Faculty News

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

Erica Bornstein voted President-Elect of the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology of the AAA

Erica Bornstein was voted in as President-Elect of the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association in the spring AAA elections.

Bettina Arnold presents an invited paper at the University of Munich

UWM’s Bettina Arnold presented an invited paper at a conference on “Cremation Burials in Europe between the 2nd millennium BC and the 4th century AD” at the University of Munich on October 14, 2017 with Matthew L. Murray (University of Mississippi)

Dr. Patricia Richards and UWM-CRM featured on recent Milwaukee PBS program

The program summarizes the recovery of human remains associated with the unmarked, abandoned Second Ward Cemetery, also known as the Gruenhagen Cemetery or German Protestant Cemetery. The work was done as a result of the expansion associated with Guest House of Milwaukee, a non-profit shelter for homeless men.

UWM Anthropology faculty and students collaborate on an international publication

Tracey Heatherington co-edited a forum on “Anthropologists Witnessing and Reshaping the Neoliberal Academy” published in volume 5(1) of ANUAC, the journal of the national association of Italian cultural anthropologists.

Bettina Arnold presented two public lectures at the J. Paul Getty Museum

Professor Arnold presented two public lectures entitled “The Past on Tap: Feasts and Fermented Brews in Ancient Europe” at the J. Paul Getty Museum’s Bacchus Uncorked program on July 15 and 16, 2017.

Bettina Arnold invited speaker at international conference at Weltenburg Monastery in Bavaria, Germany

Sponsored by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, and organized by the University of Munich, 30 archaeologists, biochemists and paleobotanists gathered to present new research on the evidence for Celtic Iron Age feasting and drinking behavior.