Kara Dellacioppa, Ph.D.

Kara Dellacioppa


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Kara Dellacioppa PhD is a professor and former Department Chair of Sociology. She served as Faculty Development Director from 2017-2020 at CSU Dominguez Hills. Currently, she serves as PI on a NSF AGEP grant that supports untenured minoritized faculty in STEM fields through Gallup Strengths Coaching and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training with the goal of improving retention and job satisfaction. Kara is also an intimacy and conflict coach. She authored “This Bridge Called Zapatismo” (Lexington Books 2009) as well as several articles on cultural politics, social movements, and global change. She is also co-author (with Brian Jarrett) of the book chapter “Navigating Moral Reasoning in Mediation” in Advances in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development (pp.39-51) IGI January 2019. She teaches Modern Sociological Theories, Social Movements, and has taught Public Policy Conflict for NCRP.