• CSUN History Department

Dr. Gloria Ricci Lothrop, 1934-2015

February 20, 2015

Dr. Lothrop came to CSUN in 1994 from Cal Poly Pomona to fill the first endowed Chair in History in the California State University system.  She was a passionate teacher and scholar of California History, and a vibrant presence on campus until her retirement due to ill health in 2002.  She endowed a scholarship for History students with dependent children in memory of her mother Maria Ricci.  Please read The Los Angeles Times obituary for more information on Dr. Lothrop.