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January 12, 2022

Mark Moritz, professor and graduate studies chair in the Department of Anthropology, studies the transformation of African pastoral systems, specifically examining how pastoralists…

December 3, 2021

 

Bikeri: Two Copper Age Villages on the Great Hungarian Plain, edited by William A. Parkinson, Attila Gyucha, and Richard W. Yerkes. Monumenta Archaeologica 46 (2021), Cotsen Institute of…

November 15, 2021

In a recently published article in Conservation Biology, professor Mark Moritz, and colleagues explore the complications surrounding animal conservation in Africa. 

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August 12, 2021

The Department is happy to announce that Dr. Mark Moritz was recently named one of 33 new affiliates to the Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning!

"The Affiliate Program…

July 16, 2021

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce our newest Department Chair, Dr. Scott McGraw.

Dr. McGraw is "an evolutionary anatomist and primate behavioralist with primary…

July 8, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Larsen and his team who recently received the Cozzarelli Prize from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences!

"The Cozzarelli Prize is awarded annually to…

June 7, 2021

Congratulations to doctoral student Tessa Cannon and her advisor, Dr. Scott McGraw! They recently received two grants to study simian immunodeficiency viruses (SIV).

Through the Infectious…

March 22, 2021

What is the anthropocene? When did it start?

Transdisciplinary researchers are increasingly exploring the impacts of humanity on the environment including classifying these markers as the…

February 24, 2021

During Dr. Erin Moore's Fall 2020 course Anthropology, Public Health, and Human Rights, students conducted a collaborative, digital ethnography of the pandemic. At a time when the entire…