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Graduate Student Alumni

  • Alemseged Abbey

    Assistant Professor

    History Department at Frostburg State

    Graduation Year: 1996

  • Wanda Alarcon

    Lecturer

    Department at UC Santa Cruz

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Arturo Aldama

    Associate Professor and Director of CSERA

    Ethnic Studies Department at University of Colorado, Boulder

    Graduation Year: 1996

  • Gerardo Arellano Nunez

    Director of the Raza Resource Centro

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Department at UC San Diego

    Graduation Year: 2010

  • Nerissa Balce

    Assistant Professor

    Asian and Asian American Studies Department at SUNY Stony Brook

    Graduation Year: 2002

  • Ingrid Banks

    Associate Professor

    Black Studies Department at UC Santa Barbara

    Graduation Year: 1997

  • Marisa Belausteguigoitia Rius

    Professor/Director

    Programa Universitario de Estudios de Genero Department at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

    Graduation Year: 2000

  • Dalida Benfield

    Faculty (Media Artist and Researcher)

    Visual Art Department at Vermont College of Fine Arts

    Graduation Year: 2011

  • Milledge Bennett

    High School Teacher

    History and Art Department at Catlin Gable Day School

    Graduation Year: 1999

  • Hershini Bhana Young

    Associate Professor

    English Department at SUNY Buffalo

    Graduation Year: 1999

  • Tria Blu Wakpa

    Assistant Professor

    World Arts and Cultures/Dance Department at UCLA

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Majel Boxer

    Chair, Associate Professor

    Native American and Indigenous Studies Department at Fort Lewis College

    Graduation Year: 2008

  • Jonathan Brennan

    Faculty

    English Department at Mission College

    Graduation Year: 1997

  • Rudy Busto

    Associate Professor

    Religious Studies Department at UC Santa Barbara

    Graduation Year: 1991

  • Amalia Cabezas

    Associate Professor

    Media and Cultural Studies Department at UC Riverside

    Graduation Year: 1998

  • Francisco Casique

    Research Coordinator

    Department at National Union of Healthcare Workers

    Graduation Year: 2013

  • Sylvia Chan-Malik

    Assistant Professor

    American and Women's and Gender Studies Department at Rutgers University

    Graduation Year: 2009

  • Grace Chang

    Associate Professor

    Feminist Studies Department at UC Santa Barbara

    Graduation Year: 2000

  • Jason Chang

    Assistant Professor

    History and Asian American Studies Department at University of Connecticut

    Graduation Year: 2010

  • Juliana Chang

    Associate Chair, Professor

    English Department at Santa Clara University

    Graduation Year: 1995

  • Olivia Chilcote

    Assistant Professor

    American Indian Studies Department at San Diego State University

    Graduation Year: 2017

  • Christopher Chua

    Graduation Year: 2014

  • Sara Clarke Kaplan

    Associate Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at UC San Diego

    Graduation Year: 2005

  • Charlotte Cote

    Associate Professor

    American Indian Studies Department at University of Washington

    Graduation Year: 2002

  • Loan Dao

    Assistant Professor

    Asian American Studies Department at University of Massachusetts Boston

    Graduation Year: 2009

  • Iyko Day

    Associate Professor

    English and Chair of Critical Social Thought Department at Mount Holyoke College

    Graduation Year: 2007

  • Ziza Delgado

    Department

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Perlita Dicochea

    Adjunct Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at Evergreen Valley College

    Graduation Year: 2006

  • Harvey Dong

    Lecturer

    Asian American Studies Department at UC Berkeley

    Graduation Year: 2002

  • Kristie Ann Dorr

    Assistant Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at UC San Diego

    Graduation Year: 2006

  • John J. Dougherty

    Lecturer

    Native American Studies Program at UC Berkeley

    Graduation Year: 2014

  • Jill Esbenshade

    Associate Professor

    Sociology Department at San Diego State University

    Graduation Year: 2001

  • Kevin Escudero

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    American Studies Department at Brown University

    Graduation Year: 2014

  • Angelina Fa

    Faculty

    Asian American Studies Department at City College of San Francisco

    Graduation Year: 1999

  • Toeutu Faaleava

    Director, McNair Program, Academic Affairs

    Department at Portland State University

    Graduation Year: 2003

  • Jason Ferreira

    Associate Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at San Francisco State University

    Graduation Year: 2003

  • Yomaira Figueroa

    Assistant Professor

    English Department at Michigan State University

    Graduation Year: 2014

  • Timothy Fong

    Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at Sacramento State University

    Graduation Year: 1992

  • Gabrielle Foreman

    Professor

    Penn State College of Liberal Arts
    English, African American Studies, and History

  • Lula Fragd

    Black Feminist Critic

    Department

    Graduation Year: 1994

  • Annie Fukushima

    Assistant Professor

    Social Work/Ethnic Studies Department at University of Utah

    Graduation Year: 2012

  • Montye Fuse

    Photographer

    Department

    Graduation Year: 1997

  • Rayne Galbraith

    Senior Assistant County Defender

    Department

    Graduation Year: 2003

  • Angelina Gallegos- Castillo

    Community Engagement Builder

    Department

    Graduation Year: 2002

  • Elizabeth Garcia

    Faculty

    American Studies Department at Wesleyan University

    Graduation Year: 2002

  • Marcelo Garzo Montalvo

    Advisor: Laura E. Pérez, Keith Feldman

    Bio

    Marcelo Garzo Montalvo (he/they) is a musician, danzante (ceremonial dancer), and Ethnic Studies scholar-activist. He is a first-generation im/migrant of Mapuche, Chilenx and Spanish descent. Their teaching and research focus on comparative and critical Black, Indigenous, Latinx and Ethnic Studies and Dance and Performance Studies. They hold a B.A., M.A. and PhD in Comparative Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley. His dissertation, Mitotiliztli <——> Teochitontequiza: Danza as a Way of Knowing (2020), explores Anahuacan ceremonial dance (Danza Mexica-Azteca-Tolteca-Chichimeca) as an embodied form of Indigenous science, philosophy, art, spirituality and politics. His other fields of study include critical science and technology studies, decoloniality and social movements for food, healing, environmental and ecological justice.

  • Reid Gomez

    Faculty

    Ethnic Studies Department at Kalamazoo College

    Graduation Year: 1999

  • Jorge Gonzalez

    Public Programs Developer

    Department

    Graduation Year: 2011

  • Vernadette Gonzalez

    Faculty

    American Studies Department at University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

    Graduation Year: 2004

  • William Gow

    Assistant Professor

    Asian American Studies, Department of Ethnic Studies

    Graduation Year: 2018

  • Alexandro Gradilla

    Associate Professor/ Dual Chair

    Chicana/o Studies/African American Studies Department at California State University, Fullerton

    Graduation Year: 2004

  • Alma Granado

    Faculty

    Latino/a Studies Department at Williams College

    Graduation Year: 2014

  • Kent Haldan

    Faculty

    Social Science Department at Diablo Valley College

    Graduation Year: 2000

  • Laura Hall

    Department

    Graduation Year: 1995

  • Lisa Hall

    Associate Professor

    Women's Studies Department at Wells College

    Graduation Year: 1997

  • Mattie Harper

    Assistant Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at UC San Diego

    Graduation Year: 2012

  • David Hernandez

    Assistant Professor

    American Studies Department at Mount Holyoke College

    Graduation Year: 2005

  • Roberto Hernandez

    Faculty

    Chicana/o Studies Department at San Diego State University

    Graduation Year: 2010

  • Juan Herrera

    Assistant Professor

    "Ethnic Studies School of Language, Culture, and Society" Department at Oregon State University

    Graduation Year: 2013

  • Rebecca Hurdis

    Executive Director

    Department at Siena House

    Graduation Year: 2009

  • Michael Hurt

    Photographer

    Department

    Graduation Year: 2014

  • Ariko Ikehara

    Department

    Graduation Year: 2016

  • Priya Kandaswamy

    Associate Professor/Department Head

    Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies Department at Mills College

    Graduation Year: 2006

  • Sara Kaplan

    Associate Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at UC San Diego

    Graduation Year: 2006

  • Gary Kawaguchi

    Professor

    Department at Pannasastra University of Cambodia

    Graduation Year: 1995

  • Arlene Keizer

    Associate Professor

    English Department at UC Irvine

    Graduation Year: 1996

  • Tala Khanmalek

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    American Studies Department at Princeton University

    Graduation Year: 2015

  • Jason Kim

    Digital Content Director

    Department at Parallax Press

    Graduation Year: 2015

  • Jodi Kim

    Associate Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at UC Riverside

    Graduation Year: 2004

  • Joon Kim

    Associate Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at University of Colorado Boulder

    Graduation Year: 1999

  • Jeannine King

    Program Director

    Ethnic Studies Department at Saint Mary's College of California

    Graduation Year: 1999

  • Josh Kun

    Professor

    Communication Department at USC

    Graduation Year: 1998

  • Celia Lacayo

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    American Cultures Department at UCLA: Institute of American Cultures in the Sociology Department

    Graduation Year: 2013

  • Clement Lai

    Assistant Professor

    Asian American Studies Department at CSU Northridge

    Graduation Year: 2006

  • Dulcinea Lara

    Associate Professor

    Criminal Justice Department at New Mexico State University

    Graduation Year: 2006

  • Irene Lara

    Associate Professor

    Women's Studies Department at San Diego State University

    Graduation Year: 2003

  • Alberto Ledesma

    Graduate Diversity Director

    Arts and Humanities Department at UC Berkeley

    Graduation Year: 1996

  • Leece Lee

    Lecturer

    Women and Gender Studies Department at San Francisco State University

    Graduation Year: 2013

  • David Leonard

    Professor and Chair

    Department of Critical Culture, Gender, & Race Studies Department at Washington State University

    Graduation Year: 2002

  • Bao Lo

    Faculty

    Ethnic Studies Department at California State University Stanislaus

    Graduation Year: 2013

  • Amy Lonetree

    Associate Professor

    History Department at University of California Santa Cruz

    Graduation Year: 2002

  • Cesar Lopez

    Chair and Professor

    Chicana and Chicano Studies Department at San Diego Mesa College

    Graduation Year: 2002

  • Edrik Lopez

    Assistant Professor

    English Department at Fairfield University

    Graduation Year: 2008

  • Susana Loza

    Associate Professor

    Media Culture/Humanities/Arts/Cultural Studies Department at Hampshire College

    Graduation Year: 2004

  • Eithne Luibhéid

    Professor/Director of Undergraduate Studies

    Gender and Women's Studies Department at University of Arizona

    Graduation Year: 1998

  • Claudia May

    Spiritual Director

    Department

    Graduation Year: 1996

  • Danika Medak-Saltzman

    Assistant Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at University of Colorado Boulder

    Graduation Year: 2008

  • Melinda Micco

    Associate Professor

    Ethnic Studies Department at Mills College

    Graduation Year: 1995

  • Dian Million

    Associate Professor

    American Indian Studies Department at University of Washington

    Graduation Year: 2004

  • Eulàlia Moles

    Department

    Graduation Year: 2004

  • Eulàlia Moles

    Department

    Graduation Year: 2004

  • Joseph Morales

    Chancellor's Advance Postdoctoral Fellow

    Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts Department at University of California Irvine

    Graduation Year: 2012

  • Joseph Morales

    Chancellor's Advance Postdoctoral Fellow

    Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts Department at University of California Irvine

    Graduation Year: 2012

  • Kenneth Mostern

    Business Owner

    Department

    Graduation Year: 1995

  • Dory Nason

    Assistant Professor

    First Nations and Indigenous Studies Department at University of British Columbia

    Graduation Year: 2008

  • Rani Neutill

    Writer

    Department

    Graduation Year: 2007

  • Khuyen Nguyen

    SLC Program Director

    International Student Program Department at UC Berkeley

    Graduation Year: 2012

  • Mimi Nguyen

    Associate Professor

    Asian American Studies/Gender and Women's Studies Department at University of Illinois

    Graduation Year: 2004

  • Eliza Noh

    Associate Professor

    Asian American Studies Department at California State University, Fullerton

    Graduation Year: 2002