UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2024-2025

Current Faculty

Ayala-Alcantar, Christina

(2001) Department Chair of Gender and Women’s Studies; Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A., B.S. 1990, University of Laverne; M.A. 1992, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 1998, Michigan State University.

de la Loza, Sandra

(2022) Assistant Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1992, University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A. 2004, California State University, Long Beach.

Escobar, Martha D.

(2011) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 2003, University of California, Riverside; M.A. 2006, Ph.D. 2010, University of California, San Diego.

Estrada, Alicia I.

(2006) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1997, University of California, San Diego; M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2006, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Flores-Marcial, Xochitl

(2015) Associate Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.S. 2002, M.A. 2005, Ph.D. 2015, University of California, Los Angeles.

Galvan, Melisa C.

(2015) Associate Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 2005, M.A. 2006, Ph.D. 2013, University of California, Berkeley.

Garcia, Peter

(2007) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.M.E. 1986, University of New Mexico; M.M. 1989, University of Arizona; M.M. 1996, Ph.D. 2001, University of Texas.

Garcia, Ramon

(1999) Professor Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1991, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A. 1995, Ph.D. 1997, University of California, San Diego.

Gonzalez, Rosemary

(2001) Professor of Child and Adolescent Development and Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2003, Stanford University.

Gutierrez, Gabriel

(2000) Department Chair of Chicana and Chicano Studies; Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1990, M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1997, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Herrera, Fermin

(1971) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1970, University of California, Los Angeles.

Medina, Lara

(1998) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1977, University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A. 1989, Graduate Theological Union; Ph.D. 1998, Claremont Graduate University.

Montaño, Theresa

(2002) Professor of Chicano and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1997, M.A. 1985, California State University, Los Angeles; Ed.D. 1996, University of California, Los Angeles.

Moreno, Renee M.

(2000) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1986, M.A. 1991, University of Colorado; Ph.D. 1998, University of Michigan.

Prado, Alejandro

(2023) Assistant Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 2015, University of California, Riverside; M.A. 2017, Ph.D. 2022, University of California, Santa Barbara.

RiVera Furumoto, Rosa L.

(2002) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1982, M.A. 1991, California State University, Northridge; Ed.D. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles.

Rodriguez, David

(1991) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1973, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 1996, University of California, Riverside.

Ruiz, Stevie

(2015) Associate Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 2004, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; M.A. 2007, San Diego State University; M.A. 2010, Ph.D. 2015, University of California, San Diego.

Sanchez-Muñoz, Ana

(2007) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 2000, University of Salamanca; M.A. 2003, Ph.D. 2007, University of Southern California.

Sandoval, Denise M.

(2002) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1993, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1995, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D. 2003, Claremont Graduate University.

Tamayo, Francisco, N.

(2011) Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1997, M.Ed. 1998, Western Washington University; Ph.D. 2010, Washington State University.

Velazquez Vargas, Yarma

(2008) Department Chair of Central American and Transborder Studies; Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 2000, University of Puerto Rico; M.A. 2001, Michigan State University; Ph.D. 2008, Florida State University.




Emeriti

Acuna, Rodolph F.

(1969) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1957, M.A. 1962, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D. 1968, University of Southern California.

Cervantez, Yreina D.

(1999) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1975, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.F.A. 1989, University of California, Los Angeles.

Garcia, Jorge

(1984) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1968, Fresno State University; Ph.D. 1986, University of California, Riverside.

Hallcom, Francine

(1972) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1962, M.S. 1970, Ed.D. 1981, University of Southern California.

Hernandez, Jose A.

(1969) Professor Emeritus of Chicano and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1957, St. Mary’s University of Texas; M.A. 1958, The Ohio State University; Ph.D. 1979, University of California, Riverside.

Herrera, Isabel M.

(1978) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1975, M.A. 1985, University of California, Los Angeles.

Lopez-Garza, Marta

(1997) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies. B.A. 1974, M.A. 1976, Ph.D. 1985, University of California, Los Angeles.

Marti, Oscar

(1998) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1964, City College of New York; Ph. D. 1978, City University of New York.

Mora, Juana

(1990) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1976, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A. 1977, Ph.D. 1984, Stanford University.

Nieto, Eva Margarita

(1985) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1958, M.A. 1963, Ph.D. 1975, University of California, Los Angeles.

Orona-Cordova, Roberta

(2000) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1976, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. 1983, San Francisco State University; M.F.A. 1990, University of California, Los Angeles.

Pardo, Mary

(1978) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1970, California State University, Los Angeles; M.S. 1972, University of Southern California; M.A. 1984, Ph.D. 1990, University of California, Los Angeles.

Perez-Sandoval, Rafael

(1969) Professor Emeritus of Chicano and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1957, M.A. 1966, Ph.D. 1968, University of Southern California.

Ruiz, Everto

(1970) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1971, California State University, Northridge.

Sanchez, Marta

(1982) Professor Emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies. B.A. 1972, M.A. 1977, University of California, Santa Barbara.