The Patagonia Museum Annual Meeting
Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:30 am
Patagonia Public Library
Election of Museum Officers for 2017
Museum, Schoolhouse and Event Updates
Guest Speaker: Doug Kupel
Author of “Patagonia: Jewel of the Sonoita Valley”
Doug Kupel is the Deputy Director for Glendale Water Services, where he manages environmental resources for both the City as a whole and the water department. The University of Arizona Press published his book Fuel for Growth: Water and Arizona’s Urban Environment in 2003. He received his doctoral degree from Arizona State University where he completed his dissertation on urban water history in Phoenix. Dr. Kupel received a master’s degree from the University of Arizona where he wrote his thesis on the water history of the Tucson area.
Dr. Kupel has conducted extensive research in the area of water history, specializing in Indian water rights and municipal use. He is the author of several reports on the water history of Arizona Indian tribes and municipalities. His writings have been published in the academic press, including the Journal of Arizona History, the Mining History Journal, the Public Historian, the Journal of Urban Affairs, and Western Legal History. Dr. Kupel is an educator. He was certified as an instructor in history and anthropology by the State Board of Directors of Community Colleges in Arizona. Dr. Kupel has taught courses at Arizona State University, ASU West, ASU Downtown, Phoenix College, Grand Canyon University, and Gateway Community College.