News

Recent Publications: Lamoreaux in Cross Currents

Assistant Professor Janelle Lamoreaux has a new article out. The article “‘Swimming in Poison’: Reimagining Endocrine Disruption through China’s Environmental Hormones” was published in Cross Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review, and is a part of the special issue “Air-Water-Land-Human: Interdisciplinary Approaches to... Read more

Large NSF Grants Awarded

Two National Science Foundation grants awarded to School of Anthropology faculty members in the past week total more than $1 million! Congratulations to Professors María Nieves Zedeño and David Killick, and BARA Research Scientist François B. Lanoë (Ph.D. Arizona, 2017).

Drs. Zedeño and Lanoë... Read more

Highlighting Outstanding Alumni of UA’s Undergraduate Program in Anthropology

The School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona is one of the leading programs in the U.S. Many of our School of Anthropology graduates go on to earn Master’s degrees and Ph.D.s and enjoy distinguished careers in Anthropology—as faculty, researchers, or practicing field anthropologists. The careers of other Anthropology undergraduates have also taken interesting and fruitful directions. Here we highlight some outstanding alumni whose work in various fields has been immeasurably... Read more

Dissertation Fellowship and Grant for Pickering

Evelyn Pickering was awarded the Marshall Foundation Dissertation Fellowship in December, and presented her work to the Graduate College and the... Read more

Lee Receives Ford Foundation Honorable Mention

Amanda Lee, a first-year Ph.D. student in Sociocultural and Medical Anthropology, received an Honorable Mention for the 2019 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship for her research proposal titled “Chronic Illness Care Seeking of Latinx Immigrants in Tucson.” Her name will appear on the Fellowships Office’s Honorable Mention List. Ford... Read more

AAHS Awards Announced

Grad student Evan Giomi has received an award of $1000 from the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society for his research project titled “Coalescence and Colonialism in New Mexico, A.D. 1300-1700: Social Network Analysis of Puebloan Regional Interaction.”

In addition, a number of current SoA grad students and alumni were awarded... Read more

Faculty Presentations, Panels

Plemons Presents in April and May

Eric Plemons, Assistant Professor, was invited by the Women’s Studies Program at Colgate University to give a talk on April 2 about his recent research on how insurance expansion is impacting transgender healthcare in the United States. In early May, Plemons will present at Northwestern University as part of their Cultural Anthropology Lecture Series.

Raichlen to Be PWI Panel Moderator

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Recent Publications: MacLellan publishes in Latin American Antiquity

Ph.D. candidate Jessica MacLellan has published part of her dissertation research in Latin American Antiquity. “Preclassic Maya Houses and Rituals: Excavations at the Karinel Group, Ceibal”... Read more

Recent Publications: Plemons Article in MAQ

Assistant Professor Eric Plemons’ new article, “A Capable Surgeon and a Willing Electrologist: Challenges to the Expansion of Transgender Surgical Care in the United States” is now available from Medical Anthropology Quarterly. Access the article... Read more

Alumni News: Silverman is SFA Panelist

Alumna Gila Silverman (Ph.D. Arizona, 2015) will serve as a panelist for the May 2 Southwest Folklife Alliance Symposium titled “Living Fully, Preparing for Death.” The symposium runs from 12:00–4:00 p.m. at Anshei Israel, 5550 E. 5th St. in Tucson. Here’s the registration form from SFA. (Anthro News digest date: 4/12/2019)

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