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Kimberly B.W. Denu, Ph.D., MSW

Professor, Department of Global Studies, Sociology, and TESOL
Special Advisor to the President and Provost
Phone: (626) 815-2040
Fax: (626) 815-3871
Kimberly B.W. Denu, Ph.D., is a Fulbright alumna to South Africa who has published in the areas of African-American issues, women and family matters, welfare reform, and international relations. Denu, an ordained minister, continues to speak and do ministry in the Greater Los Angeles area, as well as participate in ongoing ministry throughout the world. Her teaching areas include ethics, comparative family systems, and leadership.


  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Florida
  • MSW, Social Administration, Temple University
  • B.A., Sociology, Vanguard University


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Global Studies, Sociology, and TESOL


  • African-American Issues
  • International Relations
  • Sociology
  • Welfare Policy
  • Women and Family Matters

Courses Taught

  • SOC 230 – Comparative Family Systems
  • SOCW 541 – Capstone Leadership Project