Affiliate Faculty

Abraham Acosta

Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

Carlos Alsua

Senior Lecturer, International Management and Global Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurial management
  • Market innovation
  • Global markets

Maribel Alvarez

Associate Dean, Community Engagement

Alberto Arenas

Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies

Diane Austin

Director, School of Anthropology

Research Anthropologist (BARA)

Haury Anthropology Bldg. 210F

Jeffrey Banister

Director, Southwest Studies Center

Associate Research Scientist & Editor

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Carl Bauer

Professor, School of Geography and Development

Environment and Natural Res. 2 (ENR2) S525

William Beezley

Professor, History

Social Sciences 228B

Julio Betancourt

Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. Geological Survey
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Katia de Costa Bezerra

Professor & Associate Head, Spanish & Portuguese

Stefano Bloch

Assistant Professor, School of Geography & Development

  • Cultural geography
  • Policing and gangs
  • Chicano/urbanism
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Victor Braitberg

Assistant Professor, Honors Interdisciplinary Faculty

Michael M. Brescia

Curator of Ethnohistory, Arizona State Museum

Arizona State Museum 221N
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Anne Browning-Aiken

Program Manager, Retired – Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy

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Stephanie Buechler

Assistant Research Scientist, School of Geography and Development

James Buizer

Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment

Director of Climate Adaptation and International Development

Deputy Director, Institute of the Environment

  • Climate adaptation and sustainability
  • Global change management

Kevin Byrne

Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies, School of Theatre, Film and Television

  • Race theory and race studies
  • Minority drama and performance
  • Racial representation in US culture
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Maritza Cardenas

Assistant Professor, Department of English

  • US Central American Studies
  • Latinx Studies
  • Cultural and Gender Studies

Megan Carney

Assistant Professor, School of Anthropology

  • Transnational migration
  • Migrant health
  • Food insecurity

Tracy Carroll

Lecturer, Family & Community Medicine

Herbert K. Abrams Bldg. 4320
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Scott Carvajal

Professor, Public Health

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Ana Maria Carvalho

Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

Modern Languages 545
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Julia Cole

Professor of Geosciences

  • Climate and environmental change
  • Coral reefs
  • Drought
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Sonia Colina

Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

  • Translation studies
  • Spanish phonology
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Benedict Colombi

Professor, American Indian Studies

Faculty Director, Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs

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Mary Carol Combs

Professor, Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies – College of Education

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Juan Comesana

Professor, Philosophy

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Malcolm Compitello

Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

Executive Editor, Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies

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Ana Cornide

Assistant Professor, Spanish and Portuguese

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Jill De Zapien

Director, Border / Transborder and Binational Public Health

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Christina Diaz

Assistant Professor of Sociology

  • International migration
  • Inequality and stratification
  • Health
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Sapana Doshi

Assistant Professor, School of Geography and Development

  • Critical development studies
  • Urban geography
  • Feminist geography
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Theodore Downing

Research Professor, Social Development – Arizona Research Laboratories

AZ Research Labs Annex 111
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Burris Duncan

Professor Emeritus, Public Health & Pediatrics

  • Medical issues in children with special care needs
  • Global child health
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Alain-Philippe Durand

Dean, College of Humanities

Professor, French and Italian

Modern Languages 345
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John Ehiri

Professor and Department Chair, Department of Health Promotion Sciences

  • Social and behavioral aspects of disease prevention
  • Global health
  • HIV prevention and its global importance
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Brian Enquist

Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

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Antonio Estrada

Professor, Mexican American & Raza Studies

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Jaime Fatas

Director & Associate Specialist, Spanish Translation and Interpretation Program

Modern Languages 526
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Julieta Fernandez

Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

  • L2 and cross-cultural pragmatics
  • Language learning in study abroad
  • Language learning and technology
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Jim Field

Assistant Dean, Graduate Education – College of Engineering

Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Timothy J. Finan

Research Anthropologist, Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology

Haury Anthropology Bldg. 316D
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Melissa Fitch

Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

Modern Languages 545
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Karl Flessa

Professor, Emeritus

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Todd V. Fletcher

Associate Professor, Disability & Psychoeducational Studies – College of Education

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George Frisvold

Extension Specialist, Agriculture & Resource Economics

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Oliver Froehling

Adjunct Professor of Geography

  • Political ecology
  • NGO's
  • Digital media
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Jay Gandolfi

Professor, Emeritus – College of Pharmacy

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David A. Gantz

Professor, Retired – James E. Rogers College of Law

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David Gibbs

Professor, History

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Patrisia Gonzales

Associate Professor, Mexican American & Raza Studies

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Celeste González de Bustamante

Assistant Director, Faculty Initiatives

Associate Professor, School of Journalism

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Kevin Gosner

Associate Professor, History

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David Graizbord

Associate Professor & Associate Director, Arizona Center for Judaic Studies

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Linda Green

Professor, School of Anthropology

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James Greenberg

Professor, Emeritus – Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology

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John G. Hildebrand

Regents Professor, Neuroscience

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Terrence Hill

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

Director of Care, Health and Society Program

Secondary Appointment: Arizona Center on Aging

  • Medical sociology
  • Social epidemiology
  • Social inequality in health and human suffering
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Laura Lopez Hoffman

Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment

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James C. Hopkins

Associate Specialist, James E. Rogers College of Law

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Anita Huizar-Hernandez

Assistant Professor, Spanish and Portuguese

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Barbara Hutchinson

Program Manager, School of Natural Resources & the Environment

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Takeshi Inomata

Professor, School of Anthropology

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Katharine L. Jacobs

Director, Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions

Extension Specialist, Soil Water & Environmental Science

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Jennifer Jenkins

Professor, English

John Paul Jones III

John Paul Jones III

Dean, Don Bennett Moon – College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Professor, Geography/Regional Development

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Julian Kunnie

Professor, Religious Studies/Classics Studies

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Kevin Lansey

Professor and Department Head, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics

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Patricia Lebensohn

Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Arizona Health Sciences 4320
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Geta LeSeur-Brown

Professor, Emerita – English

Modern Languages 488
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Diana Liverman

Director & Professor, School of Geography and Development

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Susan Lobo

UA Associate/Distinguished Visiting Scholar

  • Indigenous peoples worldwide
  • American Indians with a focus on contemporary issues
  • Urbanization and social change
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Todd O. Lutes

Associate Professor, Political Science – UA South

Maurice Rafael Magana

Maurice Rafael Magana

Assistant Professor in Mexican American Studies

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Yuri Makino

Associate Professor, School of Theatre, Film and Television

Associate Director, Film and Television

  • US Mexico border
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Patricia Manning

Evaluation Specialist, Campus Health Service

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Stuart Marsh

Associate Director and Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment

  • Arid lands
  • Climate adaptation and sustainability
  • Geospatial science and modeling
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Daniel Martinez

Assistant Professor of Sociology

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Thomas R. McGuire

Research Anthropologist, Emeritus – Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology

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Paul Melendez

Professor of Practice, Eller College of Management

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John Milbauer

Professor of Music, Fred Fox School of Music

  • Piano music of Mexican composer Manuel M. Ponce
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Jadwiga Pieper Mooney

Associate Professor, History

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Monica Morales

Associate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese

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Katherine Morrissey

Associate Professor, History

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Kaitlin Murphy

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

  • Visual culture
  • Cultural memory
  • Transnational justice
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Gary Paul Nabhan

Research Social Scientist, Southwest Studies Center

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Alexander Eduardo Nava

Professor, Religious Studies/Classics

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Anna Ochoa O'Leary

Professor & Department Head, Mexican American Studies

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Antxon Olarrea

Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

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David Ortiz

Associate Professor, History

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Tracey Osborne

Associate Professor, School of Geography and Development

Environment and Natural Res. 2 (ENR2) S527
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Francisco Javier Osorio Zago

Assistant Professor, School of Government and Public Policy

  • Organized crime
  • Political violence
  • Computerized event data
Social Sciences 315
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Thomas Patterson

Professor, School of Music

Slonaker House 214
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Vera Pavlakovich-Kochi

Senior Regional Scientist, Economic and Business Research Center – Eller College of Management

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Erika Perez

Associate Professor of History

  • Spanish Borderlands/American West
  • Gender and sexuality in Colonial America
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V. Spike Peterson

Professor, School of Government & Public Policy

Social Sciences 318B
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Alfred Quiroz

Professor, Emeritus – School of Art

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Cristina Ramirez

Associate Professor of English, Department of English

Program Director for the Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English Graduate Program

  • Underrepresented rhetorics
  • K-12 Learning and research
  • Curriculum development
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Robin Reineke

Research Social Scientist, Southwest Center

  • Migration
  • Forensics
  • Medical anthropology
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Jeannine Elisa Relly

Associate Professor, School of Journalism

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Iliana Reyes

Professor, Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies – College of Education

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Roberto Rodriguez

Associate Professor, Mexican American & Raza Studies

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Andrea Romero

Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs

Professor, Family Studies-Human Development

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Cecilia Rosales

Associate Dean, Phoenix Programs

Professor, College of Public Health

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Jennifer Roth-Gordon

Associate Professor, School of Anthropology

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Eliane Rubinstein-Avila

Professor, Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies – College of Education

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Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith

Adjunct Lecturer, Mexican American & Raza Studies

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Joaquin Ruiz

Vice President, Innovation - Office for Research and Discovery & Dean, College of Science

Professor, Geosciences

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Dereka Rushbrook

Associate Professor, School of Geography and Development

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Scott Saleska

Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Biosciences West 510
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Kathleen Schwartzman

Professor, Sociology

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Christopher Scott

Director, Udall Center - Studies in Public Policy

Professor, Geography/Regional Development

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Thomas E. Sheridan

Research Anthropologist, Southwest Center

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Jeffrey C. Silvertooth

Associate Dean & Director, Cooperative Extension / Economic Development / Services

Professor, Soil/Water and Environmental Science

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William Simmons

Professor of Gender and Women's Studies

Director of Human Rights Practice Program

  • Advancements of human rights for marginalized populations around the globe
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Crystal M. Soltero

Associate Professor of Practice, Teaching/Learning and Sociocultural Studies

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Sandra Soto

Associate Professor, Women's Studies

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Charles R. Sterling

Professor, Emeritus – Veterinary Science & Microbiology

Veterinary Science & Microbiology 304A 
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Richard Stoffle

Research Anthropologist, Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology

Haury Anthropology Bldg. 319
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Janet Sturman

Professor, Retired – School of Music

Associate Dean, Retired – Graduate College

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Douglas Taren

Professor & Associate Dean, Academic Affairs – College of Public Health

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Michelle Tellez

Assistant Professor in Mexican American Studies

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Gary D. Thompson

Professor & Department Head, Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Daniela Triadan

Professor, School of Anthropology

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Beatriz Urrea

Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

Modern Languages 532
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Juan Valdes

Professor, Hydrology and Water Resources

Civil Engineering 206
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Robert Varady

Research (Full) Professor of Environmental Policy

  • Water security and policy
  • Environmental policy
  • Global water initiatives
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Victoria Westover

Director, Hansom Film Institute

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Joseph Wilder

Editor-in-Chief, Southwest Studies Center

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Ada Wilkinson-Lee

Associate Professor, Department of Mexican American Studies

  • Latino health disparities
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Robert Williams

Regents Professor, E Thomas Sullivan - Law / American Indian Studies

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Paul Wilson

Professor, Emeritus – Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Drexel Woodson

Associate Research Anthropologist, Retired – Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology

David Yetman

Research Social Scientist, Southwest Studies Center

Southwest Studies Center

Ofelia Zepeda

Regents’ Professor of Linguistics

Affiliated Faculty, American Indian Studies

  • Tohono O'odham
  • Survey of Native languages
  • Language revitalization and documentation