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Anthropology Program Director
Dr. Miguel Leatham


Sociology & Anthropology

Ms. Shawn Keane



Miguel C. Leatham

Program Director

Ph.D., University of New Mexico 1993; Instructor.

Research and teaching interests: religion, religious movements, ancient and modern Latin American cultures, Mexican-American studies.





Selected Publications


2004   Garma Navarro, Carlos, Miguel C. Leatham. "Pentecostal Adaptations in Rural and Urban Mexico: An Anthropological Assessment." Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 20(1):145-166.
2003   "Shaking Out the Mat": Schism and Organizational Transformation at a Mexican Ark of the Virgin." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42(2):175-187.
2001   "Ambiguous Self-Identity and Conflict in Ethnological Fieldwork on a Mexican Millenarian Colony." In Toward Reflexive Ethnography: Participating, Observing, Narrating. Religion and the Social Order 9:77-92. David G. Bromley and Lewis F. Carter, eds. Amsterdam: JAI.
1997   "Rethinking Religious Decision Making in Peasant Millenarianism: The Case of Nueva Jerusalén." Journal of Contemporary Religion 12(3):295-309.
1996   "'Practical Religion' and Peasant Recruitment to Religious Movements in Latin America." Religion and the Social Order 6:175-190. Lewis Carter, vol. ed. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.
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