Meet Stephanie Nelli of Cognitive Science, who studies the computational principles underlying rapid learning and flexible decision-making in novel environments.
Michael was appointed by President Joe Biden as ambassador to Zambia, building on a long, dedicated career in foreign service and development work in Africa.
After building a career in information technology on the East Coast, veteran Lisa Cronican ’22 returned to Los Angeles to fulfill a lifelong goal: completing her Oxy bachelor’s degree after a 25-year hiatus.
Meet Robert Sanchez of philosophy, who specializes in Mexican/Latinx/Latin American philosophy, as well as existentialism. He also has interests in the philosophy of race, the philosophy of food and the history of philosophy.
At Oxy, Princess realized that as a lawyer she could support social movements she was passionate about. Now, having graduated from law school, she is making that goal a reality.
Emma Galbraith ’25 balances twin passions for environmental justice and theater, taking on both community organizing and starring in a Geffen Playhouse production in Los Angeles. Oxy is providing her with a path to pursue both.
For their capstone project, nearly 100 students enrolled across six Humanities for Just Communities (HJC) fall courses paired up with community partners to develop projects advancing health justice initiatives across Oxy’s campus and Los Angeles.