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Claremont McKenna College    
 
    
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Faculty


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For more information about individual faculty members, view their Faculty Profile on the Claremont McKenna College website.

Year denotes year of appointment.

A

Fazia Aitel
Associate Professor of French, 2005
D.E.A., Université Paris VIII; Ph.D., City University of New York

Asuman G. Aksoy
Crown Professor of Mathematics and George R. Roberts Fellow, 1987
B.Sc., University of Ankara, Turkey; M.S., The Middle East Technical University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Nicole Altamirano
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish, 2006
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Heather Antecol
Boswell Professor of Economics, 2001
B.A., M.A., Queen’s University, Canada; Ph.D., McMaster University, Canada

Gregory E. Antill
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2016
B.A., Brandeis University; C.Phil., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Hilary Appel
Podlich Family Chair in Government and George R. Roberts Fellow, 1999
B.A., Williams College; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Giorgi Areshidze
Associate Professor of Government, 2011
A.B., Middlebury College; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Jennifer Armstrong
Professor of Biology, 2003
B.S., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, The Salk Institute

William L. Ascher
Donald C. McKenna Professor of Government and Economics, 2000
B.A., University of Michigan; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

B

Amy R. (Hurshman) Babbes
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2015
B.S., Michigan Technological University; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

George Batta
Associate Professor of Economics (Accounting), 2007
A.B., University of California, Berkeley; D.B.A., Harvard University

Peter M. Bergevin
Visiting Professor of Economics (Accounting), 2006, 2010, 2017
B.S., Salem State University; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State

Joseph M. Bessette
Alice Tweed Tuohy Professor of Government and Ethics, 1990
B.S., Boston College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Murat Binay
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, 2011
B.S., Bosphorus University; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Graham Bird
Visiting Professor of Economics (part-time), 2005
B.A., M.A., University of Cambridge; Ph.D., University of Surrey, UK

Gary R. Birkenbeuel
Visiting Lecturer of Economics (Accounting) (part-time), 2016
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

David J. Bjerk
Russell S. Bock Associate Professor of Economics, 2007
B.A., Carleton College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Michael Shane Bjornlie
Associate Professor of History, 2007
B.A., University of Alabama, Huntsville; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Kersey A. Black
Professor of Chemistry, 1986
B.S., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of Oregon

Mark Blitz
Fletcher Jones Professor of Political Philosophy, 1996
A.B., Ph.D., Harvard University

Jason Borchert
Visiting Instructor of Biology, 2016
B.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Eric Bordenkircher
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government, 2017
B.A., Boston College; M.A. McGill University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Craig Bowman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2001, 2004
B.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of Southern California

Kathleen Brown
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, 1999
B.A., M.A., California State University, Fullerton; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Richard C. K. Burdekin
Jonathan B. Lovelace Professor of Economics, 1989
B.A., University of Warwick, United Kingdom; M.Sc., University of Bristol, United Kingdom; M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston

Alexis Burgess
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2014
A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Jodie Rae Burton
Professor of Physical Education, Senior Woman Administrator, Associate Athletics Director, and Head Women’s Golf Coach, 1979
B.S., M.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Andrew Busch
Crown Professor of Government, and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2004
B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

C

Roderic A. Camp
Philip M. McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim, 1998
B.A., M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., University of Arizona; Honorary Ph.D., St Olaf College

Marjorie H. Charlop
Professor of Psychology, 1984
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School

Audrey Chen
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2016
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Hiram E. Chodosh
President and Professor of the College, 2013
B.A., Wesleyan University; J.D., Yale Law School

William Christian
Visiting Associate Professor of Government (part-time), 2001
B.A., Yale University; J.D., Harvard Law School

Esther Chung-Kim
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 2011
B.A., Drew University; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Duke University

Jennifer Clark
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Soccer Coach, 2017
B.A., Dartmouth College

Lisa Forman Cody
Associate Professor of History, 1996
A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Joseph Cohen
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2015
B.S., University of Tampa; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Henri Cole
Professor of Literature, 2015
B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., University of Wisconsin; M.F.A. Columbia University

Melissa Coleman
Associate Professor of Biology, 2006
B.S., Samford University; Ph.D., The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Jay A. Conger
Henry R. Kravis Research Chair in Leadership Studies and Professor of Psychology, 2004
B.A., Dartmouth College; M.B.A., University of Virginia; D.B.A., Harvard University

Gabriel I. Cook
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2005
B.A., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia

Glen M. Cooper
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 2014
B.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Columbia University

Mark A. Costanzo
Professor of Psychology, 1989
B.S., California State University, Fresno; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Zachary Courser
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government, 2014
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., University of Virginia, Ph.D., University of Virginia

Christine Crockett
Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature, 2010
B.A., Claremont McKenna College, M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Riverside

D

David Day
Professor of Psychology and Director of Kravis Leadership Institute, 2017
B.A., Baldwin Wallace University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Akron

Leland de la Durantaye
Professor of Literature, 2012
B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Cornell University; Ph.D., Cornell University

Stacey Doan
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2015
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Justin Doran
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, 2017
B.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Kristen Dowling
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Basketball Coach, 2012
B.A., University of Redlands; M.A., University of Pepperdine

Michael Doyle
Professor of Military Science, 2016
B.A., Webster University

E

Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert
Associate Professor of Biology, 2000
B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Cornell University Medical College/Sloan Kettering Institute

Matthew Edwards
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s Soccer Coach, 2015
B.S., University College, Chichester England; M.A., Springfield College

Gastón Espinosa
Arthur V. Stoughton Professor of Religious Studies, 2004
M.Div., Princeton Seminary; M.Ed., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Mary F. Evans
Mitchell Family Associate Professor of Environmental Economics, 2009
B.A., James Madison University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

F

Robert Faggen
Barton Evans and H. Andrea Neves Professor of Literature, 1988
A.B., Princeton University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

John C. Farrell
Professor of Literature, 1990
A.B., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Katja Favretto
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government (IR), 2016
B.A., California State University Northridge; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Heather L. Ferguson
Associate Professor of History, 2011
B.A., La Sierra University; M.A., University of Texas, Austin; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Ricardo Fernholz
Associate Professor of Economics, 2011
B.A.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Elise Ferree
Professorial Lecturer in Biology, 2010
B.S., The College of William and Mary; M.S., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Patrick Ferree
Associate Professor of Biology, 2010
B.Sc., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Darren Filson
Professor of Economics, 2007
B.A., University of Saskatchewan, Canada; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester

Andrew Finley
Assistant Professor of Economics (Accounting), 2015
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of Arizona, Eller College of Management

Finseth Findley
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2016
B.S., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Cornell University, University of Montana

Jeffrey Allen Flory
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2012
B.A., Reed College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Bassam K. Frangieh
Professor of Arabic, 2008
B.A., Damascus University, Syria; M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown University

Anthony F. Fucaloro
George C.S. Benson Professor of Public Affairs and Professor of Chemistry, 1974
B.S., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Lenoid (Lenny) Fukshansky
Professor of Mathematics, 2007
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

G

Ananda R. Ganguly
Morcos Massoud Associate Professor of Accounting and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2007
B. Commerce, University of Calcutta, India; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Pamela Brooks Gann
Trustee Professor of Legal Studies, George R. Roberts Fellow, and President Emerita, 1999
A.B., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; J.D., Duke University

Julio Garin
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2017
B.Sc., Universidat ORT; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Lily Geismer
Associate Professor of History, 2010
B.A., Brown University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Michael Gelman
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2017
B.A., Carnegie Mellon University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Gary Gilbert
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 1998
B.A., Haverford College; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Sarah Gilman
Associate Professor of Biology, 2007
B.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California, Davis

John S. Goldhammer
Professor of Physical Education and Head Cross Country Coach, 1984
A.A., Glendale Community College; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Carlos Enrique Gonzales
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish, 2007
B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

Scot A. C. Gould
Professor of Physics, 1991
A.B., Middlebury College; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Laura Grant
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2016
B.A., M.S., Boise State University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Charles D. Griffiths
Associate Professor of Physical Education and Head Men and Women Swim Coach, 2001
B.A., Denison University; M.S.S., United States Sports Academy

H

Gary Michael Hamburg
Otto M. Behr Professor of European History, 2004
A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Stanford University

Alison M. Harris
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2012
S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Harvard University

John Haskell
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government (part-time), Washington Program, 2001
B.A., Davidson College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Mary E. Hatcher-Skeers
Professor of Chemistry, 1998
B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.S., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Washington

Eric Helland
William F. Podlich Professor of Economics and George R. Roberts Fellow, 1998
B.A., University of Missouri; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University

Esther M. Hernandez
Visiting Instructor of Spanish, 2002
B.S., University of Havana, Cuba; B.F.A., M.A., University of the Arts, Havana, Cuba

James C. Higdon
Professor of Physics, 1987
B.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Betsy Hipple
Associate Professor of Physical Education and Head Softball Coach, 2005
B.S., Northeastern University; M.S., University of Utah

Jonathan Holt
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2016

Young Wha Hong
Visiting Assistant Professor of Korean (part-time), 2002
B.A., M.A., Yonsei University, Korea; Ph.D., University of Southern California

Mark Huber
Fletcher Jones Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2009
B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Eric Hughson
Don and Lorraine Freeberg Professor of Economics and Finance, 2007
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University

Cynthia Ann Humes
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Chief Technology Officer, and Executive Director of Information Technology Services, 1990
A.B., Grinnell College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Blake Hunter
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2014
B.S., M.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Paul E. Hurley
Edward J. Sexton Professor of Philosophy, 2006
B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Brisa Hurlocker
Visiting Instructor of Chemistry, 2016
B.A., Columbia University in the City of New York; Ph.D., New York University

Wei-Chin Hwang
Professor of Psychology, 2006
B.A., University of Utah; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

I

Zair Ibragimov
Visiting Associate Professor of Math, 2017
B.A., Novosibirsk State University; M.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D, University of Michigan

J

Kyle Jay
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2015
B.S., Brown University; Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Terril Jones
Visiting Lecturer of Government (part-time), 2015
B.A., Pomona College

K

Philipp Kaiser
Gould Center Distinguished Visiting Fellow (part-time), 2015
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of Basel

Tomoe Kanaya
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2007
A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Chiu-Yen Kao
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2011
B.S., M.S., National Taiwan University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Manfred W. Keil
Associate Professor of Economics, 1995
Zwischenpruefung, Goethe Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany; M.A., University of Texas; M.S., Ph.D., London School of Economics, United Kingdom

Charles R. Kesler
Dengler-Dykema Distinguished Professor of Government, 1983
A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

Minju Kim
Associate Professor of Korean, 2003
B.A., M.A., Yonsei University, Korea; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Yong Kim
Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, 2017
B.A., Trinity College, University of Cambridge; M.Sc., Ph.D., London School of Economics

Amy L. Kind
Professor of Philosophy, 1997
B.A., Amherst College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Evan Kindley
Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature (part-time), 2012
B.A., Vassar College; M.A., University College London; Ph.D., Princeton University

Sarah Kliegman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2016
B.A., Reed College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Lisa Langdon Koch
Assistant Professor of Government, 2016
B.A., Boston College; M.P.P., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Daniel A. Krauss
Professor of Psychology, 2000
B.A., The Johns Hopkins University; M.A., J.D., Ph.D., University of Arizona

James Kreines
Professor of Philosophy, 2007
B.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Nita Kumar
Brown Family Professor of South Asian History, 2005
B.A., University of Lucknow, India; M.A., University of Bridgeport; M.Phil., Jawaharlal Nehru University, India; Ph.D., University of Chicago

L

Adam Landsberg
Professor of Physics, 1998
B.A., Princeton University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Aaron M. Leconte
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2011
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute

Arthur Lee
W.M. Keck Associate Professor of Computer Science, 2004
B.S., University of Utah; M.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of Utah

Shana Levin
Crown Professor of Psychology, George R. Roberts Fellow, and Associate Dean of the Faculty, 1998
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Leigh Anne Lieberman
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 2017
B.A., M.A., The Johns Hopkins University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D. (expected), Princeton University

William Lincoln
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2015
S.B., A.B., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D, University of Michigan

Daniel Livesay
Assistant Professor of History, 2015
B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Seth Lobis
Associate Professor of Literature, 2007
B.A., Ph.D., Yale University

Dustin Locke
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2009
B.A., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Greg Lonzo
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Coach, 2006
B.S., Pepperdine University

Wendy Lower
John K. Roth Professor of History and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2012
B.A., Hamilton College, M.A., Ph.D. American University, Washington D.C.

Frederick R. Lynch
Associate Professor of Government, 1991
B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

M

Joel Mackey
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2016
 

Matthew Magilke
Associate Professor of Economics (Accounting), 2010
B.S., MBA, St. Cloud State University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Adrienne M. Martin
Akshata Murty ‘02 and Rishi Sunak Associate Professor of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2014
B.A., New York University; M.A., University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Jay Martin
Edward S. Gould Professor of Humanities, and Professor of Government, 1996
A.B., Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute

Chloe Martinez
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (part-time), 2015
B.A., Barnard College; M.A. University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A. Boston University, M.F.A., Warren Wilson College; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Morcos F. Massoud
Robert A. Day Distinguished Professor of Accounting, 1980
B. Comm., M. Comm., Alexandria University, Egypt; M.B.A., Ph.D., New York University

Donald A. McFarlane
Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, 1991
B.Sc., University of Liverpool, United Kingdom; M.Sc., Queens University of Belfast, Northern Ireland; Ph.D., University of Southern California

Thomas J. P. McHenry
Visiting Associate Professor of Government (part-time), 1992
B.A., M.F.S., Yale University; J.D., New York University

Lisa Meulbroek
Fritz B. Burns Professor of Financial Economics, 2003
A.B., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Daniel Merton Michon
Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 2007
B.A., Bowdoin College; M.Ed., John Carroll University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Kenneth P. Miller
Associate Professor of Government, 2003
B.A., Pomona College; J.D., Harvard Law School; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

John G. Milton
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Computational Neuroscience, 2004
B.Sc., Ph.D. MDCM, FRCPC, McGill University, Canada

Sudipa Mitra-Kirtley
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 2017
B.A., Berea College; Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Kevin Moffett
Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature, 2013
B.A., University of Florida; M.F.A., University of Iowa

Jenna A. Monroy
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2016
B.Sc., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Ph.D., Northern Arizona University

James Morrison
Professor of Literature and Film, 2001
B.A., Wayne State University; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo

N

Christopher Nadon
Associate Professor of Government, 2006
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Stephen A. Naftilan
Kenneth S. Pitzer Professor of Physics, 1981
B.S., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Deanna Needell
Associate Professor of Mathematics (Statistics), 2011
B.S., University of Nevada, Reno; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Davis

V. Samuel Nelson
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2008
B.S., University of Wyoming; M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

James H. Nichols
Dr. Jules L. Whitehill Professor of Humanism and Ethics and Professor of Government, 1979
B.A., Yale College; Ph.D., Cornell University

O

Susanne Obdrzalek
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2006
B.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Saman Olfati
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics (part-time), 2014
B.A., M.A., Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Michael D. O’Neill
Professor of Mathematics, 2000
B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

I. Serkan Ozbeklik
Associate Professor of Economics, 2007
B.A., Marmara University, Turkey; M.A., University of Guelph, Canada; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

P

Albert Park
Associate Professor of History, 2007
B.A., Northwestern University: M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Emily Pears
Assistant Professor of Government, 2015
B.A., Claremont McKenna College: M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Roberto Pedace
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics (part-time), 2015, 2017
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Minxin Pei
Tom and Margot Pritzker Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2009
B.A., Shanghai International Studies University; M.F.A., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Jonathan Petropoulos
John V. Croul Professor of European History, 1999
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University

John J. Pitney, Jr.
Roy P. Crocker Professor of American Politics, 1986
B.A., Union College; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Thomas Poon
Professor of Chemistry, 2000
B.S., Fairfield University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Matthew Powell
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 2013
B.S., Drake University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Marion Ruth Preest
Pritzker Family Foundation Professor of Biology, 1999
B.Sc., Otago University, New Zealand; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University

Kathleen Purvis-Roberts
Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science, 2001
B.S., Westmont College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

R

Alex Rajczi
Deborah and Kenneth Novack Professor of Ethics and Leadership, George R. Roberts Fellow, and Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2004
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Yaron Raviv
Associate Professor of Economics, 2004
B.A., M.A., Hebrew University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Catherine L. Reed
McElwee Professor of Psychology and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2007
B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Ellen K. Rentz
Associate Professor of Literature, 2009
B.A., Washington University; M.A., University of York, England; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Ronald E. Riggio
Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology, 1996
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Colin Robins
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, 2012
B.A., Macalester College; M.S., Oregon State University; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Shanna Rose
Associate Professor of Government, 2014
B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University

Joshua Rosett
Curb Family Associate Professor of Business and Law and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2003
B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Ralph A. Rossum
Salvatori Professor of Political Philosophy and American Constitutionalism, 1984-91, 1994
B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

S

Mariam Salloum
Visiting Assistant Professor of Math (CS), 2016
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Babak Sanii
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2012
B.S., M.Eng. Cornell University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Sarah Sarzynski
Assistant Professor of History, 2013
B.A., University of Oregon; M.A. University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Maryland

Kenneth Scalmanini
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s Basketball Coach, 1995
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; M.A., Azusa Pacific University

Lars Schmitz
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2012
Vordiplom (B.Sc. equivalent); Diplom (M.Sc. equivalent), University of Bonn, Germany; Ph.D. University of California, Davis

S. Andrew Schroeder
Associate Professor of Philosophy, 2011
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., Harvard University

Thomas Schur
Visiting Instructor of Literature (part-time), 2011
B.A., North Carolina State University; M.F.A., Ph.D., candidate University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

David Schwarz
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Tennis Coach, 2014
B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Cortland State University

Diana Selig
Kingsley Croul Associate Professor of History, 2001
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Paul Settles
Associate Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s Tennis Coach, 2003
B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of Cambridge

Cameron Shelton
McMahon Family Associate Professor of Political Economy and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2008
B.S., A.B., Ph.D., Stanford University

Marie-Denise Shelton
Professor of French, 1977
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Jon A. Shields
Associate Professor of Government, 2008
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Aseema Sinha
Associate Professor of Government, 2011
B.A., Lady Shri Ram College; M.A., M.Phil., Jawaharlal Nehru University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Lee Joan Skinner
Associate Professor of Spanish and Associate Dean of the Faculty, 2008
B.A., Brown University; Ph.D., Emory University

Latonya Slack
Senior Lecturer of Government, 2017
A.B., Brown University; J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law

David S. Smith
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2016
B.Sc., Acadia University; Ph.D., Dalhousie University

Janet Kiholm Smith
Von Tobel Professor of Economics, 1996
B.S., University of Utah, Salt Lake City; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Ulysses Sofia
Weinberg Family Dean of Keck Science and Professor of Physics, Dean of Keck Science, 2017
B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Elizabeth Edwards Spalding
Associate Professor of Government and Director, Washington Program, 2000
B.A., Hillsdale College; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Virginia

Rory D. Spence
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2014
B.S., University of California, Davis; M.S.,Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Glenn Stewart
Instructor of Physical Education, Head Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Coach, 2016
B.A., California State University, Los Angeles

Kyle Sweeney
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Football Coach, 2011
B.A., Occidental College; M.S., Illinois State University

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Zhaohua (Irene) Tang
Professor of Biology, 2001
B.S., State University of New York, Stony Brook; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Jennifer Morrison Taw
Associate Professor of Government, 2006
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

James D. Taylor
Senior Lecturer in Accounting, 1981-1983, 1989
B.S.B.A., Georgetown University; M.B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., Wayne State University; CPA, California, Michigan

George Thomas
Wohford Professor in American Politicial Institutions, 2007
B.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Diane M. Thomson
Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, 2004
B.S., University of Arizona; M. Phil, University of Cambridge; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Oana Tocoian
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2011
B.S., California Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Terrance J. Tumey
Athletic Director and Instructor of Physical Education, 2016
B.A., M.B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

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Lauren Uhr
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, 2015
B.A., Fairfield University

Sharda Umanath
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2015
B.A., Washington University, St. Louis; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University

Hou Ung
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2017
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Peter Uvin
Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean of the Faculty, and Professor of Government, 2015
Licences in Diplomatic and Political Science (M.A. equivalents), University of Ghent, Belgium; International Graduate School course certificate, University of Stockholm, Sweden; Ph.D. University of Geneva, Switzerland

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Piercarlo Valdesolo
Associate Professor of Psychology, 2011
B.A., Amherst College; M.S., Ph.D., Northeastern University

Norman Valencia
Assistant Professor of Portuguese, 2013
Filosofia y Letras, Universidad de los Andes; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Yale University.

Robert J. Valenza
Dengler-Dykema Chair of Mathematics and the Humanities, and Professor of Mathematics, 1988
B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University

Ethan Van Arnam
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2017
B.A., Bowdoin College; Ph.D., Caltech

Raquel Vega-Duran
Associate Professor of Spanish, 2009
B.A., University of Seville, Spain; Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Salvador Velazco
Associate Professor of Spanish, 1997
B.A., University of Guadalajara, Mexico; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Jamel Velji
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, 2015
B.A., Haverford College; M.A., McGill University; Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara

Tamara Venit-Shelton
Associate Professor of History, 2012
B.A., Amherst College, M.A., Ph.D. Stanford University

Kurt Vlasich
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Volleyball Coach, 2002
B.S., Pepperdine University

Robert von Hallberg
Professor of Literature, 2010
A.B., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Stanford University

Angela Vossmeyer
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2015
B.A., M.A., and Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

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William Walkenbach
Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Baseball Coach, 2015
B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Georgia State University

Chelsea Zi Wang
Assistant Professor of History, 2016
B.A., University of British Columbia; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University

Nicholas O. Warner
Professor of Literature, 1980
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Michelle Warter
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2017
B.S., Eastern Washington University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Marc Weidenmier
Robert J. Lowe Professor of Economics and George R. Roberts Fellow, 1999
B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

James Wells
Visiting Instructor of Physics, 2016
B.S., University of California, San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Anna Wenzel
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2006
B.S., University of California, San Diego; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University

Emily A. Wiley
Professor of Biology, 2002
B.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of Washington

Thomas D. Willett
Horton Professor of Economics, 1977
A.B., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Branwen Williams
Associate Professor of Environmental Science, 2011
B.Sc., University of Guelph; M.Sc., University of Quebec, Montreal; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Nancy B. Scott Williams
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2003
B.S., Harvey Mudd College; Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle

Adam Wolfson
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government (part-time), Washington Program, 2005
A.B., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Colin Wright
Norwood and Frances Berger Professor of Business and Society, and Professor of Economics, 1977
B.S., Brigham Young University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

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Fan Yu
Gordon C. Bjork Professor in Economics and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2008
B.Sc., M.Sc., McMaster University, Canada; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University