Sánchez-Morales Recieves 2016–2017 Beca Complemento Grant

Ph.D. student Ismael Sánchez-Morales has been awarded the Beca Complemento Grant of the 2016–2017 academic year by the Mexican government through the Directorate of External Relations of the Secretaría de Educación Pública (Secretary of Public Education). This is the second time he is recipient of this award as he... Read more

Bellorado, Dungan to Give WNPA Haury Lectures

Western National Parks Association, the Southwestern Foundation, and the Arizona State Museum invite you to a lecture series that recognizes the legacy of Emil W. Haury, who in 1937 became head of the UA Department of Archaeology (as it was then named) and led it through 1964. Dr. Haury is an iconic figure in Southwestern... Read more

Stoffle, Nichters Are Invited Presenters

Professor of Anthropology and Research Anthropologist (BARA) Richard Stoffle was invited by the Southern Ute Tribe in Colorado to co-present with tribal elder Alden Naranjo a summary of Ute tribal participation in southeastern Utah National Parks. Stoffle’s presentation occurred at the 18th annual meeting of the National Association of... Read more

MacLean Quoted in Bloomberg Article

Assistant Professor Evan MacLean is quoted in a recent Bloomberg piece about the benefits of dogs in the workplace. Dr. MacLean speaks to dogs’ ability to reduce humans’ stress. Read “More Offices Should Open the Door to Dogs” now... Read more

Romano, Voyatsis to Open 2016 AIA Lecture Series

The Archaeological Institute of America Society of Tucson and Southern Arizona offers and co-sponsors a rich program of archaeological lectures, all of which are free and open to the public. The Fall 2016 Lecture Series... Read more

Recent Publications 09/23/2016: New Book, Two Kiva Articles

Deborah A. Boehm, former UIR Scholar, has published a new book, Returned: Going and Coming in an Age of Deportation (University of California Press, 2016). Dr. Boehm finalized the manuscript while in residence at University Indian Ruin during Spring 2016. The book follows transnational Mexicans as they experience the alienation... Read more

Upcoming Events—Mark Your Calendar! (List for 23 September 2016)

•    October 3: Brown Bag Lunch Talk: Dr. Damien Huffer, “Trade, Travel, and Empire: Bioarchaeological and Isotopic Geochemical Perspectives on Semi-Nomadic Pastoralist Life in Ancient Jordan and Bahrain.” Haury 215, 12:00 p.m.
•    October 6: SoA Lecture Series presents Dr. Alba Frascarelli, Chief Program Administrator, Univeristy of Arizona Study Abroad in Orvieto, Italy and Senior Arhaeologist of the Campo dell Fiera Excavations: “Recent Excavations... Read more

Jenks Featured in NMSU Newsletter

As announced previously in the Digest, Kelly Jenks (Ph.D. Arizona, 2011) assumed a tenure track position at New Mexico State University in Fall 2015. Now Dr. Jenks is featured in the latest issue of the NMSU Department of Anthropology Newsletter. Read about her on page 13.

Brogden Accepts Seattle Position

Mette Brogden (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) has accepted a position as Deputy Director of the Office of Refugee and Immigrant Affairs with the City of Seattle, where she will work on refugee and immigrant citizenship and civic integration within the context of a city experiencing rapid economic growth with skyrocketing costs in housing and other basic needs.

Introducing the 2016 Cohort of SoA Graduate Students

Please welcome our incoming Fall 2016 graduate students!

Felix Ampadu is joining the School of Anthropology of the University of Arizona as a Ph.D. student in Sociocultural Anthropology and also a Research Associate with the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology. He recently graduated from Aarhus... Read more