Carey, David, Jr. 1967- (Kaji Ajpu')

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CAREY, David, Jr. 1967- (Kaji Ajpu')


Born November 10, 1967, in Kwajelien, Marshall Islands; U.S. citizen; son of David (an engineer) and Margot (a research analyst; maiden name, O'Brien) Carey; married Sarah Johnson (a fund raiser), February 20, 2002. Ethnicity: "Irish." Education: Studied Spanish language and culture in Cuernavaca, Mexico, 1990; University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1990; Tulane University, M.A., 1995, Ph.D., 1999. Religion: Roman Catholic.


Home—49 Rosemont Ave., Portland, ME 04103. Office—200 Bailey Hall, University of Southern Maine, 37 College Ave., Gorham, ME; fax: 207-780-5571. Agent—Clint Bledsoe, 74 Agency, Franklin, TX. E-mail—[email protected].


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, instructor in Latin American studies, 1995-99, resident director and program coordinator in Mexico, 1996-97; Caminos, Pathways Learning Center, San Francisco, CA, teacher, 1999-2000; University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME, assistant professor of history, 2000—. Invited lecturer at Universidad Francisco Marroquin, 1998, Bowdoin College, 2000, and College of the Atlantic, 2002; presenter of "Kaqchikel," a five-part documentary program broadcast on Pulse of the Planet, a syndicated radio program, 2002. Holy Cross Associates, volunteer in Los Andes, Chile, 1990-92.


American Historical Association, Latin American Studies Association, American Society for Ethnohistory, New England Council of Latin American Studies.


Tinker Foundation grant, 1994; Fulbright grant for Guatemala, 1997; Southwest Labor Studies Association scholarship, 2000.


Our Elders Teach Us: Maya-Kaqchikel Historical Perspectives. Xkib'ij kan qate' qatata', University of Alabama Press (Tuscaloosa, AL), 2001.

Contributor to periodicals, including TechTrends, Comparative Social Research, and Inter-American Review of Bibliography. Consulting editor, Mexico, 2000. Some writings appear under the pseudonym Kaji Ajpu'.

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