Santa Clara University

Ethnic Studies Program

 Ethnic Studies Faculty and Staff

Core Faculty

Ramon Chacon

Dr. Ramón D. Chacón
Associate Professor
History/Ethnic Studies
St. Joseph's Hall 120
(408) 554-4782
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Dr. James S. Lai
Associate Professor
Political Science/Ethnic Studies
St. Joseph's Hall 119
(408) 554-5760
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Tony Hazard 

Dr. Tony Hazard
Assistant Professor
Ethnic Studies
St. Joseph's Hall 105
(408) 551-7895
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Director and Associate Professor
Ethnic Studies
St. Joseph's Hall 106
(408) 554-2289
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Dr. Stephen S. Fugita
Emeritus Professor
Psychology/Ethnic Studies
St. Joseph's Hall 107
(408) 554-6880

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Jesica Fernandez

Dr. Jesica Fernández
Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
Ethnic Studies
St. Joseph's Hall 121
(408) 554-4472
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Dr. Allia Griffin
Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
English/Ethnic Studies
St. Joseph's Hall 121
(408) 554-7093


Dr. Aparajita Nanda
Senior Lecturer
English/Ethnic Studies
St. Joseph's Hall 205
(408) 554-7093

Courtesy Faculty

  Dr. Courtney Mohler
Assistant Professor
Theatre and Dance (with courtesy in Ethnic Studies)
Mayer Theatre 104
(408) 554-5324
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  Dr. Christina Zanfagna
Assistant Professor
Music Department (with courtesy in Ethnic Studies)
Music & Dance Facility 219
(408) 554-2179

Affiliated Faculty

List of Affiliated Courses...Go


Office Manager

Pauline Nguyen

Pauline is the office manager for both the Ethnic Studies Program and the Office for Multicultural Learning. Pauline received her bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. She comes to SCU after having worked in Canada and Hawaii in a number of administrative and office managerial positions. In addition to her normal administrative support responsibilities, Pauline enjoys serving as the advisor to the Vietnamese Student Association on campus since 2000.

St. Joseph's Hall 108
Phone: 408-554-4472

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