Faculty

October 2016:  This undated list of faculty engaged in Latin American and Border issues is undated, and left here for reference.

Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business

Joel Diemer

Professor Extension Economics
New Mexico State University
Box 30001 – MSC 3169
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
jodiemer@nmsu.edu
575-646-2524

http://aces.nmsu.edu/academics/aeab/faculty.html

Country Expertise
Costa Rica, Honduras, México

 

John G. Mexal

Professor of Horticulture,
Agronomy and Horticulture,
New Mexico State University,
Box 30001 – MSC 3Q,
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

jmexal@nmsu.edu
575-646-3335

http://aces.nmsu.edu/academics/pes/john-g-mexal.html

Country Expertise
México, Chile, Guatemala, India

 

Rhonda Skaggs

Professor,
Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business,
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – GT 379B
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

rskaggs@nmsu.edu 

575-646-2401

http://research.nmsu.edu/water/mem/_rhonda_skaggs.pdf

 

ANIMAL AND RANGE SCIENCES

Andrés Cibils

Assistant Professor,
Animal and Range Sciences
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 31
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
acibils@nmsu.edu

575-646-4342

http://aces.nmsu.edu/academics/anrs/andres-cibils.html

Country of Expertise
Argentina

 

Sam Fernald

Assistant Professor,
Animal and Range Sciences
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 31
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
l afernald@nmsu.edu

575-646-1041

http://cahe.nmsu.edu/academics/anrs/contact-information.html

 

ANTHROPOLOGY

Rani Alexander

Associate Professor,
Sociology and Anthropology ,
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3BV
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
raalexan@nmsu.edu
575-646-5809

http://www.nmsu.edu/Academic_Progs/CAS/anthro/public_html/alexander.html

Country Expertise
México

 

Mary Alice Scott

Associate Professor,
Medical Anthropology
New Mexico State University,
Box 30001 – MSC 3BV
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
mscott2@nmsu.edu
575-646-3720

http://anthropology.nmsu.edu/anth-faculty/dr-mary-alice-scott/

Country Expertise
México

 

M. Lois Stanford

Associate Professor,
Sociology and Anthropology
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3BV
Las Cruces , NM 88003-8001
lstanfor@nmsu.edu
575-646-6092

http://web.nmsu.edu/~publhist/lostan~1.htm

Country Expertise
Philippines , México

 

ART

Elizabeth Zarur

Associate Professor,
Art Department,
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3572
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
ezarur@nmsu.edu
575-646-2185

http://artdepartment.nmsu.edu/faculty/zarur/

Country Expertise
Brazil

 

BIOLOGY

Geoffrey Battle Smith

Associate Professor,
Biology, Molecular Biology
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3AF
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
gsmith@nmsu.edu
575-646-6080

http://biology-web.nmsu.edu/~gsmith/

Country Expertise
Sabbatical at La Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, MX

 

Timothy Wright

Assistant Professor,
Biology,
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3AF
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
wright@nmsu.edu
575-646-1136

http://biology-web.nmsu.edu/~twright/

Country Expertise
Costa Rica

 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Nancy Oretskin

Associate Professor,
Finance Department,
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3FIN
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
noretski@nmsu.edu
575-646-1093

http://business.nmsu.edu/directory/finance/oretskin-nancy/

Country Expertise
México

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Cynthia Bejarano

Assistant Professor,
Criminal Justice
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3487
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
cbejaran@nmsu.edu
575-646-6316

http://web.nmsu.edu/~cbejaran/

Country Expertise
México

 

Carlos Posadas

Associate Professor,
Criminal Justice
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3487
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
cposadas@nmsu.edu
575-646-3951

http://crimjust.nmsu.edu/criminal-justice-faculty/

 

Dulcinea Lara

Associate Professor,
Criminal Justice
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3487
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
dulcinea@nmsu.edu
575-646-3649

http://crimjust.nmsu.edu/criminal-justice-faculty/

 

ECONOMICS

Richard Adkisson

Associate Professor,
Economics
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3CQ
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
radkisso@nmsu.edu website ,
575-646-4988

http://business.nmsu.edu/~radkisso/

Country Expertise
México, Honduras, Costa Rica, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Perú, Belgium, Germany, Italy

 

Christopher A. Erickson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,
Economics,
New Mexico State University,
Box 30001, MSC 3CQ
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
chrerick@nmsu.edu
575 -646 5715

http://business.nmsu.edu/directory/economics-ib/erickson-christopher/

Country Expertise
México

 

James T. Peach

Regents Professor,
Economics And International Business
New Mexico State University,
PO Box 30001 – MSC 3CQ
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
jpeach@nmsu.eduwebsite
575-646-3113

http://business.nmsu.edu/~jpeach/

Country Expertise
México, Perú, Bangladesh

 

EDUCATION CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Hermán García

Professor and Department Head,
Curriculum and Instruction
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3CUR
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
hgarcia@nmsu.edu
575-646-2290

http://ci.education.nmsu.edu/index-4/faculty/hgarcia/

Country Expertise
Latin America

 

GEOGRAPHY

Christopher Brown

Associate Professor,
Geography
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC MAP
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
brownchr@nmsu.edu ,
575-646-1892

http://www.nmsu.edu/~ucomm/atnmsu/cur/chrisbrown.html

Country Expertise
U.S./Mexico Border region

 

Carol Campbell

Assistant Professor,
Geography
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC MAP
Las Cruces , NM 88003-8001
geobird@nmsu.edu
575-646-5461

http://geography.nmsu.edu/people/faculty/faculty_campbell.html

 

GOVERNMENT

Jose Z. Garcia

Associate Professor,
Government,
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3BN
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
josegarc@nmsu.edu
575-646-4935

http://www.nmsu.edu/~govdept/garcia.html

Country Expertise
Mexico

 

Neil Harvey

Associate Professor and Director of the,
Center for Latin American and Border Studies,
Government,
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3LAS – MSC 3BN
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
nharvey@nmsu.edu
575-646-6816 – 575-646-3220

http://www.nmsu.edu/~govdept/harvey.html

Country Expertise
México

Cristina Medina

Associate Professor,
Government
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3CQ
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
camedina@nmsu.edu
575-646-4353

http://www.nmsu.edu/~govdept/dr-medina.html

 

HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Larry Olsen

Associate Dean,
Health and Social Services
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3446
Las Cruces, NM 88003 – 8001
lolsen@nmsu.edu
575-646-3526

 

Hugo Vilchis-Licon

Assistant Professor & Director of,
The Border Epidemiology & Environment,
Health Science
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3HLS
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
hvilchis@nmsu.edu
575-646-7966.

http://research.nmsu.edu/water/mem/Vilchis_Hugo.pdf

Country Expertise
México

 

HISTORY

Iñigo Garcia-Bryce

Associate Professor,
History,
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3H
Las Cruces, NM 88003 -8001
igarciab@nmsu.edu
575-646-2076

http://www.nmsu.edu/~histdept/garcia-bryce/garcia-bryce.html

Country Expertise
Perú

 

Isabela Seong Leong Quintana

Assistant Professor,
History and Honors College
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3H
Las Cruces, NM 88003 -8001
isaq@nmsu.edu
575-646-8148

http://nmsu.academia.edu/IsabelaSeongLeongQuintana

 

Melisa C. Galván

Assistant Professor
History
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3H
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
galvan@nmsu.edu
575-646-1586

 

LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS

Beth Pollack

Professor,
Languages and Linguistics
New Mexico State University,
P. O. Box 30001 – MSC 3L,
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

bpollack@nmsu.edu

575-646-2003

http://artsci.nmsu.edu/language/english/staff/dr-beth-pollack

Country Expertise
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Perú, Colombia, Costa Rica, México, Spain

 

Daniel J. Villa

Professor,
Languages and Linguistics
New Mexico State University,
P. O. Box 30001 – MSC 3L,
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
dvilla@nmsu.edu

575-646-1230

http://web.nmsu.edu/~dvilla/

 

Jesus J. Barquet

Professor
Languages and Linguistics
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3L,
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
jbarquet@nmsu.edu
575-646-2329, 575-532-5180

Country Expertise
Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Brazil, Dominican Republic

 

José Manuel García

Associate Professor,
Languages and Linguistics
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3L,
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
jmgarcia@nmsu.edu
575- 646-2408

http://www.nmsu.edu/~govdept/garcia.html

 

Mark Milliorn

Assistant Professor,
Languages and Linguistics,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3L
Las Cruces, NM 88003 -8001
milliorn@nmsu.edu
575-646-3408

http://www.nmsu.edu/~histdept/Milliorn/index.htm

 

Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza

Associate Professor of Spanish,
Languages and Linguistics
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3L,
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
pmacgreg@nmsu.edu
575-646-1430

http://www.nmsu.edu/~langling/Staff/macgregor/macgregor-mendoza.html

Country Expertise
México, Spain, Brazil

 

Yolanda Schroeder

College Assistant Professor,
Languages and Linguistics
New Mexico State University,
P. O. Box 30001 – MSC 3L,
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
yschroed@nmsu.edu

575-646-4103

http://www.nmsu.edu/~langling/Staff/schroeder/schroeder.html

 

LIBRARY

Molly Molloy

Reference Librarian and Latin American Specialist
Library
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3475
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
mmolloy@nmsu.edu
575-646-6931

http://nmsu.libguides.com/border

Country Expertise
México, Nicaragua, Perú

 

SOCIAL WORK

Timothy R. Barnett-Queen

Associate Professor,
Social Work
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC-SW
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001,
trbqueen@nmsu.edu
575-646-8053

Country Expertise
USA

 

Ivan de la Rosa

Associate Professor,
Social Work
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC-SW
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001,
lilo@nmsu.edu
575-646-1243

Country Expertise
México

 

Patricia A. Sandau-Beckler

Associate Professor,
Social Work
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC-3SW
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
pbeckler@nmsu.edu
575-646-4830

Country Expertise
México

 

SOCIOLOGY

C. Alison Newby

Associate Professor
Sociology and Anthropology
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3BV,
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
canewby@nmsu.edu
575-646-1025

http://sociology.nmsu.edu/newby.html

Country Expertise
México, Cuba

 

THEATRE AND DANCE

Erick Fierro

College Instructor,
Physical Education Recreation and Dance
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC-3M
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001,
efierro@nmsu.edu
575-646-2215

Country Expertise
USA

 

José Tena

College Instructor,
Physical Education Recreation and Dance
New Mexico State University,
P.O. Box 30001 – MSC 3M
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
575-646-2215

http://hpdr.education.nmsu.edu/index-5/facultystaff/jtena/

I hope you enjoy your visit to the Center For Latin American and Border Studies website. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call at (575) 646-6814.