FALL 2018


RRS 240: All Power to the People: Comparative Freedom Movements of the Sixties

ETHS 710: Theories and Issues in Ethnic Studies





RRS 100: Introduction to Ethnic Studies

RRS 240: All Power to the People: Comparative Freedom Movements of the Sixties

RRS 250: Race, Ethnicity, and Power in America

RRS 252: Beyond Bars and Borders: Race and the Carceral State

RRS 350: Race, Labor, and the Class Struggle


Creation Story text

Paul McCandless with the Paul Winter Consort: Morning Sun: Adventures with Oboe (Living Music, 2017)

Selected Publications

Intertribal Native American Music in the United States book cover

Book Chapter (In Press): “Native Noise: The Politics of Powwow Drum Performance in a University Setting.” In Music and Modernity Among First Peoples of North America, eds. Victoria Levine and Dylan Robinson. Middleton: Wesleyan University Press.


Courses Taught




AIS 235 American Indians: Images and Issues in the Mass Media (online)

AIS 310 American Indian Religion and Philosophy

AIS 320 American Indian Music



AIS 320 American Indian Music (online)


FALL 2018

On Sabbatical


Kenneth P Monteiro

Dr. Kenneth Monteiro is the Acting Director of the Cesar Chavez Institute; former Dean of the College of the College of Ethnic Studies, the only College of Ethnic Studies in the nation; former University Dean of Human Relations; and, Professor and former chair of the Psychology Department at San Francisco State University.   Before teaching at San Francisco State, he was on faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and at Rutgers University at New Brunswick.  Dr. Monteiro received his Ph.D.

Jason Ferreira, Ph.D.

Jason Ferreira is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Race & Resistance Studies located within the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University.  He holds a BA in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign (1992) and both an MA and PhD in Comparative Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley (2003).  He is also a recipient of the University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship (2003-2005).


Catriona Rueda Esquibel

Catriona Rueda Esquibel holds a B.A. in English from New Mexico Highlands University (1988), a Master’s degree in English literature from the University of Colorado (1991), and a Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness Program at UC Santa Cruz (1999). Prior to joining the faculty at SFSU in 2005, she held positions at New Mexico State University (English) and The Ohio State University (Women's Studies). She joined the Race and Resistance Studies program as a specialist in gender, Women of Color feminist theory, and queer POC literature.


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