Ethnic Studies Faculty Administrative Committees, 2022-23

Faculty Department Administrative Appointments

  • Department Chair - Andrew J. Jolivette
  • Vice Chair - Yen Espiritu
  • Director of Graduate Studies - Shelley Streeby
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies - Ross Frank
  • Teaching and Institutional Assistant Faculty Advisor - Roy Perez

Colloquium Planning Committee

The Department invites guest lecturers to appeal to a broad departmental and campus audience. These lectures are open to the public and usually scheduled on Wednesdays from 3-5, typically in one of the SSB conference rooms on the ground level. A Colloquium Planning Committee will be formed every year and will be responsible for planning and organizing the Department Colloquium.   If we have job talks, they will take the place of the colloquium that quarter.

  • José I. Fusté
  • Curtis Marez
  • Christopher Perreira
  • Graduate Student Representative - TBN

Graduate Record Committee

  • Shaista Patel
  • Christen Sasaki
  • Shelley Streeby
  • Daphne Taylor-Garcia

Graduate Admissions Committee

  • Sam Museus
  • Chrisopher Perreira
  • Shelley Streeby
  • Graduate Student Representative - TBN

Chair’s Advisory Committee (CAC) 

The Chair’s Advisory Committee is a non-voting committee whose purpose is to advise the Chair on departmental matters.  It is a 3-member committee that includes the Chair, Vice Chair, and one appointed member, preferably from the Assistant Professor rank. Committee will meet once a quarter or as needed.

  • Yen Espiritu
  • Ross Frank
  • Roy Perez

Graduate Council

The Ethnic Studies Graduate Council is composed of the Graduate Records Committee and the Graduate Admissions Committee.The Graduate Council will meet at the discretion of the DGS, normally twice a year.

Community Engagement Committee

  • Yen Espiritu 


Faculty Campus-wide Committee Assignments

  • Academic Senate Representative - José I. Fusté 
    • Alternate - Christen Sasaki
  • Committee on Undergraduate Education (CUE) 
    • Alternate - Ross Frank
  • Committee on Academic Personnel - Patrick Anderson
  • Council on Undergraduate Education Representative - TBN
  • DEI Committee - Andrew Jolivette