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
Rieber Hall
Dr. Eddie Cole
Sproul Hall
Dr. Genevieve “Gena” Carpio
Chicana/o Studies
Rieber Vista
Dr. Irene Chen
Olympic Hall
Dr. Jen Silvers
Hedrick Summit
Dr. Jessica Harris
Education & Organizational Change
Rieber Terrace
Dr. Michelle Liu Carriger
Theater and Performance Studies
Saxon Suites
Dr. Mike Hill
De Neve East
Dr. Miryung Kim
Computer Science
De Neve West
Dr. Nina Eidsheim
Delta 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
Rieber Hall