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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

Montgomery is Harvard Radcliffe Fellow

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Lindsay Montgomery, who was recently named a member of Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study’s (RIAS) 2019–2020 cohort. The title of Dr. Montgomery’s project is “We Take Our Place with Us: The Archaeology of Mobility in New Mexico.” Read about the RIAS Fellowship... Read more

Recent Publications: Bethke Article in International Journal of Historic Archaeology

Brandi Bethke (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) is the author of a new article from the International Journal of Historical Archaeology titled “Revisiting the Horse in Blackfoot Culture: Understanding the Development of Nomadic Pastoralism on the North American Plains.” (Anthro News date: 5/10/2019)

Recent Publications: Zedeño, Alumni Publish Chapter

Professor Maria Nieves Zedeño and alumni Wendi Field Murray (Ph.D. Arizona, 2017) and Kaitlyn Chandler (degree date not known) are co-authors of “The Inalienable-Commodity Continuum in the Circulation of Birds on the North American Plains.” The chapter appears in Relational Identities and Other-... Read more


Doctoral candidate Britt Singletary is the recipient of the 2019 College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award. This award acknowledges the teaching contribution of our under-recognized GTAs. It also serves to inform the larger community about GTAs’ invaluable contributions to the... Read more

Spring 2019 Senior Thesis Presentations

Last Thursday, April 25, as part of the SoA Lecture Series, five undergrads presented their senior theses. Associate Professor Emma Blake served as master of ceremonies. Congratulations to Deianira Morris, Christopher Sauer, Sophia Kenyon, Tyler Marx, and... Read more

Spring 2019 BARA Internship Symposium

Faculty, students, family members, and community collaborators from Tucson; Nogales, Sonora; and New Orleans, LA gathered yesterday (Thursday, May 2, 2019) to hear presentations about the 2018–2019 Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology intern projects.

Representing the Universidad Tecnológica de Nogales, Sonora were UTN faculty members Omar Velarde Anaya, Verónica... Read more

In the Media: Sheridan in the Times

An April 29 article in the New York Times mentions the book Last Water on the Devil's Highway: A Cultural and Natural History of Tinajas Altas (UA Press, 2014), by Bill Broyles, Gayle Harrison Hartmann, Thomas E. Sheridan, Gary Paul Nabhan, and Mary Charlotte Thurtle. Says author and SoA Professor, Dr. Tom Sheridan... Read more

Recent Publications: Two Publications by Hasaki on Greek Potters’ Communities

Associate Professor Eleni Hasaki has two new articles out:

The Connected World of Potters in Ancient Athens: Collaborations, Connoisseurship, and Social Network Analysis” (with Diane Harris Cline) in CHS Research Bulletin
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Recent Publications: Articles and a Chapter from Medical Anthropologists

Priscilla Magrath (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) has a new article out in Medical Anthropology: Cross-cultural Studies in Health and Illness titled “Right to Health: A Buzzword in Health Policy in Indonesia.” In the article Priscilla uses the case of the policy on partnership between traditional midwives and biomedically trained... Read more