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Professional Positions 

2006 - Present - Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2006 - Present - Adjunct Professor, Anthropoloty and American Indian Studies,Pima Community College West

1974-2005 Professor and Chair, Anthropology Department,Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd. Overland Park, Kansas 66210

Education

Master of Arts Anthropology, University of Iowa
Master of Arts Sociology, University of Iowa
Bachelor of Arts Sociology, Minor in Anthropology and History, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Research Areas

Native Peoples of North America
Cherokee Studies
Peoples of the Southwest
Caribbean Cultures of theWest Indies
Cultural Ecology
Gender Studies

Courses Taught

Native North America
Cultural Anthropology + Linguistics
Exploring Non-western Cultures
 

Publications

The Bluenight Mystery Series
High Stakes at San Xavier. 2008. Tucson, Arizona: Imago Press.
The View from Frog Mountain. 2009., Tucson, AZ: Imago Press.
Mission to Sonora. 2009., Tucson, AZ: Imago Press.

 

Papers and Panels

“Teaching Native American Studies in the Community College”
Session Chair and Paper Presentation, Society for Anthropology in the Community Colleges Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

“Teaching and Research in Community College Anthropology” Session Chair, Society for Anthropology in the Community Colleges Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.

“Teaching Anthropology in a Time of Crisis: Adapting the Curriculum to Meet the Need.” Society for Anthropology in the Community Colleges Annual Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

“Into Udmurtia: An Anthropologist’s Adventures in Ethnic Russia.” Society for Anthropology in the Community Colleges Annual Conference, Oaxaca, Mexico.

“Fiction in the Anthropology Classroom: Using the Novel as Ethnographic Source.” Society for Anthropology in the Community Colleges Annual Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

"Ethnography Through Video." Community College Social Science Association Conference, San Diego, California.

Sabbaticals

I
Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona.
II
Visiting Scholar, Departments of Anthropology and American Indian Studies, University of Arizona.
III
Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona.
IV

Ministry of Education, St. Lucia, West Indies.

 

 

 

 

Faculty Exchanges

Baronie College, Breda, The Netherlands, May 2005
Udmurt State University, Izhevsk, Russia. April-May 2000.

Fulbright

Summer Seminar, Argentina, June-July 2004

Seminars and Institutes

Infusing Southeast Asian Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum, East-West Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Summer 2002.
National Science Foundation Seminar: "History and the Social Sciences." University of Kansas.
National Science Foundation Chautauqua Short Courses:

Native American Culture Change
Anthropology Through Film
Women in Ethnography
Peasant and Complex Societies

National Women Leaders Institute and Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Organizational Memberships

Society for Anthropology in the Community Colleges
American Society of Ethnohistory
Sierra Club
Audubon Society
National Resources Defense Council
Nature Conservancy

Community Service

Tucson Community Food Bank

Save the Scenic Santa Ritas

Campbell-Grant Neighborhood Association, President

Arizona State Museum