Activities & Interests
- Linguistic anthropology
- Ethnic and racial identities
- Indigenous peoples
- Discourse and ideology
- Racist discourses
- Grassroots social movement
- U.S.-Mexico border and Latin America
2019. Divided Peoples: Policy, Activism and Indigenous Identities on the U.S.-Mexico Border. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.
2019. “For Native Americans, U.S.-Mexico border is an imaginary line.” The Conversation, March 19. https://theconversation.com/for-native-americans-us-mexico-border-is-an-imaginary-line-111043
2019. “Hip Hop is Resistance”: Defining Indigeneity on the U.S.-Mexico Border. In Music and Modernity among First Peoples of North America. Victoria L. Levine and Dylan Robertson, eds. Pp. 69-90. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.
2019. Handbook on Indigenous People’s Border Crossing Rights Between the United States and Mexico, an online community resource. Co-authored by the Alianza Indígena Sin Fronteras / Indigenous Alliance Without Borders. https://www.indigenousalliance.org/copy-of-hom
2018. Indigenous Identities on the U.S.-Mexico Border. Journal of the Southwest 60(4): 914-936.
2018. The Representation of Indigenous Lifeways and Beliefs in U.S.-Mexico Border Indigenous Activist Discourse. Semiotica: Journal of the International Association of Semiotic Studies 224: 223-248.
2017. Book Review: Fixing the Books: Secrecy, Literacy, and Perfectibility in Indigenous New Mexico by Erin Debenport. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 27(2): 252-254.
2015. The Divided Yoeme (Yaqui) Nation. Wicazo Sa Review 30(2): 5-27.
2009. Book Review: Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court by Justin B. Richland. Political and Legal Anthropology Review 32(2): 354-358.
2007. “Where are you from?”: The Problem of Identity for the “Native” Anthropologist. Arizona Anthropologist 18: 95-99.
2002. Grammatical Images of Perception and Legitimacy: An Example from Jacaltec Maya. Texas Linguistic Forum 45: 76-83.
- AN105: Language and Culture
- AN256: Language Socialization
- AN260: Language and Gender
- AN262: Studying Language as Social Action
- AN311: Language in Culture and Mind: Cognitive Anthropology
- AN312: The Language of Racism
- Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2009