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Dr. Elizabeth Arkush becomes the new Center Director

The Center for Comparative Archaeology marks a new chapter with the transition from long-term Center Director Dr. Robert Drennan to Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Arkush.

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Archaeologists
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New undergraduate opportunities at the CCA!

The CCA offers a range of opportunities to get hands on experience in comparative archaeological research as an intern or paid student worker.

Archaeologists
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"You Rock Science" event at the Carnegie Science Center

Dr. Claire Ebert and Ph.D. students from Pitt's Department of Anthropolgy showcase archaeological research at the Carnegie Science Center.

Archaeologists
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Welcome to new bioarchaeology faculty Jennifer Muller

Dr. Jen Muller has joined the Anthropology faculty as the new Director of Undergraduate Studies. A bioarchaeologist who works with remains from historic poorhouse and African diaspora populations, she engages closely with contemporary descendant communities.

Archaeologists
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The CCA welcomes incoming archaeology faculty Steve Goldstein and Dela Kuma

Two new archaeologists of Africa, Steve Goldstein and Dela Kuma, will join the permanent Anthropology faculty in January 2023. We eagerly look forward to supporting their initiatives in research and education with the resources and programs of the CCA. It is an exciting time for archaeology at Pitt!

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Celebrating a Record of Leadership

The CCA honors the momentous legacy of Dr. Robert Drennan, who retired at the end of the 2022 spring term after 13 years leading the CCA and before that the Latin American Archaeology Program.

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Mayapan
Just Out
Settlement, Economy, and Society at Mayapán, Yucatán, Mexico

edited by Marilyn A. Masson, Timothy S. Hare, Carlos Peraza Lope, and Bradley W. Russell

Yuxi
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Yuxi Valley Settlement Dataset

Regional settlement study of the Yuxi River Valley of Anhui, China

by Wenjing Wang and Weihong Wu

Mayapan Dataset
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Mayapan Community Dataset

Community level analysis of domestic agricultural strategies at the site of Mayapan, México.

by Marilyn A. Masson, Carlos Peraza Lope, Timothy S. Hare, and Bradley W. Russell