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USC Dornsife College
Biological Sciences, Human and Evolutionary Biology

 

Christa Bancroft, Assistant Professor (Teaching), Biological Sciences
Office: ZHS 470
Contact: cbancrof@usc.edu

 

stephanie-bogart Stephanie Bogart, Lecturer, Biological Sciences
Contact: (213) 821-8340, sbogart@usc.edu

 

 

Woman_SilhoutteNancy Castro, Assistant Professor (Teaching), Biological Sciences
Office:  AHF 107
Contact: ncastro@usc.edu

 

Tamara Espinet thumbnailTamara Espinet, Lecturer, Biological Sciences
Office: PED 107
Contact: (213) 740-2495, espinet@usc.edu

 

gioa Gioia Palidori Francisco, Lecturer, Biological Sciences
Office: AHF 253
Contact: gpolidor@usc.edu 

 

Gudrun Bara Floyd, Master Lecturer, Biological Sciences
Office: PED 109b
Contact: (213) 821‑1871, gbfloyd@usc.edu 

 


Biological Sciences, Marine Environmental Biology

 

Karla_Heidelberg.jpg Karla Heidelberg, Professor (Teaching), Biological Sciences
Office: CAS 116
Contact:  kheidelb@usc.edu
Research Interests: Marine and environmental microbiology and ecology; Protist diversity; Environmental genomics and other ‘-omic’ applications to study microbial ecology.

 


Biological Sciences, Molecular & Computational Biology

 

ghittoni Raffaella Ghittoni, Lecturer, Biological Sciences
Office: ZHS 256
Contact: rghitton@usc.edu 


Biological Sciences, Neurobiology

 


Chemistry

 

Rebecca_Broyer_thumbnail.jpg Rebecca Broyer, Assistant Professor (Teaching), Chemistry
Office: SGM 102A
Contact: (213) 740-0620, rbroyer@usc.edu
Research Interests: Chemical education, curriculum development.

 

 Woman_SilhoutteJasmine Bryant, Assistant Professor (Teaching), Chemistry
Contact: bryantja@usc.edu

 

 

Jessica_Parr Jessica Parr, Associate Professor (Teaching), Chemistry
Office: SGM 304
Contact: (213) 740-6614, parr@usc.edu 
Research Interests: Chemical education, focusing on developing practical general chemistry laboratory experiments.

 


Earth Sciences

 


Mathematics

 

cindy-blois Cindy Blois, Lecturer, Mathematics
Contact: cblois@usc.edu

 

 

Cymra_Haskel.jpg Cymra Haskell, Professor (Teaching), Mathematics
Office: KAP 120C
Contact: (213) 740-2460, chaskell@math.usc.edu 
Research Interests: Statistical properties of dynamical systems and modeling of biological processes.

 

Felicia Tabing, Lecturer, Mathematics

Contact:  tabing@usc.edu

 


Physics and Astronomy

 


USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

 

Woman_SilhoutteInna Abramova, Lecturer, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Contact: (213) 740 – 5234, abramova@usc.edu

 


Biomedical Engineering

 

Brittany KayBrittany Kay, Lecturer, Biomedical Engineering
Office:  DRB 140
Contact: (213) 740-0839, bkay@usc.edu
Research: Teaching

 


Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

 

Lessa GrunenfeldGrunenfelderer, Lecturer, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Contact: grunenfe@usc.edu

Research Interests: Manufacturing of high-performance carbon fiber reinforced plastics with an emphasis on processing efficiency and defect reduction

 


Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Geraldine Knatz,  Professor (Engineering Practice), Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office: KAP 210
Contact: (213) 740 – 0603,  knatz@usc.edu
Research Interests: Seaport policy and management, maritime transportation, international trade, seaport sustainability

 

Amy_Rechenmacher.jpgAmy Rechenmacher,  Associate Professor (Engineering Practice), Civil and Environmental Engineering
Office: KAP 230D
Contact: (213) 740 – 3615,  arechenm@usc.edu
Research Interests: Granular material failure and flow, Experimental Imaging, Strain localization/ Shear branding, Granular Physics

 


Computer Science

 

Sandra Batista, Senior Lecturer, Computer Science
Office: SAL 104
Contact: sbatista@usc.edu

 

Claire_Bono.gif Claire Bono, Lecturer, Computer Science
Office: SAL 310
Contact: (213) 740-4510,  bono@pollux.usc.edu
Research Interests: Computer Science Education.

 

Olivera Grujic, Lecturer, Computer Science
Office: TBD
Contact:  grujic@usc.edu

 

Tatyana Ryutov, Senior Lecturer, Computer Science
Office: PHE 336
Contact: tryutov@gmail.com

 

Sheila Tejada thumbnailSheila Tejada, Senior Lecturer, Computer Science
Office: SAL 316
Contact: (213) 740 – 4505, stejada@usc.edu
Research Interests:  Artificial intelligence, human-agent collaboration.

 


Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

 


Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

 

Woman_SilhoutteShalini Gupta, Lecturer, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Contact: shalinig@usc.edu