Kyle Rod Galindez

TitleGraduate Student
DivisionGraduate Studies Division
DepartmentSociology Department
AffiliationsHistory of Consciousness Department
Office124 Rachel Carson College
Campus Mail StopRachel Carson College
Kyle Rod Galindez

Research Interests

Marxism; Political Economy; Urban Political Ecology; Social Movements; Political Sociology; Theory; Comparative-Historical/Macro Sociology; Globalization; Qualitative Methods 

Biography, Education and Training

BA, Sociology - University of Cincinnati (2011)

MA, Sociology - University of Cincinnati (2014)

Honors, Awards and Grants

Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Program - $5000 research grant (UC Santa Cruz, 2017)

Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship (UC Santa Cruz, 2015 - 2021)

Charles Phelps Taft Undergraduate Senior Research Fellow Award - $3000 award (University of Cincinnati, 2011)

Horace J. Wolf Prize (University of Cincinnati, 2011)

Selected Presentations

“Russian Colonization in Shaping the Origins of the Aral Sea Tragedy, 1860-1917” at the 6th Annual UCLA History Graduate Students Association Conference, “Contexts of Crisis: Danger, Opportunity, and the Unknown.” UCLA. Los Angeles, CA. April, 2017

"Defend Mother Earth! ...and Sign My Petition? Metaphors, Tactics, and Environmental Movements" at the North Central Sociological Annual Meeting; Cincinnati, OH, 2014 

Teaching Interests

Courses taught:

SOC 1001 Introduction to Sociology (University of Cincinnati; Fall 2014) 
SOC 153 Sociology in a Global Context (Miami University - Middletown; Fall 2014; Spring 2015)
SOC 3007 Environmental Sociology (University of Cincinnati; Spring 2014; Spring 2015) 

Teaching Assistant:

SOCY 177E Eco-Metropolis (UC-Santa Cruz; Winter 2017)
SOC 1001 Introduction to Sociology (University of Cincinnati; Fall 2012; Fall 2013)
SOC 3041 Sociology of Education (University of Cincinnati; Spring 2013)


SOCY 126 Sociology of Sexualty (UC-Santa Cruz; Fall 2015; Summer 2016) 
SOCY 119 Sociology of Knowledge (UC-Santa Cruz; Winter 2016)
SOCY 178Z Sociology of Disability (UC-Santa Cruz; Summer 2016)