Publications

Recent Publications: Two New Books by Park and Greenberg

Thomas Park, Associate Professor, and James Greenberg, Professor, are co-authors of two new volumes from publisher Rowman & Littlefield. In the first book, The Roots of Western Finance: Power, Ethics, and Social Capital in the Ancient World, the authors “take an anthropological approach to credit and suggest that financial activities occur in a complex milieu in which specific parties, with particular motives, achieve their goals using a form of... Read more

Recent Publications: Arizona Anthropologist 28

We are pleased to announce the publication of the 28th Issue of Arizona Anthropologist. This issue is dedicated to the Sandrizona conference which just wrapped its tenth year. Please see the PDF edition, and if you wish to find this and future publications please visit:  ... Read more

Recent Publications: Stoffle Chapter in New Monograph

Richard Stoffle (Professor of Anthropology; Research Anthropologist, Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology) is lead author of a chapter in Going Beyond: Perceptions of Sustainability in Heritage Studies No. 2, a new monograph from Springer (2017). Dr. Stoffle, together with Kathleen Van Vlack, Richard Arnold, and Gloria Bulletts Benson, contributed the chapter “Cant of Reconquest and the Struggle for Restoring Sustainability of the Southern Paiutes” (pp. 231–... Read more

Recent Publications: PNAS Opinion by Montgomery, Mills, and Alumni

Assistant Professor Lindsay M. Montgomery (pictured) and Professor Barbara Mills recently had an article published in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences). The opinion piece is a product of a School for Advanced Research workshop on “Fostering Synthesis in Archaeology” held this past February; read it here. The list of authors for “Fostering... Read more

Recent Publications: Hedquist, Thibodeau, Welch, and Killick Publish Together

Saul Hedquist (Ph.D. Arizona, 2017) is lead author of a new Journal of Archaeological Science article that uses archaeology and geochemistry to greatly expand understanding of the size of an early, eastern Arizona turquoise mine and the distances the mine’s products traveled. His co-authors on “Canyon Creek revisited: New investigations of a late prehispanic turquoise... Read more

Recent Publications: Thompson, Ritenbaugh, and Nichter in BMC Women's Health

Alumna Jennifer Jo Thompson (pictured; Ph.D. Arizona, 2010), Retired Professor Cheryl Ritenbaugh, and Regents’ Professor Mark Nichter are co-authors of a new article titled “Why women choose compounded bioidentical hormone therapy: lessons from a qualitative study of menopausal decision-making.” The article appears in BMC Women’s Health (2017, 17(1): 97);... Read more

Recent Publications: Crocker in Anthropology News

Rebecca Crocker (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) has published a commentary in Anthropology News in collaboration with the Todo Tucson City ID Campaign arguing that a lack of valid US identification poses both direct and indirect health threats in the undocumented immigrant community in Tucson. The article provides historical background to the municipal ID movement in the US, which has spread in response to the lack of federal movement on comprehensive immigration reform. The authors... Read more

Recent Publications: Evidence for Ancient Tooth Filing in Sonora

An edited volume published this month by the University of Florida Press highlights practices of tooth modification among ancient populations around the world. A chapter authored by Associate Professor of Anthropology and ASM Associate Curator of Bioarchaeology, James Watson and Cristina Garcia M. (Instituto Nacional de Antropología y Historia), documents evidence of tooth filing and intentional removal of teeth (referred to as “ablation”) in burials from an ancient cemetery... Read more

Recent Publications: Watson and Haas in American Journal of Physical Anthropology

James Watson (pictured; Associate Professor and ASM Associate Curator of Bioarchaeology) and Randall Haas (Ph.D. Arizona, 2014; Assistant Professor at UC Davis) have just published “Dental evidence for wild tuber processing among Titicaca Basin foragers 7000 ybp” in the latest issue of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Their research documents physical evidence of tuber processing on the teeth of early foragers from the high Andean... Read more

Recent Publications: Cartwright and Crafting Synergies between Medical and Visual Anthropologies

Elizabeth Cartwright (Ph.D. Arizona, 1998) and her colleague Jerome Crowder (UTMB) recently co-edited a special issue of the journal Medical Anthropology entitled “Crafting Synergies between Medical and Visual Anthropologies” (Vol. 36(6)). Cartwright’s article in this issue, written with her former graduate student Adam Clegg, focuses on using video-taped data to explore language socialization and communicative disorders. It is titled, “Peaches for Lunch: Creating... Read more

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