Joe Gutierrez Office of Strategic Communication (909) 537-5007 email@example.com
Fifteen new faculty members and a new deputy provost have joined the coyote pack at Cal State San Bernardino, for the 2017-2018 academic year.
The Office of the Provost welcomes Clare Weber to fill the newly created position of deputy provost. Weber, who has more than 30 years of leadership experience in higher education and the private sector, previously served as associate vice president for faculty affairs and development at Cal State Dominguez Hills.
In addition, the College of Arts and Letters welcomes one lecturer and one assistant professor; the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration welcomes three assistant professors and one associate professor; the College of Education welcomes one lecturer; the College of Natural Sciences welcomes two assistant professors and one chair; and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences welcomes five assistant professors.
Organized by academic college or division, the following list names the new faculty members, the level they were hired, their department, and the university where they earned their degree:
Division of Academic Affairs
- Clare Weber | deputy provost | Office of the Provost | Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
College of Arts and Letters
- Jessica Block-Nerren | lecturer | communication studies | M.A., Cal State Fullerton
- Nicholas Bratcher | assistant professor | music department | Ed.D., University of Georgia
Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration
- Essia Hamouda El Hafsi | assistant professor | information and decision sciences | Ph.D., UC Riverside
- Melika Kordrostami | assistant professor | marketing | Ph.D., Iowa State University
- Lynne (Susie) Pryor | associate professor | management | Ph.D., University of Nebraska
- Zhonghui (Hugo) Wang | assistant professor | management | Ph.D., Purdue University
College of Education
- Becky Sumbera | lecturer | educational leadership and technology | Ed.D., Pepperdine University
College of Natural Sciences
- Terese Burch | chair | nursing | Ph.D., the University of Illinois at Chicago
- Zhaojing Chen | assistant professor | kinesiology | Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
- Sang Ouk Wee | assistant professor | kinesiology | Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Jennifer Alford | assistant professor | geography and environment studies department | Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- Stacy Forcino | assistant professor | psychology | Ph.D., Idaho State University
- Rigaud Joseph | assistant professor | social work | Ph.D., Florida State University
- Rishabh Kumar | assistant professor | economics | Ph.D., New School for Social Research in New York City
- James Simon | assistant professor | social work | Ph.D., USC
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