T. Mark Montoya, an associate professor in Ethnic Studies, was recently elected Vice-president of the Association for Borderlands Studies. The election is a four-year term whereby Montoya will subsequently become President-elect, President, and Past-president. The association is the leading international scholarly association dedicated exclusively to the systematic interchange of ideas and information relating to international borderlands.
Matthew Wangeman, an instructor for the Institute for Human Development’s Disability Studies Minor, was featured in the article “Living the Dream,” published in the Haas School of Business Magazine. The article shares insight into Wangeman’s life with cerebral palsy and his efforts to advocate for those with disabilities to eliminate associated stigmas and misconceptions. Wangeman is an alumnus of the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley.
Wyatt Benson, an anthropology major, has been named the Distinguished Senior for the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS) and KaiJaylaan Beattie, a sociology major, has been named Standard Bearer. Additional SBS Outstanding Seniors include: Amelia Chromy (School of Communication), Athena Costanzo (Geography, Planning & Recreation), Alondra Garcia-Rojas (Criminology & Criminal Justice), Carlee Gilbert (Psychological Sciences) and Andrea Granados (Social Work). Students were nominated by SBS faculty not only for their academic achievement, but also for their research,… Read more
Cathy Small, professor emerita of anthropology, has written “The Man In The Dog Park” published this month by Cornell University Press. Over the course of six years, Small interviewed dozens of homeless people throughout Flagstaff, Ariz. to share their untold stories and shed light on the growing problems of homelessness in America.
“As Americans, distancing ourselves from the homeless obscures our understanding… Read more
Students in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences secured eight Hooper Undergraduate Research Awards (HURA) this year: Abigail Amos (Strategic Communication); Maxwell Benning (Anthropology); Chloe Dunnigan (Anthropology); Eric Gilmore (Anthropology); Amanda Harkins, Alina Lucas, and Devyn Strickland (Anthropology); Michael Huff (Geography, Planning & Recreation); AnnElyse Plogman (Psychological Sciences); and Maggie Morant and Gabriella Cabrera (Psychological Sciences).
The intent of HURA is to encourage greater participation of undergraduate students from all disciplines in research, scholarly, and creative activities supervised by a faculty mentor.… Read more
Jaime Awe, an associate professor of anthropology, has been selected as the NAU Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Scholar for 2020. The Scholar Award recognizes professional excellence over the course of an academic career. Dr. Awe was selected from numerous nominations across the university for his life-long achievements and scholarship.
About Dr. Jaime Awe
Jaime Awe is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Northern Arizona University, Director of the Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance Project, and Emeritus member of the Belize Institute of… Read more