Meet Our Staff

Meet the team!

Martha Matsuoka

Associate Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy; Interim Director, CCBL
(323) 259-2971
Martha Matsuoka ’83 is the Executive Director of the Urban &  Environmental Policy Institute and an Associate Professor at Occidental College. She focuses her teaching and research on...

Rory Hayes

Coordinator of Community Programs

Community Based Learning and Research Faculty Committee

This committee focuses on enhancing curriculum-connected community engagement and community based research. It works with the Center for Community Based Learning (CCBL) to provide guidance on faculty development and support needed for faculty to implement and sustain community based learning within their courses and research, often serving as peer mentors. The committee examines and makes recommendations for policies related to community based learning to other college committees and constituencies. A member or two might also serve on the Working Group on Community Engagement.

Martha Matsuoka (Chair), Director, Urban and Environmental Policy Institute & Associate Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
Peter Dreier, E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics; Professor, Urban & Environmental Policy
Ronald Solórzano, Professor, Education; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies