Howard Campbell

Howard Campbell is a professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). He is the author or editor of six academic volumes including a 2009 book from University of Texas Press called “Drug War Zone: Frontline Dispatches from the Streets of El Paso and Juárez.” Additionally, he is the author of a bilingual children’s book titled “A Dog Named Pavlov/Un Perro Llamado Pavlov.” Dr. Campbell received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1990. He is a specialist in Latin American Studies with a primary focus on Mexico.

This dialogue between anthropologists Howard Campbell and Tobin Hansen explores the relationship between violence, politics, and terrorism in Mexico’s narco-conflict.