Brent E. Metz

Associate Professor
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Fraser Hall, Rm. 609


Brent Metz (Assoc. Prof., Anthropology) has done applied research among Latino migrant farmworkers, published on Latino migrants in the Midwest and on the misrepresentation of Mexican immigration in the media. He was one of the founding organizers of the Lawrence Centro Hispano and served on the Board of Directors for six years. Every two years he teaches ANTH 562: Mexamerica, a service learning course about the historical and contemporary relationship between Mexico and the U.S. His main research and teaching specialties concern indigenous movements and development in Mesoamerica, particularly the Ch'orti' Maya region of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. 


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