New faculty join University for 2007-08 academic year
California State University, Stanislaus welcomed 27 new full-time, tenure-track faculty for the 2007-08 academic year. Another eight new full-time lecturers have also joined the faculty.

"California State University, Stanislaus has an outstanding group of new faculty from all over the world who have the experience and expertise that rank them among the best in their academic fields," President Hamid Shirvani said.

New full-time, tenure-track faculty
Jung-Ha An
Jung-Ha An, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Ph.D. from the University of Florida. Previously an Industrial Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Minnesota.
Ellen Bell
Ellen Bell, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Previously a visiting instructor at Kenyon College in Ohio.
Elizabeth M. Breshears
Elizabeth M. Breshears, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Ph.D. from the University of Utah. Promoted from Lecturer at CSU Stanislaus.
Eric Broadwater
Eric Broadwater, Assistant Professor of Scenic Design (Theatre), M.F.A. from Pennsylvania State University. Previously head of the Theatre Design/Technology Department at the Northwest School of the Arts in North Carolina.
Yury Cheryachukin
Yury Cheryachukin, Criminal Justice Lecturer, Ph.D. from The City University of New York. Previously Adjunct Professor and College Assistant/Librarian at John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York.
Angela Cotten
Angela Cotten, Assistant Professor of Ethnic/Gender Studies, Ph.D. from Emory University in Atlanta. Promoted from Lecturer at CSU Stanislaus. 
Carrie Dempsey
Carrie Dempsey, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Ph.D. from the University of Florida. Previously an Instructor at the University of Florida.
Christopher DeVries
Christopher DeVries, Assistant Professor of Physics, Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Promoted from Lecturer at CSU Stanislaus.
Andrew Dorsey
Andrew Dorsey, Assistant Professor of English, Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. Previously an English Instructor at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif.
Huan Gao
Huan Gao, Criminal Justice Lecturer, M.S. from State University New York at Buffalo and M.J. from Heilongjiang University in China. Previously a Dissertation Fellow at Rutgers University.
AnaMarie Guichard
AnaMarie Guichard, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Ph.D. from UC Santa Barbara. Previously a Teaching Associate at UC Santa Barbara.
Margaret Hauselt
Margaret Hauselt, Assistant Professor of Geography, Ph.D. from UC Davis. Previously involved in doctoral research at UC Davis.
Maryann Hight
Maryann Hight, Senior Assistant Librarian, M.L.S. from Indiana University. Previously a Librarian at Soka University of America in Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Kenneth Hoover
Kenneth Hoover, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. Previously a Graduate Teaching Fellow at the University of Oregon.
Meikuan Huang
Meikuan Huang, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. Previously a Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Illinois.
Run Jin
Run Jin, Assistant Professor of Child Development, Ph.D. from UC Davis. Previously an Associate Instructor at UC Davis.
Steven Lee
Steven Lee, Professor of Advanced Studies and Director of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. Previously Interim Dean and President of the Intercultural Institute of California in San Francisco.
Xun Liu
Xun Liu, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Previously a Graduate Student Research Assistant at Michigan State University.
Victor Luevano
Victor Luevano, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Ph.D. from Brandeis University in Massachusetts. Previously a Guest Lecturer and Visiting Professor at Brandeis University.
Marla Marek
Marla Marek, Assistant Professor of Nursing, M.S.N. from University of Phoenix in Sacramento. Previously Charge Nurse/Clinical Leader for Labor and Delivery at Memorial Hospital in Modesto and part-time Lecturer at CSU Stanislaus.
Manuel Murrieta-Saldivar
Manuel Murrieta-Saldivar, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, Ph.D. from Arizona State University. Previously a Spanish Instructor at Phoenix College. Founder and Editor of the Hispanic publishing company Editorial Orbis Press and Founder and Editor of the cultural and literary newspaper Culturadoor.
John Rock
John Rock, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Ph.D. from UC Riverside. Previously a Graduate Teaching Assistant at UC Riverside.
Brandon Sternod
Brandon Sternod, Teacher Education Lecturer, M.Ed. from Washington State University. Previously a Lecturer at Washington State University.
Ann Strahm
Ann Strahm, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. Previously a Lecturer at the University of Oregon and Vice President of SocioLogic Media.
Alejandro Vallega
Alejandro Vallega, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Latin American Studies, Ph.D. Institute for Philosophy from the University of Vienna. Promoted from Lecturer at CSU Stanislaus.
John Wittman
John Wittman, Assistant Professor of English, Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University. Previously Coordinator of Developmental English and Assistant Professor at the University of Texas-Pan American.
Stuart Wooley
Stuart Wooley, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Ph.D. from UC Riverside. Previously a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the University of Wisconsin.
New full-time faculty lecturers
Maryam Arvizu
Maryam Arvizu, Mathematics Lecturer, M.S. from Missouri State University. Previously an instructor at Drury University in Missouri.
Augustine Avwunudiogba
Augustine Avwunudiogba, Anthropology/Geography Lecturer, M.A. from Southern Illinois University and M.S. from University of Benin in Nigeria. Previously a visiting Assistant Professor of Geography at Oklahoma State University.
Bela Bodo
Bela Bodo, History Lecturer, Ph.D. from York University in Toronto, Canada. Previously a visiting Assistant Professor at Grand Valley State University in Michigan.
Melody Danley
Melody Danley, Biology Lecturer, M.S. from West Virginia University. Previously a part-time Lecturer at CSU Stanislaus and San Joaquin Delta College.
Timothy Jon Helfer
Timothy Jon Helfer, Criminal Justice Lecturer, J.D. from University of Santa Clara School of Law. Previously a Superior Court Commissioner and part-time Lecturer at CSU Stanislaus.
Jennifer Lee Johnson
Jennifer Lee Johnson, Social Work Lecturer, M.S.W. from CSU Stanislaus. Previously a mental health clinician at the Stanislaus County Behavioral Health Center.
Michael David Julian
Michael David Julian, Chemistry Lecturer, Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. Previously a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas, Ft. Smith.
Richard Wallace
Richard Wallace, Anthropology Lecturer, Ph.D. from the University of Florida. Previously a Post-Doctoral Associate with the Tropical Conservation & Development Program in the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida.
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