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Saffo Papantonopoulou's picture
Saffo Papantonopoulou
Anthropology and Middle East Studies Dual PhD
My research is focused on the history and urban geography of Thessaloniki. Thessaloniki is currently the second capital of Greece, but was previously the second capital of the Ottoman empire. I am interested in tracing Thessaloniki's transformation from an Ottoman port city to a Greek city. In my...
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Danielle Phelps
dophelps@email.arizona.edu
Danielle Phelps is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in the Mediterranean Archaeology Program in the School of Anthropology. She received her M.A. in Art History with a focus in Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology from the University of Memphis in 2009. Her M.A. thesis focused on an art histoical...
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Evelyn Pickering
evelynp@email.arizona.edu
Evelyn Pickering is currently seeking her PhD in Sociocultural Anthropology with a focus in Applied Anthropology at the University of Arizona.  
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Mairead K. Poulin
mkpoulin@email.arizona.edu
Office: Haury 402 (Southwest Archaeology Lab)
Mairead Poulin is a second-year student in the Archaeology program. Her research interests center on the ways that communities of the past and present engage with ancestral iconography and artistic design in daily life, particularly in identity- and memory-centered practices. Her work has been...
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Sydney Pullen
spullen@email.arizona.edu
I'm originally from South Carolina, where I completed my undergraduate education at the University of South Carolina in 2011. Broadly, I am interested in education inequities and alternative education models, in both formal and nonformal contexts. The big question that I frequently think about is:...
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Jessica Ray
jessicaray@email.arizona.edu
Second Year Joint PhD Student, Anthropology and Linguistics. I am interested broadly in the intersections of race, gender, and language. My language-related interests include phonetics, phonology, African American English, and Hip Hop linguistics.
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Marcy Reiser
mreiser@email.arizona.edu
Marcy Reiser is from Denver, Colorado and went to University of California-Santa Cruz for her undergraduate studies where she received a BA in anthropology and women’s studies. She spent a couple of years toiling away at  a political science degree at the New School for Social Research in NYC...
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Sarah Renkert
sarahrenkert@email.arizona.edu
Sarah Renkert graduated with highest distinction from Indiana University, where she studied Spanish, International Studies, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Before coming to graduate school, she had the opportunity to teach and work with non-profits in Peru, Ecuador, Arizona, China, and...
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Rebecca Renteria
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant
rrenteri@email.arizona.edu
Office: Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research (Bannister 300A-8)
Rebecca's research focuses on methods of identification of ethnicity in the archaeological and historical records during the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the American Southwest. Ethnicity, or cultural association, can be expressed explicitly through architecture style or other material...
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William Robertson
PhD Candidate
williamrobertson@email.arizona.edu
My research interests revolve around questions concerning how biomedical education, training, specialization, and practice are co-constitutive with broader cultural norms concerning risk, gender, and sexuality. Building on my previous research on the role of medicine in (re)producing...
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Emilio Rodriguez-Alvarez
emiliorodriguez@email.arizona.edu
  I attended USC (University of Santiago de Compostela) for my BA and MA in Research in Archaeology, and the University of Reading (United Kingdom) for my second MA in Archaeology. After two years working as a researcher in Santiago de Compostela, and one at ASU as a visiting scholar, with the...
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Rachel Rosenbaum
Graduate Associate
rrosenbaum@email.arizona.edu
Rachel is a PhD student in Sociocultural Anthropology. Her research interests geographically focus in the Middle East, specifically Lebanon. For her Master's research, Rachel conducted fieldwork in Beirut, investigating how history and past experiences with violence shape current attitudes toward...
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Dana Drake Rosenstein
ddr@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520.621.7986
FAX: 520.621.2088
Office: Haury 411
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Ismael Sánchez-Morales
ismasanchez@email.arizona.edu
Ismael Sánchez-Morales is a PhD candidate with a major focus in archaeology and a minor in geosciences. He earned a Licenciatura in archaeology from the Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia (National School of Anthropology and History) in Mexico City with the thesis "Las Industrias Líticas...
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Amy Schott
aschott@email.arizona.edu
Office: 124H
My work uses geoarchaeological approaches to answer questions about landscape evolution and long-term human-environment relationships. I am interested in understanding how people adapt to dynamic landscape environments, including how a changing landscape affects human societies, as well as how...
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Britt Singletary
bsingletary@email.arizona.edu
Office: Haury Rm 408B
I am a doctoral candidate in Biological Anthropology in the School of Anthropology, and I am minoring in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology through the EEB department here at the University of Arizona. My primary advisor is Ivy Pike, PhD. My current research focuses on the broader evolutionary...
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Danielle R. Soza
PhD Student
dsoza@email.arizona.edu
Office: Haury Building Rm 316 (Laboratory of Applied Archaeology)
Danielle is an anthropological archaeologist and PhD student with broad interests in cultural landscapes, forager complexity and social structure, hunter-gatherer mobility patterns, and place-making in North America. Her work currently uses ethnohistoric and ethnographic data as tools to...
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Alexandra Spielhagen
aspiel@email.arizona.edu
I am a sociocultural anthropology student with a minor in Gender and Women's Studies. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 2006, I spent several years working both domestically and internationally as a commercial whitewater raft guide. My time as an adventure tourism professional,...
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A. Grace Steig
A. Grace Steig is a first-year PhD student in sociocultural anthropology. Her research interests include political ecology, climate change, food, biopolitics, migration, and the state. For her bachelor's thesis, she studied food sovereignty in the Peruvian Andes. From 2015-2018 she worked in...
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Kristoffer Stein
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Jay Stephens
Jay Stephens is a student in the Archaeology of the Mediterranean world PhD. concentration program. He grew up as an army brat in Heidelberg, Germany and attended the University of Arizona for his undergrad. Here, he completed a BA in Art History, a BS in Archaeology, and a minor in Material...
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Marijke Stoll
Teaching Assisstant
mstoll@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 773-859-0213
Office: 408A
Saludos! I am a PhD Graduand in Archaeology at the University of Arizona. For the past 10 years my research has centered on ballcourts and the Mesoamerican ballgame, particularly those ballgame traditions that existed in prehispanic Oaxaca. In particular I focus on the role of the ballgame in the...
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Allison Stuewe
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Serene Tseng
stseng@email.arizona.edu
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Cari Tusing
ctusing@email.arizona.edu
I study rural livelihoods, land politics and dispossesion, indigenous epistemologies, oral history and ethnography. I am a SocioCultural PhD student in the School of Anthropology with a PhD Minor in Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona. My work examines rural peoples (campesino and...
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Paula Ugalde
paulaugalde@email.arizona.edu
I am a doctoral student in the Anthropology program. My major is in Archaeology and my minor in Geosciences. I come from Chile, where I earned my BA in Archaeology (Universidad de Chile, 2010). My research focuses on the early peopling of the Atacama Desert. Broadly, I am interested in the history...
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Mary-Caitlyn Valentinsson
Graduate Teaching Associate
mvalentinsson@email.arizona.edu
I'm a sociolinguist and linguistic anthropologist who studies how media and pop culture shape the way people use language. Generally speaking, I'm interested in how consumers and producers of pop culture and mass media use language as a semiotic resource for accomplishing different kinds of...
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Gina Watkinson
Conservation Laboratory Coordinator (ASM)
gwatkins@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520)-621-6314
Office: Arizona State Museum, Conservation Lab, Room 125
Gina is an archaeology doctoral student in the School of Anthropology, University of Arizona. She began the archaeology program in the fall of 2016. Gina is also the laboratory coordinator for the Preservation Division at the Arizona State Museum where she has worked since 2007.  She received a...
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James Webber
Ph.D. Program
jwebber@email.arizona.edu
Office: 408B
I am a Ph.D. student studying at the University of Arizona under the tutelage of Dr. David Raichlen. I came to the U of A with an interest in barefoot running that I have transformed into a holistic exploration...
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Rebecca Wey
rwey@email.arizona.edu
I am currently studying a literary initiative launched in response to narco-violence in Mexico, Nuestra Aparente Rendición, or “Our Apparent Surrender.”  Drawing from Richard Rorty’s concept of the contingency of language and articulating this to a critical project with Lacanian psychoanalysis, I...
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