News

Alexandra Frankel accepts internship at the American Anthropological Association

Graduate student Alexandra Frankel is the new publishing intern at the AAA in Washington D.C.

Anika Yetunde Jones accepts tenure track position at Oakton Community College

Anika Yetunde Jones was hired as an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology tenure track at Oakton Community College. Congratulations Anika!

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.”

Maddie Poullette receives the Tinker and Ruggiero research awards

Maddie Poullette awarded two research grants from the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Anthropologists Uncover Wisconsin’s Past

In August 2015, the Guest House, a local homeless shelter, broke ground to expand into an empty lot when a man’s grave was uncovered. Construction was halted, and the shelter called the UWM Cultural Resource Management program for help with the unexpected exhumation.

Announcement: 2016 Preliminary Dissertation Research Awards

The Graduate Fellowship Committee of the Department of Anthropology is very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Preliminary Dissertation Research Awards: Mulung Hsu and Robert Ahlrichs

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.

Anthropology December Graduates

PhD: Krista-Lee Malone, Katy Mollerud. MS: Antoinette Fafara-Thompson, Rebecca Fetzer, Jamie Henry, Sarah Klingman-Cole, Barbara McClendon, Victor Ponte, Cara Reeves, Jessica Skinner.

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.