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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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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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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Article by Oths, Smith, Stein, and Landivar published in AJHB

A new article out by Dr. Kathy Oths, Hannah Smith (UA Master’s student), Max Stein (UA Ph.D. student) and Rodrigo Lazo Landivar titled  “A Decade of Rapid Change: Biocultural Influences on Child Growth in Highland Peru” has been published in the American Journal of Human Biology  Click here to read: Oths Et Al 2017 Abstract Objectives: […]

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Wade Tidwell receives URCA Funding

Wade received funding from the College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Creativity and Research Academy (UCRA) in the amount of $700 to attend and present his research entitled “Artifact Ubiquity as an Index of Ancient Maya Socioeconomic Variability at Actuncan, Belize” (SAA Conference in Washington D.C.) as well as for supplies related to his project. Congrats and good work, Wade! […]

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