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Department Chair


Dr. Kimenyi 

PROFESSOR ALEXANDRE KIMENYI:Sunrise: 08/15/1948---Sunset: 06/11/2010

Alexandre Kimenyi is Professor of Linguistics, Ethnic Studies and African Languages at California State University, Sacramento. His research interest includes all areas of descriptive and theoretical linguistics, the genesis and dynamism of signs and structures in all semiotic systems, genocide and holocaust studies, cultural survival of minority groups, indigenous people, folklore and popular culture.

LECTURER WAYNE MAEDA:Sunrise: 08/26/1947---Sunset:02/27/2013

Wayne Maeda 

 Wayne Maeda was one of the founding faculty of the CSUS Ethnic Studies Program, he curated the 1992 Sacramento History Museum exhibit, "Continuing Traditions: Japanese Americans, Story of a People, 1869-1992," and authored "Changing Dreams and Treasured Memories: A Story of Japanese Americans in the Sacramento Region" (2000). He was a current and former board member of the CSUS Japanese American Archival Collection Advisory Board, the National Japanese American Historical Society, Jan Ken Po Gakko, Wakamatsu Gold Hill Colony Foundation and the Nichi Bei Foundation. Predeceased by parents Masao and Ayako 

Opportunities for Part-Time Lecturers

Ethnic Studies is always interested in professionals (MA degree or higher) to teach in our program. For more information please contact Dr. Boatamo Mosupyoe (916) 278-3536 or Ms. Ann Thomas (916) 278-6646.