Thomas Sheridan has been named a University Distinguished Outreach Professor. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the outreach at the UA, in the state of Arizona, and the nation.
Thomas Sheridan is a research anthropologist at the Southwest Studies Center and professor of anthropology in the UA School of Anthropology. Sheridan has conducted ethnographic and ethnohistoric research in the Southwest and northern Mexico since 1971. He directed the Mexican Heritage Project at the Arizona Historical Society from 1982-1984 and was director of the Office of Ethnohistorical Research at the Arizona State Museum from 1997-2003.