Adjunct Faculty

Christie G McCullen
  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Lecturer
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Affiliations Oakes College
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Rachel Carson College Academic Building, 227
  • Office Hours Thursdays 9:30-11:30AM; and by appointment
  • Mail Stop Rachel Carson College Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064

Research Interests


Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Year

Care Work




Popular Culture


Equitable Teaching Methods



Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Sociology and Feminist Studies, UCSC (2017)

M.A., Sociology, UCSC (2011)

M.S., Community Development, UC Davis (2008)

B.S.NR, Environmental Policy & Behavior, University of Michigan (2001)


Honors, Awards and Grants

·  UC Santa Cruz Center for Innovations in Teaching & Learning Faculty Fellowship. 2019-2020.

·  UC Santa Cruz Doctoral Student Sabbatical Fellowship. 2015.

·  UC Santa Cruz Chancellor’s Graduate Internship Fellowship. 2013.

·  UC Santa Cruz Regents’ and Fees Fellowship 2009.

·  UC Santa Cruz, Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 2015. 

·  UC Santa Cruz, Department of Sociology Excellence in Teaching Award. 2012. 

Teaching Interests

Sociology 178T: Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Care

Sociology 152: Body & Society

Sociology 129: Popular Culture 

Sociology 145: Masculinities

Sociology 1: Introduction to Sociology

Oakes 1: Oakes Core Course

CITL Teaching for Equity Graduate Certificate Program