African-American Studies — McCarthy Center — Philosophy — Public Affairs — Urban Studies
Ronald  Sundstrom

Ronald Sundstrom


Ronald Robles Sundstrom is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Francisco; additionally, he teaches for USF's African American Studies program and the Master of Public Affairs program for the Leo T. McCarthy Center of Public Service and the Common Good. He was awarded the 2008 Sankofa Faculty Award from USF's Multicultural Student Services, USF's 2009 Ignatian Service Award, and was a co-winner of the 2010 USF Distinguished Teaching Award. His areas of research include political theory, critical social and race theory, and African American and Asian American philosophy. He has published several essays and a book in these areas, including The Browning of America and The Evasion of Social Justice (SUNY, 2008). He continues to work on the social and political theories of American and European figures from the 19th and 20th centuries, and the topics of civic belonging and exclusion. His current project involves social research, and is on fair housing and the effects segregation and integration on democratic life and citizenship.

Courses Offered
  • Public Affairs and Applied Democratic Theory