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Pitzer College    
 
    
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
2013-14 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Trustees, Administration and Faculty



Board of Trustees Officers

 

Robin M. Kramer, Chair
William G. Brunger, Vice Chair
Laura Skandera Trombley, President
Yuet Lee, Treasurer and Vice President for Administration
Lori Yoshino, Associate Treasurer
Mia Alonzo, Controller
Jennifer Berkley, Secretary

 

Members of the Board of Trustees

 

Hirschel B. Abelson P`92
                   President, Stralem & Company, Inc.
Martin B. Adelstein P’14
                   21 Laps/Adelstein Productions
Bridget Baker `82
                   CEO, Baker Media Inc.
Robert Bookman P`07
                    Senior Agent, Paradigm Agency
Donnaldson Brown `82
                    Brooklyn, New York
Harold A. Brown
                    Partner, Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown, Inc.
William G. Brunger, DM P`01
                     Principal, Brunger Consulting, LLC
Steven Chang ‘83
                    Managing Director, State Street Bank & Trust Co.
Richard W. Cook P`13
                    The Cook Company
Richard D’Avino P`10
                    Vice President & Senior Tax Counsel, General Electric Company
Susan G. Dolgen P`97
                    Wood River Ventures
Vicki Kates Gold P’15
                    Community Outreach Specialist, Jewish Family Service/Family Violence Project/Haven House
Gilbert V. Gonzales ‘03
                    Senior Director, Charles Dunn Company, Inc.
Donald P. Gould
                     President & Chief Investment Officer, Gould Asset Management LLC
Susan E. Hollander `79
                     Partner, K & L Gates LLP
Deborah Bach Kallick `78
                    Vice President, Government & Industry Relations, Cedars-Sinai Health System
Robin M. Kramer `75
                    Chair of the Board; Senior Advisor, The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands
John Landgraf `84
                    President & General Manager, FX Networks
Mark London P’14
                     Partner, London & Mead
Magdalena Marquet P’12, P’14
                     AltheaDx, Inc.
Julie Mazer `80 & P`09 & P`15
                    Owner/Instructor, The Home Stretch Studio
Joyce Ostin P`13
                    Los Angeles, California
Arnold Palmer
                    Senior Vice President, SMH Capital
Shana Passman P`04 & P`08
                    Beverly Hills, California
Ann E. Pitzer
                   La Jolla, California
Paula B. Pretlow P`08 & P`14
                  San Francisco, California
Susan S. Pritzker P`93
                  Chicago, Illinois
Robert Redford
                  California
Alissa Okuneff Roston `78 & P`06
                  Beverly Hills, California
Edwin Ryu P’13
                  Legacy Wealth Advisors, LLC
Steven R. Scheyer `80 & P`10
                  Chicago, Illinois
Margot Levin Schiff P`90 & P`95
                  Chicago, Illinois
William D. Sheinberg `83 & P`12
                   Partner, The Bubble Factory
Shahan Soghikian `80
                   Managing Director, Panorama Capital
Lisa Specht
                   Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Eugene P. Stein
                   Vice Chairman, Capital Strategy Research, Inc.
Laura Skandera Trombley, PhD
                    President, Pitzer College
Charlie Woo
                    CEO, Megatoys


Emeriti Trustees

 


Robert H. Atwell
                  Former President, Pitzer College
Constance Austin P`78
                  Los Angeles, California
Eli Broad P`78
                  The Broad Foundations
Harvey J. Fields, PhD P`85
                   Rabbi Emeritus, Wilshire Boulevard Temple
Patricia G. Hecker P`76
                   St. Louis, Missouri
Marilyn Chapin Massey, PhD
                   Former President, Pitzer College
Murray Pepper, PhD
                   President, Home Silk Properties, Inc.
Edith L. Piness, PhD
                    Director & Secretary to the Board, San Francisco Museum & Historical Society
Russell M. Pitzer, PhD
                    Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Chemistry, The Ohio State University
Richard J. Riordan
                    Former Mayor, City of Los Angeles
Deborah Deutsch Smith, PhD `68
                     Professor of Special Education & Director, IRIS-West, Claremont Graduate University

 

 Administration

 

Elizabeth Affuso, Academic Director/Adjunct Assistant Professor for Intercollegiate Media Studies, 2011. (See Faculty)

Mark Bailey, Vice President for Communications, Marketing & Public Relations, 2012. BS, MS, Syracuse University.

Michael Ballagh, Associate Vice President for International Programs, 1999. BA Trinity College, Dublin; MA, Louisiana State University; PhD, Claremont Graduate University.

Jennifer Berkley, Assistant Vice President/Secretary to the Board of Trustees, 1994. BA, Whittier College; MA, Claremont Graduate University; PhD, Claremont Graduate University.

Marni Bobich, Director of Human Resources, 2010. BS, Pennsylvania State University; MBA Pepperdine University.

Brenda Bolinger, Associate Director of Stewardship and Development Communications, 2012. BA, Whitworth College.

Nigel Boyle, Associate Dean for Global Local Programs, Director I-GLAS, and I-GLAS Chair In Political Studies, 1992. (See Faculty).

Christopher Brunelle, Assistant Dean of Students, 2004. BA, Bradford College. Linda Bunch, Career Counselor, 2004. BA, University of the Pacific; MA, Azusa Pacific University.

Christine Bueras, Assistant Director of Parent Relations, 2013. BS, California Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Larry Burik, Assistant Vice President for Campus Facilities, 2005. BS, Pennsylvania State University; MS, University of Southern California.

Kyle Butts, Associate Director of Information Technology/Technical  Services, 1999.

Kiara Canjura, Associate Director of Human Resources, 1999. BA, Pitzer College; MPA, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Brian Carlisle, Vice President of Student Affairs, 2013.  BS, MA, The University of Alabama; JD, Southwestern University.

Moya Carter, Dean of Students, 2001. BA, MA, Azusa Pacific University.

Karen Casey, Assistant Director of Study Abroad and International Programs, 2008. AB, Middlebury College.

Angela Chan, Assistant Controller, 2011.  BA, California State University, Los Angeles.

Anna Chang, Senior Director of Communications, 2009. BS, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Mark Crawbuck, Assistant Director of Facilities and Custodial Services, 1995.

Kebokile Dengu-Zvobgo, Associate Dean of International Programs, 2002. BS, University of Rhodesia. MS, Edinburgh University. MBA, University of Zimbabwe.

Margie Donahue, Director of Darjeeling/Nepal Program, 1990.

Mike Donahue, Director of Intercultural Education and Pitzer Programs, 1984.

Matthew  Donato, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Career Services, 2012. BS, Georgetown University.

Michelle Dymerski, Site Director of California International Studies and Education Project (CISEP), 2006. BA, University of California, Riverside; MEd, Claremont Graduate University; MA, California State University, San Bernardino.

Ciara Ennis, Director/Curator of Campus Galleries, 2007. BA, Norwich School of Art; MA, Royal College of Art.

Jamila Everett, Director of Admission, 2012. BA, MA, University of Southern California; EdD, University of California, Los Angeles.

Teresa Flores Roberts, Assistant Director for Career Services, 1996.  BA, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Robert Fossum, Director of Special Programs, 1985. BA, Pitzer College.

Jamie Francis, Director of Study Abroad and International Program Services, 2000. BA, University of Montana.

Robert Goldstein, Director of Information Technology, 2012. BA, MS, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

Eddie Gonzalez, Assistant Director of Media Studies Production, 2004. BA, Pitzer College.

Sandy Hamilton, Director of Academic Administration/Office of Graduate Fellowships, 1987.  BA, Pitzer College; MA, Claremont Graduate University.

Jill Hawthorne, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Academic Support, 2012. B.A., Pitzer College; M.Ed. University of Massachusetts, Amherst; EdD, University of California, Irvine.

Brooke Hendrickson, Senior Director of Alumni and Parent Programs, 2007. BA, University of California, Davis.

Drew Herbert, Director of Student Leadership and Experiential Learning, 2010. BA, Willamette University; MA, University of California, Berkeley.

Tessa Hicks Peterson, Assistant Professor in Urban Studies and Assistant Vice President of the Community Engagement Center, 2006. (See Faculty)

Carol Holtrust, Director of Advancement Services, 2008. BS, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Stephanie Hutin, Director of Media Studies Production Services, 2008. BFA, University of Florida; MFA, California Institute of Arts.

Daniel Irving, Assistant Director of Admission, 2008. BA, Pitzer College.

Valerie Javier, Director of Annual and Leadership Giving, 2013. BA, Loyola Marymount University.

Barbara Junisbai, Assistant Dean of Faculty, 2011. BA, San Francisco State University; MIS, PhD, Indiana University.

Yuet K. Lee, Vice President for Administration and Treasurer, 2008. BS, MBA, University of Southern California.

Beville Lloyd, Assistant Director of Maintenance Operations and Construction, 2006.

James Marchant, Executive Director of Advancement Services, 1995. BA, University of Redlands; MA, Claremont Graduate University.

Joseph Martinez, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, 2013.  BA, University of California, Riverside.

Tricia Morgan, Assistant Director for the Community Engagement Center, 2008. BA, Pitzer College.

Cheryl Morales, Associate Registrar, 1997. BA, Azusa Pacific University; MA, Claremont Graduate University.

Angel Pérez, Vice President and Dean for Admission and Financial Aid, 2007. BA, Skidmore College; MA, Teachers College, Columbia University.

Eva Peters, Registrar, 2010.  BCom, Gujarat University; MBA, Azusa Pacific University.

Susan Phillips, Academic Director of the Pitzer Program in Ontario/Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, 2002. (See Faculty).

Muriel Poston, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, 2012. BA, Stanford University; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

Holly Preble, Associate Vice President for Advancement, 2011. BA, California State University, Sacramento; MA, University of San Francisco; EdD, University of Southern California.

Katie Purvis-Roberts, Associate Dean of Faculty and ALO. (See Faculty).

Jason E. Rivera, Director of Institutional Research, 2010. BA, Pitzer College; MA, Claremont Graduate University; PhD candidate, Claremont Graduate University.

Vanessa Ruiz, Associate Director of Advancement Services, 2002.

Todd Sasaki, Director of International Programs, 2002. BA, Swarthmore College.

Andrea Scott, Director of The Writing Center, 2013.  (See Faculty) 

Katrina Sitar, Director of Faculty Services, 2007. BA, Pitzer College.

Laura Skandera Trombley, President, 2002. BA, MA, Pepperdine University; PhD, University of Southern California. (See Faculty).

Adrian Stevens, Vice President for College Advancement, 2008. BA, Berea College; MS, Hope International University; PhD Candidate, University of La Verne.

Jim Stricks, Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations, 2001. BA, Cornell University; MAT, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Robin Thompson, Director of Financial Aid, 2012.  BA, Pomona College; MBA, Claremont Graduate University.

Maryville Tuzon, Associate Director of Financial Aid, 2013. BA, Azusa Pacific University.

Teresa Wilmott, Director for Advancement Research and Management, 2009. BA, University of California, San Diego.

Owen Wolf, Assistant Director of Admission, 2013.  BA, Trinity University

Santiago Ybarra, Associate Director of Admission, 2010. BA, Pomona College.

Lori Yoshino, Associate Vice President for Administration and Associate Treasurer, 1997. BS, University of Pennsylvania; M.BA, California State University, Fullerton.

Xiaoyu (Joanne) Zhang, Assistant Director of Information Technology/User Services, 1993. MA University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia; MA California State University, Los Angeles.

 

Faculty

 

++Rita Alcalá, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and Chicano Studies; Scripps College, 1995. BA University of Texas, El Paso; MA, PhD Candidate, University of Texas, Austin.

Ahmed Alwishah, Assistant Professor, Philosophy, 2009. BA, Baghdad University; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

William Anthes, Associate Professor of Art History, 2006. BFA, MA, University of Colorado; PhD, University of Minnesota.

Brent Armendinger, Assistant Professor, English & World Literature/Creative Writing, 2008. BA, Bard College; MFA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

*Jennifer A. Armstrong, Associate Professor of Biology, 2003. BS, New Mexico State University; PhD, University of California, San Diego.
Genetics, cell and molecular biology; chromatin dynamics and gene regulation in the fruit fly.

David Bachman, Professor of Mathematics, 2004. BS, State University of New York at Binghamton; PhD, University of Texas, Austin.

Mita Banerjee, Professor of Psychology, 1992. BA, University of British Columbia; MA, University of Michigan; PhD, University of Michigan.
Emotional development, children’s folk theories, relationship between conceptual knowledge and social adjustment, peer relationships, family and divorce.

William T. Barndt, Assistant Professor, Political Studies, 2013. BA, Colby College; MA, PhD, Princeton.

+Dipannita Basu, Professor of Sociology and Black Studies, 1995. BS, University of London, Chelsea College; PhD, Manchester University, Manchester Business School. Research Associate, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Polytechnic; Research Associate, Center for Race and Ethnic Relations, Warwick University; Lecturer, Liverpool Polytechnic, Manchester Business School.

Jill K. Benton, Professor Emerita of English, 1984. BA, University of California, Riverside; MA, PhD, University of California, San Diego.

Michelle Berenfeld, John A. McCarthy Assistant Professor of Classics, 2010. MA, PhD, New York University.

Timothy Berg, Associate Professor of Art, 2008. BA, University of Colorado, Boulder; MFA, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.

**Betty Bernhard, Professor of Theatre, 1984. BA, Western Michigan University; MS, PhD, University of Oregon.

Sumangala Bhattacharya, Associate Professor of English and World Literature, 2006. AB, Smith College; MA, University of North Texas; PhD, University of Southern California.

*Kersey A. Black, Professor of Chemistry, 1986. BS, San Diego State University; PhD, University of Oregon. Postdoctoral  Fellow, Institut de Chimie Organique, Universite de Lausanne; Visiting Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University and University of Oregon.
Computational investigation of chemical reactivity and reactive intermediates; development of software for chemical education.

James B. Bogen, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, 1967. BA, Pomona College; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

Alicia Bonaparte, Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2008. BA, Spelman College; MA, PhD, Vanderbilt University.

Thomas Borowski, Coordinator, 5-C Neuroscience Program/Assistant  Professor of Neuroscience. BA, University of Winnipeg; MSc, PhD, University of Saskatchewan.

Harvey J. Botwin, Professor Emeritus of Economics, 1967. BA, MA, University of Miami; MA, Princeton University.

Nigel Boyle, Associate Dean for Global Local Programs; Director, I-GLAS, and I-GLAS Chair in Political Studies, 1992. BA, Liverpool University; MA, Virginia Tech; PhD, Duke University. SSRC and American Council of Learned Societies Doctoral Fellow; Instructor, Duke University; Lecturer, Junior Dean and Teaching Fellow, University College, Oxford; Fulbright Scholar, University of Landau, Germany.
European and comparative politics; the welfare state; labor unions.

++Raymond Buriel, Harry S. and Madge Rice Thatcher Professor of Psychology and Professor of Chicano/a Latino/a Studies4, Pomona College, 1977. BA, MA, PhD, University of California, Riverside.

++Jose Z. Calderón, Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Chicano Studies, 1991. BA, University of Colorado; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Lecturer, Aims College and the University of Northern Colorado.

Emily Chao, Professor of Anthropology,  1996. BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA, New School for Social Research; PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

*Melissa J. Coleman, Associate Professor of Biology, 2006. BS Samford University; PhD, The University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Neurobiology, neurophysiology, neural basis of behavior, neural control of auditory- vocal learning in songbirds.

*Newton H. Copp, Professor of Biology, 1980. BA, Occidental College; MA, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara. Assistant Professor, University of Redlands. Animal behavior; vertebrate and invertebrate physiology; neurobiology.

*Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert, Associate Professor of Biology, 2000; Associate Dean of Faculty, Scripps, 2012. BA, Swarthmore College; PhD, Cornell University Medical College/Sloan-Kettering Institute.
Cell and Molecular Biology; pre-mRNA splicing in yeast.

Lewis J. Ellenhorn, Professor Emeritus, Psychology, 1966. BA, MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

*Clyde H. Eriksen, Professor Emeritus of Biology and Emeritus Director, Bernard Biological Field Station of The Claremont Colleges, 1967. BA, University of California, Santa Barbara; MS, University of Illinois; PhD, University of Michigan.

Roberta Espinoza, Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2012. BA, Pomona College; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

+Halford H. Fairchild, Professor of Psychology and Black Studies, 1993. BA, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, California State University, Los Angeles; MA, PhD, The University of Michigan.
Social psychology; African American psychology; intergroup and race relations, survey research.

Paul Faulstich, Professor of Environmental Analysis, 1991. BA, Pitzer College; MA, Stanford University; PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Cultural ecology; ecological design; the ecology of expressive culture; Aboriginal Australia.

Maya Federman, Professor of Economics, 1998. BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MA, PhD Harvard University.
Labor economics, education, public finance.

*Patrick M. Ferree, Assistant Professor of Biology, 2010. BS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; MS, Wake Forest University; PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Genetics, molecular biology, and early development of Drosophila (fruit flies) and Nasonia (jewel wasps); chromosome structure and evolution; host-pathogen interactions.

+Lorn S. Foster, Charles and Henrietta Johnson Detoy Professor of American Government and Professor of Politics, Pomona College, 1978. BA, California State University, Los Angeles; AM, PhD, University of Illinois.

Carmen Fought, Professor of Linguistics, 1998. BA, MA, Stanford University; PhD, University of Pennsylvania.
Phonology; bilingual language acquisition; sociolinguistics.

*Anthony F. Fucaloro, Professor of Chemistry, 1974. BS, Polytechnic University; PhD, University of Arizona. Postdoctoral  Research Associate, New Mexico State University and University of New Orleans.
Molecular spectroscopy, especially luminescence; electron impact.

David Furman, Professor of Art Emeritus, 1973. BA, University of Oregon; MFA, University of Washington.

++Javier Galvez, Instructor of Dance, 1968. BA, Pomona College; Universidad Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.

*Sarah E. Gilman, Assistant Professor of Biology, 2010. BS, Stanford University; PhD., University of California, Davis.
Marine ecology; invertebrate biology; climate change ecology; biophysical ecology; population biology.

Stephen L. Glass, John A. McCarthy Professor Emeritus of Classics, 1964. BA, Pomona College; MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania.

Glenn A. Goodwin, Professor Emeritus, Sociology, 1969. BA, State University of New York, Buffalo; PhD, Tulane University.

+++Sharon Goto, Professor of Psychology and Asian American Studies, Pomona College, 1995. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., PhD., University of Illinois.

*Scot A. C. Gould, Professor of Physics, 1991. AB, Middlebury College; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Surface physics; scanning probe microscopy; polymers; fluidized cracking catalysts; image processing; physics of sports.

Judith V. Grabiner, Flora Sanborn Pitzer Professor of Mathematics, 1985. BS, University of Chicago; MA, PhD, Harvard University. Woodrow Wilson Fellow; National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow; American Council of Learned Societies Fellow; National Science Foundation Research Grant; National Science Foundation Faculty Professional Development Fellowship; Professor of History, California State University, Dominguez Hills; Visiting Scholar, University of Leeds, England; Visiting Scholar, University of Edinburgh, Scotland; Visiting Scholar, Department of History, Cambridge University.
History of mathematics and science.

Allen J. Greenberger, Professor Emeritus, History, 1966. BA, MA, PhD, University of Michigan.

*Daniel A. Guthrie, Professor Emeritus, Biology, 1964. BA, Amherst College; MA, Harvard University; PhD, University of Massachusetts.

*David E. Hansen, Weinberg Family Dean of Science and Roberts Fellow, 2009. ScB, Brown University; PhD, Harvard University. National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award.
Bioorganic chemistry, design and synthesis of self-assembling organic nanostructures.

+Laura A. Harris, Professor of English and World Literature and Black Studies, 1997. BA, San Diego State University; MA, PhD, University of California, San Diego.

*Mary E. Hatcher-Skeers, Sidney J. Weinberg, Jr. Chair in Natural Sciences; Professor of Chemistry, 1998. BA, University of California, San Diego; MS, San Francisco State University; PhD, University of Washington. NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brandeis University.
Applications of nuclear resonance spectroscopy in determining the structure of DNA and other biological macromolecules.

Leah Herman, Instructor in English Language, 1994. BA, MA, University of California, Riverside; Academic Director for International Scholars Program.

Geoffrey Herrera, Fletcher Jones Professor of Political Studies, 2010. MA, PhD, Princeton University.

Melinda Herrold-Menzies, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, 2005. PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

Tessa Hicks Peterson, Associate Vice President, CEC and Assistant Professor in Urban Studies, 2006. PhD., Claremont Graduate University.

Melissa Hidalgo, Assistant Professor of English and World Literature, 2011. BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA, University of Chicago; PhD, University of California, San Diego.

*James Conway Higdon, Professor of Physics, 1987. BA, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Research Associate, Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Fellow of the American Physical Society. Astrophysics, fluid dynamics, biophysics.

Todd Honma, Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies, 2012. BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, PhD, University of Southern California.

**Arthur Horowitz, Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance, Pomona College,2004. B.A., Hofstra University; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

Jim Hoste, Professor of Mathematics, 1989. AB, MA, University of California, Berkeley; PhD, University of Utah. National Science Foundation Postdoctoral  Fellow, Couront Institute, New York University; Hill Assistant Professor, Rutgers University; Assistant Professor, Oregon State University; Visiting Assistant Professor, Pomona College; Visiting Scholar, University of Melbourne, Australia; Visiting Scholar, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, California; Visiting Scholar, University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI; Scholar-in-Residence, Pitzer College, 1999.
Low-dimensional topology, knot theory, computer applications to topology.

+Eric Hurley, Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies, Pomona College, 2007. B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville; M.A., Ph.D., Howard University.

Thomas L. Ilgen, Professor Emeritus, Political Studies, 1985. BA, Oberlin College; MA, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.

+Agnes Moreland Jackson, Professor Emerita of English and Black Studies, 1969. AB, University of Redlands; MA, University of Washington; PhD, Columbia University.

+Phyllis Jackson, Associate Professor of Art and Art History, 1993. BA, Reed College; MA, PhD, Northwestern University. Visiting Lecturer, Northwestern University; Visiting Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Carina L. Johnson, Associate Professor of History, 2002. PhD, University of California, Berkeley.
Spanish empire, gender, early modern Europe.

 Alan P. Jones, Professor of Psychology/Neuroscience, 1986. BS, University of Massachusetts;  MA, Princeton University; PhD, University of Massachusetts;  NIH Postdoctoral  Fellow, University of Colorado Medical School; Dean of Faculty, Pitzer College.
Development of control of appetitive behavior; effects of early nutritional and metabolic factors in development; neural and metabolic factors in the ontogeny of obesity.

Ethel Jorge, Professor of Spanish, 1999. BA, MA, Universidad de la Habana, Havana, Cuba; PhD, The Union Institute, Ohio.

Alexandra Juhasz, Professor of Media Studies, 1995. BA, Amherst College; Whitney Independent Studio Program; PhD, New York University; Mellon Postdoctoral  Fellow, Bryn Mawr College.
Documentary video production;  women’s film and feminist film theory. Azamat Junisbai, Assistant Professor, Sociology, 2009. BA, Kazakh State University, Kazakhstan; MA, PhD, Indiana University.

Azamat Junisbai, Assistant Professor, Sociology, 2009. BA, Kazakh State University, Kazakhstan; MA, PhD, Indiana University.

Timothy Justus, Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2012. BA, Case Western Reserve University; MA, Dartmouth; PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

Brian L. Keeley, Professor of Philosophy, 2000. BA, University of South Alabama; MSc, University of Sussex (UK); MA, PhD, University of California, San Diego. Philosophy of neuroscience; philosophy of mind; philosophy of science.

Tarrah Krajnak, Assistant Professor, Art, 2013. BA, Ohio Wesleyan University; MFA, University of Notre Dame.

Gina Lamb, Visiting Assistant Professor, Media Studies. BFA, San Francisco Art Institute; MFA, University of California, Los Angeles.

***Michael Deane Lamkin, Professor of Music, 1977. BME, MM, Baylor University; PhD, University of Iowa. Studied also at American Institute of Musical Studies, Freiburg, Germany and Graz, Austria. Assistant Professor, William Penn College; Professor and Head of Department of Music, Martin College; Visiting Professor of Voice, University of North Alabama; Orchestral Conductor  and Chorus Master, American Institute of Graz; Conducting Faculty, Classical Music Seminar, Eisenstadt, Austria; Conductor,  Opera School, Conservatory of Music, Munich. Recording for PBS and Bravo Cable Network and conducting-performances in West Germany, Austria and United States. Pitzer College Joint Music Program.

*Adam Landsberg, Professor of Physics, 1998. BA, Princeton University; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. Postdoctoral  Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology; Visiting Assistant Professor, Haverford College.
Nonlinear systems; pattern formation, bifurcation theory, chaos, Josephson Junctions.

**Thomas G. Leabhart, Resident Artist and Professor of Theatre, 1982. BA, Rollins College; MA, University of Arkansas; Ecole de Mime Etienne Decroux.

James A. Lehman, Professor Emeritus, Economics, 1981. BA, Davidson College; Thomas J. Watson Fellowship; MA, PhD, Duke University.

+Sidney Lemelle, Professor of History and Africana Studies, Pomona College,1986. BA, MA, California State University, Los Angeles; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Chair, Intercollegiate Department of Black Studies, The Claremont Colleges. African and African Diasporan History; Black Studies.

Jesse Lerner, Professor of Media Studies, 1998. BA, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, University of Southern California, PhD, Claremont Graduate University. Jacqueline Levering Sullivan, Assistant Professor in Writing Emerita, 1984. BA, University of Oregon; MA (Art), MA (English), California State University, Fullerton. Jeffrey C. Lewis, Associate Professor of Organizational Studies and Psychology, Director of Institutional Research, 1990. BA, University of California, Los Angeles; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Applied social psychology, organizational behavior, speech prosodics and social development.

Jacqueline Levering Sullivan, Assistant Professor of Writing, Emerita, 1984. BA University of Oregon; MA (Art), MA (English), California State University, Fullerton.

Jeffrey C. Lewis, Associate Professor of Organizational Studies, 1990. BA, University of Califiornia, Los Angeles; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Leah L. Light, Professor of Psychology, 1970. BA, Wellesley College; PhD, Stanford University. Lecturer, University of California, Riverside; Member of the Professional Staff, Southwest Regional Laboratory for Educational Research and Development, Inglewood.
Human memory and cognition; memory and aging.

**Sherry Linnell, Resident Designer and Professor of Theatre, Pomona College, 1975. BA, MFA, University of California, Irvine.

**Joyce Lu, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance, Pomona College, 2008. B.A., Occidental College; M.F.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

+++Ming-Yuen  S. Ma, Professor of Media Studies, 2001, BA, Columbia University; MFA, California Institute of the Arts.

Ronald K. S. Macaulay, Professor Emeritus of Linguistics, 1965. MA, University of St. Andrews; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

Leda Leitao Martins, Associate Professor, Anthropology,  2004. BA University of Brasilia; MA, PhD, Cornell University.

Ntongela Masilela, Professor Emeritus of Creative Studies, 1989. BA, MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

*Margaret  Mathies, Professor of Biology Emerita, 1965. BA, Colorado College; PhD, Case Western Reserve University.

Stuart McConnell, Professor of History, 1987. BA, University of Michigan; MA, PhD, Johns Hopkins University. Teaching Fellow, Andrew Mellon Fellow, Johns Hopkins University.
American social/cultural history; labor history; Victoriana, nationalism, media history; Civil War and Reconstruction.

Jessica McCoy, Associate Professor of Art, 2006. BS, MA, MFA, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

*Donald A. McFarlane, Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, 1991. BSc, University of Liverpool; MSc, Queens University of Belfast; PhD, University of Southern California. Evolutionary ecology; biography; late Quaternary paleoecology and extinctions. Kathryn Miller, Professor of Art, 1993. BSc, George Washington University; MA, Sonoma State University; MFA, University of California, Santa Barbara. Sculpture/environmental art; drawing.

Kathryn Miller, Professor  Emerita of Art, 1993. BSc, George Washington University; MA, Sonoma State University; MFA, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Sheryl F. Miller, Professor of Anthropology  and Distinguished Teaching Chair in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology,  1969. BA, Occidental College; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. National Science Foundation and Ford Foundation Fellowships.
African archaeology; world prehistory; human evolution; African and Native American ethnography; cultural ecology; ethnic arts.

*John Milton, Professor of Biology, Kenan Chair in Computational  Neuroscience, 2004. BS, PhD, MDCM, FRCPC, McGill University. Associate Professor, The University of Chicago; Adjunct Professor Physiology, McGill University; Adjunct Professor of Biology, Keck Graduate Institute.
Computational neuroscience, motor control, development of expertise.

David S. Moore, Professor of Psychology, 1989. BA, Tufts University; MA, PhD, Harvard University; Harvard University Social Science Dissertation Fellow; National Research Service Postdoctoral  Fellow, The City University of New York.
Sensory integration in infancy; cognitive development; categorization in infancy; neonatal behavior; electrophysiological methods in the study of infant perception; perception of numerosity in infancy.

*J. Emil Morhardt, Professor of Biology , 1996. BA, Pomona College; PhD, Rice University; Professor, Assistant Professor, University of Washington.
Vertebrate ecology and physiology; environmental management.

R. Lee Munroe, Research Professor of Anthropology,  1964. PhD, Harvard University.

*Stephen A. Naftilan, Kenneth Pitzer Professor of Physics, 1981. BS, University of Chicago; PhD, Case Western Reserve University. Instructor, University of Southern California and El Camino College.
Binary stars; stellar atmospheres.

Peter M. Nardi, Professor of Sociology; Emeritus, 1975. BA, University of Notre Dame; MA, Colgate University; PhD, University of Pennsylvania.

Lance Neckar, Professor of Environmental Analysis, Chair and Director of the Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability, 2012. BA, Cornell University, MALA, University of Wisconsin, Madison; MLA,, Harvard University.

++Gilda Ochoa, Professor of Sociology and Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, Pomona College, 1997. BA, University of California, Irvine; MA, PhD University of California, Los Angeles.

Jenifer Onstott, Instructor in English Language, 1985 BA, University of California, Santa Barbara; MA, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; MS, California State University, Fullerton. Academic Director, Pitzer Bridge Program. Second/foreign  language pedagogy, critical pedagogy in language learning, community-based education, debate for international students, academic writing. Harmony O’Rourke, Assistant Professor, African History, 2009. BA, Macalester College; PhD candidate, Harvard University.

++Adrian D. Pantoja, Professor of Political Studies and Chicano Studies, 2006. BA, University of San Francisco; MA, PhD, Claremont Graduate University.

+++Joseph D. Parker, Professor of International and Intercultural Studies, 1989. BA, Occidental College; MA, PhD, Harvard University. Visiting Assistant Professor, Stanford University; Assistant Professor, Bucknell University; Visiting Instructor, Carleton College. ; Adjunct Professor, CGU; Lecturer, Department of Liberal Studies, California State University, Los Angeles.
Transnational feminism and gender studies; subaltern studies; neocolonialism and postcolonial studies; globalization and the War on Terror; Orientalism and cultural imperialism; democracy and citizenship; Critical Whiteness Studies; Critical Masculinity Studies; Asian American Studies; East Asian cultural history; East Asian religion; Asian and indigenous sciences; critiques of Eurocentric science and objectivism; critical theory; postmodern social change; open plan field studies; ethico-politics of knowledge; interdisciplinarity  and social justice; feminist pedagogy.

Lissa Petersen, Instructor in Academic Writing , Emerita. 1977. BA Northwestern University; MA, Harvard University. Director, English for Graduate Studies Program, Claremont Graduate University.

Susan Phillips, Academic Director, Pitzer Program in Ontario/Associate  Professor of Environmental Analysis, 2002. BA, California State University, Dominguez Hills; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

*Robert P. Pinnell, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 1966. BS, California State University, Fresno; PhD, University of Kansas.

*Thomas Poon, Professor of Chemistry, 2000; BS, Fairfield University; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.
Zeolite host-guest chemistry, synthetic methodology,  reactions of singlet oxygen.

Suyapa Portillo Villeda, Assistant Professor of Chicano/a Latino/a Transnational Studies, 2012. BA, Pitzer College; PhD, Cornell University.

*Marion R. Preest, Pritzker Family Foundation Chair; Professor of Biology, 1999. BS, Otago University, New Zealand; MS, PhD, Cornell University.
Physiology and ecology of animal energetics; thermal biology of terrestrial ectotherms; osmoregulatory physiology; herpetology; muscle physiology.

**Leonard C. Pronko, Professor of Theatre, 1957. BA, Drury College; MA, Washington University; PhD, Tulane University.

*Kathleen L. Purvis-Roberts, Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2001; Associate Dean of Faculty, Pitzer College, 2013. BS, Westmont College; MA, PhD, Princeton University; Postdoctoral  Fellow, National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Chemistry of urban air pollution, primarily aerosols; public policy aspects of air pollution.

+Rita Roberts, Associate Professor of History and Black Studies, Scripps College, 1987. BS, Southern Illinois University; MA, University of California, Berkeley; PhD, University of California, Berkeley. American history and Black Studies.

*Colin Robins, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, 2012. BA, Macalester College; MS, Oregon State University; PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Applications of soil science research to challenges In geomorphology, plant ecology, and environmental science.

Norma Rodriguez, Peter and Gloria Gold  Professor of Psychology, 1991. BA, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin. Ford Foundation Postdoctoral  Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles. Associate Dean of Faculty, Pitzer College.
Latino mental health, acculturation and cultural adjustment

Kathryn S. Rogers, Professor Emerita of Organizational Studies, 1986. BA, Smith College; MA, Columbia University; PhD, Washington University, St. Louis. National Institute of Education Training Fellowship; Lecturer, University of Missouri, St. Louis; Consultant, Educational Planning Associates, Inc.; Senior Administrator, Cemsel, Inc.; Legal and Public Affairs Staff, Peabody Coal Company; Senior Associate, Center for Study of Data Processing, Washington University, St. Louis; Research Associate, IBM, Los Angeles Scientific Center. Organization theory; inter- organizational networks; business, nonprofit and public organizations; organizations and the public policy environment; corporate responsibility.

Ronald G. Rubin, Professor of The History of Ideas, 1971. BA, Amherst College; MA, PhD, Cornell University. Teaching Assistant, Instructor, Cornell University; Woodrow Wilson Fellow.
History of early modern philosophy; history of early modern science; philosophy of science; philosophy of mind.

*David E. Sadava, Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1972. BS, Carleton University; PhD, University of California, San Diego.

Barry Sanders, Professor Emeritus of History of Ideas, 1972. BA, University of California, Los Angeles; MA, PhD, University of Southern California.

*Babak Sanii, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2012. BS, M.Engl, Cornell University; MS, PhD, University of California, Davis.
Experimental physical chemistry; self-assembly and bio-inspired folding of soft materials.

Brinda Sarathy,  Associate Professor, Environmental Analysis/International Intercultural Studies, 2007. BA, McGill University; MS, PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

*Lars Schmitz, Assistant Professor of Biology, 2012. Vordiplom, Diplom, University of Bonn, Germany; PhD, University of California, Davis.
Functional and evolutionary vertebrate morphology; paleobiology; evolution of vertebrate vision.

Albert Schwartz, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, 1965. BA, Hunter College; MA, Ohio State University.

Daniel A. Segal, Jean Pitzer Professor of Anthropology  and History, 1986; Director, Center for Social Inquiry, 2008. BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Chicago; PhD, University of Chicago.
The Caribbean; post-Columbian world history; the social construction  of race.

Harry A. Senn, Professor Emeritus, French. 1970. BA, MA, University of Minnesota; PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

Andrea M. Scott, Assistant Professor and Director of the Writing Center, 2013. BA, Mills College; MA, PhD, University of Chicago.

Susan C. Seymour, Professor Emerita of Anthropology, 1974. BA, Stanford University; PhD, Harvard University.

+Marie-Denise Shelton, Professor of French and Black Studies, Claremont McKenna College, 1977; Chair, Intercollegiate Department of Black Studies, 1993. BA, MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

Sharon Nickel Snowiss, Professor of Political Studies, 1969, Avery Fellow, Claremont Graduate University, 1988. AB, University of California, Berkeley; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Research Assistant, Science and Technology, Inc.; Postgraduate Research Assistant, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Los Angeles; Teaching Associate, University of California, Los Angeles.
Political philosophy, including ancient, modern and contemporary, as well as comparisons of Eastern and Western thought; futurology, including forecastings, science fiction, altered states of consciousness, social and philosophical impact of technology, genetic engineering; French literature and politics; feminist political thought; mind/body  healing and Qi Gong.

++Maria Gutierrez de Soldatenko, Associate Professor of Chican@/Latin@ Transnational Studies, 1998. BA, MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Gender, race and class; feminist theory; women and economic development. Erich Steinman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, 2007. BA, Augustana College; MA, PhD, University of Washington.

Erich Steinman, Associate Professor of Sociology, 2007. BA, Augustana College; MA, PhD, University of Washington.

Emma Stephens, Associate  Professor of Economics, 2007. BSc, McGill University; MA, PhD, Cornell University.

Claudia Strauss, Professor of Anthropology,  2000. BA, Brown University; MA, PhD, Harvard University. Cognitive anthropology; psychological anthropology; language, culture and society; race/class/gender variation in the U.S.; social theory and culture theory; anthropology of policy.

Ann H. Stromberg, Professor of Sociology Emerita, 1973. BA, Pomona College; MA, Columbia University; PhD, Cornell University. Director of Summer Study Abroad Program: Health and Healthcare in Costa Rica.

John D. Sullivan, Professor of Political Studies, Emeritus, 1975. BA, MA, San Francisco State College; PhD, Stanford University.

++Tomas F. Summers Sandoval Jr., Assistant Professor of History and Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, Pomona College, 2006. B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

Ruti Talmor, Assistant Professor of Media Studies, 2011. BA, MA, PhD, New York University.

*Zhaohua (Irene) Tang, Professor of Biology, 2001. BS, State University of New York at Stony Brook; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles; Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology; Research Fellow, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope.
Cell and molecular biology, biochemistry; cell cycle control in yeast.

**James Taylor, Professor of Theatre, 1991. BA, Colorado College; MFA, Southern Methodist University.

+++Hung Cam Thai, Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies, Pomona College, 2006. B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.

*Bryan C. Thines, Assistant Professor of Biology, 2011. BS, State University of New York, Plattsburgh; PhD, Washington State University.
Molecular biology; functional genomics; circadian rhythms and environmental responses in plants.

KaMala Thomas, Assistant Professor, Psychology, 2009. BA, MA, Cal State, San Bernardino; MA; MS, MPH, PhD, San Diego State University.

*Diane Thomson, Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, 2004. BS, University of Arizona, PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Conservation biology, population modeling, ecology of biological invasions, plant ecology and plant/pollinator  interactions.

++Miguel Tinker-Salas, Arango Professor of Latin American History and Professor of History and Chicano/a Studies, 1993. BA. MA, PhD University of San Diego, California.

Lako Tongun, Associate Professor of International and Intercultural Studies and Political Studies, 1988. BA, St. Mary’s College of California; MA, PhD, University of California, Davis. Lecturer, University of California, Davis and California State University, Sacramento.
African and third-world  politics; political economy, developmental economics (Third World).

++Maria Aguiar Torres, Dean of Students, Chicano Studies Center, The Claremont Colleges and Visiting Professor in Spanish, 1976. BA, University of California, Riverside; MA, New Mexico State University; PhD candidate, Claremont Graduate University.

Laura Skandera Trombley, President; Professor of English and World Literature, 2002. BA, MA, Pepperdine University; PhD, University of Southern California.

+++Richard N. Tsujimoto, Professor Emeritus, Psychology, 1973. BA, Stanford University; PhD, State University of New York, Stony Brook.

Rachel VanSickle-Ward, Associate Professor of Political Studies, 2007. BA, Pitzer College; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

Rudi Volti, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, 1969. BA, University of California, Riverside; MA, PhD, Rice University.

Albert Wachtel, Professor of English, 1974. BA, Queens College; PhD, State University of New York, Buffalo. NDEA Fellow in English; Instructor, Assistant to the Dean, State University of New York, Buffalo; Fellow, Creative Arts Institute, Berkeley; Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara; Visiting Professor, Conference in Modern Europe, State University of New York, Buffalo; Danforth Associate; NEH Fellow, Summer Institute on Tragedy, Dartmouth.
Joyce; Shakespeare; epic and scripture; fiction; tragedy; theory of literature; 20th-century novel.

Andre Wakefield, Professor of History, 2002. PhD, University of Chicago.
Modern Germany, environmental, science and technology.

Dana Ward, Professor Emeritus of Political Studies, 1982. BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA, University of Chicago; M.Phil., PhD, Yale University;

*Anna G. Wenzel, Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2006. BS, University of California, San Diego; PhD, Harvard University.
Catalysis, asymmetric synthetic methodology.

*Emily Wiley, Associate Professor of Biology, 2002. BA, Western Washington University; PhD, University of Washington; Visiting Assistant Professor, Mt. Holyoke College; Post-doctoral research associate, University of Rochester.
Molecular biology; genetics; chromatin structure in the ciliate Tetrahymena.

*Branwen Williams, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, 2011. BS, University of Guelpth, Guelpth, ON; MS, University of Quebec at Montreal; PhD, Ohio State University.
Paleoceanographic reconstructions on recent timescales from marine climate archives.

*Burke Scott Williams, Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2003. BS, Harvey Mudd College; PhD, University of Washington, Seattle; NATO-NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship, Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands; Postdoctoral  Fellowship, University of North Carolina.
Fundamental late-metal organometallic chemistry, mechanisms of basic organometallic reactions.

+++Linus Yamane, Professor of Economics, 1988. BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MA, M.Phil, PhD, Yale University. Visiting Associate Professor, Wellesley College; Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard University; Shimomura Fellow, Japan Development Bank; Lecturer, Yale University; Research Associate, World Bank; Technical Associate, AT&T Bell Laboratories; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research.
Macroeconomics, Japanese economy, econometrics, labor economics.

+++Kathleen Yep, Associate Professor, Sociology and Asian American Studies, 2004. BA, MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

*Andrew W. Zanella, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 1975. AB, Cornell University; PhD, Stanford University.

Phil Zuckerman, Professor of Sociology, 1998. BA, MA, PhD, University of Oregon.
Sociology of religion, sex and religion, altruistic deviance.

* Joint appointment with Claremont McKenna College and Scripps College.

** Appointment in Theatre, a five-college program based at Pomona College.

*** Joint appointment with Claremont McKenna, Scripps and Harvey Mudd Colleges.

+ Faculty teaching in the Intercollegiate Program of Africana Studies.

++ Faculty teaching in the Intercollegiate Program of Chicano/a Latino/a Studies.

+++ Faculty teaching in the Intercollegiate Program of Asian American Studies.