Leslie Aragon is a Preservation Archaeology Fellow at Archaeology Southwest and a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. She has worked as a professional archaeologist for over 10 years and has experience across the Southwest, the Northeast, and the Near East. Her primary research interest is looking at long-term dynamic human social networks and group identities through material culture. Her current research focuses on multiple scales of group identity in the Hohokam Ballcourt World and how they intersected and changed over time.