Anthropology Blog

Posted on January 13th, 2022 in Faculty by Prabakaran Jayaraman
Larry Zimmerman

Larry Zimmerman, Professor Emeritus, has been awarded the 2021 Royal Anthropological Institute’s Lucy Mair Medal and Marsh Prize for Applied Anthropology. Dr. Zimmerman is a pioneer in the development of archaeological ethics and the treatment of the remains of the dead. He is a Professor of Anthropology and Museum Studies as well as a Public Scholar of Native American Representation. Professor Zimmerman has authored, edited or co-edited 20 books and over 300 articles, book chapters and technical reports. He has served as both Secretary and Vice President of the World Archaeological Congress. Professor Zimmerman has been a consultant for a wide range of American Indian nations and organizations. Read more about his award.

Larry was also awarded the Society of American Archaeology Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020. Read more about this award.

We celebrate Profess Zimmerman for his tremendous contributions to the field of anthropology.