Faculty, Staff and Students


Stacey N. Doan, Ph.D.
Berger Institute Director and Associate Professor of Psychology. 
Professor Doan received her B.A. from Carleton College and her Ph.D. from Cornell University. Her research focuses on maternal and child health, resilience and adjustment, and relations between stress, emotions, mind and body. She is particularly interested in the role of the social environment and its effects on physical health and psychological well- being.

Courtney Chan

Courtney Chan ’17 CMC
Berger Institute Lab and Research Manager. 
Courtney graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a B.A. in Psychology. She aims to pursue a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology and improve mental health services for under served populations.

email: courtney.chan@claremontmckenna.edu


Ka Ki Fung

Ka Ki Fung
Technology Manager. 
 Ka Ki is a junior at Claremont McKenna College, majoring in Computer Science and Physics.  She founded the first technology-focused club at CMC, Women in Technology, dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. With this club she also founded a local Google CS Ignite program. Through this program she mentors under-privileged middle schoolers in computer science.

2017-2018 CMC Faculty Affiliates

Heather Antecoll

Heather Antecol, Ph.D.
Boswell Professor of Economics

Prof. Antecol has a B.A. and M.A. from Queens University and a  Ph.D. from McMaster University.





William Ascher, Ph.D.
Donald C. McKenna Professor of Government and Economics

Prof. Ascher has a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a MPhil and Ph.D. from Yale University.


Lisa Forman Cody, Ph.D.


Lisa Forman Cody, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History

Prof. Cody has a B.A. from Harvard University and a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.


Wei- Chin Hwang, Ph.D


Wei-Chin Hwang, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

Prof. Hwang has a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles; M.A. University of California, Los Angeles; B.A. University of Utah.




Daniel Livesay, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History

Prof. Livesay has a Ph.D. in History from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; B.A. from the University of Colorado, Boulder.




Frederick R. Lynch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Government

Prof. Lynch has a B.A. from the University of Michigan; M.A., from the University of Missouri; and a Ph.D., from the University of California, Riverside.




Ellen K. Rentz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Literature

Prof. Rentz has a B.A. from Washington University; M.A. in Medieval Studies from University of York, England; M.A. and Ph.D. in English from Columbia University.