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Introducing the 2019 Cohort of SoA Graduate Students

Today we welcome the School of Anthropology’s 2019 incoming graduate students!

Rinku Ashok Kumar (left) is a doctoral student in sociocultural anthropology. She has an interest in science and technology studies with a focus on south Asia. Prior to entering the program, Rinku worked for more than a decade and a half with... Read more

Accelerate for Success Grant for Silverstein

Brian Silverstein, SoA Associate Professor and Director of the Arizona Center for Turkish Studies, was awarded funding through UA Research, Discovery and Innovation’s Accelerate for Success grants, for a project he’s the PI on, with collaborator Murat Kacira,... Read more

Astroth to Give September 16 AAHS Talk

Applied Archaeology M.A. student Kirk Astroth will speak about “Profound and Persistent Beauty: Results of the Petroglyph and Pictograph Recording Project in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming” at the September 16 meeting of the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society. The talk is free and will take place at 7:30 p.m. at... Read more

Hanson to Lead OPAC Cave Creek Tour

Allen Dart, Executive Director (Volunteer) of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, reports that OPAC has just a couple of spaces left on the Cave Creek Canyon Pictographs Tour that SoA grad student Kelsey Hanson will lead in the Chiricahua Mountains on January 25, 2020.... Read more

In the Media: Dore Interviewed on Preservation Radio

Adjunct Professor, Christopher Dore, is featured this month on Preservation Radio (https://www.preservationradio.com/). Dr. Dore talks with host David Mass about his experiences providing heritage organizations worldwide with industry-specific business expertise to... Read more

In the Media: Horschler Comments in Multiple News Pieces

Grad student Daniel Horschler was recently quoted in a few news articles published by National Geographic, ... Read more

Recent Publications: Singletary Has Article in Infant Behavior & Development

Britt Singletary (Ph.D. Arizona, 2019) is the author of a new article in Infant Behavior & Development titled “What are the benefits of having a village? Effects of allomaternal care on communicative skills in early infancy,” which can be... Read more

Undergrad Rodriguez Presents at UROC Events

Undergrad Neida Rodriguez was the only Anthropology student who participated in this year’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consoritum Summer Research Institute program. She gave her oral research presentation, entitled “Can Growing Your Own Food Save You Money?” at the UROC Colloquium on Friday, August 2. Then she presented her poster (... Read more

Schermerhorn to Present First SoA Lecture for 2019–2020

The SoA kicks off its 2019–2020 Lecture Series next Thursday, September 5, with a presentation by Dr. Seth Schermerhorn, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Hamilton College, New York. The lecture, which will take place at 2:00 p.m. in Haury room 215, is co-sponsored by the Border Community Alliance and Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. Dr. Schermerhorn’s talk is titled “Walking to Magdalena: Personhood and Place in Tohono O’odham Songs, Sticks, and Stories.”... Read more

Carney on AZ Illustrated

Megan Carney, SoA Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Regional Food Studies, was interviewed for an August 23 segment of Arizona Illustrated. Watch Dr. Carney explain “How 1970s... Read more

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