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Unit Contributions to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion 6510

Academic Years: 
Ethnic Studies
Social Sciences
1. Faculty: 

Professor Sharon Luk (2017) "The Problem of Study: China in American Studies and the Materials of Knowledge" American Quarterly 69 (3);

Teves, Stephanie N. “Cocoa Chandelier’s Confessional: Kanaka Maoli Performance and Aloha in Drag.” In Critical ethnic studies: A Reader, by Nada Elia, Jodi Kim, Shana L. Redmond, Dylan Rodriguez, Sarita Echavez See, and David Hernandez, 280-300. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016.

2. Staff: 


3. Graduate Programs: 

Ethnic Studies is in the process of creating a PhD program. This effort is being led by Professors Ernesto Martinez and Lynn Fujiwara

4. Undergraduate Programs: 

Ethnic Studies faculty, Brian Klopotek and Lani Teves helped create the Native American ARC and Professor Charise Cheney has been instrumental in the African American ARC (which welcomed its first students this Fall).

5. Outreach and Partnerships: 

Ethnic Studies organized a whole series of political workshops geared to both UO students and the community in the wake of the Trump election.

1. University Service: 

Professor Michael Hames-Garcia is the Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of United Academics

2. Departmental Contributions: 

Ethnic Studies has worked with other units on campus to develop a proposal for a minor in Black Studies

3. Community Service and Outreach: 

Professor Alai Reyes-Santos wrote an op-ed in the Register-Guard that contextualizes the recent hurricanes in Puerto Rico