Associate Professor, Anthropology

Casey Walsh earned his Ph.D. at the New School for Social Research and specializes in sociocultural anthropology, specifically relating to the political economy, Mexico-United States borderlands, water, history, commodities, and marxisms. In 2013, he received the prestigious Paul Farmer Global Citizenship Award from the Center for a Public Anthropology. He has published the book Building the Borderlands: A Transnational History of Irrigated Cotton Along the Mexico-Texas Border, as well as an abundance of articles concerning the ways in which water, land and labor have been organized to produce commodities in areas marked by aridity, especially in northern Mexico and the southwestern United States.

Select EH Courses: Borders and Borderlands and Water and Society