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Recent Publications: New Edited Volume from Alums Harry and Herr

SoA alumni Karen G. Harry (Ph.D. Arizona 1997) and Sarah Herr (Ph.D. Arizona, 1999) are the editors of a new volume from University Press of Colorado. Life beyond the Boundaries: Constructing Identity in Edge Regions of the North American Southwest is now available for purchase. Most of the contributors have a connection to the SoA... Read more

Summer Session Flyers—Summer 2018

Watch this space for Summer Course flyers! Over the coming weeks, we'll provide links to flyers for SoA course offerings for summer session, 2018 edition. We now have three courses in the summer session line-up:

  • ANTH 315: World Ethnography. Instructor: Evelyn Pickering. Summer Session I
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Big Turnout for Celebration of Nonagenerians


1. Dr. Arthur Jelinek, Dr. David Frank, and Dr. Steve Kuhn

More than 120 faculty, current and former staff, and friends of the School of Anthropology recently gathered to celebrate Professors Emeriti of Anthropology C. Vance Haynes, Arthur J. Jelinek, and Raymond H. Thompson, the three nonagenerians who... Read more

Franck to Present at Peace Corps ShowcaseToday

The UA Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows invite you to attend their Outreach Showcase today, Friday March 23, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. There will be a display of posters reflecting both outreach and research that Fellows carried out this year and a reception. SoA grad student Brittany Franck will be presenting a poster on her research on... Read more

MAA Award for Watkinson

Doctoral student Gina Watkinson, who is also the Arizona State Museum’s senior conservation lab coordinator, has been selected to receive one of the Museum Association of Arizona’s 2018 Individual Awards of Excellence. Congratulations Gina! More information is in this... Read more

News from the Arizona Canine Cognition Center

Assistant Professor Evan MacLean, director of the Arizona Canine Cognition Center, reports that he and Emily Bray, who is a postdoctoral scholar with the group, received a two-year, $106,000 grant to study “The Effects of Early Life Experience on Working Dog Temperament and Cognition.” The grant is from the Canine Health... Read more

Plemons Selected as Coolidge Writing Fellow

Eric Plemons, Assistant Professor, was selected to be a Coolidge Fellow in the Cross Currents Research Colloquium this summer in New York City. Fellows are housed in the Union Theological Seminary for the month of July, where they will spend mornings writing individually and afternoons in collective conversation about their projects. This... Read more

In the Media: Reineke and Colibrí Center for Human Rights on Air with WNYC

Robin Reineke (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) of the Colibrí Center for Human Rights and the UA’s Southwest Center was part of a live on-air discussion about border security with WYNC studios show, the Midday Show. Dr. Reineke is an Adjunct Instructor with the SoA.... Read more

Recent Publications: Nichters and Carkoglu Publish in Health Policy

Professor Mimi Nichter and Regents’ Professor Mark Nichter, along with Asli Carkoglu (who completed postdoctoral training in medical anthropology at the UA), recently published an article in Health Policy based on their longitudinal research in Turkey. Their research is supported by the Mayo Clinic. “Engaging nurses in smoking cessation: Challenges and opportunities in Turkey” is available online;... Read more

Big Celebration for Our Nonagenerians

The School of Anthropology is fortunate to be home to three amazing scholars in their ninth decades. Alexis Blue has written an article honoring our still very active retirees for UA@Work; read “Decades Past Retirement, UA Anthropology ‘Giants’ Still at Work.” Professors Emeriti of Anthropology C. Vance Haynes, Arthur... Read more

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