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Archaeology of the Southwest Online Adult Ed Class

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center offers a 12-session Archaeology of the Southwest class with archaeologist Allen Dart online via Zoom from 6:30–8:30 p.m. each Wednesday, September 16 through December 16 (skipping October 21 and November 25). The class covers cultural sequences, dating systems, subsistence... Read more

Braitberg and Colleagues Are Spanning Boundaries Challenge Awardees

Last month Assistant Professor Victor Braitberg was notified by the Center for University Education Scholarship that he, along with Anne Boustead, Assistant Professor, School of... Read more

Pearson Part of IntCal Retooling

Charlotte Pearson (Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Tree Ring Research, Anthropology, andGeosciences) has been part of the large team releasing the latest version of the IntCal20 radiocarbon calibration curve this summer. The new curve is now available for use by anyone employing the radiocarbon dating method. ... Read more

NSF DDRIG Awarded to McPherson

A National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant has been awarded to Ph.D. candidate Cait McPherson. As co-PI, Cait will conduct her research under the... Read more

MacLean Receives NIA Award for Study on Dog Cognitive Aging

Evan MacLean, Assitant Professor, recently received a $300,000 award from the National Institute of Aging to help develop a companion dog model of Alzheimer’s disease. This work will be conducted as a part of the nationwide ... Read more

In the Media: Akarsu Interviewed for American Ethnological Society

Hayal Akarsu, a 2018 Ph.D. alum, was interviewed for an online piece from the American Ethnological Society about her recent article “Citizen Forces: The Politics of Community Policing in Turkey.” The article appeared in the latest issue of ... Read more

In the Media: Pearson Speaks with UA@Work

An August 25th interview from UA@Work features Charlotte Pearson, Assistant Professor of Dendrochronology, Anthropology, and Geosciences, in a conversation about the latest version of the IntCal20 radiocarbon calibration curve. Dr. Pearson was a member of the team that released three articles about the recalibration this summer. ... Read more

In the Media: MacLean Quoted in Post Piece on Dog Genetics

A Washington Post article from August 10 that explores “Which pups will make the grade as a service dog?” includes comments... Read more

Recent Publications: Social Science & Medicine Article from Lee

Ph.D. student Amanda A. Lee and her co-authors from Washington University in St. Louis had an article recently published in Social... Read more

Recent Publications: Carney Co-Edits American Anthropologist Forum

Assistant Professor Megan Carney co-edited a Vital Topics forum for the latest issue of American Anthropologist. ... Read more