STPEC

To accommodate students' broad interests and diverse backgrounds, course requirements are flexible.

STPEC Instructors

Fall 2014


James Boyce
Instructor for STPEC 491H: Economics, the Environment and Social Justice
Office: 816 Thompson Hall
Phone: 577-0816
E-mail: boyce@econs.umass.edu
Professor of Economics, UMass Amherst

Hari Kumar
STPEC Seminar Instructor (STPEC 392H)
E-mail: hkumar@english.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in English

Graciela Monteagudo
STPEC Seminar Instructor (STPEC 391H) and Instructor for STPEC 190A: Introduction to Radical Social Theory in Historical Context
Office: E-27C Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-3883
E-mail: gracielamonteagudo@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Associate Director and Honors Program Director.

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Jordana Rosenberg
Instructor for STPEC 492H: Marxism, Queer Theory and Materialism
Office: B453 Bartlett Hall
Phone: 545-2576
E-mail: jrosenberg@english.umass.edu
Associate Professor of English, UMass Amherst

Sigrid Schmalzer
Instructor for STPEC 291SJ: Making Change and STPEC 291X: STPEC Executive Committee
E-mail: sigrid@history.umass.edu
STPEC Program Director and Associate Professor of History

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Mark Silverman
TA for STPEC 190A
E-mail: mssilver@econs.umass.edu
graduate student in Economics, UMass Amherst

Anastasia Wilson
TA for STPEC 190A RAP section
E-mail: anastasw@econs.umass.edu
graduate student in Economics, UMass Amherst

Spring 2014


Hari Kumar
STPEC Seminar Instructor (STPEC 391H)
E-mail: hkumar@english.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in English

Sarah Cantillon
Instructor for STPEC 491H: Global Health Inequalities
EMail: scantillon@umass.edu
Director of the Equality Studies Graduate Programme at the UCD School of Social Justice in Dublin.

Katherine Mallory
Instructor for STPEC 498Y Internship, STPEC 494PI/497P Praxis
Office: E-27D Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0137
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director.
B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006)

Graciela Monteagudo
STPEC Seminar Instructor (STPEC 392H) and Instructor for STPEC 101, Intro to STPEC
Office: E-27C Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-3883
E-Mail: gracielamonteagudo@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Associate Director and Honors Program Director.

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Sigrid Schmalzer
Instructor for STPEC 291Q: Science for the People; STPEC 291R: STPEC Brown Bag Activist Lunch; STPEC 291X: STPEC Executive Committee
E-Mail: sigrid@history.umass.edu
STPEC Program Director and Associate Professor of History

Robert E. Weir
Instructor for STPEC 493H: American Labor: Theory, Work, and Movements
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
EMail: weir.r@comcast.net
Robert Weir is a Visiting Lecturer in the History Departments at Smith College and UMass Amherst.

FALL 2013


Hari Kumar
STPEC Seminar Instructor (STPEC 392H)
E-mail: hkumar@english.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in English

Elke Heckner
Instructor for STPEC 491H: TransNational Politics of Memory: Holocaust, Genocide and 9/11
EMail: eheckner@gmail.com

Katherine Mallory
Instructor for STPEC 498Y Internship, STPEC 494PI/497P Praxis and STPEC 101 Intro to STPEC
Office: E-27D Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0137
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006)

Graciela Monteagudo
Instructor for STPEC 291X: Executive Committee and STPEC Seminar series (STPEC 391H)
Office: E-27C Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-3883
E-Mail: gracielamonteagudo@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Associate Director and Honors Program Director

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Anna Schrade
Instructor for STPEC 493H: Black Paris
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
Anna Schrade is a Five College Associate and cultural anthropologist whose teaching and research focuses on European minority cultures, African Diasporas, transnational Migration, visual culture studies, critical race theory and postcolonial studies.

Joel Saxe
Instructor for STPEC 492H: Revisioning the New Deal
Office: Machmer 34C
Phone: 545-1311
E-Mail: jsaxe@comm.umass.edu
Joel Saxe is a Lecturer in the Communications Department at UMass Amherst.

SPRING 2013


Antonia Carcelén
STPEC Seminar Instructor
E-mail: antoniac@acad.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature

Erbin Crowell
Instructor for STPEC 493H: The Co-operative Commonwealth: Is There a Third Way?
E-Mail: erbin3@gmail.com
Erbin Crowell is an Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut and Executive Director of the Neighboring Food Co-op Association.

Reyes Lázaro
Instructor for STPEC 491H: Solidarity… Forever? Representations of the Spanish Revolution and Civil War
E-Mail: rlazaro@smith.edu
Reyes Lázaro is a Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Smith College.

Katherine Mallory
Instructor for STPEC 498Y Internship, STPEC 494A Praxis and STPEC 101 Intro to STPEC
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0137
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006)

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Sreela Sarkar
STPEC Seminar Instructor
E-Mail: ssarkar@comm.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Communication; M.A. Communication, University of Illinois (2004); B.A. English Literature, St. Stephen's College (1997)

Sigrid Schmalzer
Instructor for STPEC 291Q: Science for the People and STPEC 291R: STPEC Brown Bag Activist Lunch
E-Mail: sigrid@history.umass.edu
Acting Associate Program Director and Associate Professor of History

Christopher Tinson
Instructor for STPEC 492H: Black Radicalism in the U.S. & Beyond, 1960s and 70s
E-Mail: ctinson@hampshire.edu
Christopher Tinson is an Associate Professor in African American Studies at Hampshire College.

Fall 2012


Michael Aleo
Fall 2012 Instructor for STPEC 492H section 2: Public Policy Perspectives from the Left, Right, and Center: The Constitution, the Congress, the Courts, and the Blogs
E-mail: mealeo@yahoo.com
Michael Aleo currently practices law at the offices of Lesser, Newman & Nasser, focusing primarily on employment, civil rights, and personal injury law. He has also practiced at the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and taught legal writing and research at New England Law, Boston. Michael Aleo is an alumnus of the STPEC Program.

Antonia Carcelén
STPEC Seminar Instructor
E-mail: antoniac@acad.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature

Katherine Mallory
Instructor for STPEC 498Y Internship, STPEC 494A Praxis and STPEC 101 Intro to STPEC
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0137
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006)

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Sreela Sarkar
STPEC Seminar Instructor
E-Mail: ssarkar@comm.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Communication; M.A. Communication, University of Illinois (2004); B.A. English Literature, St. Stephen's College (1997)

Anna Schrade
Fall 2012 Instructor for STPEC 493H: Art, Activism and Minority Cultures in Contemporary Europe
E-Mail: aschrade@hampshire.umass.edu
Five College Associate and cultural anthropologist whose teaching and research focuses on European minority cultures, Afrian diasporas, transnational Migration, visual culture studies, critical race theory and postcolonial studies

Preston Smith
Fall 2012 instructor for STPEC 491H: Urban Political Economy
E-Mail: psmith@mtholyoke.edu
Associate Professor of Politics at Mount Holyoke College

 

Spring 2012

Antonia Carcelén
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: antoniac@acad.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature

Phil Cox
Spring 2012 Instructor for STPEC 493H: The Politics of Law: Critiques of Western Legal Theory and Practice
Office: Philosophy Department, LAR 386, UMass Dartmouth
Phone: 508 999-8349
E-Mail: pcox@umassd.edu
Associate Professor of Philosophy at UMass Dartmouth

Glendene Lemard
Spring 2012 Instructor for STPEC 492H: International Political Economy, Global Health and National Development
Office: School of Public Health, 314 Arnold House
Phone: 545-2379
E-Mail: glemard@schoolph.umass.edu
Research Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Katherine Mallory
Instructor for STPEC 498Y Internship, STPEC 494A Praxis and STPEC 197I Intro to STPEC
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006).

Sayres Rudy
Spring 2012 Instructor for STPEC 491H: Resistance: Gandhi, Fanon, and Paradigms of Violence
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: srudy@hampshire.edu
Sayres Rudy is a Visiting Lecturer and has taught previously for the School of Social Sciences at Hampshire College, for the Political Science Department at Amherst College and for the STPEC Program

Sreela Sarkar
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-Mail: ssarkar@comm.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Communication; M.A. Communication, University of Illinois (2004); B.A. English Literature, St. Stephen's College (1997)

 


Fall 2011

 

Antonia Carcelén
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: tba
Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature

Sreela Sarkar
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
ssarkar@comm.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Communication; M.A. Communication, University of Illinois (2004); B.A. English Literature, St. Stephen's College (1997)

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Amilcar Shabazz
Fall 2011 Instructor for STPEC 491H: Heritage of the Oppressed
Office: Afro-American Studies, New Africa House
Phone: 545-2751
E-mail: shabazz@afroam.umass.edu
Chair of Afro-American Studies Department, UMass Amherst

Banu Subramaniam
Spring 2011 Instructor for STPEC 492H:Feminism, Science and Religion: A Comparative Analysis
Office: Women's Studies, Bartlett Hall
E-mail: banu@wost.umass.edu
Associate Professor in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, UMass Amherst

Katherine Mallory
Instructor for STPEC 498Y Internship, STPEC 494A Praxis and STPEC 197I Intro to STPEC
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006).

Spring 2011

 

James Fiorentino
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: jdfioren@history.umass.edu
Master's student in History; B.A. History, UMass Amherst (2007)

Sreela Sarkar
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
ssarkar@comm.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Communication; M.A. Communication, University of Illinois (2004); B.A. English Literature, St. Stephen's College (1997)

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Sayres Rudy
Spring 2011 Instructor for STPEC 491H: Occupation as Sovereign Excess
Office: STPEC Program
Phone: 545-0043
E-mail: srudy@hampshire.edu
Visiting Lecturer

Vahram Elagoz
Spring 2011 Instructor for STPEC 492H:Assaults on the Environment: Responses and Consequences
Office: PERI, Gordon Hall
E-mail: velagoz@cns.umass.edu
PERI Research Fellow; Adjunct Faculty for Department of Environmental Conservation

Wilson Valentín-Escobar
Spring 2011 Instructor for STPEC 493H: Artivism and the Social Imagination
Office: Sociology, Hampshire College
Phone: 559-5102
wvalentin@hampshire.edu
Assistant Professor of Sociology and American Studies at Hampshire College

Katherine Mallory
Instructor for STPEC 498Y Internship, STPEC 494A Praxis and STPEC 197I Intro to STPEC
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006).

Fall 2010

 

James Fiorentino
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: jdfioren@history.umass.edu
Master's student in History; B.A. History, UMass Amherst (2007)

Sreela Sarkar
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
ssarkar@comm.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Communication; M.A. Communication, University of Illinois (2004); B.A. English Literature, St. Stephen's College (1997)

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Preston Smith
Fall 2010 Instructor for STPEC 491H: Race and Urban Political Economy
Office: Politics Dept., Mount Holyoke College
Phone: 538-2132
E-mail: psmith@mtholyoke.edu
Associate Professor of Politics; Politics & Weissman Center for Leadership and the Liberal Arts

Doug Smith
Fall 2010 Instructor for STPEC 492H: Labor Theory and Ideology
Office: STPEC Program, E-27A Machmer
E-mail: dsmith@tm.edu
Professor of Law and practicing attorney, Project Peacemaker Tribal Advocacy Program.

Flavio Risech
Fall 2010 Instructor for STPEC 493H: Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
Office: Franklin Patterson Hall G-10, Hampshire College
Phone: 559-5504
frisech@hampshire.edu
Professor of Critical Social Inquiry at Hampshire College

Katherine Mallory
Instructor for STPEC 498Y Internship and STPEC 494A Praxis
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006).

 


Spring 2010


James Fiorentino
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: jdfioren@history.umass.edu
Master's student in History; B.A. History, UMass Amherst (2007)

Sreela Sarkar
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
ssarkar@comm.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Communication; M.A. Communication, University of Illinois (2004); B.A. English Literature, St. Stephen's College (1997)

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Barbara Cruikshank
491H: Protest and Rebellion
cruiksha@polsci.umass.edu; 545-6180
Associate Professor in the Political Science Department at UMass Amherst.

Ramón Borges-Méndez
492H: Bubble 2009: The Origins and Impact of the Current Crisis
RFBorges@comcast.net
Ramón Borges-Méndez is currently a Visiting Associate Professor at Clark University, International Development, Community and Environment Program and an alumnus of the STPEC Program.

Darcy Buerkle
493H: Thinking Through Gender and Sexuality in History
dbuerkle@smith.edu; 585-3724
Darcy Buerkle is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Smith College.



Fall 2009

 

James Fiorentino
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: jdfioren@history.umass.edu
Master's student in History; B.A. History, UMass Amherst (2007)

Sreela Sarkar
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
ssarkar@comm.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Communication; M.A. Communication, University of Illinois (2004); B.A. English Literature, St. Stephen's College (1997)

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Paula Chakravartty
Fall 2009 Instructor for STPEC 491H: Media and Politics in the Global South
Office: Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-6346
E-mail: pchakrav@comm.umass.edu
Associate Professor of Communication at UMass Amherst

David Mednicoff
Fall 2009 Instructor for STPEC 492H: International Human Rights -- Legal Global Universalism or Western Hegemony?
Office: 438 Thompson Hall
Phone: 577-1238
mednic@legal.umass.edu
Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Public Policy at UMass Amherst

Anna Schrade
Fall 2009 Instructor for STPEC 493H: Black Paris
annaschrade@web.de
Lecturer, STPEC Program, UMass Amherst

Katherine Mallory
Instructor for STPEC 498Y Internship and STPEC 494A Praxis
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006).

 

Spring 2009


Antonia Carcelén
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: antoniac@acad.umass.edu
Phone: 545-3085
Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature; B.A. in Philosophy.

Christopher Hamilton
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-mail: hamilton@educ.umass.edu
Master's Student in the Social Justice Education Program in the School of Education; BA in Philosophy

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

James Boyce
Spring 2009 Instructor for STPEC 491H: The Political Economy of the Environment
Office: Thompson Hall
Phone:  545-0915
E-mail: boyce@econs.umass.edu
Professor of Economics at UMass Amherst

Águstin Lao-Montes
Spring 2009 Instructor for STPEC 492H: Decolonizing Knowledge-Power: Afro-American & Native American Critical Theories and Social Movements
Office: Thompson Hall
Phone: 545-0577
E-mail: lao@soc.umass.edu
Professor of Sociology at UMass Amherst

Ramón Borges Méndez
Fall 2008 Instructor for STPEC 493H: Research Methods and Social Change
Office: UMass Boston, Public Policy, McCormick Hall, Room 419, 3rd floor
Phone: 617 287-5550
E-mail: ramon.borges@umb.edu
Professor of Public Policy at UMass Boston

Katherine Mallory
STPEC 498Y Internship, STPEC 494A Praxis and STPEC 197I Intro to STPEC Instructor
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. student in Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006).

 

Fall 2008


Christopher Hamilton
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-mail: hamilton@educ.umass.edu
Master's Student in the Social Justice Education Program in the School of Education; BA in Philosophy

Antonia Carcelén
STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: antoniac@acad.umass.edu
Phone: 545-3085
Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature; B.A. in Philosophy.

Ethan Myers
STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Sayres Rudy
Fall 2008 Instructor for STPEC 491H: The Neo-Colonial Present: Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone:  545-0043
E-mail: srss@hampshire.edu
Visiting Lecturer, has taught previously for the School of Social Science at Hampshire College, for the Political Science Department at Amherst College, and for the STPEC Program.

Michael D. Ford
Fall 2008 Instructor for STPEC 492H: Black Politics: Cartographies of Race and Class
Office: School of Social Science, Hampshire College
Phone: 559-6176
E-mail: michaeldford@comcast.net
Professor of Social Science at Hampshire College

Susan Shapiro
Fall 2008 Instructor for STPEC 493H: Religion, State, Secularization: Negotiating jewish Modernities
Office: Judaic and NE Studies, Herter Hall, UMass Amherst
Phone: 545-4464
E-mail: shapiro@judnea.umass.edu
Associate Professor of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies at UMass Amherst

Katherine Mallory
STPEC 498Y Internship and STPEC 494A Praxis Instructor
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. student in Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006).

Spring 2008


Katherine Mallory, STPEC 498Y Internship and STPEC 494A Praxis Instructor
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. student in Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006).

Geert Dhondt, STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
Office: 822 Thompson Hall
E-mail: geert@econs.umass.edu
B.S. Aerospace Engineering/Science, Technology and Globalization with Environmental Concentration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (2000), Ph.D. student in Economics, UMass Amherst

Mirangla Buggs, STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: negracimarrona@yahoo.com
B.A. Interdisciplinary and Women’s Studies, Friends World College/Program, Long Island University (1993), M.A. Gender Studies and Feminist Theory, New School for Social Research (1998), Ph.D. student in Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst

Ethan Myers, STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Falguni Sheth, Spring 2008 Instructor for STPEC 491H: Post September 11 World: An Exception or Business as Usual?
Office: Franklin Patterson Hall G-9, Hampshire College
Phone:  ext 6103
E-mail: fsheth@hampshire.edu
Assistant Professor in Social Sciences at Hampshire College

Michael D. Ford, Spring 2008 Instructor for STPEC 492H: Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism: Identity and the Political Order
Office: School of Social Science, Hampshire College
Phone:
E-mail:
Professor of Social Science at Hampshire College

Darcy C. Buerkle, Spring 2008 Instructor for STPEC 493H: Thinking Sexuality and Gender in History
Office: Hillyer 308, Smith College
Phone: 585-3724
E-mail: dbuerkle@email.smith.edu
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Smith College

Karen Lederer, Spring 2008 Instructor for STPEC 294A: Career Planning for STPEC Majors
Office: 208 Bartlett Hall, UMass Amherst
Phone: 545-1922
E-mail: lederer@wost.umass.edu
Advisor/Fieldwork Coordinator, Women’s Studies, UMass Amherst

Fall 2007

Katherine Mallory, STPEC 498Y Internship and STPEC 494A Praxis Instructor
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. student in Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006).

Geert Dhondt, STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
Office: 822 Thompson Hall
E-mail: geert@econs.umass.edu
B.S. Aerospace Engineering/Science, Technology and Globalization with Environmental Concentration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (2000), Ph.D. student in Economics, UMass Amherst

Mirangla Buggs, STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: negracimarrona@yahoo.com
B.A. Interdisciplinary and Women’s Studies, Friends World College/Program, Long Island University (1993), M.A. Gender Studies and Feminist Theory, New School for Social Research (1998), Ph.D. student in Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst

Ethan Myers, STPEC Junior Writing Instructor, Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: ecmyers@english.umass.edu
B.A. Environmental Studies and Earth Studies, Guildford College (2002), M.A. American Studies, English Department, UMass Amherst (2007)

Sangeeta Kamat, Fall 2007 Instructor for STPEC 491H: Gender and International Development
Office: Hill House South, UMass
Phone: 545-4586
E-mail: skamat@educ.umass.edu
Associate Professor in Educational Policy Resource and Administration at UMass Amherst

Martha Ackelsberg, Fall 2007 Instructor for STPEC 492H: Anarchism and Revolution: The Spanish Civil War
Office: 10 Prospect St., #104, Smith College
Phone: 585-3533
E-mail: mackelsb@smith.edu
www.smith.edu/gov/fac_mackelsberg.html
Professor of Government at Smith College and a Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor

Myrna Breitbart, Fall 2007 Instructor for STPEC 493H: The Crafted City: Urban Regeneration and the New Cultural Economy
Office: Franklin Patterson Hall Room 206, Hampshire College
Phone: 559-5457
E-mail: mbreitbart@hampshire.edu
Professor of Geography and Urban Studies at Hampshire College.

 

Spring 2007

Katherine Mallory, STPEC 498Y Internship and STPEC 494A Praxis Instructor
Office: E-27A Machmer Hall
Phone: 545-0043
E-Mail: stpecinternship@sbs.umass.edu
STPEC Chief Academic Advisor and Internship Director. B.A. Religion, Davidson College (1989), M.Ed. student in Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst (2006).

Geert Dhondt, STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
Office: 822 Thompson Hall
E-mail: geert@econs.umass.edu
B.S. Aerospace Engineering/Science, Technology and Globalization with Environmental Concentration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (2000), Ph.D. student in Economics, UMass Amherst

Joseph Rebello, STPEC Junior Seminar Instructor
E-mail: jrebello@econs.umass.edu
Ph.D. student in Economics, UMass Amherst

Mirangela Buggs, STPEC Junior Writing: Writing for Critical Consciousness
E-mail: negracimarrona@yahoo.com
B.A. Interdisciplinary and Women’s Studies, Friends World College/Program, Long Island University (1993), M.A. Gender Studies and Feminist Theory, New School for Social Research (1998), Ph.D. student in Social Justice Education, UMass Amherst

Roberto Márquez, Spring 2007 Instructor for STPEC 491H: Comparative Caribbean Literature
Office: Latin American Studies Program, Skinner Hall 106, Mount Holyoke College
Phone:  413-538-2385
E-mail: rmarquez@mtholyoke.edu
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Anny Rivera-Ottenberger, Spring 2007 Instructor for STPEC 492H:  Government and Society: Contemporary Latin America/ Global Markets and Local Resistance
Office:  W- 05- 93 Wheatley Hall, Department of Political Science, UMass Boston
Phone: (617) 287-6933
E-mail: anny.rivera@umb.edu
Adjuct/Lecturer, Political Science Department, UMass Boston

Ginetta Candelario, Spring 2007 Instructor for STPEC 493H: Blackness in the Americas
Office: Sociology and LAS, Smith College
Phone: 585-3454
E-mail: GCANDELA@email.smith.edu
Associate Professor of  Sociology and Latin American & Latina/o Studies at Smith College