Yvonne Patricia Sherwood
  • Title
    • Graduate Student
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
    • Feminist Studies Department
  • Affiliations Feminist Studies Department
  • Phone
    831-459-3516 (msg)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Rachel Carson College Academic Building, #211
  • Mail Stop Rachel Carson College Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064

Research Interests

Feminist anticolonial/Indigenist theories and Fourth World methodologies, radical pedagogy, nature, law, race,  social movements, and identity (politics, limits, and strategies).

 

 

Biography, Education and Training

  • Masters Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • B.A. Sociology, Eastern Washington University, summa cum laude
  • B.A. Women's & Gender Studies, Eastern Washington University, summa cum laude
  • Minors: American Indian Studies and Chican@ Studies
  • A.A. Yakima Valley Community College, Ethnic Studies Concentration

 

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • President's Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2018-2019
  • Jessica Roy Memorial Award, UC Santa Cruz, 2018-2019
  • Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, Summer 2018
  • UCSC Department of Sociology Travel Grant, Summer 2018
  • UCSC Department of Sociology Research Grant, Summer 2018
  • ASA "Bridging the Gap" Mini-conference Travel Grant, Summer 2018
  • Graduate Dean's Diversity Fellowship, 2011-2016
  • UCSC Re-entry Scholarship Recipient, 2012-2013 and 2017
  • Francis B. Huston Medallion Recipient, 2010-2011
  • Jeffers Chertok Dean’s Honor Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior, 2010- 2011
  • Ronald E. McNair Scholars Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program Recipient, 2009-2011
  • Women’s and Gender Studies Scholarship, Eastern Washington University, 2010-2011
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Travel Grant, Eastern Washington University, 2010
  • Jeffers Chertok Scholarship Award, Eastern Washington University, 2009-2010
  • Dean’s List, Eastern Washington University, 2008-2011
  • Foundation Scholarship Award, Yakima Valley Community College, 2007-2008

Selected Presentations

  • # "Mapping the Crossing between Critical Race and Ethnic Studies and Environmental Studies," presented at the 42nd Annual National Association for Ethnic Studies Converence "Research as Ceremony: Decolonizing Ethnic Studies," with Jessica Whatcott and Nadia Roche
  • # "Dreaming the Archive," presented at the UC Davis Native American Studies Graduate Student Symposium

Teaching Interests

  • Teaching Assistant, UCSC 
  • SOCY   1         Introduction to Sociology (Spring 2013) 
  • SOCY   111     Family and Society (Fall 2012) 
  • SOCY   136     Social Psychology (Winter 2013) 
  • SOCY   128     Race and Law (Summer 2014, Fall 2014). 
  • Related experience:
  • UCSC EOP, Pathways to Research Mentor (2013-2014)