Jeff Tollaksen, PhD
At an age when many other kids were pondering questions such as whether they could talk their parents into ice cream for dessert, Jeff Tollaksen contemplated higher-level questions about the inner workings of the universe.
As he walked through the forest
Dr. Margaret Grogan
Margaret Grogan learned early on the synergistic, powerful effects of combining characteristics while working on life’s endeavors.
“My father was a geneticist and researched hybrid maize in search of an improved corn for cattle feed,” says Grogan, who grew up
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Dr. Patrick Fuery
If you have a keen ear for accents, you might be a bit baffled when you initially speak with Patrick Fuery. Chapman University’s Dean of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences sounds British and Australian. There’s a good reason for
Gregory A. Daddis, PhD
1989, when Gregory Daddis joined the Army as a lieutenant after graduating from West Point and went through officer training, a centuries old book taught him the integral role history plays when it comes to war.
Lisa Sparks, PhD
Lisa Sparks, PhD Growing up in Woodward, Oklahoma—otherwise known as “Tornado Alley”—Lisa Sparks learned early on the value of effective communication.
“With frequent tornadoes, we were always in crisis mode,” says Chapman’s Dean and Endowed Professor of the School of Communication.
The way Mary Platt sees it, the world is her toy box. Chapman University’s Director of the Hilbert Museum and former Director of Communications and Media Relations wakes up every morning to a new day buzzing with myriad possibilities. For
In 2012, as Katerina Sorrell waited at Chapman University to meet with a dean regarding possibly giving up on her dream to earn her graduate degree, Ruebén Martinez sensed her despair and encouraged her.
“Dr. Martinez didn’t know me, but he saw
Dr. L. Andrew Lyon
Like many young boys, Andrew Lyon reveled in the wonders of science and the time-honored results of cause and effect.
“I was a typical kid performing the makeshift science experiments out in the backyard,”
Richard T. Bryant
If you were to sum up the career of Richard T. Bryant, it would be as a facilitator of the arts. During his illustrious career that spans more than four decades, Chapman University’s Executive Director of the Musco