May 20, 2019  
2018-19 CATALOG 
2018-19 CATALOG

Ethnic Studies

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Ethnic Studies


Social and Behavioral Sciences Building, Fourth Floor


(760) 750-4154

Program Director:

Laurette McGuire, Ph.D.


Bonnie Bade, Ph.D., Professor, Anthropology
Konane Martinez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Anthropology
Laurette McGuire, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Aníbal Yáñez-Chávez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Anthropology

Arts, Media, and Design
David Avalos, M.F.A., Professor, Visual and Performing Arts
Mtafiti Imara, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Visual and Performing Arts
Marcos Martinez, M.A., Professor, Visual and Performing Arts
Kristin Moss, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Visual and Performing Arts
Deborah Small, M.F.A., Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

Michelle A. Holling, Ph.D., Professor, Communication
Dreama Moon, Ph.D., Professor, Communication
Kendra Rivera, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Communication

Karen Schaffman, Ph.D. Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

S. Deborah Kang, Assistant Professor, History
Carmen Nava, Ph.D., Professor, History
Alyssa Sepinwall, Ph.D., Professor, History
Jill Watts, Ph.D., Professor, History

Human Development
Fernando Soriano, Ph.D., Professor, Human Development
Rafael Hernandez, Assistant Professor, Human Development

Hua Yi, M.L.S., Librarian Meta-Data

Liberal Studies
Jocelyn Ahlers, Ph.D., Professor, Liberal Studies
Jule Gómez de García, Ph.D., Professor, Liberal Studies
Kimberley Knowles-Yánez, Ph.D., Professor, Liberal Studies
Robert Yamashita, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Liberal Studies

Literature and Writing Studies
Susie Lan Cassel, Ph.D., Professor, Literature and Writing Studies
Rebecca Lush, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Literature and Writing Studies

Modern Language Studies
Michelle Ramos Pellicia, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Modern Language Studies

National Latino Research Center
Arcela Nuñez-Alvarez, Ph.D., Research Director, National Latino Research Center

Political Science
Staci Beavers, Ph.D., Professor, Political Science
Cynthia Chavez Metoyer, Ph.D., Professor, Political Science
Elizabeth Matthews, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Political Science

Gerárdo M. González, Ph.D., Professor, Psychology

Matthew Atherton, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology
Kristin Bates, Ph.D. Professor, Sociology
Marisol Clark-Ibáñez, Ph.D., Professor, Sociology
Sharon Elise, Ph.D., Professor, Sociology
Karen Glover, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology
Alicia M. Gonzáles, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology
Joely Proudfit, Ph.D., Professor, Sociology
Xuan Santos, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology
Theresa Suarez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology
Richelle Swan, Ph.D., Professor, Sociology
Jill M. Weigt, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology

Women’s Studies
Jodie Lawston, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Women’s Studies
Sheryl Lutjens, Ph.D., Professor, Interdisciplinary and Emerging Programs

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