Alumni News: Boum Featured by Daily Bruin

Aomar Boum (Ph.D. Arizona, 2006) is currently an Associate Professor of Anthropology at UCLA. Recently he and a colleague led a group of Northern California elementary and high school teachers on a journey to Dr. Boum’s native Morocco to learn about the country’s history and culture. Learn more in this piece from UCLA’s Daily Bruin... Read more

Alumni News: New Postdoctoral Position for Janz

Lisa Janz (Ph.D. Arizona, 2012) has accepted a two-year position as Roberta Bondar Postdoctoral Fellow in Northern and Polar Studies at Trent University, Canada. Janz will continue her research in Mongolia as well as organizing research related to the peopling of the Canadian Arctic, in particular its relationship with mid-Holocene climatic... Read more

Alumnni News: Reineke Is Arizona Storyteller

Robin Reineke (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) was part of the 2017 lineup for the Arizona Republic’s Arizona Storytellers series. Dr. Reineke tells the story of how she came to co-found the Colibrí Center for Human Rights.... Read more

SoA Undergraduate Engagement Forum Continues Its Success

For the fourth year in a row, our undergraduate students at the School of Anthropology shared with their faculty and fellow students their experiences in the Fourth Annual Engagement Forum on Field Schools, Internships, Study Abroad, and Senior Theses, which took place on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The geographical and... Read more

Bellorado and BYU Prof. Organize Bears Ears Archaeology Symposium

Last week, School of Anthropology and Laboratory of Tree Ring Research doctoral candidate Ben Bellorado and Dr. Jim Allison (Brigham Yong University) organized a symposium entitled “Archaeological Research in the Bears Ears National Monument, Utah: Recent Research, Conservation, and Documentation Based Projects,” focused on archaeology in... Read more

BARA and Indigenous Mapping Workshops Group

On September 18-19, representatives from the SoA and the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology met with tribal, state, and federal archaeologists in Helena, Montana to organize and conduct a meeting aimed at bringing the Blackfeet Indian Tribe and other federally recognized indigenous groups in the Northern Plains into the... Read more

Upcoming Events, 9/22/2017 Edition

•    October 3, 5:30 p.m.: Archaeology Southwest’s Archaeology Café: Dr. James Vint, “4,000 Years Ago: Early Agriculture in the Tucson Basin.” The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Boulevard. More information
•    October 19, 2:00 p.m.: SoA Lecture Series presents Duana Rullwiley, Stanford University, “Habits of Power: Science... Read more

Upcoming Events, 9/15/2017 Edition

•    TODAY! September 15, 3:00–5:00 p.m.: Arizona State Museum Open House—All are welcome! ASM. More information
•    September 19, 5:00–7:00 p.m.: Fourth Annual Engagement Forum on Field Schools, Internships, Study Abroad, and Senior Theses—Come learn what our Undergrads have been up to! Haury 215

McLeod Receives Fulbright

Ph.D. candidate Jonathan McLeod has been awarded a Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad award for research on the project “Conservation, Climate Change, and Coming Age in West Papua, Indonesia.” The grant will extend ongoing fieldwork—currently funded by a Fulbright Student Fellowship and the American... Read more

Johnson Blogs for CLIMAS

Not only is graduate student Danielle Johnson a graduate research assistant with the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology; she is also a 2017 Environment and Society Graduate Fellow with Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS). This past summer she travelled to New Zealand’s Kaipara Catchment of Aotearoa to learn... Read more