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Officers


           Executive Council 2019-2020

President

Debra D. Andrist, Ph.D.
Professor of Spanish
Sam Houston State University
Dept. of World Languages & Cultures
Huntsville, TX 77341
E-mail: dda003@shsu.edu

Immediate Past President

Christopher Brown, Ph.D.
Professor
New Mexico State University
Department of Geography
PO Box 30001, MSC MAP
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Phone: (575) 646-1892
E-mail: brownchr@nmsu.edu
http://geography.nmsu.edu/

President-Elect / Program Chair, 2020 conference

Mary Jo Tippeconnic Fox, Ph.D.  (Comanche/Cherokee)
Research Professor, American Indian Studies
Affiliate Faculty, Gender & Women's Studies
The University of Arizona
PO Box 210076
Building: Richard P. Harvill Building (#76)
Room # : 224
Tucson, AZ  85721
E-mail: foxm@email.arizona.edu 

Vice-President / Secretary

Diane Calloway-Graham, Ph.D.
Professor 
Utah State University
Dept. of Sociology, Social Work, & Anthropology 

Logan UT  84322 
E-mail: diane.calloway-graham@usu.edu

Council Members Through 2020

Karen Jarratt-Snider, Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor
Northern Arizona University
Department of Applied Indigenous Studies
P.O. Box 15020
Flagstaff, AZ 86011 
E-mail: Karen.Jarratt-Snider@nau.edu
 

Jesús Ruiz Flores, Ph.D. 
Research Professor
Universidad de Guadalajara, at La Ciénega
Department of Political Science and Society  
Ocotlán, Jalisco, México 
E-mail: mgems.ruiz@gmail.com 
Phone: (392) 925-9400 Ext. 48396

Meghna Sabharwal, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor of Public Affairs
University of Texas at Dallas
Department of Public and Nonprofit Management
Economic Political and Policy 
E-mail: mxs095000@utdallas.edu

Council Members Through 2021

Jessica Clark, Ph.D.
Vice President for Learning and Student Services
Northland Pioneer College
White Mountain Campus
1001 W Deuce of Clubs
Show Low, AZ 85901 
E-mail: Jessica.Clark@npc.edu


Monica Gallamore, Ph.D. 
Professor of History
Collin College 

2200 W. University Dr., McKinney, TX
E-mail: monica.gallamore@gmail.com 
Stephen Mumme, Ph.D.
Professor
Colorado State University
Department of Political Science  
Fort Collins, CO  80523
E-mail: smumme@colostate.edu

Council Members Through 2022

  Guadalupe Correa Cabrera, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
George Mason University
Schar School of Policy and Government
Van Metre Hall, Room 676
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA, 22201
E-mail: gcorreac@gmu.edu
 

Chris Erickson, Ph.D.
Interim Department Head
New Mexico State University
Economics, Applied Statistics & International Business Department
MSC 3CQ, PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
E-mail: chrerick@nmsu.edu

 

William Pederson, MSW
Senior Lecturer and Site Coordinator
Northern Arizona University, Yuma
Social Work
P.O. Box 6236
2020 S. Ave. 8E
Yuma, Arizona 85366-6236
E-mail: William.Pederson@nau.edu 

                                             Ex-Officio Council Members

Executive Director

Larry A. Gould, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
NAU 
2307 Chof Trail
Flagstaff, AZ 86005 
E-mail: larry.gould@nau.edu

Contact for:

  • proposal for new section
  • submit name for elections                  
  • business matters
  • legal matters

Communications Director & On-site Conference Manager

Kate Herke, B.Sc.
La. Ofc. of Student Financial Assist. (ret.)
c/o Western Social Science  Assoc.
7350 Jefferson Hwy.
Suite 485-158
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
E-mail: WSSA.Admin@nau.edu

Comprises :

  • Conference Manager 
  • Newsletter Editor
  • Web Presence Manager
  • Registration/Membership Manager
  • Assistant to Executive Director                     

Student Grant & Awards Coordinator

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William Schaniel, Ph.D. 
University of West Georgia (retired)
Global Scholastic Services 
2451 Cumberland Pkwy., Ste. 3588
Atlanta, Georgia 30339
E-mail: wschanie@westga.edu

Co-Editors, Social Science Journal

 
Krista Lynn Minnotte, Ph.D.     



Daphne Pedersen, Ph.D. 

                              

Department of Sociology
University of North Dakota
225 Centennial Drive, Stop 7136
Grand Forks, ND 58202-7136
E-mail: ssj@und.edu                                                     

Book Review Editor, Social Science Journal

Chelsea Schelly, Ph.D.
Dept. of Social Sciences
Michigan Technological University
Academic Office Building
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
E-mail: cschelly@mtu.edu

Association Archivist

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Nina Burkardt, Ph.D.
Midcontinent Ecological Science Center
United States Geological Survey
4512 McMurry Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Office: (970) 226-9275
E-mail: Nina_Burkardt@usgs.gov

                                          Non-Council Staff

Program Editor

Dianne Berry
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
E-mail: douellet@uccs.edu

Webmaster

Matt Molenar

Mr. Molenar designed the website, hosts it, and makes all technical changes.

MGM Design
Yuma, AZ 85364
Office: (928) 782-5915
E-mail: matt@mgmdesign.com
Web: www.mgmdesign.com 

For matters concerning the content of the website, please contact the Communications Director, contact information shown above.