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  • Dr. Sheela Athreya Named 2021 Texas A&M Presidential Impact Fellow

    Congratulations to Dr. Sheela Athreya on being named a Presidential Impact Fellow for 2021! Presidential Impact Fellows are selected in recognition of excellence in their scholarly work, and for the transformational impact that they are having both at Texas A&M University and beyond. 

  • Partial Skull Discovery Raises New Questions About Human Origins

    Texas A&M anthropology professor is part of a team that discovered a child’s skull believed to be up to 250,000 years old in a South African cave.

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Zooarchaeology

    The Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in archaeology, with a specialization in Zooarchaeology.

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Maritime Archaeology

    The Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in maritime archaeology.

  • The Office for Diversity at Texas A&M University invites applications for the Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Faculty Fellows Program

    The Office for Diversity at Texas A&M University invites applications for the Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Faculty Fellows Program. In recognition of Texas A&M University’s Diversity Plan, the ACES faculty pipeline initiative promotes the research, teaching, and scholarship of early career scholars who embrace the belief that #diversity is an indispensable component of […]

  • Happy Texas Archaeology Month from Texas A&M University, and from the Anthropology Research Collections!

    It’s finally October, which means it’s that time of the year again! Happy Texas Archaeology Month from Texas A&M University, and from the Anthropology Research Collections! Enjoy our slideshow of all our archaeological student endeavors these past few years! Our experiences encompass both field and lab work, from Texas and beyond!  

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate Position Available

    The Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on a National Science Foundation grant under the direction of Dr. Jeff Winking. This is a full-time, 24 month, non-tenure-accruing position. Review of applicants will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. The anticipated […]

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate Position Available

    The Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to manage the Bioarchaeology and Genomics (BiG) Laboratory. The appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year. This is a full-time, 12 month, non-tenure-accruing position. Review of applicants will begin August 3, 2021, and the position will remain open until filled. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2021.

  • Professor Alston Thoms, June 18, 1948 — June 4, 2021

    It is with the greatest of sadness that we share the news of the untimely passing of our dear friend and colleague, Alston Thoms, who passed peacefully on the 3rd of June. Alston had been with our department for more than 30 years, and was at the core of our CRM program for many years. His outreach efforts with the Indigenous Peoples of Texas helped to transform archaeology in the state, as did his research into the evolution of plant-food cooking technology. Alston was a kind and caring friend and mentor, and we will miss him deeply.

  • Catharina Laporte named Hullabaloo U Instructor of the Year

    Our very own Catharina Laporte was named as Texas A&M University's first-ever Hullabaloo Instructor of the Year! Congratulations and well-deserved!