Core Teaching Faculty

Charise Cheney

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Lynn Fujiwara

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Asian American Studies; Women of Color Feminisms and Queer of Color Critique; Immigration; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Media and Cultural Studies; Social Policy

Michael Hames-García

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  • Title: Professor of Ethnic Studies
  • Interests: Black Studies, Chicanx and Latinx Studies, Justice Studies and Incarceration, Critical Theory, Literary Studies

Brian Klopotek

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Native American and Indigenous Studies, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Historical Studies, Environmental Justice

Sharon Luk

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Comparative Ethnic Studies, Asian American Studies, Black Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Critical Human Geography, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Critical Justice and Incarceration Studies, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, Critical Theory

Ernesto Javier Martínez

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Women of Color Feminisms and Queer of Color Critique, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Chicanx and Latinx Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Literary Studies

Laura Pulido

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  • Title: Professor
  • Interests: Comparative Ethnic Studies, Chicanx Studies, Critical Human Geography, Environmental Justice

Alaí Reyes-Santos

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Interests: Black Studies, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Environmental Justice

Stephanie 'Lani' Teves

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Interests: Indigenous Politics; Native and Women of Color Feminisms; Native Pacific Cultural Studies; Queer Theory; Performance Studies