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Participate in Kid-Dog Interaction Study!

An ongoing study in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona with both the Arizona Canine Cognition Center (ACCC) and the Laboratory for the Evolutionary Endocrinology of Primates (LEEP) is currently recruiting families with a pet dog and with a child between the ages of 8 and 10. Children participating in the study will interact with their pet dog, as well as an unfamiliar dog, and will play with an... Read more

Inomata and Triadan to Present for AAHS

SoA professors Takeshi Inomata and Daniela Triadan will give an online talk titled “Early Formal Ceremonial Complexes and Olmec-Maya Interaction,” at the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society on Monday, September 20, at 7:00 p.m. The talk is open to the public, but ... Read more

MENAS Presents: Dr. Megan Carney, "Solidarity as Method"

Registration will be capped at 25.Go to Read more

Alum Fladd to Present Virtually on Pueblo Ceramics

“Containing Identities: Social Roles of Ceramics in the Pueblo Southwest” will be presented virtually on Tuesday, Sept. 21, from 6:00–7:30 p.m. (MDT; so 5:00–6:30 p.m. Arizona time) by Samantha Fladd (Ph.D. UArizona, 2018), Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder. The Zoom... Read more

Hanson Receives 2021 Cordell Prize

Kelsey Hanson (Ph.D. Candidate) was awarded the Cordell Prize at the Pecos Conference in Mancos, Colorado, for her talk “The Hidden Histories of Colors: Lessons from a Pandemic Pigment Lab.” The Cordell/Power Prize is a competition that honors Linda S. Cordell and Robert P... Read more

NSF Award to Upgrade cyberSW

Archaeology Southwest has just announced that a research team led by Preservation Archaeologist Jeffery J. Clark has received a generous $802,714 grant award from the Human Networks and Data Science program of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Clark’s co-Principal Investigators are SoA Regents’ Professor Barbara J. Mills, Matthew Peeples (Arizona State University), and Scott G. Ortman (University of Colorado at Boulder). The funding (award no. 2121925) will enable the... Read more

Three New NSF DDRIG Recipients!

Congratulations to the School of Anthropology’s latest National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant  recipients!

A National Science Foundation DDRIG has been awarded to Ph.D. candidate Kelsey Hanson for her project titled “Material Reflections of the Emergence of Social Inequality.” Kelsey’s... Read more

Recent Publications: Giomi Is Lead Author for American Antiquity Piece

SoA Ph.D. candidate Evan Giomi is the lead author on a new publication in American Antiquity with SoA alumni Leslie Aragon and Ben Bellorado, and faculty members from the School of Anthropology (Barbara Mills) and Arizona State University (Matthew Peeples). This article is open... Read more

Recent Publications: Two New Articles from Carney

Associate Professor Megan Carney reports that she has two new publications that went live this week. Both are open access in the journal mSystems (the journal of the American Society for Microbiology).

  • Introducing the Microbes and Social Equity Working Group: Considering the Microbial Components of Social,... Read more
Recent Publications: Open Anthropology Reprints Social Network Article

The latest issue of Open Anthropology (OA), the public journal of the American Anthropological Association, includes an article by a team led by Regents’ Professor Barbara Mills. “Migration, skill, and the transformation of social networks in the pre-Hispanic Southwest” first appeared in 2016 in the journal Economic... Read more