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Meet our Faculty & Staff

Meet our Faculty

Kimberly Persiani, Ed.D.

Kimberly Persiani
Kimberly Persiani, Ed.D.
C&I Division Chair, Professor
KH C2097
323-343-4461

Jamie Marsh, Ph.D.

Jamie Marsh
Jamie Marsh, Ph.D.
Associate Chair, Associate Professor, Multiple Subject Coordinator
KH A2027

Paula Arvedson, Ph.D.

Paula Arvedson
Paula Arvedson, Ph.D.
Professor
KH A2032

Mario Castaneda, Ed.D.

Mario Castaneda
Mario Castaneda, Ed.D.
Professor
KH C2055

Anna Chee, Ph.D.

John Eichinger, Ph.D.

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John Eichinger, Ph.D.
Professor
KH A2048
323-343-6167
jeichin@calstatela.edu

Joan Fingon, Ed.D.

Joan Fingon
Joan Fingon, Ed.D.
Professor
KH A2030

Oona Fontanella-Nothom, Ph.D.

Oona Fontanella-Nothom
Oona Fontanella-Nothom, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Early Childhood/Primary Coordinator
KHA3045
323-343-4370
ofontan@calstatela.edu

Brian Gibbs, Ph.D.

Brian Gibbs
Brian Gibbs, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
KH A2408

Verónica González, Ph.D.

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Verónica González, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Bilingual/Multicultural Coordinator
KHC2062
vgonza150@calstatela.edu

 

Rebecca Joseph, Ph.D.

Rebecca Joseph
Rebecca Joseph, Ph.D.
Professor
KH A2025

Jose Paolo Magcalas, Ph.D.

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Jose Paolo Magcalas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
KHC2062

Jennifer McCormick, Ph.D.

Jennifer McCormick
Jennifer McCormick, Ph.D.
Professor
KH A2027
323-343-6250
jmccorm3@calstatela.edu

 

Socorro Orozco, Ed.D.

Socorro Orozco
Socorro Orozco, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
KH A3037
323-343-4366
sorozco7@calstatela.edu

Ambika Raj, Ph.D.

Ambika Raj
Ambika Raj, Ph.D.
Professor
KH A3045
323-343-6267
agopala@calstatela.edu

 

Christina Restrepo Nazar, Ph.D.

Christina Restrepo Nazar
Christina Restrepo Nazar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Single Subject Coordinator
KH A3050
323-343-6273
crestre2@calstatela.edu

 

John Shindler, Ph.D.

John Shindler
John Shindler, Ph.D.
Professor
KH A2045

Sharon Ulanoff, Ph.D.

Sharon Ulanoff
Sharon Ulanoff, Ph.D.
Professor
KH A3050
323-343-6273
sulanof@calstatela.edu

 

Miguel Zavala, Ph.D.

Miguel Zavala
Miguel Zavala, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
KH C2062
323-343-4359
mzaval44@calstatela.edu

 

Meet our Staff

Ronnie Cheng

Ronnie Cheng
Ronnie Cheng
Administrative Support Coordinator
KH C2097
323-343-4350
rcheng7@calstatela.edu

Vacant - Administrative Support Assistant II

Vanessa Limon
Vacant
Administrative Support Assistant II
KH C2097
323-343-4350