Myla Vicenti Carpio

Myla Vicenti Carpio is an Associate Professor, American Indian Studies, at Arizona State University. A citizen of the Jicarilla Apache Nation and also of Laguna and Isleta Pueblo heritage, she received her Ph.D. in History from Arizona State University. Her research areas include Indigenous history, urban issues, gender and sexuality, and decolonization.  She teaches several American Indian Studies courses including Introduction to American Indian Studies, Issues in Urban Indian Country, American Indian Studies Research Methods, Actualizing Decolonization and Concepts of Power and Indigeneity. Dr. Vicenti Carpio has published numerous articles and her book  Indigenous Albuquerque  was published by Texas Tech Press in 2011. She is currently working on two projects with Dr. Karen Leong.  The first is an edited anthology, Multiple Voices, Multiple Histories: Exploring the Intersections of the Japanese American and American Indian Experiences of Internment in Arizona during World War and the second is a co-authored book, American Movements: Understanding the Ideological and Institutional Reasoning for Japanese American and American Indian Relocations, 1940-1970, on the institutional intersections of Japanese Internment and American Indian urban relocation policy.  In addition, she also is a co-editor with Dr. Jeffrey Shepherd (UTEP) of the Critical Issues in Indigenous Studies Book Series through the University of Arizona Press.