Faculty News

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

Professor Bettina Arnold and PhD Candidate Josh Driscoll participate in Ancient Beer Workshop in Germany

Anthropology Professor Bettina Arnold and PhD candidate Josh Driscoll were invited speakers at the University of Hohenheim in Germany in the European Research Council PLANTCULT Workshop “Ancient Beer: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Identification in the Archaeological Record”, February 7-9, 2019. Their talks were entitled, respectively, Tapping into the Past:… Read More

Dr. Bernard Perley to give keynote address to the Native American Foreign Affairs Council (NAFAC) at the U.S. Department of State Today

Congratulations to Bernie who was invited by the Native American Foreign Affairs Council (NAFAC) at the U.S. Department of State to give a keynote address (Thursday Nov. 29) to help them celebrate Native American Heritage Month 2018!

Dr. Middleton Interviewed about the Forensic Program by UWM’s InFocus

Visiting Assistant Professor, Dr. Emily Middleton, a recent addition to the Department of Anthropology, was interviewed about the growing Forensics program for the October edition of the College of Letters and Science InFocus Magazine. Read the full transcript Here!

Faculty member Bettina Arnold’s “Erasure of the past” to receive second printing

Faculty member Bettina Arnold has had an article in the Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology accepted for a second printing: “Erasure of the past”. In: Claire Smith (ed) Encylopedia of Global Archaeology, 2nd ed. New York:  Springer. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51726-1

Dr. Patricia Richards Interviewed by WUWM Lake Effect’s Joy Powers

Click Here to listen to Dr. Richards talk about UWM Anthropology’s important work on the Milwaukee County Poor Farm project!  

Bernard Perley mentioned on Sunday Morning Spotlight

UWM Associate Professor of Anthropology Bernard Perley was mentioned on Sunday Morning Spotlight for his collaboration at the Manfred Olson Planetarium and connection to Patricia Torres Najera, a community organizer and graduate of UWM. Click on the link below to… Read More

Bettina Arnold is interviewed by WUWM about her research on feasting and fermentation

Bettina Arnold is interviewed by WUWM about her research on feasting and fermentation in connection with the Science and Culture of Fermentation certificate program: http://wuwm.com/post/uwm-professors-discuss-science-fermentation#stream/0

Anthropologists contributing to new series at UWM Planetarium, “Indigenous Voices: Sharing the Wisconsin Sky.”

Associate Professor, Bernie Perley, and graduate student, Monea Warrington, participated in the first of a seven-part series featuring American Indian perspectives of the night sky. The series will take place every Friday from March 23 through May 4, at 7… Read More

UWM Today’s Tom Luljak interviews Dr. Trudy Turner