Barbara Mills

University of Arizona

Barbara Mills is Regents Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, where she is also a member of the American Indian Studies Graduate Interdisciplinary Program and Curator of Archaeology at the Arizona State Museum. She received her A.B. in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in anthropology from the University of New Mexico. She has conducted field and laboratory research in several regions of the Southwest (Four Corners, Chaco, Mogollon Rim, Rio Grande, Mimbres, and Zuni areas) as well as Guatemala, Kazakhstan, and Turkey. She was Director of the University of Arizona Archaeological Field School at Pinedale, where she collaborated with the Hopi and White Mountain Apache Tribes. This was followed by a series of NSF-supported projects including the Southwest Social Networks Project, the Chaco Social Networks Project, and her current project called cyberSW. Among her publications Dr. Mills is the co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology and is currently co-editing The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Networks Research.