Dr. Cohen visits SCUN, signs memo of understanding

June 5, 2019
Dr. Cohen visits SCUN

In May 2019, Dr. Jeffrey Cohen traveled to the South Central University for Nationalities (SCUN) in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. During his trip, Dr. Cohen signed a memo of understanding between SCUN’s school of ethnology and sociology and The Ohio State University department of anthropology.

Congratulations Graduates!

May 29, 2019
Congrats Grads!

During commencement on May 5, 2019, The Department of Anthropology was proud to see 49 of our students graduate from both undergraduate (MA and MS) and doctoral degrees.  We would like to take a moment to recognize their hard work and dedication.

Dr. Kawa receives Wenner Gren Grant

May 14, 2019
Dr. Kawa stands in front of biosolids on the university campus

The Department of Anthropology is excited to congratulate Dr. Nick Kawa on his receipt of a Post-PhD Research Grant from the Wenner Gren Foundation. These grants are awarded bi-annually to individuals with a PhD to support their research projects.

A House of Mirrors: Migration and its Reflection

April 5, 2019
SMU Lecture Logo

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen presented his lecture “A House of Mirrors: Migration and Its Reflection” at the Twentieth Annual George and Mary Foster Distinguished Lecture in Cultural Anthropology, March 4, 2019, Southern Methodist University (SMU).

Living their way into a new way of thinking

March 26, 2019
Adam Smolka, studying accounting, shares how ANTHROP 2202 can benefit all majors at Ohio State.

The Department of Anthropology recently changed the course Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (ANTHROP 2202), which has been taught for almost as long as the department has been around, by no longer requiring a traditional experience of buying a textbook or taking exams.