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Regular Faculty

Daniel Pondella, chair

Associate Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group

A.B., M.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., UCLA

Renee Baran

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience

B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Elizabeth Braker

Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.A., Colorado College; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Shana Goffredi

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry

B.A., University of San Diego; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Gary Martin

Professor, Biology

B.A., M.A., California State College, Sonoma; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

John McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Gretchen North

Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy

B.A., Stanford University; M.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., UCLA

Cheryl Okumura

Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A. Pomona College; Ph.D. UCLA

Roberta Pollock

Professor, Biology; Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry

B.S., Emory University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Joseph Schulz

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience

B.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., UC San Diego

Kerry Thompson

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Amanda Zellmer

Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S. University of Wisconsin, Ph.D University of Michigan

On Special Appointment

Maria Adreani

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Northeastern University; M.S., California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. Florida State University

Jeffrey Arendt

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., Binghampton University

Mary Clark

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., UCLA

Kristine Kaiser

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., M.S., Cleveland State University; Ph.D., UCLA

James Maley

Collections Manager Moore Laboratory of Zoology

B.S., M.S., University of Alaska Fairbanks; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Jane E. Mendel

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., B.A., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Karen Molinder

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A. Occidental, Ph.D U.C.L.A.

Dwayne Morris-Irvin

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biology

Gary Schindelman

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Biology

B.S., State University of New York at Binghamton; Ph.D., New York University

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge

Laurel Zahn

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

B.S. University of California, Santa Cruz, M.S. California State University Long Beach

  • Phone:
    (323) 259-2697
  • Fax:
    (323) 341-4974
  • Email:
    biology@oxy.edu
  • Location:
    Bioscience Building
    1600 Campus Road
    Los Angeles, CA 90041
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