Our Graduate Alumni

Our Graduate Alumni 

Bethany Sweeney (PhD 2017)
Assistant Professor of English, Ames Community College, Ames, IA

Madeline Lane-McKinley (2016)
Lecturer, UCSC Writing Program

Joanna Meadvin (PhD 2016)
Sobrato Foundation SEAL Program Trainer

Lisa Schilz (PhD 2016)
Lecturer, UCSC Writing Program

Ariane Helou (PhD 2015)
2016-17 Ahmanson-Getty Fellow, UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies/Clark Library

Melissa Poulsen (PhD 2015)
Lecturer, Menlo College, English Program (composition)

Matt Suazo (PhD 2015)
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Kenyon College

Jessica Beard (PhD 2014)
Higher Education Organizer
SEIU 1021
SEIU Faculty Forward higher education campaign in the Bay Area
http://seiufacultyforward.org/about-us/

Brian Malone (PhD 2014)
Assistant Professor of English, De Anza College

Heidi Morse (2014)
2014-15 Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Postdoctoral Fellow, Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Eireene Nealand (2014)
Fulbright Artist's Grant-Bulgaria

Allison Athens (2013)
Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

Laurel Peacock (2013)
Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

Sobia Saleem (MA, 2013)
Assistant Professor of English, Ohlone College
California Story Scholar at the 1947 Partition Archive

Bonnie Rhee Andryeyev (2012)
Postdoctoral Visiting Scholar-English, UC Berkeley

Erik Bachman (2012)
Lecturer and Postgraduate Researcher, UC Santa Cruz

James Michael Fazzino (2012)
Lecturer, Writing Program and Literature, UC Santa Cruz

Thomas Francis Genova (2012)
Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Minnesota

Allyah Khan (2012)
Assistant Professor, English and Afroamerican/African Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Calvin Lee McMillin (2012)
Lecturer, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor Michigan

Laura E. Martin (PhD 2012)
Lecturer, UCSC College Ten and Porter College

Christine Montgomery (2012)
Inclusive Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship in English Dept, Santa Clara University, California
2017 Assistant Professor, African American Literature, California State University, Sacramento

Sara Orning (2012)
Tenured senior lecturer position, the Center for Gender Studies at the University of Oslo

Nirshan Reex-Boniface Perera (2012)
English teacher, Pacifica Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, California

Christina Lee Stevenson (2012)
Adjunct Faculty, English Department, Solano Community College

Michael Ursell (2012)
2013-14 Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Emory University
2014-16 ACLS Public Fellow, Program Manager, Zócalo Public Square
2016-Present  Development Associate and Special Events Coordinator, University of Nevada,
                      Las Vegas Black Mountain Institute

Kelly Brown (2011)
Research Projects Manager, UC Humanities Research Institute

H. Christian Blood (2011)
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Underwood International College, Yonsei University Seoul, South Korea

Stephen Carter (2011)
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Dina El Dessouky (2011)
Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

Johanna Isaacson (2011)
Instructor of English, Modesto Jr. College

Dylan Music (MA 2011)
Teacher, The Bay School, Santa Cruz

Emily Sloan-Pace (PhD 2011)
Professor in Residence, Zoho Corporation, San Francisco
Development of continuing education curriculum, content development and refinement, brand positioning, employee engagement and retention.

Michael Ursell (PhD 2011)
Deputy Executive Editor/2014-16 ACLS Public Fellow, Los Angeles Review of Books
Development Associate & Special Events Coordinator, Black Mountain Institute, University of Nevada, Las Vegas http://blackmountaininstitute.org/about-us/staff.php

Christina Lee Stevenson (2011)
English Instructor, Solano Community College

Jennifer Brittan (PhD 2010)
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in American/African Diaspora Literary and Cultural Studies, University of the West Indies, Mona

Francesca Caparas (MA 2010)
Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

Natalie Hansen (2010)
PostDoc, East Tennessee State University

Katie Kanagawa (2010)
Lecturer, San Francisco State University

Julio Leal (2010)
English Instructor, Cabrillo College

Isela Ocegueda (2010)
English Instructor, South Mountain Community College

Laurel Kristin Voloder (2010)
Foreign Affairs Officer, State Department

Kelly Holt (2009)
English Writing Coordinator, Academy of Art University

Shigeru Suzuki (2009)
Visiting Professor, Lehigh University Bethlehem

Robin Tremblay-McGaw (2009)
Lecturer, Santa Clara University

Felice Blake (2008)
Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara

Maria E. Frangos (2008)
Company Manager, Shakespeare Santa Cruz

Helen Hauser (2008)
Copywriter, ICC Lowe

Karen Sotelino (2008)
Lecturer, Stanford University

Lisa Weiss (2008)
Lecturer and Assistant Director, Vanderbilt University

Aurélie Capron (2007)
Assistant Professor of French, Fayetteville State University

Veronica Flanagan (2007)
Lecturer, UC Santa Cruz

Gloria Chacón (2006)
Assistant Professor of Literature, UC San Diego

Alicia Estrada (2006)
Assistant Professor of Central American Studies, CSU Northridge

Sean Herrera-Thomas (2006)
Associate Faculty, English, College of the Redwoods

Jason Jacobs (PhD 2006)
Associate Dean of General Education and Associate Professor of Foreign Languages (French, Italian) at Roger Williams University
http://rwu.edu/academics/schools-colleges/fcas/faculty/jason-jacobs 

Chih-Min (Andy) Wang (2006)
Research Fellow, Academica Sinica, Taiwan

Victoria M. Bañales (PhD 2005)
English/ACE faculty, Cabrillo College

Adaline Holton (2005)
Assistant Professor of Literature, Stockton College of New Jersey

Michelle E. Morton (2005)
Instructional Librarian, Cabrillo College

Kurt Harris (2004)
Chair, English Department, Southern Utah University

Sheri Helvie (2004)
Chair, English Department, Pacific Collegiate School (Santa Cruz)

Dr. William (Rusty) Jones (PhD 2004)
Associate Professor of English, Murray State University, Murray, KY
Satire in the Elizabethan Era: An Activistic Art (Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture, forthcoming 2017)
Director, Murray Shakespeare Festival
wjones1@murraystate.edu

Gina Vallis (2004)
Lecturer, Writing Program, UC Santa Barbara

Tanya Kam (2003)
Assistant Professor of English, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

Maritza Stanchich (2003)
Associate Professor of English, University of Puerto Rico

Lisa Guerrero (2001)
Assistant Professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies, Washington State University

Christopher Breu (2000)
Associate Professor of English, Illinois State University

Scott Davis (2000)
Assistant Professor of English, CSU Stanislaus

Valerie Forman (2000)
Associate Professor of English, University of Colorado

Judith Haas (2000)
Assistant Professor of English, Co-Director of Postgraduate Fellowships, Rhodes College

Valerie Kaussen (2000)
Associate Professor of French (Romance Languages), University of Missouri

Rita Keresztesi
(2000)
Associate Professor of English, University of Oklahoma

Marc Schachter (2000)
Assistant Professor of French (Romance Studies), Duke University

1990-1999


Gordon Bigelow
(1998)
Associate Professor and Chair of English, Rhodes College

Leslie Bow (1993)
Associate Professor, English and Asian American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Russ Castronovo
Professor of English and American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Stuart Christie (1998)
Associate Professor of English, Hong Kong Baptist University

Sergio de la Mora (1999)
Associate Professor, Chicana/o Studies and Film Studies, UC Davis

Michael Doylen (1998)
Head, Archives Department, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Michelle Habell-Pallan (1997)
Associate Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Washington

Catherine John (1997)
Associate Professor of English, University of Oklahoma

David Luis-Brown (1998)
Assistant Professor of English, University of Miami

Harryette R. Mullen (1990)
Professor of English, UCLA

Ana Patricia Rodriguez (1998)
Associate Professor of U.S. Latina/o Literature, Latin American & Central American Literature (Department of Spanish & Portuguese), University of Maryland, College Park

Melinda Weinstein (1998)
Associate Professor and Chair of Humanities, Social Sciences and Communications, Lawrence Technical University