Faculty

Regular Faculty

Raul Villa, chair

Professor, English

B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Jaclyn Rodríguez

Professor

A.B., Occidental College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Advisory Committee 

Shanna Lorenz

Associate Professor, Music

B.A., Reed College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., New York University

Jennifer Piscopo

Assistant Professor, Politics

B.A., Wellesley; M.Phil., University of Cambridge; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Lisa Sousa

Professor, History

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

Dolores Trevizo

Professor, Sociology

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

Affiliated Faculty

Elizabeth Braker

Professor, Biology

B.A., Colorado College; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Lan T. Chu

Associate Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs

B.A., M.A., New York University; Ph.D., George Washington University

Robert Ellis

Norman Bridge Distinguished Professor of Spanish, Spanish and French Studies

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

Salvador Fernández

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Professor, Spanish and French Studies

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

Felisa Guillén

Professor, Spanish and French Studies

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

Mary Lopez

Professor, Economics

B.A., University of California, Riverside; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

John McCormack

Associated Professor, Biology

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

Richard Mora

Associate Professor, Sociology

B.A., Harvard College (Sociology); M.A., University of Michigan (Education); M.A., Harvard University (Sociology); Ph.D., Harvard University (Sociology & Social Policy)

Michael Shelton

Associate Professor, Spanish and French Studies; Cognitive Science

B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Ronald Solórzano

Professor, Education

B.S., M.Ed., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles