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Carla Freccero

Professor

freccero@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Literature, Cultural Studies, Critical Theory, French, Queer Studies, Animal-Human Relationships, Feminist Theory, European Studies, Italian Studies, Renaissance Studies


Biography, Education and Training

1984 Ph.D. Yale University, Renaissance Studies 1980 M.Phil. Yale University, Renaissance Studies 1977 B.A. cum laude Harvard University, History & Literature Carla Freccero is Distinguished Professor of Literature and History of Consciousness, and Affiliated Faculty in Feminist Studies at UCSC, where she has taught since 1991. Her books include Father Figures (Cornell,1991); Popular Culture (NYU, 1999); and Queer/Early/Modern (Duke, 2006). She co-edited Premodern Sexualities (Routledge, 1... more »

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Vilashini Cooppan

Professor of Literature

vcooppan@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Africa and African Studies, Ocean Studies, Atlantic World, Colonialism, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Critical Theory, Sense and Sensation, Psychoanalysis, Gender Studies, Sexuality


Biography, Education and Training

Vilashini Cooppan completed her BA at Yale University in 1988 and her Ph.D in Comparative Literature at Stanford University in 1996. She held a Stanford University African Studies fellowship at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, in 1995 and a University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship in1996-97. She was Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Yale University from 1997 to 2004.  Since then, she has taught at UCSC, where she teaches comparative and world ... more »


Areas of expertise: Classical Studies, Ancient World / Classics, Literature, Visual Culture, Museum Studies, Classics, Critical Theory, Drama, Gender Studies, Death/Mortality Studies


Biography, Education and Training

I received my BA in Classics from UCSC in 1980 and my Ph.D. in Classics from Brown University in 1987. I have taught at UCSC since 1989 where I am Professor of Classics and Literature. I served as chair of the Literature Department (2008-2012), as Director of the Classics Program, and as director of the EAP Program in the Netherlands. I have also served as Chair of the Senate Committee on Faculty Welfare, as Senior Co-Chair of the Women's Classical Caucus of th... more »


Areas of expertise: German Studies, Literature, Marxism, Critical Theory


Biography, Education and Training

BA Bard College; PhD University of Chicago


Areas of expertise: Ancient World / Classics, Literature, Middle East Studies, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Globalization, Film, Mediterranean Studies, Jewish Studies and Judaism


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Yale University (Comparative Literature) B.A. Yale University (Art History; Italian Literature)

Shawn Nichols

Shawn Nichols

Continuing Lecturer

Politics Department

Areas of expertise: International Development, Politics, Political Economy of Development, Comparative Politics, Critical Theory


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz Committee: Kent Eaton, Daniel Wirls, Ronnie Lipschutz, and Jan Knippers-Black Master of Arts, International Policy Studies (2004), Middlebury Institute of International Studies Emphasis: International Trade, Conflict Resolution and Negotiations Bachelor of Arts, French and Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC Certificate of European Studies, Universite' de Caen, Caen, France (1 year study abroad) Certi... more »


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 »


Areas of expertise: Activism, Art Theory, Contemporary Art, Feminist Theory, Aesthetics, American Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Critical Theory, Digital Arts


Biography, Education and Training

BA, Philosophy, Yale University, New Haven PhD, History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz

G.S. Sahota

G.S. Sahota

Associate Professor, Aurora Chair in Sikh and Punjabi Studies

Literature Department

Areas of expertise: Cultural Studies, Critical Theory, Writing, Feminist Studies, Film and Politics, Marxism


Biography, Education and Training

Education PhD, Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz (2016) MA, Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz (2010) BA, English, University of Chicago (2007)   Teaching 2016-present: Lecturer, Writing, UCSC 2014-2016: Graduate Student Instructor, Literature and Writing, UCSC 2008-2014: Teaching Assistant, Literature, UCSC

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Jennifer Horne

Assistant Professor

jenny@ucsc.edu

(831) 600-7357


Areas of expertise: Film, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Archives, Archival Practices, Critical Theory, Feminist Studies, Documentary Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Jennifer Horne's area of expertise is nontheatrical film and media, with an emphasis on the history of the factual, educational, film in governmental and institutional streams of activity. Her research interests span media citizenship, the history of institutional uses of film/video, media archaeologies, film exhibition histories, areas of film preservation and archiving that shape our understanding of film culture, and all aspects of these areas which touch gender and feminist history. Her publ... more »

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semurray@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Visual Culture, Video Games, Game Design, Game Studies, Game Studies, Visual Arts, Contemporary Art, Contemporary Cinema, Digital Media, New Media, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY M.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY M.F.A., University of California, Irvine, CA B.F.A., Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

Ronald David Glass

Ronald David Glass

Professor of Philosophy of Education

Education Department

Areas of expertise: Critical Theory, Philosophy, Education, Ethics, Epistemology, Democracy, Community-based Research, Discrimination and Inequality, School Reform and School Policy


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Stanford University; Philosophy of Education M.A. Stanford University; Philosophy C.Phil. University of California, Berkeley; Philosophy of Education Ed.M. Harvard University B.A. Harvard University; cum laude, History and Science Professor Glass is a Professor of Philosophy of Education. He currently investigates the ethical issues raised by justice-oriented collaborative research methodologies, and has long focused his philosophic work on education as a practice of freedom, id... more »


Areas of expertise: History, European Studies, Africa and African Studies, African Diaspora, Colonialism, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Feminist Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Urban studies


Biography, Education and Training

B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder Ph.D., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Education, Critical Theory, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Ethnography, Marxism, School Reform and School Policy, United States Politics and Government


Biography, Education and Training

  Ph.D.  University of California Berkeley,  Social and Cultural Studies in Education B.A.     Brown University, Educational Studies & Critical Theory        


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: Comparative Politics, Political Theory, Critical Theory, Middle East Studies, Mediterranean Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Thomas Serres is a specialist of North African and Mediterranean politics and his scholarship focuses on questions of crisis, economic restructuring and authoritarian upgrading. His first book studies the politics of catastrophization in post-civil war Algeria. This forthcoming monograph is entitled Managing the Crisis, Blaming the People: The Suspended Disaster in Bouteflika's Algeria (Gérer la Crise, Blâmer le Peuple: De la Catastrophe Suspendue dans l'Algérie de Bouteflika... more »

Matt Sparke

Matt Sparke

Professor, Co-Director of Global and Community Health

Politics Department, Global & Community Health

Areas of expertise: Capitalism, Globalization, Border Studies, Critical Theory, Health and Wellness, Disease and Immunity, Death/Mortality Studies, Discrimination and Inequality, International and Global Affairs, Political Economy of Development


Biography, Education and Training

Matt Sparke is a Professor of Politics at UCSC. He was was born in Tonbridge, England in 1967. He was educated at a state comprehensive school in Tunbridge Wells, then at the University of Oxford (where David Harvey was his main mentor), and then at the University of British Columbia (where Derek Gregory was his PhD advisor). He joined the faculty in International Studies and Geography at the University of Washington in 1995.  After 22 years in Seattle, he move... more »

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Nolan Higdon

lornagarano@gmail.com

510-759-6655


Areas of expertise: Critical Theory, Digital Media, New Media, History


Biography, Education and Training

Nolan Higdon is a founding member of the Critical Media Literacy Conference of the Americas, Project Censored National Judge, author, and lecturer at Merrill College and the Education Department at University of California, Santa Cruz. Higdon’s areas of concentration include podcasting, digital culture, news media history and propaganda, and critical media literacy. All of Higdon’s work is available at Substack (https://nolanhigdon.substack.com/). He is the author of The Anatomy of F... more »

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