Brad Erickson, Ph.D. (UC Berkeley, Socio-Cultural Anthropology 2008), is an activist-educator investigating the intersections of policy, public reasoning, cultural practice, and history to perpetuate or resist structural inequality. He is Lecturer Faculty in Liberal Studies at San Francisco State University where he is President of the California Faculty Association Local 1983, Executive Committee member of the Academic Senate, and Chair of the Center for Equity & Excellence in Teaching and Learning advisory committee. He is politically active in Oakland where he researches the racial geographies of displacement and resistance. He serves as contributing editor to Transforming Anthropology and his recent publications include: “Mission creep: Enduring race-place schemata of California’s colonial settlements.” Public Anthropologist (in press); “Equity and efficacy in teaching effectiveness assessment (TEA).” In Emancipatory change in US higher education, eds. K. R. Roth, F. Kumah-Abiwu, & Z. S. Ritter. Palgrave Macmillan. 53–85 (2023); and “Abolish the lecturer: A manifesto for faculty equity.” In Whiteness, power, and resisting change in US higher education, eds. K. R. Roth & Z. S. Ritter. Palgrave Studies in Race, Inequality and Social Justice in Education. 215-228 (2021).
LS200 Self, Place & Knowing
LS403 Performance & Pedagogy of the Oppressed for Future Teachers
LS426 Thought & Image
LS427 Social Movements & the Arts for Educators
Lecturer Faculty Vice President, California Faculty Association-SFSU
Vice Chair, Academic Senate
Chair, Center for Equity & Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CEETL) Advisory Board
Co-Chair, Academic Senate Task Force on Teaching Effectiveness Assessment (TEA)
Contributing Editor, Transforming Anthropology
Faculty Coordinator, San Francisco State University LocalWiki
Erickson, B., & Dariotis, W. M. (2023). Equity and efficacy in teaching effectiveness assessment (TEA). In K. R. Roth, F. Kumah-Abiwu, & Z. S. Ritter (Eds.), Emancipatory change in US higher education (pp. 53–85). Palgrave Macmillan.
Erickson, B. (2021). Abolish the lecturer: A manifesto for faculty equity. In K. R. Roth & Z. S. Ritter (Eds.), Whiteness, Power, and Resisting Change in US Higher Education (pp. 215–228). Palgrave Studies in Race, Inequality and Social Justice in Education.