AAHS Grants and Scholarship Awards for 2011
AAHS Scholarship and Grant Recipients for 2011
The Society awarded $7000 in research and travel grants and scholarships this year. This is includes $2000 from the Orrell Fund for Minority Scholarship and Research, which is new for 2011. The recipients of this year’s awards are:
Sophia Kelley (Arizona State University), $1000 for chemical compositional analysis of Hohokam schist-tempered pottery.
Christina Bisulca (University of Arizona/Arizona State Museum), $1000 for chemical compositional analysis of lead minerals on Hohokam palettes.
Lucero Radonic (University of Arizona), $1000 for ethnographic research on urban water use among the Yaquis of Hermosillo.
Jakob Sedig (University of Colorado), $500 for mapping, ground-penetrating radar, and in-field ceramic analysis at Woodrow Ruin, a Classic Mimbres pueblo.
Fabiola Silva (University of Oklahoma), $500 for conducting field and archival research on the history of looting in the Casas Grandes region.
Kathleen Van Vlack (University of Arizona), $500 for field work documenting Southern Paiute landscapes and pilgrimage trails.
Sandra Arazi-Coambs (University of New Mexico), $500 for archaeological and experimental investigation of agricultural production on the Jemez Plateau.
Will Russell, Jacob Freeman, and Melissa Kruse-Peeples (Arizona State University), $500 for AMS dating of fire-cracked rock features associated with racetrack sites on Perry Mesa.
Jared Schultz (Native Voices on the Colorado River), $300 to present a video on Zuni cultural ties to the Grand Canyon at the Society for Applied Anthropology meeting in Seattle.
A.J. White (University of California, Los Angeles), $300 to present a poster titled “Motivations Behind Stone Choice in Groundstone at Petrified Forest National Park” in a session on archaeological research at the park at the Society for American Archaeology meeting in Sacramento.
Susan Ryan (University of Arizona), $300 to chair a symposium titled “The Chaco-to-Post-Chaco Transition in the San Juan Drainage at the Society for American Archaeology meeting in Sacramento. She is also presenting a paper in that symposium.
Alison Livesay (University of Oklahoma), $300 to present a paper titled “Mortuary Data from the Mimbres Region of Southern New Mexico” at the Society for American Archaeology meeting in Sacramento.
M. Scott Thompson (Arizona State University), $300 to chair a symposium titled “Mortuary Practices in the American Southwest: Meta-Data Issues in the Development of a Regional Database” at the Society for American Archaeology meeting in Sacramento. He is also presenting a paper in that symposium.