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Join Our Faculty

Teacher-Scholars. Changemakers.

Curious and compassionate. Inspired and creative. LMU faculty are helping to ignite a brighter world. We are seeking the next generation of mission-driven faculty.

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Leaders Who Ignite Change

LMU faculty are leaders on campus, in the field, and in the communities we live and work in. Our faculty are Fulbright scholars, social change agents, valued mentors, and more. 

Igniting a brighter world
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Research Forward

LMU is an R2 university, which reflects our commitment to high-level research. Our faculty value the opportunity to conduct research and scholarship with undergraduate and graduate students to provide mentorship and guidance while furthering their expertise.

Research at LMU
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

LMU is committed to the long-term project of becoming an anti-racist institution. We aim to uphold justice, recognize and value the full humanity of each person, and see and celebrate the beauty and contributions of each community.


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Faculty Focused

Faculty are the heart and soul of our institution. The Office of Faculty Development provides key support services for development and teaching, research, promotion and tenure, and more.

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Enacting Change Beyond the Bluff

Chaya Crowder, assistant professor in the LMU Department of Political Science and International Relations, has been awarded a $500,000 contract to lead the annual State of Black Los Angeles report

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Impactful Research

Our faculty publish in prestigious journals - Wendy Binder's recent work on the extinction of megafauna was published on the cover of Science 

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Advancing Global Business Education

LMU Awarded $1.2 Million to Advance Global Business Education