Faculty & Leadership

The College has a dedicated faculty of over forty 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.


Catrióna Rueda Esquibel

Catrióna Rueda Esquibel

Katynka Martinez photo

Katynka Martinez

Kym Morrison

Kym Morrison

  • Assistant Dean, College of Ethnic Studies
  • Email: kymorris@sfsu.edu
  • Phone: (415) 338-7561


Africana Studies

American Indian Studies

Asian American Studies

Latina/Latino Studies

Race and Resistance Studies