Jennifer Bess

Jennifer Bess is assistant professor of peace studies at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. Her work has appeared in the Wicazo Sa Review, American Indian Quarterly, Studies in American Indian Literatures, Journal of the Southwest, Western Historical Quarterly, Agricultural History, and Ethnohistory. Her 2015 essay “The Price of Pima Cotton,” published in Western Historical Quarterly, received the James Madison Prize from the Society for History in the Federal Government.

The Akimel O’odham and Cycles of Agricultural Transformation in the Phoenix Basin