Andrew J Jolivette

Dr. Andrew Jolivétte, professor and former chair (2010-2016) of the American Indian Studies Department at San Francisco State University is an accomplished educator, writer, speaker, and socio-cultural critic.

Robert Keith Collins, Ph.D.

Robert Keith Collins, PhD, a four-field trained anthropologist, is Associate Professor of American Indian Studies at San Francisco State University. He holds a BA in Anthropology and a BA in Native American Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Collins also holds an MA and PhD in Anthropology from UCLA. Using a person-centered ethnographic approach, his research explores American Indian cultural changes and African and Native American interactions in North, Central, and South America.

Amy Casselman

Amy Casselman is an adjunct professor at San Francisco State University where she teaches in the American Indian Studies, Race and Resistance Studies, Ethnic Studies, and previously the Women and Gender Studies departments. 

She holds a Master’s degree in Ethnic Studies from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Prior to her career in academia, Amy was a Case Worker for the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California where she provided support services for Native children and families.

Joanne Barker


Joanne Barker is Lenape (a citizen of the Delaware Tribe of Indians).

She is professor and chair of American Indian Studies at San Francisco State University. She is currently serving on The Segora Te Land Trust Board and The Critical Ethnic Studies Journal Board.


Selected Works


The Red Scare: The Empire's Indigenous Terrorist (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2020).

Ozgur Ozluk

Professor Ozluk has taught operations management related courses as an assistant professor in the department of decision sciences at San Francisco State University, College of Business since fall 2003.

He obtained his Ph.D. in operations research from UNC Chapel Hill in 1999. After getting his Ph.D. degree, he spent three years working for Airline Scheduling company (Caleb Tech, Texas) and at the revenue management division of Manugistics, Inc.

Sybil S Yang


Sybil Yang is an Assistant Professor (apologies, the listing in the margin is incorrect) at San Francisco State University, in the Department of Hostpitality & Tourism Management . Her research agenda is focused on evaluating the efficacy of restaurant menu, menu board, and wine label design tactics. On a more theoretical-level, Sybil's research interests are in consumer behavior and behavioral economics. 


Susan C Cholette

Professor and Chair (2016-2019) of Decision Sciences in the College of Business at San Francisco State University, Susan Cholette teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in operations, supply chain management and project management.   Prior to her university appointment, she served as a project manager at Nonstop Solutions (now Manhattan Associates) and as a supply chain consultant for Aspen Technologies. She earned her Ph.D. in Operations Research at Stanford University and her B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. 

Sam S Gill, Ph.D.

I teach and publish (articles, books, and courseware) in many areas of Information Technology (IT) focusing on strategic, managerial, and technical Issues. My current research interests include development methodologies for mobile devices (phone and tablets), development architectures, platforms and languages including: .NET, PHP, MySQL, Ruby on Rails, WebSphere, Visual Basic, C#, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, and Java.

Occasionally, I still teach IBM mainframe topics such as: COBOL, CICS, and DB2.

Minu Kumar

Minu Kumar is a Professor of Marketing at San Francisco State University (SFSU) and serves as the Vice President of Academics for the Product Development Management Association (PDMA). PDMA publishes the Journal of Product Innovation Management. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the Government College of Pharmacy (Bangalore University, 1996), a Masters in Business Administration (Concentration in Pharmaceutical Marketing, 2002) and a Ph.D in Marketing (minor: pharmaceutical marketing, 2008) from the University of Mississippi.


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