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New book co-edited by David Kaawa-Mafigiri now available

Date posted: November 1st, 2017

David Kaawa-Mafigiri, Ph.D. (CWRU Anth 2007) co-edited the first book on child abuse and neglect in Uganda (Springer, 2017). Kaawa-Mafigiri is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and an Adjunct Visiting Assistant Professor in the CWRU Department of Anthropology.  …Read more.

October 6th – Annual Kassen Lecture featuring Dr. Nicole Burt

Date posted: September 1st, 2017

Each year the Department of Anthropology presents the Kassen Lecture, featuring a top female scholar in the social sciences to present a lecture to the department and to the campus community. …Read more.

Sydney Stark awarded the XLII National Lambda Alpha Scholarship

Date posted: August 29th, 2017

Sydney Stark (BA, 2017) was awarded the XLII National Lambda Alpha Scholarship.  Lambda alpha is a national Anthropology honor society (click here for information on our chapter).  …Read more.

Welcome Dr. Sara Thiam, Visiting Assistant Professor

Date posted: July 27th, 2017

This fall the department welcomes Dr. Sara Thiam, a new visiting assistant professor to our medical anthropology and global health program. …Read more.

Congratulations Alex Bridges, Anthropology Doctoral Graduate

Date posted: June 28th, 2017

Alex Bridges successfully defended his dissertation “Two Monasteries in Ladakh: Religiosity and the Social Environment in Tibetan Buddhism.”

Outstanding achievements of students in our graduate program

Date posted: June 28th, 2017

We are proud to announce the outstanding achievements of students in our graduate program this past spring. …Read more.

2017 Recipients of a Certificate in Global Health

Date posted: June 19th, 2017

The following anthropology students were recipients of a Certificate in Global Health; Manvir Bhagrath, Anupama Cemballi, Shannon Chua, Charles Halbeck, Sofia Murillo, Sydney Stark, Raghav Tripathi, and Harini Ushasri. …Read more.

Dr. Lee Hoffer and doctoral candidate Allison Schlosser received a Social Justice Institute Faculty Research Grant

Date posted: June 19th, 2017

Dr. Lee Hoffer and doctoral candidate Allison Schlosser received a Social Justice Institute Faculty Research Grant for …Read more.

New book co-authored by Dr. Vanessa Hildebrand available September 2017

Date posted: June 5th, 2017

Dr. Vanessa Hildebrand has a co-authored book, Health, Culture, and Society: Conceptual Legacies and Contemporary Applications, that will be published in September by Palgrave Macmillan Publishing. …Read more.

New book by Dr. Lihong Shi available August 2017

Date posted: June 4th, 2017

Dr. Lihong Shi has a new book, Choosing Daughters: Family Change in Rural China, that will be published in August by Stanford University Press. …Read more.

Dr. Vanessa Hildebrand elected Chair of the Council on Anthropology and Reproduction

Date posted: June 4th, 2017

Dr. Vanessa Hildebrand was elected Chair of the Council on Anthropology and Reproduction (CAR), the main international body of scholars with research focus on issues of human reproduction. CAR is the largest special interest group under the American Anthropological Association with an active membership of nearly 300 scholars world-wide. …Read more.

Applications being accepted for a Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Medical Anthropology and Global Health

Date posted: April 11th, 2017

Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Medical Anthropology and Global Health
 
The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in our program in medical anthropology and global health beginning in the 2017 – 2018 academic year. …Read more.

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