• Professor
  • 1710 South Hall
  • Professor

Race, labor, empire, social movements, urban studies, Latin American studies, Central America, Marxism, liberation theology

  • (805) 722-4556
  • 1706 South Hall
  • Assistant Professor
Maya social movements and resistance, extractivist industries, migration, and forced displacement, Guatemala, Central American Studies
  • Professor Emerita
  • Professor
  • Faculty Graduate Advisor

U.S. Spanish-language media; Chicana and Latina Popular Culture; Radio & Sound Practices; Racial Politics of Language; Accent Studies; Langauge Learning Technologies; and Ethnic Studies within K-12 schools.

  • 1705 South Hall
  • Graduate Program Advisor

Graduate Program Assistant for UCSB's Chicana and Chicano Studies Department

  • (805) 893-5269
  • 1721 South Hall
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  • Assistant Professor

Chicana/o and Latina/o Performance Studies, Visual Culture and Cultural Studies, Afro-Latina/o Diaspora Studies, Chicana/Latina Feminisms, Chicana/o and Latina/o Theater History and Ethnomusicology, Dramaturgy, Acting Methodology

Mario T. Garcia
  • Professor

Chicano history, race and ethnicity, southwestern history, autobiography, Latino religion

  • 1720 South Hall
  • Assistant Professor

Immigration; Latinx Sociology; Intersectionality; Medical Sociology; Sociology of Mental Health; Aging; Social Determinants of Health

  • South Hall 1708
  • Associate Professor
  • DEI Officer

20th Century American Literature

U.S. Minority & Ethnic Literature

Cultural Studies & Critical Theory

Chicana/o & U.S. Latina/o Studies

Gender & Sexuality Studies

Sexual Minorities & Immigration

  • 1702 South Hall
Aída Hurtado
  • Department Chair
  • Professor
  • Luis Leal Endowed Chair

Equity issues in education for Chicanas/os, Chicana feminist theory, media representations of Latinos & other ethnic & racial groups, social identity, including ethnic identity

  • (805) 893-8807
  • 1709 South Hall
Esther Iluyomade
  • Finanical/Office Assistant
  • (805) 893-8880
  • 1714 South Hall
  • Professor Emeritus

Chicana/o Literature, Latin American and indigenous mythologies


Affiliated Faculty

Rudy V. Busto
Religious Studies

Leo Cabranes-Grant
Theater & Dance and Spanish & Portuguese

Veronica Castillo-Muñoz

Miroslava Chavez-Garcia

Andres J. Consoli
Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

Melissa Morgan Consoli

Reginald G. Daniel

Richard Duran

Carl Gutierrez-Jones

Cherríe Moraga

Ben Olguín

Rebeca Mireles Rios

Victor Rios

Willian I. Robinson

Laura Romo

Denise A. Segura

Roberto Strongman
Black Studies

Jennifer Tyburczy
Feminist Studies

Cristina Venegas
Film & Media Studies

Howard A. Winant