Announcing a New SoA Regents’ Professor!

Congratulations to Barbara Mills, who has been named one of the University of Arizona’s newest Regents’ Professors! Dr. Mills, former SoA Director, joins the ranks of an impressive number SoA Regents’ Professors, including Drs. Mary Stiner, Mark Nichter, and David Soren, and faculty emeriti Drs. Jane Hill, C. Vance Haynes, and John Olsen.

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Victoria Moses Receives Rome Prize Fellowship

Doctoral candidate Victoria Moses has been awarded the Lily Auchincloss/Samuel H. Kress Foundation/Helen M. Woodruff Archaeological Institute of America Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize. This supports a two year fellowship at the American Academy in Rome, during which she will write her dissertation. The project is entitled... Read more

BARA Participation at SfAA Meetings

At the recent Society for Applied Anthropology meeting in Philadelphia former and current researchers from the Bureau for Applied Reasearch in Anthropology joined scholars from Sweden, Chile, and Slovakia in a double session on Environmental Communication. SoA graduate Yoko Kugo talked about traditional place... Read more

SAA Meetings: Holliday Receives Fryxell Award; Miller Holds Book Signing

At the recent meetings of the Society for American Archaeology, held April 11–15, 2018 in Washington, D.C., the prestigious Fryxell Award for Interdisciplinary Research was bestowed upon Professor... Read more

Two Research Fellowships for Pickering

Evelyn Pickering, a Ph.D. candidate, was awarded a Summer Dissertation Fellowship from SBS and a BARA Diebold Research Award for her project entitled Reaching Environmental Sovereignty through Cultural Resilience: The Blackfeet Water Compact.”

Abstract: Indian water has been scrutinized from... Read more

Bunkley Receives Fulbright and SBSRI Funds

Congratulations to doctoral candidate Emma Bunkley, who is the recipient of both a Fulbright IIE grant and an SBSRI award (please see below) for her dissertation research in Senegal!

Title: Imagined Identities and Possible Futures: Women's Experiences of Noncommunicable Disease in Senegal, West Africa
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Robertson Receives Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant

Medical anthropology Ph.D. Candidate Will Robertson has been awarded the Wenner-Gren Foundation’s Dissertation Fieldwork Grant for his proposal “Screening Sex: Enactments of HPV, Anal Cancer, Gender, and Sexuality.”

Project Abstract: This project explores the practices of medical providers and their... Read more

Six Spring 2018 SBSRI Awards for SoA!

SoA grad students and faculty members have once again achieved an impressive haul of research awards from the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute. Congratulations to these six recipients!

Emma Bunkley (left; Emma has also received the Fulbright IIE for Senegal!)
SBSRI Doctoral Dissertation Award
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SoA Shines Once Again at SfAAs

Great news from the 2018 Society for Applied Anthropology meetings held in Philadelphia last week: Ph.D. student Rebecca Bedwell (left) received the Peter K. New award. She delivered her paper Thursday afternoon and was recognized at a dinner Thursday evening. Rebecca follows a long line of SoA awardees, including:... Read more

Williams to Give Keynote Address at Cambridge

On April 17, Associate Professor Brackette F. Williams will present one of two keynote lectures at the Crosscurrents of Commensuration Workshop. The workshop, which will be held April 16 and 17, is set to take place at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities at Cambridge University in the... Read more