Faculty in the Department of Ethnic Studies routinely work with graduate students from departments and schools across the Boulder campus, serving on dissertation and comprehensive examination committees, teaching graduate courses in the department, and conducting independent studies.
The department offers a Graduate Certificate in Comparative Ethnic Studies for students already enrolled in graduate programs at CU-Boulder who wish to further their training in areas of DES faculty expertise.
Faculty in the Department of Ethnic Studies engage in a wide variety of research fields, including Africana, Asian American, Chicana/o, Native American, and Comparative Ethnic studies, as well as transnational and diasporic studies, American studies, visual and cultural studies, decolonial feminist studies and studies of indigeneity, spirituality, and social movements. In addition to being dedicated to interdisciplinary work, they are trained in and draw upon disciplines such as history, literature, philosophy, sociology, and anthropology.
Please see the Faculty Research page for a selected listing of publications and research projects.
Please see the courses page for current course offerings and descriptions. Graduate courses are numbered 5000 and above.