Areas of Interest: U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, Poverty and Economic Development, Commercial Fisheries
Wrestling Oklahoma: Race, Class, and Gender on the Mat. Robert Lee Maril. Texas Tech University Press (In Press). (Forthcoming) March 2013
The Fence: National Security, Public Safety, and Illegal Immigrants along the US-Mexico Border. Robert Lee Maril. Texas Tech University Press. March, 2011.
Patrolling Chaos: The United States Border Patrol in Deep South Texas (Texas Tech University Press, August, 2006, paperback).
"The Socio-Economic Impact of the McAllen Sector Border Patrol Upon Hidalgo Country." Alberto Davila and Robert Lee Maril. Unpublished report for the United States Border Patrol. McAllen, Texas. 2001.
Waltzing with the Ghost of Tom Joad: Poverty, Myth, and Low-Wage Labor in Oklahoma: Robert Lee Maril. University of Oklahoma Press, 2000. Paperback 2002.
National Security and Immigration along the U.S.-Mexico Border. Field interviews and participant-observation.