University of 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

As part of this year’s Second Annual Social and Behavioral Sciences Downtown Lecture Series, Associate Professor Emma Blake spoke this past Wednesday, November 5, about “Edible Roman Empire.” The 2014 series focuses on food. As a follow up to her lecture, Dr. Blake will participate in a question... read more
Current SoA Ph.D. candidates Rebecca Crocker and Rodrigo Renteria (both chaired by Dr. Tom Sheridan), as well as recent graduates Lucero Radonic (Ph.D. Arizona, 2014; Assistant Professor, Michigan State University) and Anton Daughters (Ph.D. Arizona, 2010; Assistant Professor, Truman State... read more