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Flora Lu

Flora Lu

Provost, Colleges Nine and Ten, Professor, Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies Department, College Nine, John R. Lewis College

Areas of expertise: Environmental Studies, Community-based Research, Conservation, Diversity, Environmental Justice, Indigenous Peoples, Intellectual Property, Latin American and Latino Studies, Social Justice, Sustainability


Biography, Education and Training

Flora received her A.B. in Human Biology with honors from Stanford University in 1993 and Ph.D. in Ecology from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1999. A National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, UNC Royster Society Fellow, Lang Post-doctoral Fellow at Stanford University, and Stanford Distinguished Alumni Scholar, she studies the interrelationships between human societies and the natural environment with a geographic emphasis in the Neotropics. More recently, she is interested in conducting research more l... more »

Lindsay Knisely

Lindsay Knisely

Continuing Lecturer, Oakes College & Writing Program

Oakes College, Writing Program

Areas of expertise: Writing, Poetry, Literature, Personal and Social Identities, Diversity, Digital Humanities, Social Justice


Biography, Education and Training

Lindsay Knisely has taught writing and social justice at the University of California, Santa Cruz since 2004.   She is a two-time winner of the UC Santa Cruz Excellence in Teaching Award.  Lindsay is a Continuing Lecturer at Oakes College and in the Writing Program, where she focuses on supporting the academic success of first-generation students.   • B.A. in Creative Writing, Minor in Psychology, Oberlin College, May 1999.  Concentrations... more »

Cindy  Cruz

Cindy Cruz

Associate Professor

Education Department

Areas of expertise: LGBT+, Diversity, Teacher Education, Ethnography, Social Justice


Biography, Education and Training

My research focuses on youth resistance, pedagogy, and testimonial narratives in urban educational spaces, with particular attention paid to the life experiences of LGBTQ street youth. I am also engaged in the conversation of how we represent youth of color in educational research, where deficit and other culture of poverty models often divest youth and their communities of agency or naturalize discourses of criminalization and poverty. It is through ethnography where I am able to engage and ext... more »


Areas of expertise: Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, Cancer, RNA Biology, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Diversity


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Molecular and Cell Biology, 2011, UC Berkeley B.S. Biology with a specialization in Bioinformatics, 2005, UC San Diego


Areas of expertise: Acting, Drama, Diversity, Ensemble Theater, Performance, Race, Theater, Speech


Biography, Education and Training

Amy is a professional voice and acting coach who is founder and owner of Vocal Context. In addition to working at UCSC, she works with international clients and is faculty at Perry-Mansfield in Colorado, which is the longest continuously running arts program in the US. Her performance work includes the Edinburgh Fringe, Brighton Theatre Festival, and Theatre Amoeba, for which she was just featured in a TEDx talk in Cheongju. Amy has her MA in Voice Studies (Distinction) from the Royal Centr... more »


Areas of expertise: Adaptive Optics, Astronomy, Diversity


Biography, Education and Training

Bruce Macintosh serves as the Director of University of California Observatories (UCO, the multi-campus research unit that operates and supports UC's key telescope facilities - Lick Observatory at Mt. Hamilton, the W.M. Keck Observatory, and the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope. UCO operates these facilities for research and education for UC faculty, staff, and students, and develops new instrumentation and capabilities for them. As UCO Director Dr. Macintosh supervises the observatories and... more »

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