Publications

Recent Publications: Research Agreement with Blackfeet Tribe Yields PNAS Article

Research made possible by a longstanding agreement with the Blackfeet Tribe has allowed Professor Nieves Zedeño (pictured) and two SoA alumni to publish an article titled “Indigenous impacts on North American Great Plains fire regimes of the past millennium “in the latest issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Co-written with Christopher Roos (PhD... Read more

Recent Publications: Nakhai Publishes in Chronicle for Higher Education

Associate Professor Beth Alpert Nakhai just had a piece published in the Chronicle for Higher Education. In “How to Avoid Gender-Based Hostility During Fieldwork,” she reports on findings from her two-year survey focused on researchers in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean basin. Dr. Nakhai also lists some best practices that may ultimately overcome a toxic situation.... Read more

Recent Publications: New Volume from Alum Madeiros

Melanie Medeiros (PhD Arizona, 2014) is the author of a new monograph from Rutgers University Press. Marriage, Divorce, and Distress in Northeast Brazil: Black Women's Perspectives on Love, Respect, and Kinship is available for purchase on the RUP website; you can view the table of contents and reviews of the volume too. Dr. Medeiros... Read more

Tecot Research Suggests Androgens May Aid Lemur Infant Care

The latest research from Associate Professor Stacey Tecot examines hormone level fluctuations in male red-bellied lemurs that are caring for offspring. This UANews press release gives an overview of “Profiling caregivers: Hormonal variation underlying allomaternal care in wild red-bellied lemurs, ... Read more

Murray Publishes in Ethnohistory

Wendi Field Murray (PhD Arizona, 2017) is co-author of an article that was just published in the journal Ethnohistory. Written with Brad KuuNUx TeeRIt Kroupa, “Remembering Nishu: Spatiality and Belonging in the Missouri River Bottomlands” (Ethnohistory 65(2):215-246) explores the experience of the Arikara who lived at Nishu, North Dakota, until the building of the Garrison Dam. The article is one of the articles submitted as part of Dr. Murray’s dissertation... Read more

Recent Publications: Murray Publishes in Ethnohistory

Wendi Field Murray (PhD Arizona, 2017) is co-author of an article that was just published in the journal Ethnohistory. Written with Brad KuuNUx TeeRIt Kroupa, “Remembering Nishu: Spatiality and Belonging in the Missouri River Bottomlands” (Ethnohistory 65(2):215-246) explores the experience of the Arikara who lived at Nishu, North Dakota, until the building of the Garrison Dam. The article is one of the articles submitted as part of Dr. Murray’s dissertation... Read more

Recent Publications: Did Aztecs Obtain Turquoise from Arizona?

Science Advances has published a study by UA alumna Alyson Thibodeau (PhD 2012), her former dissertation advisors David Killick (Anthropology) and Joaquin Ruiz (Geosciences), and colleagues from the Museo Templo Mayor and CSU San Bernadino. The article reports isotopic analyses of 15th-century turquoise from the Aztec Templo Mayor, which show that the blue-green stone was not mined in the present southwestern USA, as has been suggested for more than... Read more

Recent Publications: Plemons Co-edits Special Surgery Issue of TSQ*

Assistant Professor Eric Plemons co-edited with Chris Straayer (NYU) the new issue of TSQ* Transgender Studies Quarterly. The special issue focuses on surgery and includes six original articles, three essays on art and media, and a book review in addition to the Introduction by Plemons and Straayer.

Recent Publication Puts Holliday and Raichlen in the News

Professor Vance T. Holliday, Associate Professor David Raichlen, and Brendan Fenerty (one of Dr. Holliday’s Geology graduate students) are among the co-authors of a new paper published by Science Advances: “Footprints preserve terminal Pleistocene hunt? Human-sloth interactions in North America” (read it here). Dr. Holliday writes that:
This work is a part of my... Read more

Recent Publications: Book Chapter from Jonna Yarrington

Ph.D. candidate Jonna Yarrington has just published a chapter in an edited volume. The chapter is entitled “Producing the Periphery” and argues that changes in the French national sugar market affected the position and possibilities for French Guiana in the colonial imagination in 19th-century France. The edited volume, Locating Guyane (2018, Liverpool University Press), is one of the few books in social science to focus on the otherwise often overlooked French overseas... Read more

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