Faculty - Political Science, Pleasant Hill Campus
Chris Longenecker is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Diablo Valley College, where he teaches courses on comparative politics, international relations, American politics, and political theory. He was a co-founder of the Occupy Wall Street movement in his native New York and has participated in a wide variety of movements for social and economic justice, as well as several electoral campaigns.
Chris previously taught at Ohlone College, as well as San Francisco State University. During his time at SFSU, he served as Communications Director for his labor union, the California Faculty Association - SFSU, and worked as a professional organizer on the staff of the statewide California Faculty Association.
He received his M.A. in Political Science from San Francisco State University and his B.A. in Government and Latin American History from Suffolk University.