Sociology/ Anthropology Department

Dr. Anne J. Goldberg

Anne Goldberg

Cynthia Cook Sandefur Odyssey Associate Professor of Anthropology Department Chair, Sociology/Anthropology

Phone: (501) 450-3896
Office: Mills Center 228
  • B.A., College of William and Mary
  • M.A., Arizona State University
  • Ph.D., Arizona State University

Dr. Anne J. Goldberg, Associate Professor of Anthropology, researches borderlands, particularly the United States-Mexico border. She specializes in the anthropology of education and identity, and has performed research in high schools and middle schools along the border. Dr. Goldberg has also applied her interests in identity and borders to archaeological contexts.

In her work as an applied anthropologist, Dr. Goldberg aided efforts to propose two new National Heritage Areas in the Southwest, consulting with local stakeholders including local governments, tribal representatives, non-profit organizations, ranchers, and other residents.

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, College of William and Mary, 1991
  • Master of Arts, Arizona State University, 1999
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Arizona State University, 2005

Selected Bibliography

  • Goldberg, Anne and Maxine Payne
    2011   Art and Oral History: Applying Anthropology in Rural Costa Rica. Practicing Anthropology 33(1):18-22.
  • Goldberg, Anne, with photography by Maxine Payne
    2010  Another Side of Costa Rica: Two Arkansans Share Their Story of the Women of San Luis. Arkansas Life 2(9):52-55.
  • Goldberg, Anne J.
    2006  Company Town, Border Town, Small Town: Transforming Place and Identities on the United States-Mexico Border. Journal of the Southwest 48(3):275-306.
  • Goldberg, Anne J.
    2005  National Heritage Areas. Archaeology Southwest 19(3):14.
  • Field, Stephanie, Anne J. Goldberg, and Tina Lee
    2005  Gender, Status, and Ethnicity in the Scioto, Miami, and Northeastern Ohio Hopewellian Regions as Evidenced by Mortuary Practices. In Gathering Hopewell: Society, Ritual, and Ritual Interaction.C. Carr, ed. Pp. 386-404. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers: New York.

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