CMMU Faculty

Core Faculty

Our core faculty bring a wide range of approaches and disciplinary backgrounds to community studies, and they are active in advising and mentoring students in our undergraduate program.

Julie H Guthman

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-2726 (office)
  • Email
  • Office Hours On Sabbatical Fall 2022 and Winter 2023
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Agroecology and Agriculture, Food/Nutrition, Capitalism, California More...
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Mary Beth Pudup

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-2003 (Office)
  • Email
  • Office Hours by appointment, use email to set up a meeting
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Affiliated Faculty

While we encourage our students to work with faculty in many disciplines across the campus, many courses offered by these affiliated faculty count as Community Studies courses for the purposes of our topical course requirements. 

Eva C Bertram

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-3764
  • Email
  • Department
    • Politics Department
  • Office Hours Spring 2022: Wednesdays, 11:45 to 1:15 pm To schedule a time slot (or More...
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Chris Benner

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    530-574-7585 (Cell)
  • Email
  • Department
    • Environmental Studies Department
  • Office Hours By appointment (please email me)
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Urban studies, Labor and Social Movements, Sociology, Environmental More...
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David Brundage

  • Title
    • Chair, Santa Cruz Division of the Academic Senate
  • Phone
    831-459-4645 (office)
  • Email
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Office Hours Spring 2022: Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm and by appointment; please email in More...
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Immigration, Class, Colonialism, Discrimination and Inequality, History, More...
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Heather E Bullock

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-5018
  • Email
  • Department
    • Psychology Department
  • Office Hours (Spring 2022) Tue, 11:00am-12:00pm- Blum Center, Social Sciences 2, Rm. 56
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Nancy N. Chen

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-5198
  • Email
  • Department
    • Anthropology Department
  • Office Hours Wednesday 1:30pm-3pm & By Appointment
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Rebecca Covarrubias

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Phone
    831-502-8136 (Office)
  • Email
  • Department
    • Psychology Department
  • Office Hours (Spring 2022) Please email me to schedule a time to chat!
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T. J. Demos

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-4956
  • Email
  • Department
    • Porter College
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Lindsey Dillon

  • Title
    • Assistant Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-1937
  • Email
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Activism, Environmental Justice, Science and Technology, American Studies, More...
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James Doucet‑Battle

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-2638
  • Email
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Sociology, Science and Technology, Anthropology, African Diaspora, More...
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Madeleine Fairbairn

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Phone
    831-502-7645
  • Email
  • Department
    • Environmental Studies Department
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Agroecology and Agriculture, Sociology of Development, Environmental More...
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Hiroshi Fukurai

  • Title
    • Professor of Sociology and Legal Studies
  • Phone
    831-459-3516 (message)
  • Email
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Office Hours Not available Fall 2020
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Sociology, Legal Studies, International and Global Affairs, Race, Critical More...
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Miriam Greenberg

  • Title
    • Professor and Chair
  • Phone
    831-459-3516 (msg)
  • Email
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Office Hours Wednesdays 9-12; and by appointment.
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Sociology, Urban studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies
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Craig W Haney

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-2153
  • Email
  • Department
    • Psychology Department
  • Office Hours (Spring 2022) Mon, 12:00-2:00pm; Zoom: Meeting ID: 655 496 117 Passcode: More...
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Regina Day Langhout

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-2535 (Psychology)
  • Email
  • Department
    • Psychology Department
  • Office Hours (Spring 2022) Mon, 2:00-3:00pm, or by appointment; Sign up here: More...
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Community-based Research, Discrimination and Inequality, Ethnography, More...
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Steven McKay

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Phone
    831-502-7331 (office)
  • Email
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Office Hours by appointment
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Sociology, Labor and Social Movements, Immigration, Critical Race and More...
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Catherine S. Ramirez

  • Title
    • Professor & Chair
  • Phone
    831-459-3020
  • Email
  • Department
    • Latin American & Latino Studies
  • Office Hours Sp 22: W, 12-1:30, in person & on Zoom (pls email me if you plan to attend More...
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise American Studies, Border Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Critical Race and More...
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Matt Sparke

  • Title
    • Executive Director of Global and Community Health
  • Phone
    831-459-3153
  • Email
  • Department
    • Politics Department
  • Office Hours Mondays 3:00 - 4:30 pm or by appointment msparke@ucsc.edu
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Capitalism, Globalization, Border Studies, Critical Theory, Health and More...
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Jessica Taft

  • Title
    • Professor
  • Phone
    831-502-7695
  • Email
  • Department
    • Latin American & Latino Studies
  • Office Hours By appointment; please email
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Activism, Youth Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Sociology, More...
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Veronica Terriquez

  • Title
    • Associate Professor
  • Phone
    831-459-4431 (office)
  • Email
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Office Hours Not Available Fall 2020
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Sociology, Immigration, Labor and Social Movements, Social Justice, More...
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Lecturers and Researchers

The Community Studies Program is fortunate to work with a talented group of lecturers and researchers. Their affiliations allow for a wide-ranging undergraduate curriculum.

Rachel A Goodman

  • Title
    • Lecturer
  • Phone
    831-419-9047
  • Email
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Media Industries
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Leslie Lopez

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Elliott Oakley

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