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Pitzer College    
 
    
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 Pitzer Catalog

Trustees, Administration and Faculty



Board of Trustees Officers

Harold Brown, Chair
Donald P. Gould, Vice Chair
Melvin L. Oliver, President
Yuet Lee, Treasurer and Vice President for Administration
Lori Yoshino, Associate Treasurer
Mia Alonzo, Controller
Melanie Lacy, Secretary

Members of the Board of Trustees

Bridget Baker ‘82

               Founder and Principal, Baker Media Inc.

Thomas Brock ‘83

               Commisioner, NCER

Harold A. Brown

               Chair of the Board; Partner, Gang, Tyre, Ramer& Brown, Inc.

Timothy Campos ‘10

                Director of Recruitment Programs, Art Center College of Design

Steven Chang ‘83

                Managing Director, State Street Bank & Trust Co.

Robert W. Fairbairn P’16, P’18

                Senior Managing Director, BlackRock, Inc.

Stuart Finkelstein P’16

                Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Ruett Foster ‘81

               Reverend, Community Bible Church

Wendy Glenn ‘75

                Attorney at Law

Donald P. Gould

                President & Chief Investment Officer, Gould Asset Management LLC

Susan Kessler P’16

                Art Consultant

Jill A. Klein P’15

                Executive in Residence, Department of Information Technology,  American University

David Brady Levin ‘90

                President & Principal, Levin Realty Advisors, LLC

Charles Mangum P’19

                Chief Investment Officer, Baylon Capital

Lori O’Hollaren ‘90

                Associate Director, Global Studies Institute, University of Oregon

Melvin L. Oliver, PhD

               President, Pitzer College

Shana Passman P’04, P’08 (on leave)

                Beverly Hills, California

Kenneth R. Pitzer

                Senior Vice President, Product Strategy and Commercial Planning, Theravance Biopharma, Inc.

Douglas Price ‘80

                President, Price Brothers

Susan S. Pritzker P’93

                Chicago, Illinois

Robert Redford

                Santa Monica, California

Jonathan Reingold P’18

                Bellevue, Washington

Alissa Okuneff Roston ‘78 & P’06

                Beverly Hills, California

William D. Sheinberg ‘83 & P’12

                Partner, The Bubble Factory

Shahan Soghikian ‘80

               Managing Director, Panorama Capital

Eugene P. Stein

                La Canada, California

Tracy McDonald Tindle ‘82         

               Bend, Oregon

Charlie Woo (on leave 2015 -16)

                CEO, Megatoys

Phoebe A. Wood P’19

               Principal, Companies Wood

 

Emeriti Trustees

Hirschel B. Abelson P’92

                President, Stralem & Company, Inc.

Robert H. Atwell

                Former President, Pitzer College

Eli Broad P’78

                The Broad Foundations

William G. Brunger, P’01

                Principal, Brunger Consulting, LLC

Susan G. Dolgen P’97

Wood River Ventures

Patricia G. Hecker P’76

                St. Louis, Missouri

Deborah Bach Kallick ‘78

                Vice President, Government & Industry Relations, Cedars-Sinai Health System

Marilyn Chapin Massey, PhD

                Former President, Pitzer College

Arnold Palmer

                Vice President - Investments, Western International Securities

Murray Pepper, PhD

                President, Home Silk Properties, Inc.

Edith L. Piness, PhD

 Secretary to the Board, California Missions Foundation

Russell M. Pitzer, PhD

                Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Chemistry, The Ohio State University

Richard J. Riordan

                Former Mayor, City of Los Angeles

Margot Levin Schiff P’90, P’95

                Chicago, Illinois

Laura Skandera Trombley, PhD

                Former President, Pitzer College

Deborah Deutsch Smith, PhD ‘68

                Professor of Special Education & Director, IRIS-West, Claremont Graduate University

Lisa Specht

                Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

 Administration

Catherine Acosta, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, 2003. BA, Pitzer College.

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

Lourdes Arguelles, Academic Director for Pitzer in Ontario, 2016. (see Faculty)

Laurie Babcock, Associate Director of Communications, 2003. BA, University of Redlands.

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.

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

Brenda Bolinger, Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations and Advancement Communications, 2012. BA, Whitworth College.

Thomas Borowski, Academic Director for the Intercollegiate Neuroscience Program, 2004. (See Faculty). 

Nigel Boyle, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, 1992. (See Faculty).

Kyle Butts, Associate Director of Information Technology for Technical  Services and End User Support, 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.

Raven Carnes, Assistant Director of Advancement Services, 2012. BA, University of California, San Diego; MA, San Diego State University.

Kirsten Carrier, Director of Residential Life and Summer Programs, 2014. BA, University of Wisconsin, Madison; MS, Indiana 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 and Media Relations, 2009. BS, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Tressi Mehana Chun, Assistant Director of Residential Life, 2001. BA, University of La Verne.

Jonathan Cortez, Finance Director, 2015. BS, University of Santo Tomas, Manila.

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

Marco Antonio Cruz, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment, 2015. BA, University of California, Davis; MA, Santa Clara University.

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.

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

Roberta Espinoza, Interim Director for the Institute for Global/Local Action and Study, 2006. (See Faculty)

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

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.

Jenna Gough, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, 2013. BA, University of La Verne

Sandy Hamilton, Senior Administrator for the Institute for Global/Local Action and Study (IGLAS) and Associate Director for Fellowships and Scholarships, 1987.  BA, Pitzer College; MA, Claremont Graduate University.

Cristi Hendry, Director of Prospect Research and Management, 2016. BA, University of California, Riverside; MA, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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

Dan Hirsch, Associate Dean of Students for Campus Life, 2015. BA, Carleton College, ME, University of Southern California.

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.

Kara Moore, Director of Financial Aid, 2017. BA, University of La Verne.

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

Pam Jones-Tintle, Assistant Vice President for Development, 2011. BA, Loyola Marymount University; MA, University of Redlands.

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.

Victoria Martinsen, Senior Director of Parent Relations, 2015. BA, Scripps College; MAM, Carnegie Mellon University.

Janet Monell Schwing, Assistant Registrar, 2003.

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

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

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

Holly Preble, Senior Philanthropic Advisor, 2011. BA, California State University, Sacramento; MA, University of San Francisco; EdD, University of Southern California.

Brinda Sarathy, Director for the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability and Assistant Professor, 2003. (See Faculty)

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

Andrea Scott, Assistant Professor of Academic Writing and Director of The Writing Center, 2013.  (See Faculty) 

Alayna Session-Goins, Director of Student Activities and Orientation, 2013. BA, MEd, Azusa Pacific University.

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

Gabriella Tempestoso, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Academic Support Services, 2017. BA, University of La Verne; MA, University of La Verne; MA, Claremont Graduate University.

Bradley Tharpe, Director of Career Services, 2015. BA, Vanderbuilt University; MDiv, Wake Forest University.

Nancy Treser-Osgood, Senior Director of Alumni Relations, 2014. BA, Pomona College; MA, Claremont School of Theology.

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

Sandra Vasquez, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, 2017. BA, California State University, Northridge; MEd, University of Arkansas; EdD, University of Southern California.

Susan Warmbrunn, Assistant Director of Communications, 2011.

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

Linus Yamane, Associate Dean of Faculty and Director of Academic Advising, 2015. (See Faculty)

Santiago Ybarra, 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 Educational Technology 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, Associate Professor, Philosophy, 2009. BA, Baghdad University; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

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

Juanita Aristizabal, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, Literature and Culture/Spanish and Portuguese. 2014. BA, Universidad de Los Andes; MA, Yale University; MPh, Yale University; PhD, Yale University.

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

*Jennifer A. Armstrong,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 Emerita 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 Associate 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.

Menna Bizuneh, Assistant Professor of Economics, 2014. BA, Emory University; BS, Georgia Institute of Technology; MS University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; PhD, Georgia State University.

*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, Associate 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.

Nigel Boyle, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, 2015; 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 Emeritus 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.

*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, Interim Associate Dean for Global and Local Programs; Interim Director, Institute for Global/Local Action& Study, 2015; Associate Professor of Sociology, 2012. BA, Pomona College; MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley.

+Halford H. Fairchild, Professor Emeritus 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, Associate 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 Gilbert, Assistant Professor of Art, 2014. BA, Brown University; BFA, Rhode Island School of Design; MFA, University of Idaho.

*Sarah E. Gilman, Associate 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 Emeritus 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.

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

+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 Dean of Faculty, 2016; 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.

*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, 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, Associate Professor, Sociology, 2009. BA, Kazakh State University, Kazakhstan; MA, PhD, Indiana University.

Barbara Junisbai, Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies, 2016. BA, San Francisco State University; MIS, 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.

Jemma Lorenat, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2015. BA, San Francisco University; MA, City University of New York Graduate Center; PhD, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, and Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris

**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, 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.

Harmony O’Rourke, Associate Professor of History, 2009.  BA, Macalester College; AM, Harvard University; PhD, Harvard University

Jenifer Onstott, Instructor Emerita 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.

Muriel Poston, Professor of Environmental Analysis, 2012. BA, Stanford University; MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

*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, Professor of Chemistry, 2001; 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 Chair, 2013;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.

*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, Director, Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern CA Sustainability, 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.

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

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.

++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.

+++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.

*Nancy B.S. 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, 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.