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Nathaniel Deutsch

Nathaniel Deutsch

Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, Distinguished Professor and Baumgarten Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies

History Department

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Nathaniel Deutsch

Professor

ndeutsch@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Jewish Studies and Judaism, Religion and Secularism, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, African American / Black Studies, Hebrew, Yiddish, Ethnography


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. University of Chicago


Areas of expertise: African American / Black Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Jazz, American Studies, California History, Improvisation, Urban studies, Cultural Studies


Biography, Education and Training

B.A. History, UC Berkeley M.A. American Studies, University of Michigan Ph.D. American Studies, University of Michigan


Areas of expertise: African American / Black Studies, African Diaspora, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Critical Theory, Modernism, Poetry, Visual Culture


Biography, Education and Training

Poet and critic, David Marriott, was born and educated in England and received his Ph.D. in literature from the University of Sussex. His first book, On Black Men (Edinburgh University Press, 2000; Columbia University Press, 2000), was an interdisciplinary study of how models of selfhood come to acquire cultural recognition through the aberrant fictions of race. His second book, Haunted Life (forthcoming Rutgers University Press), extends this meditation on discourses of inwardness and the parad... more »

Susan Gillman

Susan Gillman

Distinguished Professor

Literature Department

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Susan Gillman


Areas of expertise: Literature, African American / Black Studies, American Studies, Race, US History, Slavery, Ocean Studies, Language and Linguistics, Popular Culture, Atlantic World


Biography, Education and Training

I am a scholar of race and slavery in the United States, the Americas, and beyond. From my usual base in the nineteenth century, I approach the study of national literatures and cultures from a “worlded” perspective developed by the cluster in World Literature and Cultural Studies at UCSC. My first book – focusing on Mark Twain’s lifelong interest in identity and imposture - explores his engagement with the changing systems of racial classification in the late nineteenth-... more »


Areas of expertise: Slavery, African Diaspora, Atlantic World, History, Race, African American / Black Studies, World History, Digital Humanities, US History


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2006 M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2003 B.A., Boston University, 1999


Areas of expertise: Sociology, Cultural Studies, African American / Black Studies


Biography, Education and Training

1983 - Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz1975 - M.A., Washington State University1972 - B.S., Florida A & M University Herman Gray is professor of Sociology at UC Santa Cruz and has published widely in the areas of black cultural theory, politics, and media. Gray is the author of Watching Race (Minnesota) and Cultural Moves and he co-edited Towards a Sociology of the Trace with Macarena Gomez Barris (Minnesota). Most recently, he co-edited The Sage Handbook of Television with Manue... more »


Areas of expertise: Africa and African Studies, African American / Black Studies, African Diaspora, Africana Studies, Colonialism, Film, Subsaharan Africa, Jazz


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ronaldo V. Wilson

Ronaldo V. Wilson

Professor, Director Creative Writing Program

Literature Department, Creative Writing Program

Areas of expertise: African American / Black Studies, Asian Studies, Art, Art Theory, Queer Studies, Performance, Poetry, Fiction, Visual Culture, Writing


Biography, Education and Training

Education:   2009 Ph.D., English, CUNY Graduate Center 1995 M.A., Poetry, New York University Graduate Creative Writing Program  1991 A.B., English, University of California, Berkeley   Biography:   Ronaldo V. Wilson is an award-winning poet, interdisciplinary artist, academic and author of six collections of hybrid and experimental works spanning poetry, fiction, mixed genre theory, performance, digital, sound, and visual art.  He has performed in multiple ... more »


Areas of expertise: African Diaspora, African American / Black Studies, Gender Studies, Women's Studies, Feminist Theory, Critical Theory, Marxism


Biography, Education and Training

(On sabbatical until Fall 2023) I trained in critical theory, black radical thought, and feminist theory at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where I received a Ph.D. in History of Consciousness with an emphasis in Feminist Studies and served as a founding coordinator of the Black Cultural Studies Research Cluster and the Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Graduate Collective. After two years as faculty in the Department of Ethnic Studies at th... more »


Areas of expertise: Sociology, African Diaspora, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, African American / Black Studies, Immigration, Activism, Discrimination and Inequality, Labor and Social Movements


Biography, Education and Training

PhD: Geography and Science and Technology Studies, UC Berkeley (2018) MPA: Brown University (2010) AB: International Relations and Africana Studies, Brown University (2009)

Naya Jones

Naya Jones

Assistant Professor & Core Faculty in Global and Community Health Program

Sociology Department

Areas of expertise: African Diaspora, African American / Black Studies, Agroecology and Agriculture, Environmental Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Social Justice


Biography, Education and Training

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Primary Care Research - Medical College of Wisconsin PhD, Geography & the Environment -  University of Texas at Austin MA, Latin American Studies - University of Texas at Austin  

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