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Diane Austin is an applied environmental anthropologist whose work focuses on community dynamics amid large-scale industrial activity, alternative technologies to address environmental and social problems, environmental education, impact assessment, and community-based, collaborative research and outreach. She spent seven years as a public school teacher and has more than 20 years of experience managing large interdisciplinary and multiyear projects and developing and implementing participatory research and outreach approaches in diverse communities in the United States and Mexico. She has developed and maintained long-term, multisectoral and community-based partnerships with Native American communities, U.S. and Mexican border communities, and communities along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. She has served as an advisor to local, state, and tribal governments and consortia in the United States and Mexico; was a board member and chair of the Good Neighbor Environmental Board, the U.S. federal advisory dedicated to environmental infrastructure needs along the U.S.-Mexico border; and served the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine as a member of the Gulf Research Program Advisory Board.

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Courses
  • NPS
    Native Peoples of the Southwest

  • IFAA
    Intellectual Foundations of Applied Anthropology

  • DMA
    Data Management and Analysis

  • E
    Ethnobotany

  • MMAA
    Mixed Methods in Applied Anthropology

  • EFM
    Ethnographic Field Methods

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    Addressing Demographic Disparities in Student Choice of Engineering Disciplines (ADDS-CoED)

    Co-Investigator (COI)

    2022

    $454.3K
    Active
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    Healthy Homes Long-Term Effectiveness

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2021

    $258.7K
    Active
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    Enthnographic Overview and Assessment

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2021

    $122.6K
    Active
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    Managing Southern Paiute Resources in the Grand Canyon: Southern Paiute Participation in GCDAMP Supplemental Project

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2021

    $70.5K
    Active
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    Arches National Park Traditional Use Study

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2020

    $138.8K
    Active
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    Implementation of a Long-term Monitoring Protocol for Natural and Cultural Resources of the Colorado River Corridor

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2008

    $140.0K
    Active
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    Managing Southern Paiute Resources in the Grand Canyon

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2003

    $270.7K
    Active
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    Doctoral Dissertation Research: Vocational Education, Economic Development, and Socioeconomic Mobility

    Principal Investigator (PI)

    2021

    $23.3K
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    Conduct Ethnographic Overview and Assessment

    Co-Investigator (COI)

    2017

    $161.4K
News
  • A Woman's Dying Wish Leads to Returning a Piece of History

    2021

  • New Haury Grant Centers on Habitat Restoration

    2018

  • Toxic-Spill Researchers Win $600K Haury Challenge Grant

    2016

  • School of Anthropology Celebrates Centennial

    2015

  • Community Farm Is UA Anthropology in Action

    2015

  • How Food Shapes Who We Are

    2015

  • Student's Field Research Sheds Light on Immigrant Experience

    2013

  • Honoring Global Cultural Understanding, Exchange

    2013

  • New UA School of Anthropology Offers Enhanced Opportunities for Students

    2009

  • Two Professors to be Honored at Commencement

    2008

  • UA Celebrates Winter Commencement Dec. 20

    2008

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