Ethnic Identity in Nahua Mesoamerica: The View from Archaeology, Art History, Ethnohistory, and Contemporary Ethnography (with Frances F. Berdan, John Chance, Barbara Stark, James Taggart, and Emily Umberger), Anthropology Faculty Publications (2008)

Native Peoples of the Gulf Coast of Mexico (with E. Hugo GarcĂ­a Valencia), Anthropology Faculty Publications (2005)

Holy Saints and Fiery Preachers: The Anthropology of Protestantism in Mexico and Central America (with James W. Dow), Anthropology Faculty Publications (2001)

Selected Articles & Book Chapters


Introduction to 'Long-Term Fieldwork' [special issue] (with James M. Taggart), Anthropology and Humanism (2011)


The Long and the Short of Ethnographic Research among the Nahua of Northern Veracruz, Mexico (with Pamela Effrein Sandstrom), Anthropology and Humanism (2011)

"Anthropology Gets Religion: Cultural Ecology, Pantheism, and Paper Dolls among the Nahua People of Mexico.", Paradigms for Anthropology: An Ethnographic Reader, edited by Paul Durrenberger and Suzan Erem. (2010)

"Blood and Paper: Dard Hunter and Ritual Sacrifice Among Native Americans of Mexico.", Speaking of Paper... The Anita Lynn Forgach Keynote Speakers 1998-2005, edited by Whitney Baker. (2010)

Selected Presentations

Huastecan Nahua Ethnic Identity, Processes of Globalization, and the Protestant Invasion (with Pamela Effrein Sandstrom), Librarian Presentations (2009)

Commitment and Ethnographic Research: The Work of Fieldwork among the Huastecan Nahua in Mexico (with Pamela Effrein Sandstrom), Librarian Presentations (2009)

Other Professional Activity

"What Happened to the Aztec Gods after the Conquest?", Anthropology Faculty Publications (2010)