College of Ethnic Studies Faculty

The College has a dedicated faculty of over 40 tenured or tenure track faculty from a range of backgrounds including but not limited to philosophy, history, arts, health sciences, psychology, education, anthropology, sociology, communications, journalism, literature, languages, law, political science, economics, and law. These individuals are committed to the integrated scholar- teacher-community activist model of Ethnic Studies and to multi-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary approaches to inquiry. Listed below are our faculty members, the year they began in the College of Ethnic Studies, and their terminal degrees. Additional contact information can be found by using the departmental tabs to the left.

 

Africana Studies

Antwi Akom (2004), Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Dawn-Elissa Fischer (2007), Ph.D., University of Florida
Maria Ifetayo Flannery (2016), Ph.D., Temple University
Shawn Ginwright (2004), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
*Serie McDougal (2007), Ph.D., Temple University
Johnetta Richards (1988), Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Dorothy Tsuruta (1997), Ph.D., Stanford University
Doñela Wright (2016), Ph.D., Temple University

 

Lecturers

Ashley Aaron (2011), M.A., San Francisco State University
Dave “Davey D” Cook (2010), B.A., University of California, Berkeley
Amar Casey (2006), Ph.D., Golden Gate University
Madeline Flamer (2005), M.Ed., San Francisco State University
Donna Hubbard (1983), J.D., University of Washington School of Law
Toni Jackson (2017),
Obfeni Origunwa (2017),
Brittany Prince (2010), M.A., San Francisco State University
Derrick Spiva (2008), Ph.D., San Antonio Theological Seminary

Emeritus Faculty

Wade Nobles (1976), Ph.D., Stanford University
Theophile Obenga (1998), Ph.D., University Paul Valery
Oba T'Shaka (1972), Ph.D., Western Institute


American Indian Studies

Joanne Barker (2003), Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
*Robert Collins (2002), Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Andrew Jolivette (2003), Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
Melissa Nelson (2002), Ph.D., University of California, Davis
John-Carlos Perea (2010), Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Lecturers

Amy Casselman (2011) M.A., San Francisco State University
Joshua Horowitz (2015), Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Philip M. Klasky (2005), M.A., San Francisco State University
Edwardo Madril (2013) M.A., San Francisco State University
Sara C. Sutler-Cohen (2012) Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
Katherine Wallace (2010),

 

Emeritus Faculty

Elizabeth Parent (1979), Ph.D., Stanford University


Asian American Studies

Laureen Chew (1981), Ed.D., University of the Pacific
Wei Ming Dariotis (2000), Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Lorraine Dong (1987), Ph.D., University of Washington
Daniel Gonzales (1971), J.D., Hastings College of Law
Marlon Hom (1986), Ph.D., University of Washington
Russell Jeung (2002), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Ben Kobashigawa (1986), Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Mai Nhung Le (1997), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Jonathan H.X. Lee (2009), Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Isabelle Pelaud (2001), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Eric J. Pido (2011), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Christen Sasaki (2014), Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles
Valerie Soe (1996), M.F.A., School of the Arts Institute of Chicago
Anantha Sudhakar (2012) Ph.D., Rutgers University
Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales (2000), Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Wesley Ueunten (2002), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
*Grace Yoo (1996), Ph.D., University of San Francisco

Lecturers

Grace Burns (2017), 
Arlene Daus-Magbual (2015), MA., San Francisco State University
Roderick R. Daus-Magbual (2016), Ed. D., University of San Francisco
Irene Faye Duller (2008), M.A., San Francisco State University
Kei Fischer (2012), M.A., San Francisco State University & MA in Teaching, University of San Francisco
Stuart Fong (2016), M.D., Ross University School of Medicine
Robert A. Fung, Esq. (1990), J.D., New College of California School of Law
Ariko Ikehara (2017), aikehara@sfsu.edu
Betty Nobue Kano (1999), MFA, University of California at Berkeley
Lewis Kawahara, (2017)
Doug Kim (2017), 
Arcadi Kolchak (2016), MPH., San Jose State University
Simmy Makhijanil  (2016), Ph.D., California Instistute of Integral Studies
Eric Mar (2017),
Melissa Nievara-Lozano, (2016)
Barbara Reyes (2015), MFA., San Francisco State University
Julie Thi Underhill (2017), 
Jeremy Villaluz (2016), MFA, San Francisco Art Institute
Voltaire Villanueva (2016), Ed.D., Drexel University
Jeannie Woo (2003), M.A., San Francisco State University

Emeritus Faculty

Danilo Begonia (1970), M.A., San Francisco State University
Jeffrey Paul Chan (1968), M.A., San Francisco State University
Malcolm Collier (1980), M.A., San Francisco State University
Robert A. Fung (1990), J.D., New College of California School of Law
George Kee Woo (1970), B.A., San Francisco State University


Latina/Latino Studies

Tomas Almaguer (2000), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Teresa Carrillo (1993), Ph.D., Stanford University
Carlos Cordova (1974), Ed.D., University of San Francisco
Jeffrey Duncan-Andrade (2004), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Melissa Guzman-Garcia (2016), Ph.D., University of Santa Barbara
Katynka Martinez (2007), Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
*G. Alejandro Murguia (1991), M.F.A., San Francisco State University
Belinda Reyes (2006), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Lecturers

John Calloway (2003),
Brigitte Davila (2009), J.D., Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
Felix Kury (1988), M.S., San Francisco State University, Universidad de El Salvador
Josue Rojas (2016), 
John Ulloa (2016),M.A., San Francisco State University
Daisy Zamora (2014),
 

Race and Resistance Studies

Rabab Abdulhadi (2007), Ph.D., Yale University
Falu Bakrania (2005), Ph.D., Stanford University
Catriona Esquibel (2005), Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
*Jason Ferreira (2005), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Amy Sueyoshi (2002), Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Lecturers

Kerri Borja (2017),
AshEl Eldridge (2016),
Carlos Hagadorn (2016),
Cindy Huynh (2014),
Lara Kiswani (2017),
Nicole Leopardo (2016), M.A., San Francisco State University
Jamie Mann-Dunye (2016),
Jennifer Mogannam (2017),
Gladys Puente (2016), M.A., San Francisco State University
Emily Nanea Renteria (2016), M.A., San Francisco State University
Andres Rodriguez (2016), M.A., San Francisco State University
Larry Salomon (2013), Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Michael Schulze-Oechtering (2016),
Sarah Wongking (2017), 


Retired Faculty

Rafael M. Diaz (2003), Ph.D. Stanford University

* Department Chair or Program Director