Faculty Profiles

Daniel Christensen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History, Department Chair

Ph.D. University of California, Riverside, 2004; M.A. University of California, Riverside, 1999; B.A. University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1996; B.A. Crossroads College, 1982

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Alicia Dewey

Alicia Dewey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History

Ph.D. Southern Methodist University, 2007; MA Southern Methodist University, 2005; J.D. Southern Methodist University, 1987; B.A. Davidson College, 1984.

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Darren Guerra

Darren Guerra, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science

Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University, 2005; M.A., Claremont Graduate University, 1996; B.A.Vanguard University, 1991.

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Susan lim

Susan Lim
Assistant Professor of History

B.A. Univ. of Calif. Berkeley, 1999; M.A. UCLA, 2002; Ph.D. UCLA, 2006

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Judith Mendelsohn Rood, Ph.D.
Professor of History and Middle Eastern Studies

University of Chicago, 1993; MA Georgetown University 1982; BA New College, 1980; Specialization in Middle Eastern and Islamic History

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Scott Waller

Scott A. Waller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Political Science, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, 2010; M.A. in Politics, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, 2008; M.A. in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics, Biola University, La Mirada, CA, 1999; B.S. in Accounting, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, 1987.

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Evanson Wamagatta, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History

B.A. Hons. 1985, University of Nairobi; M.A. in History, 1989; University of Nairobi Ph.D. in History 2001, West Virginia University

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Chris Castile
Adjunct Professor of Political Science

B.A. Cal State Univ. Long Beach, 2005; M.A. Cal State Univ. Long Beach, 2008


Robert Farrar
Adjunct Professor of History

B.A. Biola University, 1982; M.A. Azusa Pacific University, 1990; Pepperdine University, D. of Education-Institutional Management, 1999


George Giacumakis
Adjunct Professor of History

B.A. Hebrew-Hellenistics, Shelton College, 1959; M.A. Brandeis University, 1961; Ph.D. Brandeis University, 1963


Mike Jimenez
Adjunct Professor of History

B.A. Biola University, 2006; Currently working on Ph.D. in Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary


Stephen Kennedy
Adjunct Professor of Political Science

B.A. USC, 1972; M. Div.  Talbot Theological Seminary, 1980; Ph.D. USC, 1989


Mary Ann Lind
Adjunct Professor of History

B.A. University of Northern Colorado; M.A. University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D. University of Colorado; Fulbright Scholar in Bangalore, India


Pat Lampman
Adjunct Faculty of History

BA Biola University, 1969; MA California State College Long Beach, 1972; Ph.D. Claremont Graduate School, 1980


Ruth Mills-Robbins
Adjunct Professor of History


Scott Moffatt
Adjunct Professor of History

B.A. Calif. State Univ. Fullerton, 1991; M.A. Calif. State Univ. Fullerton, 1999


Lisa Riggin
Adjunct Professor of History

M.A. Calif. State Long Beach, 2002; Ph.D. UC Riverside, 2006


Paul Rood
Adjunct Professor of Political Science and History

B.A. Claremont McKenna College; M.A. Claremont Graduate School


Brent Whitefield
Adjunct Professor of History

B.A. Amherst College; M.A. Regent College (Vancouver); Ph.D. Cambridge University