Dr. Miguel Díaz-Barriga

Miguel Díaz-Barriga

A project director in the Visual Border Studies holding, Miguel Díaz-Barriga (Stanford University, 1991 PhD anthropology) is currently writing a book with Anthropologist Margaret E. Dorsey on the construction of the border wall in South Texas. He is the author of numerous publications on Mexican American culture, Visual Anthropology, and Social Movements in Mexico. He is the recipient of numerous grants, including from the National Science, Hewlett, and Ford Foundations. He currently serves as the President of the Association of Latino and Latin Anthropologists and is past Chair of the Committee on Minority Issues in Anthropology. From 1989 to 2010, he was a professor at Swarthmore College where he also served as Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. During the 2014-2015 academic year, Diaz-Barriga served has the Carol Zicklin Endowed Chair in the Honors Academy at Brooklyn College.