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

Public policy:

José Z. Calderón

José Calderón, PhD

Expertise:
Chicano and Latino communities; Civil rights; Critical ethnography and participant observation; Experimental and service learning; Immigration; Healthcare policies; Language rights; Labor relations; Multi-ethnic coalitions; Race and ethnic relations; Urban community development; Urban and political sociology; US/Mexico relations.

Thomas L. Ilgen, PhD

Expertise:
International politics; International political economy; Science and technology policy; Antitrust policy; International trade regulations; Regulations on toxic and hazardous materials; Global governance; Global poverty; War and peace.

James Lehman, PhD

Expertise:
International Trade and Finance; Trade and Development Policy; Money and Banking; Public Finance.

Peter Nardi, PhD

Expertise:
"Friendships; Gay/homosexuality policy issues; Gay/homosexuality studies; Male friendships.

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.

Jack Sullivan, PhD

Expertise:
Clean water; Conflict and negotiation processes; Environmental policy; Policy analysis; Sustainability; Water policy; Water rationing; Water usage.

Rachel VanSickle-Ward, PhD

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