Faculty News

UWM’s Center for Forensic Science Programs Works to Make Milwaukee Safer

Last month, Dr. Emily Middleton and forensics students Jana Plotkin and Lilly Perkins sat down for an interview with WUWM 89.7, Milwaukee’s NPR. Dr. Middleton heads the UWM Center for Forensic Science, which offers certificates in Death Investigation, Forensic Science,… Read More

Dawn Scher Thomae Wins Excellence Award at SAA 87th Annual Meeting

                    On Friday, April 1st, Dawn Scher Thomae, Co-Coordinator of the Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program and Curator of Anthropology Collections at the Milwaukee Public Museum, accepted an award at this… Read More

UWM Plans Big Presence at Upcoming SAA Annual Meetings in Chicago

        By Aislinn Sanders UWM Researchers are planning a big presence at this year’s 87th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA). The meeting is the largest in the country and will take place in… Read More

Bettina Arnold Interviewed for Drinking With the Dead Article

By Aislinn Sanders Bettina Arnold was recently featured in an in depth article about ancient brewing for the popular blog, Good Beer Hunting. Bettina currently teaches the course ANTHRO 312: The Past on Tap, The Archaeology of Fermented Beverages. The… Read More

Watch: Dr. Dawn Scher Thomae Discusses Her Inspiring Work at the MPM

Why Do We Play Games? Professor Malaby quoted in recent NYT for Kids article.

Professor Malaby contributed to the article, “Why do we play Games?”, in a New York Times for Kids print-only issue published on August 29th, 2021.  Professor Malaby was quoted as saying, “Games can be a project of inclusion”, when referring… Read More

Ask a Professor! Ep. 3: The Political Crisis and Coup in Myanmar. Special Guest: Professor Ingrid Jordt

Ask a Professor! Ep. 3: The Political Crisis and Coup in Myanmar, with Professor Ingrid Jordt is now available to stream on our new videos page www.uwm.edu/anthropology/videos or simply click on the video link below! Hello everyone, welcome to Ask… Read More

Professor Arnold helps The History Channel lay out the facts on ancient Celts

Professor Bettina Arnold helps the The History Channel lay out the facts about the ancient Celts in a recent online article. Click here to read the article! You can also read more about Professor Arnold and her research by visiting… Read More

Ask a Professor! Ep. 1: The Gamestop Phenomenon in Anthropological Perspective

In the first episode of Ask A Professor! we examine the GameStop Phenomenon with the help of Professor Thomas Malaby. Professor Malaby puts the phenomenon is anthropological perspective and we discuss several related topics like stock market ethics, modern ethnography,… Read More

Professor Jordt will join other Burma Experts in Virtual Flash Panel on Feb. 9th

Tuesday, February 9 2021 - Tuesday, February 9 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom Webinar

Ingrid Jordt will join other Burma and democracy experts to discuss the recent coup in Myanmar. Drawing on research from a book she is completing entitled, Karmic Kings: Pretenders to the Throne in Post-Independence Burma, Dr. Jordt will discuss how Burmese Buddhist ideas of power and sovereignty provide insight into unfolding contemporary events.

Tuesday, Feb. 9th @ 11 AM CST via Zoom Webinar

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