Comparative Religion and Humanities

Alexandra Kokkinakis

Alexandra Kokkinakis is a lecturer at CSU Chico, predominantly teaching in the Department of Sociology. She holds an MA in Social Science as well as a BA in Religious Studies (with minors in Sociology and Ethics), both from CSU Chico. Kokkinakis teaches classes in the areas of popular culture, social problems, deviant behavior, and introductory sociology. Her research and teaching interests include sociomusicology, film and society, environmental sociology, social psychology, stigma, social inequalities, censorship, and countercultures. She also teaches in CSU Chico’s First Year Experience, offering courses on sustainability and identity, as well as introductory and women and religion courses for the Comparative Religion and Humanities Department. She is the piloting faculty for the "Green Cat" sections of the campus' new Camp Wildcat program and is the Program Director for S.T.O.P. (Stop Trafficking of Persons). Additional interests include music history and culture, film history, sustainable practices, and homeless advocacy. She is also a local artist and musician, coordinates various music and philanthropic events in the North State, and runs a record label.
Portrait of Alexandra Kokkinakis