Recent Graduate Rick Edwards is Awarded MAC Dissertation Award

Recent graduate Rick Edwards has been awarded the Midwest Archaeological Conference-University of Notre Dame Press Dissertation Award.   Rick’s dissertation, The Canine Surrogacy Approach and Paleobotany: An Analysis of Wisconsin Oneota Agricultural Production and Risk Management Strategies, was selected by the Editors and Editorial Board… Read More

Recent PhD Kevin Gartski has chapter published in edited volume

Recent PhD Kevin Garstki, now a post-doc at the University of Buffalo, has authored a chapter in an edited volume published by Cambridge University’s MacDonald Institute on Authenticity and Cultural Heritage.

Allyse Freeman receives the Association of Midwest Museums Promising Leadership Award

2014 Anthropology MS/Museum Studies graduate and current Curator at the Minnesota Discovery Center, Allyse Freeman, has received the Association of Midwest Museums Promising Leadership Award for her professionalism and direction of the museum to extraordinary heights while demonstrating leadership abilities… Read More

Faculty member Bettina Arnold’s “Erasure of the past” to receive second printing

Faculty member Bettina Arnold has had an article in the Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology accepted for a second printing: “Erasure of the past”. In: Claire Smith (ed) Encylopedia of Global Archaeology, 2nd ed. New York:  Springer. DOI:

Cheri Price awarded FLAS Fellowship to study Mixtec language

Cheri Price, archaeology PhD student, has been awarded a second Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She will continue studying Mixtec in Oaxaca, Mexico, this summer in preparation for her dissertation research… Read More

Recent PhD Kevin Garstki accepts post-doc position at University of Buffalo (SUNY)

Recent PhD Kevin Garstki has accepted a post-doctoral position at the Institute for European and Ancient Mediterranean Archaeology at the University of Buffalo (SUNY) for 2018-2019, where he will organize a conference and publication on 3-D digital modeling in archaeology:…. Read More

Dr. Patricia Richards Interviewed by WUWM Lake Effect’s Joy Powers

Click Here to listen to Dr. Richards talk about UWM Anthropology’s important work on the Milwaukee County Poor Farm project!  

Museum Studies Alum Katie Steffan featured in UWM’s InFocus Newsletter

Katie Steffan is featured in the May 2018 InFocus Newsletter for her work as the registrar at Guardian Fine Art Services, which is a company that provides storage facilities for art, helps collectors manage their art pieces, and even crates… Read More

PhD candidate Jessica Skinner’s thesis project is featured on the Graduate School’s Research page

PhD candidate Jessica Skinner’s thesis project is featured on the Graduate School’s Research page. Earlier this spring Jessica competed in the first ever 3 Minute Thesis competition at UWM and took second place! Follow the link to the article in… Read More

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