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June 3, 2020


The Department of Anthropology is deeply saddened by the circumstances surrounding the death of George Floyd and the continued systemic violence inflicted upon people of color. Through…

May 14, 2020

In the fall of 2019, the Department of Anthropology, in collaboration with the Department of History conducted a search for the Asseff Chair in the Anthropology and History of Medicine. The…

May 9, 2020

Talking to children about the ongoing pandemic is not an easy task. Fortunately, there are tools to help. Graduate student and biological anthropologist Taylor Tomu co-authored a free digital book…

May 6, 2020


On Saturday, May 2, The College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University hosted a virtual send off to commemorate and honor the Class of 2020 and their achievements. Dr. Barbara…

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Steven Rhue
OSU Dept of Anthropology
Leigh Oldershaw
Distinguished University Fellow