American Indians & the Constitution

2004 Fall Quarter
The Evergreen State College



José Gómez, J.D.

Office:  SEM II - E4104; Mail Stop:  SEM II - A2117
Telephone:  (360) 866-6872
Fax:  (360) 866-6553
Office Hours:  Tuesdays 10-12 and by appointment
Program Secretary:  Carolyn Raines, COM 303A, 867-6605,

Brief Resumé:
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1981
Graduate studies in nonprofit administration, University of San Francisco, 1984-86
Graduate studies in Spanish and Latin American Literature, University of Wyoming, 1965-66 & 1967-68
Graduate studies in Central American Literature, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, 1966-67
B.A., University of Wyoming, 1965

Member of the Faculty, The Evergreen State College, 1997- present
Associate Academic Dean, The Evergreen State College, 1988-96
Executive Director, La Raza Legal Center, San Francisco, 1983-88
Executive Director, Human Rights Foundation, 1981-83
Community Relations Representative, Office of California Governor Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown, 1975-77
Executive Assistant to Cesar Chavez, United Farm Workers of America, 1973-75
Fulbright Scholar to Nicaragua, 1966-67
Peace Corps Volunteer, Brazil, 1968-69

Teaching Interests, Style, Expectations and Brief Bio:
See Interview in "Voices of the Faculty"

My Academic Program Web Pages:
American Indians & the Constitution
"Inherently Unequal," Spring 2004
Dissent, Injustice and the Making of America, Fall/Winter 2003-04

Democracy & Religious Freedom, Spring 2003
Democracy & Free Speech, Winter 2003
Democracy & Equality, Fall 2002
Political Problems and Controversies, Summer 2002 & 2003
Crime and Punishment, Summer 2002 & 2003
Rights and Wrongs, Fall/Winter 2001-02
"How Can You Tell An American? Fall/Winter/Spring 2000-01
Democracy and Free Speech, Spring 1998 & 2000
Cultural Crossings: Labor, Migration and Identity in the Americas, 1999-2000
Hispanic Forms in Life and Art, Fall/Winter/Spring 1998-99
Contemporary Legal, Political and Social Problems, Summer 1998

Personal Home Page:

Personal E-mail:

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