2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration



Office of the President

Hiram E. Chodosh
President, 2013
(See Faculty )

Cheryl Aguilar
Special Assistant to the President, 1995

John P. Faranda ‘79
Vice President and Ambassador at Large for the College, 1985
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Offices of the Board of Trustees and Planning

Matthew G. Bibbens ‘92
Vice President for Administration and Planning, General Counsel, and Secretary of the College, 2000
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; J.D., Cornell Law School

Kimberly Petropoulos
Director of Board Relations, 2006, 2017
B.A., Boston University; M.B.A., Loyola Marymount University

Office of Admission and Financial Aid

Georgette R. DeVeres
Associate Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, 1983
B.A., California State University, Northridge; M.S., California State University, Los Angeles

Julia A. Easley
Assistant Director of Student Administration, 2008
B.A., University of Texas, Austin

Conor Fritz
Associate Dean of Admission, 2013
B.A., Saint Michael’s College; M.S., University of Tennessee

Russell C. Gasaway
Senior Director of Financial Aid, 2013
B.A., Wabash College

Germaine Graham
Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid, 1997

Jennifer L. Hirsch
Associate Dean of Admission, 2015
B.A., Chapman University; M.Ed., University of Southern California

Jefferson P. Huang
Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid, 1995
B.A., M.A., Colgate University; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Breann M. Jimenez
Assistant Director of Financial Aid, 2016
B.A., Whittier College; M.P.H., Claremont Graduate University

Megan Latta ‘14
Assistant Dean of Admission, 2017
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Catherine M. Mayfield
Associate Director of Financial Aid, 2000
B.A., Pitzer College; M.D.R., Pepperdine School of Law

Yaneli Ruiz ‘12
Assistant Dean of Admission, 2013
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Jennifer Sandoval-Dancs
Assistant Vice President for Admission, 2005
B.A., M.Ed., University of Southern California

Omar Zazueta
Director of Admission, 2015
B.A., Saint Mary’s College

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX

Nyree Gray
Assistant Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Civil Rights Officer, 2014
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; J.D., Southwestern Law School

Lynzie R. DeVeres
Title IX Coordinator, 2016
B.A., Oberlin College; J.D., Loyola Law School

Office of the Dean of the Faculty

Gemma L. Bulos
Director of Social Innovation and Impact, 2017

Andrew T. Ceperley
Director, Silicon Valley Program, 2016
B.S., Virginia Tech; M.A., University of Virginia

Zachary Courser ‘99
Associate Director for the David Dreier Roundtable and Visiting Assistant Professor of Government, 2006
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Christine Crockett ‘01
Director of the Center for Writing and Public Discourse and Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature, 2010
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Brian S. Davidson ‘08
Director of Fellowships Advising, 2015
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Yale University; M.S., University of Illinois

David K. Edwards
Manager of the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 1986
B.A., Washington State University

Deborah Flynn
Associate Registrar, Records & Registration, 2016
B.S., M.B.A, University of Phoenix

Megan M. Gallagher
Assistant Director of the Writing Center, 2016
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Cindi L. Guimond
Director of Academic Administration, 1991
B.A., University of Maryland

John J. Haller
Associate Director of Institutional Research, 2013
B.A., University of Akron; M.A., California State University, San Bernardino

Blake Horridge
Associate Registrar, Degree Audits & Advising, 2012
B.S., George Washington University; M.Div. American Baptist Seminary of the West

Priya S. Junnar
Director of the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 2014
B.A., UC Berkeley; M.A., Yale University; M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University

Ronald A. LaPierre
Executive Director and Entrepreneur in Residence, 2018
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.B.A., Claremont Graduate University

Shana M. Levin
Associate Dean of the Faculty and Crown Professor of Psychology and George R. Roberts Fellow, 1998
(See Faculty )

Kristen Mallory
Director of Global Education and Off-Campus Study, 2004
B.A., Linfield College; M.A., School for International Training

Mellissa Martinez
Assistant Director of Multilingual Writing, 2013
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., California State University, Fullerton

John Meany
Director of Forensics, 1987

Kristin J. Miller
Assistant Director of the Roberts Environmental Center and Sustainability Coordinator, 2004-2016, 2014
B.A., Connecticut College; M.S., Northeastern University

Elizabeth S. Morgan
Registrar and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1999
A.B., Hope College; M.A., University of Illinois

Jeho Park
Director of the Quantitative and Computing Lab, 2018
M.S., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Scott D. Sherman
Senior Director of Social Innovation and Co-Curricular Programming, 2016
B.A., J.D., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Lee J. Skinner
Associate Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Modern Languages (Spanish), 2008
(See Faculty )

Sherylle Tan
Director of Internships and Kravis Leadership Institute Research, 2004
B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Peter Uvin
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty & Professor of Government, 2015
(See Faculty  )

Jasmine D. Watson
Assistant Director for Global Education, 2017
B.A., University of California Riverside; M.A., University of Southern California

T. Colleen Wynn
Director of Institutional Research, 2004
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino; M.Ed. Azusa Pacific University

Keck Science Department

Susie H. Fang
Pre-Health Professions Advisor, 2018
B.A., University of California, Riverside

Boyle Ke ‘99
Manager of KSD Technology & Scientific Instrumentation, 2003
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Jacob L. Levine
Facilities Manager, 2018

Ulysses J. Sofia
Dean of the W.M. Keck Science Department and Professor of Physics, 2017
B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Helen Tang
Chemical Hygiene Officer, Keck Science Department, 2011
B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.P.H., California State University, Fullerton

Velda F. Yount
Assistant to the Dean of Joint Science/Program Administrator, Keck Science Department, 1983

Office of Student Affairs

Sesa Bakenra-Tikande ‘15
Interim Assistant Director of Student Activities, 2018
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Loyola Marymount University

Sharon K. Basso
Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, 2016
B.A., Lafayette College; M.S., Shippensburg University; Ed.D., University of Delaware

Amy Bibbens
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the Center of Civic Engagement, 2001-2008, 2010
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; M.P.S., Cornell University

Dianna M. Graves ‘98
Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, 2001
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Vincent L. Greer
Associate Dean of Students of Diversity, Inclusion, and Residential Life, 2016
B.A., DePauw University; M.Ed., Northeastern University

Jennifer K. Guyett
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life, 2018
B.A., Drew University; M.Ed., Springfield College

Susan B. Layden
Associate Dean of Students for Academic Success, 2017
B.A., Siena College; Ph.D., State University fo New York, Albany

Devon MacIver
Associate Dean of Students for Student Engagement, 2014
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; M.S., Northeastern University

Jessica M. Neilson
Assistant Dean of Student Health, Wellness and Case Management, 2017
B.A., Skidmore College; M.A., Argosy University

Chrystal Orozco
Interim Director of International Place, 2014
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., University of San Francisco

Sean J. Rollolazo
Associate Director of Residential Life, 2014
B.S. Azusa Pacific University; M.S.Ed., Baylor University

Kari S. Rood
Interim Assistant Dean of Students, Disability Services and Academic Success, 2014
B.B.A., Southern Methodist University; M.S.Ed., Baylor University

Jason L. Wimbley
Assistant Dean of Students for Conduct and Community Expectations, 2018
B.A., M.S., Colorado State University

Office of Advancement

Elizabeth Algermissen
Senior Associate Director of Leadership Giving, 2012
B.A., Yale University; M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management

Kevin J. Arnold
Executive Director of Scholar Communities, 2001
B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point; M.S.E.S., Naval Postgraduate School; M.Ed., Oklahoma University

Martin Beck
Interim Director of Web Communications and Web Content Developer, 2016
B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.A., University of Missouri, Columbia

Lauren M. Binney
Prospect Research Analyst, 2018
B.S., University of California, Riverside

Susan Brinkama
Associate Director of Planned Giving Operations, 2000
B.S., Oregon State University

Dorothy Buchanan
Director of Special Events, 1998-2005, 2008
B.S., Lyon College

Maria Cabello
Assistant Director of Stewardship, 2007

Andrew Carrillo
Assistant Vice President for Advancement Operations and Donor Engagement, 2005
B.A., University of California, Irvine

Margo Cash
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Student Outreach, 2016
B.A., University of La Verne; M.A., Claremont Graduate University

Michelle Chamberlain
Associate Vice President for Advancement and Dean for Student Opportunities, 2008
B.A., University of Southern California; M.Ed., Claremont Graduate University; J.D., Southwestern Law School

Grace Comisso
Art Director, 2015
A.A., Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Ursula Diamond
Director of Student Opportunities, 2017
B.A., University of London; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

Susan M. Edwards
Associate Director of Institute Relations, 2007

Peter Y. Hong
Associate Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications, 2017
A.B., Occidental College

Freya L. Hurtado
Assistant Director of Career Services, 2018
M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley

James A. Jacobs
Associate Director of Planned Giving, 1999-2001, 2013
B.S., Northwestern University; M.S., University of Wisconsin

Elizabeth C. Jager
Associate Director of Institutional Philanthropy, 2014
B.A., Chapman University

Jenna Kanegawa ‘14
Associate Director of Leadership Giving, Leadership Annual Gifts, 2014
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Tessa B. Klarin
Associate Director of Development Services, 2016
A.A., A.S., Citrus College; B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Scott Kleinheksel
Director of Annual Giving, 2012-2014, 2015
B.A., Carleton College; M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management

Celeste H. Ladd
Assistant Director of Insitutional Philanthropy, 2016
B.A., Bates College

Elizabeth Milev ‘05
Director of External Relations for the Robert Day Scholars Program, 2014
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.B.A. Claremont Graduate University

Kimberly A. Ordunio
Director of Prospect Research, 2016
A.A., Citrus College; B.A., University of California, San Diego

Anibal Ortiz
Photographer/Videographer, 2018
B.A., California State University, Fullerton

Rebecca S. Pelen
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, 2016
B.A., Westmont College

Jessica G. Pfahler
Associate Director of Annual Giving, Communications and Analytics, 2016
B.A, Sonoma State University

Cameron Pinckney ‘04
Associate Director of Leadership Giving, 2015
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., University of Redlands

Kaitlyn Plummer
Associate Director of Leadership Giving, 2011
B.A., Dickinson College

M. Darrin Roberts
Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, 2013
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University; M.A., Azusa Pacific University

Kelli M. Ross
Assistant Director of the Robert Day Scholars Program, 2018
M.S., California State University, Long Beach

Raymond Rotolo ‘76
Senior Director of Planned Giving, 1995
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Evan J. Rutter ‘06
Assistant Vice President for Alumni and Parent Relations, 2007
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Gary S. Salata
Assistant Director of Career Services, 2016
B.A., University of California, San Diego

Jeannie Scalmanini
Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, 2008
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Megan K. Schmid
Associate Director of Leadership Gifts, 2017
B.A., Scripps College; M.B.A., University of Redlands

Melissa M. Scott
Assistant Director of Career Services, 2017
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Redlands

Tatiana V. Shabelnik
Web Services Manager, 2012
B.S., Belarusian University of Culture; M.L.I.S, C.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Carroll D. Stevens
Vice President for Advancement, 2016
B.A., LL.D., Georgetown College; J.D., University of Kentucky

Michael Sutton ‘76
Director of Advancement for Athletics, 1979
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.S., United States Sports Academy

Christopher P. Watts
Director of Athletic Communications, 2012
B.A., Principia College; M.A., University of San Francisco

Evan H. Wollen
Assistant Director, Sponsored Internship Program, 2016
B.A., Amherst College; M.A., The Ohio State University

Joann D. Young
Executive Director of Public Affairs, 2014
B.A., University of California, Irvine

Office of the General Council

Matthew G. Bibbens ‘92
Vice President for Administration and Planning, General Counsel, and Secretary of the College, 2000
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; J.D., Cornell Law School

Marcie Gardner
Assistant Vice President for Investigations, 2014
B.A., University of Redlands; J.D., University of California, Davis

Office of Information Technology Services

Mitchell Brown
Assistant Director/Media Technology Services, 1989

Gregory M. Ford
Infrastructure and Data Center Engineer, 2007
B.S., University of La Verne

Bruce Frost
Associate Director of Information Technology Services, 2000
B.S., University of California, Irvine

Brian Hill ‘99
Media Technology Specialist III, 2001
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Cynthia Ann Humes
Associate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer and Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 1990
(See Faculty )

Micheal M. Malsed
Assistant Director of Student Technology Services, 1997
B.S., California Southern University

Janice Marino
Assistant Vice President for Information Technology Services, 2002
B.S., M.S., University of Sunderland, United Kingdom

Toan Trac
System & Data Center Administrator, 2006
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Linda Tuthill
Business Manager of Information Technology Services, 1999

Office of Investments

Michael J. Denny
Associate Vice President for Investments, 2012
B.S., Azusa Pacific University; M.B.A., University of La Verne

James J. Floyd
Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, 2007
B.S., California Baptist University

Tristan J. Gerber
Senior Investment Analyst, 2017
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Erik D. Karas
Investment Officer, 2017
B.S., University of Colorado, Boulder; M.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; M.B.A., INSEAD

Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation

Jacob M. Ayers
Assistant Director of Events and Operations, 2017
M.A., Concordia University, Irvine

Nicole M. Ayers
Assistant Athletic Director of Administration and Compliance, 2016
B.S., Juniata College; M.S., Duquesne University

Jodie R. Burton
Professor of Physical Education, Associate Director of Athletics, Senior Woman Administrator, and Head Women’s Golf Coach, 1979
(See Faculty )

Steven Graves
Head Athletic Trainer, 1992
B.A., California State University, Long Beach

Matthew J. Ryan
Assistant Director of Recreation, 2018
B.S., M.S., University of Louisville

Robert Sierra
Event Manager, 2003

Brian Smith
Equipment/Laundry Room Supervisor, 1988

Christopher M. Spells
Roberts Pavilion Manager and Director of Recreation, 2016
B.S., California State University, Fresno

Michael Sutton ‘76
Acting Director of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1979
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.S., United States Sports Academy

Randall G. Town
Associate Athletic Director of Athletic Operations, 1987
B.A., M.A.Ed., California State University, Stanislaus

Office of the Treasurer

Michelle A. Barlow
Assistant Director of Facilities and Campus Services, 2017
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Carole Bliss
Assistant to the Treasurer, 1993

Janet Dreyer
Director of The Children’s School, 1997
B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.A., Claremont Graduate School

Jessica H. Engen
Student Accounts Manager, 2017
A.A., Phoenix College; B.S., University of Phoenix

Kenneth A. Eppinger
Assistant Vice President for Facilities and Campus Services, 2016
B.A., University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Gary L. Erxleben
Grounds Manager, 2016

Andrea L. Gale
Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, 2009
B.S., University of Southern California; M.B.A., University of California, Irvine

Cherise R. Haase
Emergency Preparedness and Safety Manager, 2017
B.S., SUNY College, Cortland

Kathryn A. Kush ‘07
Assistant Director of Facilities and Campus Services, 2007
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Robert Lawrence
Assistant Director of Facilities and Campus Services, 2001
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Barbara Maxwell
Director of Budgeting and Grants Administrator, 1982
B.A., California State University, Long Beach

Agnes A. Sanchez
Director of Human Resources, 2008
B.S., University of Phoenix; M.A., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Jessica A. Schatz
Senior Director of Finance, 2016
B.S., Azusa Pacific University

Erin J. Watkins
Associate Vice President for Finance and Acting Treasurer, 2009
B.S., Azusa Pacific University