Alumni News

Alumn Joshua Reuther (Ph.D. Arizona, 2013; Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Alaska; Curator of Archaeology, Museum of the North) is co-author on a new article in Nature about DNA evidence for a new human lineage in the human migration to the western hemisphere. The New... Read more

Post date: Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:15

Alumnus Gordon Bronitsky (Ph.D. Arizona, 1977), President of Bronitsky and Associates, recently returned from two weeks in St. Petersburg and Arkhangelsk, Russia. Dr. Bronitsky participated in the International Film Festival “Arctic Open” in Arkhangelsk, where he presented the Navajo film “Monster Slayer” and... Read more

Post date: Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:35

Priscilla Magrath (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) has just secured a job as Lecturer in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health here at the University of Arizona. She will start teaching classes in Global Health and Qualitative Methods in Spring 2018.

Post date: Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:33

Congratulations to Khaled Al-Bashaireh (Ph.D. Arizona, 2008), who recently won the prize of the best researcher of the colleges of humanities and social sciences for the academic year 2015–2016. Dr. Al-Bashaireh is Professor of archaeometry and Academic Vice Dean of the faculty of archaeology and anthropology of Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan. A list of Dr. Al-Bashaireh’s publications is... Read more

Post date: Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:59

Robin Reineke (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016), Research Social Scientist with the Southwest Center and Executive Director of the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, spoke at the United Nations following the release of a report by UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary, or Arbitrary Executions, Agnes Callamard. The report, titled, “... Read more

Post date: Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:50

Alumna Sharlot Hart (M.A. Applied Archaeology, 2015) is in the midst of creating a series of podcasts for the National Park Service. The podcasts are about Archeology in the U.S. Southwest, with a focus on NPS sites, programs, and partnerships. You can already download or listen to... Read more

Post date: Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:56

Learn about new research being conducted at archaeological sites in Chihuahua, Mexico! Meet Dr. Emiliano Gallaga Murrieta (Ph.D. Arizona, 2006), Director of the Escuela de Antropología e Historia del Norte de México (EAHNM), in Chihuahua. Dr. Gallaga will give a public presentation on October 28, 2017 during Amerind Autumn... Read more

Post date: Mon, 10/30/2017 - 16:42

Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia has awarded Guadalupe Sánchez (Ph.D. Arizona, 2010) a Mención Honorífica en la Categoría de Investigación for her work published in 2016 as Los Primeros Mexicanos: Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene People of Sonora,... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:30

Deni J. Seymour (Ph.D. Arizona, 1990) writes that she and two colleagues will discuss their Arizona Humanities grant program, “Who Are the Sobaipuri O’odham?: The Sobaipuri Legacy at the San Xavier/Wa:k Community,” on four different occasion over the next few months. The... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:29

Jonathan Mabry (M.A. Arizona, 1985; Ph.D. Arizona, 1992), will join the SBS Dean’s Office on October 9, 2017 as Director of Community Engagement (formerly Outreach), replacing Lydia Breunig in the role. Dr. Mabry is currently the City of Tucson’s Historic Preservation Officer and City Archaeologist. He brings a wealth of cross-sector experience from the community to the college. Dr. Mabry was one of the chief architects behind Tucson’s designation as a UNESCO Creative City... Read more

Post date: Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:53