Regular Faculty

Professor Stuart Rugg

Stuart Rugg, Chair

Professor, Kinesiology
B.S., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Stuart Rugg teaches human anatomy and biomechanics.
Professor Lynn Mehl

Lynn Mehl

Professor, Kinesiology and Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern California
Lynn Mehl has a joint appointment in the Kinesiology and Psychology Departments.
Professor Marcella Raney

Marcella Raney

Associate Professor, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Steering Committee, Public Health
B.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Professor Marci Raney teaches Systems Anatomy, Biochemistry of Exercise, Nutrition and Homeostasis, and Community Health and Fitness Research. She is a certified Exercise Physiologist with the...

On Special Appointment

Kirk Bentzen

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
B.A., Occidental College; M.P.T., University of Southern California; M.B.A. La Sierra University; D.P.T. University of Southern California
Professor Kirk Bentzen teaches Anatomy, Anatomy Lab and Introduction to Kinesiology. In addition, he oversees the department's internship program mentoring students in physical therapy at the Therapy & Wellness Center at Adventist Health Glendale.

Melinda Houston

Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Kinesiology
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.S., California State University, Fullerton; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Professor Melinda Houston teaches Sport and Exercise Psychology, Sport in U.S. Society, Motor Learning and Control, and Introduction to Kinesiology. She is a certified mental performance consultant.