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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New Publication by Dr. Jason DeCaro

Congratulations are in order for Jason DeCaro with the publication of a new article in Annals of Behavioral Medicine (PDF attached). Parmelee, Scicolone, Cox, DeCaro, Keefe, and Smith. 2018. Global versus momentary osteoarthritis pain and emotional distress: emotional intelligence as moderator. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, epub ahead of print.   Parmelee et al Ann Behav Med   […]

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Graduate Students Receive Prestigious Fellowships

Three of our graduate students were nominated and received the following fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year: Congratulations to Ashley Stewart, and adviser Keith Jacobi, for a PhD dissertation completion Graduate Council Fellowship award for her work using dental traits to chart genetic relations among individuals at the Archaic and Mississippian Perry Site in Northern Alabama. Congratulations […]

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New Article by Associate Dean Lisa Pawloski

Our new professor, Associate Dean Lisa Pawloski, has recently published an article: “ ‘Our turn to eat’: Shifting gender norms and food security in the Wakiso district of Uganda,” by Amialya E. Durairaj, Constance A. Gewa, Maction K. Komwa, and Lisa Pawloski. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition (online Dec. 18, 2017). http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19320248.2017.1403407#.WjgTFlVQdo4.email This is her […]

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Former Doctoral Student Ashley Dumas Receives Prestigious Award

A past doctoral student of ours, Dr. Ashley Dumas, has won a very prestigious award. Ashley is currently an Associate Professor of Anthropology in the Department of History and Social Sciences at the University of West Alabama. She has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the UWA Loraine McIlwain Bell Trustee Professor, which is a peer-selected teaching […]

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