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Areas of expertise: Ethnography, Mass Media, Performance, Latin American and Latino Studies, LGBT+, Queer Studies


Biography, Education and Training

I'm an anthropologist specialized in the ethnography of media. My first book is on the accomplishment of femininity among beauty pageant contestants (misses) and transgender women (transformistas) in Venezuela. My work focuses on the role of the imaginary in the survival of queer and transgender people in Latin America, and the place of these subjects in the nation. I am co-founder of El/La Para TransLatinas in the Mission District of San Francisco, CA, a social justice organization that pr... more »


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 »

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 »

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Sylvanna Falcón

Associate Professor


Areas of expertise: Human Rights, Activism, Border Studies, Community-based Research, Violence and Violence Prevention, Women's Studies, Feminist Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Sociology, International and Global Affairs


Biography, Education and Training

I am the 2024 president-elect of the Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS). I an on the faculty of the Department of Latin American and Latino/a Studies at UC Santa Cruz. I am also the founder and director of UC Santa Cruz's Human Rights Investigations Lab for the Americas.


Areas of expertise: Colonialism, Slavery, African Diaspora, Atlantic World, Latin American and Latino Studies, History, Race, Law and Policy, Personal and Social Identities, Spanish


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

B. Ruby Rich

B. Ruby Rich

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

Film and Digital Media Department

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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 »

Kent Eaton

Kent Eaton

Distinguished Professor of Politics

Politics Department

Areas of expertise: Latin American and Latino Studies, Comparative Politics, Political Science, Politics


Biography, Education and Training

Stanford University, B.A. International Relations, 1990 Yale University, Ph.D. Political Science, 1998

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kcfung@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: China, Economics, International and Global Affairs, Asian Studies, International Finance, Business Management, Foreign Policy, Pacific Rim, Development Economics, Latin American and Latino Studies


Biography, Education and Training

K.C. Fung is a Full Professor of Economics (with tenure) at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  He is active in research in international trade, international finance, economic development, China, Japan and Asian economies. According to his latest official University of California merit review, based on research, teaching and service, his performance was evaluated to be "highly meritorious".  His latest book is on Sino-Latin American Economic Relationships. In the Fall of 2017... more »


Areas of expertise: Latin American and Latino Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego (USA) M.A. Area Studies (Latin America), ILAS, University of London (UK)

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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 »

Gabriela F Arredondo

Gabriela F Arredondo

Associate Professor of LALS, Ex Oficio, Chair, LALS, Chair, Merrill Faculty Fellows

Latin American & Latino Studies, Dolores Huerta Research Center for the Americas, Merrill College

Areas of expertise: Latin American and Latino Studies, Latino/a Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, US History, Archives, Archival Practices, Mexico, Border Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Associate Professor LALS; former Chair, LALS Department (2016-2021);Chair, Merrill College Faculty Fellows; UCSC EVC Research Fellow 2018-19; former director Chicano Latino Research Center; author Mexican Chicago: Race, Identity, and Nation, 1916-1939 (2008); co-editor Chicana Feminisms: A Critical Reader (2003). PhD (History), The University of Chicago; CIC Fellow: University of Michigan; MA (History) SFSU; BA (History) Reed College.


Areas of expertise: Border Studies, Ethnicity, Chicana/o Studies, Nationalism, Immigration, Latin American and Latino Studies, Sexuality, Asian American Pacific Islander History, Mexico


Biography, Education and Training

    Grace Peña Delgado is Associate Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a historian of borderlands and migration in nineteenth and twentieth-century North American. She is the author of Making the Chinese American: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the US-Mexico Borderlands (Stanford: 2012), distinguished as a CHOICE Academic Title. Delgado is also co-author of Latino Immigrants in the United Stat... more »


Areas of expertise: Activism, Youth Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Sociology, Democracy


Biography, Education and Training

An interdisciplinary youth studies scholar, my work focuses on the political lives of children and youth across the Americas, with an emphasis on youth activists and youth social movements.  Theoretically, I am interested in how identity narratives shape social movement practices and look at how the subject categories of child, youth, adult, teenager, and girl are constructed within transnational and local political cultures, and how these subject categories matter for the strategies, organ... 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).

Zac Zimmer

Zac Zimmer

Associate Professor of Literature

Literature Department

Areas of expertise: Latin American and Latino Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Zac Zimmer received his PhD from the Department of Romance Studies, Cornell University. His research explores questions of literature, aesthetics, politics, and technology in Latin America. His current project, First Contact: Speculative Visions of the Conquest of the Americas, is a comparative study of Latin American science fiction and narratives of the sixteenth century conquest of the Americas. Previous publications on contemporary Latin American literature, utopia, post-apocalyptic fiction... more »


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: Psychology, Education, Social Psychology, Immigration, Personal and Social Identities, Latin American and Latino Studies, Youth Studies, Discrimination and Inequality, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Child and Adolescent Development


Biography, Education and Training

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Applied Psychology, New York University Ph.D., Education - Psychological Sciences, Stanford University M.A., Psychology, Stanford University B.A., Psychology & Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity w/ Honors, Stanford University

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  

Alicia R. Riley

Alicia R. Riley

Assistant Professor & Core Faculty in Global and Community Health Program

Sociology Department, Latin American & Latino Studies

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https://campusdirectory.ucsc.edu/detail.php?&uid=ariley3


Areas of expertise: Health and Wellness, Discrimination and Inequality, Death/Mortality Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Postdoctoral Scholar, Department Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UC San Francisco PhD in Sociology, University of Chicago MA in Sociology, University of Chicago MPH in Epidemiology/Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health MA in Latin American Studies, Stanford University BA w/ Honors in Human Biology, Stanford University

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