Apply by March 1 to start your Flex MBA or Accelerated MPH on March 18.

The School of Educational Studies (SES) is home to renowned faculty conducting high-quality education and policy research. SES faculty-scholars provide students individualized attention and professional mentorship, collaborating with and guiding them across the graduate school experience.

Core Faculty
Emeriti Faculty

María de Lourdes Argüelles

Professor Emerita, Education and Cultural Studies


Carl Cohn

Senior Research Fellow
Professor Emeritus


Philip Dreyer

Professor Emeritus of Education and Psychology


Charles Kerchner

Senior Research Fellow
Professor Emeritus


Bruce Isamu Matsui

Senior Research Fellow
Professor Emeritus


Mary Simpson Poplin

Senior Research Fellow
Professor Emerita


Jack H. Schuster

Senior Research Fellow
Professor Emeritus


Daryl G. Smith

Senior Research Fellow
Professor Emerita


Deborah Deutsch Smith

Professor Emerita of Education

Extended Faculty

Extended Faculty are faculty at the other Claremont Colleges who have professional affiliation with the School of Educational Studies. They may teach classes and/or work with students on research. They can oversee qualifying examinations and chair doctoral dissertations when appropriate and with approval.


Juanita Aristizábal

Pitzer College

Department

Modern Languages, Literature & Cultures


Alicia Bonaparte

Pitzer College

Department

Sociology


Azamat Junisbai

Pitzer College

Department

Sociology


Gilda Ochoa

Pomona College

Department

Chicana/o Latina/o Studies


Adrian Pantoja

Pitzer College

Department

Political Studies and Chicanx-Latinx Studies


Tessa Hicks Peterson

Pitzer College

Department

Cultural Studies/Urban Studies


Suyapa Portillo Villeda

Pitzer College

Department

Chicana/o-Latina/o Transnational Studies


Darryl Yong

Harvey Mudd College

Department

Mathematics

Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated Faculty are faculty or researchers from other institutions or organizations who have professional affiliation with the School of Educational Studies. They may teach classes and/or work with students on research. Additionally, they can work with students on their MA thesis projects, doctoral qualifying examinations, and/or doctoral dissertations when appropriate and with approval.


Laureen Adams

Research Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


Jennifer Alanis

Research Fellow


Christi Barrett

Urban Leadership Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


Martin Bonsangue

Senior Research Fellow


Susan “Sue” Borrego

Senior Research Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


Susan Bush-Mecenas

Senior Research Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


Donald Cardinal

Senior Research Fellow


Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos

Research Fellow


Brent Drake

Senior Research Fellow


Mark Figueroa

Senior Research Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


Hugo Garcia

Research Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


John Garcia

Urban Leadership Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


Bianca N. Haro

Research Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


Annie Knox

Research Fellow


Stacy Kula

Senior Research Fellow


Angela Locks

Senior Research Fellow


Debra Mashek

Senior Research Fellow


Gloria Itzel Montiel

Research Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


Leeshawn Cradoc Moore

Research Fellow


Thai-Huy Peter Nguyen

Senior Research Fellow


Joel Pérez

Research Fellow


Jennifer Rachford

Research Fellow


Fernando Rodriguez-Valls

Senior Research Fellow


Daniel Solórzano

Senior Research Fellow


Michael Thomas

Research Fellow


Jessica Tinklenberg

Research Fellow


Marco Valenzuela

Research Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


Darneika Watson-Davis

Urban Leadership Fellow
Adjunct Faculty


Matthew A. Witenstein

Senior Research Fellow

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