Alumni News

A revised version of Sarah Cowie’s 2009 PhD dissertation has just been published by Springer International under the title “The Plurality of Power: an Archaeology of Industrial Capitalism”. Details can be found at:

From the back cover:... Read more

Post date: Thu, 08/25/2011 - 00:00

Sarah Cowie (Ph.D. Arizona, 2009) has accepted the offer of a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno. UNR’s Department of Anthropology is a four-field department that offers BA, MA and PhD degrees.  Their strengths include prehistoric and historical archaeology, globalization, religion in society, identity and indigeneity, gender and kinship, dental anthropology, language and culture, and human... Read more

Post date: Wed, 08/24/2011 - 08:56

Colin West (MA, Arizona 2010) who worked with BARA, received the A&E 2010 Junior Scholar Award for his 2009 article in American Anthropologist.

Full citation of 2010 winner:


Colin T.  West.  2009  Domestic Transitions, Desiccation, Agricultural Intensification, and Livelihood Diversification among Rural Households on the Central Plateau, Burkina Faso. American Anthropologist. 111(3):275-288.

Post date: Thu, 06/16/2011 - 08:56