Alum (BA 1982) John J. Shea, Professor Anthropology at SUNY, has a new book being published January 2017: Stone Tools in Human Evolution: Behavioral Differences among Technological Primates. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Click here for additional information. Some background from the author: “Several years ago I was among physical anthropologist colleagues at conference […]
Veronica Joseph was unable to attend the BU hooding ceremony. Her forensic anthropology lab at the US Dept. of Defense’s Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency held a surprise hooding for her there, with mother and son Xavier in attendance! Here’s a brief description from Dr. Denis To, Veronica’s lab manager: “…We actually had TWO hooding ceremonies, which you can […]
Congratulations to Kaoru (Kay) Ueda (PhD 2015). She landed a terrific full-time position at Stanford University, to begin later this fall. Kay has been hired as Curator of the Japanese Diaspora Initiative at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
1. Please describe your professional and educational background for our readers. I have always wanted to be an archaeologist, but I thought I was just going to be a regular Maya archaeologist. While studying at Boston University, I worked in Belize and Guatemala for six months. There, I was working at a site that had […]
In case you have not seen it, the spring issue of Boston University’s news magazine arts & sciences has two great pieces about activities in our department. On page 5, “Hands on the Past,” there are pictures of our Jonathan Bethard and Mac Marston making presentations at the Alumni College gathering in the Gabel Museum […]
Congratulations to Travis! The Associate Press, June 1, 2016 press release ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. (AP) — Historic St. Mary’s City is getting a new chief archaeologist. The museum in southern Maryland announced in a news release Wednesday that Travis Parno is joining the staff and will direct excavations within the National Historic Landmark. Parno’s […]
Dr Yates is one of our foremost authorities in the subject. She lectures in Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime at Glasgow University’s Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, and is also part of the Trafficking Culture Project, an international grouping that does deep research into the contemporary global trade in looted cultural objects. Read […]
Tess Davis (CAS ’04), executive director of the Antiquities Coalition, served as project director for the #CultureUnderThreat Task Force, which was convened under the auspices of the Antiquities Coalition, the Asia Society, and the Middle East Institute. The Task Force, comprising experts in heritage, international law, law enforcement, and national security, developed a set of […]