THE FACULTY

 

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Yann Abdourazakou (2015)
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing

Adriana Aldana (2015)
Assistant Professor of Social Work

Terri Ares (2015)
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Hugo Asencio (2013)
Assistant Professor of Public Administration 
B.A., 2007, M.A., 2008, Ph.D., 2012, Auburn University.

Maria Avila (2014)
Assistant Professor of Social Work 
B.A., 1984, M.A., 1987, University of Chicago; Ph.D., 2012, National University.

B

Jacqueline Barab
Associate Professor of Mathematics

 

Kelli Y. Beard (2001)
Professor of Special Education
B.A., 1990, California State University, Long Beach; M.A., 1995, Pepperdine University; Ph.D., 1998, University of Oregon.

Mohsen Beheshti (2003)
Professor of Computer Science
B.S., 1985; M.S., 1986; Ph.D., 1992, University of Louisiana.

Bogdana Belu (2006)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., 1993, San Diego State University; M.A., 1997, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., 2003, Villanova University.

Corina Benavides Lopez (2013)
Assistant Professor of Chicana/Chicano Studies
B.A., 1996, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., 2000, Stanford University.

Orie Michael Berezan (2014)
Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing  

Shari Berkowitz (2014)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice 
B.A., 2004, Ph.D., 2010, University of California, Irvine.

Debra Best (2004)
Associate Professor of English
B.A., 1988, Pomona College; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 2000, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Antonia Boadi (2015)
Assistant Professor of Physics

Giacomo Bono (2014)
Assistant Professor of Psychology 
B.A., 1995, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., 1999, Ph.D., 2003, Claremont Graduate University.

Caroline Bordinaro (2004)
Associate Professor of the Library
B.M., 1995, California State University, Long Beach; M.L.I.S., 1997, San Jose State University.

David Bradfield (1982)
Professor of Music; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 1999
B.M., 1976, M.M., 1982, North Texas State University.

Daniel T. Brassell
Professor of Teacher Education

Cornelia Brentano (2007)
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
B.A. 1991, M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 2001, UC Irvine.

William David Brice (2014)
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing   
BBA, 1989, MBA, 1996, Ph.D., 2005, University of Hawaii.

Frederic Brulois (1985)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Bacc., 1967, Lycee Henri-IV; Lic. Maitr., D.E.A., 1971, 1972, 1973, University de Paris-VII; Ph.D., 1981, Stanford University.

Brant Burkey (2014)
Assistant Professor of Communications 
B.A., 1993, Sonoma State University; M.S. 1997, Ph.D., 2014, University of Oregon.

Michele Bury (2002)
Professor of Art and Design
B.F.A., 1992, Ecole Charpentier, France ; M.F.A., 2000, University of California, Los Angeles.

Heather Butler (2013)
Assistant Professor of Psychology 
B.A., 2003, M.A., 2006, California State University, San Marcos; Ph.D., 2013, Claremont Graduate University.

Theodore Byrne (2005)
Associate Professor of Public Administration
B.A., 1988, Seattle University; M.B.A., 1991, J.D., 1992, Pepperdine University; L.L.M., 2004, Loyola Law School.

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John C. Calhoun (1995)
Professor of the Library
B.A., 1963, Hendrix College; M.A., 1965, Ph.D., 1976, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; M.S.L.S., 1977, University of Illinois, Urbana.

Mary Lou Cappel (1985)
Professor of Kinesiology and Recreation; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Service Award, 2013
B.S., 1971, University of Missouri, Columbia; M.S., 1980, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ph.D., 1988, University of Southern California.

L. Mark Carrier (1998)
Professor of Psychology; CSU Dominguez Hills Outstanding Professor Award, 2011
B.A., 1988, M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 1994, University of California, San Diego.

Carole Casten (1982)
Professor of Kinesiology and Recreation; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Service Award, 2014.
B.A., 1972, M.S., 1975, Purdue University; Ph.D., 1983, University of Southern California.

C. Randolph Cauthen (2005)
Professor of English
B.A., 1983, Pomona College; M.A., 1989, Syracuse University; Ph.D., 1999, University of Louisville.

Kirti Celly (2001)
Professor of Marketing
B.A. 1983, M.A., 1985, University of Bombay; Ph.D., 1992, University of Southern California.

Kathleen Chai (2009)
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
B.A., 1990, M.S., 1993 CSU Dominguez Hills; Ph.D., 2006, Claremont Graduate University.

Wing Nam Joyce Chan (2013)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology 
B.A., 2004, Macalester College; M.A., 2007, Louisiana State University; Ph.D., 2011, Ohio State University.

Amlan Catterjee (2015)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Marisela Chavez (2005)
Associate Professor of Chicana/o Studies
A.B., 1994, Occidental College; M.A., 1997, Arizona State University; Ph.D., 2004, Stanford University.

Scott Cheatham (2013)
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Recreation 
B.A., 1997, California State University, Dominguez Hills; DPT, 2004, Chapman University.

Nancy Ann Cheever (2004)
Professor of Communications; Ph.D., 2010, Fielding Graduate University.
B.A., 1994, California State University, Dominguez Hills; M.A., 1999, California State University, Fullerton.

Chi-Wen Chen (2015)
Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management

Timothy S. Chin (2000)
Professor of English; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 2003
B.A., 1981, State University of New York, Buffalo; M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1992, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Anne Choi
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Hee Kwang Choi (2004)
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., 1990, University of Chicago; Ph.D., 2000, Boston University.

Natasa Christodoulidou (2007)
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
B.S., 1995, M.S., 1997, Arizona State University; M.B.A., 2001, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Ph.D., 2006, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Edward Kui-Ming Chu (1984)
Professor of Information Systems
B.A., 1976, University of Wisconsin, Madison; M.B.A., 1980, Roosevelt University; Ph.D., 1985, University of Southern California.

Helen Chun (2004)
Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., 1993, Smith College; Ph.D., 2002, University of California, Los Angeles.

Ximena Clara Cuicatl Cid (2015)
Assistant Professor of Physics

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Paula D'Amore (2004)
Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences
B.S., 1970, University of Vermont; M.S., 1976, State University of New York, Buffalo; Ph.D., 1984, University of California, Los Angeles.

Veronica D’ Aquino (2013)
Assistant Professor; Library Reference Department
MLS, 2009, San Jose State University.  

John Davis (1999)
Dean of the College of Education and Professor of Teacher Education
B.A., 1986, Howard University, Washington, D.C.; M.A., 1992, California State University, Dominguez Hills; Ph.D., 1999, University of Southern California.

Ramona Davis (1981)
Professor of Psychology
B.A., 1975, Lincoln University; M.A., 1977, Ph.D., 1980, University of Southern California.

Kara Ann Dellacioppa (2003)
Professor of Sociology
B.A., 1992, M.A., 1997, San Francisco State University; M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2001, University of California, Santa Barbara. 

William De Luca (1991)
Professor of Theatre Arts
B.S., 1972, M.A., 1974, Villanova University; M.F.A., 1979, Yale University.

Xuefei Deng
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management

Prakash Dheeriya (1991)
Professor of Accounting, Finance and Economics
B. Commerce, 1982, M.M.S., 1984, University of Bombay; Ph.D., 1987, University of North Texas.

David Dixon (2015)
Professor of Political Science

Miguel Dominguez (1989)
Professor of Modern Languages; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 1993
B.A., 1970, California State University, Los Angeles; M.A., 1973, Brown University; Ph.D., 1983, University of California, Los Angeles.

Michael Durand (1990)
Professor of Physics
B.Sc., 1971, M.Eng., 1978, University of Alberta, Edmonton; Ph.D., 1979, Cornell University. 

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Ryan Bowles Eagle (2013)
Assistant Professor of Communications
B.A., 2004, B.A., 2004, University of Southern California; M.A., 2005, University of York; M.A., 2009, Ph.D., 2011, Ph.D., 2013, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Catherine E. Earl
Professor, School of Nursing

Susan Einbinder (2007)
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., 1985, M.S., 1988, Ph.D., 1995, Columbia University.

Kirstin Lynne Ellsworth (2014)
Assistant Professor of Art and Design 
B.A., 1991, Butler University; M.A., 1995, M.A., 1999, Ph.D., 2005, Indiana University.

Nancy Erbe (2004)
Professor of Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
B.A., 1981, Metropolitan State University; J.D., 1985, University of Minnesota.

Michael Ernst (1998)
Professor of Kinesiology and Recreation
B.A., 1992, California State University, Dominguez Hills; M.S., 1995, University of Wyoming; Ph.D., 1998, Arizona State University.

Mary C. Esposito (2001)
Professor of Special Education
B.A., 1990, M.E., 1993, Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., 1999, University of Southern California

Mohammad Eyadat (2003)
Assistant Professor of Information Systems; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Service Award, 2009
B.S., 1984, Yarmouk University; M.S., 1994, University of Southern California; M.S., 1997, Ph.D., 2003, Claremont Graduate University.

 

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Salim Faraji (2005)
Associate Professor of Africana Studies
B.S.S., 1993, Penn State University; M.A., 2004, Ph.D., 2006, Claremont Graduate University.

Kathleen M. Fawver (2003)
Professor of History; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Service Award, 2010
B.A., 1990, M.A., 1992, Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., 2002, University of California, Riverside.

Farah Lee Fisher (1991)
Professor of Graduate Education; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 1993; CSU Dominguez Hills Outstanding Professor Award, 2000
B.A., 1969, Pacific Lutheran University; M.S., 1979, California State University, Long Beach; Ed.D., 1986, University of Southern California.

Lorna Fitzsimmons (2004)
Professor of Humanities
B.A., 1978, University of Texas at Dallas; M.S., 1980, East Texas State University; M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1994, University of Texas, Dallas.

Joseph D. Flanagan (2001)
Head Coach, Men's and Women's Soccer
B.S., 1992, California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Leena Furtado (1998)
Professor of Graduate Education
B.A., 1972, B.Ed., 1977, Calcutta University; M.A., 1975, Jadaupur University; Ph.D., 1996, Texas A&M University.

 

G

Michael Galant (2004)
Professor of Modern Languages
B.S., 1990, M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 1998, University of California, Los Angeles.

Justin Gammage (2014)
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
B.A., 2003, California State University, Dominguez Hills;
M.A. 2005, Temple University; Ph.D. 2011, Temple University

Kenneth Ganezer (1990)
Professor of Physics; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, 2005.
B.A., 1974, University of California, Berkeley; M.S., 1976, Ph.D., 1983, University of California, Los Angeles.

Janine Lynn Gasco (2001)
Professor of Anthropology; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, 2011
B.A., 1977, M.A., 1982, Ph.D., 1987, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Thomas J. Giannotti, Jr. (1990)
Professor of English
B.A., 1976, M.A., 1979, Ph.D., 1985, University of California, Riverside.

Linda Goldman (2015)
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Benito Gomez (2003)
Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., 1990, Alcala de Henares University; B.A., 1995, M.A., 1996, California State University, Dominguez Hills; M.A., 1997, California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., 2004, University of California, Los Angeles.

Gay Goss (1999)
Professor of Nursing
B.S., 1982, California State University, Stanislaus; M.S.N., 1984, Ph.D., 1995, University of California, San Francisco.

Mekada Graham (2008)
Professor of Social Work
B.A., 1981, Middlesex University; MSW, 1997, Ph.D., 2001, University of Hertfordshire.

Jonathon Grasse (2005)
Associate Professor of Music
B.M., 1985, California State University, Sacramento; M.A., 1995, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., 1999, University of California, Los Angeles.

Roger Green (2013)
Associate Professor of Nursing 
BSN, 1994, Curry College; MSN, 1997, University of Tampa; DNS, 2003, Rush University.

Brian Gregor (2013)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., 2003, Trinity Western University; Ph.D., 2009, Boston College.

Mary Groves (2013)
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., 1993, M.S., 2008, DOT., 2011, Loma Linda University.

 

H

Kamal Hamdan (2014)
Associate Professor of Teacher Education 
B.S., 1984, San Diego State University; M.A., 1994, California State University, Dominguez Hills; Ed.D., 2010, University of Southern California.

Jianchao Han (2002)
Professor of Computer Science
B.Eng., 1985, Harbin Institute of Technology, China ; M.Sc., 1988, Chinese Academy of Science; Ph.D., 2001, University of Waterloo, Canada.

Lee Hancock (2005)
Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Recreation
B.A., 1997, M.S., 2002, Ph.D., 2006, Arizona State University.

Jon Hauss (2002)
Professor of English; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 2009
B.A., 1983, California State University, Fresno; M.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1990, University of Washington.

Rodrick Hay (1996)

Interim Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs
Professor of Earth Sciences; CSU Dominguez Hills Outstanding Professor Award, 2004
B.S., 1978, Northern Arizona University; M.B.A., 1982, Santa Clara University; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1996, University of Arizona, Tucson.

Ivonne Heinze Balcazar (2003)
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., 1988, M.A., 1991, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., 2003, University of Kansas.

Tiffany Herbert (2004)
Professor and Psychologist, Student Health and Psychological Services
B.A., 1999, Loyola Marymount; M.A., 2002, Ph.D., 2004, California School of Professional Psychology.

Roderick A. Hernandez (2004)
Associate Professor of English
B.A., 1992, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 2001, Stanford University.

James E. Hill (2002)
Professor of Physics
B.S., 1990, State University of New York, Albany; Ph.D., 1995, University of Pennsylvania.

Gilah Hirsch
Professor of Art and Design

David Hoopes (2007)
Professor of Management and Marketing
B.A., 1977, Grinnel College; Ph.D., 1996, University of California, Los Angeles.

Yan-Hua Huang (2007)
Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., 1997, Chung-Shan Medical University; M.A., 2001, Ph.D., 2003, University of Southern California.

Maria Hurtado-Ortiz (1999)
Professor of Psychology; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 2008
B.A., 1992, M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 1997, University of California, Riverside.

Kimberly Huth (2014)
Assistant Professor of English 
B.A., 2003, Ithaca College; M.A., 2004, Ph.D., 2009, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Lisa A. Hutton (2002)
Professor of Teacher Education
B.A., 1985, M.Ed., 1986, Ed.D. 2002, University of California, Los Angeles.

Eric J. Hwang (2005)
Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., 1994, Chung Shan Medical University; M.S., 1999, Ph.D., 2003, State University of New York, Buffalo.

 

I

Antonia Issa Lahera (2012)
Associate Professor of Graduate Education
B.A., 1986, California State University, Long Beach; M.A., 1996, United States International University; Ed.D., 2003, University of Southern California  

 

J

Brian Jarrett (2015)
Professor of Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding

George A. Jennings (1987)
Professor of Mathematics
A.B., 1975, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., 1984, University of California, Los Angeles.

Andrea S. Johnson (2015)
Assistant Professor of History

Cynthia Johnson (1995)
Professor of Nursing; CSU, Dominguez Hills Excellence in Service Award, 2005
B.A., 1974, Marymount Manhattan College; M.S., 1976, Long Island University; Ed.D., 1984, Nova University; M.S., 1995, California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Matthew G. Jones (2002)
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., 1996, M.A., 1997, Ph.D., 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

K

Patricia L. Kalayjian (2003)
Interim Dean, Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1991, Duke University.

Jian-Yu Ke (2015)
Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management

Barbara L. Kennedy (2003)
Professor of Nursing
B.A., 1977, Bethany College; M.A., 1978, Adelphi University; BSN, 1993, Mount St. Mary's College; MSN, 1995, University of California, Los Angeles.

Heather J. Kertyzia (2015)
Assistant Professor of Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding

James Keville (2007)
Associate Professor of Art and Design
B.A., 1991, M.F.A., 1994, University of California, Los Angeles.

John Keyantash (2002)
Associate Professor of Earth Sciences
B.S., 1992, Oregon State University; M.S., 1997, M.S., 1998, Ph.D., 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Keunyeong (Karina) Kim (2015)
Assistant Professor of Communications

Karin E. Kram (2015)
Assistant professor of Biology

Pamela Krochalk (1990)
Professor of Health Sciences
B.A., 1965, California State University, Long Beach; M.A., 1968, Dr.. P.H., 1980, University of California, Los Angeles.

Elena Kulikov
Associate Professor of Public Administration
B.A, 1976, M.A., 1976, Moscow Pedagogical Institute, School of History; Ph.D., 1980, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences; M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2005, Syracuse University.

Saili S. Kulkarni (2015)
Assistant Professor of Special Education

Megumi Kuwabara (2014)
Assistant Professor of Child Development 
B.S., 2004, Ph.D., 2011, Indiana University.  

 

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Thomas Landefeld (1996)
Professor of Biology
B.A., 1969, Marietta College; M.S., 1971, Ph.D., 1973, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Michael Laurent (2013)
Associate Professor of Marital and Family Therapy 
B.A., 1980, M.S., 1985, California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., 1997, University of Southern California.

Jane Lee (2013)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
B.A., 2004, University of California, Irvine; M.A., 2007, Ph.D., 2011, University of Washington.

Donis L. Leonard (2000)
Professor of Theater Arts
B.A., 1990, Prairie View A&M University; M.F.A., 1998, Wayne State University.

Kelin Li (2015)
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Li-Lin Liu (2012)
Associate Professor of Accounting, Finance and Economics
B.A. 1987, Tunghai University; M.S., 1995, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D., 2007, Florida International University.

Jose Lopez-Morin (2001)
Professor of Chicano/Chicana Studies
B.A., 1989, California State University, Bakersfield; M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Sharrell Luckett (2013)
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts
B.A., 2002, Georgia State University; M.Ed., 2007, Kennesaw State University; Ph.D., 2012, University of Missouri, Columbia.

 

M

Wei Ma (2004)
Professor of the Library
B.A., 1983, Guangxi University; M.L.S., 1989, Wayne State University.

Janie MacHarg (1969)
Director of Student Health and Psychological Services
B.A., 1967, Scripps College; M.A., 1969, Columbia University; Ph.D., 1975, University of Southern California.

Angela Macias (2015)
Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies

Mitch Maki (2005)
Professor of Social Work
B.S., 1982, University of Southern California; M.S.W., 1984, University of Southern California; Ph.D., 1993, University of Southern California

Richard B. Malamud (1990)
Professor of Accounting, Finance and Economics; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 2000; CSU Dominguez Hills Outstanding Professor Award, 2014
B.A., 1974, University of California, Los Angeles; J.D., 1976, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles; L.L.M., 1979, New York University Graduate Law School.

Adrieanna Tuzzolino Mancillas (2002)
Professor of Graduate Education
B.A., 1992, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., 1996, Ph.D., 1998, California School of Professional Psychology.

Clarence Augustus Martin (2001)
Professor of Criminal Justice Administration
A.B., 1978, Harvard University; J.D., 1982, Duquesne University Law School; Ph.D., 1999, University of Pittsburgh.

H. Leonardo Martinez (1996)
Professor of Chemistry; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, 2007; CSU Dominguez Hills Outstanding Professor Award, 2008
B.Sc., 1986, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Columbia; M.S., 1989, Ph.D., 1993, University of California, San Diego.

Jose Martinez (2014)
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Finance and Economics
B.A., 1998, California State University, San Marcos; M.A., 2004, PH.D., 2007, University of California, San Diego.

Alexis Sharon McCurn (2014)
Assistant Professor of Sociology 
B.A., 2005, University of San Francisco; M.A., 2009, Ph.D., 2013, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Elexia Reyes McGovern (2015)
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Terrence McGlynn (2007)
Professor of Biology; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, 2011
A.B., 1993, Occidental College; Ph.D., 1999, University of Colorado.

Brendan A. McNulty (1997)
Professor of Earth Sciences; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, 2006
B.S., 1987, San Diego State University; M.S., 1990, Ph.D., 1994, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Caron Mellblom (1995)
Professor of Special Education; Dominguez Hills Excellence in Service Award, 2006
B.A., 1979, California State University, Fullerton; M.S., 1981, University of Wyoming; Ed.D., 1992, University of Northern Colorado.

Erin Merz (2014)
Assistant Professor of Psychology 
B.A., 2003, Miami University; M.A., 2008, MPH, 2013, Ph.D., 2014, San Diego State University; Ph.D., 2014, University of California, San Diego.

Jeb Middlebrook (2013)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., 2003, University of Minnesota; M.A., 2007, Ph.D., 2011, University of Southern California.

Christopher Monty (2007)
Associate Professor of History; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 2013
B.A., 1991, Ph.D., 2004, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., 1994, University of California, Riverside.

Jerry Dennis Moore (1991)
Professor of Anthropology; CSU Dominguez Hills Outstanding Professor Award, 2003; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, 2008
B.A., 1977, California State University, Stanislaus; Ph.D., 1985, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Stephen Moore (2005)
Associate Professor of Music
B.M., 1980, University of Rhode Island; M.M., 1983, Manhattan School of Music; Ph.D., 1992, Indiana University.

Dale Mueller (2004)
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., 1971, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S., 1974, California State University, Long Beach; Ed.D., 1998, Pepperdine University; MSN, 2003, St. Joseph's College of Maine.

Matthew Mutchler (2005)
Professor of Sociology; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, 2013
B.A., 1991, M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 1999, University of California, Santa Barbara.

N

Payman Nasr
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences

Siskanna Naynaha (2015)
Associate Professor of English

Susan Needham (1999)
Professor of Anthropology
B.A., 1989, California State University, Long Beach; M.A., 1996, Ph.D., 1996, University of California, Los Angeles.

Deandrea Nelson
Professor of Teacher Education

Hannah Nguyen (2015)
Assistant Professor of Human Services

Janet Niederman
Professor and Psychologist, Student Psychological Services

Thomas J. Norman (2009)
Associate Professor of Management; CSU Dominguez Hills Outstanding Professor Award, 2014
B.A, 1974, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; J.D., 1984, Southwestern University School of Law.

Anthony Normore (2007)
Professor of Special Education
B.A, 1983, Memorial University of Newfoundland; M.A., 1997, Universite Laval; Ph.D., 2007, University of Toronto.

 

O

Helen C. Oesterheld (2003)
Associate Professor of English
B.A., 1993, University of California, San Diego; M.A. 1995, American University; Ph.D. 2003, University of California Irvine.

Enrique Ortega (2012)
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
B.A., 2000, San Jose State University; M.A., 2003, University of Southern California, 2003; Ph.D., 2008, University of Southern California.

Irene Osisioma (2004)
Associate Professor of Teacher Education
B.S., 1982, M.S., 1989, Ph.D., 1995, University of Nigeria.

Lauren Outland (2007)
Assistant Professor of School of Nursing
B.A., 1981, University of Wisconsin; B.S., 1986, California State University, Los Angeles; MSN, 2007, California State University, Long Beach; M.P.H., 1993, Dr.P.H., University of California, Los Angeles.

 

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Jacqueline Padilla-Gamino (2014)
Assistant Professor of Biology 
B.S., 2001, Universidad Autonoma de Baja; M.S., California State University, Northridge; Ph.D., 2011, University of Hawaii.

Marie Palladini (2007)
Associate Professor of Public Administration; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 2014
B.S. 1975, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; J.D. 1984, Southwestern University School of Law

Jung-Sun Park (1999)
Professor of Asian-Pacific Studies
B.A., 1985, Yonsei University, Seoul; M.A., 1989, Ph.D., 1997, Northwestern University.

Sheela Pawar (2004)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., 1988, Case Western Reserve University; M.A., 1992, John Carroll University; Ph.D., 2002, Claremont Graduate University.

Keisha Paxton (2005)
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., 1995, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2001, DePaul University.

Maria Theresa Peralta (2004)
Associate Professor of Health Sciences
B.S., 1991, University of the Philippines ; M.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2004, University of Southern California.

Claudia Peyton (2002)
Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
B.S., 1980, Loma Linda University; M.S., 1985, University of Southern California; Ph.D., 2002, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Phu Phan (2013)
Associate Professor of Human Services 
B.A., 1991, MSW., 1997, Ph.D., 2003, University of Minnesota.

Thomas Philo (2006)
Associate Professor of the Library
B.A., 1976, Wayne State University; M.F.A., 1980, University of Southern California; M.L.I.S., 2005, San Jose State University.

Katy Pinto (2007)
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A, 1997, San Diego State University; M.A. 1999, Ph.D., 2006, UC Los Angeles.

Wai Yan Pong (2002)
Professor of Mathematics
B.Sc., 1993, Chinese University of Hong Kong; M.Sc., 1997, Ph.D., 1999, University of Illinois, Chicago.

 

Hamid Pourmohammadi (2005)
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
B.S., 1996, M.S., 1999, Tehran Polytechnic University; M.S., 2001, Ph.D., 2005, USC.

Jose Prado (2007)
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A, 1990, US Santa Barbara; M.A. 1997, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D., 2006, University of Southern California.

Fynnwin Prager (2015)
Assistant Professor of Public Administration

John Price (2005)
Professor of Physics
B.S., 1986, M.S., 1987, Ph.D., 1993, University of California, Los Angeles.

Vivian Price (2005)
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., 1971, Bryn Mawr College; M.A., 1973, University of Texas, Austin; Ph.D., 2000, University of California, Irvine.

Lihung Pu (2002)
Professor of Chemistry
B.S., 1995, Ph.D., 2001, University of California, Davis

 

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Kimberley Radmacher (2007)
Associate Professor of Human Development
B.S., 1992, Montana State University; M.A., 2002, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D., 2007, UC Santa Cruz.

Serban Raianu (2002)
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., 1980, M.S., 1981, Ph.D., 1992, University of Bucharest, Romania.

Nop Ratanasiripong (2012)
Assistant Professor of Nursing
BSN, 1994, Boromarajonani College of Nursing; MSN, 1998, Mahidol University  

Doris Ressl (2007)
Associate Professor of Dance
B.A., 1982, Columbia College; M.F.A., 1988, Smith College.

Fahimeh Rezayat (1989)
Professor of Information Systems
B.S., 1970, Tehran University; M.S., 1980, M.S., 1981, Western Michigan University; Ph.D., 1987, University of Virginia, Charlottesville.

A. Terry Richardson (1999)
Professor of Graduate Education
B.S., 1977, California State University, Hayward; M.A., 1979, Antioch University; Ed.D., 1987, University of San Francisco; M.A., 1995, University of California, Los Angeles.

Kenneth Rodriguez (2009)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., 2001, California State University, Dominguez Hills; M.S., 2005, Ph.D., 2007, Ohio State University

Monica Rosas-Baines (2001)
Professor and Psychologist, Student Health and Psychological Services
B.A., 1994, Loyola Marymount University; M.A., 1997, Ph.D., 1999, California School of Professional Psychology.

Brian Leonard Ruhe (2015)
Assistant Professor of Orthotics and Prosthetics

Salvatore James Russo (2013)
Assistant Professor of Political Science
B.A., 2002, Tulane University; JD, 2005, Fordham University School of Law; M.A., 2011, Ph.D., 2013, University of Mississippi.

 

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Hamoud Salhi (2006)
Associate Dean of the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences and Associate Professor of Political Science, Economics and Labor Studies
B.A., 1981, University of Algiers; M.A., 1985, Ph.D., 1995, University of Southern California.

Silvia Jaimina Santos (1990)
Professor of Psychology
B.A., 1985, California State University, San Diego; M.A., 1987, Ph.D., 1990, University of California, Riverside.

Jeffrey Sapp (2006)
Professor of Teacher Education
B.S., 1981, Liberty University; M.S., 1985, Pensacola College; Ed.D., 1993, West Virginia University.

Lilia Sarmiento (2004)
Associate Professor of Teacher Education
B.A., 1977, M.A., 1985, M.A., 1988, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D., 2003, University of Southern California.

Ralph H. Saunders (2001)
Associate Professor of Earth Sciences
B.A., 1984, Northwestern University; M.A., 1988, University of Illinois, Chicago; Ph.D., 1997, University of Arizona.

Julie A. Seguin
Assistant Professor of Special Education

Ann Selmi (2005)
Professor of Teacher Education
B.A., 1972, Santa Clara University; M.Ed., 1981, Boston College; Ph.D., 1990, University of Southern California.

Tayyeb Shabbir (2007)
Professor of Accounting, Finance and Economics
B.A., 1973, Government College; M.S., 1974, Quaid-E-Azam University; M.A., 1979, Ph.D., 1987, University of Pennsylvania.

Sohaila Shakib (2007)
Professor of Sociology
B.A., 1990, Tulane University; M.A., 1995, Ph.D., 1999, University of Southern California.

Sharon Sharp (2007)
Associate Professor of Communications
B.A., 1992, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2006, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

David P. Sherman (2002)
Professor of English
B.A., 1983, McGill University, Canada ; M.A., 1988, Concordia University, Canada ; Ph.D., 1999, State University of New York, Stony Brook.

Myron Z. Sheu (2002)
Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
B.S., 1982, Shanghai Industrial University; M.S., 1989, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 1992, Old Dominion University; M.B.A., 2000, California State University, Long Beach.

Sari Susanna Silvanto-Ryan (2015)
Assistant Professor of Management and Marketing

Ashish Sinha (2005)
Associate Professor of Earth Sciences and Geography
B.S., 1987, Lucknow University; M.S., 1989, University of Roorkee, India ; Ph.D., 1997, University of Southern California.

LaTanya Skiffer (2005)
Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., 1996, University of Colorado; M.A., 1999, Ph.D., 2006, University of Missouri.

Carl Sneed (2005)
Professor of Psychology; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, 2012
B.A., 1987, M.A., 1989, California State University, Fullerton; Ph.D., 1994, University of California, Riverside.

Davood Soleymani (1990)
Professor of Biology
D.V.M., 1962, Tehran University; M.S., 1967, Ph.D., 1970, Iowa State University.

Melissa St. James (2005)
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
B.B.A., 1990, University of Cincinnati; M.B.A., 1994, Meredith College; Ph.D., 2004, George Washington University.

Jennifer L. Stacy (2015)
Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies

Kristen Stagg (2015)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Alexander Stanoyevitch (2005)
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., 1983, University of Maryland; M.S., 1986, Ph.D., 1990, University of Michigan.

Patrick C. Still (2015)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Noel Sturm (1996)
Professor of Chemistry; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 2007
B.S., 1985, M.S., 1987, University of California, Davis; Ph.D., 1993, University of Toledo.

Marek Suchenek (1990)
Professor of Computer Science
M.S., 1973, D.Sc., 1979, Warsaw Technical University.

Jennifer Sumner (2014)|
Assistant Professor of Public Administration 
B.A., 1999, Boston University; M.A., 2002, Rutgers University; PH.D., 2009, University of California, Irvine.

Rui Sun (2013)
Assistant Professor of Public Administration
B.A., 1998, M.A., 2001, Peking University; MPA, 2004, Auburn University; Ph.D., 2009, University of Maryland.

Dana Sylvan (2015)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

 

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Laura Talamante (2007)
Associate Professor of History
B.A., 1995, University of California, Berkeley, M.A. 1998, Ph.D., 2003, University of California, Los Angeles.

Bin Tang (2013)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science 
B.S., 1997, Peking University; M.S., 2002, Ph.D., 2007, Stony Brook University.

Arumugam Thangavel (2015)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Kathryn E. Theiss (2015)
Assistant Professor of Biology

Charles Thomas (2009)
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Finance and Economics
B.A., 1995, J.D., 1998, University of California, Berkeley; MBA, 2001, University of Southern California.

John Thomlinson (2005)
Professor of Biology
B.A. 1976, M.A.,1980, University of Cambridge; M.S. 1979, University of London; Ph.D., 1993, University of North Texas 

Kimberly Trimble (1991)
Professor of Teacher Education
B.A., 1974, DePauw University, Indiana; M.A.T., 1978, Brown University; Ed.D., 1987, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Devon Tsuno (2015)
Assistant Professor of Art and Design

 

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Gretel Vera-Rosa (2015)
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ericka Verba (2004)
Associate Professor of History
B.A., 1982, Brown University; M.A., 1989, Ph.D., 1999, University of California, Los Angeles.

Tara Victor (2007)
Assistant Professor of Psychology, CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, 2014.
B.A., 1998, University of Kentucky; M.A., 2000, Ph.D., 2004, Michigan State University.

George Starr Vinovich (1982)
Professor of Theatre Arts
B.A., 1972, Loyola University; M.A., 1974, M.S., 1975, Ph.D., 1975, University of Southern California.

 

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Mark Davis Waldrep (1995)
Associate Professor of Digital Media Arts
B.M., 1978, M.A., 1979, B.A., 1982, California State University, Northridge; M.F.A., 1984, California Institute of Arts; Ph.D., 1986 University of California, Los Angeles; M.S., 1992, California State University, Northridge.

Fang Wang (2014)
Assistant Professor of Biology 
B.A., 1998, Ph.D., 2004, Fudan University.

Tieli Wang (2005)
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., 1984, M.S., 1987, Jilin University; M.S., 1995, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 1999, State University of New York.

Clare M. Weber (2002)
Associate Vice President of Faculty Affairs and Professor of Sociology
B.A., 1985, St. John Fisher College; M.A., 1992, California State University, Los Angeles; M.A., 1995, Ph.D., 2001, University of California, Irvine.

Joseph Wen (2012)
Dean of the College of Business Administration and Public Policy and Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
B.S., 1980, National University of Marine and Oceanic Technology; M.S., 1983, Chinese Cultural University; Ph.D., 1993, Virginia Commonwealth University  

Vanessa Elena Wenzell (1991)
Professor of English
B.A., 1972, Stanford University; M.A., 1975, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., 1982, Ph.D., 1987, University of California, Los Angeles.

Elizabeth Anne Whetmore (2009)
Associate Professor of Political Science
B.S. 2001, University of Texas, Tyler; Ph.D. 2007, Texas A&M University.

William R. Whetstone (1990)
Professor of Nursing
B.S., 1970, Duquesne University; M.P.H., 1973, Ph.D., 1977, University of Pittsburgh; M.S., 1983, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Connie White-Betz (1989)
Counseling Psychologist, Student Health and Psychological Services
B.A., 1982, M.A., 1984, California State University, Dominguez Hills; Ph.D., 1988, University of Southern California.

Karen Wilson (2004)
Professor of Psychology; CSU Dominguez Hills Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, 2010
B.S., 1994, Queen's University; M.S., 1996, Ph.D., 2000, Howard University.

Wang Chan Wong (2003)
Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
B.B.A., 1976, Chinese University; M.S., 1979, Ph.D., 1991, University of California, Irvine.

 

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Bing Xu
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
B.A., 1997, Human Normal University; M.B.A 2004, Ph.D., 2009, New Mexico State University.

 

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Burhan F. Yavas (1983)
Professor of Accounting, Finance and Economics; CSU Dominguez Hills Outstanding Professor Award, 1996
B.A., 1973, Ankara University; M.A., 1978, Ph.D., 1983, University of Southern California.

Bingsheng Yi (2005)
Associate Professor of Accounting, Finance and Economics
B.S., 1993, M.S., 1996, Beijing Materials College; Ph.D., 2005, University of South Florida.

 

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Ellie Zenhari (2012)
Assistant Professor of Art and Design
B.A., 1989, California State University, Los Angeles.  

Meng Zhao (2004)
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
B.A., 1991, Quingdao University; M.A., 1999, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Xia Zhao (2006)
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
B.S., 1997, Hebei University; M.S., 2000, Beijing University; Ph.D., 2006, University of Texas

Ben Zhou (1999)
Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Recreation
B.A., 1979, Wuhan Institute of Physical Education; M.S., 1985, Beijing Institute of Physical Education; Ph.D., 1999, Brigham Young University, Hawaii.

C. Edward Zoerner, III (1997)
Professor of English; Lyle E. Gibson Dominguez Hills Distinguished Teacher, 2012
B.A., 1983, M.A., 1994, Ph.D., 1995, University of California, Irvine.

Liudong Zuo (2015)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science