Recent Grad, Rising Star: Danielle Adams

Danielle Adams (Ph.D. Arizona, 2018) was one of three interviewees for a program from AZPM’s The Buzz surrounding the winter solstice. “Winter Solstice Celebrations” airs today and tomorrow; you can listen here.... Read more

SoA in Chile

The SoA and UA were well represented at the XXI Congreso Nacional de Arqueología Chilena, held in Santiago, Chile, December 3–7. Graduate student Paula Ugalde, along with her colleague Dr. Luca Sitzia (Universidad de Tarapacá), organized a symposium on geoarchaeology (the first geoarchaeology session held at the... Read more

Faculty Presentations and Other Engagements

Nichter and Buruli Ulcer Team Present in Benin

At the biannual “Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases in West Africa” held December 7–8 at the Regional Institute of Public Health in Benin, Regents’ Professor Mark Nichter and his Buruli ulcer research teams in Benin made three presentations. The conference is sponsored by the World Health Organization. The papers were titled:

  1. Ulcère de Buruli et problématique genre, impact sur la production... Read more
Spring 2019 SBSRI Grant Recipients

Four doctoral students and one faculty member have been awarded grants by the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Institute in the University of Arizona’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciencs. Congratulations to grad students Jessica Ray, Stephanie Martin, Evelyn Pickering, Ismael Sánchez-Morales, and Assistant Professor Matt Rowe! The awardees grant categories and project titles can be found below... Read more

Two Recent Publications by Stephanie Martin on Migration and Crisis

Ph.D. candidate Stephanie Martin published a summary of her M.A. thesis in a chapter titled “Abandoning Akrotiri (Thera): A comparative model approach to relocation strategies after volcanic eruptions” in E. Angliker and J. Tully (ed.), Cycladic Archaeology and Research: New Approaches and Discoveries (Oxford, 2018). The... Read more

Recent Publications: More Op-eds from Carney

Assistant Professor Megan Carney has had two op-ed pieces published in recent days. The December 16 issue of the Arizona Daily Star carried “Challenges to health equality go... Read more

Recent Publications: Plemons Author of Body & Society Article

Eric Plemons, Assistant Professor, is author of a newly published article from the journal Body & Society. “Gender, Ethnicity, and Transgender Embodiment: Interrogating Classification in Facial Feminization Surgery” is available on line; read it... Read more

In the Media: Olsen Article Covered by National Geographic; MacLean on KGUN

The Science Magazine article by Regents’ Professor Emeritus John Olsen has been summarized in an on-line piece from National Geographic, which you can read here.

Assistant Professor Evan MacLean was interviewed for a KGUN-TV piece on November 29.... Read more

Sullivan Scholarship for Undergrad Sauer

Congratulations to Chris Sauer, who has just received a William and Nancy Sullivan Scholarship to travel to Mexico and do fieldwork for his undergraduate anthropology thesis! Chris’ thesis topic is the relationship the Seri (Comcaac) have with a unique mangrove estuary in their territory, and environmental changes there over the last thirty... Read more

Ongoing Drive for Donations for Refugees: Update

The Undergraduate Anthropology Club faculty advisor, Dr. Linda Green, accompanied club member Mariel Bustamante to the border on Friday, November 30, 2018. There they dropped off the donations that the UAC collected for the Kino Border Initiative, which runs the soup kitchen for migrants in... Read more