Faculty and Staff Directory

Director

Sara Cooper
Director of Multicultural and Gender Studies and advisor for all majors and minors. 

Staff

Kathleen J. Williams
Administrative Support Coordinator

Maritza Mora
Student Office Assistant

Unique Torres
Student Office Assistant

Core Faculty

Nandi S. Crosby
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Sociology Department

Lisa E. Emmerich
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and History Department

Susan Frawley
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Anthropology Department

Susan M. Green
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and History Department

Molly Heck
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Social Work Department

Paul Lopez
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Sociology Department

Sherrow O. Pinder
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Political Science Department

Patricia (Micki) Lennon
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Religious Studies Department

Kristen Mahlis
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies

Tray Robinson
Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Bruce Smith-Peters
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and the Social Science Program

Patricia Tirado
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and the History Department

Joshuah M. Whittinghill
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

Mim Roeder
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Social Science Program

Affiliated Faculty

Tracy R. Butts
English Department

Ayde Enríquez-Loya
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and the English Department

Liahna Gordon
Sociology Department

LaDona Knigge
Geography and Planning Department

Kate McCarthy
Chair of the Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities
General Education Theme O (Women’s Issues) Advisor
Religious Studies Department 

Anna B. Moore
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and English Department

Laura Nice
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and the Humanities Center

Eugenie L. Rovai
Social Science Program

Stephen Sherlock
Political Science Department

Sarah Pike 
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Comparative Religion and Humanities Department

Marie Downing
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Music and Theatre Program

Amrit Kajla
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and School of Nursing 

Gwin Richter
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and School of Nursing 

Melody Proebstel
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and School of Social Work 

Theodore Singelis 
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Psychology Department 

Lesa Johnson
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Sociology Department

Sinwoo Lee
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and History Department 

Sandra Flake 
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and English Department 

Beth Shook
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Anthropology Department 

Sarah Gagnebin
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Comparative Religion and Humanities Department

Meagan Meloy
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Political Science and Criminal Justice Department 

Diana Flannery 
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and Health and Community Services Department 

Gayle Hutchinson
The Office of the President 

Emerita

Carol Burr, former Directer
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and English Department 

Elizabeth Renfro, former Director
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies and English Department

Kurt Nordstrum, former Director 
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies

Claire Ferrar, former Director
Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies

Paul Zingg, former CSU Chico President (2003-2016)

Interested in learning more about one of our two majors and eight minors?

Contact one of our coordinators for more information. 

African American Studies, Asian American Studies, and Multicultural Studies Coordinator
  • Sara E. Cooper, Director of MCGS
    530-898-5158
    Siskiyou 102

American Indian Studies Coordinator

Chicano Studies Advisor

Sexual Diversity Studies Coordinator and Advisor

Women’s Studies Minor Coordinator

  • Sara E. Cooper, Director of MCGS
    530-898-5158
    Siskiyou 102
 Managing Diversity in Organizations Coordinator
  • Sara E. Cooper, Director of MCGS
    530-898-5158
    Siskiyou 102