Monika Wanis wins Gil Kushner Memorial Award

Monika Wanis won The Gil Kushner Memorial Award to attend the Society for Applied Anthropology meeting and also received the 1st place Poster Presentation Award for her poster titled, “Traditional Health Seeking Practices Among Rural and Urban Negev Bedouin Populations in Israel.” The Gil Kushner Memorial Award goes to only one student and “honors an international scholar whose […]

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Nikki Henderson wins Society for Anthropological Sciences Award

Our Doctoral student Nikki Henderson won the Society for Anthropological Sciences award to attend the recent joint meeting with the Society for Applied Anthropology. Only two students received this honor. Nikki organized a session at the conference and presented the paper, “Consensus and Contention in Cultural Models of Substance Use / Misuse in the US and Brazil.” […]

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New Book by Former MA Student Jolynn Amrine Goertz

Jolynn received her MA from UA in 2014. Her new book, Chehalis Stories, has just been released by the University of Nebraska Press: http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/university-of-nebraska-press/9781496201010/ In Chehalis Stories Jolynn Amrine Goertz and the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation in Western Washington have assembled a collaborative volume of traditional stories collected by the anthropologist Franz Boas from tribal knowledge keepers […]

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Alex Tokovinine on the Cover of American Archaeology

Look who’s featured on the cover of the current issue of American Archaeology—our own Dr. Alex Tokovinine! His contribution to the 3-D scanning project of the world-famous Copan Hieroglyphic Stairway is described on p. 23: “…In 2007, Fast [William Fasho, Bowditch Professor at Harvard University] hired post-doctoral student Alexandre Tokovinine to conduct on-site trials. They were […]

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Larry Monocello awarded Critical Languages Scholarship

Doctoral student Larry Monocello has been awarded the Critical Languages Scholarship from the American Councils for International Education, a highly competitive program with a ~10% acceptance rate. He will be spending eight weeks in an intensive, immersive language program at Chonnam National University in Gwangju, South Korea from June 5-August 5, fully funded by the […]

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Prestigious Honor for Dr. Chiou

Dr. Katie Chiou, the Department’s new Assistant Professor, has learned that her dissertation at UC Berkeley, “Common Meals, Noble Feasts: An Archaeological Investigation of Moche Food and Cuisine in the Jequetepeque Valley, Peru (A.D. 600-800)” (Christine A. Hastorf, Chair) has been selected as the the 2018 Society for American Archaeology’s Dissertation Award. This is an incredible and most prestigious […]

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New Publication by Dr. Ian Brown

Congratulations to Dr. Brown and Colleagues for their new publication (attached):   Duane Esarey, Ian W. Brown & Anjaneen Coble (2018) The Mississippian Site of Origin for the So-Called Moundville Spider, Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology, 43:1, 23-34, DOI: 10.1080/01461109.2017.1370527   Esary, Brown and Coble 2018 The Mississippian Site of Origin for the So Called Moundville […]

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