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  1. 1. CURRICULUM VITAE March, 2014 CYNTHIA JEAN TRUELOVE, Ph. D. 5855 Horton St., # 711 Emeryville, California 94608 Cellular: 510-703-2456 Email: thetrueloveco@comcast.net Education: 1989 The Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D., Sociology, Program in Comparative and International Development 1985 The Johns Hopkins University, School for Advanced International Studies, M.A., International Affairs (Specializations in Latin American Studies, Comparative Politics, and International Economics) 1978 Meredith College, B.A. (Cum Laude), Non-Western Civilizations Professional Experience: Present Principal, The Truelove Company, Emeryville, California 2012-2013 Water Energy Research Initiative, Water in the West, Stanford University, Research Director and Visiting Scholar (Woods Institute for the Environment) 2008-2012 California Public Utilities Commission, Policy and Planning Division, Senior Water Policy Analyst 2005-2007 AfterImage+Space (Emeryville, CA), Research Program in Energy Efficient Lighting, DOE-Sponsored Research Project on the Implementation of Spectrally Enhanced Lighting for Energy Savings, Project Manager 2002-2008 The Truelove Company, Owner, Environmental Conservation, Mitigation, and Regional Planning Consultant 2002-2001 Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Program, Assistant Planning Manager and Program Administrator, Environmental Planning Division, Department of Comprehensive Planning, Clark County (Las Vegas), Nevada 1998-2000 Desert Conservation Plan/Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Program, Program Administrator, Department of Comprehensive Planning, Environmental Planning Division, Clark County (Las Vegas), Nevada
  2. 2. 2 1997 Senior Management Analyst, Desert Conservation Plan, Department of Administrative Services, Clark County (Las Vegas), Nevada 1995-97 Research Fellow, Center for the Study of Women, University of California-Los Angeles 1994-1995 Associate Director/Academic Coordinator, Women’s Studies Program, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, California 1988-1993 Assistant Professor, Department of Rural Sociology, Latin American Studies and Women’s Studies Programs, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1987 Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology and Women’s Studies Program, University of Maryland at Baltimore County Spring, 1987 Visiting Professor, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Economicas, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia 1983-1984 Teaching Assistant for Professors Richard Rubinson and Christopher Chase- Dunn, Department of Sociology, The Johns Hopkins University 1981-1982 Community Action Research Project Staff, EMCODES (Empresas Cooperativos en Desarrollo/Cooperatives for Development and Non-formal Education), Cali Colombia 1979-1981 Program and Project Evaluation Officer, Latin American and Caribbean Division, Appropriate Technology International, Washington, D.C. 1978-1979 National Office Program Staff, United Nations Office, Church Women United, New York, New York Publications: Refereed Journals/Book Chapters: 1993 “The Informal Sector Revisited: The Case of the Talleres Rurales/Minimaquilas in Colombia,” reprinted in William Glade and Inter-American Foundation: 201- 212. 1993 (with L. Bloomquist, C. Gringeri, H.L. Seyler, and D. Tomaskovic-Devey) “Work Structures and Rural Poverty” in PERSISTENT POVERTY IN RURAL AMERICA, Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press. 1991 (with Alejandro Portes) “Making Sense of Diversity: Recent Research on Hispanic Minorities in the U.S.” (from ANNUAL REVIEW OF SOCIOLOGY 13: 359-385) reprinted in Norman Yetman and C. Hoy Steele, eds. MAJORITY AND MINORITY: THE DYNAMICS OF RACE AND ETHNICITY IN AMERICAN LIFE. Boston: Allyn and Bacon: 402-419.
  3. 3. 3 1990 “The Disguised Industrial Proletarian in Latin America: Women’s Informal Sector Factory Work and the Social Reproduction of Coffee Farm Labor in Colombia,” in Kathryn B. Ward, ed., WOMEN WORKERS AND GLOBAL RESTRUCTURING. New York: ILR Press: 48-63. 1988 (with Alejandro Portes) “El Sentido de la Diversidad: Recientes investigaciones sobre las minorias hispanas en los Estados Unidos,” in J. Cortina and Alberto Moncada, eds., HISPANOS EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS, Madrid: Ediciones de Cultura Hispanica: 30-58. 1987 (with Alejandro Portes) “Making Sense of Diversity: Recent Research on Hispanic Minorities in the U.S.” ANNUAL REVIEW OF SOCIOLOGY 13: 359- 385. 1987 “The Informal Sector Revisited: The Case of the Colombian Mini-Maquilas,” in Richard Tardanico, ed., CRISES IN THE CARIBBEAN, Volume 9, Political Economy of the World-System Series. Beverly Hills: Sage: 95-110. 1986 (with Alejandro Portes and Alex Stepick). “Three Years Later: The Adaptation Process of 1980 [Mariel Cuban and Haitian Refugees in South Florida,” in POPULATION RESEARCH AND POLICY REVIEW, 5 (Spring): 83-94. Additional Publications: Books: ENGENDERING FLEXIBILITY: THE GENDER, PLACE AND POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING IN RURAL COLOMBIA (Contract Offered and Declined by Author, State University of New York Press) 1989 FACTORIES IN THE FIELDS OF PLENTY: GENDER, AGRARIAN TRANSFORMATION, AND INDUSTRIAL RESTRUCTURING IN THE REGIONAL ECONOMY OF SOUTHWESTERN COLOMBIA. Unpublished Ph. D. Dissertation, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland White Papers: Forthcoming Building a California Water-Energy Policy Research Initiative: A 21st Century Water- Energy Research Agenda for Integrated Water and Energy Resource Management in California. Completed with the research sponshorship of Water in the West, Woods Institute for the Environment, through funding from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr., Foundation. 2013 WATER AND ENERGY: A LITERATURE REVIEW (with Paul Vidal de la Blache, Andrew Fahlund, and Stacy Kourlis), Water in the West-joint program of the Woods Institute for the Environment and the Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University, Stanford, California 2010 with Lorraine White (Principal Researcher) and Michael Colvin “Water and Wastewater On Site Renewable Energy Survey and Report on Potential Barriers to Renewable Energy Generation in the Water and Wastewater Sectors, “ a collaborative effort between the California Energy Commission, The Association of California Water Agencies, the California Association of Sanitation Agencies, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and the California Public Utilities Commission
  4. 4. 4 2010 “The California Public Utilities Commission and Its Place in California’s 21st Century Water Arena,” Policy and Planning Division, California Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco, California 1989 “Flexible Specialization or Specializing in Flexibility?: The Industrial Informal Sector in Rural Colombia. “ Report prepared for the conference, “The Informal Sector, Entrepreneurship and Development, “The John Hopkins University, Department of Sociology, Baltimore, Maryland 1987 “Industrial Restructuring and Rural Employment Generation: Some Reflections on the Limits to Getting It Together Collectively.” Mid-year Fellowship Report, Conference of Doctoral Fellows of the Inter-American Foundation, Cocoyoc, Mexico 1981 “Constraints to Development in the Cauca Valley, Colombia.” Report prepared for Appropriate Technology International, Washington, D.C. Invited Lectures, Conference Papers and Additional White Papers: 2014 Keynote Speaker, Water and Technology Conference on Water and Energy, University of Laverne, Laverne, California, January 30, 2014. 2008-2012 Numerous conference presentations and keynote speeches across California as a California state water policy expert on the development of California’s AB32 water and energy nexus policy innovation and implementation efforts, and on California regulatory innovation towards integrated water/ water and energy resource efficiency, planning, and management. Presented to an array of audiences including the California Water Law Symposium; the Association of California Water Agencies; the California Municipal Utilities Association; the California Water Association; Water Education Foundation; Southern California Edison Water Conference; Association of Women in Water, Environment and Economics; and Bay Area Planning Coalition, among others including numerous state agency partners and a wide array of stakeholders. [To view most recent keynote address on California Integrated Resource Efficiency Across Water and Energy, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6K4ucd6EwqY] 2002 “Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Planning: A Comparative Framework for Endangered Species Act Compliance Management in the American Southwest,” Endangered Species Management Graduate Seminar, Department of Environmental Studies, University of Nevada-Las Vegas 2001 “Race, Class, Gender and Economic Restructuring across Natural Resource Frontiers in the World-Economy,” Graduate Seminar in Political Economy, Department of Sociology, University of Nevada-Las Vegas 2000 “Gender, Race and Environmental Restructuring Along Colombia’s Pacific Coast,” Feminist Approaches to Science Graduate Seminar, Departments of Sociology and Geology, University of Nevada-Las Vegas 1999 “Engendered Flexibility: A Case Study of Industrial Restructuring in Coffee- Growing Regions of Southern Colombia,” Feminist Approaches to Science Graduate Seminar, Departments of Sociology and Geology, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  5. 5. 5 1998 “Gender and Economic Restructuring on a Natural Resource-based Extractive Frontier,” Graduate Seminar in Political Economy, Department of Sociology, University of Nevada-Las Vegas 1996 “Gender, Race, and Ecological Restructuring in Afro-Colombian Communities on the Pacific Coast of Colombia,” Latin American Studies Program, University of Florida-Gainesville 1995 “Disassembling the Generic Maquila Woman: Engendering the Political Economy of Economic Restructuring in Southern Colombia,” Latin American Studies Program, University of California-Irvine 1993 “Struggles Over Resource Management on Colombia’s Pacific Coast: Gender, Space and Race,” Institute for Environmental Studies Series on The Sustainable Management of Tropical Ecosystems, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1993 “Gender, Ethnic Identity, and Territoriality on Colombia’s Pacific Coast,” Board of Sociology, University of California-Santa Cruz 1992 “From Poles of Attraction to Extraction: Feminist Perspectives on the Social Embeddedness of Economic and Ecological Change on Colombia’s Pacific Coast,” Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Florida International University 1992 “To Divine the Hidden: Gender, Social Regulation, and Economic Restructuring Reconsidered,” University of California Pacific Rim Research Program Conference ‘Comparative Perspectives on Gender, Industrial Restructuring and the State in East Asia, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 1992 “The Social Embeddedness of Commodity Chains,” invited response to Gereffi paper on Global Commodity Chains, Conference on the New International Context of Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Studies Program and the Social Science Research Council, Madison, Wisconsin 1992 “The Social Context of Global Economic Restructuring,” Conference on Women and Economic Restructuring: Comparisons of Third World Women and Women in the U.S. Mid-West, Women and Development Program, Center for International Development, University of Iowa 1990 “Industrial Restructuring and Women’s Work” (Reestructuracion Industrial y el Trabajo de La Mujer), Seminar of the Women and Society Research Group, Center for the Study of Social Sciences, National University, Bogota, Colombia 1989 “The Impact of the Debt Crisis on the Expansion of the Informal Sector in Latin America: Some of the Consequences for Labor Unions,” Conference on the Impact of the Debt Crisis on Latin American Labor Unions, Center for Labor Studies, Florida International University 1989 “Industrial Restructuring and Prospects for Latin American Workers,” Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center, Florida International University
  6. 6. 6 1986 “Informality, Dependent Development and the Disguised Proletarian in Rural Latin America,” Conference on the Comparative Study of the Informal Sector, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Sociology Papers and Presentations at Professional Meetings and Workshops Convened/Facilitated/Organized: 2008-2013 (See section above for keynote addresses on California integrated water/water and energy policy and praxis) 2011-2012 Staff lead charged with developing, implementing, and facilitating four judicial proceeding workshops to inform the development of a California Public Utilities Commission Recycled Water General Policy Framework by Order Instituted Rulemaking (R. 11-11-014/Judge Gary Weatherford) particularly promoting statewide, regional, and local integrated water resource planning, financing, ratemaking, regulation, and implementation across the California state water regulatory agencies, Class A and B Investor-Owned Water and Sewer Utilities, and their municipal sector recycled water wholesale partners 2010 Co-convener, Association of California Water Agencies Energy Committee Joint Water and Energy Utilities Workshop on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Co-sponsored by the Policy and Planning Division, California Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco, California 2010 Panelist, “Bridging the Divide: The Role of Water Agencies in Tapping Into the Water-Energy Nexus,” Association of California Water Agencies, Spring 2010 Meetings, Monterey, California 2010 Organizer and Facilitator, “Workshop on Statewide Water Use Data Integration and the 2009 California Water Conservation and Efficiency Act (SBX7),” California Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco 2009 Co-convener, “Water and Energy Team/Climate Action Team Statewide Recycled Water Workshop,” Co-sponsored by the State Water Resources Control Board and the California Public Utilities Commission, Sacramento, California 2009 Presenter, “AB32 Climate Global Warming Solutions Act and the Water-Energy Nexus,” Southern California Edison Annual Water Conference, Irwindale, California 2009 Organizer and Facilitator, “Workshop on Integrated Water Resource Management and Recycled Water: Municipal and Investor Owned Water Utility Partnerships”, California Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco, California 2009 Organizer and Facilitator, “State Interagency Water Use Data Integration Workshop”, California Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco, California
  7. 7. 7 2001 Organizer and Moderator, “Integrated Regional Environmental Planning Across Endangered Species Management, Federal Lands Management, Urban Planning, and Colorado River Management in the Lower Basin: A Decade of Integrated Planning in Clark County (Las Vegas), Nevada,” Moderated Special Session (with Kay Brothers, SNWA; Jory Stewart, Clark County Comprehensive Planning; and Ron Gregory, Clark County Comprehensive Planning) , Annual Meetings of the American Planning Association, New Orleans, Louisiana 2000 Presenter, “The Clark County, Nevada Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan: A Case Study in Public Habitat Conservation Planning,” Western Planners Association Annual Meetings, Spearfish, South Dakota 2000 Presenter, “The Clark County Desert Conservation Plan: A Decade of Accomplishments,” National Desert Tortoise Council, Las Vegas, Nevada 1999 Panelist, “Public Habitat Conservation Planning and Stakeholder Participation,” Wildlife Society Annual Meetings, Austin, Texas 1993 Organizer, Political Economy in the World-System Panel on the Social Embeddedness of Global Economic Restructuring, Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association 1992 Presenter, “To Divine the Hidden: Gender, Social Regulation, and Economic Restructuring Reconsidered,” American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the Latin American Studies Association Bi-Annual Meetings, Los Angeles, California 1991 Presenter, “Looking with a Gendered Lens through the Prism of Restructuring: The Social, Political, and Spatial Relations of Late Capitalism,” Sex and Gender Thematic Panel ‘Gender and the Global Economy,’ American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Cincinnati, Ohio 1991 Presenter, “Feminism and Post-Fordism: Is There a Dialogue?,” Special Session on Feminism at the End of the 20 th Century, Annual Meetings of the Mid-West Sociological Association, Des Moines, Iowa 1990 Presenter, “Disassembling the Myth of the Generic Maquila Woman: A Regional Economic Approach to the Study of Gender and the New Industrial Worker,” Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Political Economy of the World-System Section, Washington, D.C. 1990 Organizer, Political Economy in the World-System Section Roundtables Session, Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C. 1989 Organizer, Roundtable on Gender and Industrial Restructuring, Political Economy of the World-System Section, Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, California 1989 Presenter, “Flexible Specialization or Specializing in Flexibility?,” Annual Meetings of the Latin American Studies Association, Miami, Florida
  8. 8. 8 1989 Presenter, “The Industrial Informal Sector and Agrarian Change in Colombia: Importing a Paradigm to the U.S.,” Annual Meetings of he Rural Sociological Society, Seattle, Washington 1986 Co-organizer and Moderator, “Gender, Race, and Labor in the World-Economy,” Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, New York, New York 1985 Presenter, “Class Structure, Informality, and the Disguised Proletarian in Rural Latin America,” Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C. and the Eastern Economic Association, Richmond, Virginia 1985 Presenter, “The Informal Sector Revisited: The Case of the Colombian Mini- Maquilas,” Ninth Annual Conference of the Political Economy of the World- Systems Section of the American Sociological Association, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana Grants, Fellowships and Awards: 2012-present Visiting Scholar, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University, Stanford, California 1995-1997 Research Scholar, Center for the Study of Women, University of California-Los Angeles 1995 University of California-Irvine, Faculty Career Development Award for Travel and Research in Colombia 1992 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chancellor’s Faculty Award for Outstanding Service to the University 1992 “Feminist Theory and the New Economic Sociology,“ University of Wisconsin- Madison International Studies Program and Global Studies Institute Research Award Sponsored through the John T. and Catherine D. MacArthur Foundation 1992 “Toward a Comparative Political Economy of Gender and Economic Restructuring: Gender, Ethnic Identity, and Territoriality on Colombia’s Pacific Coast,” Graduate School Research Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1989-1990 “Gender, Restructuring and the Neo-Liberal State in Latin America and the Caribbean,” University of Wisconsin-Madison International Studies Program and Women’s Studies Research Center Research Award 1989-1993 “Farm Family Households in the Global Assemblyline : Industrial Restructuring and the Participation of Wisconsin Farm Family Members in On and Off- Farm Industrial Assembly Work,” USDA Agricultural Experiment Station, Hatch Project, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  9. 9. 9 1989-1993 “Old Structures, New Strategies: Agro-Industrial Export Diversification and the Changing Structures of Coffee Production in Colombia and Costa Rica,” University of Wisconsin-Madison NAVE Fund of the Latin American Studies Program and the International Agriculture Program 1986-1987 Fulbright-Hayes Commission Doctoral Research Grants Program for Field Research on Rural Women’s Participation in Industrial Assembly Work in the Informal Sector 1986-1987 The Inter-American Foundation Doctoral Research Fellowship for Above Research (Concurrent to Fulbright) 1983-1988 Full Tuition Doctoral Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins University 1984 Central American and Caribbean Studies Program of the School for Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University Pre-doctoral Summer Field Research Fellowship on Women’s Informal Industrial Labor in Rural Colombia 1983 Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Smithsonian Institution, Summer Research Fellowship for Research on the Caribbean Basin Initiative and the Impact of the United States Sugar Quota Program on the Colombian and Dominican Sugar Industries 1981-1982 The Inter-American Foundation Masters Learning Fellowship on Social Change for Field Research on Afro-Colombian Women as Agents for Social Change in the North Cauca Valley of Colombia 1980 Charles Del Mar Foundation and The Johns Hopkins University Summer Language Fellowship for Study at the Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia Research Experience: 2012-Present Visiting Scholar, “Regulatory Innovation to Promote Integrated Water and Energy Resource Efficiency and Demand Management,” Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University, Stanford, California. 1995 Principal Investigator, “Dissassembling the Generic Maquila Woman: Engendering the Political Economy of Economic Restructuring in Southern Colombia,” Faculty Career Development Grants Program, University of California-Irvine 1992-93 Principal Investigator, “Gender, Ethnic Identity, and Territorial Rights on Colombia’s Pacific Coast: A Case Study of the Social and Ecological Context of the Economic Reincorporation of the Timbiqui River Region into the World- Economy,” Travel and Research Assistant funded by the Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1991-1993 Extramural Co-Principal Investigator, “Comparative Perspectives on Gender, Industrial Restructuring and the State in East Asia and Latin America,” the University of California’s Pacific Rim Research Program
  10. 10. 10 1990-1992 Principal Investigator, “Gender, Restructuring and the Neo-Liberal State in Latin America and the Caribbean,” University of Wisconsin-Madison Women’s Studies Research Center and the International Studies Program 1989-1993 Principal Investigator, Comparative International Research on the Informal Sector and Industrial Restructuring on the Informal Sector and Industrial Restructuring, “Farm Family Households in the Global Assembly-line: Industrial Restructuring and the Participation of Wisconsin Farm Family Members in On and Off-Farm Industrial Assembly Work,” USDA Agricultural Experiment Station, Madison, Wisconsin 1989-1993 Principal Investigator, “Old Structures, New Strategies: Agro-Industrial Export Diversification and the Changing Structures of Coffee Production in Colombia and Costa Rica,” Latin American Studies Program and the International Agriculture Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison Spring, 1988 Research Associate for Ford Foundation-funded project to study Hispanic Women in the U.S. Garment and Electronic Industries, Maria Patricia Fernandez- Kelly and Saskia Sassen, Principal Investigators 1986-1987 Principal Investigator, Rural Women’s Participation in Industrial Assembly Work in the Informal Sector in Colombia, Fulbright-Hayes Doctoral Dissertation Grants Program and the Inter-American Foundation Doctoral Research Program 1984-1986 Research Assistant, Longitudinal Study of the Adaptation Process of (Mariel) Cuban and Haitian Immigrants to the United States in 1980, National Science Foundation, Alejandro Portes, Principal Investigator Summer, 1984 Principal Investigator, Initial Research on Women’s Informal Sector Industrial Labor in Rural Colombia, Central American and Caribbean Studies Program of the School for Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University Summer, 1983 Principal Investigator, Comparative Study of the Impact of the Caribbean Basin Initiative and U.S. Sugar Quotas on the Labor Demands of the Colombian and Dominican Republic Sugar Industries, The Smithsonian Institutions, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Latin American Program Professional Consulting and Adjunct Teaching: 2012-present Director (Consultant), Water Energy Research Initiative, Water in the West-joint Program of Woods Institute for the Environment and the Precourt Energy Institute, Stanford University, Stanford , Ca. 2004-2007 JLM Associates, Inc., New York, New York, Consulting Editor, Writer, and Survey Designer 2004-2007 POC-IT Center, The Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, Consulting Editor and Writer
  11. 11. 11 2003 Department of Women’s Studies, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Undergraduate Course: Gender, Race, and Class: Journeys From the Intersections to the Borderlands of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Class, and Sexual Identities 2002-2003 MWH Engineering, Las Vegas Regional Office, Proposal Development Consultant and Consulting Technical Editor and Writer 2002-2004 Southern Nevada Water Authority, Resources Division-Social, Economic and Political Contexts of Water Resource Management and Environmental Sustainability in the Colorado River Basin of Mexico: An Analysis of Regional Water Rights and Municipal Water Planning in the North Baja and Sonoran States of Mexico to Evaluate the Potential Affects of Lower Colorado River Basin Water Management on Threatened and Endangered Species of the Cienega de Santa Clara and Alto Golfo Biosphere Reserve 2002 Clark County Public Education Foundation, Program Development and Grants Cultivation for the Clark County School Leadership Initiative 1996-1997 Cultural Affairs Division, Clark County Department of Parks and Recreation, Institutional Capacity Building and Grants Development to Support the Establishment of the Las Vegas Wash Wetlands Park Environmental Education Center 1996 Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Center, HIV Prevention Grants Development and Preparation Consultant 1992-1995 Inter-American Foundation, Judge for the Masters Fellowship Competition for Research on Social Change and Grassroots Development in Latin America 1986 Inter-American Foundation, Southern Cone Division, Evaluation of On-going Social Development Projects in Argentina and Chile 1986 J. Snow, Inc., Associate Researcher for Project to Develop Statistical Models of the Principal Causes of Child Mortality in the Dominican Republic 1983 Maxima Corporation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Developed Annotated Bibliography on Women’s and Infant’s Health Status and Nutrition in the U.S. Pro Bono : 2004-Present President (2004-2012) and Director, The Terraces at Emery Station Homeowners Association Board of Directors, Emeryville, California 2002 Environmental Education Program Development Advisor, Outside Las Vegas Foundation, Las Vegas, Nevada 2001 Founding Member, Charter Advisory Committee, Clark High School Academy for Math, Sciences and Technology, Las Vegas, Nevada
  12. 12. 12 2000 Member, Community Advisory Committee, Women’s Studies Program, University of Nevada-Las Vegas 1997-1998 Chair, Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights Taskforce, American Civil Liberties Union, Las Vegas Nevada 1996-1997 Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, Organizational Development and Fund-raising Consultant, Center Board of Directors 1992 Grupo Mujer Cimarrona, Cali, Colombia, Assisted women in nascent non-profit organization of African-Colombian maroon women in planning future activities and strategies addressing the ecological, economic, and social challenges affecting the Pacific Coast region 1990-91 Instituto Latinomerica de Services Legales Alternativos, Bogota, Colombia, Advised Director and Director of Legal Services Program for Women on various approaches to confronting the challenges faced by women workers in the context of regional economic restructuring in the Latin American and Caribbean regions 1986-87 Centro de Ayuda de la Mujer y el Infante, Cali, Colombia, Trained and assisted Center staff in proposal preparation and project reporting for submission to U.S.- based and multilateral funding agencies for women’s health, legal, and economic assistance projects Professional Affiliation and Activities: Offices and Professional Associations: 2010-present Water and Energy Advisory Committee, California Sustainability Alliance 2009-present Member, Association of Women in Water, Energy, and the Environment 1997 Advisory Board, Fondo de Documentacion Mujer y Genero, Universidad Nacional, Bogota, Colombia 1992-1994 Taskforce on the Status of Women, Latin American Studies Association (Chair, Sub-Committee on Feminist Partnerships in Research in the Americas Project) 1993-1994 Selection Committee for the Sally Hacker Outstanding Dissertation Award, Sex and Gender Section, American Sociological Association 1991-1994 Executive Council, Political Economy in the World-System Section of the American Sociological Association 1990-1993 Rural Sociological Society Task Force on Persistent Poverty, Sub-Group on Rural Labor Markets and Work Structures 1990-1991 Program Committee, Rural Sociological Society 1991 Annual Meetings, Columbus Ohio
  13. 13. 13 1990-1991 Nominations Committee, Political Economy in the World-System Section of the American Sociological Association Past and Present Principal Professional Association Affiliations: American Sociological Association Sections: Political Economy of the World-System; Sex and Gender; Race and Ethnicity; and Environmental Sociology Latin American Studies Association Editorships: Board of Advisory Editors, SOCIOLOGICAL QUARTERLY, 1990-1993 Reviewer/Editorial Consultant: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY, GENDER AND SOCIETY, SIGNS, SOCIOLOGIAL FORUM, SOCIOLOGICAL QUARTERLY, SOCIETY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, Cornell University Press, State University of New York Press, and University of Nebraska Press Research Proposal and Tenure/Promotion Reviews: National Science Foundation, Behavioral Sciences Division U. S. Department of Agriculture, Small Business Innovation Research Program San Francisco State University, Department of Sociology University of California-Irvine Major Activities: 1995 Member, Inter-Disciplinary Studies Sub-Committee to Develop Structure and Content of Proposed Ph.D. in Genders/Sexualities, Race/Ethnicities, and Cultures (Obtained grants to support graduate and undergraduate curriculum diversification and faculty development to support new Ph.D. Program) 1995-1996 Curriculum Development, Developed Core Course Proposal for Latin American Studies B. A. Minor Program for Faculty Senate 1995 Member, UCI Women’s Studies Governance Document Committee, Drafted and ushered through approval Program Governance Restructuring Document University of Wisconsin-Madison Activities and Service: 1992-1993 Convener, Faculty and Graduate Student Research Group, “Feminist Theory and the Social, Spatial, and Ecological Terrains of World-Economic Restructuring” 1991-1993 Member, Minority Relations Committee, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  14. 14. 1992 Member, Committee to Design Bachelor of Science Program in International Rural Sociology 1990-1993 Member and Co-Founder, Sociology of Gender Program, Department of Sociology 1990-1992 Member, Executive Steering Committee of the Eugene Havens Center for the Study of Social Change 1990-1993 Alternate Faculty Senator, Department of Rural Sociology 1989-1993 Joint Program Appointment, Women’s Studies Program (Member, Nominations Committee for Program Chair; Two Search and Screen Committees for International Women’s Studies faculty positions; Women’s Studies Research Committee; Co-founder, Global Feminist Partnerships Program) 1988-1993 Member, Social and Economic Change Program, Department of Sociology 1988-1993 Member, Executive Committee of the Latin American and Iberian Studies Program (Member, Sub-Committee to Administer the Title VI Foreign Language Fellowship Program) 1988-1993 Member, Executive Committee of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences International Agriculture Program and Natural Resource and International Agricultural Development Lecture Series Selection Committee Among Courses Taught: Gender, Race, and Class: Journeys from the Intersections to the Borderlands of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Class, and Sexual Identities (Undergraduate) Social and Spatial Organization of Economic Restructuring: Comparative International Perspectives (Graduate Seminar) Introduction to Rural Sociology (Undergraduate) The Political Economy and Ecology of Gender and World Development (Graduate Seminar) Comparative International Perspectives on Gender, Race and Class in Rural Economies (Undergraduate) The Sociology of Gender (Undergraduate) Theories of Social Change (Undergraduate) “Third World” Studies (Undergraduate)
  15. 15. Additional Honors and Awards: 1978 Cum Laude 1978 Meredith College, Sarah M. Lemmon History and Political Science Achievement Award 1977 Meredith College, Student Development Leadership Award Languages: Spanish-Professionally Certified/Written and Spoken Proficiency-Excellent

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