Staff Directory


Sarah England, PhD

Associate Dean of Students

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Title IX and Section 504 Deputy Coordinator for Students

Phone: 949-480-4051

Fax: 949-480-4261


Academic Administration - Undergraduate Program Staff

Faculty - Full-Time


  • Ph.D., University of California Davis
  • M.A., University of California Davis
  • B.A., University of Texas Austin

Positions Held

  • At SUA since 2006
  • 2001 - 2002, Faculty Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of California Davis
  • 1998 - 2002, Lecturer Departments of Anthropology and Human and Community Development, University of California Davis

Research Interests

  • Racial Ideologies and Race Mixture in Trinidad
  • Transnational Migration of Hondurans to the United States
  • Afro-Honduran social movements

Selected Papers, Publications & Lectures

  • Afro-Hondurans in New York City: Garifuna Tales of Transnational Movements in Racialized Space, University Press of Florida, 2006
  • "Auténtica cultura africana en Honduras? Los afro-centroamericanos desafían el mestizaje indo-hispánico hondureño," (book chapter) Memorias del mestizaje. Charles Hale, Dario Euraque, and Jeffrey Gould, eds. CIRMA: Antigua, Guatemala, 2004
  • "Negotiating Race and Place in the Garifuna Diaspora: Identity Formation and Transnational Grassroots Politics in New York City and Honduras," Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 6(1), 1999
  • "Gender Ideologies and Domestic Structures in the Transnational Space of the Garifuna Diaspora," (book chapter) Diasporic Identity:Selected Papers in Refugee and Immigrant Issues Vol. 6, Carol Mortland, ed. American Anthropological Association Committee on Refugee and Immigrants (CORI), 1998

Courses Taught at SUA

  • Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Gender and Society
  • Senior Seminar in Latin American Studies
  • Core I
  • Core II
  • Mexican and Central American Migration to Southern California
  • Resistance, Rebellion, and Popular Movements
  • Self, Identity, and Family

Selected Honors & Awards

  • American Sociological Association, International Migration Section, Honorable Mention for best Graduate Student Paper, August 2000
  • University of California, Davis, President’s Dissertation-Year Fellowship, 1998-1999
  • University of California, Davis, Humanities Institute Presidential Pre-doctoral Fellowship, 1991-1997
  • 1991-97 National Science Foundation, Honorable Mention, 1991
  • University of Texas at Austin, Special Honors in Anthropology, 1990
  • University of Texas at Austin, College Scholar, 1990
  • University of Texas at Austin, Eva Stevenson Woods Endowed Presidential Scholarship, 1990