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Addison, Kathleen
History
addisoke@lavc.edu
 
 
Armour, Kresse
Political Science
A.A., Los Angeles Valley College

B.A., California State University, Bakersfield

M.A., California State University, Bakersfield

Ms. Armour specializes in Feminist Post-Structuralism, was a presenter on the topic at the CSUF Gender Research Conference and was the primary instructor for the ‘Women in Politics’ course at Los Angeles City College. She has previously taught at CSU Bakersfield, Los Angeles Trade Tech College, Los Angeles Mission College, Los Angeles Southwest College and El Camino College. She also worked for many years as an interpreter for the deaf in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Kern Counties. In addition to serving as a consultant on several political campaigns, Ms. Armour has also held public office, serving two terms on the Board of the Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council, an affiliate agency of the Los Angeles City Council. She also served as Council Aide and Field Deputy for LA City Councilmember Richard Alarcon. She also served as assistant to the City Manager of the City of Big Bear Lake, as well as serving as the city’s Public Information Officer and Public Relations Manager. Prior to this she was a newspaper editor whose duties included covering local and national politics. She has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe and Southeast Asia.

armourka@lavc.edu
 
 
Broslawsky, Farrel
Political Science, Humanities
broslafr@lavc.edu
 
 
Cannon, Robert
Humanities
cannonrl@lavc.edu
 
 
Cutler, Matthew
History
cutlermo@lavc.edu
 
 
Dillon, John
History
dillonjd@lavc.edu
 
 
Garcia, Rogelio
Political Science
 
 
Goldman, Annie
Law, Political Science
goldmaa@lavc.edu
 
 
Hoffman, Abraham
History
hoffmaaz@lavc.edu
 
 
Hovsepian, Daniella
History, Political Science
hovsepds@lavc.edu
 
 
Kerze, Michael
History
kerzema@lavc.edu
 
 
Lehavi, Ron
Political Science
lehavir@lavc.edu
 
 
Lingrosso, Samuel
Political Science
B.A., Political Science, Loyola Marymount University
M.A., Political Science, California State University, Long Beach
M.A., Public Policy, Claremont Graduate University

 

Mr. Lingrosso teaches American and Comparative Politics and has a research interest in the the Constitutional right to privacy; specifically regarding privacy and copyright within the emerging legal climate of peer to peer file sharing in the recording industry; and the relationship of personal privacy and public safety as it relates to the mental health industry. He is in the final stages of earning a PhD in Public Policy and Higher Education, and his dissertation research is examining the effectiveness of the Clery Act on perceptions and realities of safety on college campuses.  In addition to teaching in the evenings, he works full time at California State University, Northridge for the Vice President of Student Affairs. 

Office: 818-677-4971

Email: lingrosj@lavc.edu

 
 
Mueller, Tanya
Political Science
B.A. American Studies, California State University, Fullerton
M.A. Political Science, California State University, Fullerton
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Azusa Pacific University

Dr. Mueller's specialty in Political Science is American government. She has also taught at East Los Angeles College since 2004. 
Email: politikchik@gmail.com
 
 
 
Powelson, Michael
History
powelsmv@lavc.edu
 
 
Sperber, Joshua
Political Science, History
sperbeja@lavc.edu
 
 
Van Benschoten, William
History
B.A., University of California, Riverside

M.A. and C.Phil, University of California, Los Angeles

Mr. Van Benschoten specializes in the History of Western and World Civilizations, U.S. history, and the history of California. Over the last twenty years he and his wife have traveled the world, visiting Russia, Africa, Europe, and Antarctica. He is also an oral historian, having conducted over 40 oral histories for the Center for Oral History at UCLA. A longtime member of the Oral History Association, he often incorporates oral history into his teaching. He encourages you to take one of his courses and to visit his history website, below.
Website: http://vanhistory.weebly.com

Email: vanbenwd@lavc.edu

 
Vogt, Carye
Political Science
vogtcl@lavc.edu
 
 
Wang, Pei
Political Science
wangpy@lavc.edu
 
 
Watson, Robert
History
watsonrj@lavc.edu