Howard Campbell, Ph.D.
Professor of Anthropology and Chairman
Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1990
- Indigenous People of Latin America
- Cultural Diversity
- Ethnographic Methods
- Seminar in Qualitative Methods
- Drug Use, Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking
- Sports, Society & Culture
- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- Contemporary Mexican Culture
- Political Economy
- Indigenous cultures of Mexico
- Political Movements
- Drug Trafficking
- Border Cultures
Recent Journal Publications (see book publications on the vita page)
“On Narco-coyotaje: Illicit Regimes and Their Impacts on the U.S.-Mexico Border” (2nd author, with Jeremy Slack). Antipode, May 2016. DOI: 10.1111/anti.12242.
“Escaping Identity: Border Zones as Places of Evasion and Cultural Reinvention.” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 296-312. June 2015.
“Is Narco-violence in Mexico Terrorism?,” Bulletin of Latin American Research, vol. 33, no. 2, pp.158-173. (1st author, with Tobin Hansen). April 2014.
“Narco-Propaganda in the Mexican Drug War: An Anthropological Perspective,” Latin American Perspectives, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 60-77. March 2014.
Transnational homelessness: Finding a place on the U.S.-Mexico border,” Journal of Borderlands Studies, vol. 28, no. 3, pp.279-290. 2013. (1st author, with Josue LaChica).
“Getting out of the game: Desistance from drug trafficking,” International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 481-487. 2012. (1st author, with Tobin Hansen)
“No End in Sight: Violence in Ciudad Juárez,” NACLA, Report on the Americas, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 19-22. May/June 2011.
The anthropology of global flows: A critical reading of Appadurai's `Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy' by Josiah Heyman and Howard Campbell,Anthropological Theory 2009 9: 131-148.
"Female Drug Smugglers on the U.S.-Mexico Border: Gender, Crime, and Empowerment," 2008, Anthropological Quarterly, vol. 81, no. 1.
"Corruption in the U.S. Borderlands with Mexico: The 'Purity' of Society and the 'Perversity' of Borders." In Corruption and the Secret of the Law: A Legal Anthropological Perspective, eds., Monique Nuijten and Gerhard Anders. Ashgate Press. 2007. (2nd author, with Joe Heyman).
"Cultural Seduction: American Men, Mexican Women, Cross-border Attraction,"Critique of Anthropology, 2007, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 261-283.
“Tribal Synthesis: Piros, Mansos and Tiwas through History.”2006. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 293-311.
“The Role of Religion on the Health Practices of Mexican Americans,” (2nd author with Josie Luján), Journal of Religion and Health, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 183-195, June 2006.
“At the Anthropology Meetings,” Qualitative Inquiry, vol.12: 1, February 2006.
“Drug Trafficking Stories: Everyday Forms of Narco-Folklore on the U.S.-Mexico Border.” 2005. International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 326-33
“The Socorro Mission: Culture, Economic Development and the Politics of Historical Preservation along the Río Grande/Río Bravo,” Latin American Perspectives, vol. 32, issue 6, pp. 8-27, 2005.
“Chicano Lite: Mexican-American Consumer Culture on the Border, Journal of Consumer Culture, vol. 5, no. 2, July 2005, pp. 207-233.
A Tale of Two Families: The Mutual Construction of Anglo and Mexican Ethnicities Along the U.S.-Mexico Border,” Bulletin of Latin American Research, vol. 24, no. 1, (January 2005).
“Recent Research on the U.S.-Mexico Border,” (2nd author with Josiah Heyman),Latin American Research Review, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 205-220 (October 2004).
“Beat Mexico: Bohemia, Anthropology, and ‘the Other,’” Critique of Anthropology, vol. 23, no. (2), pp. 209-230, June 2003.