Emily Helmer, graduate student, anthropology, won the 2018 Outstanding Student Paper Award from the Northwest Anthropological Association.
Shannon Tushingham, assistant professor, anthropology, coauthored “Storage defense: Expansive and intensive territorialism in hunter-gatherer delayed return economies” in Science Direct.
Jeannette Mageo, professor, anthropology, co-edited Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters: Making Likeness in Time, in Trade, and Ritual Reconfigurations (Berghahn Press). She authored the chapters “Introduction: Mimesis in Theory and in History” and “Transitional Images and Imaginaries: Dressing in Schemas in Colonial Samoa” in Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters (Berghahn); and authored “Nightmares, Abjection, and American Not-quite Identities” in Dreaming, published by the American Psychological Association.
Shannon Tushingham, assistant professor, and Tiffany Fulkerson, doctoral candidate, anthropology, coauthored with a colleague “The peer review gap: A longitudinal case study of gendered publishing and occupational patterns in a female-rich discipline, Western North America (1974–2016)” in PLOS ONE. Tushingham also coauthored “Newly Discovered Studio Photographs of Revolutionary Anthropologist Llewellyn Lemont Loud” in Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology.
Andrew Gillreath-Brown, graduate student, anthropology, coauthored “Identifying Turtle Shell Rattles in the Archaeological Record of the Southeastern United States” in Ethnobiology Letters.
Andrew Gillreath-Brown, graduate research assistant, and R. Kyle Bocinsky, PhD ’14, anthropology, co-edited “Empirical and Model-based Agricultural Studies in Archaeology,” a special section in Journal of Ethnobiology, and coauthored “A Dialogue Between Empirical and Model-Based Agricultural Studies in Archaeology” in that section. Bocinsky also authored “Comparing Maize Paleoproduction Models with Experimental Data” in the same section.
Jeannette Mageo, professor, anthropology, co-edited Mimesis and Pacific Transcultural Encounters: in Time, in Travel, and in Ritual Reconfigurations in the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania’s monograph series (Berghahn Press). She authored “Nightmares, Abjection, and American Not-quite Identities” to appear in Dreaming, published by the American Psychological Association. Mageo also was elected chair of the WSU Faculty Senate for AY 2018-19, and now serves as chair-elect.
Steve Weber, associate professor, anthropology, WSU Vancouver, received the 2017 Distinguished Ethnobiologist award from the Society of Ethnobiology.
Robert Quinlan and Marsha Quinlan, associate professors, anthropology, coauthored “Culture and psychological responses to environmental shocks: Cultural ecology of Sidama impulsivity and niche construction in southwest Ethiopia” in Current Anthropology.
Jade D’Alpoim Guedes, assistant professor, anthropology, coauthored “A 5,500 year old model of changing crop niches on the Tibetan plateau” in Current Anthropology.