Jessica Kowalski successfully defends dissertation

Our own Jessica Kowalksi is officially now Dr. Kowalksi! She defended her dissertation, entitled “Hierarchy, Scale, and Complexity: Arcola Mounds and Mississippian Ceremonialism in the Southern Yazoo Basin” most impressively! Congratulate her when you see her! Photo: Kowalski (black suit, 3rd from left) with her dissertation committee: John Blitz (chair), Ed Jackson, Ian Brown, Lisa […]

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New Mayan archaeology publication from our own Lisa LeCount, John Blitz, and Ted Nelson

Great news! We have a new publication from two of our own faculty and one of our graduate students.  Lisa LeCount along with John Blitz, graduate student Ted (Clay) Nelson and colleague Chet Walker have co-authored the journal article “Land Tenure Systems at the Ancient Maya Site of Actuncan, Belize.”  The article is in the […]

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Dr. Cameron Lacquement publication about Moundville Earthen Landscape Modification

Our own Dr. Cameron Lacquement has published a chapter entitled “The Energetics of Earthen Landscape Modification: An Assessment of an Emerging Mississippian Polity.”  It is in an edited book by Leah McCurdy and Elliot Abrams called “Architectural Energetics in Archaeology: Analytical Expansions and Global Explorations” from Routledge Press. Click here to check it out! […]

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Anthropology students rack up awards at Society for Anthropological Sciences Meeting

Our students swept the awards from the Society for Anthropological Sciences meeting in conjunction with the Society for Applied Anthropology in Portland! Russell Bernard Graduate Student Paper Prize: Max Stein, “Cultural Models of Mobility: Using Cultural Consensus Modeling to Explore Push/Pull Factors of Network Migration in Trujillo, Peru” Travel Award: Lawrence Monocello, “‘They don’t care […]

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Dr. Chris Lynn nominated as Leshner Fellow

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has selected ten researchers in the area of human augmentation as the 2019-2020 AAAS Alan I. Leshner Leadership Institute Public Engagement Fellows. Our own Dr. Lynn has the honor of being one of these ten nominees. These scientists and engineers were chosen for having demonstrated leadership and excellence […]

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