October 4, 2018
Irene and Matt's Soapbox
|Matt Sedillo and Irene Monica Sanchez|
Guest: Steve Ruiz
In this episode, we talked to Dr. Stevie Ruiz a professor at CSUN about the recent events surrounding Ethnic Studies, student protests to save it, and dismissiveness of administration as well as remarks made by the faculty senate president.
Stevie Ruiz is an assistant professor in the Department of Chicana/o Studies. His research and teaching interests center upon the intersections between race, space, and environmental justice. He is committed to educational equity and democratizing university settings so that all marginalized communities have a voice. He is currently completing his book manuscript entitled, Stewards of the Land: Race, Space, and Environmental Justice.