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Current Students

  • Shannon Acevedo (Advisor: Kathleen Hull)
     
  • Marieka Arksey (Advisor: Holley Moyes)
     
  • Jasmine Armstrong (Advisor: Jan Goggans)
     
  • Michael Barba: 19th and 20th century American literature, canon formation, cultural studies, film and television studies, comic book studies (Advisor: Gregg Camfield)
     
  • Carlos Bazua Morales: Visual anthropology, Maya diaspora, the Aztecs, Mesoamerica, Latin America, indigenous movements, world history, mountain cultures (Advisor: Linda-Anne Rebhun)
     
  • Nicholas Bourgeois (Advisor: Holley Moyes)
     
  • Mabel Bowser (Advisor: Ignacio Lopez-Calvo)
     
  • Christine Clarkson: Anthropological archaeology, California, Mesoamerica, indigenous people (Advisor: Kathleen Hull)
     
  • Paola Di Giuseppantonio: Heritage, World Heritage, museum studies, archaeology, anthropological archaeology, technologies applied to archaeology and museums, education and archaeology, Medieval archaeology, rock cave settlements, new methodologies in archaeology (Advisor: Mark Aldenderfer/Kathleen Hull)
     
  • Christopher Divelbiss (Advisor: Holley Moyes)
     
  • Michael Eissinger: Collective identity, migration, 19th and 20th century rural communities in the American West, ethnohistorical examination on community-building (Advisor: Robin DeLugan)
     
  • Elana Gainor (Advisor: Ignacio Lopez-Calvo)
     
  • Fabrizio Galeazzi: World Heritage, archaeology, digital archaeology, integrated technologies and 3D survey in archaeology (new methodologies), 3D reconstruction, technologies applied to cultural heritage, digital and virtual museums (Advisor: Mark Aldenderfer)
     
  • Beth Hernandez-Jason:  20th Century U.S. Latino/a literature, GLBTQ Literature, U.S. Literature, Reader reception theory, Gender and sexuality. (Advisor: Manuel Martín-Rodríguez)
     
  • Kaiqi Hua (Advisor: Ruth Mostern)
     
  • Trevor Jackson (Advisor: Gregg Camfield/Nigel Hatton)
     
  • Bradford Johnston: Modern U.S. social, cultural, political, and diplomatic history; nuclear and arms control history, American and British youth culture; environmental history (Advisor: Sean Malloy)
     
  • Mark Kile (Advisor: Holley Moyes)
     
  • Edward Lanfranco (Advisor: Ruth Mostern)
     
  • Kim McMillon (Advisor: Gregg Camfield/Nigel Hatton)
     
  • Elijah Meeks (Advisor: Ruth Mostern)
     
  • Carl Ponzio (Advisor: Manuel Martín-Rodríguez)
     
  • Alicia Ramos Jordan: Trans-border literature, Spanish literature, Latin American literature, Chicano literature, post-colonial studies, resistance literature (Advisor: Manuel Martín-Rodríguez)
     
  • Erin Ray (Advisor: Holley Moyes)
     
  • Alma Renteria (Advisor: Manuel Martín-Rodríguez)
     
  • Rhea Riegel (Advisor: Susan Amussen/Katherine Brokaw)
     
  • Teresa Rinaldi: Comparative immigration studies, gender and race, women’s literature, literature and cultural expressions.  Spring 2013 dissertation:   Soles de oriente en Latinoamérica: Producción cultural nikkei en Brasil y Argentina (Advisor: Ignacio Lopez-Calvo)
     
  • Ruth Rubio Rodriguez (Advisor: Ignacio Lopez-Calvo)
     
  • Marco Valesi: Urban art, post-colonial theories, trans-modern identity, global cultural production (Advisor: Ignacio Lopez-Calvo)
     
  • Patrick Wilkinson (Advisor: Linda-Anne Rebhun)
     
  • Donell Williams (Advisor: Sean Malloy)
     
  • Gayle Yamada: Power (political, social, and economic); identity and place (especially California's Central Valley); demographic population changes (Advisor: Gregg Camfield)
     

Recently Completed Dissertations and Theses
 

Theses

Ekhause, Roselia (2012) Advisor: Cristián Ricci

Onsurez, Llonel (2011) Advisor: Maurizio Forte

Issavi, Justine (2011) Advisor: Maurizio Forte

Goger, Letha (2009) Advisor: Ruth Mostern

Contreras Cornejo, Salvador (2009) Adventure Capitalists in "Maya Town": Ethnographic Insights on Transnational Social Networks and Migration from the De-territorialized State of Yucatán to San Francisco, California

Dissertations

Winter, Raymond (2010) The California Dream: A Dangerous Social and Environmental Myth Protested by John Muir and John Steinbeck

Albertson, Trevor Darren (2009) The Face of War: Curtis LeMay and America in the Cold War, 1945-1957

Ravalli, Richard (2009) Soft Gold and the Pacific Frontier: Geopolitics and Environment in the Sea Otter Trade