Profiles in "Southwest Studies" Expertise Area

  • Claudia Mesch is Professor of Art History at Arizona State University. Her books include Modern Art at the Berlin Wall (2009), Art and Politics (2013), and Joseph Beuys (2017).
  • Peeples is an archaeologist whose work focuses on regional synthesis and the application of network science methods and models to archaeological data, primarily in the U.S. Southwest and Mexican Northwest.
  • Steven (Steve) Semken is an ethnogeologist and geoscience education researcher whose research focuses on place-based and intercultural geoscience education, to foster a more diverse geoscience community and improved public geoscience literacy.
  • Sadowski-Smith works in border and migration studies. She has published "The New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States," "Border Fictions," and "Globalization on the Line."
  • I am an anthropological archaeologist who examines the social impacts of long-distance exchange and long-term human-animal relationships in pre-Hispanic North America.
  • Doctoral student, History, SHPRS. Historian of the modern American Southwest, American Indians, culture, and land use.
  • Rafael Martínez is an assistant professor of Southwest Borderlands in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts' Faculty of Interdisciplinary Humanities and Communication. Rafael’s work focuses on immigration, migration, the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands.