SJSU Archaeological Field School (July 20th-August 5th, 2016)
During summer 2016, Professor Marco Meniketti will lead a group of students who will
be excavating the ruins of a 19th century lumber mill at Nisene Marks State Park (Santa
Cruz County). To get involved, contact Professor Meniketti.
Ana Pitchon - Assistant Professor
Ana Pitchon, the newest member of our department, interviews a commercial groundfish
fisherman in Morro Bay, California. She interviewed this fisherman as part of a project
on building a sustainable regional economy. Learn more about Dr. Pitchon's work here.
A.J. Faas - Assistant Professor
A.J. Faas interviewing an elder in the village of Shamanga in the Andean highlands
of Ecuador about the role of cooperative labor groups (mingas) in the years before the volcano, Mt. Tungurahua, devastated the region. Learn more about A.J. Faas
Chris Keith, M.A. Applied Anthropology
Congratulations to Chris Keith for being selected as one of the recipients of the
University's 2014-2015 Outstanding Thesis Award. Read Chris Keith's thesis here.