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Department Faculty

Joanne Barker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Office: EP 106
Office Hours: Tues 2:00-4:00, by appointment
Phone: (415) 338-7062
Email: jmbarker@sfsu.edu
Class schedule:
AIS 205: American Indians and U.S. Laws (Fully On-line)
AIS 330: American Indian Law (TTh 12:30-1:50)
AIS 535: American Indian Film (T 4:10-6:55)

Robert Keith Collins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Office: EP 109
Office Hours: See Faculty's Website
Phone: 338-2013
Email: rkc@sfsu.edu

Class schedule:
AIS 150: American Indian History in the United States MWF 11:10-12:00
AIS 350: Black Indians in the Americas MW 2:10-3:25 GYM
Andrew Jolivétte, Ph.D.
Associate Professo
r and Chair
Office: EP 103B
Office Hours: 11:00-12:00 T/TH and by Appt.
Phone: 415.338.2701
Email: ajoli@sfsu.edu
Class schedule:
AIS 300: American Indian Research Methodologies T/TH 12:35-1:50
AIS 310: American Indian Religion and Philosophy T/TH 9:35-10:50
Phil Klasky, M.A.

Office: HUM 366
Office Hours:by appointment via email
Phone: 338-6806
Email: pklasky@sfsu.edu

Class schedule:
AIS 205:American Indians and U.S. Laws MW 10:10 to 12:25
AIS 235: American Indians:Images and Issues in the Mass Media MW 12:35 to 1:5
Coordinator, Ethnic Studies Student Resource and Empowerment Center

Melissa Nelson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Office: EP 106
Office Hours: Wednesdays 11-12 and 1-2
Phone: 415.338-6422
Email: mknelson@sfsu.edu

Class schedule:
AIS 160: Survey of Native California T/TH 2:10-3:25
AIS 162: American Indian Oral Literature T/TH 11:00-12:15
AIS 520: Before the Wilderness: American Indian Ecology T/TH 3:35-4:50
John-Carlos Perea
Assistant Professor

Office: EP 109
Office Hours: MW 11:00-12:00pm, 1:00-2:00pm.
Phone: 415.338.1664
Email: johnc@sfsu.edu
Class schedule:
AIS 100: Introduction to American Indian Studies MW 9:35-10:50
AIS 320: American Indian Music MW 2:10-3:25
Kathy Wallace

Office: HUM 366
Office Hours: by Appt. via email
Phone: 338-6806
Email: katwall@sfsu.edu
Webpage (TBA)
Class schedule:
AIS 325: American Indian Art T/TH 11:00-12:15
NAGPRA Liaison

Native Faculty  
Wilfred F. Denetclaw Jr.
Associate Professor

Offiice:HSS 244
Phone: 338-1784
Email: w8109640@sfsu.edu
Johnet Scholarship Selection Committee
Clayton Dumont
Sociology Department

Office: HHS 367C
Phone: 338-7502
Email: cdumont@sfsu.edu
Johnet Scholarship Selection Committee
Courses: AIS/ANTH/SOC 490: Ancestors or Data: The Politics of NAGPRA (Fall)

Jacob E. Perea
Dean of the College of Education

Office: BH 501
Email: jep@sfsu.edu
Courses: AIS 400: American Indian Education (as available)


Gabriela Segovia-McGahan
Department Coordinator

Office: EP 103

Office Hours: 9-12 and 1-5
Phone: (415) 338-1054
Email: gsegovia@sfsu.edu
American Indian Studies Department
College of Ethnic Studies • San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

Main Office: (415) 338-1054/405-3928
FAX: (415) 405-0496
Email: aismain@sfsu.edu