Faculty News

Richard Edwards awarded NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

Richard Edwards, under the supervision of Prof. Robert Jeske, will investigate the relationship between subsistence strategies and the development of cultural complexity among early Oneota agricultural populations in Wisconsin.

Benjamin Campbell attending NSF-Sponsored Short Course

Professor Campbell will attend the NSF-Sponsored short course in research methods in Gainesville, Florida to be held July 25-29, 2016.

Tracey Heatherington’s research featured in L&S News

For the last few years, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault has been the focus of UWM anthropologist Tracey Heatherington’s research. She’s studying not only how people collaborate across the globe, but also science in the making. Read the entire story in “Studying the roots of the Seed Vault.”

Bill Wood named Smithsonian Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology Faculty Fellow

Professor Wood’s activities will be focused on emerging directions in material culture studies and the use of museum collections for anthropological research and the development of museum anthropology curriculum.

Tracey Heatherington’s guest blog post published by the Global Crop Diversity Trust

Prof. Heatherington in her guest blog post tells us about her recent experiences amidst a large and global community working towards conserving and using plant genetic resources for food security and adaptation to climate change.

Bettina Arnold was the Banquet Speaker at the Midwest Archaeological Conference

Bettina Arnold was the Banquet Speaker at the 59th annual Midwest Archaeological Conference held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Milwaukee on Saturday November 7, 2015.

Anthropology featured on WUWM’s UWM Today

UWM Today’s Tom Luljak talks with Thomas Malaby, chair of UWM’s anthropology department, and John Richards, director of the UWM Cultural Resource Management program.

Bernard Perley publishes important call to action in Anthropology News

Bernard Perley continues to call attention to naturalized racism against American Indians through America’s use of offensive sports mascots and monikers.

Bettina Arnold presented keynote lecture at UISPP Congress event

Bettina Arnold will be giving the keynote lecture at an international conference Être et paraître en Europe. Identité et parures féminines aux âges du Bronze et du Fer in Brussels, Belgium.

Cultural Resource Management program featured in news venues

Patricia Richards, Associate Director of the department’s Cultural Resource Management program, was asked to be on hand when the Guest House of Milwaukee broke ground on an addition.