PhD Student Cheri Price Awarded FLAS Fellowship to study Mixtec Language

Cheri Price, archaeology PhD student, has been awarded a third Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She will continue studying Mixtec in Oaxaca, Mexico, this summer in preparation for her dissertation research on… Read More

AIA Lecture: Turi King, King Richard III: The Resolution of a 500 year old Cold Case

Thursday, March 21 2019 3:00 pm

The AIA will be holding it’s next meeting on Sunday, March 21, 2019, 3:00 PM. They will be inviting Turi King, the Director of the Forensic and Ancient Biomolecules (FAB) Group at the University of Leicester, England, to discuss her work with the burial of King Richard III. The event will be held at Engleman Hall, Room 105, 2033 E. Hartford ave, UWM Campus.

Please follow the link for more information about this exciting upcoming lecture!

Lecture Program

Fulbright Scholar Heads Back to Africa

When Allison Kotowicz arrived in Tanzania for an undergraduate study abroad, she felt like she had found her home. Today, Kotowicz is an anthropology PhD student and she’ll be returning to her adopted home in August as a Fulbright-Hays doctoral dissertation research abroad fellow to continue her research into Tanzania’s conservation, tourism, and development.

Graduate Student Sam Bomkamp Receives Ilona Nicole Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Sam Bomkamp was awarded the Ilona Nicole Memorial Graduate Scholarship through the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) Milwaukee Chapter. It was founded in honor of a former board member and is aimed toward funding emerging nonprofit leaders who have served as employees,… Read More

ASU Colloquium: Subterfuge? Ethics and Practice in Social Science

Saturday, March 9 2019 9:30 am

The Anthropology Student Union and Department of Anthropology will be hosting the ASU Colloquium: Subterfuge? Ethics and Practice in Social Science on Saturday, March 9th beginning at 9:30 AM with light refreshments.

The colloquium is free and open to the public. It will feature papers by students with faculty discussants as well as a special keynote speaker, Dr. Katherine Verdery, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at City University of New York.

Download the flyer and schedule for more information about Dr. Verdery and the colloquium or visit the event page on facebook here.



UWM Anthropology Department Colloquium: Friday 3:30 PM, Sabin G28

Friday, March 8 2019 3:30 pm

Sabin G28

This is a special event to welcome our newest colleagues from affiliated UW-Milwaukee campuses. 

Our Colleagues will be presenting on their latest research.

Christopher Hays, Professor of Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee at Washington County will be presenting:

            “Investigating Poverty Point: A World Heritage Late Archaic Site in Louisiana”


 Gregg Jamison, Assistant Professor of Anthropology,  UW-Milwaukee at Waukesha will be presenting:

“Inscribed Seals of the Indus Civilization: A Comparative Study of Style, Technology and Sociopolitical Organization”

Dr. Trudy Turner to be next editor of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology

The AAPA Executive Committee and Paul-André Genest, Senior Editor at Wiley Publishers, are pleased to announce that Trudy Turner will become the next editor of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology effective April 1, 2019. We would like to congratulate Trudy as… Read More