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Experts on Ethnic Groups / Diversity Issues

Ethnic Minorities in the U.S.:

Rosemary Christensen, Associate Professor Emerita of Humanistic Studies (First Nations Studies).
Ojibwe language. Indian education. Native religion and oral tradition. Community and traditional knowledge.
christer@uwgb.edu.

Marcelo Cruz, Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Studies (Geography).
Ethnic minority groups, particularly Spanish speaking. Spanish-speaking communities in American cities. Planning and competing land uses. Ecuador.
465-2360. cruzm@uwgb.edu.

Ray Hutchison, Professor of Urban and Regional Studies (Sociology).
Ethnic minority groups, particularly Hmong and Mexican populations. Immigration and immigration policy. Street gangs and youth gang subcultures. Urban Studies and globalization.
465-2355. hutchr@uwgb.edu.

Peter Kellogg, Associate Professor Emeritus of Humanistic Studies (History).
Modern U.S. history. African-American history. American Indian studies. Human relations and the humanities. Civil liberties.
465-5047. kelloggp@uwgb.edu.

Andrew Kersten, Associate Provost of Academic Affairs, and Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies (History).
20th century U.S. history. History of the American labor movement. History of equal employment opportunities. History of U.S. immigration.
465-2033. kerstena@uwgb.edu.

J. Vincent Lowery, Assistant Professor of Humanistic Studies (History).
United States history since the Civil War. African American history. Ethnic diversity. Memory studies. History of the U.S. South.
465-2808. loweryj@uwgb.edu.

Lisa Poupart, Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies (First Nations Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies).
Social problems on American Indian reservations and in urban communities. Internalized oppression in American Indian communities, especially social problems including domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, addictions and juvenile delinquency. Reintegration of traditional tribal peacemaking systems. Indigenous First Nations teaching methods and elder epistemology.
465-2185. poupartl@uwgb.edu.

Multicultural Issues:

Juliet Cole, Associate Director, Institute for Learning Partnership.
African culture, dance, music, storytelling. Multicultural education. Cross-cultural counseling and communication.
465-5094 (o), 469-7931 (h). colej@uwgb.edu.

Race and Justice:

Andrew Austin, Associate Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies.
Race and justice. Social class and justice.
465-2359. austina@uwgb.edu.

Lisa Poupart, Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies (First Nations Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies).
Social problems on American Indian reservations and in urban communities. Internalized oppression in American Indian communities, especially social problems including domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, addictions and juvenile delinquency. Reintegration of traditional tribal peacemaking systems. Indigenous First Nations teaching methods and elder epistemology.
465-2185. poupartl@uwgb.edu.

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