Faculty

Regular Faculty

Professor Mary Christianakis

Mary Christianakis, Chair

Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., UCLA; M. Ed., UCLA; M.A., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Mary Christianakis is a professor of language, literacy, and culture. She studies literacy development, language, and discourse from a critical sociocritical perspective.
Professor Glenn Elmer Griffin

Glenn A. Elmer Griffin

Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., Pacific Union College; Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary
Glenn A. Elmer Griffin, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and professor in the Department of Critical Theory and Social Justice.
Professor Heather Lukes

Heather Lukes

Associate Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., UC Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Heather Lukes teaches courses on queer theory, queer color critique, queer L.A., and psychoanalysis.

On Special Appointment

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Marisol León

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., Yale University; M.A., Loyola Marymount University; J.D., U.C. Berkeley
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Malek Moazzam-Doulat

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook
Prof. Moazzam-Doulat teaches courses on social and political philosophy. His research is focused on contemporary political theory and religion with special emphasis on the relationship between...

Kai Small

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (in progress)