Alumni News

Dr. Deni Seymour (associate and alumna) won the Goldwater award (Best Convention Paper on Arizona History) and the Bufkin award (Best Convention Paper dealing with the Territorial Period of Arizona History) at the Arizona History Convention this week. Her paper was awarded both the Goldwater and the Bufkin prizes at this year’s... Read more

Post date: Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:31

Priscilla Magrath (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) gave a talk in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health for their College Wide Seminar on Wednesday March 14. The talk, entitled “The Right to Health as Citizen's Duty,” drew on her dissertation research on health policy in Indonesia. Priscilla has been working as a... Read more

Post date: Thu, 03/15/2018 - 12:23

Alumna Robin Reineke  (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) will join other Echoing Green fellows on February 20 for an interactive panel supporting and advocating for immigrant communities. Jami Floyd of NPR’s “All Things Considered” will host the event, which is titled “Citizenship Now.”... Read more

Post date: Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:02

On Saturday Feb. 3, Gordon Bronitsky (Ph.D. Arizona, 1977), President of Bronitsky and Associates facilitated a panel discussion hosted by IndigeNOW! and ABQ Arts. The gathering was held at the Aux Dog Theater and resulted in a very productive, interactive conversation. There is an incredibly rich and diverse Indigenous artisan... Read more

Post date: Mon, 02/12/2018 - 16:11

Two SoA alumni appear in a photograph in a January 26 article from Atlas Obscura. Josh Reuther (Ph.D. Arizona, 2013) and François B. Lanoë (Ph.D. Arizona, 2017) are shown taking part in ongoing research to redate an ancient, formerly frozen bison known as Blue Babe. Dr. Reuther, who is Assistant Professor... Read more

Post date: Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:43

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