College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Humanities Building

Faculty Promotion and Advancement

Each year, we recognize CHASS faculty who advance in their career through successful merit and promotion reviews. These research and instructional faculty are at the core of our mission of educational attainment and world-class research in Inland Southern California. In each promotion in rank, the following faculty strengthen UCR’s standing as an American Association of Universities member institution.


Professor VI
Edward Chang Ethnic Studies
Erith Jaffe-Berg Theatre, Film and Digital Production
Erich Reck Philosophy
Robin Russin Theatre, Film and Digital Production
Charmaine Craig Creative Writing
Ian Dicke Music
Alejandra Dubcovsky History
Josh Emmons Creative Writing
Alex Espinoza Creative Writing
Farah Godrej Political Science
Matthew King Study of Religion
Anthony Macias Ethnic Studies
Michelle Raheja English
Judith Rodenbeck Media and Cultural Studies
Joel Mejia Smith Dance
Associate Professor
Megan Asaka History
Ilana J. Bennett Psychology
Jimmy Calanchini Psychology
Myisha Cherry Philosophy
Brent Hughes Psychology
Chioun Lee Sociology
Dongwon Lee Economics
Philipp Lehmann History
Kalina Michalska Psychology
Jose Reynoso Dance
Fuson Wang English
Yang Xie Economics
Edward Zagha Psychology
Professor of Teaching
Bree Lang Economics
Matthew Lang Economics
Continuing Lecturer
Tony Baltierra Theatre, Film, and Digital Production
Terry Nguyen Music
Senior Continuing Lecturer
Jennifer Ramos Comparative Literature and Languages
Heidi Waltz Comparative Literature and Languages
Ekaterina Yudina Comparative Literature and Languages
Adjunct Associate Professor
Elizabeth Brandt Low-Residency MFA, Palm Desert
William Rabkin Low-Residency MFA, Palm Desert
Robert Roberge Low-Residency MFA, Palm Desert
John Schimmel Low-Residency MFA, Palm Desert

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