Alumni News

Antonio Bacelar da Silva (Tom-Zé), (Ph.D. Arizona, 2012) spoke in the Center for Latin American Studies Lecture Series on Friday, January 27. Dr. da Silva presented “Black Struggle for Racial Justice in Brazil: the Boundaries, the Limits, and the Possibilities.”... Read more

Post date: Mon, 02/06/2017 - 15:32

Lewis Borck (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) is a co-editor of, and author in, the most recent issue of The SAA Archaeological Record. This issue focuses on the uses of anarchist theory in archaeology. Broadly, these uses are as an alternative means of understanding past and contemporary human societies and as a way to critically assess... Read more

Post date: Mon, 02/06/2017 - 15:27

School of Anthropology Ph.D. candidate Jessica Nelson has made a video about this important Garbologist; view it here.

Wilson Hughes (B.A. Arizona, 1973), world-renowned Garbologist and longtime Tucson Clean &... Read more

Post date: Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:53

Jessica Munson (Ph.D. Arizona, 2012) has accepted a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Latin American Archaeology in the Department of Sociology-Anthropology at Lycoming College. She will also continue research at the site of Altar de Sacrificios in Petén, Guatemala and offer student fieldwork opportunities with support... Read more

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:06

Katherine Dungan (Ph.D. Arizona, 2015) will begin a position as a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Center for Archaeology and Society at Arizona State University at the end of January. She'll be using collections from the Tonto Basin to explore diversity in religious practice in the late prehispanic Southwest. Dr. Dungan is... Read more

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:04

Ashley Stinnett (Ph.D. Arizona, 2014) was in Tucson on Thursday to present a lecture in the UA Student Union Memorial Center’s Copper Room. Dr. Stinnett, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology at Western Kentucky University, gave the talk “Of Blood and Butchers: From Adulescentulus Carnifex to... Read more

Post date: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:02

Gordon Bronitsky (Ph.D. Arizona, 1977) has been a volunteer tutor in reading for six year olds at Atrisco Elementary School in Albuquerque for about five years. It's 100% minority and most students qualify for free lunches. Dr. Bronitsky and Atrisco fifth grade teachers are beginning a project, tentatively titled “Where We Live,” in which fifth grade students at Atrisco will... Read more

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 12:05

Heide Castañeda (Ph.D. Arizona, 2007) was quoted in a New York Times article on the Affordable Care Act. Read “Life in Obamacare’s Dead Zone” here.

Post date: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 12:02

Krisna Ruette (Ph.D. Arizona, 2011) has just accepted a position in Manchester, England. She was selected to participate as a Research Associate in the project “Latin American Antiracism in a ‘Post-Racial’ Age.” Dr. Ruette will work in Manchester and conduct fieldwork in Colombia. Associate Professor Ana Alonso was Dr. Ruette’s dissertation committee chair and Professor Thomas Sheridan served on her committee. Of her years at the SoA Dr. Ruette says, “I want to thank you for... Read more

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:07

Yancey Orr’s (Ph.D. 2012) sushi was served at the White House last month! Yancey has worked with chef Bun Lai of Miya’s Japanese of New Haven, CT to create a cuisine based on invasive species, peri-urban foraging, and sustainability. Lai was given a Champion of Change Award by the White House. Yancey was credited as a co-creator. Their dishes were served at the awards ceremony.

Post date: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:05

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