History of the Sciences: Global Science
In Antarctica, about 1,000 miles from the South Pole, there is an ice-covered lake 1.3 miles long that receives snowmelt from glaciers in the nearby Ringer Valley and from the slopes of Mount Swinford. During part of the year, the area around the lake is inhabited by penguins. The lake is named Lake Karentz, after Deneb Karentz, who began her USF career in 1991 and is currently a professor of biology and environmental science. Her research has been so significant in understanding the world’s southernmost continent that in 2007, the U.S. Board of Geographic Names designated the lake in her honor. Dr. Karentz’s research focuses on the ultraviolet photobiology of marine organisms, and includes identifying strategies for protection from UV exposure and understanding mechanisms for the repair of UV-induced DNA damage. Her research has been critical in evaluating the ecological implications of ozone depletion in Antarctica, where she has conducted research for more than 25 years. Professor Karentz has worked at Palmer and McMurdo Stations in Antarctica and on board research ships around the continent, and she has involved students from across the world in her research, including undergraduates from USF. She has also taught integrated biology courses in Antarctica, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Professor Karentz has authored numerous scientific publications and presented her findings at national and international conferences. In 2011, she received her most recent NSF grant for $229,625 for a project titled “Functional Genomics, and Physiological Ecology of Seasonal Succession in Antarctic Phytoplankton: Adaptations to Light and Temperature.” In collaboration with the Desert Research Institute (DRI) in Nevada, Professor Karentz is investigating the genomic basis of the physiological and ecological transition of Antarctic marine phytoplankton from a cold dark winter to a warmer, brighter spring. Since 2011, Professor Karentz has served as an advisor to the U.S. government delegation to the Antarctic Treaty Meetings, and in 2014, she was awarded a supplement to her NSF grant to enable her to continue to attend future meetings of the Committee on Environmental Protection, an advisory committee to the Antarctic Treaty System. Among her many honors, Professor Karentz is a recipient of USF’s Distinguished Research Award.
Bethany Goodrich (left), class of 2011; Austin Gajewski (center), class of 2013; and Deneb Karentz, USF professor of biology and environmental science, collect phytoplankton samples from a hole they cut in the ice covering the Antarctic Ocean. Professor Karentz has been conducting research, often with her students, and teaching in Antarctica for more than 20 years. Deneb Karentz has a lake named after her in Antarctica in honor of her contributions to understanding the world’s southernmost continent. UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ARCHIVES
During the 1990s, USF science and math faculty members brought considerable prestige to their university on a national and international level. On July 13 and 14, 1994, the United States won the International Mathematical Olympiad in Hong Kong with an unprecedented perfect score, surpassing 80 other countries, including China, which had dominated the event for five years. The U.S. team was coached by three of the nation’s leading math educators, including Paul Zeitz, then an assistant professor of mathematics at USF, who had received his Ph.D. in mathematics from UC Berkeley just two years earlier. As a New York high school student, Paul Zeitz had been on the first U.S. Mathematical Olympiad team in 1974, and at age 16, he won first place in the Westinghouse Talent Search. Twenty years later, in April of 1994, Dr. Zeitz organized USF’s first Bay Area Math Meet (BAMM), attended by 150 students from 16 high schools. In 2002, Professor Zeitz, then chair of USF’s math department, received the Northern California Award for Distinguished University Teaching of Mathematics from the Mathematics Association of America (MAA), and the following year he was honored with the MAA’s national teaching award, the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award. In 2005, Professor Zeitz organized The San Francisco Math Circle, a USF-based math club specifically designed for urban school children in the sixth through tenth grades. Zeitz recruited hundreds of students for the program from schools in the less affluent neighborhoods of San Francisco and Daly City who might not otherwise have had access to afterschool enrichment programs. Currently a full professor of mathematics, Zeitz has published a book, The Art and Craft of Problem Solving, given numerous conference presentations, and continues to pursue his overriding interest in mathematical problem solving and the promotion of an Eastern European-inspired problem-solving culture in the United States. Toward that goal, he produced a series of video lectures for the Teaching Company on problem solving.
Paul Zeitz, a national award-winning professor of mathematics, has organized math programs for high school students, written a book on mathematical problem solving, and produced a series of video lectures on the same topic. UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ARCHIVES
Claire Castro received her B.A. in botany from UC Berkeley and her Ph.D. in chemistry from UCLA, where her dissertation on the synthesis of nucleoside analogs won the prestigious Saul Winstein Dissertation of the Year Award. After a short period as a lecturer and postdoctoral scholar at UCLA, she joined the chemistry faculty at USF in 1994. Professor Castro teaches organic chemistry and is a recipient of the university’s Distinguished Teaching Award. Her research is conducted in collaboration with her husband, William Karney, professor of environmental science and chemistry, who also received his Ph.D. from UCLA. Prior to starting his career at USF in 1997, Karney did postdoctoral work at the University of Washington and at UC Berkeley. The work of Castro and Karney focuses on computationally simulating molecular motions and reactions of hydrocarbons, with a particular emphasis on those hydrocarbons that are relevant to carbon-rich materials, such as carbon nanotubes. Their research, which USF undergraduate students have taken part in, has been supported by three consecutive NSF Grants, from 2006 to 2015, totaling over $740,000, in addition to $50,000 from the American Chemical Society–Petroleum Research Fund. Since 2002, Professors Castro and Karney have published 16 peer-reviewed journal articles together, of which 13 have had undergraduate student co-authors. In addition, Karney has published 17 other peer-reviewed articles or book chapters, and Castro has an additional 6 publications in peer-reviewed journals. Combined, they have 39 published articles. In 2007, Claire Castro and William Karney were co-recipients of the university’s Distinguished Research Award.
Chemistry professor Claire Castro (on the right) discussing some basics of organic chemistry with high school students at USF’s 10thannual Science Open House in November 1994. Dr. Castro has collaborated with her husband, Dr. William Karney, professor of chemistry and environmental science, to obtain three consecutive NSF grants and to publish 13 peer-reviewed journal articles with USF undergraduate student co-authors. She and Karney are co-recipients of the university’s Distinguished Research Award, and Dr. Castro has also won the university’s Distinguished Teaching Award. UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ARCHIVES
William Karney, professor of chemistry and environmental science teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental chemistry, air pollution, water treatment, and instrumental analysis. Most of his research is conducted with his wife, USF professor Claire Castro, and with his students. He and Castro are co-recipients of the university’s Distinguished Research Award. Pictured here with Professor Karney is Eva Brayfindley, a senior in chemistry and math. PAUL MORRILL, UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Robert Toia (on the left), professor of environmental science and chemistry, and Eddie Gonzalez, one of his students, monitoring the conditions of the Geysers of Northern California, during a field trip in the spring of 1999. USF’s environmental science and related programs have developed in the tradition of what the naturalist and philosopher John Muir called “the University of the Wilderness.” UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ARCHIVES
Robert Toia began his career at USF in 1995, after receiving a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Western Australia, conducting postdoctoral work at the University of California (Berkeley and Riverside campuses), lecturing on chemistry at the University of New South Wales, and serving as a professional research toxicologist at UC Berkeley. While at USF, his research interests included biological organic chemistry, chemical and environmental toxicology, water chemistry, agricultural chemical use, natural chemical cycles, the connection between science and society, and sustainability issues from a science-based perspective. Professor Toia published more than 85 research papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He taught a wide range of courses, including environmental chemistry, environmental toxicology, and industrial ecology and sustainability. In his course on environmental monitoring, he took students to locations such as Redwood Creek in the Marin Headlands north of San Francisco to assess the physical, chemical, and biological features of that creek. The findings from these trips often appeared in scientific journals and were forwarded to the National Park Service. He retired from USF in 2012, and is now professor of environmental science and chemistry, emeritus.
Mary Jane Niles began teaching in the USF biology department in 1992, after working as a registered nurse for eight years and earning a Ph.D. in immunology from UC Berkeley. During her career at USF, Professor Niles has taught virology, molecular biology, immunology, molecular genetics and biotechnology, cell physiology, and general biology. She also teaches an immersion and service learning course on public health and homelessness. Her research addresses IgM synthesis and assembly in terminally differentiated B cells, or plasma cells. In particular, she is working toward the identification and characterization of a rough endoplasmic reticulum (RER)-associated enzyme, which is thought to catalyze the formation of IgM-IgM and J chain-IgM disulfide bridges. Dr. Niles has contributed chapters on immunology to five textbooks, co-authored the manual Laboratory Exercises in Organismal and Molecular Microbiology, and published an essay in Living the Mission: A Book of Mediation, Prayers and Insights from the University of San Francisco Community. Professor Niles has served as a research advisor to ten graduate students and numerous undergraduates. She also serves currently as an advisor to the USF chapter of the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society and chairs the Pre-Professional Health Committee (PPHC). As chair of the PPHC, Dr. Niles advises students who seek admission to health professions programs, including programs in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other specializations, coordinates committees for letters of recommendation, schedules practice interviews with students, and keeps USF’s future healthcare professionals informed of volunteer and research opportunities through email and Facebook.
Mary Jane Niles, professor of biology, at work with two of her students, Minh Phan (on the left) and David John Capistrano (on the right) in the new John Lo Schiavo, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation. Professor Niles came to USF in 1992 after completing a doctorate in immunology at UC Berkeley. She teaches a wide range of biology courses and serves as the chair of the Pre-Professional Health Committee, which has enjoyed remarkable success in placing students in some of the nation’s most prestigious medical, dental, pharmacy, and other professional schools. SHAWN CALHOUN, UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Horacio Camblong, professor of physics and astronomy, has taught most of the department’s physics courses, helped develop the astronomy program, published articles on a multitude of topics, obtained several NSF grants, and received the university’s Distinguished Research Award, among other honors. UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Horacio Camblong began his career in the USF physics department in 1993 after receiving a Ph.D. in physics from New York University. Since his arrival at USF, he has helped restructure the physics program and taught most of the lower-division and upper-division physics courses, for both majors and non-majors. The year after his arrival, Professor Camblong launched the Physics Colloquium Series, which has brought major speakers to USF for 20 years. In the late 1990s, Professor Camblong developed the 3/2 Physics–Engineering program with the University of Southern California, which offered a five-year dual B.S. degree in physics (USF) and engineering (USC). He also introduced astronomy to the physics department in the late 1990s, and a decade later, in collaboration with Professor Aparna Venkatesan, a full astronomy program was introduced to USF (with astronomy and astrophysics minors, and several new courses). The department is now known as the Department of Physics and Astronomy. In collaboration with several other institutions, Professor Camblong’s research has focused on various topics in quantum field theory, gravitational physics, and many-body theory. He has published papers in leading peer-reviewed physics journals in areas such as condensed-matter physics, molecular physics, nuclear physics, elementary particle physics, and quantum gravity. His research has led him to develop a geometrical and gauge-invariant approach to quantum effective action, a many-body formulation of magnetotransport for inhomogeneous systems, and path integral approaches for singular quantum mechanics and quantum field theory. He also discovered a quantum anomaly in molecular physics, developed various applications for renormalization theory, and has researched properties of conformal quantum mechanics with applications to a variety of physical systems, such as grapheme. His research on the thermodynamics and quantum mechanics of black holes, including the quantum Hawking effect, has been funded multiple times by the National Science Foundation (NSF). He is a recipient of the Arts and Sciences College Award, the Arthur Furst Award, and the university’s Distinguished Research Award.
Brandon Brown earned a Ph.D. in condensed matter physics from Oregon State University, where he studied the magnetic properties of superconductors. He joined the physics department at USF in 1998 and switched his research focus to sensory biophysics. In one project, he took a number of techniques from physics and applied them to studying the gel collected from a shark’s specialized sensory organs. Teaming up with department colleague Marcelo Camperi, he computationally visualized what the world must “look like” to sharks using an electric sense. He has published 13 research papers in physics and biology journals (including Nature and the Physical Review) and 12 magazine articles for general audiences. He is also the author of a forthcoming biography about the life and work of physicist Max Planck. Since coming to USF, Brown has authored or co-authored 17 successful private or federal grant proposals, totaling more than $10 million for research, major equipment, new curricula, and for the new John Lo Schiavo, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation. Currently a professor of physics and astronomy, Brown continues to be active in the field of sensory biophysics, as well as advising students on individual research projects that include developing computational models of noisy neurons and models for the limits of human visual flicker perception. In 2010, Brandon Brown received the university’s Distinguished Research Award.
In the fall of 2013, Brandon Brown, professor of physics and astronomy and recipient of the university’s Distinguished Research Award, gave a presentation about his research on the life and work of physicist Max Planck at the new John Lo Schiavo, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation. SHAWN CALHOUN, UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
David Wolber, professor of computer science, teaches students from all backgrounds to use code to program their phones and tablets. His computer science students have also helped design, develop, and maintain the App Inventor website, and they wrote code for the App Inventor project in collaboration with students from other universities. He recently helped secure a multi-university NSF grant of $566,000 to support his project and his students’ work. UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
David Wolber earned a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of California, Davis. He began teaching at USF in 1993 and served as the computer science department chair from 2001 to 2003. He designed and developed a USF core course, “Computing, Mobile Apps, and the Web,” which he teaches to artists, designers, humanities majors, scientists, business students, and others from the USF community. Using an innovative visual programming language named App Inventor, students learn to program their phones and tablets. The course has opened up the world of software creation to hundreds of students from groups historically underrepresented in computer science, and on average approximately 50% of the students in his course are women. Working with Google and MIT, Professor Wolber contributed to the design and development of the App Inventor language in 2009, wrote many of the original tutorials on the Google App Inventor site, and was the lead author of the 2012 book App Inventor: Create Your Own Android Apps, co-authored with the inventor of the App Inventor language Hal Abelson. In 2013, Wolber served as a visiting faculty member at MIT, where he worked with Abelson and the App Inventor team on developing the newest version of the language. Wolber’s teaching materials, including video lessons and a “course-in-a-box” curriculum, are publicly available, and over a million people have visited the website at appinventor.org. The materials are also included in university and K–12 courses around the world. In 2013, Professor Wolber founded the Democratize Computing Lab (DCL) at USF, funded by a $200,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation. USF is also part of a five-university team (USF, MIT, Wellesley, Trinity, UMass-Lowell) that was awarded a $566,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to work on teaching beginning students to program apps. USF computer science students have contributed to the DCL project, helped design, develop, and maintain the App Inventor website, and written code for the App Inventor project in collaboration with students from MIT and other universities. Professor Wolber’s students learn about computer science, gain uncommon experience working on a collaborative project with millions of users around the world, and exemplify the extension of USF’s global mission on the web.
John Callaway received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University in 1994, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at San Diego State University’s Pacific Estuarine Research Laboratory, of which he later became associate director. He joined the USF Department of Environmental Science in 1999 and became a full professor in 2009. Dr. Callaway was the director of the master’s program in environmental management from 2006 to 2010. His research has focused on the restoration of tidal wetlands within the San Francisco Bay, including studies of climate change’s effects on tidal wetlands, assessments of restoration success, and research on basic plant and soil ecology. His work has contributed to the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project, as well as to a number of other bay-wide restoration planning efforts. Professor Callaway has published 24 peer-reviewed journal articles and 13 book chapters since coming to USF. His most recent project on carbon sequestration in tidal wetlands in San Francisco Bay was funded by the Moore Foundation and resulted in a journal article co-authored with a former USF environmental science undergraduate student. In 2007, Dr. Callaway won the Arthur Furst Award for Outstanding Research for the Betterment of Humanity from the College of Arts and Sciences, and in 2013, he received the university’s Distinguished Research Award.
John Callaway, professor of environmental science, and student research assistant Evyan Borgnis (’08) extract soil samples as part of their research. In 2013, Professor Callaway won the university’s Distinguished Research Award. UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ARCHIVES
John Lendvay, associate professor of environmental science, has focused on community assessment of regional water quality, and he has given USF students many opportunities for community-based research. His students worked on the Yosemite Watershed Restoration Project in the Bayview–Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco, a state-funded project that helped the community and secured many honors for USF. Professor Lendvay won USF’s Sarlo Prize, which recognizes excellence in teaching based upon the moral values underpinning the university’s mission. UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ARCHIVES
John Lendvay received his Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the University of Michigan in 1998 and joined the USF environmental sciences faculty the next year. Dr. Lendvay's research focuses primarily on community assessment of regional water quality. He has worked in collaboration with local non-governmental and community advocate agencies in the Bayview–Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco, a community with a history of significant environmental degradation and with a population comprised mainly of underrepresented and politically disenfranchised minorities. Professor Lendvay developed a community-based project, known as the Yosemite Watershed Restoration Project, to assess the neighborhood’s water quality. Lendvay’s undergraduate research assistants trained teams of local high school students on environmental concerns affecting the community and on sampling protocols necessary to conduct a detailed water quality assessment. The students examined the impact of sewage treatment plant outflow on water safety, urban water quality practices, and sources of impervious surface runoff. Data from this water quality assessment and a parallel wildlife census were incorporated into a community effort to influence redevelopment decisions. Professor Lendvay’s project, supported by a state grant for over $770,000, was instrumental in securing USF’s placement for four years in a row on the Corporation for National and Community Service President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and it was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, which designated USF as one of just 76 “community engaged” colleges and universities in the nation in 2006. Professor Lendvay has published numerous scientific articles on his work and presented his research at professional conferences, and he was a recipient of USF’s Sarlo Prize, which recognizes excellence in teaching based upon the moral values underpinning the university’s Vision, Mission, and Values Statement.
David Galles, associate professor of computer science, has a wide range of research interests that include causal networks, programming languages, and artificial intelligence. He has published a Compiler Design textbook and developed an extensive set of online visualizations for learning various data structures and algorithms. His work, which includes game design for stroke victims, is done in collaboration with USF students. UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ARCHIVES
David Galles joined the USF computer science department in 1997, after receiving his B.S. in computer science from Stanford University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from UCLA in artificial intelligence. His research interests include causal networks, programming languages, and artificial intelligence, and he has published a Compiler Design textbook and developed an extensive set of online visualizations for learning various data structures and algorithms. After a sabbatical spent working at Lucas Arts (the game division of Lucas Films), Dr. Galles became interested in using games as a vehicle for teaching, and he developed several game engineering classes. Dr. Galles is currently working with Kevin Carroll, a neuropsychologist at St. Mary’s Hospital, to use the Microsoft Kinect sensor to build games that help in physical therapy, mainly for stroke victims. Studies have shown that patients who play games during their physical therapy sessions are able to endure longer sessions with less pain. The games created by Galles and Carroll have been used clinically with several different types of patients. Professor Galles is currently adding data-logging and web-tracking capabilities to his games so that physicians can assess patient improvement, develop additional game design concepts, and create more engaging game experiences. All of Professor Galles’ work, including game design, data mining, and data visualization, is done in collaboration with USF students.
Larry Margerum, professor of chemistry and department chair, teaches a wide range of chemistry courses and labs and trains research students in general, analytical, and inorganic chemistry using a student-centered and mentoring approach. He has published several papers with student co-authors. UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ARCHIVES
Larry Margerum came to USF in 1995 after eight years as a project leader at the Clorox Technical Center and at Nycomed-Salutar Medical Imaging. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in chemistry and completed undergraduate research in organometallic chemistry. He earned a joint Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina in inorganic photochemistry and electrochemistry for solar energy conversions and moved to UCLA for postdoctoral work in bio-inorganic chemistry. At USF, he teaches a wide range of chemistry courses and labs and trains research students in general, analytical, and inorganic chemistry using a student-centered approach. Dr. Margerum became chair of the chemistry department in 2011, and he continues to be the coordinator for assessment programs and reports for the department. He also recently taught a special course in solar energy conversion and storage and applied spectroscopy. Professor Margerum has published numerous articles in science journals, and his students are co-authors for many of his articles. His research group of undergraduate and graduate students recently developed systems for measuring small molecule binding to soluble synthetic macromolecules (dendrimers) that are potential drug carriers, providing insight into macromolecular binding. Other ongoing research efforts focus on understanding the chemistry of surface-bound indicator displacement assays (IDAs) and on making synthetic modifications of dye-doped silica nanoparticles. Dr. Margerum, the USF Learning Center, and USF chemistry graduate Dr. Joe Leonetti of Genentech recently created support courses for general and organic chemistry based on a national program called Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL). Students in Professor Margerum’s lab learn a multidisciplinary team approach to research on interfacial chemistry, and he employs a mentoring strategy in the lab where graduate students pair with undergraduates on given research projects.
Gregory Benson, professor of computer science, has published research on span operating systems, distributed computing, and programming languages; secured grants for undergraduate research and education; and was the co-creator of “flash mob computing,” the linking of hundreds of personal computers to a network capable of performing billions of mathematical calculations per second. UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ARCHIVES
Gregory Benson joined the USF computer science department in 1998, after earning his Ph.D. from UC Davis. As a graduate student, Benson held visiting research positions with the Orca research group at Vrije University in the Netherlands and with the Flux OS research group at the University of Utah. At USF, Dr. Benson served as department chair from 2005 to 2009, and he helped implement significant curriculum changes in the computer science programs during his tenure. Professors Benson and Peter Pacheco jointly won a $600,000 W.M. Keck Foundation grant to build a supercomputer for undergraduate education and research in 2001. Benson’s research areas and the subjects of his published works span operating systems, distributed computing, and programming languages. He has designed and developed several run-time systems and tools for parallel programming languages and libraries. He led the development of USFMPI, a multi-threaded implementation of MPI 1.2 for Linux, targeting both Myrinet and Ethernet. In addition, Benson co-created “flash mob computing” and designed much of the software that enabled 669 volunteer computers to be harnessed in a single day at the USF Koret Health and Recreation Center (see vignette #29). With his students, Benson developed River, a Python-based framework for rapid prototyping of reliable distributed run-time systems. Building on the River system, Benson developed CodeVR, a full-state execution recorder and navigator for Python programs. Dr. Benson has recently focused on Big Data computing and reliable data integration, and he currently serves as chief scientist for SnapLogic, Inc., which offers an integration platform as a service as well as Hadoop-based data integration.
From the frozen lakes of Antarctica to the World Wide Web, USF faculty members and their students are changing the world through their research, the application of that research to real-world problems, and their commitment to making the world a better place. In that regard, current faculty and students are following in the footsteps of Joseph Neri, S.J. and many other faculty members and students at St. Ignatius College, who in the first decades of the institution on Market Street used their scientific research to enhance the lives of San Franciscans. The USF sciences are now global in their reach.
Information about Deneb Karentz’s research in Antarctica appears in USF Magazine, spring 2007, page 7; USF Magazine summer 2013, page 7; and online at the Quad Angles issue of September 2007. The work of Claire Castro and William Karney is summarized in USF Faculty Profiles, and their research with USF students is listed online at the Research Gate website. Robert Toia’s research is outlined in USFnews, 5/18/99, page 1, and in USF Faculty Profiles. The work of Mary Jane Niles is summarized in USFnews, 4/24/95, page 5, and in USF Faculty Profiles. Horacio Camblong’s research is listed online at the Research Gate website and summarized in numerous articles that appeared in USFnews from 1994 to 1999. Brandon Brown’s work is covered in numerous publications, including USF Magazine, fall 2010, page 9; USFnews, 10/23/00, page 4; and in USF Faculty Profiles. Articles on David Wolber’s work appear in USF Magazine, fall 2006, page 6, and spring 2010, page 8, and in USF Faculty Profiles. Information about John Callaway, John Lendvay, David Galles, Larry Margerum, and Gregory Benson is also found in USF Faculty Profiles.
Alan Ziajka, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and University Historian
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