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Ethnic Studies College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies

Meet Us

Staff

Annette Reed, Ph.D.

Department Chair

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  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, California Native People & Nations, Native American Women, Native American People & History, Native American & Institutionalization, Chicana Labor, Native American Studies

Palesa Mosupyoe, MSP

Interim Administrative Support Coordinator II

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Faculty Tenure Track

Brian Baker, Ph.D. Director of Native American Studies

Professor

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  • Office Hours: Tues. & Thurs. 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. by appointment
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Martin L. Boston, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Tues. & Thurs. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in office and via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Black Diaspora Studies, South Africa, African America, Exile, Cultural Production, Pan-Africanism, Black Internationalism, Comparative Racial Politics & History, Critical Ethnic Studies

Julie Figueroa, Ph.D.

Professor

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  • Office Hours: W 1:00 - 4:00p
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Critical Mentoring, Educational Access & Success, Higher Education, Teaching, Learning & Qualitative Research among First Generation College Student: Chicana/o & Latina/o populations

Timothy Fong, Ph.D.

Professor

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  • Office Hours: Mon. 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Clarence George III, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Thur. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & by request via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Afrocentric pedagogy, African historiography, Classical & Early Civilizations

William Gow, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Drop In: Mon. & Wed. 9:50 a.m. -10:20 a.m. Appointment: Tues. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. & Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Asian American Film, Asian American History, Community Studies, Oral History, History of California & the Pacific World, Race & Visual Culture, Critical Pedagogy, K-12 Asian American Studies

Ricky Green, Ph.D. Director of Pan African Studies

Associate Professor

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  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Bao Lo, Ph.D. Director of Asian American Studies

Assistant Professor

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  • Location: Amador Hall 562B
  • Phone: (916) 278-6646
  • Office Hours: Mon. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m; Wed. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & by appointment
  • Specialty & Interests: Asian American Studies, Hmong American Studies, Settler Colonialism, Decolonization, Decolonial Epistemologies, Community Organizing, Student Activism

Andrea Moore, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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  • Office Hours: Tue. & Thur. 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
  • Specialty & Interests: Pan-African Studies, Hip Hop and Social Movements, African American Film, Sacred Womanism Studies, Critical Anti-Race Pedagogical Initiatives, Black Visual & Media Culture

Elvia Ramirez, Ph.D. Director of Chicanx/Latinx Studies

Professor

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  • Office Hours: Tues. 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Wed. 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Chicanx/Latinx education, Graduate education, Social inequality, Intersectionality, Latinx migration

Annette Reed, Ph.D.

Professor, Chair of Ethnic Studies

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  • Office Hours: Mon. 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Wed. 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., EAB appointment day or by appointment
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, California Native People & Nations, Native American Women, Native American People & History, Native American & Institutionalization, Chicana Labor, Native American Studies

Rose Soza War Soldier, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Mon., Wed., & Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. drop in & by appointment via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies, California Indian Studies, American Indian Activism, Indigenous Feminism, Indigenous Futurism, Social & Cultural History, Politics, Education, & Social Justice

Maria Elena Vargas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Location: Amador Hall 562C
  • Phone: (916) 278-6619
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Office Hours: Wed. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. & by appointment
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Wendi Yamashita, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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  • Office Hours: Mon. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & Tues. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Japanese American Studies, Carceral Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Memory Studies, Oral History

Lecturers

Rashad Baadqir

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Mon. 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Tues. 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Amber Bill, M.A.

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Tues. & Thur. 12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Guadalupe Arellanes Castro

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Darryl Freeman, MA, ABD

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Online via appointment
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Biracial/Multicultural Identity Politics, Native American/African American Relationships, Cross Cultural Aging politics, Historical Minority politics in the U.S.

Nancy Huante Tzintzun, Ph.D.

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Wed. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & Fri. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. via Calendly link
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Impact in K-20, Women of Color Feminisms & Anzaldúan, Theory, Chicanx/Latinx Youth & Education, Decolonial Feminisms, Critical Qualitative Research Methods, Chicanx/Latinx Methodology

Hnou Lee

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Marie Mallare J.D., LL.M., S.J.D.

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Via Zoom: https://csus.zoom.us/profmj
  • Specialty & Interests: Race & Ethnic Politics, International Relations, Asian Americans & the Law, Immigration & Deportation, U.S. Constitutional Law, International Law, Racial Justice Studies, Filipino American Studies

Marietess Masulit

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Sanyu Mulira

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Wed. 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Francophone history, Women's history in Black Atlantic: Martinique, Guadeloupe, Senegal, 20th century, Literary/Cultural Movements.

Amrik Singh, Ph.D.

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Tues. 6:20 p.m. - 7:20 p.m.
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Sikh American Studies, African American Literature, Anthropological Linguistics, Semiotics & Semiology, British & American Literature

Silvia Toscano, Ph.D.

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Wed. 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Lorraine Wilkins, Ph.D.

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Specialty & Interests: Pan-African Studies, Critical Race Theories, African Americans Psychology, Hip Hop Culture, Homelessness, Recidivism, Gangs & Community Restoration, College Success

Ayanna Yonemura, Ph.D.

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Mon. & Wed. 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. via Zoom
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Racism, Public Policy, Urban Planning in the US & Germany, Feminism, Nationalism & Migration, African Studies, African American & Asian American Histories of LA & Sacramento

Booker Cook

Lecturer

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  • Office Hours: Via Zoom as needed
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Faculty Emeritus/Retired

James Sobredo, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor

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  • Office Hours: Tues. 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. via Zoom appointment only
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Filipino American Immigration History, Global Migration of Filipinos, Filipinos in Barcelona & Madrid, Photo-Documentary

Rita Cameron-Wedding, Ph.D.

Professor - FERP

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  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies, Women's Studies

Fundi Kiburi. Ph.D.

Lecturer

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  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies

Greg Mark, Ph.D.

Professor - FERP

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  • Office Hours: TR 2:30 - 4:00p
  • Specialty & Interests: Ethnic Studies
Total Members: 34