University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Scott Whiteford

Scott Whiteford is a professor emeritus at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona and Anthropology at Michigan State University. He served as the Director of Latin American Studies at both universities. He co-editor with Jeremy Slack and Daniel E. Martinez "The Shadow of the Wall: Violence and Migration on the U.S.- Mexico Border" and with Ana Ochoa O'Leary and Colin Deeds of "Unchartered Terrains: New Directions in Border Research Methodology, Ethics, and Practice."

His research interests are international migration, human rights, violence, power and the political ecology of water. He is the author or coeditor, with colleagues, of 14 books published in English or Spanish, based on long-erm reseach in eight Latin American countries and the United States. These publications include "Workers from the North: Plantations and Bolivian Labor in Argentina," "NAFTA and the Campesinos" and "Seguridad, Agua y Desarrollo: El Furturo de la Frontera Mexico-Estados Unidos."

His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundations, the Ford Foundation, CEPAL and the Fulbright Commission.

Scheduled events:
Scott Whiteford
The Shadow of the Wall

University of Arizona Press*, Booth #239 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Author: Scott Whiteford
Let's Get Real: Life on the Border
Francisco Cantu, Greg Grandin and Scott Whiteford — three authors with in-depth knowledge of our complex border issues — will discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of life along the line.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Francisco Cantú, Greg Grandin, Scott Whiteford
Moderator: Ron Barber

The Shadow of the Wall
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
The University of Arizona Press
ISBN 9780816535590
272 pages
$35.00, INSTORE
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