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Previous Martin-Orrell Research Grant Awardees


2022 – No Award Given

2021-22 – Maren Hopkins and Kelsey Hanson (Anthropological Research, LLC/University of Arizona), for the project titled Los Barros de Juan Quezada (The Clays of Juan Quezada): Ethnographic and Compositional Analyses of Juan Quezada’s Clay Sources in and near Juan Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico. 

2020 – Thatcher Rogers of University of New Mexico for the project Between Casas Grandes and Salado: Community Formation and Interaction at the Pendleton Ruin Site in the Borderlands of the American Southwest/Northwest Mexico Region, A.D. 1200-1450. 

2019 – Pamela Stone of Hampshire College for the project Community Engaged Bioarchaeology: Osteobiological Heritage and the Excavation of a Mission Cemetery from the Eighteenthcentury Land-grant Community of Belen, New Mexico. 

2018 – Mary Ownby of Desert Archaeology for the project Identity in the Late Pre-Hispanic Papaguería: Production, Distribution, and Use of Sells Red Pottery. Results are published in Kiva 86(3) 2020. 

2017 – Kathryn Baustian of Skidmore College for the collections-based portion of her project Kinship and Interaction in the Prehistoric Mimbres Region of Southwest New Mexico: An Exploration of Skeletal and Cultural Indicators.  ($3,900)

Brandon McIntosh of Washington State University  towards a portion of his project titled Ancient Turkey Domestication in the Northern Mogollon Region of the U.S. Southwest: Stable Isotope, aDNA and Osteometric Evidence for Human-Turkey Interaction in the Southeastern Southwest. ($1,100)

2016- Aaron Wright of Archaeology Southwest for The Bouse Well Project: A Reappraisal of Stratigraphy and Artifacts from an Unpublished, Mid-Twentieth-Century Excavation of a Patayan Walk-in Well in West-Central Arizona.