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Nagai, Chikako (2007) Assistant Professor

Social Work

B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.S.W., University of Washington; Ph.D., Smith College, School for Social Work.


Naimpally, Ashok V. (1978) Professor

Chemical Engineering

B.S., Indiana Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University.


Nakai, Karen Kawai (1999) Executive Assistant to the President

Office of the President


Associate Professor

Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling

B.A., M.S., University of California, Los Angeles; Ed.D., Pepperdine University.


Nakayama, Kensaku (1987) Associate Professor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.


Nasr, Elhami B. (2002) Professor

Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management

B.S., M.S., California State University, Long Beach, Ph.D., University of Colorado.


Nayak-Guercio, Aparna (2006) Assistant Professor

Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures

B.A., University of Bombay, India; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh.


Neff, Hector (2002) Professor

Anthropology

A.B., Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.


Nelms, Barbara J. (1974) Professor

Nursing

B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.N., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

B.A., Rutgers University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Miami.


Newberger, Florence A. (2001) Associate Professor

Mathematics and Statistics

B.A., B.S., University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park.


Nguyen, Hannah-Hanh (2006) Assistant Professor

Psychology

B.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.


Nguyen, Hieu (2007) Assistant Professor

Marketing

B.A., Hanoi Foreign Studies University, Vietnam; M.A., Texas Christian University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington.


Nguyen, Huong Tran (2005) Assistant Professor

Teacher Education

B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., Point Loma college; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.


Nguyen, Richard P. (1984) Professor

Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management

B.S., National Institute of Technology, Taiwan; M.S., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Rolla.


Nguyen, T. Hung (2006) Assistant Professor

Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management

B.S., M.S., Concordia University, Canada; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University


Nguyen, Thang N. (1999) Assistant Professor

Information Systems

B.S., Lavel University, Quebec; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Ph.D., George Mason University.


Nguyen, Thinh V. (1986) Professor

Computer Engineering and Computer Science

B.S., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine; M.S., University of Southern California.


Nguyen-Lam, Kim-Oanh (1994) Associate Director

Center for Language - Minority Education and Research

B.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.A., Pepperdine University; M.A., United States International University; Ph.D., California Institute of Integrated Studies.


Nicholls, Walter J. (2004) Assistant Professor

Sociology

B.S., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.


Noble, Charles (1987) Professor

Political Science

B.A., Cornell University; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.


Noguera, Norma A. (2001) Associate Professor

Mathematics and Statistics

B.A., Universidad Nacional, Heredia; M.Ed., Ph.D., Ohio University.


Nolan, Lawrence P. (1997) Associate Professor

Philosophy

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.


Nou, Leakhena (2005) Assistant Professor

Sociology

B.A., California State University,Fullerton; M.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa; M.S.W. Columbia University, NYPh.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa.


Nowroozi, Ali (2007) Assistant Professor

Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management

B.S., Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern California.


O'Connor, Daniel (1999) Associate Professor

Political Science/Liberal Studies

B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.


O'Donnell, Julie A. (1994) Professor

Social Work

B.A., University of Wyoming; M.A., Eastern Washington College; Ph.D., University of Washington.


O'Gorman, Hugh (2002) Assistant Professor

Theatre Arts

B.A., Cornell University; M.F.A., University of Washington, Seattle.


O'Hara, Linda A. (2001) Assistant Professor

Management and Human Resources Management

B.S., Villanova University; M.B.A., Harvard University; M.S., Yale University; M. Phil., Yale University; Ph.D., Yale University.


Ohtmer, Ortwin A. (1986) Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Dr.-Ing., Technical University of Braunschweig, West Germany. Emeritus, 2006.


O'Lawrence, Henry (2001) Associate Professor

Professional Studies

B.S., Winston-Salem State University; M.S., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.


Olin, Stanley (1976) Director

Housing and Residential Life

B.A., Washington State University; M.A., Ohio University, Athens.


Oliver, John (1988) Professor

Social Work

B.A., California State University, Los Angeles; M.S.W., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Brandeis University.


Onderdonk, Nathan (2007) Assistant Professor

Geological Sciences

B.S., Principia College; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.


Ortiz, Anna M. (2003) Associate Professor

Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling

B.S., University of California, Davis; M.A. The Ohio State University, Columbus; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.


Ostrowski, John W. (1988) Professor

Public Policy and Administration

B.A., Youngstown State University; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University.


Ottolia, Dorothy J. (2001) Associate Professor

Design

B.F.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.Arch., California Polytechnic State University, Pomona.


Pabotoy, Orlando (2006) Assistant Professor

Theater Arts

B.A., The Juilliard School


Palmer, Rodwin (2007) Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

Athletics

B.A., University of California, Irvine.


Pandya, Sophia (2006) Assistant Professor

Religious Studies

B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.


Papp, Zoltan (2003) Professor

Physics and Astronomy

M.S., Ph.D., University of Debrecon, Hungary.


Paquette, Catha (2003) Assistant Professor

Art

B.A., Wheaton College, MA; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.


Para, Donald J. (1988) Dean

College of the Arts


Professor

Music

B.M., M.M., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.


Parentela, Emelinda M. (1996) Professor

Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management

B.S., Luzonian University Foundation, Philippines; M.S., Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Park, Sunook (2006) Associate Professor

Art

B.A., M.F.A., Art Center College of Design.


Parker, Douglas A. (1968) Professor

Sociology

B.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. Emeritus, 2005.


Parker-Jeannette, Cyrus (2006) Professor

Dance

B.A., California State University, Fullerton; M.F.A., University of California, Irvine.


Pastrana, David E. (1973) Professor

College of Business Administration

B.A., California State University, Los Angeles; J.D., University of California Berkeley. Emeritus, 2004.


Pasztor, Eileen Mayers (1999) Associate Professor

Social Work

B.A., Stanford University; M.S.W., The Ohio State University; D.S.W., The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.


Pattnaik, Jyotsna (2000) Professor

Teacher Education

M.Ed., Dr. Parsuram Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Orissa, India; M. Phil., Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


Pavri, Shireen C. (1999) Associate Professor

Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling

B.A., St. Xavier's College, Bombay, India; B.Ed., M.Ed., SNDT Women's University, Bombay, India; M.S., Ed.S., Miami University, Ohio; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Perez, Eduardo L. (2007) Assistant Professor

Design

B.Arch., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; M.Arch, Southern California Institute of Architecture.


Perez, Manuel (2005) Director

Career Development Center

B.A., San Jose State University; M.A., San Jose State University.


Perez y Perez, Leonardo (1980) Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.


Pernet, Bruno (2004) Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle.


Person, Dawn R. (1997) Professor

Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling

B.S., M.Ed., Slippery Rock University; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University.


Petray, Clayre K. (1987) Professor

Kinesiology

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University, Tempe.


Phengpis, Chanwit (2006) Assistant Professor

Finance

B.A., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington.


Philipose, Elizabeth (2002) Associate Professor

Women's Studies

B.A., University of Victoria; M.A., York University; Ph.D., York University, Toronto.


Piane, Gina (2001) Associate Professor

Health Science

B.A., M.P.H., D.P.H., University of Illinois at Chicago.


Piar, Carlos (1990) Professor

Religious Studies

B.S., Biola College; M.Div., Th.M., Talbot Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Southern California.


Pickett, Galen T. (1999) Professor

Physics and Astronomy

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Chicago.


Piker, Ruth (2006) Assistant Professor

Teacher Education

B.A., M.A., San Jose State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.


Platt, Susan (1997) Director

Testing and Evaluation Services

B.A., Radford College; M.A., University of Southern California; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.


Plax, Timothy G. (1987) Professor

Communication Studies

B.A., M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., University of Southern California.


Plecnik, Joseph M. (1985) Professor

Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management

B.E., Youngstown State University; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio State University.


Po, Henry N. (1968) Professor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.S., Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila, Philippines; M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of California, Davis. Emeritus, 2003.


Polakoff, Keith I. (1969) Professor

History

B.A., Clark University; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University. Emeritus, 2004.


Portnoi, Laura (2007) Assistant Professor

Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling

B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; M.A., Indiana University; M.A., University of the Western Cape, South Africa; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.


Potts, Marilyn K. (1989) Professor

Social Work

B.S., Purdue University; M.S.W., Indinana University, Indianapolis; Ph.D., Purdue University.


Pounds, Micheal C. (1989) Professor

Film and Electronic Arts

B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore; M.A., Ph.D., New York University.


Powell, David C. (2001) Associate Professor

Public Policy and Administration

B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., Miami University.


Powers, Kristin M. (2000) Associate Professor

Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling

B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.


Prince, Judy L. (2002) Psychologist

Counseling and Psychological Services

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.A., Psy.D., California School of Professional Psychology, Alhambra.


Pusavat, Yoko S. (1972) Professor

Asian and Asian American Studies

B.A., Osaka Women's University, Japan; M.A., California State University, Fresno. Emeritus 2002.


Qiu, Tianjiano (2007) Assistant Professor

Marketing

B.A., Zhejiang University, China; M.Ed, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Quam-Wickham, Nancy L. (1994) Professor

History

B.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.


Quintiliani, Karen (2003) Assistant Professor

Anthropology

B.A., Loyola Maramount University; M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.


Quirk, Matthew (2005) Assistant Professor

Teacher Education

B.S., Pennsylvania State University, University Park; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens.


Rae-Espinoza, Heather (2007) Assistant Professor

Human Development

B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, San Diego.


Rahai, Hamid R. (1989) Director

Center for Energy and Environmental Research and Services


Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

B.S., M.S., Californai State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., Univeristy of California, Irvine.


Raibley, Jason (2007) Assistant Professor

Philosophy

B.A., DePauw University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


Rainof, Alexander (1998) Associate Professor

Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures

B.A., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.


Rajpoot, Subhash (1990) Professor

Physics and Astronomy

B.Sc., Ph.D., Imperial College, London.


Ramirez, Genevieve M. (1974) Director

Learning Assistance Center


Professor

Chicano and Latino Studies

B.A., M.A., Rosary College, Illinois; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.


Ranney, Martha J. (2001) Associate Professor

Social Work

B.S., M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., University of Southern California.


Rasmussen, Amy Cabrera (2006) Assistant Professor

Political Science

B.A., M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., Yale University


Rasmussen, Karen (1989) Professor

Communication Studies

B.A., Dakota Wesleyan; M.A., University of Wyoming; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder.


Ratanasiripong, Paul (2006) Director

Counseling and Psychological Services

B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., Wright Institute.


Rauscher, M. Lauren (2006) Assistant Professor

Human Development

B.A., M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., Emory University


Reddy, Harnatha C. (1987) Professor

Electrical Engineering

B.E., Sri Venkateswara University, India; M.S., University of Baroda, India; Ph.D., Osmania University, India. Emeritus, 2006.


Reddy, Sabine B. (2001) Associate Professor

Management and Human Resources Management

M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Redman, Jeremy (2004) Assistant Professor

Civil Engineering and Constructon Engineering Management

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.


Redouane, Najib (1999) Associate Professor

Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures

B.A., FACLIP, Paris, France; M.A., Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada; M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada.


Reed, Jennifer (2006) Assistant Professor

Women's Studies

B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.


Reese, Leslie (2001) Professor

Teacher Education

B.A., Stanford University; M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.


Reiboldt, Wendy L. (1992) Professor

Family and Consumer Sciences

B.S., Miami University, Ohio; M.S. and Ph.D., Ohio State University.


Reid, Perrin B. (2004) Director

Equity and Diversity

B.A., Tufts University, MA; M.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA.


Reis, Raul F. (2000) Associate Professor

Journalism

B.A.,Universidad Federal do Para, Belem, Brazil; M.S.,Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas; Ph.D.,University of Oregon, Eugene.


Reynolds, Grace (2007) Assistant Professor

Health Care Administration Program

B.A., Macalester College; M.A., University of Alaska Anchorage; Ph.D., University of Southern California.


Rezaei, Ali (2002) Associate Professor

Educational Psychology, Administration and Counseling

B.S., M.S., Shiraz University, Iran; Ph.D., University of Calgary, Canada.


Rhee, Thomas A. (1988) Professor

Finance

B.A., Hankuk University of Foreign Seoul, Korea; M.A., Kent State University; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Wayne State University.


Rhoads, Thomas J. (1976) Professor

College of Business Administration

B.S., M.B.A., University of Southern California; J.D., Western State University.


Rich, Marc D. (2001) Associate Professor

Communication Studies

B.A., M.A., California State University, Northridge; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.


Richards, Catherine R. (2004) Associate Professor

Educational Psychology, Administration, and Counseling

B.A., M.A., University of California, Riverside; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara.


Richesson, Robin A. (2002) Assistant Professor

Art

B.A., M.F.A., California State University, Long Beach.


Riedel, Kyle (2003) Assistant Professor

Art

B.S., Portland State University, Oregon; M.F.A., University of Texas, Austin.


Rios-Ellis, Britt K. (1994) Professor

Health Science

B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon.


Riposa, Gerry (1989) Dean

College of Liberal Arts


Professor

Political Science

B.A., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside.


Rivera-Chang, Jose L. (2001) Associate Professor

Design

B.F.A., Catholic University; M.A., The Ohio State University.


Roberts, Pamela K. (1989) Professor

Human Development

B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., Notre Dame; M.A., Western Michigan; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.


Roberts, Sharon L. (1974) Professor

Nursing

B.S., M.S., University of California, San Francisco; Ph.D., University of Southern California. Emerita. 2005.


Robinson, Douglas W. (1989) Vice President

Student Services

B.S., M.S., Iowa State University, Ames; Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University.


Robinson, James C. (1972) Professor

Black Studies

B.A., M.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University. Emeritus, 2003.


Robinson, Thomas L. (1989) Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

B.S., San Jose State University; M.B.A., Pepperdine; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University. Emeritus, 2005.


Rodrigue, Christine M. (1999) Professor

Geography

B.A., M.A., California State University, Northridge; Ph.D., Clark University, Massachusetts.


Rodriguez, Jose I. (1995) Associate Professor

Communication Studies

B.A., M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., Michigan State University.


Rodriguez, Victor M. (2000) Associate Professor

Chicano and Latino Studies

B.A., University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.


Rojas, Maythee G. (2001) Associate Professor

Women's Studies

B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Arizona State University.


Rojo, Andy (2007) Baseball Assistant Coach

Athletics

B.A., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.


Rose, Frederic (2007) Assistant Professor

Art

B.F.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.F.A., California State University, Fullerton.


Rosenkrantz, Max Langan (2003) Assistant Professor

Philosophy

B.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.


Rourke, Bryan C. (2004) Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

B.S., College of William and Mary, VA; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine.


Rozee, Patricia D. (1987) Professor

Psychology/Women's Studies

B.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Davis.


Rozenek, Ralph (1988) Professor

Kinesiology

B.S., M.S., University of California, Los Angeles, Ph.D., Auburn University.


Rubio, Olga G. (1997) Professor

Teacher Education

B.S., Texas A & I University; M.S., University of Texas at San Antonio; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.


Rueda, Alfonso (1989) Professor

Electrical Engineering

B.S., M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University.


Runyon, Lowell R. (1968) Professor

Finance

B.S., University of Colorado; M.B.A., D.B.A., University of Southern California.


Russo, Albert C. (1988) Professor

Physical Therapy

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.


Ruwedel, Mark A. (2002) Associate Professor

Art

B.F.A., Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A., Université Concordia.