News and Announcements

Charles Redd Center for Western Sudies

For more Information on funding and award opportunities, click here. Application deadline is March 15th, 2024.

Support Students

We are now offering merchandise for the Rocky Mountain Anthropological Association. Your purchase will be used to provide student travel assistance for our May 2-5, 2024 conference in Laramie, Wyoming, and free registration for students presenting at the conference. Visit: to make your purchase.

The most recent RMAA annual report for 2022-2023 is now available on the RMAA reports page.

The results of the 2023 election of four members of the RMAA Board of Directors were announced at the annual business meeting on October 22, for four-year terms ending in 2027. Three Directors are current Board members who have been reelected: Rebecca Sgouros, Spencer Pelton, and Kevin Black. The fourth elected Director is Aaron Whittenburg of Metcalf Archaeology. Congratulations to the four successful candidates, and many thanks to departing Director Molly Boeka Cannon for her four years of service with RMAA.

At the 2022 annual meeting of the RMAA, the Board of Directors approved an update to Article 1.1 of the Bylaws regarding the use of funds for student assistance, grants, and similar purposes. The updated Bylaws can be downloaded here.

In Memoriam: Mary Lou Larson (1954-2022)

The Rocky Mountain Anthropological Association and the archaeological community throughout the region has lost a valued friend and colleague with the passing of eminent archaeologist Mary Lou Larson [Mary Larson Obituary (1954 - 2022) - Casper Star Tribune]. Her service on the RMAA Board of Directors was but a tiny fraction of her immense contributions to our professional community. We extend our sincere condolences to her husband Marcel Kornfeld and other family members, as she lives in our fond memories.

For over 50 years, Ken Pierce was a leading and humble contributor to what we know about Yellowstone. Read Science with eyes wide open: A tribute to Ken Pierce