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Research and Travel Grants for 2020


In 2020 AAHS funded 6 Research Grants and 6 Travel Grants for a total of $8,405.30. Grantees represent 8 different institutions,

RESEARCH GRANTS

Jenny Adams (Independent Researcher), $1000 to fund travel to the Chaco Culture Natural Historical Park, New Mexico to examine metates that were recovered from Pueblo Bonito.

Zachary Cooper (University of Colorado, Boulder), $1000 for Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) of Northern Rio Grande (NRG) Cibola white ware from Late Developmental (AD 900-1200) period Tewa Basin archaeological sites.

Will Marquardt (University of New Mexico), $905.30 for three radiocarbon dates from the site of Pottery Mound.

Thatcher Rogers (University of New Mexico), $1000 for his project entitled “Population Mobility and Social Cohesion in the late prehispanic American Southwest and Northwest Mexico Region”. Funding will be for AMS dating of materials from three sites in southeastern Arizona.

Robert Weiner (University of Colorado, Boulder), $1000 for his project entitled “Ancient Roads of Chaco: The Dating, Use, and Meaning of Monumental Avenues in the U.S. Southwest”.

Martin Welker (Arizona State Museum), $500 for a reanalysis of Southwestern dogs housed at the Museum of Northern Arizona.

TRAVEL GRANTS 

(Note because of the cancellation of the SAA’s due to the Coronavirus travel grants awarded this year to attend the SAA will be held until 2021)

Krystal Britt (University of Illinois, Chicago), $500 for travel to the 85th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Austin, Texas. Krystal is presenting a poster titled: Geochemical Analysis of Mogollon Brown Ware from the Middle Little Colorado River Valley, Northern Arizona.  

Andrew Gillreath-Brown (Washington State University), $500 for travel to the 85th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Austin, Texas. Andrew is presenting a paper titled: Riskier Business: Comparative Approaches to Risk and Resilience in Dryland Environments. 

Kelsey Hanson (University of Arizona), $500 for travel to the 85th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Austin, Texas. Kelsey is presenting a poster titled: Employing Complementary Non-Invasive Techniques to Characterize Paint Recipe Diversity in the U.S. Southwest and co-authoring a poster titled: Let’s Get Crafty: Social and Spatial Organization of Craft Specialization in the Aftermath of Migration.  

Mairead Poulin (University of Arizona), $500 for travel to the 2020 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology in Boston Massachusetts. Mairead is presenting a paper titled: Embodying Survivance: Western Apache Production Practices in the Reservation Era. 

Danielle Soza (University of Arizona), $500 for travel to the 85th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Austin, Texas. Danielle is presenting a paper titled: The Archaic U.S. Southwest: Reconsidering the Archaeological Narrative.

David Witt (State University of New York at Buffalo), $500 for travel to the 85th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Austin, Texas. David is presenting a poster titled: Remote Sensing of Chacoan Roads in the Middle San Juan Region, co-authoring a paper titled: Incorporating Vegetation Reconstruction in Computational Landscape Archaeoacoustics: An Ancient Maya Case Study, and serving as a discussant in a symposium titled: Archaeoacoustics: Sound, Hearing, and Experience in Archaeology, and a forum titled: So, You Have to Move Out of Your Parents’ Basement and Get a Job!.