Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Department

The Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Department offers courses in many areas of the humanities, arts, and social science fields of inquiry.

Chair Contact Information

All phone numbers are area code 951 and prefix 571
Full-Time Faculty Discipline Extension Location
Amy Balent Art x6219 Humanities 126A
Fabian Biancardi (Assistant Chair) Political Science x6129 Humanities 309B
Larisa Broyles Anthropology x6133 Humanities 311
Eddy Chi Economics x6387 PSC 2-I
Lisa Conyers Spanish x6333 Humanities 215
Gregory Elder (Dept. Chair) History x6130 Humanities 310
Don Foster Music x6263 PSC 1-F
Travis Gibbs  Psychology x6150 Humanities 317
Jeanne Howard Guidance x6326 Student Services 307D
Anya-Kristina Marquis Geography x6212 SAS 335
Rosario Mercado (Assistant Chair) Spanish x6136 Humanities 313
Frankie Moore Student Activities x6149 Student Activities
Maria Pacheco Guidance x6180 Student Services 304
LaTonya Parker Guidance x6132 Student Services 306
Larry Pena (Assistant Chair) Guidance x6158 Student Services 305B
Ann Pfeifle History x6243 Humanities 308
Carolyn Quin Music x6348 PSC 1-E
Bonavita Quinto Spanish x6386 PSC 2-A
Christopher Rocco Humanities x6244 Humanities 319B
Salvador Soto Guidance x6246 Student Services 305C
Eric Thompson Sociology x6142 PSC 1-G
Adviye Tolunay Psychology x6346 Humanities 218B
Silvia Trejo-Sigala Guidance x6258 Science & Technology 152
Alexander Ygloria Guidance x6204 Student Services 112



Course offerings in the disciplines below can vary. Please check the class schedule or WebAdvisor for current and planned offerings.

  • Administration of Justice
  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Guidance
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theater Arts

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