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Recent Publications: “Valleys of Fire: Historical Fire Regimes” Published in Landscape Ecology

This week a large study was published about the fire history of Valles Caldera, New Mexico. Findings include how fire regimes were impacted over time by changing human land use. Among the authors is SoA graduate student ... Read more

Recent Publications: Zanotto Is American Antiquity Co-Author

First year Ph.D. student Hannah Zanotto is a co-author on a recent publication in American Antiquity titled “Measuring Hohokam Household Inequality with Construction Costs of Domestic Architecture at Pueblo Grande.” ... Read more

Recent Publications: Kaiser Publishes in Kentro

Luke Kaiser, Ph.D. candidate in the Mediterranean Archaeology concentration, has recently published an article about his 2020 pandemic fieldwork experiences in Crete in KENTRO: the Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center of East Crete Volume 23. In “Plugging Away During the Pandemic: Studies on Prepalatial Mochlos” Luke discusses the... Read more

Recent Publications: BioEssays Article from Nichter and Colleagues

Regents’ Professor Emeritus Mark Nichter is a co-author of the new BioEssays article “Accounting for variation in and overuse of antibiotics in humans”: News Digest date: 01/15/2021)

Recent Publications: Jelinek Comments in JHE

The December issue of Journal of Human Evolution (Vol 149 1025750) includes the article “Corrigenda on ‘Dating the Middle Paleolithic deposits of La Quina Amont (Charente, France) using luminescence methods’ [J. Hum. Evol. 109 (2017) 30-45]” by Professor Emeritus Arthur Jelinek(Anthro News Digest date: 01/15/2021)

Recent Publications: Silverstein Publishes New Book

SoA faculty member Brian Silverstein has a new book out: The Social Lives of Numbers: Statistics, Reform and the Remaking of Rural Life in Turkey (Palgrave). The book examines the changing role of statistics in institutional reform in Turkey, and the unanticipated ways in which such changes transform livelihoods as... Read more

Recent Publications: New Publication from Mills

Regents’ professor Barbara Mills is a co-author on a new publication in the journal Social Networks. Former SoA postdoctoral researcher Matthew Peeples is also a co-author of “Assessing the Performance of the Bootstrap in Simulated Assemblage Networks” (Social Networks 65: 98–109). The article is already available online with free access available until February 17, 2021: ... Read more

Recent Publications: New book on History of Arizona Archaeology

Nancy Parezo, professor emerita of American Indian Studies and 1981 Ph.D., has published a new book with her colleague Dr. Don Fowler titled A Marriage Out West: Theresa and Frank Russell's Explorations of Arizona, 1900–1903 (University of Arizona Press). SInce Parezo and Fowler tell Dr. Theresa Russell’s story often... Read more

Recent Publications: Douglass Co-Authors with Society for American Archaeology

Adjunct Professor of Anthropology John Douglass recently published with colleagues two pieces in different venues of the Society for American Archaeology. John Douglass and Sarah Herr (Ph.D. Arizona, 1999; Desert Archaeology) recently published a piece in the SAA Archaeological Record on their survey results of... Read more

Recent Publications: Olsen Co-Edits Special Issue of Quaternary International

Regents’ Professor Emeritus John Olsen, in association with three of his Russian colleagues, has co-edited a Special Issue of Quaternary International titled “Current Research on Prehistoric Central Asia.”  The full issue can be downloaded here: Read more