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Recent Publications: Pike and Crocker Article Now Out in Transcultural Psychiatry

Associate Professor Ivy Pike and post-doctoral fellow Rebecca Crocker (Ph.D. 2016) have published an article together in the journal Transcultural Psychiatry on the heavy toll of loneliness among displaced peoples in two international contexts. This work draws on Pike’s decades of research on psychosocial health among Turkana pastoralists in Kenya and Crocker’s dissertation work on emotional stress amongst Mexican... Read more

Recent Publicatios: New Chapter from Irene Romano

A new publication with Professor Irene Bald Romano as lead author has just appeared:

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Recent Publications: Braitberg, Co-Authors Publish on Mid-20th Century Telehealth

SoA Affiliate Faculty member Victor Braitberg, who is an Assistant Professor in the Honors Interdisciplinary Faculty, has a new article that has just been published in ISIS—the journal of the society for the history of science—co-authored with Jeremy Alan Greene (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine) and Maya Gabrielle Bernadett (independent scholar). The current issue (Volume 111, number 3, September 2020) is not available... Read more

Recent Publications: Elson and “Archaeological Volcanologists” Publish Review Article

Dr. Mark Elson, a long-time Visiting Scholar with the SoA, is a co-author on a paper published in the September 2020 issue of the Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research (Volume 401, September 2020, 106977. https://doi. org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.106977... Read more

Recent Publications: New Paleolithic Technologies Book from Kuhn

Routledge has just published The Evolution of Paleolithic Technologies by Steven L. KuhnRiecker Distinguished Professor. The book, which Dr. Kuhn writes he has been working on for several years, “... Read more

Faculty Presentations: Stiner to Present Online Harvard Lecture

On Thursday, September 24, 2020, Regents’ Professor Mary Stiner will present Harvard Museums of Science and Culture’s Hallam L. Movius, Jr. Lecture. Dr. Stiner’s topic for the free... Read more

BARA Hunger Walk Team Delivers

Kudos to the BARA team for their showing in last Saturday’s Southern Arizona Community Food Bank Hunger Walk! The eight-member team (plus two canine volunteers)—Dr. Diane Austin (and Precious), Dr. Noah Pleshet, Bea... Read more

Disability Policy Fellowship for Egbatan

Congratulations to graduate student Mine Egbatan! She is the recipient of a Disability Policy Fellowship from the Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities, a federally recognized... Read more

Reflections on the COVID-19 Pandemic


HCW Hosted Launches Health Citizen Pledge 

HCW Hosted, of which Regents’ Professor Emeritus Mark Nichter and Professor Emerita Mimi Nichter are founding members, is a Tucson-based, non-partisan non-profit dedicated to... Read more

Reflections on the COVID-19 Pandemic


Latest COVID-19 Primers from Mark Nichter 


Regents’ Professor Emeritus Mark Nichter continues to update his COVID-19 primer. Version 11 of the PowerPoint presentation, which Dr. Nichter... Read more