News

PhD student Josh Driscoll is quoted in BBC article on ancient ale in Britain

Read the BBC story “Why the Stone Age could be when Brits first brewed beer.” Congratulations Josh.

Alexandra Frankel wins 2nd prize in the ethnographic fiction contest

Congratulations to Master’s student Alexandra Frankel, who won 2nd prize in the ethnographic fiction contest, sponsored by the Society for Humanistic Anthropology! The title of her short story is “Waiting for Firat.”

PhD candidates edit special issue of the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory

PhD candidates Lara Ghisleni and Alexis Jordan have edited a special issue of the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory.

Bettina Arnold and PhD Candidate Josh Driscoll appear on WUWM’s Lake Effect

Bettina Arnold, Josh Driscoll and Chad Sheridan, Lakefront Brewery’s Lead Cellarman, were featured in a Lake Effect interview with WUWM’s Bonnie North.

Bettina Arnold appointed to the Editorial Board of American Anthropologist

Professor Bettina Arnold has been appointed to a four year term on the Editorial Board of American Anthropologist, the academic journal of the American Anthropological Association.

Monique Hassman receives award from Wisconsin Land Information Association

Graduate student Monique Hassman received one of four scholarships from the 2016 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund of the Wisconsin Land Information Association Foundation.

Tracey Heatherington interviewed on WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio

Guest Tracey Heatherington, associate professor of Anthropology, has spent the past several years studying the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, located on a remote Norwegian island above the arctic Circle.

Alexis Jordan awarded AIA’s Elizabeth Bartman Museum Internship Scholarship

Alexis Jordan, a PhD candidate in Anthropology, will use the Bartman grant to conduct archival research and commingled skeletal analyses on the remains from Harlyn Bay, the largest Iron Age cemetery in Cornwall.

Rachel McTavish receives Kohler Foundation Ruth Cohen Memorial Award

Graduate Student Rachel McTavish was awarded a Kohler Foundation Ruth Cohen Memorial Award to conduct isotope research on animal bone from sites excavated at Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin

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.