Emeritus and Part-Time Faculty
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.
Political Science, Humanities
Law, Political Science
History, 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.
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.
Political Science, History
Van Benschoten, William
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.