Core Faculty

Jennifer Roth-Gordon's picture
Jennifer Roth-Gordon
Associate Professor of Anthropology
jenrothg@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.0696
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 301A
Jennifer Roth-Gordon is a linguistic and cultural anthropologist who has been conducting research in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil since 1995. Her book, Race and the Brazilian Body: Blackness, Whiteness, and Everyday Language in Rio de Janeiro (University of California Press, 2017) explores how racial...
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Robert Schon
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Director of Graduate Studies
rschon@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.0634
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 311
Robert Schon's research focusses on the dynamics of complex societies. He is particularly interested in ancient economies. His current projects examine the early adoption of standardized measures, statecraft in Mycenaean Greece, landscape archaeology in western Sicily, and baseball in Arizona...
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Thomas E. Sheridan
Professor of Anthropology, Research Anthropologist (Southwest Center)
tes@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.621.5088
FAX: 520.621.9922
Office: Southwest Center, Little Chapel of All Nations
I currently hold a joint appointment in the Southwest Center and the Department of Anthropology and have conducted ethnographic and ethnohistoric research in the Southwest and Northern Mexico since 1971. I directed the Mexican Heritage Project at the Arizona Historical Society from 1982-1984,...
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Brian Silverstein
Associate Professor of Anthropology; Director (Center for Turkish Studies)
bsilver@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.5047
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 126
I am a cultural anthropologist and my current research examines technopolitics and institutional reform in Turkey, in the area of statistics in particular. Statistics is the heading of one of the chapters in Turkey's EU entry negotiations, and the collection and use of statistics in Turkey has...
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David Soren
Regents' Professor and Professor of Anthropology and Classics
soren@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.621.5013
FAX: 520.621.3678
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 314B
Dr. David Soren is currently the editor of Etruscan Studies which is the official journal of the international Etruscan Foundation. He is a Resident of the American Academy in Rome and Director of the Orvieto Study Abroad Program in Umbria, Italy as well as Director of Excavations at Chianciano...
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Mary C. Stiner (Sabbatical 2015-2016)
Regents' Professor of Anthropology (& ASM Curator of Zooarchaeology)
mstiner@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.621.2694
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 409B
MARY C. STINER (PhD 1990) is Professor of Anthropology in the School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson. She is also Curator of Zooarchaeology at the Arizona State Museum. She conducts archaeological research on human ancestors, paleoeconomics, and social evolution. Her book, Honor...
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Richard W. Stoffle
Professor of Anthropology, Research Anthropologist (BARA)
rstoffle@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.621.2462
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 319A
Dr. Stoffle is the head of an applied cultural anthropology research team that conducts various kinds of funded studies. Current studies (2013-2016) include (1) the Kaibab Paiute Aboriginal Water Uses, (2) EFMO, the Traditional Cultural Property potential of Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa, (...
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Stacey Tecot (On Sabbatical Fall 2017–Spring 2018)
Assistant Professor
stecot@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-6294
FAX: 520-621-2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 310A (Spring 2017)
Lab: http://www.leep.arizona.edu I am interested in physiological and behavioral strategies that primates use to cope with dynamic environments. I study the ways in which species resolve the competing needs of growth, reproduction and survival. My fieldwork...
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Ronald H. Towner
A. Haury Endowed Chair in Archaeological Dendrochronology, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Associate Research Professor, Dendrochronology (LTRR)
rht@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.621.6465
FAX: 520.621.8229
Office: Bannister 306
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Daniela Triadan's picture
Daniela Triadan
Professor of Anthropology, Research Associate Smithsonian Institution
dtriadan@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.0077
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 404A
My research interests focus on the study of the sociopolitical development of small sedentary societies and societies that were more hierarchically organized, as well as prehistoric economic systems. Methodologically I specialize in ceramic technology, provenance studies, and the integration of...
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Marcela Vásquez-León's picture
Marcela Vásquez-León
Associate Professor in Anthropology / Associate Research Anthropologist (BARA)
mvasquez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.7623
Office: Geronimo Building, Room 350A
  Vasquez-Leon was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. She has an interdisciplinary background, with a Ph.D. in Anthropology and an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arizona. Currently, she has a joint appointment at BARA and the...
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Mary E. Voyatzis
Professor of Anthropology
mev@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.621.3446
FAX: 520.621.9118
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 122A
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James T. Watson
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Associate Curator of Bioarchaeology (ASM)
watsonjt@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-4794
Office: Arizona State Museum, Room 215-N
    My research examines health and disease in prehistoric populations through their skeletal remains. I am specifically interested in understanding prehistoric human adaptations in desert ecosystems and the role local resources play in the adoption of agriculture and their impact on health....
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Brackette F. Williams
Associate Professor of Anthropology
bfw@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.621.6284
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Haury Anthropology 308
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Drexel G. Woodson (On Leave for 2015 - 2016)'s picture
Drexel G. Woodson (On Leave for 2015 - 2016)
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Associate Research Anthropologist (BARA)
dwoodson@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.8811
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Geronimo Building, Room 328
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María Nieves Zedeño's picture
María Nieves Zedeño
Professor of Anthropology, Research Anthropologist (BARA)
mzedeno@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.621.9607
FAX: 520.621.9608
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 316B
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Qing Zhang
Associate Professor of Anthropology
zhangq1@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.5618
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 306
My research concerns the constitutive role of language in contexts of social change and globalization. Specifically, my work has dealt with the entanglements of linguistic practice and rapid socioeconomic transformations in the People’s Republic of China. As a country changing from a formerly “...
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