Ricardo Ainslie

Ricardo Ainslie
Alma mater University of California at Berkeley;
University of Michigan.
Genredocumentary film-maker
Subject Ethnography;
Educational psychology


Ricardo Ainslie is a local of Mexico Town, Mexico. His function is extremely interdisciplinary in personality, which clarifies his formal affiliations using the Lozano Very long Institute for Latin American Research, the Division of Mexican American and Latina/o Research, as well as the American Research programs in the College or university of Tx at Austin, where he’s also a teacher in the division of Educational Mindset. He keeps dual US and Mexican citizenship. He gained his bachelor’s level (Mindset) in the College or university of California at Berkeley, and his Ph.D. in Clinical Mindset at the College or university of Michigan. He acts within the editorial planks of several educational publications including Psychoanalytic Mindset and Psychoanalysis, Tradition, and Society.

Professional history

For almost 2 decades right now he has devoted himself to doing qualitative, ethnographic function in areas in Tx and Mexico which have experienced significant issues, stressors, and change, exploring how these areas function and exactly how people and cultural organizations live within them. He runs on the variety of press, including documentary film, photographic displays, and books, to fully capture and depict the problems he explores in these tasks (observe his site at: ricardoainslie.com).His preliminary three projects centered on Tx areas experiencing significant stress because of cultural discord. In No Dancin' In Anson: An American Tale of Competition and Social Switch, he analyzed a little West Tx town's profound sociable switch thirty years following the Civil Privileges Take action both in specific terms so that as a collective encounter.In Hempstead, Tx, he utilized a documentary film format Crossover: A TALE of Desegregation, 1999, Total Run Period 55 short minutes, funded by Humanities Tx –the state affiliate for the Country wide Endowment for the Humanities, to illustrate the bittersweet legacy of college desegregation. The film continues to be screened to a wide range of viewers in the united states (like the Country wide Science Basis’s Chautauqua Program in 2003, the American Psychological Association's Country wide Multicultural meeting in 2005, meetings at historically BLACK colleges and community Dark History Month occasions –over 22 screenings in every). Crossover became the cornerstone for "Crossover Lives," a Humanities Tx – Country wide Endowment for the Humanities dental history project discovering personal narratives of the knowledge of college desegregation.Following 1998 racially motivated dragging death of James Byrd, a black colored man wiped out by three white supremacists in Jasper, Texas, Ricardo Ainslie explored the influence from the murder on that community in a number of scholarly journal content. He also made, wrote, and created Jasper, Tx: The Recovery of the Community in Turmoil, a vacationing photographic display (NEW YORK, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Fort Value, San Antonio, Galveston) that he enlisted the cooperation of professional photographer Sarah Wilson (the display book gained the Digital Information Award for Greatest Project -picture taking, text, style- in 2003). The display development as well as the vacationing exhibit events had been funded by many grants or loans from Humanities Tx. His 2004 reserve, Long Dark Street: Bill Ruler and Murder in Jasper, explores the mindset from the white supremacist that performed the lead function in the Byrd murder. Long Dark Street was runner up for Greatest nonfiction for the 2005 Hamilton Reserve Awards.In 2006, Ricardo Ainslie finished a documentary film, Searching North: Mexican Pictures of Immigration (TRT thirty minutes, funded by Humanities Tx as well as the Trull Base). Because of this film he interviewed people in Mexico from all strolls of life to be able to convey how Mexicans go through the sensation of migration and its own effect on their nation. Searching North was screened within the American Psychological Association’s Professional Meeting on Immigration (San Antonio, 2006) aswell as on the Linneae Terrarum, International Edges Conference (Un Paso-Ciudad Juarez, 2006). He in addition has utilized this film in some Humanities Tx – sponsored immigration workshops across Tx.In 2007, Ricardo Ainslie finished Ya Basta! Kidnapped in Mexico (TRT 74 mins), a feature-length documentary film. The film uses Mexico’s present weather of insecurity as a car for discovering Mexico’s changeover to democracy, an activity that has exposed long-standing deficits within its organizations, especially deep-seated problem within police and a flawed judicial program. This task was funded partly from the Yip Harburg Basis as well as the Meredith Basis. Ya Basta! continues to be screened at several film festivals in america, Mexico, and European countries, including South by Southwest Film Event -USA, Cine Todas las Americas Film Event -USA, Event en Corto –San Miguel de Allende & Guanajuato -Mexico, Event de Cine Morelia -Mexico, Leeds Film Event -UK, Lonestar International Film Event –USA, and Event Internacional de Cine -Puebla, Mexico. Ya Basta! in addition has aired on tv in Latin America and Eastern European countries, and continues to be screened at colleges and professional meetings.Ricardo Ainslie completed The Secret of Awareness (2010), a 26-minute documentary film funded by your brain Science Foundation. With this film he utilized interviews with leading neuro-scientists from all over the world to explore the neuroscience behind our knowledge of how our brains create the knowledge of representation and subjectivity.In 2013, Ricardo Ainslie finished The Fight to save lots of Juárez: Life in the Heart of Mexico's Medication Battle, a book that explores the evolution, strategy, and status of Mexico’s war against drug trafficking through the zoom lens of its central battleground: the town of Juarez, Mexico. He spent almost two years planing a trip to Juárez, interviewing journalists, individual rights activists, family of victims of assault, politicians, police, community market leaders, and teachers. He also interviewed many associates of then-Mexican leader Felipe Calderón's protection cupboard for the reserve.He's currently focusing on The Tag of Battle, a feature-length documentary film where he examines the transformative connection with being in in battle through the narratives of seven Vietnam Battle, exploring their childhoods, their encounters in fight, and their lives since approaching home.


Exceptional Contribution to Science Honor, Tx Psychological Association, November, 2002 Asked to teach Country wide Science Foundation’s Chautauqua Program, "Life Background and Documentary Methods to the analysis of Contest and Tradition", Might, 2003 Recipient (with Sarah Wilson & DJ Stout) of Digital Information Award for Greatest Project (pictures, text, style), for Show publication: "THE STREET to Redemption: Jasper, Tx, The healing of the Community Problems" Might, 2003 Receiver Edith Sabshin Honor, Exceptional Contribution to Psychoanalytic Education, American Psychoanalytic Association, January 2004 Dean’s Faculty Fellowship, University of Education, January 2005 and Sept 2010 Runner-Up Robert W. Hamilton Publication Honor for "Long Dark Street: Bill Ruler and Murder in Jasper, Tx" March 2005 Fellow in the Charles H. Spence Centennial Professorship in Education, 2005-2012 Fellow, American Panel of Professional Mindset, 2005 Inducted in to the Tx Institute of Characters, Spring 2006 Receiver Science Honor, American Psychological Association, Department of Psychoanalysis, Springtime 2009 Selected, Rockefeller Basis Bellagio Middle Residency, Springtime 2010 Selected, Fellow from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Basis, 2010-2011 Called to Advisory Committee, American Psychological Association Presidential Job Push on Immigration, 2010 Invited Congressional Testimony, U.S. Home of Reps Committee on Homeland Protection "U.S. Homeland Protection Part in the Mexico Battle Against Medication Cartels" 2011 Receiver Psychoanalysis and Sociable Responsibility Achievement Honor, 2012 Inducted in to the Tx Philosophical Society Apr 2014 Granted the M.K. Hage Centennial Professorship in Education, 2014 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship



THE KID and your day care setting: qualitative variations and advancement, Praeger, 1984, ISBN 978-0-03-070291-4 The psychology of twinship, School of Nebraska Press, 1985 (Second Model: Northvale: Jason Aronson, Inc., 1997). No dancin' in Anson: an American tale of competition and social transformation, J. Aronson, 1995, ISBN 978-1-56821-585-3 Long dark street: Bill Ruler and murder in Jasper, Tx, University of Tx Press, 2004, ISBN 978-0-292-70574-6 Ainslie, Ricardo C. with Sarah Wilson (professional photographer) (2004) THE STREET To Redemption. Jasper, Tx: The Curing of the Community In Turmoil. Austin: Pentagram. Display Book. "The Combat to save lots of Juárez: Lifestyle in the Heart of Mexico’s Medication War." School of Tx Press, 2013 ISBNL 978-0-292-73890-4

Documentary films

Crossover: A tale of desegregation. (Ainslie, R.C. 1999; TRT-55-a few minutes) Searching North: Mexican Pictures of Immigration. (Ainslie, R. C. 2006; TRT-30-a few minutes) Ya Basta! (Ainslie, R. C. 2007; TRT-75-a few minutes) The Mystery of Awareness (Ainslie, R.C. 2010; TRT 30-a few minutes) "The Tag of Battle" (Ainslie, R.C. in creation)

Documentary exhibits

"Jasper, Tx: The recovery of the community in turmoil" (in cooperation with Sarah Wilson).