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Phone: 520-621-2585 and 520-621-6298
Email: Anthro@email.arizona.edu
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Karen Schollmeyer's picture
Karen Schollmeyer
Adjunct Associate Professor
kgschollmeyer@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-882-6946
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Robert Schon
Associate Professor and Associate Director, School of Anthropology
rschon@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.0634
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 321
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@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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Nathaniel Smith
Assistant Professor of Anthropology and East Asian Studies
nathanielsmith@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5476
Office: Learning Services Building, Room 124
Nathaniel M. Smith is an Associate Professor in the College and the Graduate School of International Relations at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. Please click your language of choice for his current faculty page in ...
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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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Christine R. Szuter
Adjunct Associate Professor of Anthropology, Executive Director (Amerind Foundation)
cszuter@amerind.org
TEL: 520-586-3666
Christine R. Szuter Executive Director Amerind Foundation P. O. Box 400 Dragoon, Arizona 85609 cszuter@amerind.org 520-586-3666 520-686-1100 (cell) 
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Maisa Taha
Post-doctoral Research Associate
mct@email.arizona.edu
Office: Haury 310A
Maisa Taha is a post-doctoral lecturer and researcher in linguistic and applied anthropology. Her work examines the historic and contemporary uses of "conviviality" discourses in multicultural Spain. Her dissertation, titled "Cultivating Convivencia: Youth and Democratic Education in Southeast...
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Stacey Tecot
Associate Professor
stecot@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-6294
FAX: 520-621-2088
Office: Emil W. Haury Building, Room 310D
Lab: http://www.leep.arizona.edu I'm interested in the behavioral and physiological strategies that are used to cope with environmental change, and allow individuals to survive, grow, and reproduce. I prioritize actively blending research with conservation...
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Nicolette I. Teufel-Shone
Professor of Anthropology, Professor (Public Health)
teufel@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.9676
FAX: 520.626.8716
Office: Arizona Health Sciences Center
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Raymond H. Thompson
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
thompson@email.arizona.edu
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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
dtriadan@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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Pamela B. Vandiver
Professor of Anthropology, Professor (MSE)
vandiver@mse.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.400.2270
FAX: 520.621.8059
Office: John W. Harshbarger Building, Room 141
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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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Jennifer Vollner
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology
jvollner@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-724-8600
Forensic anthropologist at Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner. Co-mentor to UA forensic anthropology internship.
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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. Current...
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Thomas Weaver
Professor Emeritus
tweaver@email.arizona.edu
TEL:
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Martin H. Welker
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Assistant Curator of Zooarchaeology
mwelker@arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-5579
Office: Arizona State Museum 213-N
I am an anthropological archaeologist, specializing in zooarchaeology. I am currently the Assistant Curator of Zooarchaeology at the Arizona State Museum, and also an Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the School of Anthropology. My research focuses on human behavior and the mechanics of...
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Richard H. Wilkinson
Regents' Professor and Professor Emeritus
egypt@email.arizona.edu
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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
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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Anne L. Wright
Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Professor (Pediatrics), Senior Associate Dean (Faculty Affairs)
awright@resp-sci.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.626.6754
FAX: 520.626.6970
Office: Arizona Health Sciences Center
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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 the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology (BARA) in 1994, saw an opportunity to apply my...
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Stephen L. Zegura
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
zeguras@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.621.6309
Office: Geronimo Building, Room 304
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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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