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Research and Travel Grants for 2024

In 2024 we were able to award over $10,000 in Research and Travel Grants to 11 individuals from 7 institutions.

Research Grants

Larkin Chapman, University of New Mexico – Assessing the nature of the spatial and temporal overlap of humans and horses in North America: a radiocarbon, stable isotope, and actualistic analysis of the evidence. The award will fund 4 radiocarbon dates from Pleistocene horses from the Southwest where no reliable dates now exist – $1400

Ismael Sanchez-Morales, Arizona Museum of Natural History – Terminal Pleistocene/Early Holocene human occupation of El Pinacate: reassessment of Julian Hayden’s lithic collections at the Amerind Museum – $1140

Jose Vivero-Miranda, University of Oklahoma – Guasave, Mexico: A contention point between Mesoamerica and the Greater Southwest – $1400

Aaron Young – University of Arizona – The use of proteomics to help access identity during the formative years of life – $1250

Wade Campbell – Boston University – Documentation & Dendrochronological Dating of Diné Defensive Sites on the Navajo Nation – $1400

Travel Grants

Hannah Chavez, Cultural Resource Management Program, Gila River Indian Community/Master’s student – $500.00 to attend the American Rock Art Association Meeting in Farmington, New Mexico.

Adam Gonzales, Archaeological Aide, Gila River Indian Community – $500 to attend the American Rock Art Association Meeting in Farmington, New Mexico.

Emily Jonsson, Noah Place and Kelsey Hanson – $700 each to attend the 89th Society for American Archaeology Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Caitlin Wichlacz – $700 to attend a two-week Center for Materials Research in Archaeology and Ethnology Summer Intensive in Ceramic Petrography held at MIT.