Dec 14, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

Faculty



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Stephen C. Adolph, Stuart Mudd Professor of Biology and Chair, Department of Biology, 1993. B.S., M.S., Stanford University; PhD, University of Washington. Lecturer, University of Texas, Austin; Visiting Assistant Professor, Middlebury College; Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Anna N. Ahn, Professor of Biology, 2005. B.A., PhD, University of California, Berkeley. Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University.

William Alves, Professor of Music, 1995. B.M., B.S., Trinity University; M.M., DMA, University of Southern California. Lecturer, University of Southern California; Lecturer, Scripps College; Fulbright Senior Scholar, Institut Seni Indonesia, Yogyakarta.

Isabel Balseiro, Alexander and Adelaide Hixon Professor of Humanities, 1993. B.A., Barnard College, Columbia University; PhD, New York University. Visitor with Associate Status, African Studies Centre, University of Cambridge; Lecturer, Rutgers University.

Lucas BangAssistant Professor of Computer Science, 2018. B.S., M.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Hal S. Barron, Louisa and Robert Miller Professor of Humanities, 1979. A.B., Oberlin College; M.A., PhD, University of Pennsylvania. Postgraduate Research Historian, University of California, Riverside; Visiting Associate Professor, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan; Vernon Carstensen Award; Graves Award; NEH Summer Fellow (twice); Haynes Fellow; Newberry Library NEH Fellow; Huntington Library-Haynes Fellow; NEH Senior Fellow.

Lori C. Bassman, Professor of Engineering and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 2000. BSE, Princeton University; M.S., PhD, Stanford University. Associate Lecturer, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia; Research Assistant, Center for Integrated Systems, Stanford University; Teaching Assistant, Stanford University.

Arthur T. Benjamin, Smallwood Family Professor of Mathematics, 1989. B.S., Carnegie Mellon University; M.S., PhD, The Johns Hopkins University. Staff Member, National Security Agency, Washington, D.C.; Visiting Professor, California Institute of Technology.

Andrew J. Bernoff, Kenneth A. and Diana G. Jonsson Professor of Mathematics, 1998. B.S., B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; PhD Trinity College, Cambridge. Member, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, University of California, Berkeley; NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley; Assistant Professor, Northwestern University; Visiting Faculty, Duke University; Visiting Scientist, University of British Columbia; Visiting Faculty, New York University.

James C. Boerkoel Jr., Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2014. B.S., Hope College; M.S., PhD, University of Michigan. Graduate Student Instructor, Research Mentor, University of Michigan; Visiting Assistant Professor, Harvey Mudd College.

Katherine BreedenAssistant Professor of Computer Science, 2017. B.S., California Institute of Technology; PhD, Stanford University. Graduate research assistant, Teaching consultant, Stanford University; NSF Graduate Research Fellow.

Nicholas Breznay ‘02Assistant Professor of Physics, 2017. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.S., PhD, Stanford University. Postdoctoral fellowship, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Postdoctoral fellowship, University of California, Berkeley. 

Anthony Bright, John Leland Atwood Professor of Engineering Science, 1986. B.S., University of Manchester; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; PhD, University of Bradford. Instrument Engineer, Kellogg International, England; Visiting Researcher, UKAEA, Harwell, England; Lecturer, Teesside Polytechnic; Lecturer, Open University; Visiting Professor, University of Delaware.

Eliot Bush, Associate Professor of Biology, 2007. B.S., Harvard University; PhD, California Institute of Technology. Postdoctoral Fellow, the University of Chicago.

Mary Cardenas, Anthony W. LaFetra Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, 1995. B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara. Member of Technical Staff, Rocketdyne, Rockwell International; Research Scientist, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Alfonso Castro, Professor of Mathematics, 2003. B.S., M.S., Universidad Nacional de Colombia; PhD, University of Cincinnati. Chair, Department of Applied Mathematics, Professor of and Director of the Division of Mathematics, University of Texas, San Antonio; Associate and Full Professor, University of North Texas; Program Director: Applied Mathematics and Classical Analysis, National Science Foundation; Associate Professor, Southwest Texas State University; Visiting Professor, Universidad de Brasília; Associate and Full Professor, Associate Chairman, Mathematics, Centro de Investigación del I.P.N., Mexico.

Robert J. Cave, Professor of Chemistry, 1988. B.S., Michigan State University; PhD, California Institute of Technology. National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellow; Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana University; Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar; Research Associate, Brookhaven National Laboratory; Visiting Professor, Rutgers University; Dean of Faculty, Harvey Mudd College; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Harvey Mudd College; Director of Study Abroad, Harvey Mudd College.

Philip D. Cha, Professor of Engineering and C.F. Braun & Company Fellow, 1991. B.S., Cornell University; M.S., PhD, University of Michigan. Senior Research Engineer, Ford Motor Company. Visiting Professor, University of Michigan; Participating Guest, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Christopher Clark, Professor of Engineering, 2012. BASc, Queen’s University; MASc, University of Toronto; PhD, Stanford University. Assistant, Associate Professor, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo; Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo.

David Cubek, Associate Professor of Music and Director of the Claremont Concert Orchestra, Scripps College (Joint Music Program), 2010. B.M., McGill University; Graduate Diploma, Conservatory of Montreal; DMA, Northwestern University. Director, University of Chicago Chamber Orchestra; Lecturer, McGill University; Lecturer, Northwestern University.

Ambereen DadabhoyAssistant Professor of Literature, 2017. B.A., California State University Long Beach; M.A., PhD, Claremont Graduate University.

Albert Dato, Iris and Howard Critchell Assistant Professor of Engineering, 2014. B.S., University of California, Davis; M.S., PhD, University of California, Berkeley. Process Development Engineer, Novellus Systems, Inc.; Scientist, Air Liquide Electronics; Founder and CEO, Graphene LLC.

G. William Daub, Seeley Wintersmith Mudd Professor of Chemistry, 1978. B.A., Pomona College; PhD, Stanford University. Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University; Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar; Visiting Professor, University of California, Irvine.

Marianne de Laet, Professor of Anthropology and Science, Technology and Society, 2001. B.A., M.A., University of Leiden; PhD, University of Utrecht. Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer, California Institute of Technology; NWO postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University; Bamberger and Fuld Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton; Fulbright Scholar, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Lisette de Pillis, Norman F. Sprague Jr., Professor of Life Sciences and Professor of Mathematics; Chair, Department of Mathematics, 1993. B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Research Assistant, Michelsen Institute, Norway; Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Zachary Dodds, Leonard-Johnson-Rae Professor of Computer Science and Director, Computer Science Clinic, 1999. B.A., M.S., PhD, Yale University. Research Fellow, Yale Center for Computational Vision and Control; Software Manager, HelpMate Robotics.

Matina C. Donaldson-Matasci, Barbara Stokes Dewey Assistant Professor of the Life Sciences, 2014. B.A., Reed College; PhD, University of Washington. Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Arizona; Postdoctoral Associate, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology.

Thomas D. Donnelly, Professor of Physics, 1997. B.A. Middlebury College; PhD University of California, Berkeley. Visiting Assistant Professor, Swarthmore College.

Ziyad H. Durón ‘81, Jude and Eileen Laspa Professor of Engineering, 1987. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; PhD, California Institute of Technology. Engineer, Arco Oil and Gas Company, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center; Member of the Technical Staff, The Aerospace Corporation; Visiting Research Associate, California Institute of Technology.

Erika W. Dyson, Willard W. Keith Jr. Fellow of Humanities and Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 2009. B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.A., Columbia University, MPhil, Columbia University; PhD, Columbia University.

James C. Eckert, Professor of Physics, 1980. B.S., M.A., PhD, University of Southern California. Instructor, Loyola Marymount University; Visiting Associate Professor, University of Minnesota.

Michael A. Erlinger, Professor of Computer Science, 1981. B.S., University of San Francisco; M.S., PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles; Technical Staff Member, Bell Telephone Laboratory; Senior Project Engineer, Hughes Aircraft Company; Member of the Technical Staff, The Aerospace Corporation.

Ann Esin, Associate Professor of Physics, 2002. B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; A.M., PhD, Harvard University. Postdoctoral Fellow, Theoretical Astrophysics, California Institute of Technology; Visiting Assistant Professor, Harvey Mudd College.

Gary R. Evans, Ruth and Harvey Berry Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership, 1981. B.A., California State University, Fresno; M.S., PhD, University of California, Riverside. Lecturer, University of California, Riverside.

Ken Fandell, Michael G. and C. Jane Wilson Professor of Art, 2012. BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; MFA, University of Illinois at Chicago. Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Photography, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Visiting Artist, The University of Chicago; Instructor, Photography Department, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Alfred Flores, Assistant professor of Asian American Studies, 2018. B.A., M.A., University of California, Riverside; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Assistant Professor of History and Ethnic Studies, Riverside City College.

Okitsugu Furuya, Clinical Professor of Engineering, 2010. B.S., University of Tokyo; M.S., PhD, California Institute of Technology. Professor, Kogakuin University; CEO, Syn Tech Ltd., Japan: CEO, President, AMP Technology, Japan.

Jason Gallicchio, Assistant Professor of Physics, 2015. B.S., M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; PhD, Harvard University. Associate Fellow, University of Chicago Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics; Station Science Leader, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station; Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of California, Davis.

Sharon Gerbode, Associate Professor of Physics, 2012. B.S., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.S., PhD, Cornell University. Research Supervisor, Cornell University; Graduate Teaching Assistant, Cornell University; Physics Instructor, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Kash Gokli, Professor of Manufacturing Practice and Director, Engineering Clinic, 2012. B.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, M.S., Gujarat University, India. Principal, Lean Transformation Consulting; Senior Vice President, Amano USA Holdings; Director of Engineering, C. Schmidt Company; Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Campbell Hausfeld.

Jeffrey D. Groves, Professor of Literature, 1988. B.A., University of La Verne; M.A., PhD, The Claremont Graduate School. Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Harvey Mudd College.

Weiqing Gu, Professor of Mathematics and Director, Mathematics Clinic, 1996. B.S., Shanghai Teachers University; M.S., PhD, University of Pennsylvania; Program Director, National Science Foundation.

Vivien Hamilton, Associate Professor of History, 2011. BSc, Dalhousie University; M.A., PhD, University of Toronto. Instructor, University of Toronto.

David Money Harris, Harvey S. Mudd Professor of Engineering Design and Associate Department Chair, 1998. S.B. and MEng, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; PhD, Stanford. Technical Staff Member, Sun Microsystems and Intel Corporation.

Karl A. Haushalter, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biology, 2003. B.A., Rice University; PhD, Harvard University. Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego; Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Irvine.

Lelia Hawkins, Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2011. B.S., University of California, San Diego; PhD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD. Teaching and Research Postdoctoral Associate, University of San Diego; Instructor, University of San Diego.

Jae Hur, Assistant Professor of Biology, 2015. B.S., California Institute of Technology; PhD, Harvard University. Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Harvey Mudd College; Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles; Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard University.

Mark IltonAssistant Professor of Physics, 2018. B.S., M.S., University of Waterloo; PhD, McMaster University. Post-doctoral fellow, Conte Polymer Research Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Jon Jacobsen, Professor of Mathematics, 2002. B.S., M.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; PhD University of Utah. S. Chowla Research Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, Visiting Scholar in the Faculty of Science, University of Alberta.

Adam R. Johnson, Professor of Chemistry, 1999. B.A., Oberlin College; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California; Visiting Scholar, California Institute of Technology.

Charles Kamm, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choirs, Scripps College (Joint Music Program), 2005. B.A., Earlham College; M.M., Michigan State University; DMA, Yale University. Director of Choral Activities, Vassar College; Fulbright Fellowship, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland.

Dagan Karp, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean for Diversity, 2008. BSc, MSc, Tulane University; PhD, University of British Columbia. Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley.

Kerry K. Karukstis, Ray and Mary Ingwersen Professor of Chemistry, 1984. B.S., PhD, Duke University. National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley; Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar; Visiting Research Scientist, Chemical Biodynamics Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Robert M. Keller, Professor of Computer Science, 1991. B.S., M.S., Washington University; PhD, University of California, Berkeley. Assistant Professor, Princeton University; Visiting Assistant Professor, Stanford University; Associate and Full Professor, University of Utah; Director of Research and Vice President, Research and Development, Quintus Corporation; Professor and Chair, Division of Computer Science, University of California, Davis; Visiting Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Senior Staff Member, Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Technical Staff Member, The Aerospace Corporation.

Gordon C. Krauss, Fletcher Jones Associate Professor of Engineering Design, 2013. B.S., Haverford College; M.S., PhD, Boston University. Course Coordinator and Lead Instructor, Capstone Design Course, University of Michigan Department of Mechanical Engineering; Director, Metalworking Fluids Initiative, University of Michigan Department of Mechanical Engineering; Staff Scientist, Energizer-Schick/Wilkinson Sword Division; Technology Specialist, Ford Motor Company; Research and Development Engineer, Tytronics Corporation-Micromet Instruments.

Geoffrey Kuenning, Professor of Computer Science, 1998. B.S., M.S., Michigan State University; PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Computer Scientist, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory; Systems Programmer, Ball Computer Products; Senior Software Engineer, Digital Equipment Corporation; Manager of Operating Systems Development, Callan Data Systems; Principal Consultant, Interrupt Technology Corporation; Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles.

Nancy K. Lape, Professor of Engineering, 2005. B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; PhD, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratoire des Science du Génie Chimique, CNRS, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Industries Chimiques; Graduate Research Fellow, Recitation Instructor, University of Minnesota.

Rachel Levy, Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean for Faculty Development, 2007. B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; PhD, North Carolina State University. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Duke University; Graduate Research Assistant, North Carolina State University; Upper School Dean, Carolina Friends School; Educational Software Consultant, SAS Institute.

Colleen M. Lewis, McGregor-Girand Associate Professor of Computer Science, 2012. B.S., M.S., PhD, University of California at Berkeley. Computer Science Lecturer, The University of California at Berkeley.

Ran Libeskind-Hadas, R. Michael Shanahan Professor of Computer Science, 1993. B.A., Harvard University; M.S., PhD, University of Illinois (GTE Fellow).

Patrick Little, J. Stanley and Mary Wig Johnson Professor of Engineering Management and Chair of the Faculty, 1996. B.A., St. Johns University; M.S., DSc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Theresa Lynn, Associate Professor of Physics and Chair, Department of Physics, 2006. B.A., Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges; M.A., PhD, California Institute of Technology. Staff Scientist, Postdoctoral Scholar, Kellogg Radiation Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Harvey Mudd College; Co-founder, Caltech Project for Effective Teaching; Project Coordinator, California High School Cosmic Ray Observatory (CHICOS)

Gregory A. Lyzenga ‘75, Burton G. Bettingen Professor of Physics, 1990. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; PhD, California Institute of Technology. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, California Institute of Technology; Member Technical Staff, Technical Group Leader, Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Susan E. Martonosi, Joseph B. Platt Professor of Effective Teaching and Director, Global Clinic, 2005. B.S., Cornell University; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Research Assistant, MIT Global Airline Industry Center; Teaching Assistant, Sloan School of Business; High School Mathematics Teacher, U.S. Peace Corps, Republic of Guinea.

Debra Mashek, Professor of Psychology, 2005. B.S., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook. Research Assistant Professor, George Mason University; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, George Mason University.

Rachel Mayeri, Professor of Media Studies, 2002. B.A., Brown University; MFA, University of California, San Diego. Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Diego.

Catherine S. McFadden, Vivian and D. Kenneth Baker Professor of the Life Sciences, 1991. B.S., Yale University; PhD, University of Washington. Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, Davis; NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, Port Erin Marine Laboratory, Isle of Man; Research Associate, University College, Dublin.

Julie Medero, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2014. B.A., Swarthmore College, M.S., PhD, University of Washington. Graduate Research Assistant, University of Washington; Research Intern, Microsoft Research.

Leah MendelsonAssistant Professor of Engineering, 2017. B.S., Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering; M.S., PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

George Monta​ñezAssistant Professor of Computer Science, 2018. B.S., University of California, Riverside; M.S., Baylor University; PhD, Carnegie Mellon University. NSF Graduate Research Fellow; Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow. 

Mohamed Omar, Associate Professor of Mathematics, 2013. BMath., MMath., University of Waterloo; PhD, University of California, Davis. Harry Bateman Research Instructor, California Institute of Technology.

Melissa E. O’Neill, Csilla and Walt Foley Professor of Computer Science and Chair, Computer Science Department, 2001. BSc, University of East Anglia; MSc, PhD, Simon Fraser University. Instructor, Simon Fraser University.

Michael Orrison Jr., Professor of Mathematics and Associate Department Chair, 2001. A.B., Wabash College; A.M., PhD, Dartmouth College. Lecturer, Dartmouth College.

Elizabeth J. Orwin ‘95, James Howard Kindelberger Professor of Engineering and Chair, Department of Engineering, 2001. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.S., PhD, University of Minnesota. Research Assistant, University of Minnesota.

Nicholas Pippenger, Professor of Mathematics, 2006. B.S., Shimer College; B.S., M.S., PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University; Professor of Computer Science, University of British Columbia; MIT Instrumentation Laboratory (now the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory); IBM Research; University of British Columbia; IBM Fellow, Almaden IBM Research Center.

Salvador Plascencia, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, 2015. B.A., Whittier College; MFA, Syracuse University; M.A., University of Southern California. Novelist, Harcourt Press; Visiting Writer, Pitzer College; Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Riverside; Moseley Fellow, Pomona College.

Peter N. Saeta, Professor of Physics and Director, Physics Clinic, 1995. B.S., Stanford University; PhD, Harvard University. Postdoctoral Fellow, AT&T Bell Laboratories; National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Vatche V. Sahakian, Professor of Physics, 2003. BSc, MSc, McGill University; PhD, University of Chicago. Postdoctoral Associate, Lecturer, Cornell University.

Danae Schulz, Assistant Professor of Biology, 2016. B.A., Tufts University, B.M., New England Conservatory, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. Postdoctoral Fellow, Rockefeller University; Visiting Assistant Professor, Bard College.

David SeitzAssistant Professor of Cultural Geography, 2017. B.A., Macalester College; M.A., PhD, University of Toronto. 

Brian ShuveAssistant Professor of Physics, 2017. B.S., University of Toronto; PhD, Harvard University. Research, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University; Postdoctoral researcher, lecturer, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Waterloo; Teaching consultant, Derek Bok Center for Learning and Teaching, Harvard University.

Patricia D. Sparks, Professor of Physics, 1989. B.A., Carleton College; M.S., PhD, Cornell University. Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles; Lecturer, California State University, Fullerton; Visiting Scientist, University of California, Irvine.

Matthew Spencer, Assistant Professor of Engineering, 2015. B.S., M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; PhD, University of California, Berkeley. Visiting Assistant Professor of Engineering, Harvey Mudd College; Instructor, University of California, Berkeley.

R. Erik Spjut, Professor of Engineering and Union Oil Company Engineering Design Fellow, 1988. B.S., University of Utah; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Tanja Srebotnjak, Hixon Associate Professor of Sustainable Environmental Design, 2014. Diploma, Dortmund Technical University, Germany; M.S., University of Auckland, New Zealand; PhD, Yale University. Public Health Research Fellow, Natural Resources Defense Council; Research Affiliate, Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy; Senior Fellow, Ecologic Institute; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington; Statistician, United Nations.

Paul F. Steinberg, Malcolm Lewis ‘67 Professor of Sustainability and Society and Chair, Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, 2003. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; MPA, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government; PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz. Visiting Scholar, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Visiting Assistant Professor, Duke University; Founding Director, Conservation Policy and Governance Program, RARE Center for Tropical Conservation; policy advisor to The World Bank, Conservation International, World Conservation Union and Natural Resources Defense Council.

Daniel M. Stoebel, Associate Professor of Biology, 2010. B.A., Pomona College, PhD, The State University of New York, Stony Brook. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin.

Christopher A. Stone, Professor of Computer Science, 2000. B.S., M.S., PhD, Carnegie Mellon University.

Francis E. Su, Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics, 1996. B.S., University of Texas, Austin; A.M., PhD, Harvard University. Visiting Assistant Professor, Cornell University.

Lisa M. Sullivan, Professor of Economic History and Vice President and R. Michael Shanahan Dean of the Faculty​, 1990. B.A., Vassar College; M.A., PhD, University of Toronto. Assistant Professor, State University of New York, Fredonia; Research Fellow, Winterthur Museum; Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Harvey Mudd College; Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Harvey Mudd College.

Elizabeth A. Sweedyk, Associate Professor of Computer Science, 1999. B.A., Michigan State University; BSE, MSE, University of Michigan; PhD, University of California, Berkeley. Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, Instructor, Rutgers University, Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories.

John S. Townsend, Susan and Bruce Worster Professor of Physics, 1975. B.S., Duke University; M.A., PhD, The Johns Hopkins University. National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, Associate Research Scientist and Lecturer, The Johns Hopkins University; Research Associate, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University; Visiting Associate, California Institute of Technology; Visiting Fellow, University of Southampton, England; Science Fellow, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University; Visiting Professor, Duke University.

Katherine Elizabeth Trushkowsky, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2014. B.S., Duke University; M.S., PhD, University of California, Berkeley. Graduate Student Researcher, Intel Research, University of California.

Timothy J. Tsai, Assistant Professor of Engineering, 2016. B.S., M.S., Stanford University, PhD, University of California, Berkeley. Teaching and Research Assistant, University of California, Berkeley.

Gerald R. Van Hecke ‘61, Donald A. Strauss Professor of Chemistry, 1970. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.A., PhD, Princeton University. Teaching and Research Assistant, Princeton University; Chemist, Shell Development Company; Visiting Research Associate, University of Lille, France; Visiting Research Associate, Boston University Medical School; NAS Exchange Scientist: Institute of Physical Chemistry, Warsaw; Institute for Electron Physics, East Berlin; NASA/ASEE Faculty Fellow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory; University Guest Researcher, Osaka University; Guest Professor, University of Southampton; Camille and Henry Dreyfus Scholar; Certified Professional Chemist; National Certification Commission.

Katherine M. Van Heuvelen, Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2012. B.A., St. Olaf College, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison and St. Olaf College.

Hal Van Ryswyk, John Stauffer Professor of Chemistry and Chair, Department of Chemistry, 1986. B.A., Carleton College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Visiting Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Visiting Professor, Stanford University; Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University; Visiting Professor of Process Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich. 

David A. Vosburg, Professor of Chemistry, 2005. B.A., Williams College; PhD, Scripps Research Institute. Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School.

Ruye Wang, Professor of Engineering, 1990. M.S., Tianjin University, China; M.S., PhD, Rutgers University. Lecturer, Peking University, China.

Benjamin Wiedermann, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Core Curriculum Director, 2012. B.A., Boston University; PhD, University of Texas at Austin. Visiting Assistant Professor, Harvey Mudd College; Co-founder, No One Way Arts Collaborative, LLC, Denver, Colorado; Author, Deitel & Associates, Boston, Massachusetts.

Talithia D. Williams, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean for Experiential Learning/Research and Faculty Development, 2008. B.S., Spelman College; M.S., Howard University; M.A., PhD, Rice University; Lecturer, Rice University.

Darryl Wright, Willard W. Keith Jr. Fellow of Humanities and Professor of Philosophy, 1991. B.A., Princeton University; PhD, University of Michigan. Instructor, University of Michigan.

Yi-Chieh Jessica Wu, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, 2016. B.S., Rice University; M.S., PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Visiting Professor, Harvey Mudd College; Postdoctoral Associate and Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Qimin Yang, Professor of Engineering and Associate Director, Engineering Clinic, 2002. B.S., Zhejiang University; M.S., Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication; PhD, Princeton University. Research Assistant, Princeton University.

Darryl H. Yong ‘96, Professor of Mathematics, 2003. B.S., Harvey Mudd College; M.S., Claremont Graduate School; PhD, University of Washington. Von Kármán Instructor, California Institute of Technology; Visiting Assistant Professor, Harvey Mudd College.

Werner Zorman, Walter and Leonore Annenberg Associate Professor of Leadership, 2016. M.S., Vienna Institute of Technology. Associate Director of Engineering Leadership, Cornell University.  

Joint Athletics Faculty

Harvey Mudd College has partnered with Claremont McKenna and Scripps colleges since 1956 to provide students with state-of-the-art athletic facilities and coaches with expertise in 21 (10 men’s, 11 women’s) varsity sports. This joint program is known as CMS athletics (Claremont-Mudd-Scripps), and its primary purpose is to enhance student development and personal growth through participation in intercollegiate athletics. The entire CMS faculty is listed below, though only one-third of them are officially assigned to Harvey Mudd at any time.

Michael Sutton, Professor of Physical Education and Athletic Director, 1979. B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.S., United States Sports Academy. Head Men’s Water Polo Coach, Head Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges 1979–2000; Team Leader, United States Water Polo Men’s Olympic and National Team, 1988–1992.

Jodie Rae Burton, Professor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Golf Coach, Senior Women’s Administrator and Associate Athletic Director, 1979. B.S., M.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Teacher-Coach, Polytechnic School, Pasadena.

Jennifer Clark, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Soccer Coach, 2000-2003, 2017. B.A., Dartmouth College. Head Coach, Christopher Newport University; Assistant Coach, College of William & Mary; Assistant Coach, Colby College; Assistant Coach, Stanford University; Assistant Coach, Dartmouth College.

Kristen Dowling, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Basketball Coach, 2012. B.A., University of Redlands; M.A., Pepperdine University. Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach, Pepperdine University.

Matthew Edwards, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s Soccer Coach, 2015. B.S., University of Chichester; M.S., Springfield College. Head Coach, Knox College; Assistant Coach, Amherst College; Assistant Coach, Springfield College, Massachusetts. 

John Goldhammer, Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach and Associate Athletic Director, 1984. B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., California State University, Los Angeles; Instructor and Track and Field Coach, Santa Barbara City College; Assistant Women’s Track Coach and Men’s Field Event Coach, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Charles Griffiths, Associate Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach, 2001. B.A., Denison University. Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, Denison University.

Bim Jollymour, Head Men’s Golf Coach, 2001. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles. 

Greg Lonzo, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Coach, 2001. Pepperdine, 2002, three time NCAA Water Polo All-American; CMS Interim head coach, 2007–2008; CMS Assistant coach 2004-2005; Head Coach Riverside Water Polo Club, 2002–2007.

Gina Oaks-Garcia, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Softball Coach, 2018. B.A., California State University, Fullerton. 2004 Former All-American, California State University, Fullerton; Member of U.S., and Venezuela National Teams; Assistant Coach, Loyola Marymount University; Assistant Coach, Azusa Pacific University; Assistant Coach, California State University, Fullerton.

Kenneth Scalmanini, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s Basketball Coach, 1999. A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; M.S. candidate, Azusa Pacific University. Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges.

Paul Settles, Associate Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s Tennis Coach, 2004. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Cambridge University. Director of Player Services, ATP, Ponte Vedra, Florida.

Glenn Stewart, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Coach, 2014. B.A., California Polytechnic University Pomona. Assistant Coach, Cal Poly Pomona, 2009-2013. 

Kyle Sweeney, Associate Professor of Physical Education and Head Football Coach, 2011. B.S., Occidental College; M.S., Illinois State University. Defensive Coordinator, University of Chicago; Head Football Coach, MacMurray University; Defensive Coordinator, Endicott College; Assistant Coach, Illinois Wesleyan University; Recruiting Assistant, Occidental College.

Lauren Uhr, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, 2014. B.A., Fairfield University. Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Saint Mary’s College.

Kurt Vlasich, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Volleyball Coach, 2010. B.A., Pepperdine University. Assistant Volleyball Coach, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges, Club Director/Head Coach, Club West Volleyball.

William Walkenbach, Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Head Baseball Coach, 2015. B.S., Cornell University; M.A., Georgia State University. Head Baseball Coach, Cornell University. Head Baseball Coach, Franklin & Marshall College; Assistant Baseball Coach, Emory University.

Harvey Mudd Emeriti

Elizabeth Baughman, Staff Emerita, 2014.

Carl J. Baumgaertner, Clinical Professor of Engineering Emeritus, 1987.

Tad A. Beckman, Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, 1961.

Chih-Yung Chen, Associate Professor of Physics Emerita, 1990.

Courtney S. Coleman, Professor of Mathematics Emerita, 1959.

Iris C. Critchell, Instructor of Aeronautics Emerita, 1962.

Deren Finks, Dean of Admission Emeritus, 1988.

Mack Gilkeson, Professor of Engineering Emeritus, 1961.

Daniel L. Goroff, Professor of Mathematics and Economics, Vice President and Dean of the Faculty Emeritus, 2005.

John Greever, Professor of Mathematics Emeritus, 1961.

Richard C. Haskell, Professor of Physics Emeritus, 1980.

Thomas M. Helliwell, Professor of Physics and Dean Emeritus, 1962.

Robert T. Ives, Associate Professor of Mathematics Emeritus, 1958.

Joseph A. King, Professor of Engineering Emeritus, 1986.

Henry A. Krieger, Professor of Mathematics Emeritus, 1968.

Mitsuru Kubota, Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, 1959.

Betty Lumpkin, Registrar Emerita, 1961.

John I. Molinder, Professor of Engineering Emeritus, 1970.

James E. Monson, Professor of Engineering Emeritus, 1961.

Jeanne Noda, Vice President and Dean of Students Emerita, 1994.

Richard G. Olson ‘62, Professor of History Emeritus, 1976.

Daniel C. Petersen, Professor of Physics Emeritus, 1974.

J. Richard Phillips, Professor of Engineering Emeritus, 1966.

Alden F. Pixley, Professor of Mathematics Emeritus, 1962.

William K. Purves, Professor of Biology Emeritus, 1977.

Donald Remer, Professor of Engineering Ecomics Emeritus, 1975.

Jon C. Strauss, President Emeritus, 2006.

Wing Cheung Tam, Professor of Engineering and Computer Science Emeritus, 1974.

B. Samuel Tanenbaum, Professor of Life Sciences and Engineering and Dean Emeritus, 1975.

F. Sheldon Wettack, Professor of Chemistry and Dean Emeritus, 1993.

Robert P. Wolf, Professor of Physics Emeritus, 1963.