Areas of Interest:

Ethnopolitical sociology, nationalism, foreign policy, international relations, urban sociology, Southeast Asia, development studies, subaltern studies, social movements, existential sociology


PhD (2006): University of California, Santa Cruz: Sociology
MA (2004): University of California, Santa Cruz: Sociology
MA (1997): San Jose State University: Sociology
BA (1992): Cal-Poly Pomona: Communications, English Minor

At California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (2007-Current): 

Senior Seminar, Urban Sociology, Social Movements, Introduction to Sociology, Classical Sociology Theory, Politics as Social Institution, Qualitative Research Methods, Contemporary Social Problems, Contemporary Sociology Theory, Social Stratification and Inequality

At California State University, Long Beach (2005-2007):

Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, Introduction to Sociology, Sociology of Sexual Behavior, Contemporary Sociology Theory

At University of California, Santa Cruz (2000-2003):

Drugs and Society, Introduction to Sociology, World Society and Globalization, Contemporary Sociology Theory, Logic and Methods of Social Inquiry, Issues and Problems in American Society

At California State University, Los Angeles (1997-2000):

Writing for Sociology, Principles of Sociology, Sociology Research Methods