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Editors' Corner

Editors' Corner EDITORS’ CORNER We would like to introduce ourselves as the new Editors of Asian Perspectives. Deborah Bekken earned her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign in 1994. She is a faunal specialist and has worked extensively on Pleistocene assemblages in China. More recently, she has analyzed faunal re- mains from Neolithic sites (Liangchengzhen) and Shang sites in Shandong Prov- ince. Since 2004, she has served as the director of Sponsored Programs at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, where she continues various zooarchaeological projects while overseeing externally funded research at this institution. Laura Lee Junker obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1990, working under Karl Hutterer, who was in turn a student of Wilhelm Solheim, the journal founder, at the University of Hawai‘i (we might call this ‘‘two degrees of academic separation’’!). She taught at Vanderbilt University, Brigham Young University, University of Oklahoma, and Western Michigan University before joining the faculty at the University of Illinois–Chicago in 2000, where she is an associate professor of anthropology, as well as an adjunct curator at the Field Mu- seum. She has carried out archaeological research on protohistoric- and historic- period Philippine maritime trading http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Perspectives University of Hawai'I Press

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2007 University of Hawai'i Press.
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Abstract

EDITORS’ CORNER We would like to introduce ourselves as the new Editors of Asian Perspectives. Deborah Bekken earned her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign in 1994. She is a faunal specialist and has worked extensively on Pleistocene assemblages in China. More recently, she has analyzed faunal re- mains from Neolithic sites (Liangchengzhen) and Shang sites in Shandong Prov- ince. Since 2004, she has served as the director of Sponsored Programs at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, where she continues various zooarchaeological projects while overseeing externally funded research at this institution. Laura Lee Junker obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1990, working under Karl Hutterer, who was in turn a student of Wilhelm Solheim, the journal founder, at the University of Hawai‘i (we might call this ‘‘two degrees of academic separation’’!). She taught at Vanderbilt University, Brigham Young University, University of Oklahoma, and Western Michigan University before joining the faculty at the University of Illinois–Chicago in 2000, where she is an associate professor of anthropology, as well as an adjunct curator at the Field Mu- seum. She has carried out archaeological research on protohistoric- and historic- period Philippine maritime trading

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Asian PerspectivesUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Mar 19, 2007

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