Associate Campus Provost for Academic Success; Professor of Literature
Jody Greene came to UC Santa Cruz in 1998 and has served as Professor of Literature, Feminist Studies, and the History of Consciousness. Their research interests in legal and literary studies include Early Modern intellectual property law; non-dualist Western philosophy, especially the work of Spivak, Derrida, and Nancy; human rights and international law; queer studies; and the history of literary discourse and literary institutions. Their most recent co-edited collection is Teaching Environmental Justice, co-edited with Sikina Jinnah, Jessie Dubreuil, and Sam Foster (Edward Elgar 2023). Jody writes frequently for and is regularly interviewed in the higher education press, including the Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed. Jody is the recipient of the UCSC Humanities Division John Dizikes Teaching Award (2008), the Disability Resource Center Champion of Change Award (2018), and, twice, of the UCSC Academic Senate Excellence in Teaching Award (2001, 2014). In 2016 they were appointed the founding Director of the Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning (CITL, now the TLC) and now serves as UC Santa Cruz’s first Associate Campus Provost for Academic Success.