- Adjunct Professor
- San Francisco
Marc-Tizoc González teaches Property as an adjunct professor at the Golden Gate University School of Law. He is a Chancellor's Public Scholar, 2010-11, and lecturer in the UC Berkeley Department of Ethnic Studies.
From 2006-2010, he was a staff attorney at the Alameda County Homeless Action Center. Previously he worked at Sundeen, Salinas & Pyle, the East Bay Community Law Center, and Kazan, McClain, Lyons, Greenwood & Harley, PLC. The grandchild of immigrants who left México during the Revolution, Marc-Tizoc was raised in Sacramento, California by Alfonso Zuniga González, the first Mexican American lawyer of Sacramento and Petra Monreal Valadez, a Chicana educator. He graduated from the UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 2005, earned his MA in Social Science (Interdisciplinary Studies) from San Francisco State University in 2002 and holds a BA in Psychology (1996) from UC Davis.Marc-Tizoc serves as president of the East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association, treasurer of LatCrit, Inc. (the organization of Latina & Latino Critical Legal Theory), on the board of directors for Oakland's Centro Legal de la Raza and the San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association and on the alumni advisory boards of the Berkeley La Raza Law Journal and National Latina/o Law Student Association (NLLSA). He previously served on the boards of the Berkeley Law Foundation, NLLSA and the National Lawyers Guild (locally and nationally).Marc-Tizoc's scholarship deploys critical legal theory, historiography and interdisciplinary social science methodologies to explore and promote social movements for human liberation, interracial justice, self-determination, education as the practice of freedom, radical democracy and justice for the poor.