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Recent Publications: Two New Books by Park and Greenberg

Thomas Park, Associate Professor, and James Greenberg, Professor, are co-authors of two new volumes from publisher Rowman & Littlefield. In the first book, The Roots of Western Finance: Power, Ethics, and Social Capital in the Ancient World, the authors “take an anthropological approach to credit and suggest that financial activities occur in a complex milieu in which specific parties, with particular motives, achieve their goals using a form of... Read more

Recent Publications: Arizona Anthropologist 28

We are pleased to announce the publication of the 28th Issue of Arizona Anthropologist. This issue is dedicated to the Sandrizona conference which just wrapped its tenth year. Please see the PDF edition, and if you wish to find this and future publications please visit:  ... Read more

Ballpark Artifacts Offer Window to Bisbee’s Past

Just in time for the 2017 World Series, UANews shines the spotlight on Associate Professor Robert Schon’s current project at Bisbee’s Warren Ballpark. The country’s oldest continuously in use sports facility has yielded bottles, buttons, and even a bus token for Dr. Schon and students from Bisbee High School, Cochise College, and UA. The... Read more

Tecot Brings Media Attention to Lemurs’ Plight

Assistant Professor Stacey Tecot and her colleagues are making the news with a new study that explores how climate change is threatening the survival of the greater bamboo lemurs. “Feeding Ecology and Morphology Make a Bamboo Specialist Vulnerable to... Read more

Upcoming Events, 11/03/2017 Edition

•    November 8, 4:30 p.m.: AIA Tucson Society presents Hal Manning, Mike Alperstein, and Peter Brand, Special Agents in Homeland Security Investigations, “From Dinosaurs to Emperors: Cultural Property and the Department of Homeland Security.” Chavez 111. More information
•    November 9, 2:00 p.m.: SoA Lecture Series... Read more

ASM Announces Award Winners

THREE SoA GRADUATE STUDENTS have been awarded fellowships from the Arizona State Museum’s Raymond H. and Molly K. Thompson Endowment fund in support of their dissertation/master’s thesis research.

Danielle Soza (left) received $500 toward her in-field documentation of projectile point and biface assemblages at Rock... Read more

Internship Insight: SoA Undergraduate Student Engagement: Jill Galloway

Undergraduate student engagement has been a core priority for Anthropology at the University of Arizona since its early days. During our Centennial Celebrations we started highlighting this long tradition of student engagement with the scholarly community through internships, field schools, and study abroad programs and we continue to do strongly. Some of the recent interns share their experiences in their own words. Here are their stories:

Jill Galloway: Graduated in... Read more

Mills Speaks in Indiana

Professor Barbara Mills was the Plenary Speaker for the 2017 Midwest Archaeological Conference (MAC) held in Indianapolis. Her talk was on “Social Network Approaches to Prehispanic North American Migration and Coalescence.” She also gave a talk for local students sponsored by the Indiana Institute for Arts and Humanities... Read more

BARA and SoA Undergrad in SFA’s Border Lore

The SoA and the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology feature prominently in the latest issue of Southwest Folklife Alliance’s e-journal, Border Lore, which came out on Tuesday, October 31. BARA’s research into the impact of nonprofit Owl and Panther’s work with refugee students is described in “... Read more

Alumni News: Hart Produces NPS Podcasts

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

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