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Elizabeth Stephens

Professor

estephe@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Art, Film, Environmental Justice, Social Justice


Biography, Education and Training

  Beth Stephens is an artist, and filmmaker with a Ph.D. in Performance Studies.    Awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship (2021) for her current film project with Annie Sprinkle, Playing with Fire, an Individual Artist Grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission (2022), a Fleishhacker Foundation grant (2022) and the publication of Assuming the Ecosexual Position— the Earth as Lover published by the University of Minnesota Press. In 2021 the ... more »

Judith A Scott

Judith A Scott

Professor Emerita, Research Professor

Education Department

Areas of expertise: Education, Language Development, Learning and Learning Theory, Social Justice, Teacher Education, Writing, Language Processing, School Reform and School Policy, Indigenous Peoples


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with a Learning & Instruction emphasis. 1991. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Center for the Study of Reading. M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction. 1986. Education Department, UC-Davis. B.A. in American Studies, UC- Davis. 1977. Emphasis in American Education.   Credentials: Multiple Subject Teaching Credential; Specialist Instruction Credential in Reading; Single Subject Teaching Credential in Social Science. UC Davis.   ... more »


Areas of expertise: Sexuality, LGBT+, Psychology, Queer Studies, Social Justice, Social Psychology


Biography, Education and Training

PhD, University of Chicago MA, Loyola University, Chicago AB, Georgetown University

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 »

Eileen Zurbriggen

Eileen Zurbriggen

Distinguished Professor

Psychology Department

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Allison Arteaga Soergel

Public Information Representative, Division of Social Sciences

asoergel@ucsc.edu

831-459-4399


Areas of expertise: Social Psychology, Women's Studies, Violence and Violence Prevention, Social Justice, Sexuality, Feminist Studies, Sexism and Gender Bias, Gender Studies, Mass Media, Popular Culture


Biography, Education and Training

M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan B.S., M.S., Michigan State University


Areas of expertise: Russia, Ethnography, Poverty, Social Justice, Socialism, African Diaspora, Food/Nutrition, European Studies, Communism


Biography, Education and Training

Harvard University, Social Anthropology, Ph.D., A.M. Indiana University, Russian and East European Studies, M.A. University of Tennessee, Russian and East European Studies, B.A.

Dana Frank

Dana Frank

Research Professor and Professor Emerita

History Department

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Dana Frank

Research Professor and Professor of History Emerita

dlfrank@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Labor and Social Movements, Social Justice, US History


Biography, Education and Training

M.A., Ph.D. Yale University B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz

Robin King

Robin King

Lecturer Writing

Writing Program

Areas of expertise: Art, Mass Media, Writing, Social Justice


Biography, Education and Training

B.A., M.F.A., University of California, San Diego.

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 »

Craig Reinarman

Craig Reinarman

Professor Emeritus, Professor of Sociology and Legal Studies Emeritus

Sociology Department

Areas of expertise: Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction, Drug Policy, Law and Policy, Social Justice


Biography, Education and Training

B.S., Babson College M.A., San Francisco State University Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara Post-Doctoral Fellow, Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

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 »


Areas of expertise: Sociology, Immigration, Labor and Social Movements, Social Justice, Statistics


Biography, Education and Training

2009. Ph.D., Sociology, University of California – Los Angeles 2000. M.A., Social and Cultural Studies of Education, Berkeley School of Education.  1997. B.A., Sociology (cum laude), Harvard University Dr. Veronica Terriquez received her Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of California Los Angeles, her M.A. in Education at the University of California Berkeley, and her B.A. in Sociology at Harvard University. Her research examines how individuals’ demographic... more »

Linda MacDonald Glenn

Linda MacDonald Glenn

Founding Director, Center for Applied Values and Ethics in Advanced Technologies (CAVEAT), Continuing Lecturer

Crown College

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Linda MacDonald Glenn

lmglenn@ucsc.edu

802-999-8678


Areas of expertise: Ethics, Law and Policy, Science and Technology, Health and Wellness, Philosophy of Mind, Animal-Human Relationships, Environmental Justice, Social Justice, Women's Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Linda MacDonald Glenn, JD, LLM, is an ethicist, futurist, educator and attorney-at-law with over 30 years of experience in private and public sectors across multiple industries including exponential technology, healthcare, government, education, business ethics and futures forecasting. She is an internationally renowned thought leader, keynote speaker, writer, seminar developer/presenter, with a large body of published work in peer reviewed journals. She is frequently quoted in the media fo... 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 »

Amy Vidali

Amy Vidali

Chair; Associate Teaching Professor

Writing Program

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Amy Vidali

Associate Teaching Professor

avidali@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Writing, Discrimination and Inequality, Social Justice


Biography, Education and Training

Please see https://amyvidali.com/ for details.

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  

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: Learning Sciences, Learning and Learning Theory, Education, Youth Studies, Social Psychology, Ethnography, Social Justice, Race, Personal and Social Identities, Law and Policy


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. & M.A., Northwestern University Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education B.A., University of California, Berkeley

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