Eric Juergensmeyer

Erik Juergensmeyer
Department: English
Title: Coordinator of Peace and Conflict Studies, Associate Professor
Office: Noble 235
Phone: 970-247-7098
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Dr. Erik Juergensmeyer is Coordinator of the Peace and Conflict Studies Minor and Associate Professor of Composition and Rhetoric. His research interests include community mediation and nonviolent communication. He teaches PEAC 101 and 401.

David KozakDavid Kozak
Department: Anthropology
Title: Professor
Office: Center of Southwest Studies, RM 278
Phone: 970-247-7498
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Dr. David Kozak is Associate Professor of Anthropology. His research ranges from healing song poetics of the Tohono O’odham culture of southern Arizona, to Type 2 diabetes and obesity, to land access issues regarding conflicts over recreational and sacred land use. Collaborative community-based projects are close to Kozak’s heart. He has worked in several Native American communities of southern Arizona, and locally, applying his expertise to assist in problem solving regarding health and well-being matters. He teaches ANTH 210.

Ruth ARuth Alminas
Department: Political Science
Title: Assistant Professor
Office: Noble Hall
Phone: 970-247-6166
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Dr. Ruth Alminas is an Assistant Professor of Political Science with a strong interest in peace and conflict studies. Her research covers nongovernmental organizations, organizational theory, and internal displacement. She teaches Armed Conflict and Its Management and Middle Eastern Politics.