Sociology & Anthropology
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Ph.D. 2004 University of Texas at Austin, Anthropology
MA 1998 University of Texas at Austin, Anthropology
MA 1993 University of Southern California, English
BA 1987 Lewis & Clark College, English and French
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology; Language and Culture, Qualitative Research and Ethnography, Mexican American Culture; Anthropology of Violence; Globalization and Human Impacts; Migration: Crossing Borders, Crossing Cultures; France Today: Citizenship, Identity, and Nationalism
Areas of Focus
Cultural Anthropology, poetics, folklore, religion, migration, U.S. Southwest, Mexico
Open Your Heart: Religion and Cultural Poetics of Greater Mexico. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.
Mexican Retablos. Journal of Folklore Research 51, no. 1:13–47.
Mexican Pilgrimage, Migration, and Discovery of the Sacred. Journal of American Folklore 126, no. 502:361–385.
Milagroso/Miraculous: Mexican Aesthetics in the Unmaking and Making of Peasant Sociality. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 18-22, 2015.
Mexican Miracles and an Aesthetic of the Sacred. Inter-University Program for Latino Research biennial conference; Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame April 23-25, 2015.
Mexican Cultural Poetics: Past and New Research Initiatives. University of Guanajuato, León Campus. Guest Lecture, July 1, 2014.
American Anthropological Association
Society for Cultural Anthropology