Multicultural Center

Intercultural/International Studies Division

The Multicultural Center

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About Us

The Multicultural Center at De Anza College is a gathering place for intellectual and cultural enrichment, programs, services, and facilities for students, faculty, staff, and our community. 

Home to the Intercultural/International Studies Division, which includes 22 different instructional programs. These programs are remarkably diverse, and represent disciplines such as:

  • Latin American and Chican@ Studies
  • Native American Studies
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Asian American Studies
  • African Studies
  • African American Studies
  • International Studies
  • Women's Studies







Programs at the Multicultural Center

The Multicultural Center also hosts activities such as:

Our Faculty

At the heart of the Center's programs are more than 100 faculty and staff members who facilitate students' understanding of the evolution of our current international community and examine this from a broad range of perspectives. Our goal is to ensure that every student will emerge from this program ready to serve as global citizens in the twenty-first century

Edmundo Norte, Intercultural/International Studies Division Dean

Mae Lee, Intercultural Studies
408.864.8973 • Web site:

Michael Chang, Asian American and Intercultural Studies 
408.864.8878 • Web site:
Julie Lewis, African American and Intercultural Studies
408.864.8798 • Web site: 
Marc Coronado, English and Women's Studies

Ruben Abrica-Carrasco, Spanish and Intercultural Studies
Office: MCC14G

 Vacant MCC-14H


Our Mission

The goal of the Center is to provide an environment that recognizes cultural differences, respects cultural uniqueness, and facilitates cross-cultural interaction, learning and appreciation.



/International studies Division
Office: Multicultural Center
Contact: Jo Ann Okabe-Kubo
Phone: 408.864.8769


Last Updated: 8/7/14