Faculty Index

President

President and Professor Affiliated Faculty, History
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Dean

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
B.A., Union College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Associate Deans

Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs; Professor, Cognitive Science, Philosophy
B.A., University of Liverpool; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California
Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs; Professor, Mathematics
B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.A., UC Riverside; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., UCLA

Regular Faculty

Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
B.A., Lehigh University; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin
Associate Professor, Economics; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Associate Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ph.D., Cornell University
Associate Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs
B.A., American University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Professor of History
B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S. Jogamaya Devi College: University of Calcutta; M.S. University of Texas-Pan American; M.S. Bengal Engineering and Science University; Ph.D. University of South Carolina
James Irvine Distinguished Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., B.F.A., Indiana University; M.F.A., Tyler School of Art
Professor, Geology
A.B., Brown University; Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz
Assistant Professor, Spanish and French Studies
B.A., Gordon College, Massachusetts; M.A., University of Illinois, Chicago; Ph.D., UCLA
Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
B.A., Colorado College; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Professor, Mathematics
B.S. Michigan State University; Ph.D. University of Michigan
Associate Professor, Writing & Rhetoric
B.A., Pitzer College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A., M.A., Cal State Northridge; Ph.D., UC Merced
Assistant Professor, Chemistry; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry
B.A. Occidental College; Ph.D. University of California, Irvine
Assistant Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.S., Cornell University; J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law; LLM, Ph.D., University of London
Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs
B.A., UC Santa Cruz; M.A.L.S., Columbia University; M.A.L.D., Ph.D., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
B.S., Indiana University, Bloomington; P.h.D., USC
Professor, Politics; Affiliated Faculty, East Asian Studies
B.A., National Chengchi University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University
Professor, Economics
B.A., UC Berkeley; Ph.D., MIT
Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., UCLA; M. Ed., UCLA; M.A., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Associate Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
B.A., M.A., New York University; Ph.D., George Washington University
Assistant Professor, Sociology; Affiliated Faculty, East Asian Studies
B.S., National Taiwan University; M.A., M.E.M., Yale University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Assistant Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs
B.A., UC Berkeley; Ph.D., USC
Professor, Chemistry; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry
B.S., University of Puget Sound; M.S., D.A., Washington State University
Associate Professor, History; Affiliated Faculty, East Asian Studies
B.A. Colby College; M.A., Ph.D. UC Santa Cruz
Associate Professor, Media Arts & Culture
B.A., Grinnell College; M.F.A., New York University; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Associate Professor, Chemistry
B.S., Ecole Normale Superieure; M.S., Ph.D., Paul Sabatier University
Professor, Psychology; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
B.A., UCLA Ph.D., University of Minnesota
E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics; Professor, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.A., Syracuse University M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Associate Professor, Diplomacy & World Affairs
B.A. University of California, Berkeley; M.P.A. Princeton University; M.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Professor, Physics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., UCLA
Norman Bridge Distinguished Professor of Spanish, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Associate Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.A., Montclair State University; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University; Graduate Certificate in African Studies, Rutgers University
Professor, History; Advisory Committee, American Studies, Black Studies
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., Rutgers University
Professor, English
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
Associate Professor, English; Advisory Committee, Black Studies
B.A., Morehouse College; M.A., Ph.D, University of Notre Dame
Professor, Media Arts & Culture
B.A., Harvard University; M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California
Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Syracuse University; Ph.D., New York University
Professor, Politics; Advisory Committee, Black Studies, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., UC Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Michigan
Associate Professor, History
B.A., Temple University; M.A., Ph.D., New York University
Professor, History; Anita Johnson Wand Professor of Women's Studies
A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Professor, Music
B.Music, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry
B.A., University of San Diego; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Associate Professor, Politics
B.A., Arizona State University; J.D., Northwestern University
Professor, Theater
B.A., M.F.A., University of Michigan
Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
A.B., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA; Ph.D., Wright Institute Los Angeles Attestation d’études, Université de Bordeaux
Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., Pacific Union College; Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary
Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.A., M.A., University of Madrid; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Assistant Professor, Economics
B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Associate Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee M.A., University of Oregon Ph.D., University of Denver
Professor, Art and Art History
B.F.A., Boston University; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts; Fellow, Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, 1995
Professor, Politics
B.A., Washington State University; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University
Fletcher Jones Foundation Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Associate Professor, Religious Studies
B.A., Victoria University of Wellington; Ph.D., Australian National University
Assistant Professor, History
B.A. Yale University; A.M., Brown University; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor, Psychology
B.A., Clark University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Professor, History
A.B., Pembroke College, Brown University; M.A.T., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Assistant Professor, Media Arts & Culture
B.A., University of Chicago; M.F.A., UCLA
Associate Professor, Economics
A.B.; Sc.B. Brown University; Ph.D. UC Berkeley
Associate Professor, Music
B.A., Amherst College; M.F.A., Ph.D.; Princeton University
Associate Professor, Psychology
B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University
Assistant Professor in Theater
B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., New York University; Post-doctorate Fellow, Occidental College
Associate Professor, Sociology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University
Assistant Professor, Geology
B.A., Colby College, M.S., P.h.D., University of Colorado Boulder
Associate Professor, Economics
B.A., UC Berkeley; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professor, Mathematics
Diploma, Ph.D., Eotvos University, Budapest
Professor, Computer Science
B.S., University of New Mexico; M.S., Ph.D., Brown University
Assistant Professor, English
B.A., Haverford College; M.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., Princeton University
Assistant Professor, Politics
B.A. Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D. University of Chicago
Associate Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
B.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science and Computer Science
B.S., Northwestern University; Ph.D, University of Michigan
Professor, Sociology; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., Williams College; M.S., London School of Economics and Political Science; Ph.D., New School for Social Research
Associate Professor, Sociology
A.B, Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor, Economics; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
B.A., UC Riverside; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University
Associate Professor, Music
B.A., Reed College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D. New York University
Associate Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., UC Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley
Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., M.F.A., Kent State University
Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.St., Christ Church, Oxford; Ph.D., Princeton University
Professor, Biology
B.A., M.A., California State College, Sonoma; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Associate Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
A.B., Occidental College; M.C.P., UC Berkeley Ph.D., UCLA
Associate Professor, Biology; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
B.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S. University of Wisconsin, Ph.D University of Michigan
Professor, Kinesiology and Psychology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern California
Louis M. Brown Family Professor in Literature in English
B.A., UC Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School
Associate Professor, Sociology; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a & Latin American Studies
B.A., Harvard College (Sociology); M.A., University of Michigan (Education); M.A., Harvard University (Sociology); Ph.D., Harvard University (Sociology & Social Policy)
Assistant Professor, Economics
B.A. Claremont McKenna; M.A. John Hopkins-SAIS; M.A., Ph.D. UC Santa Cruz
Associate Professor, Philosophy
B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor, Art & Art History
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
Professor, Mathematics
B.S., UCLA; Ph.D., Caltech
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., Yale University; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Associate Professor, English
B.A., UCLA; M.A., Ph.D., UC Irvine
Assistant Professor, Economics
B.S. Harvard University; Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
John W. McMenamin Endowed Chair in Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., UCLA
Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Steering Committee, Public Health
B.A. Pomona College; Ph.D. UCLA
Professor, Geology
B.A., Whitman College; Ph.D. Stanford University
Associate Professor, Politics; Advisory Committee, Latin American and Latino/a Studies
B.A., Wellesley; M.Phil, University of Cambridge; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Professor, Biology; Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry
B.S., Emory University; Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group
A.B., M.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., UCLA
Associate Professor, Writing & Rhetoric; Director of Writing Center & Programs
B.A., UC Berkeley; M.A., Cal State San Francisco; Ph.D., University of Washington
Associate Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Rice University; Ph.D., New York University
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., McGill University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Associate Professor, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Steering Committee, Public Health
B.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs
B.A., University of Natal; M.A., Ph.D., Cambridge University
Assistant Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Professor, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Professor, Kinesiology
B.S., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Michael G. Gibby ’68 and Barbara J. Gibby ’68 Professor of Science, Geology
B.S., UC Santa Cruz; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington
Professor, Environmental Science
B.S., University of Southern California; M.S., University of Texas; Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Associate Professor, Physics
B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana; M.A., M.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., Caltech
Assistant Professor, Music
B.M., Oberlin Conservatory of Music; M.M., DMA, The Juilliard School
Professor, Physics
B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University
Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
B.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., UC San Diego
Associate Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy; Steering Committee, Public Health
B.S./B.A., UC San Diego; M.ES., Yale University; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Stuart Chevalier Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs
BA, Yale University; PhD, The Union Graduate School
Associate Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Cognitive Science; Affiliated Faculty, Linguistics; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience
B.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D., Northwestern University
Professor, Cognitive Science; Psychology
B.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., Harvard University
Ezra Frederick Scattergood Professor, Physics
B.A., Swarthmore College M.A., Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Professor, Education; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
B.S., M.Ed., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., UCLA
Professor, History; Advisory Committee, Latina/o and Latin American Studies
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Carl F. Braun Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Sonoma State University; Ph.D., University of Utah
Assistant Professor, Physics
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Cornell University
Associate Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture Department
B.A., UC Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Professor, History
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University
Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., Stony Brook University; Ph.D., Stony Brook University
Laurence de Rycke Professor of Economics
A.B., Hamilton College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Associate Professor, Mathematics
A.B., Occidental College; Ph.D., Rutgers University
Associate Professor, Education
A.B., M.A.T., Occidental College; Ph.D., UCLA
Professor, Biology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., UCLA M.S.; Ph.D., University of Warwick
Professor, Cognitive Science, Philosophy
B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Professor, Sociology; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Associate Professor, Chemistry; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry
H.B.Sc., University of Toronto; Ph.D., Caltech
Professor, Religious Studies
B.A., University of Washington; M.Div., Princeton Theol. Sem.; Ph.D., Duke University
Professor, English; Advisory Committee, American Studies; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies
B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz
Associate Professor, Sociology
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., New York University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; A.M., Harvard University; Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor, Economics
M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Illinois
Assistant Professor, Economics
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.S., Ph.D., UC Davis
Professor, English
A.B., Pomona College; Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor, American Studies; Affiliated Faculty, East Asian Studies; Affiliated Faculty, History
B.A., Nanjing University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture/Chinese
B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

On Special Appointment

Director of the Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensemble, Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Music
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Northeastern University; M.S., California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. Florida State University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Culture
B.A., Utah State University; M.A., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor of the Practice, Theater
B.A., Dartmouth College; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Politics
B.A., Colorado College; M.A., University of Texas, Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin (in progress)
Director of the Institute for the Study of Los Angeles; Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, History
B.A., Williams College; Ph.D., UC Irvine
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
B.A., Occidental College; M.P.T., University of Southern California; M.B.A. La Sierra University; D.P.T. University of Southern California
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.A., P.h.D., Harvard University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Politics
B.A., Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires; M.A. University of Denver; P.h.D., USC
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Practice, Art and Art History
B.A., Middlebury College; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Geology
B.S., Ph.D., Cornell University; M.S., University of Pennsylvania
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban & Environmental Policy
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Music Production
B.A., Yale University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., M.A., UCLA; Ph.D., Prescott College
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Spanish and French Studies
B.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Music
B.M., The Curtis Institute; M.M., The Julliard School; P.h.D., USC ( in progress)
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture/Chinese
B.A., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., UCLA (in progress)
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Spanish & French Studies
B.A, Filosofía y Letras, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; M.A, George Washington University; M.A,; Ph.D University of Washington
Director of the Son Jarocho Ensemble; Non-Tenure Track Instructor
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.A., Bard College; M.A., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Psychology
B.S., M.S., Montana State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Computer Science
B.A., B.S., M.S., National Taiwan University; M.S., Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Southern California
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Core Program
B.A. University of Tennessee; M.A., PhD., University of California, Santa Barbara
Writer in Residence; Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, English
B.A., Brown University; M.F.A., Columbia University
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Writing and Rhetoric
B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.F.A., Boston University; M.A., Cal State LA
Director of the Occidental Jazz Ensemble; Non-Tenure Track Instructor
B.Mus., Studio Music and Jazz, University of Miami; MM, Jazz Studies, De Paul University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Theater
B.F.A., Texas State University; M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.A. Pomona College; M.A. Cambridge University; Ph.D. California Institute of Technology
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Theater
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Computer Science
B.S., USC; M.S., P.h.D., Claremont Graduate University
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Art and Art History
B.A., Univ of the West of England, Bristol School of Art & Design; M.A., Lund University; Ph.D., UCLA (in progress)
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Occidental College; M.F.A., Yale University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; J.D., Temple University; M.P.H., University of North Carolina
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Public Health; Public Health Program Coordinator
B.S., University if Missouri; M.P.H., Tulane University; P.h.D., University of Chicago at Illinois
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Economics
B.A., UCLA; Ph.D., Syracuse University
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.A., M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Caltech
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Spanish and French Studies
Non-Tenure Track Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture; Advisory Committee, Group Language
B.A., M.A., Seinan Gakuin University; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A., Bates College; J.D., Golden Gate University
Non-Tenure Track Professor of the Practice, Theater
B.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Theater
B.A., University of California, Davis; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
Assistant Director, Occidental-and-the-U.N. program; Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs
B.A., Lycée Janson de Sailly; M.A., Diplôme de I’Institut d’Études Politiques; Ph.D., City University of New York
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.A. College of New Rochelle, M.S. Capella University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A., California State University, Los Angeles; M.A., P.h.D., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Physics and Computer Science
M.S. in Engineering, Engineering Institut National des Sciences Appliquees; M.S.in Applied Physics, University of Paris 6; Ph.D., Ecole Polytechnique
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Core Program
B.A., University of Montana; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara
Director, Occidental-at-the-U.N. program; Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Diplomacy & World Affairs
B.A., Denison University; M.A., Thunderbird School of International Management
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Physics
B.S. Universite Laval, Ste-Foy, Quebec, Canada; PhD. University of Maryland College Park
Johnston-Fix Professor of the Practice in Songwriting
A.B., Occidental College
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Spanish and French Studies
A.B., Stanford University; M.A., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Core Program
B.A., Indiana University, Bloomington; M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern California
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.S.,Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Practice, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.A., Yale University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Brown University; M.F.A., University of Iowa
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Kinesiology
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.S., California State University, Fullerton; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Theater
B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.F.A., Yale University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Sociology
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison; M.A., City University of New York; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Director of Advising; Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor
B.A., Lawrence University; M.A., Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Director of Instrumental Activities
B.M., Northwestern University; M.M., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Director of Choral and Vocal Activities
B.Mus., CSU Fullerton; M.M. University of Nevada, Reno
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., UC, Irvine; Ph.D., UC Riverside
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A.R., Yale University Divinity School; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Non-Tenure Track Professor, Chemistry; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry
B.A., State University of New York; M.S., Nova University; Ph.D., University of South Florida
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Media Arts & Culture
B.A., University of San Francisco; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Non-Tenure Track Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., Tokyo Gakugei University; M.A., Hitotsubashi University; M.A., California State University, Long Beach
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Art and Art History
B.A., John F Kenedy University; MA, California Institute of Integral Studies
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., UCLA
Collections Manager Moore Laboratory of Zoology
B.S., M.S., University of Alaska Fairbanks; Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Non-Tenure Track Professor, Media Arts and Culture
M.A., University of Lodz; M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., University of Oregon
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Theater
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Geology
B.S., University of the Pacific; M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon
Non-Tenure Track Professor, Theater
A.B., Occidental College; M.F.A., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., B.A., University of Mississippi; P.h.D., University if Tennessee
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Computer Science
B.S. UC Davis; M.A., Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., Princeton University; M.A., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Yale University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture, Religious Studies
B.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biology
B.A. Occidental, Ph.D U.C.L.A.
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Geology
B.S., University of Nebraska; M.S., Western Washington University; Ph.D., Oregon State University
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Diplomacy and World Affairs
A.B., Occidental College
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.A., Willamette University; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, English
B.A., University of Leicester; M.Litt., University of St. Andrews; Ph.D., University of Leicester (in progress)
Non-Tenure Track Instructor of Accounting, Economics
B.A., UCLA; Ph.D., Pacific Western University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Music; Piano Instructor
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.F.A., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Spanish and French Studies
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Writing & Rhetoric
BA, Northwestern University; MFA, Mills College; PhD, New York University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; M.A., University of Iowa, Center for the Book; M.F.A., U.C. Santa Barbara
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Non-Tenure Track Professor, Music
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Sociology
B.A., Rhodes College; M.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Philosophy
B.A. Stanford University; M.S., UNC Chapel Hill; Ph.D., New York University
Director of the Caltech-Occidental Wind Orchestra
B.Mus., University of Toronto; M.M., Ph.D., Eastman School of Music
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Religious Studies
B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (in progress)
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Spanish and French Studies
A.B., Occidental College; M.A., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Biology
B.A., Reed College; Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Philosophy, Cognitive Science
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
Non Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Politics
B.A., College of William & Mary; M.A., PhD., Northwestern University
Associate Director, Instruction & Research, CDLA
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry
B.S., State University of New York at Binghamton; Ph.D., New York University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Theater
B.F.A., New York University; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Writing & Rhetoric
B.A., UC Santa Barbara
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., Occidental College; M.A., University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (in progress)
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Sociology
B.A., Pitzer College, M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Cultures/Russian
B.A., John Carroll University; M.A., Ph.D., Stony Brook University
Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.F.A., University of Utah; M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, American Studies
B.A., Wellesley College; M.S., Syracuse University
Non-Tenure Track Professor, Mathematics
B.S., University of Portland; M.S., Caltech
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Education
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (in progress)
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Economics
B.A. (DHE), Saratov State University; Ph.D., University of Wyoming
Laboratory Coordinator
M.S., Saratov State University, Russia; Ph.D., Saratov State University, Russia
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Practice, Urban & Environmental Policy, Sociology
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science
B.A., Rutgers; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban & Environmental Policy
B.S., M.P.H., University of Southern California
Ray A. Billington Professor of United States History
A.B., Harvard University; A. M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
A.B., Occidental College; M.F.A., Yale University
Instrumentation Facilities Manager; Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.S., from Jilin University; Ph.D., Rochester University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Education
A.B., Occidental College; M.E., The Pennsylvania State University; P.h.D., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Theater
B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.F.A, University of Illinois, Chicago; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology
B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Media Arts & Culture
B.A. Augsburg College; M.F.A. The American Film Institute
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.A., University of Georgia; M.A., University of Santa Monica; Ph.D., Pacifica Graduate Insitute
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Computer Science
B.A., Middle East Technical University; M.S., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.E. Tokyo University, M.E. Tokyo University, Ph.D Tokyo University
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Art and Art History
B.A., Escuela Provincial de Artes Visuales Juan Mantovani; M.F.A., Pratt Institute
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Chemistry
B.A, Pomona College; M.S., UCLA
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Biology
B.S. University of California, Santa Cruz, M.S. California State University Long Beach
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Theater
B.F.A., California State University, Long Beach
Non-Tenure Track Professor, Education; Director of the Community Literacy Center
B.A., UC Irvine; M.A., Cal State Dominguez Hills
Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Urban and Environmental Policy
B.A. Goucher College; M.S. CSU Los Angeles

Emeriti/ae Faculty

Professor, American Studies, Emerita
B.A., UC Irvine; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., UC Irvine
Professor, American Studies, Emeritus (1969-2007)
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
Professor of Linguistics and Archaeology, Emerita (1969-2007)
B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University
Professor, Theater, Emeritus
B.A., UC Santa Barbara; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University
Cecil H. and Louise Gamble Professor in Political Science, Politics, Emeritus
B.A., College of Wooster; M.A., M.A.L.D., Ph.D., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Professor of the Humanities, History, Emeritus (1971-2010)
B.A., Yale University; B.Lit., University of Oxford; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor, Chinese Studies, Emerita (1989-2019)
B.A., Rutgers University M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University
Robert Glass Cleland Professor of American History, Emeritus (1966-1998)
B.A, George Washington University; M.A. Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Fletcher Jones Professor, Chemistry, Emerita (1993-2014)
B.S., UCLA; Ph.D., Caltech
Carl F. Braun Professor, Chemistry, Kinesiology, Emeritus (1981-2015)
B.S., Cal Poly San Luis Obispo; Ph.D., University of Arizona
Carl F Braun Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus (1961-1995)
A.B., Calvin College; Ph.D., Purdue University
Robert Glass Cleland Professor of American History, Emerita (1991-2014)
B.A., USC; M.A., Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Professor, Theater, Emeritus (1969-2014)
A.B., M.A., Occidental College; M.F.A., American Film Institute
Professor, German, Emeritus (1960-1996)
B.A., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Registrar, Emerita (1980-1998)
A.B., Occidental College
Professor, Mathematics, Emeritus (1978-2002)
B.A., New College; A.M., Ph.D., Dartmouth College; J.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Professor, Urban & Environmental Policy, Emeritus
A.B., Reed College
Professor, Music, Emeritus
B.A., Queens College; M.A., UC Berkeley; D.M.A., Stanford University
Curator of the Moore Laboratory of Zoology and Professor of Biology, Emeritus (1982-2010)
Professor, Economics, Emeritus (1977-2004)
B.S., University of Maryland; Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor, History, Emeritus (1965-2003)
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor, Philosophy, Emerita (1974-2019)
A.B., Mount Holyoke College; Ph.D., Harvard University
Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, Emerita (1966-2005)
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington
Bertha Harton Orr Professor in the Liberal Arts, Emerita (1969-2005)
B.A. Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Cornell University
Dean of Students, Emerita (1967-1992)
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Stanford University
Associate Professor, Mathematics, Cognitive Science, Emeritus
B.A., Oberlin College; Sc.M., Ph.D., Brown University
Professor, Philosophy, Emeritus (1963-1991)
B.S., Purdue University; M.A., University of Washington, Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
Professor, Cognitive Science, Emerita (1982-2017)
A.B., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Professor, Sociology and Law, Emeritus (1972-2005)
B.A., M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of Hawaii; J.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Professor, Education, Emerita (1977-2004)
A.B., Occidental College; M.A., California State University, Los Angeles; Ed.D., University of Southern California
College Librarian, Emerita (1986-2001)
A.B., M.S.L.S., Syracuse University
Elbridge Amos Stuart Professor of Economics, Emeritus (1978-2019)
B.A., Pomona College; A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
James Irvine Professor in Environmental Biology, Emeritus (1967-2000)
A.B., M.A., San Jose State College; Ph.D., Washington State University
Professor, Mathematics, Emerita (1965-1995)
A.B. University of California, Berkeley; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Professor, Religious Studies, Emeritus (1989-2019)
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Pacific School of Religion; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Professor, English, Emeritus
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Professor, English, American Studies, Emeritus (1975-2019)
A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., UCLA
Professor, Education, Emeritus (1975-2005)
B.A., M.Ed., Western Washington State College; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Professor, French, Emerita (1966-2002)
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor, Mathematics, Emeritus (1960-1991)
B.A., University of St. Andrews; M.A., University of Southern California
Robert Glass Cleland Professor of American History, Emeritus (1952-1988)
A.B. Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Irma and Jay Price Professor of English Literature, English, Emerita
B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., Yale University
Professor, Physics, Emeritus (1964-1992)
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor, Psychology; Emerita
B.S., Baylor University; M.A., Ph.D., USC
Associate Professor, Physics, Emeritus (1958-1989)
B.S., City College of New York, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Associate Professor, Psychology, Emeritus (1965-1988)
B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Buffalo
President, Emeritus (1988-1999)
B.S., Kansas State University; M.S., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Chief Information Officer and Professor, Mathematics, Emeritus (1971-2006)
A.B., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Professor, Music, Emeritus (1977-2000)
B.A., B.M., University of Dubuque; M.M, D.M.A., University of Southern California
James Irvine Professor of Environmental Biology, Emeritus (1959-2003)
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Professor, English, Emeritus (1981-2019)
B.A., Middlebury College M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Associate Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice, Emeritus
B.A., Earlham College; M.A., University of Hawaii, Manoa; Ph.D., Rice University
Professor, Psychology, Emeritus (1973-2006)
B.S., M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Maine
Professor, Economics, Emeritus
B.A., UC Santa Cruz; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
David B. and Mary H. Gamble Professor in Religion, Religious Studies, Emeritus (1980-2018)
B.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa
Professor, Art History and the Visual Arts, Emeritus (1990-2009)
Professor, Art History and the Visual Arts, Emerita (1977-2013)
B.A., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan