Anthropologist and museum curator Dr. Steve Nash uses examples from the past to expose the mystery of the present.

The Mystery is Us

Human beings are a mystery to one another, and part of the job of archaeologists and anthropologists like Dr. Steve Nash is investigating those mysteries. This month Dr. Nash will take us on a journey through time and space across transitions and superstitions to help shed some light on this mystery, and give you a taste of what it’s like to unravel.

About the speaker

Dr. Steve Nash is the Department Chair & Curator of Archaeology and an archaeologist and historian of science who studies a wide range of subjects including dendrochronology (or tree-ring dating), the Mogollon archaeology of west-central New Mexico, and Russian gem-carving sculptures by Vasily Konovalenko. He has published numerous books and more than two dozen peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Nash earned his PhD at the University of Arizona, where he focused on Southwestern archaeology and tree-ring dating.

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