Lifetime Achievement Award Given to WSU MA Charles Orser, Jr.

An anthropology MA program alum, Charles (Chuck) Orser, Jr. was honored at the annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology with a lifetime achivement award.

Charles E. Orser, Jr., is an anthropological historical archaeologist who investigates the modern world as it was created after about 1492. He gained his experience in historical archaeology in the United States (eastern and southern), Europe (Ireland), and South America (Brazil). He is the author of over 90 professional articles and a number of books, including Historical Archaeology, A Historical Archaeology of the Modern World, The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America, Race and Practice in Archaeological Interpretation, and Unearthing Hidden Ireland: Historical Archaeology at Ballykilcline, County Roscommon. He is also the founder and continuing editor of the International Journal of Historical Archaeology. His research interests include historical archaeology and anthropology; post-Columbian archaeology; practice, network, and sociospatial theory; globalization and consumerism; slavery and maroonage; social inequality, discrimination, and poverty. His regional interests are Brazil and the Atlantic world

The J. C. Harrington Award was established in 1981 by the Society for Historical Archaeology and is named in honor of J. C. Harrington (1901-1998), a pioneer founder of historical archaeology in North America. The award is presented for a "life-time of contributions to the discipline centered on scholarship". The award is an inscribed medal. No more than one Harrington Award is presented each year

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Lifetime Achievement Award Given to WSU MA Charles Orser, Jr. 1/15/2019
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