2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Feb 19, 2020  
2019-2020 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.

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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

Hilary Appel
Podlich Family Professor of 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

Rima Basu
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2018
B.A., M.A., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of Southern California

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

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

Gary R. Birkenbeuel
Visiting Lecturer of Economics (Accounting), 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

Hicham Bou Nassif
Assistant Professor of Government (IR), 2018
B.A., Universite Libanaise, Lebanan; M.A. Universite Saint Paul de La Sagesse, Lebanon; M.A. Universite Saint Joseph; Ph.D., Indiana University

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

Sarah Budischak
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2018
B.S., Davidson College; M.S., Virgina Tech University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

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

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

Sarah Cannon
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2018
B.A., Tufts University; M.Sc., University of Oxford; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Bethany Caulkins
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2018
 

Pete Chandrangsu
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2018
B.S., University of California, Ivine; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

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

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

Henri Cole
Josephine Weeks 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

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
Steven L. Eggert ‘82 Professor of Leadership and George R. Roberts Fellow, 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

Matthew Delventhal
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2018
B.S., University of Missouri, Saint Louis; M.A., Ph.D., Universitat Sutonoma de Barcelona

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

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

Brian Duistermars
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2019
 

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
Jerrine and Thomas Mitchell ‘66 Professor of Environmental Economics and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2009
B.A., James Madison University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

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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

Matthew Faldyn
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2019
 

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

Jennifer Feitosa
Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2018
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Central Florida

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

Megan Gallagher
Visiting Instructor of Literature, 2018
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

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

Gina Oaks Garcia
Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 2018
B.A., California State University, Fullerton

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

Benjamin Gillen
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2018
B.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

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

Matthew Glassman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government (DC), 2018
B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

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

Maija Harkonen
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government, 2018
B.A., University of Texas, Austin; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University

Alison M. Harris
Cook-Ostby Associate Professor of Psychology, 2012
S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Harvard University

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 ‘66 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

Mark Huber
Fletcher Jones Foundation 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

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

Michael (Mike) Izbicki
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2019
B.S., United States Naval Academy; M.S., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D, University of California Riverside

J

Erica Perkins Jasper
Director of Athletics, 2019
B.A.,M.Ed., Washington State University

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

Erin Jones
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2018
B.A., Scripps College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Terril Jones
Visiting Lecturer of Government, 2015
B.A., Pomona College

K

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

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

Dorsa Kay
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, 2018
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of Southern California

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
Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy, 1997
B.A., Amherst College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

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
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2011
B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute

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

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

Daniel Livesay
Associate 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

Victoria Sancho Lobis
Visiting Lecturer in History, 2017
B.A., Yale University; M.A. Williams College; Ph.D., Columbia 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
 

Florian Pascal Madison
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2019
B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Basel, Switzerland

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

Chloe Martinez
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, 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

Sarah Marzen
Assistant Professor of Physics, 2019
B.S., Caltech; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

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

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

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

Mukasa Mubirumusoke
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, 2018
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., Boston College; Ph.D., Emory University

N

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

V. Samuel Nelson
Professor of Mathematics, 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, 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
Bank of America Associate Professor of Pacific Basin Studies, 2007
B.A., Northwestern University: M.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Rachel Paterno-Mahler
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 2019
B.A., Pomona College: M.S., University of California, Irvine; Ph.D., Boston University

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

Roberto Pedace
Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, 2015, 2017
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Minxin Pei
Tom and Margot Pritzker ‘72 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

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 ‘67 Professor of Ethics and Leadership and George R. Roberts Fellow, 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 Family 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
Associate 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

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

Sarah Sarzynski
Associate 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

Jessamyn Schaller
Assistant Professor of Economics, 2019
B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D. University of California, Davis

Lars Schmitz
Associate 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 Assistant Professor 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 and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2001
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Kevin Setter
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, 2019
 

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

Janet Sheung
Assistant Professor of Physics, 2019
B.S., California Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois

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

Andrew Sinclair
Assistant Professor of Government, 2018
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.S. Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Aseema Sinha
Wagener Family Profsssor of Comparative Politics and George R. Roberts Fellow, 2011
B.A., Lady Shri Ram College; M.A., M.Phil., Jawaharlal Nehru University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University

Lee Joan Skinner
Professor of Spanish, 2008
B.A., Brown University; Ph.D., Emory University

Derik Jalal Smith
Associate Professor of Literature, 2018
B.A., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ph.D., Northwestern 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 Science, Professor of Physics, George R. Roberts Fellow, and Dean of Keck Science, 2017
B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tessa Solomon-Lane
Assistant Professor of Biology, 2018
B.A., Vassar College; M.S., Ph.D., Georgia State University

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

Marie-Claude Thomas
Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic, 2017
M.A., Ph.D., Universite de Paris

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

Briana Toole
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 2018
B.A., Florida State University; M.A., University of Sheffield; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

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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 Professor 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

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
Associate 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

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 and Associate Dean of the Faculty, 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

Helen Wong
Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2018
B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Yale University

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