Recent Publications: The Winged

Kaitlyn Chandler, Wendi Murray, Maria Nieves Zedeño, Samrat Clements, and Robert James published The Winged: A Missouri River Ethno-ornithology (Anthropological Papers of the University of Arizona No. 78). This book is the culmination of a multi-year, multi-sponsor project aimed at documenting the social world of people and birds among six Upper Missouri River ethnic groups. Purchase... Read more

Recent Publications: Visiting Scholars Douglass and Graves Publish Edited Volume

Visiting Scholars John Douglass and William Graves have recently published, with the University Press of Colorado (UPC), an edited volume on Spanish colonialism in the American Southwest. This volume, New Mexico and the Pimería Alta, takes a holistic approach with archaeological, ethnohistorical, historical, and landscape data to better understand how different forms of colonialism and indigenous political economies resulted in diverse outcomes for colonists... Read more

Recent Publications: New Book from Schiffer

Archaeology’s Footprints in the Modern World is the latest volume from Riecker Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Michael Brian Schiffer. In answer to the question, “What is the social value of archaeological research to present-day society,” Dr. Schiffer offers forty-three global case studies to demonstrate archaeology’s many contributions to both science and society. Dr. Schiffer states:
I wrote this book with the expectation that it would... Read more

Recent Publications: Protohistoric Southwest from Seymour

Dr. Deni Seymour (Ph.D. Arizona. 1990), alumna and full-time research archaeologist and ethnohistorian, is the editor and a contributor to the new edited volume published by the University of Utah Press entitled Fierce and Indomitable: The Protohistoric Non-Pueblo World in the American Southwest. Dr. Mark Harlan (Ph.D. Arizona, 1975) has chapters in this book as well. Read the abstract and see the table of contents on... Read more

Recent Publications: Mandache and Others Contribute to Volume

Ph.D. student Luminita-Anda Mandache is a contributor to a new volume. The U.S.-Mexico Transborder Region: Cultural Dynamics and Historical Interactions, edited by Carlos Velez and Josiah Heyman, was published at the UA press this month. Several other SoA folks have chapters in this volume: Professors James Greenberg and Thomas Sheridan, Regents’ Professor Emerita Jane Hill, and alumna Lucero Radonic (Ph.D... Read more

Recent Publications: SoA in American Antiquity

Matthew J. Rowe, Lecturer (photo), is co-author of an American Antiquity article that just went live in February. “Bacheeishdíio (Place Where Men Pack Meat),” reports findings from a community-based archaeology project with the Crow Tribe in southeast Montana. Read the abstract here.

Chip Colwell (B.A. Arizona, 1996) and T.J. Ferguson (Professor, School of... Read more