Current Faculty

Attias, Bernardo A.

(1994) Professor of Communication Studies. B.S. 1988, Northwestern University; Ph.D. 1997, University of Iowa.

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.

Hogen-Esch, Tom J.

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

Kent, Robert B.

(2008) Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. B.A. 1973, M.A. 1976, University of California, Davis; Ph.D. 1983, Syracuse University.

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.

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.

Morgaine, Karen

(2008) Associate Professor of Sociology. B.S., 1987, State University of New York; M.A. 1989, Antioch University; Ph.D., 2007, Portland State University.

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.

Shaw, Victor

(1997) Professor of Sociology. B.S. 1983, M.A. 1986, Wuhan University; M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1994, University of Hawaii.

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.




Emeriti

Krivonos, Paul D.

(1975) Professor emeritus of Communication Studies. A.B. 1967, M.A. 1969, University of California, Davis; Ph.D. 1975, Purdue University.