Profiles in "Activism and Social Movements" Expertise Area

  • C. A. Griffith is an associate professor of film/media production and an award-winning filmmaker with more than three decades of film production experience. She's also proudly Afro-Latinx, despite her fading fluency ;)
  • K. Hazel Kwon (PhD in Communication, SUNY-Buffalo) is an associate professor at Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Her areas of research are social/digital media and society.
  • Switzer's interdisciplinary research combines several fields including critical girlhood studies, critical development and globalization studies, transnational feminist theory and feminist methods.
  • Ward is a social scientist whose research explores the intersection of Black cultural production, culture industries and urban placemaking efforts to advance arts practice and foster inclusive community development.
  • Swank studies the ways that stigmatized populations accept and challenge social inequalities. He has over 55 publications and often teaches classes on social movements and research methods.
  • Renee D. James is the Curator for Greater Arizona Collection. She is responsible for acquiring published, manuscript, and archival resources, and engaging in outreach activities.
  • Chanley has taught a range graduate and undergraduate courses in the social sciences, with focus on public administration and political science, especially in public policy, women and gender, ethnic and racial studies.
  • Dr. Jessica Solyom has over 20 years of experience in research and programs focused on the promotion of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in academic and professional spaces.