Dr. Scott Rushforth
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1977; Professor
Dr. Rushforth is a cultural anthropologist and linguistic anthropologist who studies American Indian language, culture, and society. He is especially interested in Athapaskan languages and cultures.
Office: Science Hall 181
Telephone: (575) 646-2109
Dr. Rushforth has recently been working on language preservation projects at the Mescalero Apache Reservation in southern New Mexico. Presently, he is completing a medical dictionary to be used at the Mescalero Hospital and as a supplement to materials in bilingual programs.