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Alumni News

Rebecca Crocker (Ph.D. UArizona, 2016), who currently serves as post-doctoral scholar in the UA Center for Border Health Disparities, is pleased to announce a new publication titled “Santos Remedios: How Mexican Immigrants Use Authoritative Healing Knowledge to Survive Migration,”... Read more

Post date: Tue, 08/03/2021 - 16:13

Unusual Labyrinth Images in Wyoming Documented

Kirk Astroth (M.A. 2020) recently had a short article published in the 50th anniversary issue of Caerdroia, the Journal of Mazes and Labyrinths, about two unusual labyrinth images he documented on the border between Wyoming and Utah at Minnie’s Gap. These two images are... Read more

Post date: Tue, 08/03/2021 - 16:04

Kirk Astroth (M.A. UArizona, 2020) helped record rock imagery this past March in Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon outside Price, UT. Nine Mile Canyon is known as the world’s longest art gallery and has thousands of images, habitation sites, and granaries along its 40-mile length. During this project of the Utah Rock Art Research Association (... Read more

Post date: Tue, 08/03/2021 - 15:29

Sandra Schultz Navarro (Ph.D. UArizona, 1977; alumna, UA Dept. of Anthropology's Archaeology Field School at Grasshopper Pueblo, 1972) has published a work of nonfiction titled ... Read more

Post date: Mon, 06/14/2021 - 15:37

William (Bill) Robinson passed away on April 26, 2021. Bill was an archaeologist and dendrochronologist with expertise in our regional history and cultures. He earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Anthropology in 1967 and then joined the faculty of the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, which he directed from 1982 to 1986. Bill served as... Read more

Post date: Tue, 06/08/2021 - 15:42

Lisa Janz (Ph.D. 2012) has been appointed as Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto Scarborough, beginning July 1, 2021. Since 2013, Janz has co-directed the Gobi-Steppe Neolithic Project with Mongolian collaborators at the Mongolian Academy of Sciences. Her work focuses on post-glacial human-environment relationships... Read more

Post date: Tue, 06/08/2021 - 15:39

Rebecca Crocker (Ph.D. 2016) has worked with an interdisciplinary team to publish the first results from a qualitative study exploring patient perspectives on diabetic related foot ulceration and amputation in a diverse and high disparity sample in southern Arizona. This article, published in the Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications, is titled “Patient perspectives on the physical, psycho-social, and financial impacts of diabetic foot ulceration and amputation... Read more

Post date: Tue, 06/08/2021 - 15:35

This summer has been busy for 2016 Ph.D. alum Lewis Borck. He recently started a term on the editorial board for the journal American Antiquity. In addition, he presented on “Sophisticated Rebels: Insurgent Archaeologies in the American Southwest” for Crow Canyon's lecture series in May ( and gave a seminar on... Read more

Post date: Tue, 06/08/2021 - 15:31

Gordon Bronitsky (Ph.D. 1977) is producing a virtual talk for the Culinary Program at Navajo Technical University by Zimbabwean chef Mhlelusizo Ncube on April 17. Dr. Bronitsky has been working with Makhosi Godonga KaMahlangu, the organizer of the Traditional Food and Beverages Expo in Zimbabwe and a lecturer at Lupane State University, the institution that brought him to Zimbabwe on a 2017 Fulbright Senior Specialist grant. Dr. Bronitsky and Mr. KaMahlangu are further... Read more

Post date: Fri, 04/02/2021 - 14:22

Sandra Schultz Navarro (Ph.D. Arizona, 1977; alumna, UA Dept. of Anthropology’s Archaeology Field School at Grasshopper Pueblo, 1972) has published a work of nonfiction titled Diary of 90-Year-Old A.E. Schenck: Pioneer Descendant in the Village of Baltimore, Ohio, 1952-1953. The book recounts a time when entertainment was... Read more

Post date: Tue, 03/30/2021 - 16:37