Devon G. Peña is a professor of American Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, and Environmental Studies at the University of Washington.
He is also the founder and president of The Acequia Institute, a charitable foundation that supports the environmental and food justice movements and operates a 181-acre acequia farm in Colorado. The author of numerous peer-reviewed articles, several award-winning books, three edited volumes, and senior editor of two Oxford encyclopedias, Dr. Peña is co-editor of the book, Mexican-Origin Foods, Foodways, and Social Movements: A Decolonial Reader, published in 2016 by the University of Arkansas Press. He is also completing work on his next monograph, The Last Common: Endangered Lands and Disappeared People in the Politics of Place, a thirty-year “deep” ethnography of land and water rights struggles in southern Colorado.
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BOOKS FOR THE CENTER FOR HUMANS & NATURE:
- Wildness: Relations of People and Place, “The Hummingbird and the Redcap,” 2017, University of Chicago Press.