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... Read more

Post date: Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:14

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 Associate Professors... Read more

Post date: Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:12

Archaeology Ph.D. candidate Liye Xie has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Anthropology at the University of Toronto Mississauga. She will be engaging in graduate education across three campuses of UT while teaching undergraduate courses at the Mississauga campus. She wants to thank her committee members, John Olsen, Steve... Read more

Post date: Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:09

Lucero Radonic, an Anthropology Ph.D. student of Thomas E. Sheridan (Professor of Anthropology, Research Anthropologist, Southwest Center) will be one of three panelists for a special Earth Day screening of the film “Watermark” at 7:00 p.m., April 22 at The Loft Cinema. Learn more about the event—a collaboration between the University of Arizona Institute of the Environment, the UA Water Resources Research Center, and The Loft Cinema—and watch the film... Read more

Post date: Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:06

With the support of The School of Anthropology, in conjunction with the Arizona State Museum and The Southwest Center, the book titled Los Pueblos Indígenas del Noroeste: Atlas Etnográfico (The Indigenous Peoples of Northwestern Mexico: Ethnographic Atlas) will be presented April 22, 6–7 p.m. in Chavez 111, with a reception... Read more

Post date: Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:04

Congratulations to Professor of Anthropology Mary Stiner, who is a newly appointed University of Arizona Regents’ Professor. The honor of Regents’ Professor recognizes exceptional achievements in research or creative work, scholarship, and teaching. Dr. Stiner is popular with both undergraduate and graduate students, and is... Read more

Post date: Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:52

Congratulations to Molly Bloom, a graduate student majoring in linguistic anthropology, who is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship, which provides tuition and a stipend for three years, funds beginning graduate students with promising research. Molly was awarded the fellowship for a... Read more

Post date: Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:47

Thomas (Tom) Fenn (Ph.D. Arizona, 2011) accepted a permanent position at Yale University to begin July 1, 2014. Tom currently is a Visiting Scholar in the SoA, and completed a two-year post-... Read more

Post date: Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:35

Erin Durban-Albrecht, Ph.D. candidate in Sociocultural Anthropology and Gender & Women’s Studies, had a book review of Harsha Walia’s Undoing Border Imperialisms published in The Feminist Wire; read it here.... Read more

Post date: Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:31

Ph.D. candidate Robin Reineke and forensic anthropologist Bruce Anderson (Ph.D. Arizona, 1998) were featured in story in the BBC World Service series “The Documentary.” “The Missing Migrants” aired on March 29 and examines Robin’s work on the Missing Migrant Project and the causes of migrant deaths. It also includes a... Read more

Post date: Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:28