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

SoA Students Shine at Honors Pinnacle

The School of Anthropology had a strong representation at the recent Honors Pinnacle held on April 18, 2019. The Honors Pinnacle is made up of three events showcasing the summit of Honors College student achievement. Our students featured in almost all categories of the research exposition from peer mentoring program, to Honors alternative Spring Break, to internships, research grants, and Honors theses. Below are some highlights submitted by SoA Associate Professor Eleni Hasaki... Read more

More from the Honors College!

Kudos to undergrad Anthropology major Chelsea Forer, whose achievements were noted at the Honors College’s 2019 Spring Awards Ceremony! The event was held in the Slonaker Courtyard on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 24. Chelsea received the Dean’s Award of Excellence and was a finalist for the Outstanding Senior award. Congratulations, Chelsea! (Anthro News digest date: 4/26/2019)

Archaeology of the Mediterranean News

John Keck, Ph.D. student in the Archaeology of the Mediterranean World in the School of Anthropology has received one of the 2019 College of Science Graduate Student Awards in the category of “Service.” John works in the Laboratory of Tree Ring Research as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Mediterranean Dendrochronology Laboratory with Dr. Charlotte Pearson, Assistant Professor of Anthropology.

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