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


Mita Banerjee, PhD

Emotional development; Children's folk theories; Relationship between conceptual knowledge and social adjustment; Peer relationships; Family and divorce.

Jeff Lewis, PhD

Educational institutional evaluation and improvement; Historical comparisons of psychological theories and practices; Nonverbal communication; Teacher evaluation and improvement; Workplace psychology.

David Moore

David Moore, PhD

Developmental psychology; Social and emotional development in preschool and early school age children.

KaMala Thomas, PhD

Influence of Chronic Stress and Psychological Resilience on Depression and Biological Correlates of Stress and Disease; Management of Chronic Illness in Patients and their Families; Influence of Culture; Ethnicity; and Socioeconomic Status on Health

Richard Tsujimoto, PhD

Asian-American Mental Health; Clinical psychology