Robin DeLugan, Ph.D.
Robin DeLugan, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Anthropology University of California, Merced
Dr. Robin Maria DeLugan is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Merced. She received her BA, MA, and PhD in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley. In 2006 she joined the newest University of California campus located in Merced and contributes to the building of an excellent new research university. For the Anthropology & Heritage Studies Department she teaches classes that connect with research interests in Social Memory, Indigenous Activism in the Americas, and Migration, Diaspora & Transnational Belonging. At UC Merced Dr. DeLugan is a key person promoting and building capacity for community engaged research that serves Central Valley communities. She is the faculty director for the Resource Center for Community Engaged Scholarship (ReCCES) and faculty lead for the Community, Research & Service minor. Dr. DeLugan is the author of Remembering Violence: How Nations Grapple with their Difficult Pasts (2020 Routledge), Reimagining National Belonging: Post-Civil War El Salvador in a Global Context (2012 University of Arizona Press) and numerous journal articles. book chapters and public opinion essays. She has been a supporter of the Pan Valley Institute since arriving to the Central Valley and currently serves as Clerk of the Program Committee.