UC Davis Honorees
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Andrés Reséndez is a professor of history specializing in early European exploration and colonization of the Americas, the US-Mexico border region, and the early history of the Pacific, particularly the pioneering voyages of discovery and the biological exchanges of that era. His works include Changing National Identities at the Frontier: Texas and New Mexico, 1800-1850 (Cambridge University Press, 2005), A Land So Strange: The Epic Journey of Cabeza de Vaca (Basic Books, 2007), The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016), and Conquering the Pacific: An Unknown Mariner and the Final Great Voyage of the Age of Discovery (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021). The Other Slavery was a finalist for the 2016 National Book Award, and selected winner of both the 2017 Bancroft Prize and the California Book Award in nonfiction.
Beth Rose Middleton Manning is a professor of Native American studies. Her research and teaching center on Native environmental policy and activism for site protection using conservation tools, with broader research interests in intergenerational trauma and healing, rural environmental justice, digital humanities, African and Indigenous intersections in the Americas, and Indigenous analyses of climate change. Beth Rose’s two books are Trust in the Land: New Directions in Tribal Conservation (UA Press 2011), on Native applications of conservation easements, and Upstream (UA Press 2018), on the history of Indian allotment lands at the headwaters of the California State Water Project. She has published other works on Native American cultural heritage protection, Native economic development, Indigenous approaches in political ecology, Federal Indian law as environmental policy, and the application of market-based conservation tools to Indigenous site protection.