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A banner year for faculty hires at USC Rossier

Dean Pedro A. Noguera welcomed six new faculty members for the fall 2021semester.

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Dean Pedro A. Noguera welcomed six new faculty members for the fall 2021semester, and many more new colleagues arrived on January 1st, 2022 to join them. Dean Noguera and Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Affairs Lawrence Picus commented on the particular significance of this newest group of faculty hires to USC Rossier in Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine. Here is the full list of Rossier’s new 2021-22 faculty members, with recent news stories, works or currently-available profiles provided where possible:

  • Brinell Anderson, Professor of Clinical Education, Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program
  • Dwuana Bradley, Assistant Professor of Higher Education, Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership program
  • Cory M. Buckner EdD ’17, Assistant Professor of Clinical Education, Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs program
  • Rudy Crew, Professor of Clinical Education, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program
  • Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, Professor of Education, Master of Education in Educational Counseling program
  • Christopher Emdin, Robert H. Naslund Chair in Curriculum and Teaching and Professor of Teacher Education; Director of Youth Engagement and Community Partnerships, USC Race and Equity Center
  • Gregory Franklin ’83, EdD ’97, Professor of Clinical Education, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program
  • Royel M. Johnson, Associate Professor of Higher Education, Pullias Center for Higher Education; Director of Student Engagement, USC Race and Equity Center
  • Brandi P. Jones, Research Professor, Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff, USC Race and Equity Center
  • Esther Kim, Assistant (Teaching) Professor of Education, Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership program
  • Christina Kishimoto, Professor of Clinical Education, Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program
  • Joseph Kitchen, Assistant Research Professor, Pullias Center for Higher Education
  • Atheneus C. Ocampo, Assistant Professor of Clinical Education, Master of Education in Educational Counseling program
  • Don P. Trahan, Jr., Associate (Teaching) Professor of Education, Master of Education in School Counseling program

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