New Publication by Drs. Lynn, Howells, and Stein

Our own Chris Lynn, University of North Carolina’s Michaela Howells, and our newly defended anthropology doctoral student Max Stein have just published an interesting and important article entitled, “Family and the Field: Expectations of a Field-Based Research Career Affect Researcher Family Planning Decisions.” Click the link below to check it out. Lynn et al 2018 […]

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Drs. Pritzker & DeCaro Awarded Wenner-Gren Grant

Sonya Pritzker with Jason DeCaro have been awarded a prestigious and highly selective Wenner-Gren grant for $20,000 for their workshop entitled “Embodying Language in the Context of Culture: Developing Bicultural-Linguistic Anthropology through Research on Interaction, Culture, and the Human Body”. The group of collaborators also includes Dr. Josh Pederson of the UA Department of Communication Studies. In Sonya’s […]

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Jim Bindon’s Podcast Showcased by UA

Dr. Jim Bindon’s podcast website (http://speakingofrace.ua.edu/podcast) is being featured on the university’s showcase page (https://people.ua.edu/showcase.html). These podcasts are being used to supplement anthropology courses at numerous schools throughout the country. Having produced 24 episodes in their first year, they are now going strong into their second year. Check out current and previous episodes at http://speakingofrace.ua.edu/podcast. […]

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Dr. Tokovine’s New Publication

Congratulations are in order for Alex Tokovine and colleagues for their latest publication: “La Estela 48 de Naranjo Sa’aal, Petén: Contexto, Hallazgo y Texto Jeroglífico” in XXXI Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueológicas en Guatemala, editado por B. Arroyo, L. M. Salinas, y G. A. Álvarez, pp. 867-876, Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Instituto de Antropología e Historia, Asociación Tikal […]

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Dr. Chiou Recognized for Best Article Published in “Antiquity” in 2017

Not too long ago Dr. Katie Chiou was awarded the 2018 Society for American Archaeology’s Dissertation Award at the annual meeting in Washington DC. Now her co-authored paper “Identifying ‘plantscapes’ at the Classic Maya village of Joya de Cerén, El Salvador” (published in Antiquity in 2017) has been awarded the Antiquity Prize by the Antiquity Trust for the best article published […]

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Drs. Pritzker & DeCaro Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

Drs. Sonya Pritzker and Jason DeCaro, together with Communication Studies collaborator Josh Pederson, are receiving a major NSF award to perform the first biocultural-linguistic study of emotion communication in everyday life. This $315,000 award will permit them to work with 50 couples, examining real-time, bi-directional relationships between communication and biological regulation in stress-response systems. They […]

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