Thomas Sheridan

Tom Sheridan

Dr. Thomas Sheridan is a Distinguished Outreach Professor and Research Anthropologist and Professor of Anthropology at The Southwest Center and the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. His book, Arizona: A History was used to create the framework of this institute around historical time periods. Sheridan has conducted ethnographic and ethnohistoric research in the Southwest and northern Mexico since 1971. He directed the Mexican Heritage Project at the Arizona Historical Society and was director of the Office of Ethnohistorical Research at the Arizona State Museum.