Jose Marichal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science
Dr. Marichal is an associate professor of political science at California Lutheran University. He teaches courses on the Internet and Politics, public policy, race and politics, community development and Californnia politics.
His current projects include: a study of the relationship between acquiring digital skills and feelings of trust/efficacy among Latinos and African Americans and an examination of how civic hacking affects power dynamics at the local level. He is founder of the blog ThickCulture, sponsored by Contexts magazine.
- B.S., Florida State University
- M.S., Florida Atlantic University
- Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder
Courses I Teach
- Internet and Politics
- Race, Multiculturalism and Politics
- Scope and Methods in Political Science
- Contemporary Issues in Public Policy
- California Politics
- The Politics of Community Development
- Citizenship and Civic Engagement
Phone: (805) 493-3328