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Touring Cambridge in Service of Archaeological Science

Professor David Killick spent ten days in August in Cambridge University at the invitation of the new Professor of Archaeological Science, Dr. Marcos Martinon-Torres. They spent a lot of time viewing laboratories around Cambridge, and discussing (in and out of Cambridge’s fine pubs) the current state of, and future directions in,... Read more

NSF Award Lets Stephens Travel Southern Africa

Graduate student Jay Stephens is about to embark on a long trip (September 18–November 28) to museums and to archaeology departments in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Malawi, and Zambia to select samples of copper and bronze artefacts from Iron Age (300–1750 AD) archaeological sites. Jay will do lead isotope and trace element... Read more

BARA’s Fourth Session at Bridges

The Rich Stoffle Research Team recently completed the fourth Field Session with culturally associated tribes at Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah. Professor Stoffle, Chris Sittler, Mariah Albertie, and Irene Ortiz facilitated the participation of representatives of the Ute Mountain Ute tribe... Read more

News from Campo della Fiera Field School

The School of Anthropology’s “Arizona in Orvieto: Archaeological Excavation” study abroad program this summer wrapped up on August 30 and two School of Anthropology students have shared news of their experience at the excavations at the Campo della Fiera site near Orvieto, Italy. Katrina Kuxhausen-Derose, who particip... Read more

Duncan Receives SMA RUSH Award

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Austin Duncan, who was awarded the RUSH (Research on US Health and Healthcare, a Special Interest Group of the Society for Medical Anthropology) graduate student paper prize for the upcoming 2019 American Anthropological Association meeting in Vancouver, BC! Austin’s paper is titled “The... Read more

In the Media: Reineke on Democracy Now

SoA Alum Robin Reineke (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) was interviewed on an August 19 segment of Democracy Now. Dr. Reineke, a co-founder of Colibrí Center for Human Rights, recently transitioned from her role as founding executive director of Colibrí to work for migration justice in new and different ways as an Assistant Research Social... Read more

International Conference on Greece’s First Cultural Heritage Park.

An international scientific conference was held on May 31, 2019 at Cotsen Hall at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens with the title “Protecting and Promoting the Values of the Cultural and Natural Environment in the areas where Arcadia, Messenia and Elis Meet.” The meeting was sponsored by the Parrhasian Heritage... Read more

In the Media: Kuhn Comments for Atlas Obscura

Professor Steven Kuhn weighs in as an outside expert for an Atlas Obscura news piece about ancient humans living at high altitudes in Ethiopia. See what he has to say in “In Ethiopia, Ancient Humans Lived on Thin Air and Giant Mole-Rats... Read more

In the Media: Inomata Quoted in National Geographic

An August 5 National Geographic article, “Ancient Maya practiced ‘total war’ well before climate stress,” includes comments from Professor Takeshi Inomata, who draws upon his own expertise in pre-... Read more

Introducing the 2019 Cohort of SoA Graduate Students

Today we welcome the School of Anthropology’s 2019 incoming graduate students!

Rinku Ashok Kumar (left) is a doctoral student in sociocultural anthropology. She has an interest in science and technology studies with a focus on south Asia. Prior to entering the program, Rinku worked for more than a decade and a half with... Read more