FACULTY

Dr. Selassi I is continuing this work by exploring the roots and traditions of African, Caribbean & Afican American mythology at the University of Notre Dame's school of Theology.  

Full Time Faculty

   
 

 

 
 
Clark

Anthony Clark, Chair 

Associate Professor, Sociology

M.A., Sociology, California State University, Northridge
B.A., Sociology, California State University, Northridge

 

Research Interests:  Kennedy Conspiracy Scholarship, Deviance & Criminal Behavior, Sociology of the Black Family

ext. 2949 FH 219F clarka@lacitycollege.edu

Wendel Eckford

W. Gabriel Selassie I

Ralph Bunche Associate Professor of U.S. & African American history (Joint): (Ralph Bunche Honors Program)

Ph.D., History, Claremont Graduate School (CGS)

M.A. Theology, University of Notre Dame (Pending)

M.A., African American Studies, UCLA

M.A., Public History: Digital Humanities, CSU Dominguez Hills

B. Architecture, Prairie View A & M University of Texas (HBCU)

Research Interests: 19th & 20th Century African American Intellectual & Cultural History, Marcus Garvey, Rastafari/Caribbean culture & history, Blacks in the West, Rituals & Power, Public History & Digital Humanities, Race & Racism.

Published Works: 

W. Gabriel Selassie I, “Forward, Preface, Guide to the Materials, Introduction” and “Analysis,” to The Holy Piby: The Black Man’s Bible, Robert Athlyi Rogers, (Los Angeles: Orunmilla, Inc, 2015).

 W. Gabriel Selassie I, “Introduction” to The Promised Key, by Leonard Percival Howell, (Los Angeles: Orunmilla, Inc., 2015).

W. Gabriel Selassie I, “Measuring Up to My Mentor’s Standards,” in Tia C. M. Tyree & Christopher D. Cathcart, ed., HBCU Experience: The Book: HBCU Experience - A Collection of Essays Celebrating the Black College Experience, (Xilbris, LLC, 2014).

 W. Gabriel Selassie I, “Lester O. Bankhead,” in Biographical Dictionary of African American Architects, Drake Wilson, ed., (New York: Routledge Press, 2004).

ex. 2561 FH 219E selasswg@lacitycollege.edu

Guerrero

Carlos Guerrero

Associate Professor, Chicano Studies


Ph.D., Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University
M.A., Chicano Studies, California State University, Northridge
B.A., Chicano Studies, California State University, Northridge

Research Interests: Media, the new Western history, Community Colleges, Education and Critical Pedagogy

ext. 2506 FH 219A guerrecr@lacitycollege.edu

Meyer

Joe Meyer

Associate Professor, Political Science


M.A., Political Science, Marquette University
B.A., Political Science, Marquette University

Research Interests: Middle East Politics, Defense & Strategic studies, Democracy & Failed States

ext. 2562 FH 219I meyerjn@lacitycollege.edu

Barlet

Brian Bartelt

Associate Professor, Anthropology

Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Southern California
M.A., Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California
B.A., History, East Carolina University

Research Interests:  African Studies, Ritual Studies, Anthropology of Consciousness (shamanism, healing, witchcraft), Visual Anthropology (ethnographic filmmaking)

ext. 2693 FH 219G bartelba@lacitycollege.edu

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Melvin Aaron

Associate Professor, Political Science

Political Science Ph.D. Candidate, Howard University
M.A., Political Science, University of Washington, Seattle
B.A., Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Interests: Amilcar Cabral, African Politics, Comparative & Black Radical Politics

ext. 2953 FH 219H aaronm@lacitycollege.edu

Dr. Christina Heisser

Christina Heisser

Assistant Professor, World History

Ph.D., History, Indiana University
M.A., History, Indiana University
B.A., History, Valparaiso University

Research Interests: Latin American History, Popular Religion, Mexico-U.S. Migration, Modern Mexican History, History of Race and Migration in the United States.

ext. 2955 FH 219D heissecm@lacitycollege.edu