Friday Bulletin August 19, 2016

New Chair

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce that Dr. Chris McCarty will be serving as the next chair of our department beginning August 16th, 2016, with a term extending three years until August 2019.  Dr. McCarty has an extensive background in cultural anthropology, collaborative research, and administrative processes through his various appointments on and off campus. Among these appointments, Dr. McCarty has served as an NSF Program Officer and is currently the Director of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research.  In welcoming Dr. McCarty to his new position, the Department also thanks Dr. Susan deFrance for her service and commitment to UF Anthropology throughout her term as Chair.      

New Graduate Students

A hearty welcome to our new cohort of graduate students:

Daniel Barroca

Lawrence Chiatti

Catrina Cuadra

Andreana Cunningham

Nicolas Delsol

Charles Treavor Duke

Jamie Fuller

Simon Goldstone

Amanda Hall

Chu Hsiao

Christine LeJeune

Megan LeBlanc

Christopher LeClere

Matthew Lyons

Brittany Mistretta

Roberto Munoz

Matthew Rooney

Jordan Traff

Kylie Williamson

Hanchao Zhao

Michael Zurek


Graduate Students

Open Forum

There will be a Q&A session on assistantships on Wednesday, August 31st from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in 1208 Turlington.  Graduate students with questions on this process are urged attend to ask questions and get answers.

Call for Applications

Assistantship call for applications went out today August 19, 2016, the deadline to submit your application is 4m on September 8th, 2016 

Professor Emeritus

Dr. John Moore passed away peacefully on August 10, 2016.

Desk copies

If you are in need of a desk copy please send your request to Pat at  Please include the book title, author, ISBN and number of desk copies you will need. 


If you have not done so, please send your Syllabi to Riley Ravary at so that she may post them on the department’s website  Any website changes should be sent to her as well.

Call for Papers

Journal of Anthropology and Archaeology

ISSN: 2334-2420 (Print) 2334-2439 (Online)

Journal of Anthropology and Archaeology is a double blind peer-reviewed international journal that promotes theoretical, methodological and empirical developments within the disciplines of anthropology and archeology. The journal provides a forum where a wide variety of different anthropologies can gather together and enter into critical exchange. It encourages submissions both from scholars working in anthropology and those in other disciplines whose work can make a substantial contribution to topics of concern to anthropology and archaeology. All research articles published in Journal of Anthropology and Archaeology have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by at least two anonymous referees.

The journal is published by the American Research Institute for Policy Development that serves as a focal point for academicians, professionals, graduate and undergraduate students, fellows, and associates pursuing research throughout the world.

The interested contributors are highly encouraged to submit their manuscripts/papers to the executive editor via e-mail at Please indicate the name of the journal (Journal of Anthropology and Archaeology) in the cover letter or simply put ‘Journal of Anthropology and Archaeology’ in the subject box during submission via e-mail. 

The journal is Abstracted/Indexed in CrossRef, CrossCheck, Cabell’s, Ulrich’s, Griffith Research Online, Google Scholar,, Informatics, Universe Digital Library, Standard Periodical Directory, Gale, Open J-Gate, EBSCO, Journal Seek, DRJI, ProQuest, BASE, InfoBase Index, OCLC, IBSS, Academic Journal Databases, Scientific Index.

E-Publication FirstTM

E-Publication FirstTM is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article. The accepted papers are published online within one week after the completion of all necessary publishing steps.

DOI® number

Each paper published in Journal of Anthropology and Archaeology is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author’s affiliation in the published paper.

JAA is inviting papers for Vol. 4, No. 2. The online publication date is December 31, 2016. Submission Deadline: September 30, 2016.

For any additional information, please contact with the executive editor at


Dr. Jing Lei, State University of New York at Oswego, USA.


Journal of Anthropology and Archaeology


North American Theoretical Archaeology Group

We are pleased to announce the next meeting of the North American Theoretical Archaeology Group, taking place in Toronto, May 18 – 20, 2017. Next year’s theme is “The Medium is the Message: Media and Mediation in Archaeology”. Our website is live at and accepting submissions.  

Session proposal deadline: January 15, 2017

Paper abstract submission deadline (to session organizers): March 15, 2017

Completed session rosters due:  March 15, 2017

Early bird AND participants registration deadline: March 15, 2017

You can also follow us for updates on twitter, at @TAG2017Toronto and on facebook, at TAG North America


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