Kenneth Madsen

Associate Professor | Geography

Kenneth Madsen's research focuses on the interaction between local communities and border security / border law enforcement activities. Much of his work considers the specific circumstances of the Tohono O'odham of southern Arizona and northern Sonora.  He is also interested in dynamics of indigenous-academic interactions and insights from fiction on geographic processes.

Areas of Expertise
  • Political and Cultural Geography
  • Borders and Bordering
  • Geography of Film and Fiction
  • Ph.D., Geography, Arizona State University (2005)
  • M.A., Geography, Arizona State University (1999)
  • B.A., International Studies, Graceland College (1989)

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