Thomas Sheridan

Research Anthropologist, Southwest Center

Professor, School of Anthropology

Tom Sheridan is Research Anthropologist and Professor of Anthropology at the Southwest Center and School of Anthropology. He is an historical and environmental anthropologist who has worked in the Southwest and Northern Mexico for more than forty years. Author or co-editor of 13 books, he serves on Pima County's Conservation Acquisition Commission and as Community Representative of the Altar Valley Conservation Alliance, a grassroots organization of ranchers west of Tucson. His research interests include political ecology, community and conservation, and environmental history.