Faculty

Portrait of CMC Mathematics Prof. Helen Wong

The Simons Foundation has awarded CMC Prof. Helen Wong a 2021 Simons Fellowship in Mathematics, making her one of two liberal arts college faculty to receive the highly prestigious fellowship in nearly a decade, and this year’s only researcher from a liberal arts college.

Portrait of Heather Antecol on campus

Prof. Heather Antecol, a distinguished economics scholar whose influential research on labor economics is recognized on a global scale, has been named Claremont McKenna College’s new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty.

Antecol, the Boswell Professor of Economics, is the former chair of the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, former director of the Berger Institute, and the most recent chair of the college’s Administration Committee.

She began her new role this past Monday, February 22.

A 3x3 Zoom grid of CMC staff and faculty participating in Spring Family Connection

CMC families eager for the chance to walk in their students’ shoes, have had the perfect opportunity at Spring Family Connections, which kicked off Monday, Feb. 15 with a town hall meeting and Q&A with CMC President Hiram Chodosh.

Sarah Sarzynski, associate professor of history, is teaching “The Amazon” this spring

Across the CMC curriculum, members of our faculty are meeting the challenge of these unprecedented and historic times, delivering exceptional coursework in a fully online modality for the spring semester. In our Academic Innovations series of faculty Q&As, professors share their curricular highlights, best practices, and how students are helping to shape virtual learning for a memorable, collaborative academic experience.

Gabbrielle Johnson, assistant professor of philosophy, is teaching “Intro to Philosophy: Science, Technology, and Human Values” and “Psychology of Bias” this spring

Across the CMC curriculum, members of our faculty are meeting the challenge of these unprecedented and historic times, delivering exceptional coursework in a fully online modality for the spring semester. In our Academic Innovations series of faculty Q&As, professors share their curricular highlights, best practices, and how students are helping to shape virtual learning for a memorable, collaborative academic experience.

Professors Zach Courser '99 and Eric Hellan stand with their Policy Lab research team

Across the CMC curriculum, members of our faculty are meeting the challenge of these unprecedented and historic times, delivering exceptional coursework in a fully online modality for the spring semester. In our Academic Innovations series of faculty Q&As, professors share their curricular highlights, best practices, and how students are helping to shape virtual learning for a memorable, collaborative academic experience.

Prof. Jennifer Taw is teaching Honors Introduction to International Relations this spring

Across the CMC curriculum, members of our faculty are meeting the challenge of these unprecedented and historic times, delivering exceptional coursework in a fully online modality for the spring semester. In our Academic Innovations series of faculty Q&As, professors share their curricular highlights, best practices, and how students are helping to shape virtual learning for a memorable, collaborative academic experience.

Academic Innovations Spring 2021 - logo

Across the CMC curriculum, members of our faculty are meeting the challenge of these unprecedented and historic times, delivering exceptional coursework in a fully online modality for the spring semester. In our Academic Innovations series of faculty Q&As, professors share their curricular highlights, best practices, and how students are helping to shape virtual learning for a memorable, collaborative academic experience.

Dr. Minxin Pei, CMC’s Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 delivers the prestigious Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture on Democracy in the World

Can China escape its totalitarian past?

That was the central question posed by Dr. Minxin Pei, CMC’s Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government and a George R. Roberts Fellow, as he delivered the prestigious Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture on Democracy in the World.

Pete Chandrangsu, assistant professor of biology, in a lab (Courtesy of Scripps College)

Across the CMC curriculum, members of our faculty are meeting the challenge of these unprecedented and historic times, delivering exceptional coursework in a fully online modality for the spring semester. In our Academic Innovations series of faculty Q&As, professors share their curricular highlights, best practices, and how students are helping to shape virtual learning for a memorable, collaborative academic experience.

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