Scholarships and Grants Awarded

AAHS Scholarship and Grant Recipients for 2010

The Society awarded $3300 in research and travel grants and scholarships this year. The recipients of this year’s awards are:

Research Grant

Kathryn Putsavage (U of Colorado, Boulder), $1000 to conduct GIS mapping, in-field ceramic analysis, ground penetrating radar studies, and preliminary test excavations at the Black Mountain site near Deming, New Mexico.

Travel Grants

Deanna Grimstead (U of A), $300 to co-organize and attend the 6th Annual Stanley J. Olsen Memorial Zooarchaeology Conference in Eagle Lake, California.

Sophia E. Kelly (ASU), $300 to travel to the SAA meetings in St. Louis, Missouri, to chair the symposium, “Gendered Labor in Specialized Economies,” in which she will present the paper, “Transformations to Gendered Labor Roles with the Rise of a Hohokam Specialized Economy.”

Melissa Kruse-Peeples (ASU), $300 to travel to the SAA meetings in St. Louis, Missouri, to present the paper, “The Prehistoric Food Supply: Evaluating Self-Sufficiency of Perry Mesa Inhabitants.”

Susan C. Ryan (U of A), $300 to travel to the SAA meetings in St. Louis, Missouri, to present the paper, “The Vertical Continuum: Ritual Termination and Renewal of Late Pueblo III Kivas.”

Michael W. Simpson (U of A, American Indian Studies), $200 to travel to the Western Social Science Association meetings in Reno, Nevada, to present the paper, “Judgment in Current U.S. High School History Books: The Appraisal Analysis and Critical Discourse Study of American Indians in Textbooks” and to participate in the panel, “Citizenship in Native Nations.”

Mason Scott Thompson (ASU), $300 to travel to the SAA meetings in St. Louis, Missouri, to chair the symposium, “The Performance of Mortuary Ritual in the American Southwest,” in which he will present the paper, “Burial Performance and Interactions with the Dead in Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon.”

Brenda Todd (U of Colorado, Boulder), $300 to travel to the SAA meetings in St. Louis, Missouri, to present a poster on Chimney Rock Pueblo and to co-author a poster in a session honoring the 75th anniversary of Kiva.

Scholarships

Lori B. Love (U of Texas, San Antonio), $300 to support the completion of her M.A. thesis on the petrography and stylistic analysis of ceramics from Pueblo Alamo, New Mexico.


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