Programs and Initiatives

Native Ocean Beach

The Department of American Culture houses three formally constituted ethnic studies programs: Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies, Latina/o Studies, and Native American Studies. Recent faculty hiring has established the areas of Arab and Muslim American studies and Digital Studies as well. The Department also has significant strength in African American studies with many faculty members active in this field.

Ethnic Studies

African American Studies

Arab and Muslim American Studies

Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies

Latina/o Studies

Native American Studies


Digital Studies