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Faculty & Staff

Kinesiology, Nutrition and Food Science Faculty

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

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

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

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


Laura CalderonLaura Calderon, Dr.P.H., RD Loma Linda University
Emeriti Professor
[email protected]

Community Nutrition, Obesity, Management in Dietetics, Eating Disorders, Time Management, Stress Management, Seminars in Dietetics, Nutrition and Fitness, Adolescent Health, Nutrition for the Athlete, Research Concepts

 

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

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


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

Physical Education; Pedagogy; Positive Youth Development

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

Exercise Physiology; Fitness Assessment; Statistics & Research Methods


Ray DeLeonRay D. DeLeon Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
School Director and Professor
Phone/Ext: (323)- 343-4855
[email protected]

Neuromuscular Rehabilitation/Therapy; Motor Learning/Control; Mobility Center; Spinal Plasticity Laboratory; Spinal Cord Injury Exercise Research.

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

Motor Learning/Control and Neuromuscular rehabilitation after spinal cord injury.


Daniel FranklDaniel Frankl Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
Professor
Phone/Ext: (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

Kimberly GottesmanKimberly Gottesman, DCN, RDN, LDN, CNSC Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Assistant Professor
[email protected]

Management Principles in Dietetics, Weight Management, Physical Activity, Nutrition Support


Kathryn HillstromKathryn (Mandy) Hillstrom, Ed.D., MPH, RDN University of Southern California
Professor and DPD Director
Phone/Ext: (323) 343-4729
[email protected]

Introductory Nutrition, Maternal and Childhood Nutrition, Cultural Foods, Current Concepts and Controversies, Management in Dietetics

Pera JambazianPera Jambazian, Dr.P.H., RD Loma Linda University
Emeriti Professor
[email protected]

Institutional Foods, Nutrition, Food Service Management, Cultural Foods, Sanitation.

 


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

Spinal Plasticity, Spinal Learning & Memory

Anureet Kaur ShahAnureet Kaur Shah, Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University, Dallas
Assistant Professor and Graduate Student Coordinator (Nutritional Science)
Phone/Ext: (323) 343-4031
[email protected]

Nutritional Biochemistry; Bioactive compounds; Isoprenoids and chronic diseases (cancer and cardiovascular diseases)


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

Exercise Physiology

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

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


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

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

Samuel LandsbergerSamuel E. Landsberger Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professor
Phone/Ext: (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 LeeSae-Mi Lee, Ph.D. West Virginia University
Assistant Professor
[email protected]

Sport and exercise psychology, physical cultural studies

 

Sunil MangalassarySunil Mangalassary, Ph.D. Clemson University
Professor and Associate Director
Phone/Ext: (323) 343-5441
[email protected]

Coordinator, Food Science and Technology Program, Food Safety/Food Microbiology/Food Packaging


Ailish SheardAilish C. Sheard, Ph.D.,University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Assistant Professor
Phone/Ext: (323) 343-5334
[email protected]

Environmental Physiology

Clea TuckerClea Tucker, PT, DPT Azusa Pacific University
Assistant Professor
Phone/Ext: (323) 343-4641
[email protected]

Advanced Movement Analysis in Sport, Performance, and Injury, Practicum in Performance Medicine, Biopsychosocial Application: A Case-Based Application in Sport and Performance

Research interests: Performance (sports & performing arts) Medicine & Neuroscience: concussions, chronic pain, movement science.

Health Equity & Multidisciplinary approaches to care; Female Injury patterns and prevention


Jing ZhaoJing Zhao, Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Assistant Professor
Phone/Ext: (323) 343-4665
[email protected]

Food Science and Technology, Food Chemistry

 

 

Kinesiology, Nutrition and Food Science Lecturer

Carrie AdaseCarrie Adase MS, RDN California State University Los Angeles
Lecturer/ Post Baccalaureate Coordinator/DPD Advisor
[email protected]

 

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

 


Suzanne ElizondoSuzanne Elizondo, MS, RDN Case Western Reserve University, Ohio
Lecturer/ Student Dietetic Association co-Advisor
[email protected]

 

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

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


Eileen Moylan, MS, RDN California State University Los Angeles
Lecturer/ KNFS Contracts Coordinator
[email protected]

Adult Nutrition, Foodservice Management, Institutional Foodservice, Professional Interactions and Writing Skills

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

Exercise Interventions and Aging, Sport and Exercise Psychology.


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

Principles of Mobility Training, Neuro-rehabilitation

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

Intramural Recreational Sports Program Coordinator

 

Staff

Maria ErskineMaria Victoria (Marivic) Erskine
Administrative Support Coordinator I
Phone/Ext: 4650
[email protected]

 

Nelson HerreraNelson Herrera
Athletic Equipment Attendant
Phone/Ext: 4675
[email protected]


Ashlie Garcia​Ashlie Garcia
Administrative Support Assistant II
Phone/Ext: 4650

 

Alexandrea Virula​Alexandrea Virula
Instructional Support Tech II-Equipment Room
Phone/Ext: 4669
[email protected]