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Ethnic Studies

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Ethnic Studies


Social and Behavioral Sciences Building, Second Floor


(760) 750-8054

Program Director:

Michelle A. Holling, Ph.D.


Marcelo Garzo Montalvo, Ph.D.
Allison Monterrosa, Ph.D.
Jason M. Perez, Ph.D.

Ethnic Studies Affiliate Faculty:

American Indian Studies
Joely Proudfit, Ph.D., Professor, American Indian Studies

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

Art, Media, and Design
Misael Diaz, M.F.A., Assistant Professor, Arts, Media, and Design
Kristin Moss, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Arts, Media, and Design

Antonio De La Garza, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Communication
Michelle A. Holling, Ph.D., Professor, Communication
Dreama Moon, Ph.D., Professor, Communication
Andrew Spieldenner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Communication

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

Environmental Studies
Gabriel Valle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies

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

Interdisciplinary & Emerging Programs
Sheryl Lutjens, Ph.D., Professor, Interdisciplinary and Emerging Programs

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

Liberal Studies
Jocelyn Ahlers, Ph.D., Professor, Liberal Studies
Kimberley Knowles-Yánez, Ph.D., 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

Mtafiti Imara, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

Political Science
Staci Beavers, Ph.D., Professor, Political Science
Cynthia Chavez Metoyer, Ph.D., Professor, Political Science
Xiaoye She, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Political Science

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

Mohamed Abumaye, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology
Muna-Udbi Ali, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology
Matthew Atherton, Ph.D., Associate 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
Xuan Santos, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology
Theresa Suarez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology
Richelle Swan, Ph.D., Professor, Sociology
Jill M. Weigt, Ph.D., Professor, Sociology
Lori Walkington, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology

Theatre Arts
Maria Patrice Amon, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Theatre Arts

Women’s Studies
Jodie Lawston, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Women’s Studies

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