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
Donna Hubbard (1983), J.D., University of Washington School of Law
Brittany Prince (2010), M.A., San Francisco State University

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 (2006), 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

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
Amy Casselman (2011) M.A., San Francisco State University

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

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
Robert A. Fung, Esq. (1990), J.D., New College of California School of Law
Betty Nobue Kano (1999), MFA, University of California at Berkeley
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

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


Retired Faculty

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

* Department Chair or Program Director