Ethnic Studies

Ethnic Studies is a scholarly-academic program that studies traditional forms of history and culture from the perspective of people who are underrepresented, while considering the role that race and racism play in today’s world.

Degrees

For questions, contact:

Dr. Elizabeth Archuleta
Ethnic Studies Academic Program Manager and Advisor
elizabeth.archuleta@utah.edu

Major

The Ethnic Studies major explores differences in power as expressed by the state, civil society, and individuals, challenging social constructions of race, ethnicity, nationality, sexuality and gender.

Ethnic Studies, B.A.
Ethnic Studies, B.S.

Minor

Ethnic Studies offers 5 unique minors in African American, American Indian, Asian Pacific American, and Chicana/o Studies that allow for a more concentrated focus on a specific racialized population in the United States through the lens of history & politics, contemporary issues, literature, and gender & ethnicity. Like the major, the Ethnic Studies minor takes a broader view across the intersection of race & gender, contemporary issues, and your choice of several electives.

African American Studies Minor
American Indian Studies Minor
Asian Pacific American Studies Minor
Chicana/o Studies Minor
Ethnic Studies Minor

Courses

Courses are available to all students pursing any major. For questions, contact:

Dr. Elizabeth Archuleta
Ethnic Studies Academic Program Manager and Advisor
elizabeth.archuleta@utah.edu


ETHNC 3100: US Third World Feminisms

US Third World Feminisms examines questions about knowledge production, sexual politics, spiritual activism, the mind-body-spirit connection, sexuality, and representation.

ETHNC 3420: American Racism

American Racism attempts to define, describe, and identify examples of racism existing in the United States and how it has evolved and manifested over time.

ETHNC 3590: Pacific Islander Health Disparities

Pacific Islander Health Disparities examines Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander health issues as viewed through indigenous and western worldviews.

Faculty



Ed A Munoz

Director, Ethnic Studies



Lourdes Alberto

Assistant Professor



Dolores Delgado Bernal

Professor



Dolores Calderon

Assistant Professor



Donna Deyhle

Professor



Edmund Fong

Associate Professor



Annie Fukushima

Assistant Professor



Kimberly Jew

Associate Professor



Karen Johnson

Associate Professor



Baodong Liu

Professor



Philip Notarianni

Professor/Lecturer



Wilfred Samuels

Professor



David Sanbonmatsu

Professor



William A. Smith

Associate Professor



Armando Solorzano

Associate Professor



Paul White

Associate Professor



Ronald Coleman

Emeritus Associate Professor

801-581-6990



France Davis

Emeritus Professor/Lecturer

801-581-5206



Dan Edwards

Emeritus Professor



Haruko Moriyasu

Emeritus Professor/Lecturer



Damien Pitts

Career Counselor

801-585-5065

Contact


Office: 801-581-5206
Fax: 801-581-8437
Email: ethnic@utah.edu

 

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