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Alumni News

Lewis Borck (Ph.D. Candidate) and J. Michael Bremer (B.A. Arizona, 1978) were guest editors for the most recent issue of Archaeology Southwest Magazine, which focuses on current research on the Ancestral Pueblo Gallina Phase and is titled “Ordinary, Yet Distinct: The Allure of Gallina.”... Read more

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Recent Ph.D. graduate Emery Eaves (Spring 2015) is the lead author of a new article published on line by the journal Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry. Co-authors for the article are Regents’ Professor Mark Nichter and Professor of Anthropology (retired) Cheryl Ritenbaugh. Read the abstract for “Ways of Hoping: Navigating the Paradox of Hope and Despair in Chronic Pain”... Read more

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Gordon Bronitsky (Ph.D. Arizona, 1977), President of Bronitsky and Associates, reports that his company is facilitating a tour of Algeria by the Chinle Valley Singers under the auspices of the United States Embassy; the tour will take place August 6–14. In addition to performing at the U.S. Embassy in Algiers, the group will perform at the festival of the city of Sidi bel Abbes, including the opening... Read more

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Congratulations to Maisa Taha (Ph.D. Arizona, 2014), who has accepted an assistant professor position in the Department of Anthropology at Montclair State University, where she will help develop a new linguistic anthropology track. She looks forward to contributing to a program with a strong record in applied and community based research and... Read more

Post date: Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:04

This week our rising star, BARA Research/Laboratory Aide Morgan Lundy (B.A. Arizona, 2014), shares the spotlight with Laura Loewer for their research project currently under way in Louisiana. The project, led by SoA Director Diane Austin, involves interviewing people who worked in the oil and gas industry from the 1970s to the early 2000s. Morgan and Laura were featured in an article in Lafayette, Louisiana’s newspaper, The Advertiser... Read more

Post date: Mon, 07/20/2015 - 16:17

Noted archaeologist Fred Wendorf (B.A. Arizona, 1948) died in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, July 15, after a lengthy illness. Dr. Wendorf, who earned a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1953, was recruited in 1964 by Southern Methodist University to establish the anthropology department there. From a childhood interest in Native American artifacts, he went on to build a career as a leading expert on early human life in northeast Africa. Read more about Dr. Wendorf’s life and... Read more

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Gordon Bronitsky (Ph.D. Arizona, 1977), President of Bronitsky and Associates, is pleased to announce that the United States embassy in Algeria, an Algerian festival, and the Office of Cultural Programs of the State Department are bringing the Chinle Valley Singers to perform at a festival in Algiers, the capital of Algeria, August 6–14. The group has previously performed in Estonia, Latvia, the... Read more

Post date: Wed, 07/01/2015 - 14:24

Congratulations to Paola Canova (Ph.D. Arizona, 2014), who has accepted an assistant professor position in the Department of Anthropology at The University of Texas at Austin. She will also hold an appointment in the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS). Paola is particularly grateful to the members of her committee—Dr. Thomas Sheridan, Dr. Brian Silverstein, and Dr. Tad Park—for their committed... Read more

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Alyson Thibodeau’s (Ph.D. Arizona, 2012) dissertation research on “fingerprinting” geological sources of turquoise in the southwest has been selected as the featured article in the latest Geological Society of America press release. Professor David Killick and Ph.D. student Saul Hedquist are also authors of “Isotopic evidence for the provenance of turquoise in the southwestern United States.” Read the abstract... Read more

Post date: Wed, 06/24/2015 - 16:45

Larry Agenbroad (M.A. Arizona, 1970) died on October 31, 2014 in Hot Springs, S.D. Dr. Agenbroad, who earned his Ph.D. in Geology from the UA in 1967, served on the staff of the Archaeology Field School in 1965. He is remembered worldwide as a leading expert on mammoths and for the discovery of the world’s largest graveyard of the prehistoric mammals. Read an obituary in the SAA Archaeological... Read more

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