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Faculty & Staff

Marlene Medrano

Assistant Professor, History
PhD, History, Indiana University
MA, Education, California State University, Los Angeles
BA, Psychology, UCLA
Research Interests: Latin America, U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, Gender and Sexuality, and Public Health
medranbm@lacitycollege.edu 

Anthony Clark

Department Chair
Associate Professor, Sociology
MA, Sociology, California State University, Northridge
BA, Sociology, California State University, Northridge
Research Interests: Kennedy Assassination, Social Justice 
FH 219F
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2949
clarka@lacitycollege.edu

W. Gabriel Selassie I

Ralph Bunche Associate Professor of U.S. History & African American Studies (Joint): Ralph Bunche Honors Program
Post Doc: St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, Political Science, Democracy in Africa
PhD, History, Claremont Graduate School (CGS)
MA, Theology, University of Notre Dame
MA, African-American Studies, UCLA
MA, Public History: Digital Humanities, CSU Dominguez Hills
Bach. of Architecture, Prairie View A & M University of Texas (HBCU)
Research Interests: 19th & 20th Century African-American Intellectual & Cultural History, Marcus Garvey, Rastafari/Caribbean culture & history, Blacks in the West, Rituals & Power, Public History & Digital Humanities, Race & Racism.
FH 219E
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2561
selasswg@lacitycollege.edu

Carlos Guerrero

Associate Professor, Chicano Studies
PhD, Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University
MA, Chicano Studies, California State University, Northridge
BA, Chicano Studies, California State University, Northridge
Research Interests: Media, the new Western history, Community Colleges, Education and Critical Pedagogy
FH 219A
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2506
guerrecr@lacitycollege.edu

Joe Meyer 

Associate Professor, Political Science
MA, Political Science, Marquette University
BA, Political Science, Marquette University
Research Interests: Middle East Politics, Defense & Strategic studies, Democracy & Failed States
FH 219I
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2562
meyerjn@lacitycollege.edu

Brian Bartelt

Associate Professor, Anthropology
PhD, Anthropology, University of Southern California
MA, Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California
BA, History, East Carolina University
Research Interests:  African Studies, Ritual Studies, Anthropology of Consciousness (shamanism, healing, witchcraft), Visual Anthropology (ethnographic filmmaking)
FH 219G
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2693
bartelba@lacitycollege.edu

Melvin Aaron 

Associate Professor, Political Science
Political Science PhD Candidate, Howard University
MA, Political Science, University of Washington, Seattle
BA, Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
Research Interests: Amilcar Cabral, African Politics, Comparative & Black Radical Politics
FH 219H
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2953
aaronm@lacitycollege.edu

Christina Heisser

Assistant Professor, World History
PhD, History, Indiana University
MA, History, Indiana University
BA, History, Valparaiso University
Research Interests: Latin American History, Popular Religion, Mexico-U.S. Migration, Modern Mexican History, History of Race and Migration in the United States.
FH 219D
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2955
heissecm@lacitycollege.edu

Anika Jackson

Assistant Professor, Political Science
MA, Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
BA, Political Science, California State University, Northridge
Research Interests: Public Opinion, Race, Ethnicity & Politics, Human Rights
FH219C
jacksoas@lacitycollege.edu



 

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