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LAVC Biology Department Faculty and Staff

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Full-time Faculty

   
  Chair & Professor of Biology  
  (818) 947-2877  
  Office: AHS 227  
  huangss@lavc.edu  
 
   
Erika H. Brockmann Youssef Harfouche  Dr. Houri Manoukian
Associate Professor of Biology Assistant Professor of Biology  Assistant Professor of Biology 
(818) 778-5875 (818) 778-5867 (818) 947-2520
Office: AHS 216 Office: AHS 202 Office: AHS 223
brockmeh@lavc.edu harfouyg@lavc.edu manoukha@lavc.edu
     
Suzanne L. Baldwin  Dr. Gary D. Kovnat  Lynn Polasek
Professor of Biology Professor of Biology Professor of Biology
(818) 778-5877 (818) 947-2881 (818) 947-2882
Office: AHS 218 Office: AHS 222 Office: AHS 217
baldwisl@lavc.edu kovnatgd@lavc.edu polaselm@lavc.edu
     
Pamela B. Byrd-Williams Dr. Patrick Lyons Lisa Zung
Professor of Biology  Assistant Professor of Biology  Assistant Professor of Biology 
(818) 947-2880 (818) 778 -5868 (818) 947 - 5878
Office: AHS 215 Office: AHS 203 Office: AHS 220
byrdwipb@lavc.edu lyonspj@lavc.edu zungll@lavc.edu
     
Estenia Haley  Dr. Becky Green-Marroquin   
Assistant Professor of Biology Professor of Biology  
(818) 778-5879 (818) 947-2878  
Office: AHS 221 Office: AHS 219  
haleyel@lavc.edu greenmbl@lavc.edu  
 

Part-time Faculty

Dr. Chander Arora Dr. Roy Havenhill (Fall) Pavla Hoyer 
(818) 947-2600 x8012 (818) 947-2600 x8410 (818) 947-2600 x2518
Office: AHS 209 Office: AHS 205 Office: AHS 207
aroracp@lavc.edu havenhrm@lavc.edu hoyerp@lavc.edu
  (Fall 2017)  
     
Barbara Sanchez Priscilla Bravo Bill Krauss
(818) 947-2600 x6001 (818) 947-2600 x6002 (818) 947-2600 x2311
Office: AHS 205 Office AHS 207 Office: AHS 205
sanchebd@lavc.edu bravoap@lavc.edu krausswt@lavc.edu
  Winter 2019 (Spring 2018)
     
Dr. Shahram Bakhtiari Dr. Ken Hoang Dr. Paul Lonquich
(818) 947-2600 x8349 (818) 947-2600 x8598 (818) 947-2600 x8152
Office: AHS 209 Office: AHS 209 Office: AHS 206
bakhtis@lavc.edu hoangkt@lavc.edu lonquipd@lavc.edu
     
Simon Wahla Dr. Kathy Hosseini Dr. Lawrence T. Nakamura
(818) 947-2600 x 6068 (818) 947-2600 x8556 (818) 947-2600 x2883
Office:  AHS 206 Office: AHS 209 Office: AHS 226
wahlasa@lavc.edu hosseik@lavc.edu nakamult@lavc.edu
     
     
Dr. Joe Frantz Stephanie Benseman Adrian Paz
(818) 947-2600 x2748 (818) 947-2600 x 6076  
Office: AHS 204 Office: AHS 204 Office: AHS 202
frantzjc@lavc.edu bensemsa@lavc.edu paza2@elac.edu
     
Antonia Rizo Kelvin Harris Jr. Dr. Effiong Otukonyong
Office: AHS 202 Office: AHS 209 Office: AHS 205
rizoa@email.laccd.edu harrisk2@piercecollege.edu otukone@lavc.edu
     

Biology Support Staff

Enrique Aniceto (on leave) Albina De Santiago Kadir Galindo
Lab Tech Lab Tech Lab Tech
(818) 947-2979, or 2867 (818) 947-2519 or -2876 (818) 947-2876
Office: AHS 153, or 246 Office: AHS 246 Office: AHS 246
anicete@lavc.edu  desantam@lavc.edu galindkl@lavc.edu
     
     

Andrew Maxwell

Lab Tech

(818) 947-2519 or -2876

Office: AHS 246

maxwelas@lavc.edu

Mariah Shandra

Department Secretary

(818) 947-2514

Office: AHS 200

shandrm@lavc.edu