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Dr. Margaret   Dorsey
Dr. Margaret Dorsey
Associate Professor of Anthropology
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Margaret Dorsey is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University or Richmond. She was a Visiting Associate Professor of Anthropology at Brooklyn College (CUNY) and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) as well as founding curator of UTRGV’s Border Studies Archive. She completed a Ethel-Jane Westfeld Bunting Fellowship at the School for Advanced Research. Her research focuses on border security, Mexican American folklore and border studies more generally. Dorsey has published numerous articles on citizenship, borderlands music and politics and is finalizing a book manuscript with Miguel Díaz-Barriga on border security titled, Fencing in Democracy.  Her other book-length projects include Linda Escobar and Tejano Conjunto Music (2013) and Pachangas: Borderlands Music, U.S. Politics, and Transnational Marketing (2006).

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(804) 289-1770