Arizona Anthropology Centennial  



In 2015, the University of Arizona School of Anthropology will celebrate its Centennial!

A range of special events, including distinguished lectures as well as alumni-oriented social occasions are being planned all year in recognition of the School’s first century.

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The School of Anthropology is one of the highest ranking schools in the country for the pursuit of Anthropological Studies.

Well respected by researchers throughout the world, it is home to a diverse community of anthropologists who study all aspects of human life, from our hominid origins millions of years ago to the vast diversity of populations living in the world today.

School News

Claire Barker, archaeology Ph.D. candidate, is the recipient of a $9,249 National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant. Claire’s project is titled “Social Identity in the Everyday: Studying Communities of Practice through Corrugated Pottery.” Read her abstract here... read more
Congratulations to Jonna Yarrington, this year’s Dozier Award recipient. Jonna is a Ph.D. student in socio-cultural anthropology, with a minor in linguistic anthropology. Her advisor is Associate Professor Brackette F. Williams, but she has also received training in linguistic anthropology from... read more

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