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Robert Schon's picture
Robert Schon
Associate Professor of Anthropology, School of Anthrpology Associate Director (Academic Affairs), 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, 1052 N. Highland Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721-0185
I am a historical and environmental anthropologist and have held a joint appointment as Research Anthropologist at the Southwest Center and Professor of Anthropology at the School of Anthropology of the University of Arizona since 2003. I have conducted ethnographic and ethnohistoric research in...
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Brian Silverstein
Associate Professor of Anthropology; Assoc Director for External Affairs, School 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 editor emeritus 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 Principal Investigator and Founder of the...
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Mary C. Stiner
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 Regents' 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,...
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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 My main interest is in how individuals cope with changing environments. My current focus is on the evolution of cooperative and reproductive strategies, with a particular emphasis on the evolution of allomaternal care in...
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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
My Background and Research Interests: • 30 years experience in archaeology of the western United States in contract, academic, and volunteer settings. • Research Associate/Assistant professor of dendrochronology at Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research for past 17 years. • Courses taught: Introduction...
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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
Dr. Voyatzis is trained as a Classical Archaeologist and has been working in Greece for over 35 years. Her research areas involve Ancient Greek ritual and religion, sanctuaries and their development over time, and ancient Greek pottery. Dr. Voyatzis was a Principal Investigator in the excavations...
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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
Associate Professor Brackette F. Williams (Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 1984) is interested in three overlapping areas critical to modeling the socialization of agents for relations among ethnicity, gender, age, and dark sector economic activities. Her initial research and publications focused...
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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
Drexel Woodson (Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1990) is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and an Associate Research Anthropologist with the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology. His research in Latin America and the Caribbean focuses on biography, history and bibliography in the...
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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
Hi! I am a North American archaeologist, who, upon joining the Native American Cultural Resource Revitalization Program at theBureau of Applied...
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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 310C
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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