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Gail Hershatter

Gail Hershatter

Research Professor and Distinguished Professor of History Emer.

History Department

Areas of expertise: Asian Studies, China, Communism, Cultural Studies, Pacific Rim, Gender Studies, Oral History, History, Labor and Social Movements, Sexuality


Biography, Education and Training

B.A. Hampshire College M.A. Stanford University Ph.D. Stanford University


Areas of expertise: Latin American and Latino Studies, Cultural Studies, Nationalism, Print Media


Biography, Education and Training

I am Chilean-American, with a Licenciatura from the Universidad de Chile and a Ph.D. from Duke University. I generally focus on the question of literature as discourse in national and transnational contexts: what kind of experience does it provide, for whom, to what personal, cultural, and political effects? This involves the history of literary and cultural studies, the history of reading and the book as both technologies and social practices; the history of citizenship and migration; and the e... more »


Areas of expertise: Colonialism, Gender Studies, Religion and Secularism, Cultural Studies, Feminist Studies, Women's Studies


Biography, Education and Training

B.A., Brandeis University M.A., University of Pennsylvania Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

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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 »


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

J Bettie

J Bettie

Associate Professor, Former Department Chair

Sociology Department

Areas of expertise: Sociology, Cultural Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Sexuality, Ethnography


Biography, Education and Training

• Ph.D. Sociology.  University of California at Davis with a designated emphasis in Feminist Theory and Research, Department of Women's Studies.   • M.A. Sociology.  University of California at Davis   • Department Chair, 2017-20.  Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz.   • Chair, 2014.  Race, Gender, Class Section of the American Sociological Association.  

Noriko Aso

Noriko Aso

East Asian Studies Program Director, Associate Professor

History Department

Areas of expertise: History, Asian Studies, Pacific Rim, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Visual Culture, Popular Culture, Youth Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Dissertation: "New Illusions: The Emergence of a Discourse on Traditional Japanese Arts and Crafts, 1868-1945," University of Chicago, 1997 M.A., Thesis: "Object Lessons: the Museological Practices of Edward S. Morse and Yanagi Sôetsu," University of Chicago, 1991 Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, 1988-1989 B.A., Yale University (Summa cum laude), Yale University, 1983-1987


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)

B. Ruby Rich

B. Ruby Rich

Professor, Film and Digital Media Department, Social Documentation MFA Program

Film and Digital Media Department

Press Contact

B RUBY RICH

PROFESSOR, CRITIC, SCHOLAR, EDITOR

brrich@ucsc.edu

415-287-0306


Areas of expertise: Aesthetics, Film, Latin American and Latino Studies, Personal and Social Identities, Digital Media, Contemporary Art, Documentary Studies, Feminist Studies, LGBT+, Cultural Studies


Biography, Education and Training

B. Ruby Rich is a Professor of Film and Digital Media, specializing in the Social Documentation graduate program. She is also Editor of Film Quarterly (UC Press), the oldest film journal in the U.S. With a long history in film festival curating, museum exhibition, and public philanthropy before entering academia, she continues to participate in panels and juries at such major film festivals as Sundance, Toronto, and Provincetown. She is the author of New Queer Cinema: The Director's Cut (1998) a... more »

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


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 »

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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

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Allison Arteaga Soergel

Public Information Representative, Social Sciences

asoergel@ucsc.edu

831-459-4399


Areas of expertise: American Studies, Border Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, Feminist Studies, Gender Studies, Immigration, Latin American and Latino Studies, Literature


Biography, Education and Training

I'm Professor and chair of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. From 2013 to 2018, I directed UC Santa Cruz’s Dolores Huerta Research Center for the Americas (formerly the Chicano Latino Research Center).In 2014, my colleagues and I launched our doctoral program, the first in the world to link Latinx studies and Latin American studies. I help shape and expand these fields and I work for a more diverse, equita... 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: Activism, African Diaspora, Agroecology and Agriculture, Climate Change, Community Studies, Colonialism, Community-based Research, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Justice, Environmental Studies, Indigenous Peoples, International Development, Latin American and Latino Studies, Marxism, Social Justice, Sustainability, Tropical Forest


Biography, Education and Training

Dr. Juli Hazlewood is an Intercultural Geographer and activist, researcher, writer, and educator from Indiana (USA). She is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Roots & Routes IC, an organization dedicated to facilitating the sharing of cultural ways of knowing and compassion between diverse cultures en route to responsibly stewarding a flourishing living world.  For over two decades she has lived and walked with the Chachi, Awá, and Afro-descendant communities of Ecuador’s Pacific Northwes... more »


Areas of expertise: Gender Studies, Women's Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, American Studies, Colonialism, Middle East Studies


Biography, Education and Training

I received my Ph.D. in American Studies with a Portfolio in Women’s and Gender Studies from University of Texas at Austin, where I trained in transnational American studies, critical race and ethnic studies, feminist studies, and comparative colonialisms. My research broadly engages questions of settler colonialism, U.S. empire, and the fraught politics of both tourism and solidarity. My first book, Invited to Witness: Solidarity Tourism Across Occupied Palestine (Duke University Press, 202... more »

Shelly Chan

Shelly Chan

Associate Professor

History Department

Areas of expertise: China, Globalization, World History, Cultural Studies, Asian Studies


Biography, Education and Training

I am a historian of transnational and modern China. My interests lie in the intersection of diasporas, nations, empires, regions, and genders.  I am a proud alumna of the UCSC History graduate program, having received a Ph.D. here in 2009. Before my return, I taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madsion from 2011 to 2020 and at the University of Victoria from 2009 to 2011.   I am the PI of the Transnational China research hub seeded by the UCSC Office of Res... more »

Dev Kumar Bose

Dev Kumar Bose

Associate Teaching Professor

Writing Program

Areas of expertise: Disability, Writing, Social Justice, Cultural Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Dev K. Bose (he/him) earned a Ph.D. in Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design from Clemson University in 2011. Having taught in and directed various university writing programs across the United States, Bose is interested in universal design for learning (UDL), with an emphasis on rhetorical privilege and access pertaining to technology, invisible disabilities, and neurodiversity.    His work has appeared in Disability Studies Quarterly, Deaf Studies Encyclopedia, Intermezzo, Encu... more »


Areas of expertise: Science and Technology, Social Theory, Social Movements, Science Studies, Art Photography/Photography as Critical Practice, Activism, Environmental Justice, Cultural Studies, Political Theory, Visual Culture


Biography, Education and Training

Before joing the History of Consciousness Department I was Professor of Science, Technology and Society, Director of the Institute for Science and Society and Founding Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Priority Cluster EcoSocieties at the University of Nottingham, UK, following appointments at the University of Leicester, Cardiff Universty, and the Free University of Berlin, Germany, where I also earned his PhD.   I have been a Leverhulme Fellow in the UK and an Alexander-von-Hum... more »

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