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The Anthropology Department offers cutting edge emphases for both undergraduates and graduates. Combine your studies in anthropology with medicine, nursing or public health or concentrate in international studies and business.



Paleoecology Symposium

Date posted: May 27th, 2015

This September 10-12, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (Denise Su, Curator of Paleobotany and Paleoecology) and Case Western Reserve University (Darin Croft, Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy; and Scott Simpson, Professor of Anatomy and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology) are organizing a symposium on “Latest Methods in Reconstructing Cenozoic Terrestrial Environments and Ecological Communities.” This event will include: a public keynote presentation by Dr. John Flynn of the American Museum of Natural History on September 10 and a research workshop by 16 invited presenters on September 11-12, […Read more]

Kathleen Dowdell received the Robin Kramer SAC Volunteer Award

Date posted: May 21st, 2015

Kathleen Dowdell, Anthropology Department Administrator, received the Robin Kramer SAC Volunteer Award in recognition of her extraordinary commitment to the Staff Advisory Council (SAC) and the university community. The award will be presented at the annual Staff Awards Brunch on June 11, 2015.

Dr.Bridget Haas awarded a grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation

Date posted: March 22nd, 2015

Dr. Bridget Haas, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology, and colleague, Amy Shuman of The Ohio State University, were awarded a grant to hold a workshop for Anthropology Research from the Wenner-Gren Foundation. The workshop titled “Political Asylum and the Politics of Suspicion” will be held Sunday, March 22, 2015 to Monday, March 23, 2015 at The Mershon Center for International Security Studies, a unit of the Office of International Affairs at The Ohio State University. The workshop includes about a dozen scholars from the U.S. and Europe. Click here for more information.