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.