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Jerry Jacka Publishes Cultural Anthropology Article, "Place, Time and Affect: Changing Landscapes around a New Guinea Mining Area"

Sept. 20, 2022

Professor Jerry Jacka Publishes Cultural Anthropology Article, "Place, Time and Affect: Changing Landscapes around a New Guinea Mining Area." ABSTRACT In this article, Professor Jacka examines the interconnections about place, time, and affect and how these have changed due to transformations in the political economy of the Porgera Valley, the...

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Terry McCabe Participates in Dana+20 Workshop

Sept. 16, 2022

Professor Terry McCabe Participates in the Dana Declaration+20: Mobile Indigenous Peoples as Custodians for Conservation and Eco-Preservation of their Territories workshop. Professor McCabe is one of the original group who signed the Dana Declaration (in 2002) and was on the steering committee for this year's workshop. This year they drafted...

 This book explores the nexus of corruption, late capitalism, and illiberal politics in the Trump era. Through deep, contextualized analysis and careful critique, it offers valuable perspectives on how corruption is defined and understood in the current historical moment. The book asks: Is today's corruption something new, or is it a continuation of prior patterns of illiberalism?  Chapters in this collection consider how corruption is practiced, mobilized, or invoked in a range of cases, each of which is e

Donna Goldstein and Kristen Drybread Publish "Corruption and Illiberal Politics in the Trump Era"

Sept. 16, 2022

Professors Donna Goldstein and Kristen Drybread Publish, Corruption and Illiberal Politics in the Trump Era . The book explores the nexus of corruption, late capitalism, and illiberal politics in the Trump era. Through deep, contextualized analysis and careful critique, it offers valuable perspectives on how corruption is defined and understood...

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Museum of New Mexico Press Publishes Linda S. Cordell: Innovating Southwest Archaeology

Sept. 14, 2022

Maxine McBrinn, Deborah Huntley and the Museum of New Mexico Press publish Linda S. Cordell: Innovating Southwest Archaeology commemorating Professor Cordell's accomplishments as a longtime director of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and as a pre-eminent archaeologist of the American Southwest. Cordell’s research and work contributed to...

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Akira Ichikawa Awarded 2022 Outstanding Postdoc of the Year

Sept. 12, 2022

Professor Akira Ichikawa Awarded 2022 Outstanding Postdoc of the Year. This award honors postdocs excelling in research productivity, innovation, communication, leadership and who advocate for justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. Ichikawa, a Mesoamerican archaeologist, was nominated by Professor Arthur Joyce. Ichikawa’s research focuses on human responses to environmental change and...

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Scott Ortman Receives NSF Human Networks and Data Science-Research Program Grant

Sept. 9, 2022

Professor Scott Ortman receives NSF Human Networks and Data Science-Research Program Grant to study Human Networks, Sustainable Development, and Lived Experience in a Nonindustrial Society.. The Human Networks and Data Science program (HNDS) supports research that enhances understanding of human behavior by leveraging data and network science research across a...

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Welcome Fall 2022 Graduate Program Students

Aug. 22, 2022

Announcing our incoming Fall 2022 graduate students: Adi, Andrea, Camden, Conor, Courtney, Emily, Gabi, Lucas, Patrick and Sarah. Welcome to the Hale family!

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Kelsey Hoppes Awarded a Dana Deger Memorial Scholarship

Aug. 17, 2022

Kelsey Hoppes (PhD Archaeology in Progress) awarded a Dana Deger Memorial Scholarship from the Nebraska Archeological Soceity. Congratulations, Kelsey!

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Terry McCabe Receives NSF Grant

Aug. 16, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Terry McCabe who, together with colleagues Paul Leslie and Amy Quandt, just received a big NSF grant for research on compound extreme events in northern Tanzania. A project description is below. Collaborative Research: Response and Resilience Following Compound Extreme Events Climate change impacts are becoming increasingly common,...

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Welcome Bioarchaeologist Lauren Hosek

Aug. 15, 2022

Congratulations to our newest professor bioarchaeologist Lauren Hosek on this wonderful CU Boulder Today coverage of her ongoing research in Denver. Lauren Hosek cradles a human jawbone in the palm of her gloved hand—it’s brown and covered in flecks of dirt. Behind her, a team of archaeologists spreads out in...

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