Dr. Iris Levine, Dean
Iris Levine is the Dean and Professor of Music at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. Dr. Levine earned her Doctorate degree in Choral Music from the University of Southern California and a Masters degree in Choral Conducting from Temple University in Philadelphia. Nationally recognized for her excellence in choral conducting and for her research in women’s choral repertoire, Dr. Levine is
Dr. Erika DeJonghe, Interim Associate Dean
Erika DeJonghe, Ph.D. is the Interim Associate Dean for Academic Personnel and Resources and an associate professor in the Department of Psychology & Sociology at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Michigan State University in 2007. Her research interests include the mental health consequences of childhood exposure to intimate partner violence, the intergenerational transmission of intimate partner violence, violence against women on college campuses, and the experiences of women faculty in who are under-represented in their academic disciplines. Dr. DeJonghe is also a licensed clinical psychologist. Her areas of clinical interest include family therapy, behavioral parent guidance, play therapy, and child group therapy, with a particular focus on work with children and families recovering from trauma.
Dr. Sara Garver, Associate Dean
Sara A. Garver is the Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Student Success, and a Professor in the Department of Geography & Anthropology.She did her graduate work at UC Santa Barbara and has worked at Cal Poly Pomona since 1997. Her areas of expertise include the use of tree rings to examine climate change and drought cycles in the western United States and the use of remotely sensed technology to study topics such as ecosystem dynamics in the world’s oceans and changing vegetation patterns in the southwestern