OUR MISSION

The Southwest Center illuminates the character of the Southwest United States and Northwest Mexico region through innovative scholarship, publishing, teaching, and public outreach, and by serving as a forum for the free and open exchange of ideas from social sciences, humanities, physical sciences, and the arts.

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About the Center

Journal of the Southwest

The Journal of the Southwest was founded in 1959 as Arizona and the West, the first journal of Western American history in the United States, and began publishing in its current format in 1987 as a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly dedicated to an integrated regional study of the American Southwest and northern Mexico.

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