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How to Declare

Whether you’ve just heard about CSRE and would like to learn more, or you already know it's the program for you, the next step is to reach out!

Learn More about the CSRE Family of Programs

Please feel free to reach out to our CSRE Peer Mentors! They are current students in the CSRE Family of Programs, and would be happy to schedule a meeting to speak with you about your interests, what CSRE offers, their path to the program, and help you on your way to declaring!


CSRE Peer Mentors

Photo of Peer Mentor, Leo John Bird

Leo John Bird (CSRE & NAS, '17)

Okii Iitasksiinimatsaiksi niistoo niitaniko Piitohsoowatsis niitomahtomahpa mii misinski sitahta niiksista anistaya Ainskiakii ki ninna anistaya Ksiksikaamiohkiitopi. I welcome you all into who I am. My name is Piitohsoowatsis or in English you can call me Leo John Bird. I am currently a senior double majoring in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and Native American Studies. I am Niitsitapii and Haida-Tlingit and have enjoyed the opportunity to explore my identities in classes dedicated to understanding how Race and Ethnicity inform everything from public policy, to medicine, to psychology and other interdisciplinary fields. If you are an interested student in the programs offered by CCSRE please feel free to approach me with any questions pertaining to my majors or the if you want to know more about opportunities offered by our department.

To schedule a meeting with LJ, please send an email to lbird3@stanford.edu


Photo of Peer Mentor, Jasmín Espinosa

Jasmín Espinoza (CHILATST, '18)

Hi y'all! My name is Jasmín Espinosa Jaimes and I'm a Chicana currently a junior studying Chicanx-Latinx Studies and Psychology. I am originally from Dallas, Texas but was raised in Norcross, Georgia so you know I love my sweet tea. My aspirations include studying law in the future to give back to communities in need, specifically undocumented people. My involvements on campus include being a part of MEChA de Stanford, ASSU Senate and Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, inc.

To schedule a meeting with Jasmín, please send an email to jasmin0e@stanford.edu


Photo of Peer Mentor, Lauve Gladstone

Lauve Gladstone (CSRE, '17)

Lauve Gladstone is a senior majoring in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. She focuses on how law interacts with and constructs race, especially for Alaska Natives and Native Americans. Originally from Angoon, Alaska, Lauve is committed to issues of domestic violence, sovereignty, self-determination, and justice for rural indigenous populations. She is the Founder and current Program Director of For Our Women, a Juneau-based organization arising from her years researching the 2013 Violence Against Women Act's implementation in Alaska Native communities. In her free time, she attempts ballet, smokes salmon, and nurtures a mild coffee addiction. She plans on (eventually) attending law school after graduation.

To schedule a meeting with Lauve, please send an email to laglad@stanford.edu


Photo of Peer Mentor, Yeji Jung

Yeji Jung (CSRE, '18)

Yeji Jung (she/her) is a junior from Flower Mound, Texas, majoring in CSRE with a concentration in Identity, Diversity and Aesthetics, and minoring in Art Practice and Human Biology. She found a home community in SAAAC, the Stanford Asian American Activism Committee, where she began a political education that continues through CSRE classes and campus organizing. Through SAAAC, she also joined Who's Teaching Us, an ongoing campaign for faculty diversity and a just university. This year, Yeji is a fellow at the other IDA, the Institute for Diversity in the Arts, where she works to build and support the community of artists of color, queer/trans artists, and allies on campus.

To schedule a meeting with Yeji, please send an email to yj1@stanford.edu


Photo of Asian American Studies liason, Savannah Pham

Savannah Pham (AAS, '18) (Asian American Studies Liason)

Savannah is a junior double majoring in Psychology and Asian American Studies. On campus, she is involved in the Asian American Students' Association, Stanford Vietnamese Student Association, Mua Lac Hong, and DreamCatchers. She is passionate about API history and encouraging more students to learn about the foundational API American history that has led to the current climate of the community.

To schedule a meeting with Savannah, please reach out to spham@stanford.edu, or, drop by her Office Hours in the Asian American Activities Center on Fridays from 1-3pm


Additionally, you may schedule an informational meeting with CSRE's Student Services Specialist, Jordan Gray, by sending an email with your availability to jlgray@stanford.edu


Fill Out a Proposal

After you’ve learned more about our program, and have decided it's the right fit for you, the next step is to fill out a major or minor proposal form for the program of your choosing.

Major Proposals

CSRE Major Proposal

ASNAMST Major Proposal

CHILATST Major Proposal

JEWISHST Major Proposal

NATIVEAM Major Proposal

Minor Proposals

CSRE Minor Proposal

ASNAMST Minor Proposal

CHILATST Minor Proposal

JEWISHST Minor Proposal

NATIVEAM Minor Proposal

Finding Courses

We recognize that course offerings vary from year to year. Look through previous years on Explore Courses to see if you can find a pattern, such as a course being offered every other year, two years off one year on, etc.** Additionally, you can use the following tags in Explore Courses to search for CSRE courses:

CSRE::core

CSRE::foundational

CSRE::methodology

CSRE::affiliated

**Since this is a proposal, and not a fixed plan, it is fine that a student take different courses than those in the submitted proposal. However, be sure that you will still reach the unit minimum for the plan, and along the way, please send updated and accurate versions of your major proposal form to Jordan Gray (jlgray@stanford.edu) if anything has changed since the original submission.

If you have questions about your proposed course of study, or any concerns regarding what courses to include in your proposal, please feel free to reach out to Jordan Gray (jlgray@stanford.edu) and schedule an in person meeting.


Submitting the Proposal

After you have a completed proposal that meets at least the minimum requirements and units for your plan – 60 for Majors, 30 for Minors – please send the Excel file to Jordan Gray (jlgray@stanford.edu), CSRE’s Student Services Specialist.

You will then be given feedback on the proposal. If any adjustments are to be made, please make them and resend.

Once the proposal looks ready, it will be submitted to the Director of the relevant Program for review and signature.


Official Declaration

After proposals are signed, you will be notified by email, and can then log onto Axess and officially declare the B.A. or minor!


For further questions, please reach out to Jordan Gray (jlgray@stanford.edu)