Dianne Layden

Albuquerque Historical Society Speakers Bureau

Photo of Dr. Dianne LaydenDianne Layden holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from UNM. She came to New Mexico in 1969, left the state twice for faculty posts at the University of Houston and University of Redlands in California, and returned in 2001 as an administrator at Santa Fe Community College. She taught at Central New Mexico Community College in 2003-2014. Dr. Layden has studied violence in various forms since the lat e 1980s. In 2008, she began her research on New Mexico history and culture.

Speaking Topics

  • History of the Rudolfo Anaya – Bless Me, Ultima Landscape Park in Santa Rosa, New Mexico.