PhD in Latin American Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1994
Instruction: Cultural Anthropology, Economic Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, World Regional Geography, U.S.-Mexico Border Studies, Immigration and Education in the U.S.A.
Service: College and University faculty governance committees; collaborations with visual and performing artists and advisor for public art projects and documentary films on the U.S.-Mexico border; reviewer and translator for Latin American Perspectives and Journal of Latin American Geography; reviewer for City & Society.
• Capitalist development and geographical transformations in North American transnational spaces
• Dialectics of U.S.-Mexico economic integration
• Racial and class formation in the Americas
• Ethnomusicology in transnational places
• Visual anthropology; ethnographic research & practices between art and anthropology