Recent Peer-Reviewed Articles

In Press              J. De León, C. Gokee, and A. Schubert

“Show me Your Papers”: Citizenship, Materiality, and Contested Identities along the U.S.-Mexico Border. Anthropological Quarterly.


In Press          J. De León, C. Gokee, and A. Forringer-Beal


Use Wear, Disruption, and the Materiality of Undocumented Migration in the Southern Arizona Desert, in Migrations and Disruptions: Unifying Themes in Studies of Ancient and Contemporary Migrations, eds. T. Tsuda and B. Baker.


2014        J. Beck, I. Ostereicher, G. Sollish, and J. De León

Animal Scavenging and Scattering and the Implications for Documenting the Deaths of Undocumented Border Crossers in the Sonoran Desert. Journal of Forensic Sciences.


2014                C. Gokee and J. De León

Sites of Contention: Archaeology and Political Discourse in the US-Mexico Borderlands. Journal of Contemporary Archaeology 1(1):133-163.


2013 J. De León

Undocumented Migration, Use-Wear, and Materiality of Habitual Suffering in the Sonoran Desert. Journal of Material Culture (Winter 2013).


2013  J. De León

The Efficacy and Impact of the Alien Transfer Exit Program: Migrant Perspectives from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. International Migration 51(2):10-23.


2012     J. De León

“Better To Be Hot Than Caught”: Excavating the Conflicting Roles of Migrant Material Culture. American Anthropologist 114(3):477-495.