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Robin Reineke



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Robin Reineke, Ph.D. is a contributing author to "Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert: La vida no vale nada." She is the cofounder and Executive Director of the Colibri Center for Human Rights (www.colibricenter.org). Colibrí is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that works with families of missing missing migrants and forensic scientists to identify the dead along the U.S.-Mexico border. From Seattle, Washington, Reineke received a BA in anthropology from Bryn Mawr College and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Arizona. Her dissertation, "Naming the Dead: Identification and Ambiguity Along the U.S.-Mexico Border" discusses the social and scientific mechanisms to name and identify the dead along the border. In 2014, she was awarded the Institute for Policy Studies' Letelier-Moffit Human Rights Award and a Global Fellowship from social entrepreneurship leader, Echoing Green.

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Scheduled events:
Robin Reineke
Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert: La vida no vale nada Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert addresses the tragic results of government policies on immigration. The book’s central question is why are migrants dying on our border? The authors constitute a multidisciplinary group reflecting on the issues of death, migration, and policy.

University of Arizona Press, Booth #241 (Seats 1)
Sun, Mar 12, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Nuestras Raices

Author: Robin Reineke
Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert
Authors reflect on immigration and how it is studied, address the tragic results of government immigration policies, and remember the thousands of migrants who have lost their lives crossing the desert.

Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (Seats 100, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Signing Area - Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Celestino Fernández, Anna Ochoa O'Leary, Robin Reineke, Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith
Moderator: Maribel Alvarez

Book:
Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert: La vida no vale nada
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
University of Arizona Press
October 2016
ISBN 9780816532520
Paperback, 320 pages
$24.95, INSTOCK
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Proceedings of a conference held in March 2008.

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Tucson Medical Center

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