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Carlos Velez-Ibanez

Carlos.Velez-Ibanez@asu.edu

Regents Professor
School of Transborder Studies
Faculty
Mail Code: 6303

Interdisciplinary B Building Suite B165 (Map)
(480)965-5091

Bio

Regents' Professor

Presidential Motorola Professor of Neighborhood Revitalization

Founding Director School of Transborder Studies

Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change

Faculty, Education

1975, Ph.D. Anthropology, University of California, San Diego
M.A. Anthropology, University of California, San Diego
M.A. English, University of Arizona
B.A. Political Science, University of Arizona

Bio

Dr. Velez-Ibanez’ academic fields include applied anthropology, complex social organizations, culture and education, ethno-class relations in complex social systems, migration and adaptation of human populations, political ecology, qualitative methodology and urban anthropology.

Dr. Velez-Ibanez concentrates his work on the Transborder regions of the Southwestern United States and Mexico and his publications are numerous including twelve books, four of which are based on original field research and three translated into Spanish and his grants are many from NSF, NEH, and private foundations.  

He was apponted to Arizona State University in 2005 and before this period he was Dean of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the University of California, Riverside from 1994-1999 and Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, 1994-2005. Previously he had been appointed Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, 1984-1994 and Director of the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, 1982-1994. Prior to this appointment, he was a tenured associate professor at UCLA.

His honors include the 2004 Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology awarded by the American Anthropology Association, and in 2003 the Bronislaw Malinowski Medal presented by the Society for Applied Anthropology in addition to a number of other awards and fellowships including a Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, California, 1993-94 and elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1999. Most recently he was named as Miembro Correspondiente de la Academia Mexicana de Ciencias in 2015 and the only  American anthropoloigst so selected.  He has also been nominated to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

He is presently Regents' Professor and Motorola Presidential Professor of Neighborhood Revitalization of the School of Transborder Studies and Professor of  Human Evolution and Social Change, Founding Director of the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University, and Emeritus Professor of Anthropology of the University of California, Riverside.

Research Interests

His research interests are in the transborder regional economy, transnational migration, culture, language and learning, household and community formations, and most recently the impact of the Ford Fellowship Program on the American academy.

Courses

Spring 2016

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
TCL 498 Pro-Seminar

Fall 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
TCL 101 Intro Transbrdr Chicana/o Stud
TCL 305 Transborder Practicum

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
TCL 493 Honors Thesis

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
TCL 111 Intro to Transborder Culture
TCL 191 First-Year Seminar
TCL 492 Honors Directed Study

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
TCL 191 First-Year Seminar

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 790 Reading and Conference

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
TCL 191 First-Year Seminar

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Applied Anthropology in the Mexico-United States Borderlands. Human Organization: Journal of Applied Anthropology (2016).

  2. Edited book: Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez, Roberto Sánchez y Mariángela Rodríguez Nicholls. Visiones de Acá y de Allá: Implicaciones de la política anti-migratoria en las comunidades de origen Mexicano de los Estados Unidos. UNAM (2015).

  3. Book chapter: Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez. Política, Procesos, y la Tontería Humana: Viviendo entre los Liliputienses de Arizona,". Visiones de Acá y de Allá: Implicaciones de la política anti-migratoria en las comunidades de origen Mexicano de los Estados Unidos. , UNAM: México D.F. (2015).

  4. Book chapter: Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez, Roberto Sánchez y Mariángela Rodríguez Nicholls. Introducción. Visiones de Acá y de Allá: Implicaciones de la política anti-migratoria en las comunidades de origen Mexicano de los Estados Unidos.. UNAM (2015).

  5. Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez and Elsie Szecsy. Politics, Process, Culture and Human Folly: Life among Arizonans and the Reality of a Transborder World. Journal of Borderlands Studies (2014).

  6. Book chapter: Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez. "Lengua Y Alfabetización En Español En El Suroeste De Los Estados Unidos: Hegemonía Política De La Lengua Desde La Colonia Al Presente,. El Futuro Del Español En Estados Unidos: La Lengua En Las Comunidades De Migrantes. Editorial Ariel: Madrid, 2014 (2014).

  7. Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez and Elsie Szcesy. The Impact of the Ford Fellowship Program in the Creation of Latina/o Academic Generations. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education (2013).

  8. Review of: Refugees, Immigrants, and Education in the Global South: Lives in Motion. Anthropology and Education Quarterly (2013).

  9. Edited book: , Roberto Sanchez Benitez, Carlos Velez-Ibanez, and Salvador Jara Guerrero, eds.. Identidades Transfronerizas, Migracion y Cultura Chicana. Plaza y Valdes: Morelos, Michoacan. (2011).

  10. Book chapter: Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez. Introducción. , Identidad, Migración y Cultura Transfronteriza. Plaza & Valdés (2011).

  11. Edited book: Alejandra Navarro Smith and Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez (eds).. Diversividad cultural, racismo, exclusion y xenophobia den la Frontera Norte-Mexico-EEUU.. Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Refereed (2010).

  12. Book chapter: Alejandra Navarro Smith and Carlos Velez-Ibanez. Introducción,. , Diversividad cultural, racismo, exclusión y xenofobia den la Frontera Norte-México-EEUU. Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, 2010 (2010).

  13. Book chapter: Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez. Construcciones, Ideológicas y Prácticas de Adaptación. Identidad, Migración y Cultura Transfronterizo. Plaza &Valdés (2010).

  14. Book chapter: Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez. Introduction. Latinos in Arizona. Arizona State Press (2009).

  15. Book chapter: Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez, James Garcia and Michelle Martinez. Genesis and Development of Latino/a Expressive Culture in Arizona: Theater, Literature, Film, Music, and Ar. State of Latino Arizona. Arizona State University (2009).

  16. Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez, et. al.. State of Latino Arizona. Arizona State University (2009).

  17. Roberto Alvarez, Everardo Garduno, and Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez. Applied Anthroology in teh Mexico-United States Borderlands: Comparative Perspectives on Transborder Processes.. Human Organization: Journal of Applied Anthropology

  18. Book chapter: Alejandra Navarro Smith and Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez. Introduccion. Diversividad cultural, racismo, exclusión y xenofobia den la Frontera Norte-México-EEUU. Universidad Autonoma de Baja California

  19. Book chapter: Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez. Procesos Transfronterizos de Desigualdad: Dos Mujeres Sin Fin. Diversividad cultural, racismo, exclusion y xenophobia den la Frontera Norte-Mexico-EEUU. ), Universidad Autonoma de Baja California

  20. Book chapter: Carlos Velez-Ibanez. Procesos Transfronterizos de Desigualdad: Dos Mujeres Sin Fin. . Diversividad cultural, racismo, exclusion y xenophobia den la Frontera Norte-Mexico-EEUU. ), Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, 2010.

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Presentations

  1. Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez Otro Modo de Ver las Cosas: La Dinámica del Suroeste de Norte América. XV Congreso Internacional , Fronteras y Globalización en el Continente Americano. (Oct 2015).
  2. Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez Southwest North America: A very different way of Approach." Transnational and Transborder Familial and Gender Relations. Conference:: Comparing the Influence of Blurred and Brittle Borders, Oxford, UK. (Sep 2015).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Velez-Ibanez,Carlos * . Conexiones. AZ DEPT OF EDUCATION (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2016).
  2. Velez-Ibanez,Carlos * Szecsy,Elsie M . Preliminary Ford Fellows Project. FORD FDN (5/20/2013 - 1/15/2016).

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Service

  1. Rutgers University Press, Latinidad Series, Editorial Board (2008 - present)
  2. Crime, and Public Policy Symposium,, Keynote (2007 - present)
  3. Journal of Latino Studies, Editorial Board (1999 - present)
  4. Feria Internacional del Libro, Guadalajara: Mexico. Visiones de Acá y de All, Presenter (2015)
  5. Program of Tranborder Communities, Interim Director (2015)
  6. "Otro Modo de Ver las Cosas: La Dinámica del Suroeste de Norte, Invited Special Presenter (2015)
  7. "Southwest North America: A very different way of Approach.", Presenter (2015)
  8. Transnational and Transborder Familial and Gender Relations, Organizer and Presenter (2015)
  9. University of Nebraska, Peer Book Reviewer (2015)
  10. "Another Way Of Looking At Things: Continuity And Contiguity Of The Southwest North American Region, Invited Speaker (2015)
  11. The American Folklore Society, Keynote (2009)
  12. Conferencista Magistral y Investigador Titular de la Cátedra Aguirre Beltran, Keynote and Researcher (2009)
  13. The State of Latinos in Arizona, Designer and Contributor (2008 - 2009)
  14. Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Keynote Speakere (2009)
  15. School of Transborder Studies, Organized, Designed, and Implemented (2008 - 2009)
  16. Ford Foundation, Discussant (2007)
  17. American Anthropology Associaton, Presidential Session, Presenter

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Curriculum Vitae / Resume

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