Sociology Staff

Sociology@UCSC is staffed by an interracial international politically charged team who are educated in the fields of community studies, creative writing, critical dance theory and performance management, feminist studies, fine art, and sociology. They most sincerely love the various and extensive roles they play within the department and its community.
Colleen K Massengale
  • Title
    • SJRC Manager
    • Sociology Department Assistant
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Science & Justice Research Center
    • Sociology Department
  • Phone
    831-459-2653 (SOCY), 831-459-2849 (SJRC)
  • Email
  • Fax
    831-459-3518
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Rachel Carson College Academic Building, 223
    • Oakes College, SJRC, Room 233
  • Office Hours SJRC: Monday (9-12), Tuesday/Wednesday (9AM-5PM) Sociology: Monday (1-5), Thursday/Friday (9AM-5PM)
  • Mail Stop Rachel Carson College Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064

Summary of Expertise

SJRC

  • Programming, Conferences and other Gatherings, Visiting Scholar and Artist-in-Residency Programs
  • Academic Personnel, Budget and Resource Management
  • Research Profile and Foci Administrative Management
  • Fundraising Outreach and Donor Cultivation
  • Curriculm Building and Training Program Management
  • Raising the Science and Justice Public Platform: development, engagement, activism 

Sociology

  • Events, Colloquium Series, Professionalization Workshops
  • Finances and Fundraising Outreach
  • Website and Social Media
  • Faculty Research Administration and Award Support

Research Interests

Institutional accountability; production and dissemination of knowledge; professional development of graduate students, staff and faculty

Biography, Education and Training

University of California, Riverside:
2002 - B.A. Critical Dance Studies (History and Theory)
2002 - B.A. Sociology (Intercultural and Interpersonal Relations)