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Singletary Receives NSF DDRIG

Britt Singletary, a biological anthropology doctoral student of Associate Professor Ivy Pike, has been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant by the National Science Foundation. The title of Britt's project is “Who cares? How caregivers influence communicative and cognitive development... Read more

Bellorado to Give WACC Talk

Doctoral candidate Benjamin Bellorado gave a talk at the National Park Service’s Western Archaeological and Conservation Center on Tuesday, March 20, at noon. Titled “The Fashions of Fancy Footwear in Chaco and Post-Chaco Eras in the Northern Southwest,” Ben’s presentation focused on his work with twined yucca... Read more

Anthropology at TFB

The Anthropology Booth at this year’s Tucson Festival of Books was a success! Stationed at the Science of Food area of Science City, undergraduate and graduate students presented on Food Preservation throughout the ages, highlighting drying, salting, and fermenting as the oldest and most universal methods of preservation throughout history.

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Faculty Lectures: Schon to Present on Warren Ballpark

Associate Professor Robert Schon will speak on “Bisbee Digs Baseball: Recent Discoveries at Warren Ballpark” at 5:30 p.m. on March 20 as part of the Copper Queen Library’s Lecture/Film Series. Dr. Schon and members of the ballpark excavation team will discuss their findings at “the first ever archaeological dig of a baseball field,” according... Read more

Photo Exhibit by Williams

Associate Professor Brackette Williams will mount her first ever photography exhibition on Friday, March 23 at the Steinfeld Warehouse in Tucson. More information, including a sampling of images, is... Read more

Faculty Lectures: Duo Speaks at UNM

On March 7, Regents’ Professor Mary Stiner and Steve Kuhn presented the 46th Journal of Anthropological Research Distinguished Lecture at the University of New Mexico. The... Read more

SoA in the Media: Alvarez Quoted in NPR Article

Associate Professor Maribel Alvarez is featured prominently in a National Public Radio opinion piece, “Why Doesn't Tucson's Mexican Food Scene Get More National Attention?” Read this ode to... Read more

SoA in the Media: Plemons Research Featured in The New Yorker

Assistant Professor Eric Plemons’ research and book on facial feminization substantively informed and was featured in the New Yorker article “The Story of a Trans Woman's Face” by Rebecca Mead. The article is available online now... Read more

Recent Publications: Lidar research by Inomata, Triadan, and Burham

SoA professors Takeshi Inomata and Daniela Triadan, and Ph.D. student Melissa Burham, along with their Guatemalan and Japanese colleagues, published an article on their analysis of lidar data on the Maya site of Ceibal, Guatemala. The paper, “Archaeological application of airborne LiDAR to examine social changes in the Ceibal region of the Maya lowlands” appeared... Read more

Alumni News: Magrath Speaks at UA College of Public Health

Priscilla Magrath (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) gave a talk in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health for their College Wide Seminar on Wednesday March 14. The talk, entitled “The Right to Health as Citizen's Duty,” drew on her dissertation research on health policy in Indonesia. Priscilla has been working as a... Read more

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