Inaugural Faculty Fellows selected

Brown

Two NMSU professors will lead the university’s globalization and border relations efforts as the inaugural Provost’s Faculty Fellows.

Provost Carol Parker named Geography Associate Professor Christopher Brown as the Faculty Fellow for the Beyond Borders Community of Practice, and Sociology Associate Professor David G. Ortiz as the Faculty Fellow for the Center for Latin American and Border Studies.

As the Faculty Fellow for Beyond Borders Community of Practice, Brown will focus on international, hemispheric and border regions in alignment with the NMSU LEADS 2025 Global Challenge. He will work closely with faculty and academic leaders from across NMSU and with members of the external community.

Ortiz

Ortiz will serve as the leader, convener and fellow for a newly reinvigorated Center for Latin American and Border Studies, which will focus on promoting excellence in scholarship, research and creative works on topics and issues concerning Latin America, the U.S.-Mexico border and general border studies across NMSU.

Adriana M. Chávez ’19