Dr. Aghop Der-Karabetian, is a Professor of Psychology and Associate Vice President for University Assessment at University of La Verne. Der-Karabetian, who has been at La Verne for over 30 years, has conducted research on globalization, global, national and ethnic identity, environmental sustainability and multicultural issues.  He has extensive experience in conducting program reviews in academic setting, … Read More

Dr. Héctor L. Delgado, Professor of Sociology at University of La Verne is the author of New Immigrants, Old Unions: Organizing Undocumented Workers in Los Angeles (Temple University Press 1993) and several articles on unionization, labor, immigrants, and race and ethnicity. His most recent publications include chapters in edited volumes on unions and Latinos and labor … Read More

Jendayi Saada is the Assistant Dean to the Center for Academic & Bar Readiness at University of La Verne. With over 8 years of experience in legal education, she came to the University of La Verne with a reputation for creating programs and curricula to help students develop critical skills for success in law school and on … Read More

Devorah Lieberman, Ph.D., began her tenure as the University’s 18th President in July 2011. She brings with her a strong research and publication background in intercultural communication and diversity issues in higher education, as well as extensive knowledge and experience in higher education administration. Throughout her administrative career, Lieberman has brought national recognition to the institutions … Read More

Dr. Glenn Gamst is a professor of psychology at La Verne and is chair of the psychology department. He is an expert in multicultural mental health. Dr. Gamst, along with colleagues, developed a new self-report scale that measures therapist cultural competence. This scale is called the California Brief Multicultural Competence Scale (CBMCS). The CBMCS is currently … Read More

Diane Uchimiya is Director of the Justice and Immigration Clinic and Professor Law. She practiced immigration law for more than 10 years – eight in private practice and two as an Advocacy Fellow/Advising Attorney with the Center for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) at the Georgetown University Law Center. In private practice, she represented non-citizens in … Read More

Dr. Adonay Antonio Montes is an assistant professor of education at the University of La Verne. He is also the Co-director of the Spanish Bilingual Bicultural Certificate. Prior to joining the faculty at University of La Verne, Adonay worked as an elementary school teacher, middle and high school counselor. His research agenda encompasses working with diverse populations, … Read More

Dr. Zandra Wagoner is the Interfaith Chaplain at the University of La Verne. She is an ordained minister in the Church of the Brethren and holds a Ph.D in Religious Studies. As Chaplain, she directs the multi-religious Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, furthering the University’s commitment to diversity, community engagement, ethical reasoning, and the development … Read More

As an expert in social and cultural history, Dr. Kenneth Marcus was recently named a Fulbright Scholar, and will spend a semester teaching at Leiden University in Holland during Spring 2013. As professor of history and director of the International Studies Institute at the University of La Verne, one of Marcus’ many passions lies within engaging … Read More