Faculty & Staff


Michael F. Lofchie, Chair, International Development Studies

César J. Ayala, Ph.D. (Sociology)
Timothy F. Brewer, M.D., M.P.H. (Medicine)
Judith A. Carney, Ph.D. (Geography, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability)
Akhil Gupta, Ph.D. (Anthropology)
Patrick C. Heuveline, Ph.D. (Sociology)
Edmond Keller, Ph.D. (Political Science)
Nancy E. Levine, Ph.D. (Anthropology)
Michael F. Lofchie, Ph.D. (Political Science)
David L. Rigby, Ph.D. (Geography, Statistics)
Michael L. Ross, Ph.D. (Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Political Science)
Eric S. Sheppard, Ph.D. (Geography)
Mary A. Yeager, Ph.D. (History)
Christopher L. Erickson, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost, International Institute, ex officio



Sandy Valdivieso, Academic Counselor

Erica Anjum, Undergraduate Advisor

10359 Bunche Hall (10th floor)
Mail Code: 148703, Box 951487
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487
Tel: 310.825.5187
Fax: 310.206.3555

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