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  • Manisha embodies the modern, global, diasporic South Asian: she was born in Kenya, raised in Australia. Her love of reading comes through in her writing. Read more...

  • Sterling Bennett is a retired professor of Philosophy from Sonoma State University. Read more...

  • Bill is the curriculum editor of Rethinking Schools and the co-director of the Zinn Education Project. Read more...

  • Purushottama Bilimoria is a Visiting Professor in Religious & International Studies Program and Chancellor's Public Scholar at U.C. Berkeley. Read more...

  • José Antonio "Tony" Burciaga (1940 - October 7, 1996) was a Chicano artist, poet, and writer who explored issues of Chicano identity and American society. Read more...

  • Christopher Key Chapple is the Navin and Pratima Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology at Loyola Marymount University. Read more...

  • Deepak is President of the nonprofit Taksha University in Hampton, Virginia. Read more...

  • Easwaran started a small press in Berkeley to serve as the publishing branch of the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation. Read more...

  • Amana Fontanella-Khan’s new book, Pink Sari Revolution, delves into the astounding success of India’s fearless women who have taken it upon themselves to protect the poor and call out the country’s most corrupt officials. Read more...

  • Robert Girling is a Professor in the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University.Read more...

  • Mira Lisa Katz teaches at Sonoma State University. Her recently released title is called "Moving Ideas". Read more...

  • Chuck Kerns is a retired engineer who sometimes works at Stanford University. Read more...

  • Founder of the free Khan Academy, which has revolutionized education by providing free lessons online, and now supported with grants from Microsoft to Google. Read more...

  • Barry was the long time President of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, and is now the Director of Research and Policy, and a Lecturer in Residence, at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Read more...

  • Leeder taught Sociology for 23 years at Ithaca College and is now the Dean of the School of Social Sciences at SSU and a Professor of Sociology. Read more...

  • Rick Luttmann has been a Professor of Mathematics at Sonoma State University since 1970. Read more...

  • Lopa is a writer of fiction, essays, poems, plays, documentary scripts. She is conversant in English, French, Sanskrit and a number of Indian languages. She lives in Silicon Valley, California, and works as a software architect. Read more...

  • Ruthanne Lum McCunn is a writer of Chinese and Scottish descent whose award-winning work has been translated into eleven languages, published in twenty-two countries, and adapted for the stage and film. Read more...

  • A distinguished Alumni of SSU, Daniel's academic career is tailored toward continuing education within graduate school. Specifically, he will progress his comprehension of psychological statistics. Read more...

  • Lopa is a writer of fiction, essays, poems, plays, documentary scripts. She is conversant in English, French, Sanskrit and a number of Indian languages. She lives in Silicon Valley, California, and works as a software architect. Read more...

  • Michael Nagler is Professor emeritus of Classics and Comparative Literature at UC, Berkeley, where he co-founded the Peace and Conflict Studies Program, and is the founder of the Metta Center for Nonviolence. Read more...

  • Pedro Noguera is an urban sociologist whose scholarship and research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions in the urban environment. Read more...

  • Teed is a philosopher of science in the Anglo-American Analytic tradition. He sees the American pragmatists, especially John Dewey, as the root that connects these two allegedly conflicting traditions. Teed is also a musician, and the only person to play Hindustani Ragas on the Touchstyle Fretboard. Read more...

  • Dr. Rockwell has spent over 60 years in nuclear technologies. He is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society and recipient of its first Lifetime Contribution Award, now known as the Rockwell Award. Read more...

  • Roshni Rustomji-Kerns (Ph.D., U of California-Berkeley), Professor Emerita at Sonoma State University, is currently Visiting Scholar at the Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford University (1996-1998). Read more...

  • Roshni Rustomji-Kerns (Ph.D., U of California-Berkeley), Professor Emerita at Sonoma State University, is currently Visiting Scholar at the Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford University (1996-1998). Read more...

  • In the late 80’s and early 90’s, Rashmi was concerned about the History/Social Sciences reforms for California’s public schools, and the ‘Culture Wars’ it gave rise to; this culminated in her publishing many educational booklets, lesson plans and more about India, as Vidya Books. Read more...

  • In the late 80’s and early 90’s, Rashmi was concerned about the History/Social Sciences reforms for California’s public schools, and the ‘Culture Wars’ it gave rise to; this culminated in her publishing many educational booklets, lesson plans and more about India, as Vidya Books. Read more...

  • Sidhwa is best known for her collaborative work with Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta: Sidhwa wrote both the 1991 novel Ice Candy Man which served as the basis for Mehta's 1998 film Earth as well as the 2006 novel Water: A Novel which is based upon Mehta's 2005 film Water. Read more...

  • Beverly Slapin is a lifelong learner and longtime educator in the field of critical multiculturalism. She was executive director of KIDS (Keys to Introducing Disability in Society) project, cofounder and executive director of Oyate, and a children's content editor for MultiCultural Review. Title: Basic Skills Caucasian Americans Workbook. Read more...

  • Solomon is a longtime associate of the media watch group Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting. Read more...

  • Shashi Tharoor (Malayalam: ശശി തരൂര്‍, Hindi: शशि थरूर) (born 9 March 1956) is the Indian Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Member of Parliament (MP) from the Thiruvananthapuram of Kerala, an author and a columnist. Read more...

  • Helmut Wautischer is a Senior Lecturer in philosophy at Sonoma State University, California, USA. Read more...

  • Rim Zahra is a part time faculty in the English Department at Sonoma State and is also a Light-Touch Healer. Read more...

  • Fareed Rafiq Zakaria is an Indian-American journalist and author. Read more...


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