Publications & Presentations
"Pueblo Indians and Spanish Colonial Authority in New Mexico, 1539-1820" (University of Arizona Press, 2013).
"Intimate Ties: Families, Kinship and Marriage in Eighteenth Century Pueblo Communities," in David Wallace Adams and Crista DeLuzio, eds., On the Borders of Love and Power: Families and Kinship in the Intercultural Southwest (University of California Press, 2012).
"A World of Women and a World of Men? Pueblo Sorcery and Healing in Eighteenth Century New Mexico," in Lisa Vollendorf and Daniella Kostroun, eds., Women and Religion in the Atlantic World (1600-1800) (University of Toronto Press, 2009).
"'Abominable Sin' in Colonial New Mexico: Spanish and Pueblo Perceptions of Same-Sex Sexuality," in Thomas Foster, ed., Long Before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality in Early America (NYU Press, July 2007).
"Tradition and Change in Eighteenth-Century Pueblo Communities," Journal of the Southwest Volume 46, No. 3 (Fall 2004): 463-500.
"Stratified or Egalitarian? The Sociopolitical Dynamics of Eighteenth-Century Pueblo Communities," Kiva: The Journal of Southwestern Anthropology and History: Volume 69, No. 3 (Spring 2004), pp. 283-304.
"Conversion to Christianity in Colonial New Mexico: Pedagogy and Personhood in the Pueblo/Franciscan Encounter," Catholic Southwest: A Journal of History and Culture, Volume 12, June 2001, p. 29-50.
Ph.D., Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, NC, May 2000
M.A., Anthropology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, August, 1991
B.A., English and Women's Studies, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, N.Y., May, 1986, cum laude
Pueblo Indian ethnohistory
Spanish colonization of the New World
Indigenous people and state-making
Gender, class and ethnicity in colonial encounters