Irene Romano Selected as PREP Participant

Dr. Irene Bald Romano, Professor in the School of Anthropology, Curator of Mediterranean archaeology at the Arizona State Museum, and professor of art history in the School of Art, has been chosen to participate in the 2018 German-American Provenance Research Exchange Program (PREP), jointly organized by the Smithsonian... Read more

Mt. Lykaion: Cover Story, Student Funding, More

The cover story for Archaeology Magazine, January/February 2018, is an article on the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project, “A View from the Birthplace of Zeus.” The project is a collaboration between the University of Arizona and the Arcadian Ephorate of Antiquities and is run under the auspices of the American School of Classical Studies at... Read more

Scholar’s Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Abby Molina and Matthew Hillin! The two undergraduates are the School of Anthropology’s Fall 2017 Scholar’s Award recipients. The award is given to graduating students who “exhibit a record of outstanding academic achievement and activities that involve the practice of anthropology.” Abby and Matthew will each be given a cash prize.

Stoffle Team Reports on Research in Nevada

The Stoffle research team just concluded field work in Nevada with representatives of 17 tribes. The work was kicked off with an invited talk by Dr. Richard Stoffle (Professor of Anthropology; Research Anthropologist, Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology) to 65 assembled tribal representatives, contractors, and Air Force... Read more

SoA in the Media

Bellorado in Boston Globe

Doctoral candidate Benjamin Bellorado leads reporter Stephen Nash on a hike in Bear’s Ears National Monument in this Boston Globe article.

Tecot Part of Team Studying Lemurs and Gut Bacteria

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Nichter Speaks at Georgetown

Regents’ Professor Mark Nichter recently presented at a conference at Georgetown University. He gave the talk “Developing a Buruli Ulcer community of practice in Bankim Cameroon: a model for  community outreach in Africa” on December 1 at the Ethnographic Perspectives on Health Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa conference.

SOA Affiliate Smith’s Work Featured by Council on Foreign Relations

Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and SoA affiliated faculty Nathaniel M. Smith’s work on the Japanese far right was featured in a podcast series by the Council on Foreign Relations. A forty-minute interview with Professor Smith, “Japan’s Diverse Nationalists,” is part six of an eight-part podcast series,... Read more

Upcoming Events, 12/15/2017 Edition
  • December 18, 6:00 p.m.: Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society 3rd Annual Research Slam. At Petroglyphs, 228 S. Park Ave., Tucson. More information
  • January 13, 1:00 p.m.: Alumna Deni Seymour (Ph.D. 1990), “Who Are the Sobaipuri O’odham?: The Sobaipuri Legacy at the San Xavier/Wa:k Community,” Arizona History Museum, Tucson.... Read more
Awards and Honors for SoA Grad Students

Renteria Is a 2017 Centennial Achievement Award Recipient

Congratulations to graduate student Rebecca Renteria, who has been named one of two 2017 Centennial Achievement... Read more

CRM Job for Curry

Congratulations to Benjamin Curry, who is about to complete his Ph.D. and just landed a job as Senior Associate Research Consultant with the CRM firm, Environmental Science Associates, Sacramento, CA. This position combines archaeological and environmental consulting work and is a permanent staff position.