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New Full Time Faculty 2016

Anthropology

  • Ana Araujo

    Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

    Cultural Anthropology, Anthropology of the Economy, Critical Development Studies Globalization, Political Economy, Feminist Theory, Gender

    408-554-2794

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  • Matthew Kroot

    Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

    Archaeology

  • Robin Nelson

    Assistant Professor

    Biological Anthropology

Biology

Classics

  • Michael Taylor

    Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

    Taylor teaches Roman history and a first-year core sequence.

Communication

  • Tricia Creason-Valencia

    Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

    Tricia Creason-Valencia is documentary filmmaker who produced the Emmy-nominated documentary Stable Life and, most recently, directed Changing Boundaries: The History of San Jose, both of which broadcast on public television. She is a PBS/CPB Producers Academy Fellow and a National Association of Latino Independent Producer’s Latino Producers Academy Fellow.

    408-551-3335

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  • Chan Thai

    Assistant Professor

    Chan Thai teaches courses on communication and technology, health communication, and the strategic design of communication campaigns to promote behavior change.

    408-551-3608

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English

Environmental Studies & Sciences

  • C.J. Gabbe

    Assistant Professor

    Sustainable Urban Planning

  • Ted Grudin

    Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

    Ted's research involves environmental history, science & technology studies, philosophy, and religious studies. He focuses on how cosmologies of nature have been conceived and reproduced in American society.

Ethnic Studies

Modern Languages and Literatures

Philosophy

  • Jeff Steele

    Lecturer

    Medieval Philosophy, History of Ethics, Philosophy of Religion

    1-408-554-4098

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  • Eric Yang

    Eric Yang

    Assistant Professor

    Metaphysics

    1-408-554-4098

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Physics

Political Science

  • Benjamin Bowyer

    Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

    Benjamin Bowyer teaches Intro to US Politics and Applied Quantitative Methods. His research interests center around the effects of social context on political attitudes and behavior.

  • Danijela Dudley

    Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

  • Beth Easter

    Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

  • Clarisa Perez-Armendariz

    Assistant Professor

Psychology

Religious Studies

  • Pearl Maria Barros, Th.D.

    Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

    Christian Theology; Feminist Theories; Latina/o Cultural Studies

  • Lynn Jencks

    Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

    Contextual & Liberation Christian Theologies; Ethnography as theological method; and Celtic religions

Theatre & Dance