The School of Social Science, Policy & Evaluation is home to world-class faculty who are experts in their fields of endeavor. You’ll collaborate closely with them on research and benefit from individualized attention and a faculty-wide commitment to professional and personal mentorship.


Division of Behavioral & Organizational Sciences

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Eusebio Alvaro

Full Research Professor

Research Interests

Social Influence Processes, Health Promotion, Disease Prevention & Medicine

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Tarek Azzam

Senior Visiting Fellow

Research Interests

Social Research and Methodologies, Policy & Program Evaluations, Data Visualization and Evaluation

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Tiffany Berry

Dean, School of Social Science, Policy & Evaluation
Full Research Professor

Research Interests

Educational Program Evaluation, K–12 Educational Curricula, Comprehensive School Reform

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Michelle Bligh

Executive Vice President & Provost
Professor of Organizational Behavior

Research Interests

Leadership, Organizational Culture, Charismatic Leadership

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Kendall Cotton Bronk

Professor of Psychology

Research Interests

Purpose in Life, Adolescent Moral Development, Positive Youth Development, Qualitative Methods

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William Crano

Stuart Oskamp Chair of Psychology

Research Interests

Social Influence, Effects of persuasive information on drug addiction and HIV/AIDS, Minority and majority relationships to health information

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Jessica Diaz

Director, Human Resource Management
Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Organizational behavior, employee experience, psychological safety, diversity, equity, and inclusion, leader development, statistics and methodology

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Stewart I. Donaldson

Distinguished University Professor
Executive Director, Claremont Evaluation Center
Executive Director, The Evaluators' Institute (TEI)

Research Interests

Positive Organizational Psychology, Health/Well-Being & Positive Functioning Across Cultures, Program Design & Re-Design, Culturally Responsive Theory-Driven Measurement & Evaluation

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David M. Fetterman

Adjunct Professor, Visiting Scholar, and Research Fellow

Research Interests

Educational evaluation, medical education, higher education, empowerment evaluation, ethnography, tobacco prevention, tuberculosis elimination, social justice, gifted, migrant, and dropout prevention programs; homelessness, substance abuse prevention

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Cindi Gilliland

Professor of Practice in Organizational Psychology

Research Interests

Social Innovation, Resilience & Well-Being, Diversity and Inclusion

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Stephen Gilliland

University Professor

Research Interests

Organizational Justice, Employee Attitudes and Motivation, Leadership

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M. Gloria González-Morales

Associate Professor of Psychology
Director, Center for Academic & Faculty Excellence

Research Interests

Work stress; work-life issues; workplace victimization and incivility; relational practices and cultures; diversity; positive organizational interventions to enhance well-being and performance.

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Danielle Green

Assistant Professor of Practice

Research Interests

User Experience, Product Strategy, Gaming, Technology for Health and Wellness, Educational Technology, Inclusive Design

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Saeideh (Saida) Heshmati

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Research Interests

Human Flourishing Across the Lifespan, Positive Relationships & Love, Longitudinal Analysis

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Michael Hogg

Professor of Social Psychology

Research Interests

Self and Social Identity; Intergroup Relations and Group Processes; Influence and Leadership; Uncertainty, Radicalization and Extremism

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Jeanne Nakamura

Associate Professor
Director, Quality of Life Research Center

Research Interests

Engagement, Mentoring, Positive Aging

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Kathy Pezdek

Professor of Psychology

Research Interests

Memory & Comprehension, Eyewitness Memory, Autobiographical Memory

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Becky Reichard

Full Professor

Research Interests

Development of those not typically represented in leadership roles (e.g., women, BIPOC, LGBTQ+), Psychological mechanisms underlying the process of leader development (e.g., feedback, goal striving, self-views, implicit theories, leader development readiness), Development of leadership through experiences outside of the work context (e.g., global, sports, volunteering, crisis)

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P. Wesley Schultz

Full Research Professor

Research Interests

Environmental psychology, social psychology, conservation, sustainability, social influence, quantitative methods, big data

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Jason T. Siegel

Professor of Psychology

Research Interests

Social Psychology, Health Psychology, Persuasion, Survey Research

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Michelle Sloper

Associate Professor of Evaluation Practice

Research Interests

Positive youth development, evaluation capacity building, evaluation use, continuous quality improvement, expanded learning programs

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Anna Woodcock

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

Identity, Identity balance, Stereotypes, Diversity, STEM, Prejudice, Longitudinal Research, Quasi-Experimental Research, Intervention Evaluation, Theory-driven Interventions, Implicit Bias, Implicit identities

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Dakota Cintron

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Latent Variable Modeling, Measurement Theory, and Causal Inference


Division of Politics & Economics


Department of Economic Sciences
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Graham Bird

Clinical Professor of Economic Sciences
Program Director: International Money and Finance; International Economics and Development Policy
Co-Director: Claremont Institute for Economic Policy Studies

Research Interests

International Finance, International Macroeconomics, Economic Development

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C. Mónica Capra

Professor of Economic Sciences

Research Interests

Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Neuroeconomics

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Gregory DeAngelo

Associate Professor of Economic Sciences
Director, Computational Justice Lab

Research Interests

Criminal Justice, Law, Applied Econometrics

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Robert Klitgaard

University Professor

Research Interests

Public Policy, Economic Strategy, Institutional Reform, Corruption

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Tom Kniesner

Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests

Labor Economics, Health Economics, Econometrics

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Joshua Tasoff

Associate Professor of Economic Sciences

Research Interests

Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Animal Welfare Economics


Department of Politics & Policy
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Mark Abdollahian

Full Clinical Professor

Research Interests

Strategic Decision Making, International Political Economy, Sustainable Development

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Carlos Algara

Mary Toepelt Nicolai and George S. Blair Assistant Professor

Research Interests

American politics, the United States Congress, ideological representation, electoral politics, elite institutions

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Heather E. Campbell

Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy
Director, Division of Politics & Economics

Research Interests

Public Policy, Urban Environmental Policy, Environmental Justice

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Yi Feng

Luther Lee Jr. Memorial Chair Professor

Research Interests

International Political Economy, International Relations, Political Economy of China and Latin America, Quantitative Methodology

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Robert Klitgaard

University Professor

Research Interests

Public Policy, Economic Strategy, Institutional Reform, Corruption

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Jacek Kugler

Elisabeth Helm Rosecrans Professor of International Relations

Research Interests

Causes and Consequences of War, Political Performance, Power Transition

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Tanu Kumar

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Development, political behavior, urban politics, digital technology

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Tyler Reny

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

American Politics, Racial and Ethnic Politics, Political Behavior, Public Opinion, Political Psychology, Data Visualization

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Javier Rodríguez

Associate Professor
Field Chair for Policy

Research Interests

Public & Health Policy, Social Inequality, Quantitative Methods for Social Science Research

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Melissa Rogers

Associate Professor, Politics & Policy
Co-Director, Inequality and Policy Research Center
Field Chair, Comparative Politics
Field Chair, American Politics

Research Interests

Comparative Politics, Political Economy, Economic Inequality

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Sallama Shaker

Senior Fellow of Middle East & International Studies

Research Interests

Power Politics, Religion, and Culture in the Middle East; Feminization of Poverty and Global Challenges; Globalization


Emerit Faculty

Jean Reith Schroedel

Professor Emerita of Political Science
Former Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy

Thomas Willett

Professor Emeritus
Director, Claremont Institute for Economic Studies

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