Faculty & Staff

Kinesiology Faculty

Robbi Beyer

Robbi Beyer, Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University
Phone: (323) 343-4664
[email protected]

Pedagogy, Adapted Physical Education; Director -Physical Activity Center for Education (PACE)

Dwan Bridges

Dwan M. Bridges, Ph.D., Ohio State University
Phone: (323) 343-4658
[email protected]

Adapted Physical Education; Movement Experiences for Children; Physical Education Pedagogy; PACE (Physical Activity Center for Education)

Andrew Cornwell

Andrew Cornwell, Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Phone: (323) 343-4648
[email protected]

Biomechanics; Motor Control; Exercise and Fitness; Exercise and Human Performance Laboratory.

Sierra Cordova

Sierra Cordova, Ed.D., California State University, Los Angeles
Assistant Professor
Phone: (323) 343-4639
[email protected]

Physical Education; Pedagogy; Positive Youth Development

George Crocker

George Crocker, Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Assistant Professor
Phone: (323) 343-4667
[email protected]

Exercise Physiology; Fitness Assessment; Statistics & Research Methods

Christine Dy

Christine Dy, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Phone: (323) 343-5440
[email protected]

Motor Learning/Control and Neuromuscular Rehabilitation spinal cord injury.

Daniel Frankl

Daniel Frankl, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
Phone: (323) 343-4662
[email protected]

Sociology and Psychology of Youth Sports; History and Philosophy of Physical Activity; Teacher/Coach Instructional Effectiveness; Information Technology in Kinesiology and Nutritional Science.
Website: http://instructional1.calstatela.edu/dfrankl/default.asp

Michael Selvan Joseph

Michael Selvan Joseph Ph.D., University California, Los Angeles
Assistant Professor
Phone: (323) 343-4580
[email protected]

Spinal Plasticity, Spinal Learning & Memory

Stefan Keslacy

Stefan Keslacy Ph.D., University of Montpellier, France
Assistant Professor, Graduate Coordinator for Kinesiology
Phone: (323) 343-4654
[email protected]

Exercise Physiology

Nazareth Khodiguian, Ph.D., University of Southern California
Phone: (323) 343-4676
[email protected]

Exercise Physiology; Exercise and Fitness; Exercise and Human Performance Laboratory.

Anne Larson

Anne Larson, Ed.D. Teachers College/Columbia University
Phone: (323) 343-5243
[email protected]

Sport-Based Youth Development; Community Leadership of Physical Activity; Founder of AIYDA – Activating Intentional Youth Development

Samuel Landsberger

Samuel E. Landsberger Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Phone: (323) 343-4655
[email protected]

Director, Rehabilitation Engineering Program at the Los Amigos Research and Education Institute (LAREI) of the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center; Rehabilitation, Design and Engineering Program; School Outreach: Program in Rehabilitation Design/Kinesiology.

Sae-Mi Lee

Saemi Lee, Ph.D. West Virginia University
Assistant Professor
[email protected]

Sport and exercise psychology, physical cultural studies. Program Director of Golden Eagle Physical Activity Mentoring (GEPAM).

Ahmed Badr

Ahmed Badr, MA, MBA, ACSM-CEP, ACSM-EMIII California State University Los Angeles
Lecturer/Clinical Exercise Physiologist
[email protected]

Stephen Gonzalez

Stephen Gonzalez, M.S. California State University Los Angeles
Lecturer/Activities Coordinator
[email protected]

Physical Activity Instruction Program Coordinator; Martial Arts; Gymnastics; Exercise and Fitness.

Cheryl Simmons

Cheryl Simmons, Ph.D. Florida State University
Lecturer/ Older Adults Group Exercise Faculty at the Mobility Center
Phone: (323) 343-466
[email protected]

Exercise Interventions and Aging, Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Connie Wong

Connie Wong, PT, M.A. in Education - California State Polytechnic University
Lecturer/ Co-supervisor of the Mobility Center
Phone: (323) 343-4657
[email protected]

Principles of Mobility Training, Neuro-rehabilitation

Ruben Zesati

Ruben Zesati, B.S. - California State University Los Angeles
Lecturer/Intramurals Coordinator
Phone: (323) 343-4626
[email protected]

Intramural-Recreational Sports Program Coordinator

Dr. Leila Rahnama

Leila Rahnama, PT, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Phone: (323) 343-5334
[email protected]

Chronic Pain, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Gait/Motion Analysis, Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, Postural Control



Brianna Lara
Administrative Support Assistant II
Phone: (323)-343-4651
Email: [email protected]

Emi Aoyagi
Administrative Support Coordinator II
Phone: (323)-343-4722
[email protected]

Raffi Brodeyan
Instructional Support Technician II
Phone: (323)-343-4644
[email protected]

Nelson Herrera

Nelson Herrera
Athletic Equipment Attendant
Phone: (323) 343-4675
[email protected]