College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

In Memoriam: Professor Leopoldo Lovelace

Dr. Leopoldo Lovelace passed away March 27, 2017 from cancer. Dr. Lovelace taught International Relations and American Government courses at Cal Poly Pomona since 2007. He cared a great deal for his students and made an important contribution to the Department. 

In Memory of Dr. Leopoldo Lovelace

If anyone would like to get in touch with the family, they are welcome to send cards to the following address:

237 Rennie Avenue
Venice, CA 92091

or alternatively email Dr. Lovelace's wife Sonja at  

If you would like to give a donation in his memory, you can do so with The American Cancer Society. Visit the American Cancer Society's website at

Those of us who knew Leo Lovelace will remember him for his kindness to his friends, his coworkers, his students, and everyone with whom he came in contact.  He was a warm, charming man.  We will miss him.