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Methods and Technical Training Opportunities

The faculty of SoA maintain a strong international reputation in anthropological science and technical training. We have achieved a high level of success in this regard by combining laboratory and field training opportunities within and outside of SoA (e.g., All of these opportunities are well established components of graduate training at UA and are critical parts of our long history of successful student research.

Areas of technical training and contact faculty include, but are not limited to, the following:

Within SoA:

Archaeology Field School (Lindsey Montgomery)
Ceramic Technology (Barbara Mills, Eleni Hasaki, Daniela Triadan)
Dendrochronology (Ron Towner, LTRR))
Geoarchaeology and Soil Science (Vance Holliday)
Human Osteology (James Watson, SoA and ASM)
Laboratory for the Evolutionary Endocrinology of Primates (LEEP, Stacey Tecot)
Lithic Technology and Computer Modeling (Steven Kuhn)
Pyrotechnology and Provenance (David Killick)
Zooarchaeology and Taphonomy (Mary Stiner)

Other UA units:

Isotope Geochemistry (Geosciences - Jay Quade, David Dettman)
Radiometric Dating (Physics - Greg Hodgins, Geosciences, Jay Quade)
Dendochronology (Geosciences and LTRR - Charlotte Pearson)
Paleolimnology and climate (Geosciences - Andrew Cohen)
Zooarchaeology (Arizona State Museum – Martin Welker)
Pyrotechnology (Materials Science and Engineering – Pamela Vandiver)
GIS Certificate Program (Geography)
Preservation Archaeology Field School (Archaeology Southwest, Tucson)