New article by Dr. Marysia Galbraith

Marysia Galbraith has just had an article published in Polish (see attached) entitled: “Tombstones Returned to Their Proper Place.” It is in the issue entitled Jews of Wronki and Wartoslaw: History, Heritage, Memory of the Notebooks of the Wronki Regional Museum. See the citation below.  Congratulations Dr. Galbraith! Galbraith, Marysia. 2018. “Macewy Wróciły na Swoje Miejsce” [“Tombstones […]

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New publication by DeCaro and Aronoff

Excellent news! This is the third publication in about a week involving our faculty. This time there is a new publication coauthored by Dr. Jason DeCaro and former Alabama graduate student Jake Aronoff. The article has been published in Elsevier’s  journal Personality and Individual Differences and is entitled “Life History Theory and Human Behavior: Testing Associations between Environmental […]

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New Publication by Drs. Jacobi, DeVore, and Dye

Keith Jacobi (Anthropology Department Chair) has co-authored a chapter with William E. De Vore (Office of Archaeological Research) and David H. Dye (Adjunct member of our faculty) in a volume on massacres.  The chapter is entitled, “Rethinking Massacres: A Bioarchaeological and Forensic Investigation of Prehistoric Multiple Burials in the Tennessee River Valley.”  The book, entitled Massacres: […]

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New publication By Chris Lynn and anthropology students

Dr. Chris Lynn and Department of Anthropology students Taylor Puckett, Amanda Guitar and Nicholas Roy have just published a new article online in Evolutionary Psychological Science.  It is entitled “Shirts or Skins?: Tattoos as Costly Honest Signals of Fitness and Affiliation among US Intercollegiate Athletes and Other Undergraduates.” As Chris says, “For study 2, we surveyed […]

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Alex Tokovinine co-authors new publication in the journal Science

Alex Tokovinine is one of a number of authors on a new Science research article on the ancient Maya.  It is an article entitled, “Ancient lowland Maya complexity as revealed by airborne laser scanning of northern Guatemala,” that publishes the results of an aerial LiDAR survey across 2144 square kilometers of northern Guatemala.  The study […]

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Pierce Wright Receives SEAC Native Affairs Speaker Fund Award

K. Pierce Wright (2nd year Master’s student) has been awarded a grant from the Southeastern Archaeological Conference (SEAC) Native Affairs Speaker Fund, given by the SEAC Native American Affairs Liaison Committee, for him to travel to Oklahoma this fall to present his research to the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, with whom he’s been collaborating. Congratulate […]

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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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