Program Faculty

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William Paul Simmons
Director of Human Rights Practice Graduate Programs (SBS); Member, Executive Committee
Email: williamsimmons@email.arizona.edu

William Paul Simmons, Ph.D, is the Director of the UA Human Rights Practice Graduate Programs in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at UA, and a  Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies.  His specializations include: women’s rights...

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Matthew Abraham
Professor of English

Matthew Abraham, Ph.D. is Professor of English, specializing in Rhetoric and Composition and the Teaching of English. His publications have appeared in JAC: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Rhetoric, Culture, and Politics, Cultural Critique, South Atlantic Quarterly, College...

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Joyceen Boyle
Country Specialist for Amnesty International, USA; Associate Dean of UA College of Nursing (retired)

Joyceen Boyle, RN, Ph.D., is a Country Specialist for Amnesty International, USA (AIUSA).  She started this work in 1983, specifically focusing on Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. Dr. Boyle follows the human rights situation in those countries quite closely through the...

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Victor Braitberg
Assistant Professor, Honors College

Victor Braitberg, Ph.D., is a Cultural Anthropologist whose teaching is focused on the social, cultural, and historical dimensions of science, technology, and medicine. He received his Ph.D from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002...

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Mette Brogden
Program Manager and Lecturer, Online Graduate Programs in Human Rights Practice; Member, Executive Committee
Email: metteb@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-5026

Mette Brogden, Ph.D., is a cultural and medical anthropologist who has spent the past 14 years working in leadership positions in government and NGOs concerned with refugee resettlement and inclusion in the U.S. Her work has included refugee reception and placement, policy...

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Sheena Brown
Assistant Professor; Program Director, Human Services; Program Director, Family Studies and Human Development; Program Director, Military Families Faculty Program:

Sheena Brown, Ph.D., MPH, is an Assistant Professor and Program Director of Human Services and Family Studies & Human Development at UA South, with a joint appointment in the Health Promotion Sciences department in the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

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Nolan Cabrera
Associate Professor, Center for the Study of Higher Education

Nolan Cabrera, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Arizona. He studies the racial dynamics on college campuses, with a particular focus on Whiteness, and was the only academic featured in the MTV documentary ...

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Megan Carney
Assistant Professor, School of Anthropology; and Director, UA Center for Regional Food Studies

Megan Carney, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the School of Anthropology.  She is a sociocultural and critical medical anthropologist with specializations that include transnational and gendered migration, migrant health, food and food systems, and biopolitics. Her research...

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Monica Casper
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Inclusion, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and Public Health, The University of Arizona

Monica J. Casper, Ph.D. is Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Inclusion in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Public Health at the University of Arizona. She is also an affiliated faculty member in the School of...

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Ana Isabel Cornide
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Ana Cornide, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese. Her specializations include: Spanish and Latin American Literature, critical service learning, performance studies, border studies, and globalization.

 

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Sapana Doshi
Assistant Professor, School of Geography and Development

Sapana Doshi, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the School of Geography and Development and a Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies. Her work on urban social movements explores the nexus of cultural politics and political economy in cities of the...

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Suzanne Dovi
Associate Professor, School of Government and Public Policy

Suzanne Dovi, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona. She has written on the representation of victims in the International Criminal Court, genocide, and the hypocrisy of humanitarian interventions. Professor...

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Shahira Fahmy
Professor of Journalism, Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Shahira Fahmy, Ph.D., is a Professor of Journalism, and an affiliate professor in the Department of Middle Eastern and North African Studies, the Department of Communication Studies, and the School of Government and Public Policy. ...

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Melissa Fitch
Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Melissa A. Fitch, Ph.D., is a Professor of Spanish and Portuguese. Her research is currently focused on Asian representations of Latin American popular culture. She is author of the book Global Tangos: Travels in the Transnational Imaginary (Bucknell UP, 2015) and ...

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Celeste González de Bustamante
Associate Professor of Journalism

Celeste González de Bustamante, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Journalism.  She is also an affiliated faculty member of the Center for Latin American Studies.  Dr. González de Bustamante conducts research on: the history and development of television news and...

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Linda Green
Associate Professor, School of Anthropology

Linda Green, Ph.D., is a socio-cultural and medical anthropologist in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona.Her scholarship draws on insights garnered from over two decades of field-based research that has centered on multi-dimensional aspects of violence...

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Leonard Hammer
Director of Outreach and Program Development, Human Rights Practice Graduate Programs (SBS)
Email: lhammer@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-5785

Leonard M. Hammer, Ph.D.,LL.M., is the Director of Outreach and Program Development, Human Rights Practice Graduate Programs (SBS).  He is also the David and Andrea Stein Visiting Professor of Modern Israel Studies, Center for Judaic Studies.  He has a JD from Georgetown...

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Seanna Howard
Clinician and Professor of Practice, College of Law, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program; Member of Executive Committee, Online Graduate Programs in Human Rights Practice

Seánna Howard, LL.B., LL.M., is a Clinician and Professor of Practice with the University of Arizona College of Law, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program. She has been with the Program for more than 10 years, representing indigenous communities on precedent-setting cases...

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Leila Hudson
Associate Professor Associate Professor, Modern Middle East Culture and Political Economy

Leila Hudson, Ph.D., an anthropologist and historian, is an Associate Professor in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies at UA.  Her research interests focus on Syria, Iraq, late Ottoman Arab provinces, conflict dynamics, political history and economy, gender,...

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Kristine A. Huskey
Associate Clinical Professor, Director, Veterans' Advocacy Law Clinic, James E. Rogers College of Law

Kristine Huskey, J.D., is the Director of the Veterans’ Advocacy Law Clinic in the James E. Rogers College of Law, and an Associate Clinical Professor, where she teaches clinical legal education, national security law, and laws of armed conflict.

She has taught national...

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Jill Koyama
Associate Professor, Educational Policy Studies and Practice; and Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies

Jill Koyama, Ph.D., a cultural anthropologist, is Associate Professor in Educational Policy Studies and Practice (EPSP) and Teaching Learning and Sociocultural Studies (TLS). She is a faculty affiliate with Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs in Social, Cultural and Critical...

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Jenny Lee
Professor, Center for the Study of Higher Education

Jenny J. Lee, Ph.D., is a Professor of Higher Education at The University of Arizona.  Dr. Lee served as a Global Professor at Korea University and as an Honorary Visiting Scholar in City University, London.  She was a Fulbright Scholar to South Africa at the University of...

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Jamie A. Lee
Assistant Professor of Digital Culture, Information and Society in the School of Information, The University of Arizona

Jamie A. Lee, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Digital Culture, Information, and Society, School of Information at University of Arizona.  She attends to critical archival theory and methodologies, multimodal media-making contexts, storytelling, and ongoing...

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Eithne P Luibheid
Professor, Gender and Women's Studies

Eithne Luibhéid, Ph.D. (Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley) is a Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at UA. Her specializations included: undocumented immigration, queer migrations, marriage and migration, citizenship, and queer theory.

She is...

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Daniel Martinez
Assistant Professor, School of Sociology

Daniel E. Martínez, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Arizona and affiliate of the Center for Latin American Studies as well as the Mexican American Studies Department. His research and teaching interests include race and ethnicity,...

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Kaitlin Murphy
Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Kaitlin M. Murphy, Ph.D. is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, faculty in the Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory Graduate Interdisciplinary Program, and affiliated faculty in Latin American Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies at...

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Anna O'Leary
Associate Professor and Department Head, Mexican American Studies

Anna Ochoa O’Leary, Ph.D. is the Department Head of Mexican American Studies and an Associate Professor.  She received her Doctorate Degree in Anthropology from the University of Arizona, where she specialized in applied anthropology. A 2006-2007 Fulbright Scholar, Dr. O’Leary...

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Elizabeth Oglesby
Associate Professor of Geography and Development and Latin American Studies

Elizabeth Oglesby, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the School of Geography and Development, and Latin American Studies at UA.  Her specializations include globalization and labor issues, human rights, and Central America, especially Guatemala.  She received her Ph.D. in...

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V Spike Peterson
Professor of International Relations, School of Government and Public Policy
Email: spikep@email.arizona.edu

V. Spike Peterson, Ph.D., is a Professor of International Relations in the School of Government and Public Policy, with courtesy appointments in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, Institute for LGBT Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, and International Studies...

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Nina Rabin
Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program

Nina Rabin, J.D., is a Clinical Professor of Law and the Director, Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program at the University of Arizona's College of Law.  Her specializations include: immigration law, worker’s rights, women’s rights...

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