Dr. Andrea McComb Sanchez (Ph.D. in Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara), specializes in Native American and Indigenous Religious Traditions, Religion and Ecology, Borderlands Religions, Chicana/o and Latina/o Religious Traditions, and Religion in the Americas. Dr. McComb Sanchez is a faculty affiliate of the University of Arizona’s Institute of the Environment. Her book project, Religion and Power among the Eastern Pueblos of New Mexico, is a study of religious tradition and identity formation among the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico from the beginning of the Spanish colonization to the present day, analyzing the ways in which the Pueblo Indians have maneuvered to maintain their cultural and religious traditions in different colonial and national contexts. Dr. McComb Sanchez teaches courses on Native American religious traditions; religion and ecology; religion and culture in the Southwest; and theory and method in religious studies.
Native American Religious Traditions, Religion in the Southwest, and Religion and the Environment