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History, Politics & Society

Faculty: Sasha A. Ross.

Sasha A. Ross
Assistant Professor of Global Studies
Director, Women's Resource Center
(951) 785-2056 (HPS Office)
(951) 785-2470 (WRC Office)


M.A. Church-State Studies, Baylor University, 2005
B.A. French and History/Political Science (Honors), La Sierra University, 2000
Diplôme Supérieur d'Études Françaises Modernes (Alliance Française), ACA/Campus Adventiste du Salève, 1998


"As the Court Turns: Columbia Union College Wins State Funding," Spectrum vol. 30: 2 (2002), pp. 20-29.

Book review of Daughters of Abraham: Feminist Thought in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, edited by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and John L. Esposito, with a foreword by Karen Armstrong. Gainesville, Fla.: University Press of Florida, 2001. 162 pp. Published in the Journal of Church and State (2003) 45:4, pp. 812-813.


2011-2013 World Vision-United States (WV-US)
Program Management Officer, Child Development and Protection, International Programs

2010-2011 International Medical Corps (IMC) - based in Kabul, Afghanistan
Regional Program Development Officer, Asia Region, International Programs

2006-2010 Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
International Technical Assistant, Emergency Management Bureau

2004-2006 The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development
Publications Manager, The Palestine Center

2004 U.S. Department of State, Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
Interim Desk Officer (paid internship) in the Office of International Religious Freedom

2001-02 Journal of Church-State Studies, Baylor University
Editorial Assistant (research fellowship)

2000-01 Roorkee SDA Inter-College in northern India
English Teacher - 7th, 8th and 12th grades (volunteer)


  • “Gateway to Grants” (USG rules and regulations), World Vision-US, Washington, DC (June 2012)
  • “Emergency Nutrition Short Course,” University of Westminster, London, UK (July 2011)
  • “Emergency Preparedness – Nutrition Cluster,” UNICEF, Kabul, Afghanistan (March 2011)
  • “Health Emergencies in Large Populations,” Johns Hopkins University and ICRC, Baltimore, MD (June-July 2009)
  • “Business Development Workshop” InsideNGOs, Washington, DC (April 2009)
  • “M&E,” ADRA Professional Leadership Institute, Chiang Mai, Thailand (March 2009)
  • RedR and ADRA-UK, “Personal Security in Emergencies,” London, UK (August 2008)
  • “Proposal Guidelines Workshop,” USAID/OFDA Regional Office, San José, Costa Rica (April 2008)
  • “Sphere Project Training Workshop,” Crown Agents, Washington, DC (October 2007)
  • “Emergency Management,” ADRA Professional Leadership Institute, Nairobi, Kenya (June 2007)

Contact Us

Department of History, Politics, and Society
La Sierra University,
4500 Riverwalk Parkway,
Riverside, CA 92515


Andrew Howe
(951) 785-2065


Office Location:
La Sierra Hall
Room 302


Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


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