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Mexico

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Ricardo Ainslie

Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

rainslie@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0364  |  SZB 262D

Education   

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests

  Mexican drug war; social fabric; traumatized communities; immigration

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C.J. Alvarez

Assistant Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

cjalvarez@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.6768

Education   

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  U.S.-Mexico border; U.S.-Mexico relations; police history; contraband

Rosental Alves

Professor and Knight Chair in Journalism, School of Journalism

rosental.alves@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.6851  |  BMC 3.302

Interests

  foreign correspondence; online journalism; communication; freedom of the press

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Ronald J. Angel

Professor, Department of Sociology

rangel@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6315  |  CLA 3.530

Education   

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Interests

  medical sociology; social welfare; poverty and minorities; demography and epidemiology; research methods and statistics

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Arturo Arias

Tomas Rivera Regents Professor in Spanish Language and Literature, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

arturo_arias@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4518  |  BEN 4.146

Education   

Ph.D., Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

Interests

  Central American literature; indigenous literatures; social and critical theory; race, gender, and sexuality in postcolonial studies; cultural studies; ethnographic approaches

Hans W. Baade

Hugh Lamar Stone Chair Emeritus in Civil Law, School of Law

hbaade@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1347  |  JON 5.262

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Timothy Beach

C. B. Smith, Sr., Centennial Chair, Department of Geography & the Environment

beacht@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2064  |  CLA 3.502

Education   

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Interests

  Physical geography; soils; geomorphology; geoarchaeology; paleo-climate; paleo-ecology

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Leigh Boske

Sharpe Centennial Fellowship Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

leigh.boske@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4005  |  SRH 3.342

Education   

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Interests

  national and international transport policy; international trade; economics; finance; multimodal/intermodal transport planning

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Jonathan C. Brown

Professor, Department of History

j.brown@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7218  |  GAR 1.114

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  modern Latin America; Cold War; revolution; economic history; colonial Latin America

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Matthew Butler

Associate Professor, Department of History

mbutler@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7972  |  GAR 3.414

Education   

Ph.D., University of Bristol

Interests

  post-revolutionary Mexico; local religion; Cristero Rebellion; church and state; Latin American Catholicism; Latin American bullfight

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Karl W. Butzer

Raymond C. Dickson Centennial Professor of Liberal Arts, Department of Geography & the Environment

karl.butzer@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.328.3255  |  CLA 3.702

Education   

D.Sc., Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Interests

  geoarchaeology and environmental history; indigenous maps; architecture; enculturation in colonial Mexico

Harry Cleaver, Jr.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics

hmcleave@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.8535  |  BRB 3.162

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Juan J. Colomina-Almiñana

Assistant Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

Colomina-Alminana_Juan@austin.utexas.edu  |  51.471.4053  |  BUR 574

Education   

Ph.D., University of La Laguna (Tenerife, Spain)

Interests

  Sociolinguistics; language contact; language rights; indigenous and endangered languages; pragmatics; semantics; logic; philosophy of language; philosophy of mind; meta-metaphysics; grounding

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R. Alan Covey

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

r.alan.covey@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2084  |  CLA 4.406

Education   

Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Interests

  Inca Empire; Early Colonial Peru; Andean Prehistory; Dynamics of Ancient Empires

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Megan J. Crowhurst

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics

mcrowhurst@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9027  |  CLA 4.712

Education   

Ph.D., University of Arizona

Interests

  psycholinguistics (speech perception); linguistic rhythm

Isabella Cunningham

Ernest A. Sharpe Centennial Professor in Communication and Department Chair, Department of Advertising and IC2 Institute

isabella.cunningham@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8216  |  BMC 4.338A

Interests

  legal and ethical aspects of advertising and promotional communications; effect of political advertising on youths and minorities

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Ian Dalziel

Professor, Department of Geological Sciences; Research Professor, Institute for Geophysics

ian@ig.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0431  |  IGS 102

Interests

  tectonics; Earth evolution and system processes; structure and evolution of the Antarctic continent

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Susan Deans-Smith

Associate Professor, Department of History

sdsmith@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7205  |  GAR 3.302

Education   

Ph.D., Cambridge University

Interests

  history of Mexico; comparative colonialisms; Spanish empire; indigenous peoples

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Donna DeCesare

Associate Professor, School of Journalism

donna.decesare@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1980  |  BMC 3.366

Education   

M.Phil., Essex University

Interests

  Latin American film and visual documentary; photography and human rights; visual media ethics; justice, violence, and trauma

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Anthony Di Fiore

Professor, Department of Anthropology

anthony.difiore@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.2318  |  SAC 5.150

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Interests

  ecology; primates; tropical forest

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Gabriel Diaz Montemayor

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

diaz.montemayor@utexas.edu  |  WMB 4.102C

Interests

  architecture of landscape

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Héctor Domínguez-Ruvalcaba

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

ruvalcaba@austin.utexas.edu  |  BEN 3.130

Education   

Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Interests

  queer studies; violence; border studies in literature, film, and the arts

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William E. Doolittle

Erich W. Zimmermann Regents Professor in Geography, Department of Geography & the Environment

dolitl@austin.utexas.edu  |  CLA 3.704

Education   

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Interests

  landscapes; agricultural and water control technology; sustainability science; arid lands; American Southwest

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Ariel Dulitzky

Clinical Professor, School of Law; Director, Human Rights Clinic; Co-Director, KBH Center for Latin American Law

adulitzky@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1256  |  CCJ 1.324B

Interests

  international human rights law; inter-American human rights systems; racial and ethnic discrimination; rule of law

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David Eaton

Bess Harris Jones Centennial Professor in Natural Resource Policy, LBJ School of Public Affairs

eaton@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8972  |  SRH 3.344

Education   

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Interests

  rural water supply; international water resource conflicts; energy management; environmental problems of industries

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Elsie Echeverri-Carroll

Sr. Research Scientist, IC² Institute

e.carroll@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.475.7811  |  IC2 1.124

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  economics; trade; wage inequalities; economic integration; high-technology clusters; gender issues; women in business

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Nora C. England

Professor, Department of Linguistics

nengland@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9014  |  CLA 4.732

Education   

Ph.D., University of Florida

Interests

  linguistic description, grammar writing, language and identity, language politics, language ideologies, Mayan linguistics, American languages

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George F. Flaherty

Assistant Professor, Department of Art & Art History

gflaherty@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.5531  |  DFA 2.524

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Interests

  post-1940 visual and spatial cultures in Mexico and its borderlands

Kenneth Flamm

Dean Rusk Chair in International Affairs, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

kflamm@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8952  |  SRH 3.362

Education   

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Interests

  science and technology policy; information technology economics; international trade and investment; defense industry and technology

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Daniel Fridman

Assistant Professor, LLILAS and Department of Sociology

dfridman@utexas.edu  |  512.232.4811  |  CLA 3.634

Education   

Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests

  Economy and Culture; Consumption; Finances and Popular Culture; Neoliberalism and Globalization.

Kate Gillespie

Associate Professor, Department of Marketing Administration and Department of Middle Eastern Studies

kate.gillespie@mccombs.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5438  |  CBA 7.258

Education   

Ph.D., London Business School

Interests

  international marketing; international business-government relations; business in developing countries

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Denise Gilman

Clinical Professor, School of Law; Co-Director, Immigration Clinic

dgilman@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7796  |  CCJ 1.310C

Education   

J.D., Columbia University

Interests

  immigration and citizenship; international human rights law

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William Glade

Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics

gladew@att.net  |  512.471.3211

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Alfonso Gonzales

Assistant Professor, LLILAS and Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

alfonso.gonzales@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0151  |  SRH 1.321

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Interests

  Latino and Latin American Politics; Immigration Policy; Policing; Deportation; Human Rights; Asylum; Migration; Social Movements; Neoliberalism; Political Economy; Neo-Gramscian Theory

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Gloria González-López

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

gloria@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6343  |  CLA 3.504

Education   

Ph.D., University of Southern California

Interests

  sexuality, gender, and social inequality in Mexico

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Lawrence Graham

Professor Emeritus, Department of Government

l.graham@mail.utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., University of Florida

Interests

  Public policy and development policy and management in Latin America, principally Brazil and Mexico

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Kenneth Greene

Associate Professor, Department of Government

kgreene@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.7206  |  BAT 4.112

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  authoritarian regimes; democratization; political parties; elections; voting behavior

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Julia E. Guernsey

Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Art & Art History

juliaguernsey@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5850  |  DFA 2.514

Interests

  Mesoamerica; archaeology; Precolumbian; Maya; Olmec; sculpture

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Nicole Guidotti-Hernández

Fellow of Alma Cowden Madden Centennial Associate Professorship, Department of American Studies and Center for Mexican American Studies

ngh24@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6313  |  BUR 422

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  U.S./Third World feminisms; critical race studies; Chicana/o and Latina/o studies; borderlands history

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Laura G Gutierrez

Associate Professor, Department of Theater & Dance

lauragutierrez@utexas.edu  |  512.232.2739   |  WIN 2.162

Education   

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests

  Blackness; post-revolutionary Mexican culture

Patricia Hansen

J. Waddy Bullion Professor, School of Law

phansen@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1321  |  JON 5.254

Education   

J.D., Yale University

Interests

  international trade law; NAFTA; business

Dean Hendrickson

Curator, Texas Memorial Museum and Texas Natural History Collections; Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences

deanhend@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9774  |  PRC 176

Interests

  conservation, ecology, evolution, and biogeography of freshwater ecosystems

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Frederick G Hensey

Professor Emeritus, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

f.hensey@austin.utexas.edu

Interests

  Language contact; code switching; translation; interpretation theory

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Barbara Hines

Clinical Professor, UT School of Law; Co-Director, Immigration Clinic

bhines@law.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1310  |  CCJ 1.310D

Education   

J.D., Northeastern University

Interests

  Latin American immigration systems

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Rolando Hinojosa-Smith

Ellen Clayton Garwood Centennial Professor in Creative Writing #1, Department of English and Department of Spanish & Portuguese

rorro@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8796  |  PAR 324

Education   

Ph.D., University of Illinois

Interests

  life and literature of the southwest

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Kristine Hopkins

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

khopkins@prc.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8313  |  CLA 2.620D

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  reproductive health issues in Texas, the U.S.-Mexico border, and Latin America

Benjamin Ibarra Sevilla

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

b.ibarra@utexas.edu  |  WMB 4.102C

Interests

  geometric analysis of 16th-century ribbed vaults in Mexico

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Dale A. Koike

Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

d.koike@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4508  |  BEN 3.108

Education   

Ph.D., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Interests

  pragmatics; language acquisition; heritage language learning; language variation; Spanish and Portuguese sociolinguistics

J. Richard Kyle

The Third Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Yager Professor, Department of Geological Sciences and Bureau of Economic Geology

rkyle@jsg.utexas.edu  |  512.471.4351  |  JGB 3.316D

Education   

Ph.D., University of Western Ontario

Interests

  geology; strata-controlled mineral resources; metals and industrial minerals exploration

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Danny Law

Assistant Profesor, Department of Linguistics

dannylaw@austin.utexas.edu  |  CLA 4.432

Education   

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  Historical linguistics; language contact; Mayan languages; writing systems

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David L. Leal

Professor, Department of Government and Center for Mexican American Studies

dleal@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1343  |  BAT 3.140

Education   

Ph.D., Harvard University

Interests

  Latino politics and policy

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Naomi E. Lindstrom

Gale Family Foundation Professor in Jewish Arts and Culture; Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

lindstrom@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.4936  |  BEN 4.144

Education   

Ph. D., Arizona State University

Interests

  gender studies; Jewish studies; online scholarly resources; women's writing

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Sarah Lopez

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

lopezlynnsarah@gmail.com  |  512.471.7164  |  SUT 2.118

Interests

  impact of remittances on the architecture and landscapes of Mexico

Amarante Lucero

Professor Emeritus, Department of Theatre and Dance

alucero@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.5340  |  WIN 2.162

Interests

  automated lighting; cyberspace; using the digital world in design and production

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Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach

Professor and Chair, Department of Geography & the Environment; Fellow of the C.B. Smith, Sr. Centennial chair in U.S.-Mexico Relations #2

slbeach@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1583  |  CLA 3.718

Education   

Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis

Interests

  Geoarchaeology; Hydrology and Water Quality; Geomorphology; Spatial Statistics; Gender, Science, and Human Rights

Stephen Magee

James L. Bayless/Enstar Corp. Chair in Business Administration, Department of Finance and Department of Economics

stephen.magee@mccombs.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5777  |  CBA 6.264

Interests

  economics of intellectual property and industrial organization; legal systems on national economies; bioeconomics; international finance and trade

Randall Marrett

Elf Aquitaine Petroleum Faculty Fellow in Geological Sciences, Department of Geological Sciences

marrett@jsg.utexas.edu  |  512.471.2113  |  JGB 4.126

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  structural geology; tectonics; natural hazards

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Kelly McDonough

Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

kelly.mcdonough@austin.utexas.edu  |  BEN 3.142

Education   

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Interests

  Critical Indigenous Studies; Latin American Colonial Literatures; Ethnohistory (Nahuatl Studies); Decolonizing Methodologies

Daene McKinney

W.A. (Bill) Cunningham Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural, & Environmental Engineering

daene@aol.com  |  512.471.5644  |  ECJ 8.60X

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests

  water resources management problems; aquifer and groundwater contamination

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Martha Menchaca

Professor, Department of Anthropology, Center for Women & Gender Studies, and Center for Mexican American Studies

mmen@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.7537  |  SAC 5.158

Education   

Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests

  social anthropology; ethnicity; gender; oral history and oral traditions; legal anthropology; immigration

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Juan Miro

Distinguished Teaching Professor, School of Architecture

jmiro@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0182  |  GOL 4.116

Interests

  Mexican architecture; Latin American architecture; Pre-Columbian architecture; Teotihuacan; urban design

Deborah K. Palmer

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

debpalmer@austin.utexas.edu  |  SZB 440E

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Bilingual/bicultural education in Texas and the U.S.; Antigua, Guatemala Summer Faculty-Led SAO Study Abroad

Jose L. Panero

Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences

panero@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.1990  |  BIO 101

Education   

Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Interests

  distribution, diversity, and evolution of flowering plants

Eric R. Pianka

Denton A. Cooley Centennial Professor, School of Biological Sciences

erp@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.7475  |  PAT 125

Education   

D.Sc., University of Western Australia

Interests

  population and community ecology; evolutionary ecology; species diversity; historical accident and biogeography; macrodescriptors

David Platt

Associate Dean and Senior Lecturer, Department of Accounting

david.platt@mccombs.utexas.edu  |  512.471.3518  |  GSB 3.126

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Gabriela Polit

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese

gabriela@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4539  |  BEN 4.118

Education   

Ph.D., New York University

Interests

  

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Joseph E. Potter

Professor, Department of Sociology and Population Research Center

joe@prc.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8341  |  CLA 2.620C

Education   

Ph.D., Princeton University

Interests

  Reproductive health; population; development

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David Quinto-Pozos

Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics

davidqp@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9030  |  CLA 4.714

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  signed language linguistics; Mexican Sign Language (LSM); interaction of language and gesture; developmental signed language disorders

Charles E. Ramirez Berg

Joe M. Dealey, Sr. Professor in Media Studies and Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film

ramberg@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.9925  |  WWH 414

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  film history; Latino images in film; Mexican cinema; screenwriting

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Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez

Associate Profesor, School of Journalism; Director, Voces Oral History Project

mrivas@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0405  |  BMC 3.120

Education   

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Interests

  U.S. Latinos; oral history projects

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Bryan R. Roberts

C.B.Smith Sr. Chair in US-Mexico Relations, Department of Sociology

brr@prc.utexas.edu  |  512.232.6329  |  CLA 3.608

Education   

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  Latin American urbanization and social policy in the late 20th-century

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Enrique R. Rodriguez-Alegría

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

chanfle@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0786  |  SAC 4.144

Education   

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  archaeology and ethnohistory of Mesoamerica; colonialism; religious conversion; the Spanish empire in Latin America

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Néstor P. Rodríguez

Professor, Department of Sociology

nrodriguez@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.8072  |  CLA 3.528

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  international migration and deportation issues; race and ethnic relations; urban sociology

Victoria Rodríguez

Ashbel Smith Professor of Public Affairs, LBJ School

victoria@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.8620  |  SRH 3.229

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Governance; democratization and political change in Latin America and Mexico; gender and politics in Latin America

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Sergio Romero

Fellow of Peter T. Flawn Centennial Assistant Professorship in Spanish Language and Literature, LLILAS and Department of Spanish & Portuguese

sergio.romero@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4525; 512.232.2420  |  BEN 4.104; SRH 1.323

Education   

Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania

Interests

  language variation and change; linguistic anthropology; Christian registers in indigenous languages; Mayan languages; Nahuatl; Quechua

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Michael J. Ryan

Clark Hubbs Regents Professor in Zoology, School of Biological Sciences

mryan@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5078  |  PAT 107

Interests

  animal behavior; sexual selection and communication in frogs and fish

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Joel F. Sherzer

Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology

jsherzer@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8516  |  EPS 1.206

Education   

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Interests

  linguistics

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David Sosa

Louann and Larry Temple Centennial Professor in the Humanities, Department of Philosophy

david_sosa@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.5284  |  WAG 316CV

Education   

Ph.D., Princeton University

Interests

  mind and language; ethics; metaphysics; epistemology; philosophy of language

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Shannon Speed

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology; Assistant Vice President, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement

sspeed@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.471.0061  |  SAC 5.120, CLA 2.106B

Interests

  human rights; indigenous rights; indigenous migration; gender; activist research

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Chandler Stolp

Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

stolp@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.8951  |  SRH 3.384F

Education   

Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University

Interests

  social polcy program evaluation statistics

David Stuart

Linda and David Schele Professor of Mesoamerican Art and Writing, Department of Art and Art History and Department of Anthropology

davidstuart@mail.utexas.edu  |  512.232.2363  |  ART 1.412

Education   

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Interests

  Mesoamerican archaeology and epigraphy

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Rebecca M. Torres

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment

rebecca.torres@austin.utexas.edu  |  CLA 3.426

Education   

Ph.D., University of California at Davis

Interests

  migration; rural development; agriculture; gender; tourism; activist scholarship

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Luis Urrieta, Jr.

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction; Faculty Chair, Mexican Center Faculty Committee

urrieta@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4129  |  SZB 528G

Education   

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Interests

  Latino studies; cultural and racial identities; agency as social and cultural practices; social movements and education

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Mariah D. Wade

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

m.wade@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.232.4876  |  SAC 4.146

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  ethnohistory; archival research and methodologies; Native Americans in Texas, Mexico, and the greater southwest

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Peter Ward

C.B. Smith Sr. Centennial Chair in US-Mexico Relations, Department of Sociology, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and Department of Geography and the Environment

peter.ward@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.6302  |  CLA 3.730, SRH 3.228

Education   

Ph.D., University of Liverpool

Interests

  Housing and governance in Mexico and Latin America

David C. Warner

Wilbur J. Cohen Professor in Health and Social Policy, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

david.warner@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.6277  |  SRH 3.242

Education   

Ph.D., Syracuse University

Interests

  economics; health policy; health finance

Patricia Wilson

Professor, School of Architecture

patriciawilson@utexas.edu  |  512.471.0130  |  SUT 3.122

Education   

Ph. D., Cornell University

Interests

  civic engagement and dialogue; participatory planning; international development; community development; sustainable social development

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Samuel M. Wilson

Professor, Department of Anthropology

s.wilson@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1176  |  CLA 4.404

Education   

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  archaeology; historical anthropology; prehistoric contact

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Anthony C. Woodbury

Professor, Department of Linguistics and Department of Anthropology

woodbury@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1701  |  CLA 4.728

Education   

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Chatino linguisitcs and language preservation; documentation and preservation of endangered languages; grammatical analysis and theory

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Emilio Zamora

Professor, Department of History

e.zamora@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.475.8706  |  GAR 2.104B

Education   

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  history of Mexicans in the U.S.; oral history and archival enterprise in Texas and northern Mexico

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Luis Zayas

Dean and Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy, School of Social Work

lzayas@austin.utexas.edu  |  512.471.1937  |  SSW 2.202

Education   

Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests

  family functioning; child-rearing; child and adolescent mental health in Latino families in the U.S. and Latin America

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Pilar Zazueta

Lecturer, LLILAS

pzazueta@utexas.edu  |  512.232.2418  |  SRH 1.322

Education   

Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests

  public policy; food consumption and nutrition; gender


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