Faculty

Meet the Marine Biology Faculty

Regular Faculty

Jim Tranquada

Director of Communications and Community Relations
Jim shares responsibility for media relations and handles internal and emergency communications; helps maintain the Oxy website; oversees production of the alumni magazine, annual report, and...

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Teaching Assistant

TA
555-555-0408
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Assistant Professor

Researcher
555-555-0002
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Adjunct Professor

Lecturer
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Jim Tranquada

Director of Communications and Community Relations
Jim shares responsibility for media relations and handles internal and emergency communications; helps maintain the Oxy website; oversees production of the alumni magazine, annual report, and...

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Teaching Assistant

TA
555-555-0408
TEST - Paula Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Vestibulum tortor quam, feugiat vitae, ultricies eget, tempor sit amet, ante. Donec eu...

Assistant Professor

Researcher
555-555-0002
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Adjunct Professor

Lecturer
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Jim Tranquada

Director of Communications and Community Relations
Jim shares responsibility for media relations and handles internal and emergency communications; helps maintain the Oxy website; oversees production of the alumni magazine, annual report, and...

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Teaching Assistant

TA
555-555-0408
TEST - Paula Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Vestibulum tortor quam, feugiat vitae, ultricies eget, tempor sit amet, ante. Donec eu...

Assistant Professor

Researcher
555-555-0002
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Adjunct Professor

Lecturer
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Jim Tranquada

Director of Communications and Community Relations
Jim shares responsibility for media relations and handles internal and emergency communications; helps maintain the Oxy website; oversees production of the alumni magazine, annual report, and...

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Teaching Assistant

TA
555-555-0408
TEST - Paula Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Vestibulum tortor quam, feugiat vitae, ultricies eget, tempor sit amet, ante. Donec eu...

Assistant Professor

Researcher
555-555-0002
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Adjunct Professor

Lecturer
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Jim Tranquada

Director of Communications and Community Relations
Jim shares responsibility for media relations and handles internal and emergency communications; helps maintain the Oxy website; oversees production of the alumni magazine, annual report, and...

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Teaching Assistant

TA
555-555-0408
TEST - Paula Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Vestibulum tortor quam, feugiat vitae, ultricies eget, tempor sit amet, ante. Donec eu...

Assistant Professor

Researcher
555-555-0002
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Adjunct Professor

Lecturer
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Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Jim Tranquada

Director of Communications and Community Relations
Jim shares responsibility for media relations and handles internal and emergency communications; helps maintain the Oxy website; oversees production of the alumni magazine, annual report, and...

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Teaching Assistant

TA
555-555-0408
TEST - Paula Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Vestibulum tortor quam, feugiat vitae, ultricies eget, tempor sit amet, ante. Donec eu...

Julie Prebel

Associate Professor, Writing & Rhetoric; Director of Writing Center & Programs
(323) 259-1307

Julie Prebel teaches courses in writing/composition, rhetorical theory, and cultural studies.

Adjunct Professor

Lecturer
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Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Jim Tranquada

Director of Communications and Community Relations
Jim shares responsibility for media relations and handles internal and emergency communications; helps maintain the Oxy website; oversees production of the alumni magazine, annual report, and...

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Teaching Assistant

TA
555-555-0408
TEST - Paula Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Vestibulum tortor quam, feugiat vitae, ultricies eget, tempor sit amet, ante. Donec eu...

Julie Prebel

Associate Professor, Writing & Rhetoric; Director of Writing Center & Programs
(323) 259-1307

Julie Prebel teaches courses in writing/composition, rhetorical theory, and cultural studies.

Adjunct Professor

Lecturer
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Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Diana Keeler

Manager of Digital Production, MAC
(323) 259-2642
Office: Weingart 9

Adjunct Professor

Lecturer
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Linda Lasater

Director, Academic Mastery Program
(323) 259-2973

Marcel Hite

Assistant Dean of Admission
Territories: IL, IN, IA, KY, MI, OH, TX (except Houston and Austin metros), WI, and parts of CA: East Bay of San Francisco Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Marcel made his way out to...

Robin Hamilton ’08

Senior Assistant Dean of Admission
Territories: AK, ID, KS, LA, MO, TX (Houston and Austin metros), OK, and WA Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Robin first came to Occidental as a student in 2004, in search of a diverse learning...

Adjunct Professor

Lecturer
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Linda Lasater

Director, Academic Mastery Program
(323) 259-2973

Marcel Hite

Assistant Dean of Admission
Territories: IL, IN, IA, KY, MI, OH, TX (except Houston and Austin metros), WI, and parts of CA: East Bay of San Francisco Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Marcel made his way out to...

Robin Hamilton ’08

Senior Assistant Dean of Admission
Territories: AK, ID, KS, LA, MO, TX (Houston and Austin metros), OK, and WA Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Robin first came to Occidental as a student in 2004, in search of a diverse learning...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Betsy Dillon

Administrative Assistant
(323) 259-2749

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music
kasunic@oxy.edu

David Kasunic teaches lecture courses on music history and opera, and seminars on music & food, music & literature, Mahler, and Chopin.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...
Professor Salvador Fernández

Salvador Fernández

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
(323) 259-2591

Salvador Fernández teaches courses on Spanish and Latin American literature and civilization, as well as Mexican and Chicano/a studies. His research areas of interest are the contemporary Mexican novel and Chicano/a studies.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...
Professor Salvador Fernández

Salvador Fernández

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
(323) 259-2591

Salvador Fernández teaches courses on Spanish and Latin American literature and civilization, as well as Mexican and Chicano/a studies. His research areas of interest are the contemporary Mexican novel and Chicano/a studies.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...
Professor Salvador Fernández

Salvador Fernández

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
(323) 259-2591

Salvador Fernández teaches courses on Spanish and Latin American literature and civilization, as well as Mexican and Chicano/a studies. His research areas of interest are the contemporary Mexican novel and Chicano/a studies.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...
Professor Salvador Fernández

Salvador Fernández

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
(323) 259-2591

Salvador Fernández teaches courses on Spanish and Latin American literature and civilization, as well as Mexican and Chicano/a studies. His research areas of interest are the contemporary Mexican novel and Chicano/a studies.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...
Professor Salvador Fernández

Salvador Fernández

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
(323) 259-2591

Salvador Fernández teaches courses on Spanish and Latin American literature and civilization, as well as Mexican and Chicano/a studies. His research areas of interest are the contemporary Mexican novel and Chicano/a studies.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...
Professor Salvador Fernández

Salvador Fernández

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
(323) 259-2591

Salvador Fernández teaches courses on Spanish and Latin American literature and civilization, as well as Mexican and Chicano/a studies. His research areas of interest are the contemporary Mexican novel and Chicano/a studies.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Susan Gratch

Professor, Theater
(323) 259-2576

Susan Gratch designs scenery and lighting for many Occidental productions, and for theaters large and small throughout the Los Angeles area and beyond.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

Research Scientist, Vantuna Research Group

Marcella Raney

Associate Professor, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Steering Committee, Public Health
(323) 259-2544

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Susan Gratch

Professor, Theater
(323) 259-2576

Susan Gratch designs scenery and lighting for many Occidental productions, and for theaters large and small throughout the Los Angeles area and beyond.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

Research Scientist, Vantuna Research Group

Marcella Raney

Associate Professor, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Steering Committee, Public Health
(323) 259-2544

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Susan Gratch

Professor, Theater
(323) 259-2576

Susan Gratch designs scenery and lighting for many Occidental productions, and for theaters large and small throughout the Los Angeles area and beyond.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

Research Scientist, Vantuna Research Group

Marcella Raney

Associate Professor, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Steering Committee, Public Health
(323) 259-2544

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Susan Gratch

Professor, Theater
(323) 259-2576

Susan Gratch designs scenery and lighting for many Occidental productions, and for theaters large and small throughout the Los Angeles area and beyond.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

Research Scientist, Vantuna Research Group

Marcella Raney

Associate Professor, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Steering Committee, Public Health
(323) 259-2544

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Susan Gratch

Professor, Theater
(323) 259-2576

Susan Gratch designs scenery and lighting for many Occidental productions, and for theaters large and small throughout the Los Angeles area and beyond.

Marcella Raney

Associate Professor, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Steering Committee, Public Health
(323) 259-2544

Allie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Allie is your first point of contact to the Marketing and Communications team. She supports the team in number of ways, including project intake and tracking, facilitating marketing support...

Susan Gratch

Professor, Theater
(323) 259-2576

Susan Gratch designs scenery and lighting for many Occidental productions, and for theaters large and small throughout the Los Angeles area and beyond.

Marcella Raney

Associate Professor, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Steering Committee, Public Health
(323) 259-2544

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Laura Crescenzo

Associate Director of Events for the President
(323) 259-1346

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music
kasunic@oxy.edu

David Kasunic teaches lecture courses on music history and opera, and seminars on music & food, music & literature, Mahler, and Chopin.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Laura Crescenzo

Associate Director of Events for the President
(323) 259-1346

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music
kasunic@oxy.edu

David Kasunic teaches lecture courses on music history and opera, and seminars on music & food, music & literature, Mahler, and Chopin.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Laura Crescenzo

Associate Director of Events for the President
(323) 259-1346

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music
kasunic@oxy.edu

David Kasunic teaches lecture courses on music history and opera, and seminars on music & food, music & literature, Mahler, and Chopin.

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music
kasunic@oxy.edu

David Kasunic teaches lecture courses on music history and opera, and seminars on music & food, music & literature, Mahler, and Chopin.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music
kasunic@oxy.edu

David Kasunic teaches lecture courses on music history and opera, and seminars on music & food, music & literature, Mahler, and Chopin.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music
kasunic@oxy.edu

David Kasunic teaches lecture courses on music history and opera, and seminars on music & food, music & literature, Mahler, and Chopin.

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music
kasunic@oxy.edu

David Kasunic teaches lecture courses on music history and opera, and seminars on music & food, music & literature, Mahler, and Chopin.

Jim Tranquada

Director of Communications and Community Relations
Jim shares responsibility for media relations and handles internal and emergency communications; helps maintain the Oxy website; oversees production of the alumni magazine, annual report, and...

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music
kasunic@oxy.edu

David Kasunic teaches lecture courses on music history and opera, and seminars on music & food, music & literature, Mahler, and Chopin.

Jim Tranquada

Director of Communications and Community Relations
Jim shares responsibility for media relations and handles internal and emergency communications; helps maintain the Oxy website; oversees production of the alumni magazine, annual report, and...

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music
kasunic@oxy.edu

David Kasunic teaches lecture courses on music history and opera, and seminars on music & food, music & literature, Mahler, and Chopin.

Jim Tranquada

Director of Communications and Community Relations
Jim shares responsibility for media relations and handles internal and emergency communications; helps maintain the Oxy website; oversees production of the alumni magazine, annual report, and...

Aroussiak Baltaian

Violin Instructor
“Emerging as if a highly burnished and glowing ruby,” violinist Aroussiak Baltaian has gained international attention through her extensive appearances as a prominent recitalist, soloist,...

Ted Botsford

Classical Double Bass Instructor
As a teacher, orchestral musician, soloist and proponent of contemporary music, Ted Botsford enjoys a varied career, exploring the sonorities of the double bass and pushing back against its...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Aroussiak Baltaian

Violin Instructor
“Emerging as if a highly burnished and glowing ruby,” violinist Aroussiak Baltaian has gained international attention through her extensive appearances as a prominent recitalist, soloist,...

Ted Botsford

Classical Double Bass Instructor
As a teacher, orchestral musician, soloist and proponent of contemporary music, Ted Botsford enjoys a varied career, exploring the sonorities of the double bass and pushing back against its...

Aroussiak Baltaian

Violin Instructor
“Emerging as if a highly burnished and glowing ruby,” violinist Aroussiak Baltaian has gained international attention through her extensive appearances as a prominent recitalist, soloist,...

Ted Botsford

Classical Double Bass Instructor
As a teacher, orchestral musician, soloist and proponent of contemporary music, Ted Botsford enjoys a varied career, exploring the sonorities of the double bass and pushing back against its...

Michael Larco

Viola Instructor
Violist Michael Larco joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2012 after seven seasons as Assistant Principal in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. A frequent participant of the LA Phil’s...

Gloria Lum

Cello Instructor
Cellist Gloria Lum, a native of Berkeley, California, attended both the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, graduating from the latter institution ...

Lyndon Johnston Taylor

Benjamin H. Culley Teaching Artist in Residence, Violin
Violinist Lyndon Johnston Taylor is the principal second violinist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and an artist faculty member at Occidental College.  His musical career began at the age of...

Aroussiak Baltaian

Violin Instructor
“Emerging as if a highly burnished and glowing ruby,” violinist Aroussiak Baltaian has gained international attention through her extensive appearances as a prominent recitalist, soloist,...

Ted Botsford

Classical Double Bass Instructor
As a teacher, orchestral musician, soloist and proponent of contemporary music, Ted Botsford enjoys a varied career, exploring the sonorities of the double bass and pushing back against its...

Michael Larco

Viola Instructor
Violist Michael Larco joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2012 after seven seasons as Assistant Principal in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. A frequent participant of the LA Phil’s...

Gloria Lum

Cello Instructor
Cellist Gloria Lum, a native of Berkeley, California, attended both the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, graduating from the latter institution ...

Lyndon Johnston Taylor

Benjamin H. Culley Teaching Artist in Residence, Violin
Violinist Lyndon Johnston Taylor is the principal second violinist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and an artist faculty member at Occidental College.  His musical career began at the age of...

Aroussiak Baltaian

Violin Instructor
“Emerging as if a highly burnished and glowing ruby,” violinist Aroussiak Baltaian has gained international attention through her extensive appearances as a prominent recitalist, soloist,...

Ted Botsford

Classical Double Bass Instructor
As a teacher, orchestral musician, soloist and proponent of contemporary music, Ted Botsford enjoys a varied career, exploring the sonorities of the double bass and pushing back against its...

Michael Larco

Viola Instructor
Violist Michael Larco joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2012 after seven seasons as Assistant Principal in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. A frequent participant of the LA Phil’s...

Gloria Lum

Cello Instructor
Cellist Gloria Lum, a native of Berkeley, California, attended both the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, graduating from the latter institution ...

Lyndon Johnston Taylor

Benjamin H. Culley Teaching Artist in Residence, Violin
Violinist Lyndon Johnston Taylor is the principal second violinist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and an artist faculty member at Occidental College.  His musical career began at the age of...

Aroussiak Baltaian

Violin Instructor
“Emerging as if a highly burnished and glowing ruby,” violinist Aroussiak Baltaian has gained international attention through her extensive appearances as a prominent recitalist, soloist,...

Ted Botsford

Classical Double Bass Instructor
As a teacher, orchestral musician, soloist and proponent of contemporary music, Ted Botsford enjoys a varied career, exploring the sonorities of the double bass and pushing back against its...

Michael Larco

Viola Instructor
Violist Michael Larco joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2012 after seven seasons as Assistant Principal in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. A frequent participant of the LA Phil’s...

Gloria Lum

Cello Instructor
Cellist Gloria Lum, a native of Berkeley, California, attended both the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, graduating from the latter institution ...

Lyndon Johnston Taylor

Benjamin H. Culley Teaching Artist in Residence, Violin
Violinist Lyndon Johnston Taylor is the principal second violinist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and an artist faculty member at Occidental College.  His musical career began at the age of...

Aroussiak Baltaian

Violin Instructor
“Emerging as if a highly burnished and glowing ruby,” violinist Aroussiak Baltaian has gained international attention through her extensive appearances as a prominent recitalist, soloist,...

Ted Botsford

Classical Double Bass Instructor
As a teacher, orchestral musician, soloist and proponent of contemporary music, Ted Botsford enjoys a varied career, exploring the sonorities of the double bass and pushing back against its...

Michael Larco

Viola Instructor
Violist Michael Larco joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2012 after seven seasons as Assistant Principal in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. A frequent participant of the LA Phil’s...

Gloria Lum

Cello Instructor
Cellist Gloria Lum, a native of Berkeley, California, attended both the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, graduating from the latter institution ...

Lyndon Johnston Taylor

Benjamin H. Culley Teaching Artist in Residence, Violin
Violinist Lyndon Johnston Taylor is the principal second violinist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and an artist faculty member at Occidental College.  His musical career began at the age of...

Aroussiak Baltaian

Violin Instructor
“Emerging as if a highly burnished and glowing ruby,” violinist Aroussiak Baltaian has gained international attention through her extensive appearances as a prominent recitalist, soloist,...

Ted Botsford

Classical Double Bass Instructor
As a teacher, orchestral musician, soloist and proponent of contemporary music, Ted Botsford enjoys a varied career, exploring the sonorities of the double bass and pushing back against its...

Michael Larco

Viola Instructor
Violist Michael Larco joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2012 after seven seasons as Assistant Principal in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. A frequent participant of the LA Phil’s...

Gloria Lum

Cello Instructor
Cellist Gloria Lum, a native of Berkeley, California, attended both the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, graduating from the latter institution ...

Lyndon Johnston Taylor

Benjamin H. Culley Teaching Artist in Residence, Violin
Violinist Lyndon Johnston Taylor is the principal second violinist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and an artist faculty member at Occidental College.  His musical career began at the age of...

Aroussiak Baltaian

Violin Instructor
“Emerging as if a highly burnished and glowing ruby,” violinist Aroussiak Baltaian has gained international attention through her extensive appearances as a prominent recitalist, soloist,...

Ted Botsford

Classical Double Bass Instructor
As a teacher, orchestral musician, soloist and proponent of contemporary music, Ted Botsford enjoys a varied career, exploring the sonorities of the double bass and pushing back against its...

Michael Larco

Viola Instructor
Violist Michael Larco joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2012 after seven seasons as Assistant Principal in the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. A frequent participant of the LA Phil’s...

Gloria Lum

Cello Instructor
Cellist Gloria Lum, a native of Berkeley, California, attended both the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, graduating from the latter institution ...

Lyndon Johnston Taylor

Benjamin H. Culley Teaching Artist in Residence, Violin
Violinist Lyndon Johnston Taylor is the principal second violinist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and an artist faculty member at Occidental College.  His musical career began at the age of...

David Tranchina

Jazz and Commercial Bass Instructor
Bassist, composer, and educator David Tranchina is a well-known musician on the Los Angeles Jazz and creative improvised music scene. As a bassist, he is known for his big warm sound, solid...

Shana Goffredi

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry
(323) 259-1470

Shana Goffredi’s research interests concern beneficial symbiotic partnerships between bacteria and invertebrates. Read her Oxy Story profile.

Gary Martin

Professor, Biology
(323) 259-2890

Dr. Martin teaches courses in invertebrate zoology, histology, and electron microscopy.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Joseph Schulz

Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-1408

Joseph Schulz teaches zoology, biochemistry, and vertebrate physiology. His research focuses on the activity and evolution of venom peptides in fish-hunting cone snails.

Professor Amber Stubler

Amber Stubler

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4125

Amber Stubler teaches Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.

Shana Goffredi

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry
(323) 259-1470

Shana Goffredi’s research interests concern beneficial symbiotic partnerships between bacteria and invertebrates. Read her Oxy Story profile.

Gary Martin

Professor, Biology
(323) 259-2890

Dr. Martin teaches courses in invertebrate zoology, histology, and electron microscopy.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Joseph Schulz

Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-1408

Joseph Schulz teaches zoology, biochemistry, and vertebrate physiology. His research focuses on the activity and evolution of venom peptides in fish-hunting cone snails.

Professor Amber Stubler

Amber Stubler

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4125

Amber Stubler teaches Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Betsy Dillon

Administrative Assistant
(323) 259-2749

Laura Paisley

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
(323) 341-4681
Laura develops and implements strategic content plans that support and promote the College. She shares the Oxy story through a variety of communication channels, with a primary focus on the...

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Jeremy Susel

PAF Stage Technician
(323) 259-2874

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Jeremy Susel

PAF Stage Technician
(323) 259-2874

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Jeremy Susel

PAF Stage Technician
(323) 259-2874

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Jeremy Susel

PAF Stage Technician
(323) 259-2874

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Aubree Cedillo

Theater Technical Director
(323) 259-2936

Beatrice Gonzales

Department Coordinator
(323) 259-2771

Marie Mawji

PAF Associate Production Manager
(323) 259-2738

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Shaneice Warfield

Assistant Director for Student Involvement
Shaneice oversees Oxy's pre-orientation (L.A. Engage), FallFest + SpringFest, and Greek Life. 

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Shaneice Warfield

Assistant Director for Student Involvement
Shaneice oversees Oxy's pre-orientation (L.A. Engage), FallFest + SpringFest, and Greek Life. 

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Shaneice Warfield

Assistant Director for Student Involvement
Shaneice oversees Oxy's pre-orientation (L.A. Engage), FallFest + SpringFest, and Greek Life. 

Lina Calderón-Morin

Assistant Director of Student and Community Engagement
323-341-4905
In her role at SLICE, Lina oversees year-round service programs, OxyConnects, Days of Service, Campus Compact Community Engagement fellows, Davis Projects for Peace, SLICE's community based...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Shaneice Warfield

Assistant Director for Student Involvement
Shaneice oversees Oxy's pre-orientation (L.A. Engage), FallFest + SpringFest, and Greek Life. 

Lina Calderón-Morin

Assistant Director of Student and Community Engagement
323-341-4905
In her role at SLICE, Lina oversees year-round service programs, OxyConnects, Days of Service, Campus Compact Community Engagement fellows, Davis Projects for Peace, SLICE's community based...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Shaneice Warfield

Assistant Director for Student Involvement
Shaneice oversees Oxy's pre-orientation (L.A. Engage), FallFest + SpringFest, and Greek Life. 

Lina Calderón-Morin

Assistant Director of Student and Community Engagement
323-341-4905
In her role at SLICE, Lina oversees year-round service programs, OxyConnects, Days of Service, Campus Compact Community Engagement fellows, Davis Projects for Peace, SLICE's community based...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Shaneice Warfield

Assistant Director for Student Involvement
Shaneice oversees Oxy's pre-orientation (L.A. Engage), FallFest + SpringFest, and Greek Life. 

Lina Calderón-Morin

Assistant Director of Student and Community Engagement
323-341-4905
In her role at SLICE, Lina oversees year-round service programs, OxyConnects, Days of Service, Campus Compact Community Engagement fellows, Davis Projects for Peace, SLICE's community based...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Marcus Rodriguez

Director of Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE)
(323) 259-1325
Marcus is a seasoned student affairs professional specializing in identity building and civic engagement with a focus on cross-sector leadership development. Expanding the SLICE curriculum to...

Viktor Kerney

Associate Director of Orientation and Student Success
Viktor oversees first-year orientation in addition to developing and overseeing success initiatives for specific groups of students - in particular, students of color, LGBTQIA+, transfer, and...

Shaneice Warfield

Assistant Director for Student Involvement
Shaneice oversees Oxy's pre-orientation (L.A. Engage), FallFest + SpringFest, and Greek Life. 

Lina Calderón-Morin

Assistant Director of Student and Community Engagement
323-341-4905
In her role at SLICE, Lina oversees year-round service programs, OxyConnects, Days of Service, Campus Compact Community Engagement fellows, Davis Projects for Peace, SLICE's community based...

Linda Schraeder

ASOC Finance Manager
(323) 259-2561
Linda Schraeder manages the budget and operations of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC). She works with the Student Services in addition to all other clubs on campus, striving...

Galina Barskaya

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Galina Barskaya began studying piano at the age of four and started to perform professionally at the age of 7. Barskaya got her BM and MM at Kiev State College and Kiev State Conservatory where...

Hye-Won Cho

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Dr. Hye-Won Cho’s brilliant technique and sensitive musicality have garnered her countless accolades worldwide, including first prize at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, the...

Junko Ueno Garrett

Piano Instructor
Japan-born Junko Ueno Garrett has captivated audiences around the world with her colorful tone, poetry, expressiveness, dynamic technique, and wide range of repertoire. She began playing piano...

Matt Weisberg

Jazz Piano & Improvisation Instructor
Despite being a recent addition to the Los Angeles area, Matt Weisberg is already a prominent figure in the widely varied music scene. Weisberg has made a name for himself as an award-winning...

Galina Barskaya

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Galina Barskaya began studying piano at the age of four and started to perform professionally at the age of 7. Barskaya got her BM and MM at Kiev State College and Kiev State Conservatory where...

Hye-Won Cho

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Dr. Hye-Won Cho’s brilliant technique and sensitive musicality have garnered her countless accolades worldwide, including first prize at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, the...

Junko Ueno Garrett

Piano Instructor
Japan-born Junko Ueno Garrett has captivated audiences around the world with her colorful tone, poetry, expressiveness, dynamic technique, and wide range of repertoire. She began playing piano...

Matt Weisberg

Jazz Piano & Improvisation Instructor
Despite being a recent addition to the Los Angeles area, Matt Weisberg is already a prominent figure in the widely varied music scene. Weisberg has made a name for himself as an award-winning...

Galina Barskaya

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Galina Barskaya began studying piano at the age of four and started to perform professionally at the age of 7. Barskaya got her BM and MM at Kiev State College and Kiev State Conservatory where...

Hye-Won Cho

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Dr. Hye-Won Cho’s brilliant technique and sensitive musicality have garnered her countless accolades worldwide, including first prize at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, the...

Junko Ueno Garrett

Piano Instructor
Japan-born Junko Ueno Garrett has captivated audiences around the world with her colorful tone, poetry, expressiveness, dynamic technique, and wide range of repertoire. She began playing piano...

Matt Weisberg

Jazz Piano & Improvisation Instructor
Despite being a recent addition to the Los Angeles area, Matt Weisberg is already a prominent figure in the widely varied music scene. Weisberg has made a name for himself as an award-winning...

Galina Barskaya

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Galina Barskaya began studying piano at the age of four and started to perform professionally at the age of 7. Barskaya got her BM and MM at Kiev State College and Kiev State Conservatory where...

Hye-Won Cho

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Dr. Hye-Won Cho’s brilliant technique and sensitive musicality have garnered her countless accolades worldwide, including first prize at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, the...

Junko Ueno Garrett

Piano Instructor
Japan-born Junko Ueno Garrett has captivated audiences around the world with her colorful tone, poetry, expressiveness, dynamic technique, and wide range of repertoire. She began playing piano...

Matt Weisberg

Jazz Piano & Improvisation Instructor
Despite being a recent addition to the Los Angeles area, Matt Weisberg is already a prominent figure in the widely varied music scene. Weisberg has made a name for himself as an award-winning...

Galina Barskaya

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Galina Barskaya began studying piano at the age of four and started to perform professionally at the age of 7. Barskaya got her BM and MM at Kiev State College and Kiev State Conservatory where...

Hye-Won Cho

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Dr. Hye-Won Cho’s brilliant technique and sensitive musicality have garnered her countless accolades worldwide, including first prize at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, the...

Junko Ueno Garrett

Piano Instructor
Japan-born Junko Ueno Garrett has captivated audiences around the world with her colorful tone, poetry, expressiveness, dynamic technique, and wide range of repertoire. She began playing piano...

Dina Ormenyi

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Music; Piano Instructor

Dina has been teaching piano since she graduated from high school in Ohio, where she studied privately with Robert Howat at Wittenberg University.

Matt Weisberg

Jazz Piano & Improvisation Instructor
Despite being a recent addition to the Los Angeles area, Matt Weisberg is already a prominent figure in the widely varied music scene. Weisberg has made a name for himself as an award-winning...

Galina Barskaya

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Galina Barskaya began studying piano at the age of four and started to perform professionally at the age of 7. Barskaya got her BM and MM at Kiev State College and Kiev State Conservatory where...

Hye-Won Cho

Piano and Collaborative Piano Instructor
Dr. Hye-Won Cho’s brilliant technique and sensitive musicality have garnered her countless accolades worldwide, including first prize at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, the...

Junko Ueno Garrett

Piano Instructor
Japan-born Junko Ueno Garrett has captivated audiences around the world with her colorful tone, poetry, expressiveness, dynamic technique, and wide range of repertoire. She began playing piano...

Dina Ormenyi

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Music; Piano Instructor

Dina has been teaching piano since she graduated from high school in Ohio, where she studied privately with Robert Howat at Wittenberg University.

Matt Weisberg

Jazz Piano & Improvisation Instructor
Despite being a recent addition to the Los Angeles area, Matt Weisberg is already a prominent figure in the widely varied music scene. Weisberg has made a name for himself as an award-winning...

Loren Battley

Jazz & Commercial Voice Instructor
Loren is an award-winning jazz vocalist and composer whose artistry was cultivated in Downey, CA. Her early exposure to gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop, contributes to her unique singing and...

Scott Blois

Voice Instructor
Scott Blois recieved his Bachelor of Music degree from CSUN in 1984. He has participated in the Aspen Music Festival and the Music Academy of the West, as well as having a number of guest artist...

Karen Hogle Brown

Voice Instructor
Praised by Mark Swed of the LA Times as “luminous”, Karen Hogle Brown is a coloratura soprano whose strong musicianship and flexible voice have helped her to champion and premiere new works, as...

Desiree La Vertu

Director of Choral and Vocal Activities
(323) 259-1333

Desiree La Vertu is a highly accomplished conductor, soloist, and voice teacher in the greater Los Angeles area.

Loren Battley

Jazz & Commercial Voice Instructor
Loren is an award-winning jazz vocalist and composer whose artistry was cultivated in Downey, CA. Her early exposure to gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop, contributes to her unique singing and...

Scott Blois

Voice Instructor
Scott Blois recieved his Bachelor of Music degree from CSUN in 1984. He has participated in the Aspen Music Festival and the Music Academy of the West, as well as having a number of guest artist...

Karen Hogle Brown

Voice Instructor
Praised by Mark Swed of the LA Times as “luminous”, Karen Hogle Brown is a coloratura soprano whose strong musicianship and flexible voice have helped her to champion and premiere new works, as...

Desiree La Vertu

Director of Choral and Vocal Activities
(323) 259-1333

Desiree La Vertu is a highly accomplished conductor, soloist, and voice teacher in the greater Los Angeles area.

Loren Battley

Jazz & Commercial Voice Instructor
Loren is an award-winning jazz vocalist and composer whose artistry was cultivated in Downey, CA. Her early exposure to gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop, contributes to her unique singing and...

Scott Blois

Voice Instructor
Scott Blois recieved his Bachelor of Music degree from CSUN in 1984. He has participated in the Aspen Music Festival and the Music Academy of the West, as well as having a number of guest artist...

Karen Hogle Brown

Voice Instructor
Praised by Mark Swed of the LA Times as “luminous”, Karen Hogle Brown is a coloratura soprano whose strong musicianship and flexible voice have helped her to champion and premiere new works, as...

Desiree La Vertu

Director of Choral and Vocal Activities
(323) 259-1333

Desiree La Vertu is a highly accomplished conductor, soloist, and voice teacher in the greater Los Angeles area.

Loren Battley

Jazz & Commercial Voice Instructor
Loren is an award-winning jazz vocalist and composer whose artistry was cultivated in Downey, CA. Her early exposure to gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop, contributes to her unique singing and...

Scott Blois

Voice Instructor
Scott Blois recieved his Bachelor of Music degree from CSUN in 1984. He has participated in the Aspen Music Festival and the Music Academy of the West, as well as having a number of guest artist...

Karen Hogle Brown

Voice Instructor
Praised by Mark Swed of the LA Times as “luminous”, Karen Hogle Brown is a coloratura soprano whose strong musicianship and flexible voice have helped her to champion and premiere new works, as...

Desiree La Vertu

Director of Choral and Vocal Activities
(323) 259-1333

Desiree La Vertu is a highly accomplished conductor, soloist, and voice teacher in the greater Los Angeles area.

Loren Battley

Jazz & Commercial Voice Instructor
Loren is an award-winning jazz vocalist and composer whose artistry was cultivated in Downey, CA. Her early exposure to gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop, contributes to her unique singing and...

Scott Blois

Voice Instructor
Scott Blois recieved his Bachelor of Music degree from CSUN in 1984. He has participated in the Aspen Music Festival and the Music Academy of the West, as well as having a number of guest artist...

Karen Hogle Brown

Voice Instructor
Praised by Mark Swed of the LA Times as “luminous”, Karen Hogle Brown is a coloratura soprano whose strong musicianship and flexible voice have helped her to champion and premiere new works, as...

Desiree La Vertu

Director of Choral and Vocal Activities
(323) 259-1333

Desiree La Vertu is a highly accomplished conductor, soloist, and voice teacher in the greater Los Angeles area.

Jason Arimoto

Ukulele Instructor
Originally from Hawai‘i, Jason Arimoto, Ph. D., is a Los Angeles-based ‘ukulele creative with a professional background in ‘ukulele performance, education, and retail. Arimoto performs and...

Ronald Berman

Classical and Jazz Guitar Instructor
Guitarist Ron Berman has been performing solo and group recitals of jazz, classical and original compositions in concert and on film, radio and television in the US and Europe for over thirty...

Almer Imamovic

Advanced Classical Guitar Instructor
Internationally acclaimed guitarist, composer and arranger Almer Imamovic is one of the leading musicians of his generation. In 2007, Imamovic made his American Debut with a ravishing...

Riner Scivally

Classical and Jazz Guitar Instructor
Guitarist Riner Scivally has performed with Alan Broadbent, Larance Marable, Stacey Rowles and Putter Smith. He received a bachelor's degree from Occidental College, an MM from USC, and later...

Jason Arimoto

Ukulele Instructor
Originally from Hawai‘i, Jason Arimoto, Ph. D., is a Los Angeles-based ‘ukulele creative with a professional background in ‘ukulele performance, education, and retail. Arimoto performs and...

Ronald Berman

Classical and Jazz Guitar Instructor
Guitarist Ron Berman has been performing solo and group recitals of jazz, classical and original compositions in concert and on film, radio and television in the US and Europe for over thirty...

Almer Imamovic

Advanced Classical Guitar Instructor
Internationally acclaimed guitarist, composer and arranger Almer Imamovic is one of the leading musicians of his generation. In 2007, Imamovic made his American Debut with a ravishing...

Riner Scivally

Classical and Jazz Guitar Instructor
Guitarist Riner Scivally has performed with Alan Broadbent, Larance Marable, Stacey Rowles and Putter Smith. He received a bachelor's degree from Occidental College, an MM from USC, and later...

Jason Arimoto

Ukulele Instructor
Originally from Hawai‘i, Jason Arimoto, Ph. D., is a Los Angeles-based ‘ukulele creative with a professional background in ‘ukulele performance, education, and retail. Arimoto performs and...

Ronald Berman

Classical and Jazz Guitar Instructor
Guitarist Ron Berman has been performing solo and group recitals of jazz, classical and original compositions in concert and on film, radio and television in the US and Europe for over thirty...

Almer Imamovic

Advanced Classical Guitar Instructor
Internationally acclaimed guitarist, composer and arranger Almer Imamovic is one of the leading musicians of his generation. In 2007, Imamovic made his American Debut with a ravishing...

Riner Scivally

Classical and Jazz Guitar Instructor
Guitarist Riner Scivally has performed with Alan Broadbent, Larance Marable, Stacey Rowles and Putter Smith. He received a bachelor's degree from Occidental College, an MM from USC, and later...

Jason Arimoto

Ukulele Instructor
Originally from Hawai‘i, Jason Arimoto, Ph. D., is a Los Angeles-based ‘ukulele creative with a professional background in ‘ukulele performance, education, and retail. Arimoto performs and...

Ronald Berman

Classical and Jazz Guitar Instructor
Guitarist Ron Berman has been performing solo and group recitals of jazz, classical and original compositions in concert and on film, radio and television in the US and Europe for over thirty...

Almer Imamovic

Advanced Classical Guitar Instructor
Internationally acclaimed guitarist, composer and arranger Almer Imamovic is one of the leading musicians of his generation. In 2007, Imamovic made his American Debut with a ravishing...

Riner Scivally

Classical and Jazz Guitar Instructor
Guitarist Riner Scivally has performed with Alan Broadbent, Larance Marable, Stacey Rowles and Putter Smith. He received a bachelor's degree from Occidental College, an MM from USC, and later...

Amy Shulman

Harp Instructor
Amy Shulman, harpist, received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the Juilliard School of Music. She has performed as a soloist in France, Canada and the USA including live television and...

Amy Shulman

Harp Instructor
Amy Shulman, harpist, received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the Juilliard School of Music. She has performed as a soloist in France, Canada and the USA including live television and...

Amy Shulman

Harp Instructor
Amy Shulman, harpist, received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the Juilliard School of Music. She has performed as a soloist in France, Canada and the USA including live television and...

Shawn Costantino

Director of the Occidental Jazz Ensemble; Non-Tenure Track Instructor
(323) 259-2785

Catherine Del Russo

Oboe Instructor
Catherine Del Russo received her Bachelor of Music Degree and Performance Certificate at the Eastman School of Music where she studied with Robert Sprenkle, and her Masters of Music Degree from...

Larry Hughes

Clarinet and Saxophone Instructor
In addition to teaching clarinet and saxophone at Occidental, Larry Hughes regularly performs in first-class musical theater productions, such as the Sound of Music at the Ahmason Theater....

Rachel Mellis

Flute Instructor
Rachel Mellis enjoys a multi-faceted career as an orchestral, chamber, solo, and recording artist. She performs regularly throughout the U.S. and has toured internationally in Europe and Asia.  ...

Stephanie O'Keefe

French Horn Instructor
Originally from Chicago, Stephanie O'Keefe has made her home in Los Angeles since 1987. A busy freelancer, O'Keefe enjoys a widely varied career, including performances and recordings with the...

Mike Rocha

Trumpet Instructor
Mike Rocha has been performing and teaching for over two decades. In that time, he has toured the world, performed alongside some of the worlds most talented musicians, recorded on platinum...

Allen Savedoff

Bassoon Instructor
Allen Savedoff is a member of the Pacific Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and California Philharmonic, and has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, LA Philharmonic New Music Group, LA...

Douglas Tornquist

Tuba Instructor
Doug Tornquist received his B.M. from University of Southern California, his M.M. from Wichita State University and his D.M.A from University of Southern California. Tornquist has been principal...

Shawn Costantino

Director of the Occidental Jazz Ensemble; Non-Tenure Track Instructor
(323) 259-2785

Catherine Del Russo

Oboe Instructor
Catherine Del Russo received her Bachelor of Music Degree and Performance Certificate at the Eastman School of Music where she studied with Robert Sprenkle, and her Masters of Music Degree from...

Larry Hughes

Clarinet and Saxophone Instructor
In addition to teaching clarinet and saxophone at Occidental, Larry Hughes regularly performs in first-class musical theater productions, such as the Sound of Music at the Ahmason Theater....

Rachel Mellis

Flute Instructor
Rachel Mellis enjoys a multi-faceted career as an orchestral, chamber, solo, and recording artist. She performs regularly throughout the U.S. and has toured internationally in Europe and Asia.  ...

Stephanie O'Keefe

French Horn Instructor
Originally from Chicago, Stephanie O'Keefe has made her home in Los Angeles since 1987. A busy freelancer, O'Keefe enjoys a widely varied career, including performances and recordings with the...

Mike Rocha

Trumpet Instructor
Mike Rocha has been performing and teaching for over two decades. In that time, he has toured the world, performed alongside some of the worlds most talented musicians, recorded on platinum...

Allen Savedoff

Bassoon Instructor
Allen Savedoff is a member of the Pacific Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and California Philharmonic, and has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, LA Philharmonic New Music Group, LA...

Douglas Tornquist

Tuba Instructor
Doug Tornquist received his B.M. from University of Southern California, his M.M. from Wichita State University and his D.M.A from University of Southern California. Tornquist has been principal...

Shawn Costantino

Director of the Occidental Jazz Ensemble; Non-Tenure Track Instructor
(323) 259-2785

Catherine Del Russo

Oboe Instructor
Catherine Del Russo received her Bachelor of Music Degree and Performance Certificate at the Eastman School of Music where she studied with Robert Sprenkle, and her Masters of Music Degree from...

Larry Hughes

Clarinet and Saxophone Instructor
In addition to teaching clarinet and saxophone at Occidental, Larry Hughes regularly performs in first-class musical theater productions, such as the Sound of Music at the Ahmason Theater....

Rachel Mellis

Flute Instructor
Rachel Mellis enjoys a multi-faceted career as an orchestral, chamber, solo, and recording artist. She performs regularly throughout the U.S. and has toured internationally in Europe and Asia.  ...

Erm Navarro

Trombone Instructor
A native to Los Angeles, California, Erm Navarro began private trombone lessons and played in the public school system at age 12. Upon graduation from high school, Erm completed his Bachelors of...

Stephanie O'Keefe

French Horn Instructor
Originally from Chicago, Stephanie O'Keefe has made her home in Los Angeles since 1987. A busy freelancer, O'Keefe enjoys a widely varied career, including performances and recordings with the...

Mike Rocha

Trumpet Instructor
Mike Rocha has been performing and teaching for over two decades. In that time, he has toured the world, performed alongside some of the worlds most talented musicians, recorded on platinum...

Allen Savedoff

Bassoon Instructor
Allen Savedoff is a member of the Pacific Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and California Philharmonic, and has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, LA Philharmonic New Music Group, LA...

Douglas Tornquist

Tuba Instructor
Doug Tornquist received his B.M. from University of Southern California, his M.M. from Wichita State University and his D.M.A from University of Southern California. Tornquist has been principal...

Joe Addington

Director of the Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensemble, Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Music

Joe Addington teaches applied Afro-Cuban drumming lessons, and leads the Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensembles at Occidental College.

Yuri Inoo

Percussion & Drumline Instructor
 A native of Kanagawa, Japan, Dr. Yuri Inoo is a musician and educator in the Los Angeles area. She has studied percussion under David Rosenthal at San Francisco State University, where she...

Joe Addington

Director of the Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensemble, Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Music

Joe Addington teaches applied Afro-Cuban drumming lessons, and leads the Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensembles at Occidental College.

Yuri Inoo

Percussion & Drumline Instructor
 A native of Kanagawa, Japan, Dr. Yuri Inoo is a musician and educator in the Los Angeles area. She has studied percussion under David Rosenthal at San Francisco State University, where she...

Joe Addington

Director of the Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensemble, Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Music

Joe Addington teaches applied Afro-Cuban drumming lessons, and leads the Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensembles at Occidental College.

Yuri Inoo

Percussion & Drumline Instructor
 A native of Kanagawa, Japan, Dr. Yuri Inoo is a musician and educator in the Los Angeles area. She has studied percussion under David Rosenthal at San Francisco State University, where she...

Frances Marsden

Alexander Technique Instructor
Frances holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Liverpool University and a Diploma of Education from Leicester University. Marsden's first experience with the Alexander Technique was when she was...

Frances Marsden

Alexander Technique Instructor
Frances holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Liverpool University and a Diploma of Education from Leicester University. Marsden's first experience with the Alexander Technique was when she was...

Frances Marsden

Alexander Technique Instructor
Frances holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Liverpool University and a Diploma of Education from Leicester University. Marsden's first experience with the Alexander Technique was when she was...

Diana Keeler

Manager of Digital Production, MAC
(323) 259-2642
Office: Weingart 9

Diana Keeler

Manager of Digital Production, MAC
(323) 259-2642
Office: Weingart 9

Diana Keeler

Manager of Digital Production, MAC
(323) 259-2642
Office: Weingart 9

Diana Keeler

Manager of Digital Production, MAC
(323) 259-2642
Office: Weingart 9

Diana Keeler

Manager of Digital Production, MAC
(323) 259-2642
Office: Weingart 9

John Nguyen

Assistant Director, Equity & Inclusion

Andrew Dat Hua

Coordinator, Equity & Inclusion

John Nguyen

Assistant Director, Equity & Inclusion

Andrew Dat Hua

Coordinator, Equity & Inclusion

John Nguyen

Assistant Director, Equity & Inclusion

Andrew Dat Hua

Coordinator, Equity & Inclusion
Professor Carmel Levitan

Carmel Levitan

Associate Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-2877

Carmel Levitan studies multisensory interactions, researching how the different senses integrate information.

Scott Bogue

Professor, Geology
(323) 259-2563

Scott Bogue teaches introductory geology, Global Geophysics and Tectonics, Earth's Atmosphere and Oceans, and other courses.

Gretchen North

John W. McMenamin Endowed Chair in Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy
(323) 259-2898

Gretchen North investigates how plants cope with physically challenging conditions.

Janet Scheel

Associate Professor, Physics
(323) 259-2777

Janet Scheel's research deals with pattern formation and turbulence. The particular system she studies is Rayleigh-Benard convection.

Professor Andrew Udit

Andrew K. Udit

Associate Professor, Chemistry; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry

Andrew Udit's research in Chemical Biology focuses on perturbing coagulation with virus nanoparticles, and catalysis using enzymes.

Professor Carmel Levitan

Carmel Levitan

Associate Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-2877

Carmel Levitan studies multisensory interactions, researching how the different senses integrate information.

Scott Bogue

Professor, Geology
(323) 259-2563

Scott Bogue teaches introductory geology, Global Geophysics and Tectonics, Earth's Atmosphere and Oceans, and other courses.

Gretchen North

John W. McMenamin Endowed Chair in Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy
(323) 259-2898

Gretchen North investigates how plants cope with physically challenging conditions.

Janet Scheel

Associate Professor, Physics
(323) 259-2777

Janet Scheel's research deals with pattern formation and turbulence. The particular system she studies is Rayleigh-Benard convection.

Professor Andrew Udit

Andrew K. Udit

Associate Professor, Chemistry; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry

Andrew Udit's research in Chemical Biology focuses on perturbing coagulation with virus nanoparticles, and catalysis using enzymes.

Professor Carmel Levitan

Carmel Levitan

Associate Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-2877

Carmel Levitan studies multisensory interactions, researching how the different senses integrate information.

Professor Aleksandra Sherman

Aleksandra Sherman

Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-2786

Aleksandra Sherman studies how our senses, emotions, and cognitive capabilities integrate to influence our perceptions and social interactions.

Professor Carmel Levitan

Carmel Levitan

Associate Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-2877

Carmel Levitan studies multisensory interactions, researching how the different senses integrate information.

Professor Aleksandra Sherman

Aleksandra Sherman

Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-2786

Aleksandra Sherman studies how our senses, emotions, and cognitive capabilities integrate to influence our perceptions and social interactions.

Professor Carmel Levitan

Carmel Levitan

Associate Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-2877

Carmel Levitan studies multisensory interactions, researching how the different senses integrate information.

Professor Aleksandra Sherman

Aleksandra Sherman

Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-2786

Aleksandra Sherman studies how our senses, emotions, and cognitive capabilities integrate to influence our perceptions and social interactions.

Professor Carmel Levitan

Carmel Levitan

Associate Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-2877

Carmel Levitan studies multisensory interactions, researching how the different senses integrate information.

Professor Aleksandra Sherman

Aleksandra Sherman

Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
(323) 259-2786

Aleksandra Sherman studies how our senses, emotions, and cognitive capabilities integrate to influence our perceptions and social interactions.

Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Jonathan Ng

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Spencer Szabo

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Victoria Vu

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Ashley Cooper

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Cairo Briceno

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Oswald

Oxy Tiger
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Jonathan Ng

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Spencer Szabo

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Victoria Vu

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Ashley Cooper

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Cairo Briceno

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Oswald

Oxy Tiger
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Jonathan Ng

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Spencer Szabo

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Victoria Vu

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Ashley Cooper

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Cairo Briceno

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Oswald

Oxy Tiger
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Jonathan Ng

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Spencer Szabo

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Victoria Vu

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Ashley Cooper

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Cairo Briceno

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Oswald

Oxy Tiger
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Jonathan Ng

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Victoria Vu

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Ashley Cooper

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Cairo Briceno

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Oswald

Oxy Tiger
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Victoria Vu

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Ashley Cooper

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Cairo Briceno

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Oswald

Oxy Tiger
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Victoria Vu

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Ashley Cooper

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Cairo Briceno

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Oswald

Oxy Tiger
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Victoria Vu

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Ashley Cooper

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Cairo Briceno

Graduate Hall Coordinator
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Victoria Vu

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Ashley Cooper

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Cairo Briceno

Graduate Hall Coordinator
Chad Myers Headshot

Chad Myers

Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Residential Education, Housing Services and Student Conduct

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Tom Wesley

Assistant Director of Student Conduct

Katelin Stewart

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Victoria Vu

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Ashley Cooper

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Cairo Briceno

Graduate Hall Coordinator

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Amanda Dohse

Assistant Director of Residential Education and Housing Services
Amanda came to Oxy in April 2019. She supervises the Resident Directors and supports the programmatic efforts within REHS. Originally from Iowa, Amanda found her love for student affairs as an...

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Amanda Dohse

Assistant Director of Residential Education and Housing Services
Amanda came to Oxy in April 2019. She supervises the Resident Directors and supports the programmatic efforts within REHS. Originally from Iowa, Amanda found her love for student affairs as an...

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Amanda Dohse

Assistant Director of Residential Education and Housing Services
Amanda came to Oxy in April 2019. She supervises the Resident Directors and supports the programmatic efforts within REHS. Originally from Iowa, Amanda found her love for student affairs as an...

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Amanda Dohse

Assistant Director of Residential Education and Housing Services
Amanda came to Oxy in April 2019. She supervises the Resident Directors and supports the programmatic efforts within REHS. Originally from Iowa, Amanda found her love for student affairs as an...

Lauren Wong

Resident Director for the First Year Experience
Lauren came to Oxy from San Diego, California, where she graduated from the Higher Education Leadership master's program at the University of San Diego. Her expertise is creating unique...

William Troche

Resident Director for Upper Division

Devon Dobbs

Resident Director for Themed Living
(323) 341-4221
Devon has been at Oxy since July 2019 and enjoys living in Los Angeles. She is proudly from Pittsburgh, PA (Go Steelers!). Devon graduated with her BA in Gender & Women's Studies and...

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Amanda Dohse

Assistant Director of Residential Education and Housing Services
Amanda came to Oxy in April 2019. She supervises the Resident Directors and supports the programmatic efforts within REHS. Originally from Iowa, Amanda found her love for student affairs as an...

Lauren Wong

Resident Director for the First Year Experience
Lauren came to Oxy from San Diego, California, where she graduated from the Higher Education Leadership master's program at the University of San Diego. Her expertise is creating unique...

William Troche

Resident Director for Upper Division

Devon Dobbs

Resident Director for Themed Living
(323) 341-4221
Devon has been at Oxy since July 2019 and enjoys living in Los Angeles. She is proudly from Pittsburgh, PA (Go Steelers!). Devon graduated with her BA in Gender & Women's Studies and...

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Amanda Dohse

Assistant Director of Residential Education and Housing Services
Amanda came to Oxy in April 2019. She supervises the Resident Directors and supports the programmatic efforts within REHS. Originally from Iowa, Amanda found her love for student affairs as an...

Lauren Wong

Resident Director for the First Year Experience
Lauren came to Oxy from San Diego, California, where she graduated from the Higher Education Leadership master's program at the University of San Diego. Her expertise is creating unique...

William Troche

Resident Director for Upper Division

Devon Dobbs

Resident Director for Themed Living
(323) 341-4221
Devon has been at Oxy since July 2019 and enjoys living in Los Angeles. She is proudly from Pittsburgh, PA (Go Steelers!). Devon graduated with her BA in Gender & Women's Studies and...

Elizabeth Braxton

Associate Director of Residential Education and Housing Services

Monique Hankerson

Associate Director of Housing Services

Amanda Dohse

Assistant Director of Residential Education and Housing Services
Amanda came to Oxy in April 2019. She supervises the Resident Directors and supports the programmatic efforts within REHS. Originally from Iowa, Amanda found her love for student affairs as an...

Lauren Wong

Resident Director for the First Year Experience
Lauren came to Oxy from San Diego, California, where she graduated from the Higher Education Leadership master's program at the University of San Diego. Her expertise is creating unique...

William Troche

Resident Director for Upper Division

Devon Dobbs

Resident Director for Themed Living
(323) 341-4221
Devon has been at Oxy since July 2019 and enjoys living in Los Angeles. She is proudly from Pittsburgh, PA (Go Steelers!). Devon graduated with her BA in Gender & Women's Studies and...

Ashley Claiborne

Assistant Director, Student Conduct
(323) 341-4063

Elizabeth Boyd

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
(323) 259-1326

Maria Mancera

Executive Assistant
(323) 259-2908

Elizabeth Boyd

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
(323) 259-1326

Maria Mancera

Executive Assistant
(323) 259-2908

Elizabeth Boyd

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
(323) 259-1326

Maria Mancera

Executive Assistant
(323) 259-2908
Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

Research Scientist, Vantuna Research Group

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...

Laurel Zahn

Field Research Associate
Laurel received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz in 2005. She began working for the VRG in 2008 as a Research Assistant while working on her M.S. degree at CSU Long Beach. After ...

Adam Obaza

Field Research Assistant
Adam started officially working with Vantuna Research Group in 2016, though has collaborated on various dive and research activities since 2012. He previously worked with NOAA Fisheries on...

Aaron Sugimoto

Field Research Assistant
Aaron began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2015 as an undergraduate research technician. He received his B.A. in Biology from Occidental College in May 2017. As an undergrad abroad in...

Miranda Roethler

Field Research Assistant
Miranda started working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2014 as an undergraduate research technician. She graduated from Occidental College in May 2017 with a B.A. in Biology. As a student,...

Austin Pyles

Field Research Assistant
Austin started working with the VRG in 2018 as a research diver. He received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Cal Poly Pomona. As an undergraduate he assisted with California native...

Jacob Eagleton

Field Research Assistant
Jacob started working for the VRG in 2018 as a volunteer field research assistant. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2016 with a B.S. in General Biology. At...

Gary Jordan

Larval Fish Taxonomist
Gary Jordan has been associated with the Vantuna Research Group since April 1976.  In that year, Gary supervised the identification of larval fish collected from the various waterways of King...
Professor Amanda Zellmer

Amanda Zellmer McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4995

Amanda Zellmer’s research focuses on the utility and development of computational methods for studying spatial ecological and evolutionary processes, particularly in the context of conservation biology.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

Research Scientist, Vantuna Research Group

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...

Laurel Zahn

Field Research Associate
Laurel received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz in 2005. She began working for the VRG in 2008 as a Research Assistant while working on her M.S. degree at CSU Long Beach. After ...

Adam Obaza

Field Research Assistant
Adam started officially working with Vantuna Research Group in 2016, though has collaborated on various dive and research activities since 2012. He previously worked with NOAA Fisheries on...

Aaron Sugimoto

Field Research Assistant
Aaron began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2015 as an undergraduate research technician. He received his B.A. in Biology from Occidental College in May 2017. As an undergrad abroad in...

Miranda Roethler

Field Research Assistant
Miranda started working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2014 as an undergraduate research technician. She graduated from Occidental College in May 2017 with a B.A. in Biology. As a student,...

Austin Pyles

Field Research Assistant
Austin started working with the VRG in 2018 as a research diver. He received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Cal Poly Pomona. As an undergraduate he assisted with California native...

Jacob Eagleton

Field Research Assistant
Jacob started working for the VRG in 2018 as a volunteer field research assistant. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2016 with a B.S. in General Biology. At...

Gary Jordan

Larval Fish Taxonomist
Gary Jordan has been associated with the Vantuna Research Group since April 1976.  In that year, Gary supervised the identification of larval fish collected from the various waterways of King...
Professor Amanda Zellmer

Amanda Zellmer McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4995

Amanda Zellmer’s research focuses on the utility and development of computational methods for studying spatial ecological and evolutionary processes, particularly in the context of conservation biology.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

Research Scientist, Vantuna Research Group

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...

Laurel Zahn

Field Research Associate
Laurel received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz in 2005. She began working for the VRG in 2008 as a Research Assistant while working on her M.S. degree at CSU Long Beach. After ...

Adam Obaza

Field Research Assistant
Adam started officially working with Vantuna Research Group in 2016, though has collaborated on various dive and research activities since 2012. He previously worked with NOAA Fisheries on...

Aaron Sugimoto

Field Research Assistant
Aaron began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2015 as an undergraduate research technician. He received his B.A. in Biology from Occidental College in May 2017. As an undergrad abroad in...

Miranda Roethler

Field Research Assistant
Miranda started working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2014 as an undergraduate research technician. She graduated from Occidental College in May 2017 with a B.A. in Biology. As a student,...

Austin Pyles

Field Research Assistant
Austin started working with the VRG in 2018 as a research diver. He received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Cal Poly Pomona. As an undergraduate he assisted with California native...

Jacob Eagleton

Field Research Assistant
Jacob started working for the VRG in 2018 as a volunteer field research assistant. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2016 with a B.S. in General Biology. At...

Gary Jordan

Larval Fish Taxonomist
Gary Jordan has been associated with the Vantuna Research Group since April 1976.  In that year, Gary supervised the identification of larval fish collected from the various waterways of King...
Professor Amanda Zellmer

Amanda Zellmer McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4995

Amanda Zellmer’s research focuses on the utility and development of computational methods for studying spatial ecological and evolutionary processes, particularly in the context of conservation biology.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

Research Scientist, Vantuna Research Group

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...

Laurel Zahn

Field Research Associate
Laurel received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz in 2005. She began working for the VRG in 2008 as a Research Assistant while working on her M.S. degree at CSU Long Beach. After ...

Adam Obaza

Field Research Assistant
Adam started officially working with Vantuna Research Group in 2016, though has collaborated on various dive and research activities since 2012. He previously worked with NOAA Fisheries on...

Aaron Sugimoto

Field Research Assistant
Aaron began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2015 as an undergraduate research technician. He received his B.A. in Biology from Occidental College in May 2017. As an undergrad abroad in...

Miranda Roethler

Field Research Assistant
Miranda started working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2014 as an undergraduate research technician. She graduated from Occidental College in May 2017 with a B.A. in Biology. As a student,...

Austin Pyles

Field Research Assistant
Austin started working with the VRG in 2018 as a research diver. He received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Cal Poly Pomona. As an undergraduate he assisted with California native...

Jacob Eagleton

Field Research Assistant
Jacob started working for the VRG in 2018 as a volunteer field research assistant. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2016 with a B.S. in General Biology. At...

Gary Jordan

Larval Fish Taxonomist
Gary Jordan has been associated with the Vantuna Research Group since April 1976.  In that year, Gary supervised the identification of larval fish collected from the various waterways of King...
Professor Amanda Zellmer

Amanda Zellmer McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4995

Amanda Zellmer’s research focuses on the utility and development of computational methods for studying spatial ecological and evolutionary processes, particularly in the context of conservation biology.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

Research Scientist, Vantuna Research Group

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...

Laurel Zahn

Field Research Associate
Laurel received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz in 2005. She began working for the VRG in 2008 as a Research Assistant while working on her M.S. degree at CSU Long Beach. After ...

Adam Obaza

Field Research Assistant
Adam started officially working with Vantuna Research Group in 2016, though has collaborated on various dive and research activities since 2012. He previously worked with NOAA Fisheries on...

Aaron Sugimoto

Field Research Assistant
Aaron began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2015 as an undergraduate research technician. He received his B.A. in Biology from Occidental College in May 2017. As an undergrad abroad in...

Miranda Roethler

Field Research Assistant
Miranda started working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2014 as an undergraduate research technician. She graduated from Occidental College in May 2017 with a B.A. in Biology. As a student,...

Austin Pyles

Field Research Assistant
Austin started working with the VRG in 2018 as a research diver. He received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Cal Poly Pomona. As an undergraduate he assisted with California native...

Jacob Eagleton

Field Research Assistant
Jacob started working for the VRG in 2018 as a volunteer field research assistant. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2016 with a B.S. in General Biology. At...

Gary Jordan

Larval Fish Taxonomist
Gary Jordan has been associated with the Vantuna Research Group since April 1976.  In that year, Gary supervised the identification of larval fish collected from the various waterways of King...
Professor Amanda Zellmer

Amanda Zellmer McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4995

Amanda Zellmer’s research focuses on the utility and development of computational methods for studying spatial ecological and evolutionary processes, particularly in the context of conservation biology.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Jonathan P. Williams

Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology

Research Scientist, Vantuna Research Group

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...

Laurel Zahn

Field Research Associate
Laurel received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz in 2005. She began working for the VRG in 2008 as a Research Assistant while working on her M.S. degree at CSU Long Beach. After ...

Adam Obaza

Field Research Assistant
Adam started officially working with Vantuna Research Group in 2016, though has collaborated on various dive and research activities since 2012. He previously worked with NOAA Fisheries on...

Aaron Sugimoto

Field Research Assistant
Aaron began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2015 as an undergraduate research technician. He received his B.A. in Biology from Occidental College in May 2017. As an undergrad abroad in...

Miranda Roethler

Field Research Assistant
Miranda started working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2014 as an undergraduate research technician. She graduated from Occidental College in May 2017 with a B.A. in Biology. As a student,...

Austin Pyles

Field Research Assistant
Austin started working with the VRG in 2018 as a research diver. He received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Cal Poly Pomona. As an undergraduate he assisted with California native...

Jacob Eagleton

Field Research Assistant
Jacob started working for the VRG in 2018 as a volunteer field research assistant. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2016 with a B.S. in General Biology. At...

Gary Jordan

Larval Fish Taxonomist
Gary Jordan has been associated with the Vantuna Research Group since April 1976.  In that year, Gary supervised the identification of larval fish collected from the various waterways of King...
Professor Amanda Zellmer

Amanda Zellmer McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4995

Amanda Zellmer’s research focuses on the utility and development of computational methods for studying spatial ecological and evolutionary processes, particularly in the context of conservation biology.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Research Scientist
(323) 259-2891
B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge Jonathan has been working for the VRG since 2006, originally as a Research Associate, and now as a Research Scientist.  He has served as a data...

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...

Laurel Zahn

Field Research Associate
Laurel received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz in 2005. She began working for the VRG in 2008 as a Research Assistant while working on her M.S. degree at CSU Long Beach. After ...

Adam Obaza

Field Research Assistant
Adam started officially working with Vantuna Research Group in 2016, though has collaborated on various dive and research activities since 2012. He previously worked with NOAA Fisheries on...

Aaron Sugimoto

Field Research Assistant
Aaron began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2015 as an undergraduate research technician. He received his B.A. in Biology from Occidental College in May 2017. As an undergrad abroad in...

Miranda Roethler

Field Research Assistant
Miranda started working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2014 as an undergraduate research technician. She graduated from Occidental College in May 2017 with a B.A. in Biology. As a student,...

Austin Pyles

Field Research Assistant
Austin started working with the VRG in 2018 as a research diver. He received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Cal Poly Pomona. As an undergraduate he assisted with California native...

Jacob Eagleton

Field Research Assistant
Jacob started working for the VRG in 2018 as a volunteer field research assistant. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2016 with a B.S. in General Biology. At...

Gary Jordan

Larval Fish Taxonomist
Gary Jordan has been associated with the Vantuna Research Group since April 1976.  In that year, Gary supervised the identification of larval fish collected from the various waterways of King...
Professor Amanda Zellmer

Amanda Zellmer McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4995

Amanda Zellmer’s research focuses on the utility and development of computational methods for studying spatial ecological and evolutionary processes, particularly in the context of conservation biology.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Research Scientist
(323) 259-2891
B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge Jonathan has been working for the VRG since 2006, originally as a Research Associate, and now as a Research Scientist.  He has served as a data...

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...

Laurel Zahn

Field Research Associate
Laurel received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz in 2005. She began working for the VRG in 2008 as a Research Assistant while working on her M.S. degree at CSU Long Beach. After ...

Adam Obaza

Field Research Assistant
Adam started officially working with Vantuna Research Group in 2016, though has collaborated on various dive and research activities since 2012. He previously worked with NOAA Fisheries on...

Aaron Sugimoto

Field Research Assistant
Aaron began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2015 as an undergraduate research technician. He received his B.A. in Biology from Occidental College in May 2017. As an undergrad abroad in...

Miranda Roethler

Field Research Assistant
Miranda started working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2014 as an undergraduate research technician. She graduated from Occidental College in May 2017 with a B.A. in Biology. As a student,...

Austin Pyles

Field Research Assistant
Austin started working with the VRG in 2018 as a research diver. He received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Cal Poly Pomona. As an undergraduate he assisted with California native...

Jacob Eagleton

Field Research Assistant
Jacob started working for the VRG in 2018 as a volunteer field research assistant. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2016 with a B.S. in General Biology. At...

Gary Jordan

Larval Fish Taxonomist
Gary Jordan has been associated with the Vantuna Research Group since April 1976.  In that year, Gary supervised the identification of larval fish collected from the various waterways of King...
Professor Amanda Zellmer

Amanda Zellmer McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4995

Amanda Zellmer’s research focuses on the utility and development of computational methods for studying spatial ecological and evolutionary processes, particularly in the context of conservation biology.

Sam Soule

Field Research Assistant
Sam began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2017 as an undergraduate research assistant. In 2018, he received his B.A. in Biology with a Marine emphasis from Occidental College. As an...
Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Research Scientist
(323) 259-2891
B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge Jonathan has been working for the VRG since 2006, originally as a Research Associate, and now as a Research Scientist.  He has served as a data...

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...

Laurel Zahn

Field Research Associate
Laurel received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz in 2005. She began working for the VRG in 2008 as a Research Assistant while working on her M.S. degree at CSU Long Beach. After ...

Adam Obaza

Field Research Assistant
Adam started officially working with Vantuna Research Group in 2016, though has collaborated on various dive and research activities since 2012. He previously worked with NOAA Fisheries on...

Aaron Sugimoto

Field Research Assistant
Aaron began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2015 as an undergraduate research technician. He received his B.A. in Biology from Occidental College in May 2017. As an undergrad abroad in...

Austin Pyles

Field Research Assistant
Austin started working with the VRG in 2018 as a research diver. He received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Cal Poly Pomona. As an undergraduate he assisted with California native...

Jacob Eagleton

Field Research Assistant
Jacob started working for the VRG in 2018 as a volunteer field research assistant. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2016 with a B.S. in General Biology. At...

Sam Soule

Field Research Assistant
Sam began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2017 as an undergraduate research assistant. In 2018, he received his B.A. in Biology with a Marine emphasis from Occidental College. As an...

Gary Jordan

Larval Fish Taxonomist
Gary Jordan has been associated with the Vantuna Research Group since April 1976.  In that year, Gary supervised the identification of larval fish collected from the various waterways of King...
Professor Amanda Zellmer

Amanda Zellmer McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4995

Amanda Zellmer’s research focuses on the utility and development of computational methods for studying spatial ecological and evolutionary processes, particularly in the context of conservation biology.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Research Scientist
(323) 259-2891
B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge Jonathan has been working for the VRG since 2006, originally as a Research Associate, and now as a Research Scientist.  He has served as a data...

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...

Laurel Zahn

Field Research Associate
Laurel received her B.S. in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz in 2005. She began working for the VRG in 2008 as a Research Assistant while working on her M.S. degree at CSU Long Beach. After ...

Adam Obaza

Field Research Assistant
Adam started officially working with Vantuna Research Group in 2016, though has collaborated on various dive and research activities since 2012. He previously worked with NOAA Fisheries on...

Aaron Sugimoto

Field Research Assistant
Aaron began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2015 as an undergraduate research technician. He received his B.A. in Biology from Occidental College in May 2017. As an undergrad abroad in...

Austin Pyles

Field Research Assistant
Austin started working with the VRG in 2018 as a research diver. He received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Cal Poly Pomona. As an undergraduate he assisted with California native...

Jacob Eagleton

Field Research Assistant
Jacob started working for the VRG in 2018 as a volunteer field research assistant. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2016 with a B.S. in General Biology. At...

Sam Soule

Field Research Assistant
Sam began working for the Vantuna Research Group in 2017 as an undergraduate research assistant. In 2018, he received his B.A. in Biology with a Marine emphasis from Occidental College. As an...

Gary Jordan

Larval Fish Taxonomist
Gary Jordan has been associated with the Vantuna Research Group since April 1976.  In that year, Gary supervised the identification of larval fish collected from the various waterways of King...
Professor Amanda Zellmer

Amanda Zellmer McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology
(323) 341-4995

Amanda Zellmer’s research focuses on the utility and development of computational methods for studying spatial ecological and evolutionary processes, particularly in the context of conservation biology.

Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Research Scientist
(323) 259-2891
B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge Jonathan has been working for the VRG since 2006, originally as a Research Associate, and now as a Research Scientist.  He has served as a data...

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...
Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Research Scientist
(323) 259-2891
B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge Jonathan has been working for the VRG since 2006, originally as a Research Associate, and now as a Research Scientist.  He has served as a data...

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...
Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Research Scientist
(323) 259-2891
B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge Jonathan has been working for the VRG since 2006, originally as a Research Associate, and now as a Research Scientist.  He has served as a data...

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...

Matt Robart

Research Associate, Dive & Boating Safety Officer
(323) 259-2676
Matt is a Research Associate who has been working with the Vantuna Research Group since the fall of 2015, and has studied estuarine and coastal ocean processes and ecology in Oregon and...

Zoe Scholz

Research Assistant
Zoe started working with the Vantuna Research Group in 2018 as a full-time Research Assistant. She received a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Art from the University of California, Santa...
Dan Pondella

Daniel Pondella

Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
(323) 259-2955

Dan Pondella teaches the biology of marine fishes, biodiversity of marine ecosystems, and biological oceanography.

Jonathan Williams

Research Scientist
(323) 259-2891
B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge Jonathan has been working for the VRG since 2006, originally as a Research Associate, and now as a Research Scientist.  He has served as a data...

Jeremy Claisse

Associate Director
Jeremy earned his B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UC Santa Barbara in 2000. He later joined the Vantuna Research Group in 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher after earning his M.S. and Ph.D. in...
Chelsea Williams

Chelsea Muñoz Williams

Research Associate, Grants Manager
(323) 259-2618
Chelsea originally worked for the Vantuna Research Group in 2007 as an undergraduate research assistant and went on to graduate from Occidental College with a B.A. in Biology. She now holds the...