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Alumni News

Kurt Dongoske (M.A. Arizona, 1984), principal investigator for Zuni Cultural Resource Enterprise (ZCRE), was recently awarded two grants from the Washington, DC Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Trust Services–Tribal Resiliency Program. The first grant (category 1) will support a series of workshops designed to build awareness of the key issues and challenges and develop skills and build internal Tribal capacities necessary to address extreme events and harmful... Read more

Post date: Fri, 02/22/2019 - 10:48

Dr. Gordon Bronitsky (Ph.D. Arizona, 1977) joined other representatives of the Albuquerque Jewish community and the members of the Navajo Nation Church Rock Chapter at their monthly meeting on November 14, 2018. The gathering is described in the November 15 issue of the Gallup Independent.

Post date: Fri, 12/21/2018 - 11:59

Dr. Gordon Bronitsky (PhD Arizona, 1977) has authored a new article on his work through the nonprofit IndigeNOW! that appears in the latest issue of The Applied Anthropologist (Vol. 37, No. 2, 2017). Read “Beyond ‘What Everybody Knows’: Doing Applied Anthropology by Turning Up the Volume!” here.

Post date: Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:06

William Ventres, MD (MA Medical Anthropology, 1991) has recently been named the Ben Saltzman Distinguished Chair in Rural Family Medicine at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine. Dr. Ventres works on health disparity in both the United States and Latin America. See a photo of Dr. Ventres’ investiture and read more about him... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/25/2018 - 16:03

Dr. Gordon Bronitsky (Ph.D. Arizona, 1977), President of Bronitsky and Associates, has just learned that the US embassy has approved funding for a Navajo/Mapuche cultural summit. Dr. Bronitsky says the summit, which he will organize, will be held in Chile during Spring 2019. It will be a follow up to Bronitsky and Associates’ success in bringing Mapuche hip hop artist Luanko to perform in Albuquerque last year. Luanko created a video about his visit to Albuquerque and the... Read more

Post date: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 16:41

School of Anthropology associate Dr. Deni Seymour (Ph.D. Arizona, 1990) will present the lecture “Stalking the Lieutenant: The 1871 Juh-Cushing Ambush Site” as part of the Arizona Pathfinders’ Brown Bag Series on October 18 at the Arizona History Museum. Read about the lecture here.

Post date: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 16:39

Alumni Ashley Stinnett (PhD Arizona, 2014) and Taylor Genovese (BA Arizona, 2013) are part of a baker’s dozen of anthropologists who answer the question, “What’s in Your Bag, Anthropologists?” in a July 18, 2018 piece for Anthropology News. Read the article here. Dr. Stinnett is now an assistant professor at Western Kentucky... Read more

Post date: Fri, 08/31/2018 - 11:42

Kim Kelly (PhD Arizona, 2016) is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Arizona’s Human-Animal Interaction Research Initiative. Dr. Kelly is quoted in a WebMD article released July 16 entitled “Can Dogs Keep Kids from Getting Allergies?” Read it here.

Post date: Wed, 07/25/2018 - 16:57

Katherine Dungan (PhD Arizona 2015) is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Arizona State University’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change. A June 1 Washington Post article, “Conservatism took hold here 1,000 years ago. Until the people fled,” looks at... Read more

Post date: Wed, 07/25/2018 - 14:33

The School of Anthropology mourns the passing of alumnus Harold Dibble, who died on June 10, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer. Dr. Dibble was Francis E. Johnston Term Professor of Anthropology in the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences. In lieu of flowers, his family requests donations to two of Dr. Dibble’s preferred causes;... Read more

Post date: Wed, 07/25/2018 - 14:31