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Recent Publications: Astroth Piece in AIRA

Kirk A. Astroth, M.A. student in Applied Archaeology, had his article, “Elusive, Enigmatic Labyrinth Images of the American Southwest” published in American Indian Rock Art, 45:103-114, edited by Ken Hedges an Ann McConnell (... Read more

Recent Publications: Latest Anthropological Papers Now Available

The University of Arizona Press has announced the publication of the latest volume in the monographic series Anthropological Papers of the University of Arizona. Volume 80, edited by University of Colorado Boulder’s Scott Ortman, is titled Reframing the Northern Rio Grande Pueblo Economy and includes a contribution from SoA alumnus Samuel Duwe (Ph.D. 2011).... Read more

Recent Publications: Horschler and MacLean in Cognition

Grad student Daniel Horschler has a new publication out in Cognition with Assistant Professor Evan MacLean titled “Do non-human primates really represent others' ignorance? A test of the awareness relations hypothesis.” The paper explores if and how monkeys mentally represent others’ knowledge and ignorance... Read more

Recent Publications: Watson a Team Member in AJPA Dental Microwear Study

ASM Associate Director and SoA Associate Professor, Dr. James Watson, was part of a large team who published a global study on tooth wear in past populations in the most recent issue of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. The article, “Dental microwear texture analysis of Homo sapiens sapiens: foragers,... Read more

Recent Publications: Bethke Article in International Journal of Historic Archaeology

Brandi Bethke (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) is the author of a new article from the International Journal of Historical Archaeology titled “Revisiting the Horse in Blackfoot Culture: Understanding the Development of Nomadic Pastoralism on the North American Plains.” (Anthro News date: 5/10/2019)

Recent Publications: Zedeño, Alumni Publish Chapter

Professor Maria Nieves Zedeño and alumni Wendi Field Murray (Ph.D. Arizona, 2017) and Kaitlyn Chandler (degree date not known) are co-authors of “The Inalienable-Commodity Continuum in the Circulation of Birds on the North American Plains.” The chapter appears in Relational Identities and Other-... Read more

Recent Publications: Two Publications by Hasaki on Greek Potters’ Communities

Associate Professor Eleni Hasaki has two new articles out:

The Connected World of Potters in Ancient Athens: Collaborations, Connoisseurship, and Social Network Analysis” (with Diane Harris Cline) in CHS Research Bulletin
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Recent Publications: Articles and a Chapter from Medical Anthropologists

Priscilla Magrath (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016) has a new article out in Medical Anthropology: Cross-cultural Studies in Health and Illness titled “Right to Health: A Buzzword in Health Policy in Indonesia.” In the article Priscilla uses the case of the policy on partnership between traditional midwives and biomedically trained... Read more

Recent Publications: Stiner, Mentzer Part of Neolithic Urine Salts Research Team

Regents’ Professor Mary Stiner and alum Susan Mentzer (Ph.D. Arizona, 2011) are among the co-authors of a new article from Science Advances titled “Urine salts elucidate Early Neolithic animal management at Aşıklı Höyük, Turkey.” The research uses a new approach developed by then-undergrad in UA geosciences, lead author Jordan Abell, to examine the transition from... Read more

Recent Publications: Lamoreaux Writes for SCA Forum

Assistant Professor Janelle Lamoreaux has another new publication out. She contributed to the Society for Cultural Anthropology’s online Editors’ Forum called Theorizing the Contemporary. Dr. Lamoreaux’s piece, “Epigenetic In/fertilities,” is a... Read more