Faculty News

UWM faculty, graduate students, and staff presented symposium at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting

UWM faculty, graduate students, and staff of the UWM Cultural Resource Management presented the symposium “People that no one had use for, had nothing to give to, no place to offer: The Milwaukee County Institution Grounds Poor Farm Cemetery” at the SAA Annual Meeting.

Graduate Ceremony – Spring 2015

Anthropology PhD graduates Lindsay Barone, Katinka Hooyer, Anika Jones, and Seth Schneider, as well as Masters graduate Clare Connelly pose with their advisors after commencement, May 17, 2015.

In the News: Robert J. Jeske

Prof. Robert Jeske was interviewed in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for an article on the Lizard Mounds Park landscape restoration efforts in which he participated.

Graduate students presented with Prof. Robert Jeske at SAA Annual Meeting

Graduate student Katherine Sterner-Miller was senior author on the paper with fellow student Robert Ahlrichs and Prof. Robert Jeske. The paper was presented in an Experimental Archaeology session at the SAA Annual Meeting.

Anthropological Association Takes a Stand in Native American Mascot Debate

Professor Perley‘s efforts to get the American Anthropological Association to make a public statement condemning the use of American Indian imagery and names as mascots has been fulfilled.

Graduate student Kevin Garstki is first author on paper published in the Journal of Archaeological Science

Graduate student Kevin Garstki, along with Bettina Arnold and Matthew Murray, publishes article in the Journal of Archaeological Science.

Bernard Perley co-authors op-ed piece on mascots

Bernard Perley was a co-author of an AAA op-ed piece condemning the use of American Indian mascots by professional sports organizations.

Bernard Perley presents to USCIS

Bernard Perley presented his artwork and anthropology research to the Office of Homeland Security/Citizenship and Immigrations Services Field Office in Milwaukee (USCIS).

Tracey Heatherington tracks global gene banking initiatives

Heatherington’s research tracks global gene banking initiatives across scales and networks of collaboration, connected through the node of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.

Arnold and Jeske publish article on mortuary archaeology

“The archaeology of death: mortuary archaeology in the US and Europe 1990-2013” by Bettina Arnold and Robert Jeske has just appeared in the journal Annual Review of Anthropology.