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Department Chair
Name Position Email Phone Location
Matthew Jones Professor, History/ Political Science; Department Chair, Social Sciences 760-384-6267
MB 319A
Name Position Email Phone Location
Benjamin Beshwate Associate Professor, History 760-384-6127
MB 317A
Nakysha Cummings Associate Professor, Psychology 760-384-6385
MB 317C
Alec Griffin Associate Professor, Anthropology/Sociology 661-823-4986
Sarah King Professor, Anthropology/ Sociology 760-384-6124
MB 319C
Norman Stephens Professor, Economics 760-384-6306
MB 237
Adjunct Faculty
Name Position Email Phone Location
Christina Christenson-Rockwell Adjunct Faculty, Psychology
April Eagan Adjunct Faculty, Anthropology
Hector Gonzalez Jr. Adjunct Faculty, Political Science
Matt Greedy Adjunct Faculty, History
Maria Heaton Adjunct Faculty, Philosophy
Vicki Koenig Adjunct Faculty, Psychology
Karen Lawhon Adjunct Faculty, Psychology
Deborah Lessany-Abdi Adjunct Faculty, Psychology
Ted Little Adjunct Faculty 760-379-5501
Ashlin Mattos Adjunct Faculty, Political Science
Karen Moore Adjunct Faculty, Philosophy
Donald Rosenberg Professor, History and Art 760-384-6272
Susan Shultz Adjunct Faculty, History
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