Faculty Members

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Douglas Taren
Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Public Health
Email: taren@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-8375
Office: Roy P. Drachman Hall A202

Douglas Taren, PhD, MS, focuses primarily on maternal and child nutrition with a special emphasis on decreasing health disparities within low income populations and countries. His studies and teaching experiences in maternal and child health have been conducted in several...
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Michelle Tellez
Assistant Professor in Mexican American Studies

Dr. Michelle Téllez, an interdisciplinary scholar trained in Community Studies, Sociology, Chicana/o Studies and Education, writes about identity, transnational community formation, ...
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Sylvia Tesh
Email: stesh@email.arizona.edu

Sylvia came to the University of Arizona in 2005. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Hawaii. Her most recent work has focused on environmental politics and on social movements, principally in Brazil and Panama. She teaches a spring term course called Politics, Power and...
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Gary D. Thompson
Professor & Department Head, Agricultural & Resource Economics
Email: garyt@ag.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-6249
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Daniela Triadan
Associate Professor, School of Anthropology
Email: dtriadan@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0077
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Beatriz Urrea
Senior Lecturer, Spanish & Portuguese
Email: urrea@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-3620
Office: Modern Languages 532

Dr. Beatriz Urrea holds a B.A. in Anthropology, M.A. in Comparative Literature, and Ph.D. in Spanish Literature. Her areas of specialization are Spanish Golden Age Literature, and the writings of Spanish mystics. She was born in Puerto Rico and has lived in her native country, Brasil, and...
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Juan Valdes
Professor, Hydrology and Water Resources: Director, Sustainability of semi-Arid Hydrology and Riparian Areas (SAHRA)
Email: jvaldes@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-8787
Office: Civil Engineering 206

Dr. Juan B. Valdés is Professor in the Department of Hydrology and Water Resources at the University of Arizona. He is also the Director of the NSF Science and Technology Center SAHRA (Sustainability of Semi-Arid Hydrology and Riparian Areas) at the University of Arizona. Previously he was a...
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Victoria Westover
Program Director, Hansom Film Institute
Email: vwestove@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-9825
Office: Marshall 248

Vicky Westover serves as the Program Director of the Hanson Film Institute at The University of Arizona (since 2004) where she is also an adjunct faculty member in the School of Media Arts. As the Program Director of the Hanson Film Institute, Vicky develops and coordinates diverse local...
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Scott Whiteford
Professor, Center for Latin American Studies
Email: eljefe@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-7207
FAX: (520) 626-7248

Dr. Scott Whiteford is the Director of the Mexican Initiative for SBS and Emeritus Professor, Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona. He served as the Director of Center for Latin American Studies and Caribbean Studies and Professor of...
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Stacie Widdifield
Professor, Art History, School of Art
Email: staciew@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-9705
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Margaret Wilder
Associate Professor, Center for Latin American Studies & School of Geography & Regional Development
Email: mwilder@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-7231
FAX: (520) 626-7248
Office: ENR2 S419

Margaret Wilder is an associate professor of Latin American studies at The University of Arizona. She is also an associate research professor of environmental policy with the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy and an associate professor of geography and development. She earned a Ph.D. in...
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Joseph Wilder
Director, Southwest Center
Email: jwilder@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2484
Office: Little Chapel of All Nations
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Robert Williams
Email: williams@email.arizona.edu
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Paul Wilson
Professor, Agricultural & Resource Economics
Email: pwilson@ag.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-6258
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Drexel Woodson
Associate Research Anthropologist, Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology
Email: dwoodson@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-8811
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David Yetman
Research Social Scientist, Southwest Center
Email: dyetman@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2484
Office: Southwest Center
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Adriana Zuniga Teran
Assistant Research Scientist
Email: aazuniga@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-4393

Adriana Zuniga-Teran is an Assistant Research Scientist (continuing-eligible status) at the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning and at the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona. She obtained her PhD in Arid Lands Resource Sciences with a minor in Global...
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