The University of Florida Press is pleased to announce that Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug and Dr. Siân E. Halcrow have been appointed the new coeditors-in-chief of Bioarchaeology International. This journal, which has been led to date by the founding coeditors-in-chief, Dr. Brenda J. Baker and Dr. Sabrina C. Agarwal, is the flagship journal for the University of Florida Press. Bioarchaeology International is global in scope, providing rigorous peer-reviewed publication of substantive and contextually and theoretically informed articles related to the study of archaeological human remains.
Their term will run from July 2020 to July 2025.
Dr. Gwen Robbins Schug is professor of anthropology at Appalachian State University and visiting professor at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro (2020–2021). Her research focuses on adaptive challenges for human communities, including human-environmental interactions and climate change throughout the Holocene in South Asia and more recently, in Bronze Age Oman and modern Italy. Her work has been funded by Wenner Gren, Fulbright, and the American Institute of Indian Studies. She is the author of Bioarchaeology and Climate Change (2011, University Press of Florida), coeditor of A Companion to South Asia in the Past (2016, Wiley-Blackwell), editor of The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Climate and Environmental Change (forthcoming in 2020, Routledge), and the author of 30 published journal articles and book chapters.
Dr. Siân Halcrow is associate professor at the University of Otago, New Zealand, with a research focus on infant and child stress and disease in the past and social aspects of childhood. She manages the skeletal analyses on several international archaeological projects in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, China, and Chile. Siân’s research is funded through sources including the NZ Royal Society Marsden Fund, Fulbright NZ, and National Geographic. She is coeditor of The Mother-Infant Nexus in Anthropology: Small Beginnings, Significant Outcomes (2019, Springer) and has published extensively on infant and child bioarchaeology with over 90 publications.
Bioarchaeology International is published quarterly by the University of Florida Press.