Lecturer Faculty

Lecturer Faculty in the Latina/Latino Studies Department share their research, scholarship, creative works and community projects through the classes they teach. Please note that the Lecturer Faculty’s service to the University does not include serving as academic advisors or chairs of a student’s thesis committee.

John Calloway

John Calloway

Title: Lecturer Faculty

Appointment: 1999

Research Interests: Equity and social justice in the arts

Michelini Castillo

Vreni Michelini- Castillo

Title: Lecturer Faculty

Appointment: 2019

Research Interests: Decoloniality, Indigenous Medicine, LATAM Art History, Anahuac & Tolteca knowledge, LATAM Cinema, Spirituality, Hip Hop, Critical Race Theory, Critical Ethnic Studies, Interdisciplinary Art, Intersectionality, Labor in the Arts, Feminist Studies, Queer Studies & Institutional Critique.

Nestor Castillo

Nestor Castillo

Title: Lecturer Faculty

Appointment: 2014

Research Interests: Latin American Social Medicine, Community Health, Governance and Political Participation, Central American History and Politics.

Brigitte Davila

Brigitte Davila

Title: Lecturer Faculty

Appointment: 1994

Research Interests: Law and public policy, with an emphasis on community activism.

Daniel Acosta Elkan

Daniel Acosta Elkan

Title: Lecturer Faculty

Appointment: 2018

Research Interests: Puerto Ricans in the U.S., cross-racial activism, migration studies, social movements, citizenship.

Leticia Hernandez

Leticia Hernandez

Title: Lecturer Faculty

Appointment: 1998; 2002; 2016

Research Interests: Central American Studies and local San Francisco history and populations.

Yvette Rico

Yvette Rico

Title: Lecturer Faculty

Appointment: 2020

Research Interests: Burnout and stress in psychology graduate students and psychologists. 

Eileene C. Tejada

Eileene C. Tejada

Title: Lecturer Faculty

Appointment: 2018

Research Interests: Application of African, Indigenous and Caribbean epistemologies and pedagogies to expand ways of knowing and being in the American classroom. 

John Ulloa

John Ulloa

Title: Lecturer Faculty

Appointment: 2016

Research Interests: Lowriding Culture, Globalization of Lowriding, Visual Anthropology, Identity, Cultural Diffusion. 

Daisy Zamora-Evans

Daisy Zamora-Evans

Title: Lecturer Faculty

Appointment: 2011

Research Interests: Cultural studies, media studies, visual culture, literature, art and political studies. 

Meet LTNS Faculty Members