Jose B Cuellar

Photo of Jose B Cuellar Department Latin American & Latino/a Studies Department 
 Office Science Hall 186
 Phone (415) 239-3011
 Mailbox S76
 Fall 2011 
 Office Hours
Fall 2011 Teaching Schedule
HIST 21 Hist of Mexican-Amer/Chicano 3.0 71700 001 Lec M W F 10:10-11:00AM ARTX U181 Deadlines Final Book LALS 1 Latino/a Diaspora: The Impact 3.0
ADVISE: ENGL 92 or ESL 160 or placement in ENGL 93 or 94
72382 004 Lec M W F 09:10-10:00AM BNGL A701 Deadlines Final Book 74679 601 Lec SAT 09:00-11:50AM 1125 Valencia St. A276 Deadlines Final Book

I earned an A.A. in music from Golden West College (1968), a B.A. in anthropology from CSU Long Beach (1969), an M.A. (1971) and Ph.D. (1977) in anthropology from the UCLA.

I have been teaching at CCSF since 2006. My prior teaching and research positions include: Claremont Colleges (1971-73, 1975-77), University of Southern California (1973-75), University of Colorado at Boulder (1977-78), University of California at Santa Barbara (1978-79), Allied Home Health Association (1979-80), San Diego State University (1980-85), Stanford University (1983-88), the Prevention Research Center &> the University of California at Berkeley (1988-90), the University of California at Berkeley (1998-99), Professor of Raza Studies at San Francisco State University (1990-2010).

I am committed to preparing my students with the skills, structure and discipline necessary to not only survive but thrive in both academic and non-academic contexts.

My recent publications: "El Saxofón in Tejano and Norteño Music" in ¡Puro Conjunto! An Album in Words and Pictures (2001); "Chicanismo" in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures (2002); "Cesar E. Chavez" and "Farm Labor" in Pollution--A to Z. (2003); "Notas en el Viento: The Musical Soundtrack of Alambrista The Director's Cut" in 'Alambrista' And The US-Mexico Border: Film, Music And Stories Of Undocumented Immigrants (2004); “El Saxofon in Texas – Mexican Borderlands Musica” in Gateways: Northeastern Mexico and South Tejas, One Region, One Culture: An Anthology of Essays (2010).

My recent honors/awards: The Diversity in Teaching and Learning Distinguished Faculty Award (2000); CSU Long Beach’s Chicano &> Latino Studies Department’s Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Leadership and Contributions to the Chicano/Latino Community (2000); Distinguished Alumnus, California State University at Long Beach’s College of Arts and Letters (2002); Golden West Community College’s Pillar of Achievement Award (2003); San Francisco Arts Commissioner (2005-2007); Denver’s Escuela Tlatelolco’s Champion of Change Award (2006); SFSU Professor Emeritus of Raza Studies (2010).

Over the past two decades, I have gained international recognition as lead multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, especially with my Dr. Loco’s Rockin’ Jalapeño Band, as well as executive producer of four music albums (Con/Safos, 1991; Movimiento Music, 1992; Puro Party! 1995; Barrio Ritmos &> Blues, 1998), plus a feature film soundtrack (Alambrista! The Director’s Cut, 2004).

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