Whittier College
Guide to the Experts

Topic Directory

Abortion

* Selective Reduction of Multiple Pregnancy
Judith F. Daar
Professor, Law

Adoption

* Adoption Law
Warren H. Cohen
Professor, Law

Affirmative Action

* Legal Aspects of Affirmative Action
Mary Ellen Gale
Professor, Law

Africa

* Francophone African Cinema
Marie-Magdalene Chirol
Associate professor, French

(Speaks French)


* African Economies
* African Religions
* Post-Colonial Societies
* African Women in Development
* Women in Politics
David Iyam
Associate Professor, Anthropology

* Music of Africa
* African-American Music History
Danilo Lozano
Assistant Professor, Music
(Speaks Spanish)

* African Politics -- Nigeria, Sudan, Sub-Saharan Africa
John H. Neu
Associate Professor, Political Science and Business Administration
Adjunct Professor, Law


Anthropology

* Gender Systems: Images, Role and Behavior
* Family Structure in Cross-Cultural Perspective
* Environmental Anthropology

Emelie Olson
Professor Emerita, Anthropology

* Inter-ethnic Relations
* U.S. Minority Groups
David Iyam
Associate Professor, Anthropology

Archaeology

* Archaeology and the Law
Cindy Alberts Carson
Professor, Law

Arts (see also Music, Theater)

* Art and the Law
Cindy Alberts Carson
Professor, Law

*Arts Advocacy
*Community Arts
Stephen Gothold
Professor Emeritus, Music
(Speaks German)

* Arts and the Community
* Arts Management
* Arts Presenting
David Palmer
Theatre Manager, Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts


* Collecting/Curating Original Prints
* Digital Graphics
* History of Prints, Drawings and Works on Paper
* Images of War in Art
* New Methods in Printmaking
* Process of Prints, Drawings and Works on Paper
* Traditional Methods in Printmaking
* 20th Century Political Posters and Graphics
Endi Poskovic
Associate Professor, Art and Art History

(Sabbatical: Fall 2004)

Asia

* Classical Chinese Poetry
* Contemporary Underground Chinese Poetry
Tony Barnstone
Associate Professor, English

*Chinese Thought
Paul Kjellberg
Associate Professor, Philosophy

(Speaks Mandarin and German)

* Communist Party in China
* Economic Development in China
* Environmental Issues in China
* History of China
* Human Rights in China
* History of East Asia
* History of Japan
Robert Marks
Professor, History

(Speaks Mandarin)

Bioethics

* Bioethics and the Law
Judith F. Daar
Professor, Law

Biology

* Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
* The Role of Genetics and Eugenics in Society
* Developmental Biology in the Green Alga Volvox
David Bourgaize
The Fletcher Jones Professor of Molecular Genetics

* Amphibians
* Reptiles
* Fishes
* Insects
* Threatened, Rare and Endangered Animals
Stephen R. Goldberg
The Roy E. and Marie G. Campbell Professor of Biology

* Marine Biology
* Animal Parasites - Host/Parasite Interactions
* Birds
Warren Hanson
Associate Professor, Biology

* Environmental Biology of Plants
* Conservation Biology of Puente Hills/Chino Hills
* Fire Ecology of Chaparral
Cheryl Swift
Associate Professor, Biology

Books

* Children's Illustrated Books
* History of Books and Printing
* Libraries
Phil O'Brien
College Librarian

(Sabbatical: Summer 2004)

* Law and Literature
Calvin D. Peeler
Associate Professor, Law

British Studies

* Black British Culture
*
National Identity in Literature
David Ian Paddy
Associate Professor, English

Business

* International Business Transactions
Michael Bazyler
Professor, Law

* Employment Law
* Labor Law
Gail F. Brod
Professor, Law

* Contracts
Cindy Alberts Carson
Professor, Law

* Contracts
Warren H. Cohen
Professor, Law

* Business Planning
* Commercial Transactions
* Contracts
Howard W. Foss
Professor, Law

* Bankruptcy
* Commercial Transactions
* Employment Discrimination Against Women
Mary Ellen Gale
Professor, Law


* Business and Government
Caroline Heldman
Assistant Professor, Political Science

*Bankruptcy
* Commercial Transactions
* Contracts
Thomas G. Kelch
Professor, Law

* Employment Discrimination Against Women
Patricia Leary
Visiting Assistant Professor, Law

* White Collar Crime
* Antitrust and Trade Regulation
* Consumer Law
Thomas A. Papageorge
Adjunct Professor, Law

* Contracts
Calvin D. Peeler
Associate Professor, Law

California

* California Law
Warren H. Cohen
Professor, Law

* California Politics and Government
Richard B. Harvey
Professor Emeritus, Political Science

* California-Mexico Border Issues
* Border Culture
* Border Economy
Leslie Howard
Professor, Sociology

(Speaks Spanish)

* Legal History of California and the Southwest
Peter L. Reich
Professor, Law

(Speaks Spanish)

* Religious Movements in Southern California
Glenn Yocum
The C. Milo Connick Professor of Religious Studies

(Sabbatical:2003-04)
 

Children

* Social Development in Children and Adolescents
* Children's Eyewitness Memory
* Interviewing Children in a Forensic Setting
Lorinda B. Camparo
Associate Professor, Psychology

* Adoption Law
Warren H. Cohen
Professor, Law


* International Child Abduction
Russel Covey
Associate Professor, Law

* Children and the Law
Deborah L. Forman
Professor, Law

* Juvenile Justice
* Child Abuse and Neglect
William W. Patton
Professor, Law
Director, Whittier Center for Children's Rights


* Child Abuse Prevention
* Child Development and Family Life
* Development of Cultural/Ethnic Identities (Pro-Diversity Attitudes vs. Bigotry)
* Child Safety Inside and Away from the Home
* Elementary and Early Childhood Education
* Multicultural Education in Preschool Through Teacher Education
* Parenting
* Peer Relationships

Judith T. Wagner
Professor, Education and Child Development
Director, The Broadoaks School

(Half-time sabbatical: 2004 - 05)

* Children’s Rights
Robert S. Wylie
Associate Dean for External Affairs
Whittier Law School

China

* Classical Chinese Poetry
* Contemporary Underground Chinese Poetry
Tony Barnstone
Associate Professor, English

* Chinese Thought
Paul Kjellberg
Associate Professor, Philosophy

(Speaks Mandarin and German)

* Communist Party
* Economic Development
* Environmental Issues
* History
* Human Rights
Robert Marks
Professor, History

(Speaks Mandarin)

Cinema

* Francophone African Cinema
* Ruins as Motif in French and Francophone Film
Marie-Magdalene Chirol
Associate professor, French
(Speaks French)

* Cultural Studies in Latin America
* New Argentinean Cinema
Gustavo O. Geirola
Associate Professor, Spanish

(Speaks Spanish)

* Documentary Filmmaking
* Ethnographic Filmmaking
* Film and Culture Change
* Filmic Images and Culture
* Socio-political Aspects of Film and Television
David Iyam
Associate Professor, Anthropology


Communication

* Legal Aspects of Communication
*First Amendmant Law
Mary Ellen Gale
Professor, Law

Communities

* The Effects of Large-Scale Change on Small-Scale Communities
*Gender Systems: Images, Role and Behavior
*Family Structure in Cross-Cultural Perspective
*Environmental Anthropology
Emelie Olson
Professor Emerita, Anthropology

Computers

* Mathematical Software
Abi Fattahi
Professor, Mathematics

(Speaks Persian)

* Computers and the Law
Richard S. Gruner
Professor, Law

* Using Computer Technology to Teach International Negotiation
Joyce Kaufman
Professor, Political Science
Director, Whittier Scholars Program

* Computers in Physics
Seamus Lagan
Associate Professor, Physics


Consumerism

* Consumer Activism
* Consumer Citizenship
* Political Consumerism
Caroline Heldman
Assistant Professor, Political Science


Corporate Finance

Lana Nino
Assistant Professor, Business Administration


Crime and Criminology

* Criminal Law
Michael Bazyler
Professor, Law

* Criminology
* Deviance and Social Control
Zhidong Hao
Assistant Professor, Sociology

* Criminal Law Procedure
Patricia Leary
Visiting Assistant Professor, Law

* White Collar Crime
Thomas A. Papageorge
Adjunct Professor, Law

* Criminal Law
Harold L. Quadres
Professor, Law

* Criminal Law
David M. Treiman
Professor, Law


Cultural Studies

* Black British Culture
David Ian Paddy
Associate Professor, English


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