University of Arizona Anthropology Centennial  


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

A range of special events, including distinguished lectures and symposia as well as alumni-oriented social occasions, are taking place throughout the 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

The University of Arizona Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) Laboratory is hosting a weekend short course on Bayesian Modeling of Radiocarbon Dates Using OxCal, April 25–26, 2015, Tucson Arizona. The course will be presented by Dr. Michael Dee, Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, University of... read more
In 2014, Tracie Mayfield (Ph.D. candidate, School of Anthropology), with the assistance of a team that included School of Anthropology members Ann Samuelson (Academic Advisor, Sr.) and Sarah Wolff (Ph.D. candidate), designed and directed excavations at a 19th century British plantation settlement... read more