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Recent Publications: Borck Co-authors Encyclopedia Chapter

Alumnus Lewis Borck (Ph.D. Arizona, 2016; Universiteit Leiden) and Stefani Crabtree (Utah State University and the Santa Fe Institute) published an overview chapter in the Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology last month titled “Social Networks for Archaeological Research.” You can access the chapter here.

Introduction: Archaeologists... Read more

Recent Publications: Alum Duwe Edits New Collaborative Volume on Pueblo History

The Continuous Path: Pueblo Movement and the Archaeology of Becoming, edited by Sam Duwe (Ph.D. 2011) and Robert Preucel, is now available through the University of Arizona Press. The book, the outcome of a seminar at the Amerind Foundation, challenges archaeologists to take Pueblo notions of movement seriously by privileging Pueblo... Read more

Recent Publications: Douglass on Religious Syncretism in Guatemala

Given that it is the Easter season, Visiting Scholar John Douglass recently published an essay for the public thinking about the melding of indigenous and introduced religions in colonial contexts, focusing on the village where he works in Guatemala with a non-profit.... Read more

Recent Publications: Lamoreaux in Cross Currents

Assistant Professor Janelle Lamoreaux has a new article out. The article “‘Swimming in Poison’: Reimagining Endocrine Disruption through China’s Environmental Hormones” was published in Cross Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review, and is a part of the special issue “Air-Water-Land-Human: Interdisciplinary Approaches to... Read more

Recent Publications: Alum Ryan Publishes in Kiva

Alumna Susan Ryan (Ph.D. Arizona, 2013), director of archaeology at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, is a co-author of a recent article in Kiva—Journal of Southwestern Anthropology and History titled “Desirable Meat: The Social Context of Meat Procurement at Albert Porter Pueblo, a Great House Community in the Central Mesa Verde Region.” The paper examines how meat’s “availability and consumption relates to social organization in ancestral Pueblo communities... Read more

Recent Publications: Life Along the River

Arizona State Museum has just published Life Along the River: Ancestral Hopi at Homol’ovi by Professor and ASM Curator E. Charles Adams. The book is based on the ASM exhibit of the same name, which runs through June 30, 2019. Copies are for sale in the ASM bookstore. (Digest date: 03/22/2019)

Recent Publications: Current Anthropology Article from Watson

SoA Associate Professor and Arizona State Museum Associate Director James Watson has recently published an article in Current Anthropology with co-author Iván Muñoz Ovalle. Titled “... Read more

Recent Publications: Recent Grads Co-Author American Antiquity Piece

Alumni Claire Barker (left; Ph.D. Arizona, 2017) and Samantha Fladd (right; Ph.D. Arizona, 2018) have a new article in American Antiquity: “... Read more

Recent Publications: Second Novel from the Schiffers

Riecker Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Michael Brian Schiffer and Annette Schiffer are the proud authors of another new novel in their Oak Grove Chronicles mystery series. Holy Smoke! continues the sleuthing adventures of sheriff's detective Alan Bluestein and forensic archaeologist Laura Mancini. In this book they investigate an arson fire and a 30-year-old murder as their personal relationship reaches a new level. As in Book 1 (A Buzz About Campus), the... Read more

Recent Publications: Plemons Column a Recurring Anthropology News Feature

Throughout 2019, Assistant Professor Eric Plemons will be a featured opinion columnist in the American Anthropology Association’s Anthropology News. His first column discusses efforts by the Trump administration to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military.... Read more