Expert Directory

Pitzer College faculty experts are ready to assist the members of the media on a variety of topics. If you do not find the topic you’re looking for, contact Anna Chang at 909.607.0491 or anna_chang@pitzer.edu

Race relations:

Dipa Basu

Dipa Basu, PhD

Expertise:
African and Asian diasporic issues; Consumption; Economics and changing consumption patterns; Ethnicity; gender; race in popular culture; film and media representation; Globalization; Hip hop; Service learning and study abroad; Urban policies

José Z. Calderón

José Calderón, PhD

Expertise:
Chicano and Latino communities; Civil rights; Critical ethnography and participant observation; Experimental and service learning; Immigration; Healthcare policies; Language rights; Labor relations; Multi-ethnic coalitions; Race and ethnic relations; Urban community development; Urban and political sociology; US/Mexico relations.

Adrian Pantoja, PhD

Adrian Pantoja, PhD

Expertise:
American politics; California government and policy; Gangs; Immigration; Health care reform; Latino political behavior; Public opinion; Race relations; Racial and ethnic politics; Urban unrest.

Maria Soldatenko, PhD

Expertise:
Gender; Feminist Theory; Labor conditions for garment workers; Labor conditions for domestic workers; Race and class systems; Sweat shop conditions; Transnational women activism; Women and economic development.