Faculty

Professor Michael Hill
Be Like Mike
Professor Michael Hill has guided scores of grateful chemistry students from his lab into impactful careers. But it’s the thing he hasn’t done that touched off an international media frenzy
Where Were You in '62?
Where Were You in ’62?
A series of headshots from 1962 offers a snapshot of Oxy on its 75th anniversary—and leaves us looking for your help to identify a few unfamiliar faces
Marcia Homiak
A Generation of Greats
Six of Oxy’s longest tenured and most popular professors are retiring this spring—and some of their best and brightest students recount their impact and influence
Bob Winter
Going in Bungalow Style
Professor emeritus Bob Winter (1924-2019) left no tile unturned in his appreciation of the architecture of Los Angeles
Worth Noting
Literary honors for history professors Lisa Sousa and Sharla Fett, and a National Science Foundation grant for biology professor Dan Pondella '87 M'92
Seven Wonders
Oxy’s next generation of academics reflects on the College, their research, and the value of mentoring
Thinking Ahead
What does the future of Occidental’s curriculum look like? Inclusive, interdisciplinary, urban, and global, according to a task force of Oxy faculty
Oxy economics faculty
Economies of Scale
These are boom times for economics—Oxy’s biggest major for the last 19 years. As two popular professors prepare to retire, how will the department evolve?

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