- Associate Professor, American Indian Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Director of Graduate Studies, American Indian Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dr. Myla Vicenti Carpio is a citizen of the Jicarilla Apache Nation and also of Laguna and Isleta Pueblo heritage. She received her PhD in History from Arizona State University. Her research areas include Indigenous history, urban issues, gender and sexuality, and decolonization. She teaches AIS 180 Introduction to American Indian Studies, AIS 360 Issues in Urban Indian Country, AIS 420 American Indian Studies Research Methods, AIS 480 Actualizing Decolonization and AIS 516 Concepts of Power and Indigeneity.
Dr. Vicenti Carpio has published numerous articles and her book Indigenous Albuquerque was published by Texas Tech Press in 2011. She is currently working on two projects with Dr. Karen Leong. The first is an edited anthology, Multiple Voices, Multiple Histories: Exploring the Intersections of the Japanese American and American Indian Experiences of Internment in Arizona during World War and the second is a co-authored book, American Movements: Understanding the Ideological and Institutional Reasoning for Japanese American and American Indian Relocations, 1940-1970, on the institutional intersections of Japanese Internment and American Indian urban relocation policy. In addition, Dr. Vicenti Carpio is also a co-editor with Dr. Jeffrey Shepherd (UTEP) of the Critical Issues in Indigenous Studies Book Series through the University of Arizona Press.
- PhD, History, Arizona State University