Faculty - College of Arts and Sciences

Our faculty embrace the USF mission of educating the whole person — both heart and mind. Our professors pursue an ambitious agenda of research, teaching, and service. As scholars, they take on some of the world’s most challenging issues and problems.

In the classroom, they bring compassion and academic rigor. Outside the classroom, they are engaged professionals, making contributions to their communities and their respective fields. 

Naupaka Zimmerman

Assistant Professor

Professor Naupaka Zimmerman is broadly interested in the intersection of microbial community and ecosystem ecology. His lab research focuses on the...


PhD, Biological Sciences, Stanford University | BA, Environmental Science, Public Policy, Cultural Anthropology, Harvard University


California Ecology, Laboratory, Ecology, General Microbiology, Laboratory in General Microbiology, Special Topics in BIOL w/lab, Special Topics Laboratory, Undergraduate Seminar in Biology, Thesis Research for Biology Honors Program, Graduate Seminar in Biology, Special Topics, Directed Reading, Bioinformatics

Stephen Zunes

(415) 422-6981

Stephen Zunes has been at USF since 1995, teaching courses on the politics of Middle East and other regions, nonviolence, conflict resolution, U.S....


PhD, Cornell University | MA, Temple University | BA, Oberlin College


Politics of Conflict and Peace, Nonviolence in Theory and Practice, Global Economic Justice, Government and Politics of the Middle East, Global Conflict Resolution, United States Foreign Policy, Directed Study