Faculty Spotlight

Carlos Castillo-Chavez
Regents' Professor
Applied Mathematics for the Life + Social Sciences
Well-known for his research as a mathematical epidemiologist and his mentoring of at-risk students in the STEM fields, Castillo-Chavez was recently named the winner of the SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession and was one of 6 lecturers at the Mathematical Association of America centennial celebration in Washington, D.C.  

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student Spotlight

Leonid Tiokhin


Tiokhin uses evolutionary theory to explore human behavior, particularly information transmission and deception. He has conducted fieldwork in Armenia and Indonesia, where he plans to establish a long-term field site. This summer he will return to Indonesia as a Fulbright-Hays scholar.

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featured project

Isotopic Taphonomy of Human Remains

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Global Dynamics + Regional Interactions

This collaborative project teams bioarchaeologist Kelly Knudson with School of Earth and Space Exploration researchers and scientists from the University of Tennessee Anthropological Research Facility and Texas State University Forensic Anthropology Research Facility in examining how different isotopies in the human body behave during decomposition in various environments.

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featured Faculty Publication

Edited by Brenda J. Baker and Takeyuki Tsuda
Featuring the work of James Eder, Jonathan Maupin, George Cowgill + Kelly Knudson

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upcoming events (View All)

Dynamics + Control of Neglected Tropical Disease: Challenges + Opportunities
Visiting Speaker Presentation
Anuj Mubayi, ASU School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences 

Friday, August 28, 3:30 p.m.

Decisions that Matter: Subjectivity and Agency in the Career Choices of Women Doctors in Pakistan
Dissertation Proposal Defense
Ayesha Masood, Sociocultural Anthropology 

Thursday, September 10, 11:30 a.m.

Speaking for the Dead

Tuesdays – Fridays through October, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Innovation Gallery