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David M. Lau

David M. Lau

Lecturer, College Nine

College Nine

Areas of expertise: Poetry, Capitalism, Labor and Social Movements, Globalization, International and Global Affairs


Biography, Education and Training

Poet, essayist, and editor David Lau is a continuing lecturer at College Nine, where he has taught courses since 2007. His books are Virgil and the Mountain Cat and Still Dirty. He is the co-editor of Lana Turner: a Journal of Poetry and Opinion. His poetry and essays have appeared in many publications, including New Left Review, Boston Review, Literary Hub, and The Margins.  


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)

Ronnie D Lipschutz

Ronnie D Lipschutz

Emeritus Professor of Politics, President & Co-director, Sustainable Systems Research Foundation

Politics Department

Areas of expertise: Energy, Environmental Policy, Foreign Policy, Globalization, International and Global Affairs, Politics, Science and Technology


Biography, Education and Training

Ronnie D. Lipschutz received his Ph.D. in Energy and Resources from UC-Berkeley in 1987 and an SM in Physics from MIT in 1978. He was a faculty member in the Politics Department from 1990-2020. He is now President and Co-director of the Sustainable Systems Research Foundation in Santa Cruz. From 2012-18, Lipschutz was Provost of Rachel Carson College at the University of California, Santa Cruz. During Fall term 2011, he was a Velux Visiting Professor in the Department of Business and Polit... more »

Steve McKay

Steve McKay

Professor, Director, UCSC Center for Labor and Community

Sociology Department, Center for Labor Studies

Areas of expertise: Sociology, Labor and Social Movements, Immigration, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Globalization, Gender Studies


Biography, Education and Training

2001 - Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison1996 - M.A., Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison1989 - B.A., Political Economy of Industrial Societies, University of California - Berkeley  


Areas of expertise: International Finance, Monetary Policy, Finance, Globalization


Biography, Education and Training

Michael Hutchison is Distinguished Professor of Economics at UC Santa Cruz. Previous full-time positions include the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Bank of International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. He has been a visiting scholar at the Bank of Japan, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, the IMF, the Asian Development Bank, the Central Bank of the Netherlands, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and other institutions. His research interests center on international finance and open... more »


Areas of expertise: Globalization, Labor and Social Movements, Latin American and Latino Studies, Political Economy of Development


Biography, Education and Training

Born in Santiago, Chile, I am a transnational Chilean.  PhD in Economics, University of Massachusetts-Amherst MA in Economics, University of Massachusetts-Amherst BA in Economics, American University (Washington D.C).

Chris Benner

Chris Benner

Professor, Dorothy E. Everett Global Information and Social Entrepreneurship Chair, Director, Everett Program for Technology and Social Change, Director, Institute for Social Transformation

Environmental Studies Department, Sociology Department

Areas of expertise: Urban studies, Labor and Social Movements, Sociology, Environmental Justice, Globalization, Community-based Research, Science and Technology, Social Justice, Political Economy of Development, Activism


Biography, Education and Training

Dr. Chris Benner is the Dorothy E. Everett Chair in Global Information and Social Entrepreneurship, and a Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  He currently directs the Everett Program for Technology and Social Change and the Institute for Social Transformation.  His research examines the relationships between technological change, regional development, and the structure of economic opportunity, focusing on regional labor markets... 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 »

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 »

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