Faculty Voices

Faculty Voices

Our faculty are a social lot. Listen in and join the conversation.

You can't shut us up—faculty, administrators, and staff members are all over the social Web. Don't forget to head to our main Occidental Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Twitter, and YouTube pages to keep current on campus news and events.

And throw in your 140 characters. We'd love to hear from you.

Featured Professor Profile: James Ford

Hear Assistant Professor James Ford discuss what he appreciates about Occidental students and the English & Comparative Literary Studies (ECLS) department. View more Professor Profiles.

Faculty Voices on the Web

Lisa Wade, assistant professor of sociology
Website: lisa-wade.com
Twitter: @lisawade
Blogs: Sociological Images
Jezebel blog
Ms. Magazine blog

Peter Dreier, Dr. E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics
Twitter: @PeterDreier
Huffington Post author page
The Nation author page

Caroline Heldman, associate professor of politics
Twitter: @CarolineHeldman
Blog: Political Musings from a “Totalitarian Liberal”
Ms. Magazine blog

Danielle Dirks, assistant professor of sociology
Academic website
Twitter: @danielledirks

John Lang, assistant professor of sociology
Academic website
Twitter: @JohnLangphd

Ron Buckmire, associate professor of mathematics
Blog: The Mad Professah Lectures
Twitter: @madprofessah

Irene Girton, associate dean and professor of music
Twitter: @igirton

Mark Vallianatos, policy director, Urban & Environmental Policy Institute
Twitter: @markvalli

Carey Sargent, Head of Instruction and Research
Course Blog: Liberal Arts on the Brink?
Twitter: @careysargent

John McCormack, assistant professor of biology; Director and Curator of Birds and Mammals, Moore Laboratory of Zoology
Blog: Moore Lab of Zoology
Twitter: @laevolving

La Mont Terry, assistant professor of education
Twitter: @Doc_la_roc

Walt Richmond, adjunct assistant professor, German, Russian, and classical studies
Twitter: @WaltRichmond