University of Michigan
M.S., California State University, Los Angeles
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Scott, Christina
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2010
B.A., Occidental College
M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University

Sebanc, Anne
Professor of Child Development, 1999
Director of Faculty Grants, ORSP, 2014
B.S., University of California, Davis
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Shaikh, Ayesha
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2003
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., Ph.D., Miami University

Sheridan, Paula
Associate Professor of Social Work, 1997
Director of Social Work Program, 1997
B.A., Louisiana Tech University
M.S.W., Louisiana State University
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Texas
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Sloan, David
Associate Professor of Art and Art History, 1988
B.A., University of Maryland
M.F.A., Washington University, St. Louis

Smirnov, Kristen
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, 2013
B.A., College of Idaho
M.B.A., Boise State University
Ph.D., University of Alberta

Smith, R. Fritz
Associate Dean of the Faculty, 2002
Professor of Mathematics, 1976
B.A., Pomona College
M.S., California State University, Los Angeles
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Soto-Hinman, Ivannia
Associate Professor of Education, 2009
B.A., M.A., Biola University
M.A., University of La Verne
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Stanton, Shannon M.
Associate Professor of Education, 2005
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Ed.M., Harvard University
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Swanson, Lauren
Assistant Professor of Science and Math Education, 2011
B.S., Bucknell University
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Swift, Cheryl C.
The James Irvine Foundation Professor of Biology, 1991
B.A., Occidental College
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Switzer, Michelle K.V.
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 1998
B.A., Oberlin College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto

Valenzuela, Hector Fernando
Associate Professor of Biology, 2006
Roy E. and Marie G. Campbell Distinguished Chair in Biology, 2014-2019
B.S., San Diego State University
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Van Oosbree, Patricia A.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition Science, 1993
B.A., M.S., Northwestern Missouri State University
M.S., University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University

Vetrone, Sylvia A.
Associate Professor of Biology, 2006
B.S., Whittier College
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Wagner, Judith T.
Professor of Education and Child Development, 1984
Director of Broadoaks, 1984
B.S., Longwood College
M.Ed., University of Toledo
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Wallis, Andrew
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, 1999
M.A., Middlebury College
B.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens

White, Roger
Associate Professor of Economics, 2012
Douglas W. Ferguson Chair in International Economics, 2014-2019
B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Zappia, Natale
Assistant Professor of History, 2010
B.S., Cornell University
M.A., Claremont Graduate University
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Zorba, Serkan
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, 2004
B.S., Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester

Librarians

Crump, Laurel
Library Director, 2010
B.A., University of Oregon
M.L.S., University of Arizona

Dmohowski, Joseph F.
Serials and E-Resources Librarian, 1985
B.A., M.A., California State University, Los Angeles
M.S.L.S., University of Southern California

Garabedian, Michael
Cataloging Librarian, 2008
B.A., Whittier College
M.A., Northwestern University
M.L.I.S, University of California, Los Angeles

Velkavrh, Nick
Systems Librarian, 2011
B.A., Occidental College
M.L.I.S, California State University, San Jose

Faculty Executive Council (2015-2016)

Mike McBride, Chair

Jonathan Burton, Vice-Chair

Robert Marks, Secretary, Treasurer

Kathy Barlow, Social Science Representative

Sean Morris, At-Large Representative

Elizabeth Sage, Humanities/Fine Arts Representative

Sylvia Vetrone, Natural Science Representative

Emeritus Faculty

Archer, Richard L., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.,
Professor, History (1975-2004)

Behrens, Maurine, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology (1973-2003)

Breese, Donald H., B.A, Ph.D.
Professor, History (1961-1997)

Bremme, Donald, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Professor, Education and Child Development (1991-2015)

Carlyle, Irene V., B.A., M.A.
Associate Professor, Speech Pathology and Audiology (1978-2001)

Chabrán, H. Rafael, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, Modern Languages and Literatures (1985-2011)

Cheatham, Richard, B.A., M.Rel., M.S., Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer, Film Studies (1972-2014)

Eaton, Thelma L., B.A., M.S.W., D.S.W.
Professor, Social Work (1970-1994)

Fairbanks, Joseph, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, History (1970-1997)

Farmer, Ann D., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English (1972-1999)

Fattahi, Abi, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor, Mathematics (1981-2007)

Geiger, William, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, English Language and Literature (1965-2009)

Goldberg, Stephen R., B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor, Biology (1970-2014)

Gothold, Stephen A., B.A., M.A., D.M.A.
Professor, Music (1977-2003)

Gottschall, Marilyn, B.A., M.S.W., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Religious Studies (1998-2013)

Hanson, A. Warren, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor, Biology (1970-2004)

Howard, Leslie L., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, Sociology, (1981-2008)

Kiley, Anne, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, English Language and Literature (1972-2005)

Laine, Charles, B.A., M.S., Ph.D.,
Professor, Business Administration (1976-2012)

Mass, Amy L., B.A., M.S.W., D.S.W.,
Professor, Social Work (1983-1998)

Mills, Eugene S., B.A., M.A., Ph.D., LL.D., L.H.D.
Professor, Psychology (1952-1962)
President (1979-1989)

Nobert, Frances, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Professor, Music (1982-1999)

O’Brien, Philip, B.A., M.S.L.S., Ph.D.
College Librarian and Professor (1962-66, 1973-2006)

Ochse, Orpha, B.A., M.M., Ph.D.
Professor, Music (1969-1987)

O’Connor, Lucy A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology (1970-2008)

Olson, Emelie A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, Anthropology (1973-2002)

Overturf, Stephen F.B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor, Economics (1971-2002)

Reeg, Charles F., B.A., Ph.D.
Professor, Chemistry, (1971-2011)

Speier, Robert, B.F.A., M.F.A.
Associate Professor, Art (1970-1989)

Topjon, Ann, B.A., M.S.L.S.
Public Services Librarian and Associate Professor (1981-2006)

Vick, Mary Ellen, B.A., M.S.L.S.
Assistant Librarian and Associate Professor (1970-2008)

Volckmann, David B., B.A., Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology (1970-2010)

Wadsworth, William B., B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor, Geology (1972-1997)

Woirol, Gregory R., B.A., Ph.D.
Professor, Economics and Business Administration (1976-2014)

Yocum, Glenn E.
Professor, Religious Studies (1973-77; 1978-2005)