Jason De León + Michael Wells + Lucy Cahill - Maine College of Art

Photograph by Michael Wells

Jason De León is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. He directs the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP), a long-term anthropological study of clandestine migration between Mexico and the United States that uses a combination of ethnographic, visual, archaeological, and forensic approaches to understand this violent social process. De León is the author of the award winning book “The Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail” (featuring photos by Michael Wells) and a 2017 MacArthur Foundation Fellow.  

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Michael Wells

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Lucy Cahill

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