In Memoriam: William Robinson (Ph.D. 1967)

June 8, 2021

William (Bill) Robinson passed away on April 26, 2021. Bill was an archaeologist and dendrochronologist with expertise in our regional history and cultures. He earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Anthropology in 1967 and then joined the faculty of the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, which he directed from 1982 to 1986. Bill served as editor of the Tree-Ring Bulletin from 1969 to 1983 and of The Kiva from 1972 to 1975. SoA Director, Dr. Diane Austin, writes, “We were fortunate that Bill devoted so much of his energy and talents to the University of Arizona.” Some of Bill’s scholarly contributions are found here: (Anthro News Digest date: 06/04/2021)