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Finalist's Open Forum for Associate Vice President, Faculty Affairs and Development

We are pleased to announce three outstanding candidates for the Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Development position who will be visiting the campus on January 29, 30, and 31, 2019. We encourage the University community to attend the open forums scheduled for each candidate.

If you have any questions, you may contact the chair of the search committee, Stephanie Sterling Brasley, Ed.D. at Ext. 2200.

Committee Members

Stephanie Sterling Brasley, Chair

  • Clarence Augustus Martin
  • Deborah Roberson-Simms
  • Donna Cruz
  • Jeff Falkner
  • Janie Macharg
  • Kate Fawver
  • Matt Jones
  • Itzel Marin, Associated Students Inc. representative to the College of Arts & Humanities

The Search Committee appreciates your participation at each of these sessions - your feedback is important.

Dr. Cheryl Koos Finalist Open Forum Information - January 29, 2019

Campus Open Forum Schedule

Dr. Cheryl Koos

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Faculty Development Center, Library South, 1st Floor, Room 1940

Document Available: Dr. Cheryl Koos Redacted CV [pdf]

Comment Form: Document available to Download [docx] or you can complete the Online Comment Form at https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4789364/comment-form

Deadline: The forms are due no later than Thursday, February 7, 2019. The document Comment Form will need to be delivered to Stephanie Brasley, University Library, 5th floor.

Biography

Dr. Cheryl KoosDr. Cheryl Koos is Professor of History and Associate Director of the Educational Community Health Outreach-Local Dental Pilot Project (ECHO-LDPP) at California State University, Los Angeles.  She received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Southern California in 1996 and also earned a graduate certificate in the Study of Women and Men in Society. In 1999, she joined the History Department faculty at Cal State LA where she has taught modern European history.

Prior to her current leadership role with the $17.2m ECHO-LDPP grant program, Dr. Koos served as Chair of the History Department (2007-2014), Acting Chair of the Political Science Department (2014-16), and Interim Associate Dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences (2017-18). As Interim Associate Dean, she developed a portfolio that centered on faculty and student development, including new tenure-track faculty mentoring, non-tenure track instructional faculty development, faculty and staff workplace culture issues, and student advising. Dr. Koos was also the co-PI and primary author of Cal State LA’s successful Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) grant for underrepresented students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences as part of the five-campus MMUF California State University Consortium; she was also the Cal State LA MMUF Administrative Coordinator. In 2016-17, she served as an American Council on Education Fellow at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. While at Cal Poly Pomona, Dr. Koos focused on academic leadership development with an emphasis on department chair and leadership ecosystem issues.  Prior to being selected as an ACE Fellow, she was Special Assistant to the Provost for Leadership Development at Cal State LA.  She has also served on the Cal State LA Academic Senate and has been active in shared governance.

Dr. Koos’s research focuses on the intersection of politics, gender and the family in early 20th century France. She is the co-editor of The Human Tradition in Modern Europe (Rowman and Littlefield, 2007) and has published peer-reviewed articles and essays in multiple anthologies and journals.  Her research has been awarded grants from entities that include the American Association of University Women and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Dr. Sheila K. Grant Finalist Open Forum Information - January 30, 2019

Campus Open Forum Schedule

Dr. Sheila K. Grant

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 11:15 pm - 12:15 pm
Location: Faculty Development Center, Library South, 1st Floor, Room 1940

Document Available: Dr. Sheila K. Grant Redacted CV [pdf]

Comment Form: Document available to Download [docx] or you can complete the Online Comment Form at https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4789364/comment-form

Deadline: The forms are due no later than Thursday, February 7, 2019. The document Comment Form will need to be delivered to Stephanie Brasley, University Library, 5th floor.

Biography

Dr. Sheila Grant

Dr. Sheila Grant is currently serving as Senior Director for Academic Personnel in the Office of Faculty Affairs at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) since September 2017. In the position, she provides CSUN with strong, experienced, academically focused, collegial leadership in the development and administration of faculty personnel procedures and academic student employee (ASE) personnel procedures. She also provides support and guidance to administration, department chairs, and faculty on academic personnel matters, including interpreting collective bargaining agreements, University policies, and appropriate state and federal statutes. In addition, Dr. Grant provides training and education to campus community about union contract matters. One primary responsibility involves investigating and mediating informal and formal complaints by union employees, as well as providing as well as written responses. She serves as an advisor to the Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and provides recommendations on initiatives and changes to improve quality and services regarding all faculty and ASE related areas. Moreover, she supports the oversight of policies and procedures related to retention, tenure, and promotion and advises colleges and departments on "order of assignment" and Lecturer entitlement. 

Dr. Grant previously served three years as Special Assistant to the Dean and Administrative Fellow in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at CSUN. She first joined CSUN as a faculty member in the Department of Psychology in 1994. Her contributions to teaching excellence earned the prestigious Outstanding Faculty of California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Award in 2014 and the Jeanette Mann Award for Outstanding Achievement in Equity and Diversity within the University Community, from the Presidential Advisory Board on Equity and Diversity in 2002.

During her 25 years at CSUN, Dr. Grant was extremely active in faculty governance serving numerous years on multiple standing committees of the faculty senate, often as chair, as well as on the Senate Executive Committee. Among her contributions to the university, Dr. Grant has spearheaded the assessment of Campus Climate, during the Fall 2007 (pilot on faculty only), Spring 2011 (faculty & staff only), and Fall 2015 (faculty, staff & students) semesters.

Dr. Grant earned her B.A. (with summa cum laude honors) in Psychology in 1987, as well as her M.A. in Community-Clinical Psychology in 1989 from CSUN. She then went on to earn her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1996, after an intensive pre-doctoral internship at the University of California, Irvine. At CSUN, she was awarded tenure in 1999 and full professorship in 2007. Her research focuses on academic achievement, racial/ethnic identity development, persons with disabilities, personality, and cross-cultural counseling. She was awarded, as co-PI, a training grant for high school students (COR-HS) from the National Institutes of Mental Health.  

Dr. Lui Hebron Finalist Open Forum Information - January 31, 2019

Campus Open Forum Schedule

Dr. Lui Hebron

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: Faculty Development Center, Library South, 1st Floor, Room 1940

Document Available: Dr. Lui Hebron Redacted CV [pdf]

Comment Form: Document available to Download [docx] or you can complete the Online Comment Form at https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4789364/comment-form

Deadline: The forms are due no later than Thursday, February 7, 2019. The document Comment Form will need to be delivered to Stephanie Brasley, University Library, 5th floor.

Biography

Dr. Lui Hebron

Lui Hebron holds a Doctorate in Political Science from Florida State University. His administrative appointments include Associate Dean (Hult International Business School and DeVry University) Director, International Affairs Program (Eastern Washington University) Associate Director, Institute for Public Policy (Florida International University), and Faculty Development Specialist (Unitek College). He has also held faculty positions at California State University - Maritime Academy, Iowa State University, and Vietnam Maritime University. Professor Hebron teaches courses in Comparative Politics (Asia and China), International Relations (Globalization, International Political Economy and U.S. Foreign Policy) and Business (International Business). His research focuses on the areas of political economy (Globalization), international relations (ethnicity, conflict, security, and war), and Asian studies (Pacific Rim and China). Dr. Hebron’s publications include Understanding New Security Threats Routledge (2019) co-edited with Michel Gueldry and Gigi Gokcek; Globalization: Debunking the Myths, 3rd ed. Rowman and Littlefield (2016) co-authored with John Stack; The Ethnic Entanglement Praeger (1999) co-edited with John Stack as well as numerous articles, chapters, and instructor’s manuals. He has been a past president of the International Studies Association - West (2016), and on the editorial board of International Studies Perspective journal (2013-2018). Professor Hebron has been recognized for his excellence in teaching from Eastern Washington University and California State University - Maritime Academy.