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Jennifer E Reardon

Jennifer E Reardon

Professor, Director, Science & Justice Research Center

Sociology Department, Science & Justice Research Center

Areas of expertise: Sociology, Science and Technology, History of Science, New Media, Genomics


Biography, Education and Training

2002 - Ph.D., Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University 1993 - B.A., Political Science and B.S. in Biology, University of Kansas Jenny Reardon is a Professor of Sociology and the Founding Director of the Science and Justice Research Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  Her research draws into focus questions about identity, justice and democracy that are often silently embedded in scientific ideas and practices, particularly in modern genomic research. Her training... more »

Julie Bettie

Julie 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.  


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 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 and co-founder of the University of California Digital Investigations Network.


Areas of expertise: Sociology


Biography, Education and Training

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara


Areas of expertise: Sociology, Philosophy, Nationalism


Biography, Education and Training

1986 - Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Berkeley 1979 - M.A., Sociology, University of California, Berkeley 1976 - B.A., Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley Dana Takagi is a professor of Sociology at UCSC, since 1987; before coming to UCSC, she taught at UC Irvine in the program in social ecology. She is a committed to empirically based research, theoretical innovation, and linking interdisciplinary knowledge to understanding the world-as-it is.


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 »

Hiroshi Fukurai

Hiroshi Fukurai

Professor of Sociology and Legal Studies, President, Asian Law and Society Association (2018-19)

Sociology Department

Areas of expertise: Sociology, Legal Studies, International and Global Affairs, Race, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Indigenous Peoples, Law and Policy, Discrimination and Inequality, Statistics


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Riverside M.A., Sociology, University of California, Riverside B.A., Sociology, California State University Fullerton Metallurgical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Miyagi, Japan Hiroshi Fukurai is professor of Sociology and Legal Studies and the President of the Asian Law and Society Association (ALSA, 2018-2019).  He won the Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity in 2014 and the UCSC Service Recognition Awa... more »

Megan McNamara

Megan McNamara

Continuing Lecturer, Instructional Designer

Sociology Department, Teaching & Learning Center (TLC)

Areas of expertise: Sociology, Sexuality, Affect Studies, Class, Discrimination and Inequality, Labor and Social Movements, Race, Sexism and Gender Bias


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Sociology, UCSC (2016) M.A., Sociology, UCSC (2010) M.A., Cultural Anthropology and Social Transformation, California Institute of Integral Studies (2005) B.A., Language Studies, UCSC (1998) EMT-P, State of California (P17390) and NREMT (2001-Present)

Steven Mc Kay

Steven Mc Kay

Professor, Director, UCSC Center for Labor and Community

Sociology Department, Center for Labor and Community

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  

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Andrew Szasz

Professor Emeritus

szasz@ucsc.edu

831-332-6521


Areas of expertise: Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy, Environmental Justice, Climate Change, Sociology


Biography, Education and Training

B.A., Harvard University, 1969 M.A., University of Chicago, 1971 Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982

Rebecca A London

Rebecca A London

Professor of Sociology and Faculty Director Campus + Community

Sociology Department

Areas of expertise: Schools and Academic Achievement, Community-based Research, Health and Wellness, School Reform and School Policy, Youth Studies, Sociology


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Human Development and Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 1996 M.A. Economics, Northwestern University, 1994


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 »

Christopher Benner

Christopher 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 »

James Battle

James Battle

Associate Professor

Sociology Department

Areas of expertise: Sociology, Science and Technology, Anthropology, African Diaspora, Sociology of Development, Diversity


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. Medical Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley/University San Francisco, 2012


Areas of expertise: Sociology, African Diaspora, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, African American / Black Studies, Immigration, Activism, Discrimination and Inequality, Labor and Social Movements


Biography, Education and Training

PhD: Geography and Science and Technology Studies, UC Berkeley (2018) MPA: Brown University (2010) AB: International Relations and Africana Studies, Brown University (2009)

Juan Pedroza

Juan Pedroza

Associate Professor

Sociology Department

Areas of expertise: Sociology, Immigration


Biography, Education and Training

I'm an Assistant Professor of sociology at UCSC where I study the changing landscape of immigration in the United States. Over the past decade, I have examined the vast inequalities of immigrants' access to justice and the social safety net. My research examines how and where deportation and enforcement initiatives exacerbate these inequalities and leave imprints in our local communities.   My research on immigrant families has received support from the Russell Sage Foundation Pipeli... more »

Jaimie Morse

Jaimie Morse

Assistant Professor

Sociology Department

Areas of expertise: Sociology, Legal Studies, Science and Technology, Health and Wellness, Human Rights


Biography, Education and Training

2018-19. Postdoctoral Associate in Global Health, Yale University   2018. Ph.D. Department of Sociology, Northwestern University   2006. M.P.H. Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles   1998. B.A. Departments of Political Science and Economics, University of California, Berkeley  

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