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Prof. Alan Ziajka

Alan Ziajka is University Historian Emeritus at the University of San Francisco, where he held several administrative positions during a 36-year career, including associate vice provost for academic affairs. He holds a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University, and is the author of five books and numerous articles on history, education, and human development. His most recent books are Legacy and Promise—150 Years of Jesuit Education at the University of San Francisco; The University of San Francisco School of Law Century—100 Years of Educating for Justice; Lighting the City, Changing the World—A History of the Sciences at the University of San Francisco; and University of San Francisco, co-authored with USF professor Robert Elias.