Rana Khankan

Rana Khankan

Faculty-in-Residence - Hedrick Hall


Originally from central California, Rana Khankan is a True Bruin through and through. She earned her B.S. in Physiological Sciences at UCLA in 2004 after which she considered pursuing a medical degree. She alternatively found her passion for teaching and research after obtaining her M.S. in Physiological Sciences and then PhD in Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology also at UCLA. Following a postdoctoral training at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, she joined the department of Life Sciences Core Education where she teaches LS 7A and 7C and assesses the new curriculum aimed at decreasing achievement gaps and promoting student-centered teaching.


Dr. Scot “Dr. Scot” Brown
African American Studies and History
Hitch Suites
Dr. Eddie Cole
Rieber Hall
Dr. Genevieve “Gena” Carpio
Chicana/o Studies
Sproul Hall
Dr. Irene Chen
Olympic Hall
Dr. Jen Silvers
De Neve Towers
Dr. Jessica Harris
Education & Organizational Change
Delta Terrace
Dr. Michelle Liu Carriger
Theater and Performance Studies
Hedrick Summit
Dr. Mike Hill
De Neve East
Dr. Miryung Kim
Computer Science
De Neve West
Dr. Nina Eidsheim
Rieber Terrace
Dr. Rana Khankan
Hedrick Hall
Dr. Robert Teranishi
Education & Asian American Studies
Sproul Cove and Landing
Dr. Sarah Beckmann
Saxon Suites
Dr. Sean Metzger
Dr. Suzanne “Seppy” Seplow
Hedrick Hall
Dr. Tina Christie
Centennial Hall
Dr. Toby Higbie
Dykstra Hall