Expert Directory

Pitzer College faculty experts are ready to assist the members of the media on a variety of topics. If you do not find the topic you’re looking for, contact Anna Chang at 909.607.0491 or anna_chang@pitzer.edu

California Politics:

Alicia Bonaparte, PhD

Expertise:
African American sociology, Birthing, Consumer health experiences, Criminology, Female juvenile delinquency, Healthcare professionals and consumer relationships, Hierarchy system within healthcare for sociological classes, Historical research, Immigrant healthcare, Medical sociology, Men and women in American society, Midwiferly, Reproductive health, Reproductive healthcare in California, Public policy in healthcare, Teenage pregnancy and infant mortality.

Melinda Herrold-Menzies, PhD

Expertise:
California cultures and ecosystems; Conflicts over natural resources; Eco-tourism; Gender and the environment; Global warming; Nature reserves in China and Russia; Natural history; Sustainability.

Adrian Pantoja, PhD

Adrian Pantoja, PhD

Expertise:
American politics; California government and policy; Gangs; Immigration; Health care reform; Latino political behavior; Public opinion; Race relations; Racial and ethnic politics; Urban unrest.

Rachel VanSickle-Ward, PhD

Expertise:
Public policy; American politics; California/state politics; women in politics; constitutional law and legal politics