Message #342:
From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG
To:   "'Matthias Giessler'" 
Subject: George Gumerman To Assume The Position
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 20:13:24 -0700


Condensed from AAHS GLYPHS Volume 48 No. 3, September 1997

The University of Arizona's Vice President for Research has named George
Gumerman, a well-known Southwestern archaeologist, as the head of the
Arizona State Museum.  He will assume the position in October.

Dr. Gumerman comes to ASM from the Santa Fe Institute.  Dr. Gumerman
conducted pioneering archaeological work at Black Mesa in northern Arizona,
while working at Prescott College and at Southern Illinois University. At
SIU, he was Professor and Department Chair, and, Founding Director of the
Center for Archaeological Investigations.  He holds a B.S. from Columbia
University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona Department
of Anthropology. He is the author and editor of many well-known
publications in southwestern archaeology, and, has conducted archaeological
research in Micronesia and Mexico.