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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Professor of Anthropology Emerita
Ph.D. and M.A., Princeton University; A.B., George Washington University