Alumni News

Alumna Sharlot Hart (M.A. Applied Archaeology, 2015) is in the midst of creating a series of podcasts for the National Park Service. The podcasts are about Archeology in the U.S. Southwest, with a focus on NPS sites, programs, and partnerships. You can already download or listen to... Read more

Post date: Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:56

Learn about new research being conducted at archaeological sites in Chihuahua, Mexico! Meet Dr. Emiliano Gallaga Murrieta (Ph.D. Arizona, 2006), Director of the Escuela de Antropología e Historia del Norte de México (EAHNM), in Chihuahua. Dr. Gallaga will give a public presentation on October 28, 2017 during Amerind Autumn... Read more

Post date: Mon, 10/30/2017 - 16:42

Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia has awarded Guadalupe Sánchez (Ph.D. Arizona, 2010) a Mención Honorífica en la Categoría de Investigación for her work published in 2016 as Los Primeros Mexicanos: Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene People of Sonora,... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:30

Deni J. Seymour (Ph.D. Arizona, 1990) writes that she and two colleagues will discuss their Arizona Humanities grant program, “Who Are the Sobaipuri O’odham?: The Sobaipuri Legacy at the San Xavier/Wa:k Community,” on four different occasion over the next few months. The... Read more

Post date: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:29

Jonathan Mabry (M.A. Arizona, 1985; Ph.D. Arizona, 1992), will join the SBS Dean’s Office on October 9, 2017 as Director of Community Engagement (formerly Outreach), replacing Lydia Breunig in the role. Dr. Mabry is currently the City of Tucson’s Historic Preservation Officer and City Archaeologist. He brings a wealth of cross-sector experience from the community to the college. Dr. Mabry was one of the chief architects behind Tucson’s designation as a UNESCO Creative City... Read more

Post date: Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:53

Congratulations to Elizabeth (Liz) Perry (Ph.D. Arizona, 2004), who has been appointed the new President and CEO of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, effective on January 1, 2018. Dr. Perry is currently a member of Crow Canyon’s Board of Trustees and will replace Deborah Gangloff, Ph.D., who retires on October 31. Learn more in this announcement from Crow Canyon... Read more

Post date: Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:40

Aomar Boum (Ph.D. Arizona, 2006) is currently an Associate Professor of Anthropology at UCLA. Recently he and a colleague led a group of Northern California elementary and high school teachers on a journey to Dr. Boum’s native Morocco to learn about the country’s history and culture. Learn more in this piece from UCLA’s Daily Bruin... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 16:36

Lisa Janz (Ph.D. Arizona, 2012) has accepted a two-year position as Roberta Bondar Postdoctoral Fellow in Northern and Polar Studies at Trent University, Canada. Janz will continue her research in Mongolia as well as organizing research related to the peopling of the Canadian Arctic, in particular its relationship with mid-Holocene climatic... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 16:33

Robin Reineke (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) was part of the 2017 lineup for the Arizona Republic’s Arizona Storytellers series. Dr. Reineke tells the story of how she came to co-found the Colibrí Center for Human Rights.... Read more

Post date: Tue, 09/26/2017 - 16:30

James Watson (pictured; Associate Professor and ASM Associate Curator of Bioarchaeology) and Randall Haas (Ph.D. Arizona, 2014; Assistant Professor at UC Davis) have just published “Dental evidence for wild tuber processing among Titicaca Basin foragers 7000 ybp” in the latest issue of the American Journal of... Read more

Post date: Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:54