Publications

Silverstein Article on Turkish Agricultural Reform in American Ethnologist

Associate Professor Brian Silverstein’s article, “Commensuration, Performativity, and the Reform of Statistics in Turkey,” was recently published in American Ethnologist, 45(3), 2018; DOI: 10.1111/amet.12668. Changing the way in which statistics are compiled and then used can have effects on the things the statistics are about. One of the important ways in which Turkish agriculture and, hence, rural livelihoods are changing is through changes in the way agriculture... Read more

New Publication by Holliday, Haynes, and Former SOA Students

Professor Vance Holliday, Regents’ Professor Emeritus Vance Haynes, Josh Reuther (PhD Arizona, 2013), Shane Miller (PhD Arizona, 2014), Todd Surovell (PhD Arizona, 2003), and a cast of dozens published a paper on “Current evidence allows multiple models for the peopling of the Americas” in the journal Science Advances. The authors, led by Ben Potter (University of Alaska-Fairbanks), present a... Read more

Mathwich and Pavao-Zuckerman Publish on Frontier Bureaucracy in JAA

Nicole Mathwich, PhD candidate, is lead author and Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman (former Associate Professor and Associate Director, School of Anthropology) is a co-author for a new article in Journal of Anthropological Archaeology titled “Bureaucratic reforms on the frontier: Zooarchaeological and historical perspectives on the 1767 Jesuit Expulsion in the... Read more

Recent Publications: SoA Affiliates Publish in Science Advances

Charlotte Pearson is lead author and Gregory Hodgins is a co-author for a new article in Science Advances titled “Annual Radiocarbon Record Indicates 16th Century BCE Date for the Thera Eruption.” This UANews article explains that their research may... Read more

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

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