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Publications

Recent Publications: Sheridan Pens Essay for Open Arizona

University of Arizona Press has just published Peter Whiteley’s groundbreaking ethnography Deliberate Acts: Changing Hopi Culture through the Oraibi Split on its Open Arizona website. Open Arizona is a project to digitally republish out of print classic works. UA Press asked Distinguished Outreach Professor Tom Sheridan to write an essay on the book, which is also available. The essay is titled “... Read more

Recent Publications: Multiple Publications from Irene Romano

Professor Irene Bald Romano is the co-editor and co-author of a recently released peer-reviewed book, Restaging Greek Artworks in Roman Times (2018, LED Edizioni Universitarie, Milan). She is also the lead co-author of a chapter of another book, in press at the University of Aarhus, on the excavations of a Roman villa along the shores of Lake Nemi in... Read more

Recent Publications: Emeritus Professor Schiffer’s Latest Book

Michael Schiffer, Riecker Distinguished Professor Emeritus, has announced his newest book, Spectacular Flops: Game-Changing Technologies that Failed. Chapter 1 is an introduction that discusses why behavioral archaeology can furnish insights into these kinds of technological failures. Chapters 2–13 are case studies of specific technologies, ranging from the first automobile (1769) to the nuclear-powered bomber. The final chapter presents limited generalizations... Read more

Recent Publications: Carney Co-Authors Tucson Food Report

Megan Carney, Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Regional Food Studies, is co-author of the report “State of the Tucson Food System 2018–2019,” which was released last week by CRFS. The report was the subject of a January 9 CRFS Brown Bag Lecture. (Anthro News date: 1/18/2019)... Read more

Recent Publications: Horschler and MacLean Article in Animal Cognition

Graduate student Daniel Horschler (right) is lead author and Assistant Professor Evan MacLean (Left) is a co-author on a recently published a paper in Animal Cognition titled “Absolute brain size predicts dog breed differences in executive function.” The research team used citizen science data from... Read more

Recent Publications: Carney Contributes to First Issue of Migration and Society

A new article co-written by Assistant Professor Megan Carney was published this past week in the inaugural issue of Migration and Society. The article, “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Refugee and Migration Studies: Lessons from Collaborative Research on Sanctuary in the Changing Times of Trump,” is open access for the next month;... Read more

Recent Publications: Smoke-Free Homes in Indonesia

Retired Professor Mimi Nichter and Regents’ Professor Mark Nichter are co-authors on a newly published article with colleagues from Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Java titled “Establishing a Community-Based Smoke-Free Homes Initiative in Indonesia.” The paper, based on research funded by the National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center, describes the development and growth of a smoke free homes movement in Java that has now reached over... Read more

Recent Publications: Giomi and Peeples in JAA

Ph.D. candidate Evan Giomi published an article with co-author Dr. Matthew Peeples (ASU; 2011–2012 Postdoctoral Research Associate with the SoA’s Southwest Social Networks Project) in the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology on ritual practice at the Chacoan site of Pueblo Bonito, in New Mexico. The article, “Network analysis of intrasite material... Read more

Recent Publications: Alumni Co-edit Special Issue of CAFE

Alumni Dr. Ashley Stinnett (Ph.D. Arizona, 2014) and Dr. Jennifer Jo Thompson (Ph.D. Arizona, 2010) have co-edited a special issue of Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment on “Agriculture of the Middle” (now available through early view on the CAFE homepage). The Special Issue contains six research articles and two reports that re-examine theories of... Read more

Recent Publications: Debut Novel from the Schiffers

Michael Brian Schiffer (Fred A. Riecker Distinguished Professor, emeritus) and Annette Schiffer are pleased to announce the publication of their first mystery novel, A Buzz about Campus. This book, the first in The Oak Grove Chronicles series, introduces Alan Bluestein, a sheriff's detective, and Professor Laura... Read more

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