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Recent Publications: Latest Anthropological Papers Now Available

The University of Arizona Press has announced the publication of the latest volume in the monographic series Anthropological Papers of the University of Arizona. Volume 80, edited by University of Colorado Boulder’s Scott Ortman, is titled Reframing the Northern Rio Grande Pueblo Economy and includes a contribution from SoA alumnus Samuel Duwe (Ph.D. 2011).... Read more

Leakey Grant for Sánchez-Morales

Ismael Sánchez-Morales has been awarded a Research Grant from the Leakey Foundation during their Spring 2019 round to fund research for his dissertation project “Assessing Variability in Aterian Lithic Technology: Implications for Late MSA Land-Use Patterns in Morocco.” This grant, together with an SBSRI... Read more

Carney Is Udall Fellow

Megan Carney, SoA Assistant Professor and Center for Regional Food Studies Director, was selected for the Udall Public Policy Fellowship. The Udall Center Faculty Fellows review committee decision was unanimous. Dr. Carney will take the fellowship in the fall semester and will deliver a Udall Center colloquium on her work to a small group... Read more

2019 SoA Fellowships Announced

The School of Anthropology is pleased to announce the recipients of three graduate dissertation write-up fellowships for the 2019–2020 academic year: the Haury Graduate Fellowship (established in honor of Emil Haury), the Agnese Nelms Haury Graduate Fellowship in Archaeological Dendrochronology, and the newly established Dr. Keith A. Dixon Graduate Fellowship. The Graduate Fellowships Committee received a large number of very impressive applications. Congratulations to all of our new fellows... Read more

Faculty Presentations: Dore Give Keynote Address in Leeds

Dr. Christopher Dore, Adjunct Professor, presented a keynote opening lecture at the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists annual conference, this year held in Leeds, U.K., April 24–26. The conference theme was Values, Benefits, and Legacies. In his lecture, Dr. Dore presented the business perspective on... Read more

In the Media, 5/17/2019
  • Affiliated faculty and Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Lab Director Gregory Hodgins (right) explains Carbon 14 and the AMS lab in an Arizona Illustrated piece from Sunday, May 12. The segment explains the lab’s work on the forensic determination of year-of-birth in unidentified human remains. Date estimates are derived from the... Read more
Recent Publications: Horschler and MacLean in Cognition

Grad student Daniel Horschler has a new publication out in Cognition with Assistant Professor Evan MacLean titled “Do non-human primates really represent others' ignorance? A test of the awareness relations hypothesis.” The paper explores if and how monkeys mentally represent others’ knowledge and ignorance... Read more

Recent Publications: Watson a Team Member in AJPA Dental Microwear Study

ASM Associate Director and SoA Associate Professor, Dr. James Watson, was part of a large team who published a global study on tooth wear in past populations in the most recent issue of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. The article, “Dental microwear texture analysis of Homo sapiens sapiens: foragers,... Read more

Graduation Accolades

Congratulations to all the 2019 School of Anthropology graduates—at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels! You’ve done a great job and earned your degrees!

Special recognition goes to several undergrads who received awards from the SoA and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences:
•    Sara Luois, Sophie Kenyon, and Deianira Morris are recipients of the SoA’s Scholar’s Award.
•    Sophie Kenyon... Read more

2018–2019 Dozier Award Winners

Congratulations to graduating doctoral student Britt Singletary (left) on being the SoA’s 2018–2019 Dozier Award recipient for her paper “Learning through shared care: Allomaternal care impacts cognitive development in early infancy.” Britt will receive $500 and is invited to present her paper as part of the School’s lecture... Read more