Environmental anthropology, environmental justice, immigration
Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Washington, Dissertation: “The Co-Evolution of Nature Conservation and Militarization on the U.S.-Mexico Border”
M.A., International Development, Community Planning and the Environment, Clark University
B.A., Anthropology and Global Studies, Pacific Lutheran University
Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University
Collaborator: The Migrant Material Culture Project (MMCP)
“Landscapes of Risk: Environmental Justice and Resource Insecurity in Phoenix, Arizona.” B. Bolin, M. Hegmon, L. Meierotto, J. Wetmore, A. York. Forthcoming chapter in Linking urban ecology, environmental justice, and global environmental change: a framework for urban sustainability.
“Uneven Geographies of Northern-based Advocacy NGOs: The Case of the Talo Dam.” Journal of Environmental Management
“The Environmental History of Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge: The Coevolution of Militarization and Conservation.” American Society for Environmental History, April 2011.
“Establishing Conservation Priorities on the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Morality of Supplementary Water.” Panel on the Morality of Conservation, at American Association of Anthropology, November 2010.
“Environmental Politics and Perceptions on the U.S.-Mexico Border.” Presented at the American Association of Anthropology, December 2009.
“Conserving Cabeza Prieta: Migration and Homeland Security in a National Wildlife Refuge.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology, March 2009.
“Its Power, Dam It! Effects of Transnational Advocacy on International Water Governance” With Darrin Mcgee and Lisa Giddons. Presented at American Political Science Association, 2004.
“The Disempowering Nature of Northern Advocacy: Silenced Voices Along the Bani River?” MA Thesis. Presented at Society for Applied Anthropology annual meeting, 2003.