Current Faculty

Ballard, James D.

(2002) Professor of Sociology. B.S. 1991, M.A. 1992, Jacksonville State University; Ph.D. 2000, University of Nevada.

Becker, Lawrence

(2002) Eugene C. Price Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1991, University of California, San Diego; M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2001, University of Massachusetts.

Cahn, Matthew A.

(1991) Associate Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences; Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1986, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1988, Ph.D. 1991, University of Southern California.

Carter, Michael J.

(2011) Associate Professor of Sociology. B.A. 1995, Sonoma State University; M.A. 2003, San Diego State University; Ph.D. 2010, University of California, Riverside.

Hogen-Esch, Tom J.

(2002) Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1991, Ph.D. 2001, University of Southern California.

Jackiewicz, Edward

(2001) Professor of Geography. B.S. 1983, Arizona State University; M.A. 1993, Temple University; Ph.D. 1998, Indiana University.

Knott, Theresa F.

(2010) Associate Professor of Social Work. B.A. 1996, M.S.W. 2001, Ph.D. 2008, University of Toronto; B.S.W. 1999, York University.

Leitch David G.

(2011) Assistant Professor of Political Science. B.A 2000, Oberlin College; M.A. 2002, Ph.D. 2008, University of California, San Diego.

Love, Susan M.

(2007) Associate Professor of Social Work. B.A. 1973, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1975 John F. Kennedy University; M.S.W. 1986, Ph.D. 1987, University of Washington.

McDonald, Lauren

(2008) Associate Professor of Sociology. B.S. 1993, St. Joseph’s University; M.A. 1996, University of Massachusetts, Boston; Ph.D. 2008, Graduate Center of City University of New York.

Michaud, Kristy E.

(2007) Associate Professor of Political Science. B.A. 2001, San Diego State University; M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2007, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Minassians, Henrik P.

(2008) Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.A. 1994, M.A. 1996, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2002, University of Albany State of New York.

Morin, Jason L.

(2012) Assistant Professor of Political Science. B.A. 2002, M.A. 2005, Baylor University; M.A. 2008, Ph.D. 2012, University of New Mexico.

Pih, Kay Kei-Ho

(2007) Associate Professor of Sociology. B.A. 1997, New York College; M.A. 1999, Ph.D. 2004, University of California, Riverside.

Ricks, Boris E.

(2008) Associate Professor of Political Science. B.S. 1989, Mississippi Valley State College; M.P.A. 1991 University of Mississippi; M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2003, University of Southern California.

Saiz, Martin R.

(2000) Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1978, Arizona State University; M.P.C.D. 1981, University of Colorado, Denver; Ph.D. 1991, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Sorrells, Kathryn

(1999) Professor of Communication Studies. B.A. 1978, Carleton College; M.A. 1992, Antioch University; Ph.D. 1999, University of New Mexico.

Theodoulou, Stella Z.

(1990) Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences; Professor of Political Science. B.A. 1977, City of London Poly; M.A. 1979, University of Essex; Ph.D. 1984, Tulane University.

Thomas, Ward

(2003) Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.A. 1985, University of Oregon; M.P.A. 1988, San Francisco State University; Ph.D. 1997, University of California, Los Angeles.

Toker, Zeynep

(2006) Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.A. 1998, M.A. 2000, Middle East Technical University, Turkey; Ph.D. 2004, North Carolina State University.

White, Theresa R.

(2008) Associate Professor of Africana Studies. B.A. 1992, University of Southern California; M.A., 1999, Ph.D. 2008, University of California, Los Angeles.

Woldeamanuel, Mintesnot G.

(2011) Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.S. 2001, Ethiopian Civil Service College; M.E. 2004, Ph.D. 2007, Hokkaido University.




Emeriti

Campbell, Warren M.

(1961) Professor emeritus of Political Science. B.A. 1948, University of Minnesota; M.A. 1954, Ph.D. 1963, Stanford University.

Leu, Christopher A.

(1967) Professor emeritus of Political Science. B.A. 1960, University of California, Riverside; M.A. 1962, Ph.D. 1973, University of California, Los Angeles.