Affiliate Faculty

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Abraham Acosta

Associate Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

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Carlos Alsua

Senior Lecturer, International Management and Global Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurial management
  • Market innovation
  • Global markets
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Maribel Alvarez

Associate Dean, Community Engagement

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Alberto Arenas

Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies

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Diane Austin

Director, School of Anthropology

Research Anthropologist (BARA)

Haury Anthropology Bldg. 210F
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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
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William Beezley

Professor, History

Social Sciences 228B
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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

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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

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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

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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
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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
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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

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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

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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

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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

Rogers Rountree Hall 308
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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

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David Yetman

Research Social Scientist, Southwest Studies Center

Southwest Studies Center
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Ofelia Zepeda

Regents’ Professor of Linguistics

Affiliated Faculty, American Indian Studies

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