Anthropologists contributing to new series at UWM Planetarium, “Indigenous Voices: Sharing the Wisconsin Sky.”

Associate Professor, Bernie Perley, and graduate student, Monea Warrington, participated in the first of a seven-part series featuring American Indian perspectives of the night sky. The series will take place every Friday from March 23 through May 4, at 7… Read More

Ph.D Dissertator Alexis Jordan Receives Award and Sees Research Presented in New Exhibit

UWM Anthropology Ph.D Dissertator Alexis Jordan is making moves. Recently, Alexis received the Prehistoric Society-SUERC Radiocarbon Award (SUERC stands for Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre). This award will cover the costs of dating two individuals from the Iron Age burial… Read More

Recent PhD Lara Ghisleni publishes ground-breaking article in Current Anthropology

Recent PhD Lara Ghisleni has published a ground-breaking article on contingent persistence and identity in Roman Britain in the most recent issue of Current Anthropology. You can read more about her article here!  

Anthropology Grad Student, Josh Driscoll, Makes Beer from Ancient Recipe in new UWM Report video

Watch the video below!

UWM Today’s Tom Luljak interviews Dr. Trudy Turner

Unhopped Iron Brewer Challenge – UWM Sabin Hall G90 – December 8, 2017

About 50 people attended the first annual Unhopped Iron Brewer Challenge in support of the UWM/Honor’s College Brew Garden Initiative, organized and hosted by Professor Bettina Arnold and supported by graduate and undergraduate student volunteers Alex Anthony, Nikita Sessler, Rachel McTavish and Giselle Jacobi. Anthropology major Hannah Blija submitted an entry and the winner was Kevin Cullen, who graduates from the Masters program in 2008 and is now Deputy Director of the Neville Museum in Green Bay, WI.

UWM interns, alums help public museum bring weapons exhibit to life

UWM Anthropology graduate student Lauren Kiesewetter and Anthropology major Armando Manresa, along with other UWM students help the Milwaukee Public Museum bring a new weapons exhibit to life.
“Weapons: Beyond the Blade” runs until Jan 1st at the Milwaukee Public Museum.

UWM students and faculty participated in the Midwest Archaeological Conference

This year 17 students and 3 faculty participated in the Midwest Archaeological Conference in Indianapolis, IN

Erica Bornstein voted President-Elect of the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology of the AAA

Erica Bornstein was voted in as President-Elect of the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association in the spring AAA elections.

Bettina Arnold presents an invited paper at the University of Munich

UWM’s Bettina Arnold presented an invited paper at a conference on “Cremation Burials in Europe between the 2nd millennium BC and the 4th century AD” at the University of Munich on October 14, 2017 with Matthew L. Murray (University of Mississippi)