Faculty

TCLA’s outstanding faculty includes graduates from the nation’s top universities. 

Our faculty have advanced degrees in the fields they teach and years of experience in their respective fields, many with appointments at other colleges and universities in the Los Angeles area.

ALYSSA BERLIN
B.A, College of Staten Island
M.A, Georgia School of Professional Psychology
Psy.D, Argosy University

AARON BROWNSTEIN
Director of Assessment
Chair, Psychology program
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California

IRINA BRAGIN
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

NIAZ COHEN
B.Sc., Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, UK
Ph.D. DIC, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK

NORMAN COHEN
B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S., Princeton University
J.D., California Southern Law School

LUCIEN CHOCRON
B.A., California State University, Northridge
M.A., M.S., California State University, Northridge
Psy.D., Ryokan College

COLLIN L. ELLIS
B.A., Eastern Washington University
M.S., Ph.D., University of California-Davis

JENNIFER GARMAISE
B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., St. John’s College

BRUCE GORMAN
B.S., California State University, Los Angeles

MORGAN HAKIMI
M.S., Ph.D. California School of Professional Psychology
M.B.A., Touro University Worldwide

ADELLA JAEGER
B.A., Touro College Los Angeles
M.S.W., University of Southern California

CHANA KATZ
B.A., University of Texas
M.Ed., New York University
MSW, California State University, Long Beach

ALEXANDER KLAFTER     
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
M.S., Claremont Graduate University

DANIEL MARGOLIS
B.S., University of Southern California
M.Sc., London School of Economics
J.D., Yale Law School

IRIS MAYBRUCK
B.S., M.A., The Ohio State University
Ed.D., Pepperdine University 

ADELE RAUCH
B.A., Brooklyn College, New York
M.Ed., California State University, Bakersfield

RICHARD ROSENTHAL
B.A., M.B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

TAMAR ROTHENBERG
B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University
M.S., California State University, LA 

CAROLINE SCHWARTZ
B.A., New York University
M.Ed., California State University, Bakersfield
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D. Candidate, University of California, Riverside

STEVEN SCHWARTZ
B.A. Lander College for Men
M.S.W. Wertzweiler School of Social Work

MENACHEM STULBERGER
Rabbinical Seminary of America
B.A., Touro College Los Angeles
M.A., Touro University Worldwide

RENA VILNER
B.A, Touro College
M.A, Queen’s College CSUB

DAVID WECHSLER
B.A, State University of New York, Plattsburgh
M.A, Antioch University
J.D, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

SANFORD WEINBERG
B.S., Pepperdine University
M.S., Loyola Marymount University