2020-2021 Catalog 
    Aug 18, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Office of the President

Hiram E. Chodosh
President, 2013
(See Faculty )

Cheryl Aguilar
Special Assistant to the President, 1995


Offices of the Board of Trustees, Administration and Planning, and General Counsel

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
Deputy General Council, 2014
B.A., University of Redlands; J.D., University of California, Davis

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

Office of Admission and Financial Aid

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

Joie Cummings
Assistant Dean of Admission, 2018
B.A., College of Charleston; M.A., Boston College

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

Germaine Graham
Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid, 1997

Rebecca Graham
Admission Counselor
B.A., Loyola Marymount University

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

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

Thomas Rozwadowski
Associate Director of Public Affairs for Admission, 2018
B.A., St. Norbert College

Jennifer Sandoval-Dancs
Associate Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid, 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
Associate Vice President for Diversity & 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

Evan Antonellis
Associate Registrar, Advising and Audit, 2015
B.M., The Boston Conservatory; M.M., D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music

Gemma L. Bulos
Director of the Kravis Lab for Social Impact, 2017

Zachary Courser ‘99
Co-Director of the Policy Lab and Visiting Assistant Professor of Government, 2006
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Christine Crockett Sharp ‘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; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University,

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

Maija Harkonen
Director of the Washington DC Program, 2018
M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University

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

Dominic Laureano
Assistant Registrar
Ed.D., Brandman University; M.A.Ed., Ashford 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

Chloe Martinez
Program Coordinator for the Center for Writing and Public Discourse and Lecturer, 2019
M.A., Warren Wilson College; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

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

Cress Miller
Data Analyst, 2019
B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

Kristin J. Miller
Assistant Director of the Roberts Environmental Center and Sustainability Coordinator, 2004-2006, 2014
B.A., Connecticut College; M.S., Northeastern University

Bhaven Mistry
Assistant Director of the Quantitative and Computing Lab and Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematical Sciences, 2019
B.A., University of California-San Diego; M.S.,CSU Northridge; Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles

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

Nereida Moussa
Associate Director, Silicon Valley Program, 2013
B.A., San Jose University

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 the Kravis Lab for Social Impact, 2016
B.A., J.D., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Ulysses J. Sofia
Dean of the W.M. Keck Science Department and Professor of Physics, 2017
(See Faculty )

Sherylle Tan White
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

Emily Wiley
Professor of Biology, Keck Science and Associate Dean of the Faculty, 2002
(See Faculty )

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

Office of Student Affairs

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

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

MaryKate Jacobs
Assistant Director of Student Activities, 2019
B.A., University of North Carolina - Wilmington; M.S., University of Tennessee

Cynthia Keller
Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Dean of Students, 2012
A.A., Mount San Antonio College; B.A., Arizona State University

Susan B. Layden
Senior Associate Dean of Students, 2017
B.A., Siena College; Ph.D., State University of 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
Assistant Dean of Students for Academic Success, 2014
B.S. Azusa Pacific University; M.S.Ed., Baylor University

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

Brian Weir
Director of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, 2020
B.S., Texas A&M University; M.A., Air University

Office of Advancement

Elizabeth Algermissen
Senior Associate Director of Leadership Giving, 2011
B.A., Yale University; M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management

Ann Bergman
Associate Director of Public Affairs and Communications, 2020
B.A., UC Santa Barbara; M.A., University of Southern California

Lauren M. Binney
Assistant Director of Research and Relationship Management, 2018
B.S., University of California, Riverside

Austin Braunwalder
Associate Director of Leadership Giving, 2020
B.A., University of La Verne; M.B.A, University of Redlands; Ph.D, California Baptist University

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

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

Maria Cabello
Assistant Director of Stewardship, 2007

Kate Canada Obregon
Associate Director of Public Affairs & Communication, Digital Marketing, 2018
B.A., California State University Long Beach; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

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

Kelli Carter
Assistant Director of Advancement Services, Gifts and Data Integrity, 2016
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino; M.A., San Diego State University

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

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

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

Amy Flanagan
Assistant Director of External Relations, 2018
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Abigail Flores
Director of Strategic Initiatives and Institutional Philanthropy, 2006
B.A., Georgetown University; M.A., Syracuse University

Mary Geissler
Associate Director of Institutional Philanthropy and Strategic Initiatives, 2019
B.A., Saint Norbert College

Cole Gonzalez
Assistant Director of External Relations
B.A., California State University Chico

Jenna Gough
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement, Off-Campus Engagement, 2019
A.A., Chaffey Community College; B.A., University of La Verne

Amy Hendrickson
Assistant Director of First Year Programming, 2019
B.A., University of California- Irvine; M.Ed., University of Texas at Austin

Freya L. Hurtado
Assistant Director of Career Services, 2018
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; 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
Director of Development Services, 2016
A.A., A.S., Citrus College; B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Celeste H. Ladd
Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives, 2016
B.A., Bates College

Megan Latta ‘14
Assistant Director of Leadership Giving, 2017
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Nicholas Macias-William
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Volunteer Manager, 2019
B.Ed., M.A, California State University

Elizabeth Milev ‘05
Director of the Robert Day Scholars Program and Scholar Communities, 2014
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.B.A. Claremont Graduate University

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

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

Grace Park
Associate Director of Career Services, 2019
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., University of California, Berkeley

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

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

Maryam Qureshi
Assistant Director of Events, 2017
B.A., University of California-Riverside; M.Ed., University of Redlands

M. Darrin Roberts
Acting Director of Events, 2013
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University; M.A., Azusa Pacific University

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
Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement, 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

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

Gilien Silsby
Director of News and Media Relations, 2019
B.A., University of Oregon

Kerry Steere
Director of Annual Giving, 2019
B.A., Skidmore College

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

Conni Terry
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement, On-Campus Engagement, 2019
B.A., Pitzer College; M.F.A., Claremont Graduate University

Christopher P. Watts
Athletics Advancement Officer, 2012
B.A., Principia College; M.A., University of San Francisco

Raymond Watts
Associate Vice President for Development, 2019
B.A., M.B.A, Loyola Marymount University

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

Danielle Yellen
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Student-Based Outreach, 2019
M.A., University of Redlands


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

Jeremy Whaley
Associate Vice President for Strategic Technology, 2001, 2020
B.A., California Baptist University

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

Jeremy Kniffin
Sports Information Director
B.A., Colgate University

Erica Jasper
Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation, 2019
B.A., M.Ed., Washington State University

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

Robert Sierra
Event Manager, 2003

Brian Smith
Equipment Room Supervisor, 1988

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

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

Office of the Chief Operating Officer

Michelle A. Barlow
Senior Project Manager, 2017
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Larry Burik
Associate Vice President for Facilities Management and Capital Project
B.S., Penn State University; M.S., University of Southern California

Christine Costanza
Director of Office Administration and Special Projects
B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., California State University, Long Beach

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

Gary L. Erxleben
Assitant Director of Grounds Operations, 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
Environmental Health 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

Jennifer Perez
Director of Finance, 2019
B.S., Biola University

Coreen Rodgers
Vice President of Business and Chief Operating Officer, 2019
B.A., Pepperdine University; M.B.A., University of Miami

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