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Candidate Duncan Speaks at Seminar on Professional Roles and Disability

Austin Duncan, a Ph.D. candidate in medical anthropology, was invited to give a talk at the Sonoran UCEDD’s Professional Roles and Responsibilities in the Disability Field seminar this past Saturday, October 26. Austin’s talk was on “Disability, Disability Anthropology, and the Social Life of TBI,” and examined how anthropological... Read more

In the Media: Sheridan Interview on Channel 6

Distinguished Outreach Professor Thomas Sheridan was recently interviewed about the deep history of the Santa Cruz River and its 4,000-plus years of agriculture by Lorraine Rivera on Arizona 360. The program aired on September 13 on KUAT Channel 6, but if you missed it... Read more

Recent Publications: New Archaeological Theory Volume from Fogelin

Associate Professor Lars Fogelin recently released an eBook, An Unauthorized Companion to American Archaeological Theory. This book is an introduction to archaeological theory... Read more

Recent Publications: Third Mystery from Michael and Annette Schiffer

Michael Brian Schiffer (M.A. 1972, Ph.D. 1973), the Fred A. Riecker Distinguished Professor Emeritus, and Annette Schiffer have just published Book 3 in their mystery series, The Oak Grove Chronicles: A Tough Nut to Crack. Professors... Read more

Recent Publications: Alum MacLellan Publishes Ceibal Paper in Antiquity

Recent alumna Jessica MacLellan (Ph.D. 2019) has published the article “Preclassic Maya Caches in Residential Contexts: Variation and Transformation in Deposition Practices at Ceibal” in the journal Antiquity. This paper is based on her dissertation research as part of the Ceibal-Petexbatun Archaeological Project (directed... Read more

Recent Publications: New Article from Candidate Wigodner

Ph.D. candidate Alena Wigodner has new publication out in the American Journal of Archaeology that is based on her M.A. thesis. Read “Gendered Healing Votives in Roman Gaul: Representing the Body in a Colonial Context” here... Read more

Alumni News: Armin Named Director of Health Disparities

Medical Anthropology alum Julie Armin (Ph.D. Arizona, 2015) has been named Director of Health Disparities Curriculum for the University of Arizona College of Medicine–Tucson campus. Dr. Armin is also an Assistant Professor, Research Scholar Track, in the Department of Family & Community Medicine; an Assistant Professor of... Read more

Recent Publications: Nichter Article in Asian Medicine

Regents’ Professor Emeritus Mark Nichter is the author, with Chithprabha Kudlu, of an article in the latest issue of Asian Medicine (14 (2019): 104–144).

Title: “Indian Imaginaries of Chinese Success in the Global Herbal Medicine Market”
Abstract: India’s share in the global herbal market is dwarfed by that of China. Public and policy discourse in India exhorts Ayurvedic stakeholders to emulate Chinese medicine’s “... Read more

Recent Publications: Candidate’s Article on Tourism and Degrowth Appears in Sustainable Tourism

Doctoral candidate Sarah Renkert answered a call for papers on tourism and degrowth “a year and a half ago or maybe two years ago,” she says. Sarah’s article “Community-owned tourism and degrowth: a case study in the Kichwa Añangu community” finally got published in the Journal of Sustainable Tourism this week, and you can read it here.... Read more

Recent Publication: Culbert Volume Published at Last

Ph.D. alum Laura J. Kosakowsky (Ph.D. Arizona, 1983) sends word that deceased Professor Emeritus Patrick Culbert’s (1930–2013) life work on the Tikal ceramics has finally seen the light of day. University of Pennsylvania Press published the volume in August, and Laura says it “only took three years of my life.” Learn more about The Ceramic Sequence of Tikal here. (Anthro News date: 9/13/2019)

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