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Core Faculty

  • Marcela Ochoa-Shivapour

    Professor of Spanish

    Serves as advisor for the ethnic studies program. She teaches a range of language and conversation courses including Peninsular Culture and Civilization in Spain. She also teaches courses such as Latinos in the U.S., Latin American Culture and Civilization, and an intermediate language class focused on immigration issues. Ph. D. and M.A., University of Iowa.

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    Craig Allin

    Professor of Politics

    Teaches the ethnic studies courses Urban Politics and Policy, and Race, Sex and the Constitution. He also serves as an advisor to Ethnic Studies students. Ph.D. and M.A., Princeton University; B.A., Grinnell College.

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    Carol Enns

    Professor of Psychology

    Teaches the ethnic studies course Multicultural Psychology. Ph.D. in counseling psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara; M.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling, California State University, Fresno; B.A., Tabor College.

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    Mary Olson

    Professor of Sociology

    Teaches the ethnic studies courses Race and Ethnic Relations, Contemporary Native Americans, Women: Oppressions and Resistances, and Civil Rights and Western Racism. Ph.D. and M.S., University of Wisconsin; B.A., University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh.

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    Christina Morris Penn-Goetsch

    Professor of Art History

    Teaches the ethnic studies course American Indian Art: Gender and the Marketplace, as well as other topics courses in non-Western art history. Ph.D. and M.A., University of Iowa; B.A., University of Virginia.

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    Catherine Stewart

    Professor of History

    Teaches the ethnic studies courses American Lives: African Americans, African Americans in U.S. History, and United States Social History Since 1940. Ph.D. and M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook; B.A., Lawrence University.

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Affiliated Faculty

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    Rebecca Entel

    Associate Professor of English

    Teaches the ethnic studies course Multicultural Literature. Ph.D. and M.A., University of Wisconsin at Madison; B.A., University of Pennsylvania.

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    Leslie Hankins

    Professor of English

    Teaches the ethnic studies course Studies in African American Literature. Ph.D. and M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A., Duke University.

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    Jill Heinrich

    Associate Professor of Education

    Teaches the ethnic studies course Human Relations. B.A. English, Northern Illinois University; M.S. English education, Illinois State University; Ph.D. education, University of Iowa.

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    Lynne Ikach

    Professor of Russian

    Teaches the ethnic studies course Introduction to Russian Culture and Civilization. Ph.D. and M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; B.A., Grand Valley State Colleges.

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  • Phil Lucas

    Professor of History

    Teaches the ethnic studies courses Colonial America and African Americans in U.S. History. Ph.D. and M.A., Cornell University; B.A., University of Virginia.

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  • Genevieve Migely

    Associate Professor of Philosophy

    Teaches the ethnic studies course Asian Philosophy. Ph.D. and M.A., Claremont Graduate University; B.A., Northwestern University.

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    Joseph Molleur

    Associate Professor of Religion

    Teaches the ethnic studies course Religions of the World. Ph.D., Boston College; M.A., Episcopal Divinity School; B.A., Grinnell College.

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    Steven Sacks

    Associate Professor of Religion

    Teaches the ethnic studies courses Judaism, and Holocaust and Response. Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School; B.A., Grinnell College.

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Emeriti

  • Alfrieta Monagan

    Professor of Anthropology Emerita

    Ph.D. and M.A., Princeton University; A.B., George Washington University