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Stephen Oliver
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David Ortiz
Associate Professor, History
TEL: (520) 626-8419
Office: Social Sciences 229

I am a social and cultural historian of 18th, 19th, & 20th century Europe, with a growing interest in intellectual history.  My research interests center on public discourse in southern Europe, particularly in newspapers, magazines, and popular novels, during the '...
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Tracey Osborne
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Lydia Otero
Associate Professor, Mexican American & Raza Studies
TEL: (520) 621-8985
FAX: (520) 621-7966
Office: Chavez 208

Lydia R. Otero is an associate professor and teaches courses in culture and history. Otero received a master’s degree in history from California State University, Los Angles, and a Ph.D., also in history, from the University of Arizona. Otero’s work on claiming place, historic...
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Thomas Patterson
Professor, School of Music
TEL: (520) 621-1157
Office: Slonaker House 214

Professor Patterson enjoys an active performance schedule, giving recitals to critical acclaim throughout North America. Recent performances have taken him to the Peoples Republic of China, Brazil, Columbia, Mexico and Italy. Since joiningThe University of Arizona faculty in 1980, he has...
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Vera Pavlakovich-Kochi
Senior Research Scientist, Economic and Business Research Center, Eller College of Management
TEL: (520) 626-0520
FAX: (520) 621-2150
Office: McClelland Hall 103
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Erika Perez
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V. Spike Peterson
Professor, Political Science
TEL: (520) 621-8984
Office: Social Sciences 318B

V. Spike Peterson is a Professor in the School of Government and Public Policy (website) with courtesy appointments in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies (...
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Charles Poster
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Alfred Quiroz
Professor, Painting & Drawing, School of Art
TEL: (520) 626-4672
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Nina Rabin
Director of Border Research & Assistant Research Social Scientist, Southwest Institute for Research on Women; Director, Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program, Co-Director, Immigration Law Clinic, James. E. Rogers College of Law
TEL: (520) 621-7331
Office: RH 125
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Jeannine Elisa Relly
Associate Professor, School of Journalism
TEL: (520) 626-8680
FAX: (520) 621-7557
Office: Marshall Building 326

Dr. Jeannine Relly's research focuses on global influences on news media systems, government information policy, press-state relations, democratic institutions, freedom of expression and access to information in countries in conflict and political transition. She also has a line of research...
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Iliana Reyes
Assistant Professor, Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies, College of Education
TEL: (520) 621-4087
Office: Education 505
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Roberto Rodriguez
Assistant Professor
TEL: (520) 626-0824
FAX: (520) 621-7966
Office: Chávez, Room 207B

Roberto Rodriguez is an assistant professor in the MAS department at the University of Arizona. He is a longtime-award-winning journalist/columnist who returned to school in 2003 in pursuit of a Master's degree (2005) and a Ph.D. in Mass Communications (Jan. 2008) at the University of Wisconsin...
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Philip Rody

Philip Rody is a dual-degree student in Latin American Studies and Law. He received his undergraduate degree in Anthropology from Northern Arizona University in 2017.

Philip's research interests focus on the various intersections between immigration and labor, with an emphasis on guest...
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Andrea Romero
Associate Professor, Mexican American & Raza Studies
TEL: (520) 626-8137
FAX: (520) 621-7966
Office: Chavez 203A-1

Andrea Romero is an associate professor in the department. She also has appointments in Psychology and Family Studies & Human Development. Born in Visalia, California, she grew up in the Southwest United States, including Vallejo, California; Oxnard, California; El Paso, Texas; and...
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Cecilia Rosales
Associate Professor, College of Public Health
TEL: (520) 626-0720
Office: Roy P. Drachman Hall A239

Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS, is an associate professor in the Community, Environmental and Policy Division at The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Dr. Rosales, who joined the College in 2005, has offered courses that probe public health...
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Jennifer Roth-Gordon
Associate Professor, School of Anthropology

Jennifer Roth-Gordon is a linguistic anthropologist who has been conducting research in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil since 1995. Her current book manuscript, Race and the Brazilian Body: Blackness, Whiteness, and Everyday Language in Rio de Janeiro (University of California Press,...
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Eliane Rubinstein-Avila
Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies, College of Education
TEL: (520) 621-1488
Office: Education 525
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Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith
Adjunct Lecturer, Mexican American & Raza Studies
TEL: (520) 626-4987
FAX: (520) 621-7966
Office: Chavez 207C

Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith, MA&RS adjunct lecturer, specializes in research and teaching on Mexican-American women's history, human rights, and immigration issues. A native of Douglas, Arizona, Rubio-Goldsmith completed undergraduate and graduate degrees in Law and Philosophy at the...
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Joaquin Ruiz
Executive Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
TEL: (520) 621-4090
FAX: (520) 621-2672
Office: Gould-Simpson Bldg. 1025
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Dereka Rushbrook
Adjunct Lecturer, School of Geography and Development
TEL: (520) 626-9820
Office: Harvill 409
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Raul Saba
Associate Director and Associate Research Social Scientist, Center for Latin American Studies
TEL: (520) 743-7893
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Rafe Sagarin
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Scott Saleska
Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
TEL: (520) 626-1500
Office: BSW 510
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Kathleen Schwartzman
Professor, Sociology
TEL: (520) 621-1883
FAX: (520) 621-9875
Office: Social Sciences 419

Kathleen C Schwartzman is Professor in the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona.  Her interests include the economic and political consequences of globalization for less developed countries. She has been examining the globalization of food trade.  Her recent book The...
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Christopher Scott
Professor, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, and Geography and Development. Affiliate faculty in Hydrology & Water Resources; Soil, Water, Environ. Sciences; School of Natural Resources & Environment
TEL: (520) 626-4393
Office: Udall Center

Focus: coupled natural-human systems, Mexico, Latin America, US Southwest, India, Nepal.

Themes: adaptation, resilience, global change, climate change, water-energy nexus, groundwater, wastewater, reuse, transboundary water.

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Thomas E. Sheridan
Research Anthropologist, Southwest Center; Professor, School of Anthropology
TEL: (520) 621-5088
FAX: (520) 621-9922
Office: Little Chapel of All Nations

I currently hold a joint appointment in the Southwest Center and the Department of Anthropology and have conducted ethnographic and ethnohistoric research in the Southwest and Northern Mexico since 1971. I directed the Mexican Heritage Project at the Arizona Historical...
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Jeffrey C. Silvertooth
Professor & Department Heat, Soil Water & Environmental Science
TEL: (520) 621-7228
FAX: (520) 621-1647
Office: Shantz 429
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Christopher Sittler

Christopher E. Sittler is a graduate student pursuing a Masters degree in Latin American Studies. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a duel BA in Anthropology and Psychology. He has worked for the Bureau of Applied...
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