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Carlos Velez-Ibanez

Carlos.Velez-Ibanez@asu.edu

School Dir(FSC) & Regents Prof
School of Transborder Studies
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
Mail Code: 6303

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

Bio

Director, School of Transborder Studies

Regents Professor

Presidential Motorola Professor of Neighborhood Revitalization

Professor, School of Transborder Stdies and School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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’ intellectual interests are broadly comparative and interdisciplinary and span specific interests in migration, economic stratification, political ecology, transnational community and household formation, and applied social science. His 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 Southwestern United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. His publications are numerous including eleven books, four of which are based on original field research and his grants are many from NSF, NEH, and private foundations. He is presently conducting transnational field research in two rural valleys in California and New Mexico and their sending communities in Mexico. He received a Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of California, San Diego (1975). Later he became Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, 1994-2005. Additionally, he was Dean of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the University of California, Riverside from 1994-1999.

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.

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

Courses

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

Spring 2011

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

Fall 2010

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

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. 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).

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

  3. Carlos Velez-Ibanez. An Impossible Living in a Transborder World: Culture, Confianza, and Economy of Mexican-Origin Populations,. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, Refereed, 2010. (2010).

  4. 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).

  5. 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).

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

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

  8. 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).

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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Velez-Ibanez,Carlos * . Conexiones. AZ DEPT OF EDUCATION (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015).
  2. Velez-Ibanez,Carlos * Szecsy,Elsie M . Preliminary Ford Fellows Project. FORD FDN (5/20/2013 - 7/31/2015).

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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. The American Folklore Society, Keynote (2009)
  5. Conferencista Magistral y Investigador Titular de la Cátedra Aguirre Beltran, Keynote and Researcher (2009)
  6. The State of Latinos in Arizona, Designer and Contributor (2008 - 2009)
  7. Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Keynote Speakere (2009)
  8. School of Transborder Studies, Organized, Designed, and Implemented (2008 - 2009)
  9. Ford Foundation, Discussant (2007)
  10. American Anthropology Associaton, Presidential Session, Presenter

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Curriculum Vitae / Resume

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