PhD Candidate Michelle LaBerge Wins First Prize for Dissertation Research

Anthropology PhD candidate Michelle LaBerge has won first prize for a poster on her PhD thesis research at the Iron Age Research Student Symposium, an annual event held in the UK that provides postgraduate researchers with the opportunity to present… Read More

Dr. Bettina Arnold Weighs in on Nebra Disk Debate

Dr. Bettina Arnold, a Professor of Anthropology at UWM is an expert in European Prehistory. She has recently weighed in on the controversy surrounding the Nebra Disk, a now famous metal artifact thought to be the oldest representation of the… Read More

Anthro PhD Advances Fight against COVID in Milwaukee County

Alum Katinka Hooyer (PhD 2015), a medical anthropologist and assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), is working with community members to increase awareness about Covid-19 through the use of art and creative messaging. Read more about their… Read More

Ashley Brennaman wins Lambda Alpha Graduate Research Grant Award

Congratulations to the doctoral student Ashley Brennaman for winning the Lambda Alpha Graduate Research Grant Award! Sponsored by Lambda Alpha — the national honor society for anthropology — this award is one of only six given nationwide each year. Ashley’s… Read More

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

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!  

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

Bettina Arnold is interviewed by WUWM about her research on feasting and fermentation

Bettina Arnold is interviewed by WUWM about her research on feasting and fermentation in connection with the Science and Culture of Fermentation certificate program: http://wuwm.com/post/uwm-professors-discuss-science-fermentation#stream/0