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Cynthia Beall featured in The Daily

Date posted: January 29th, 2016

Cynthia Beall featured in The Daily on5 questions with…Distinguished University Professor, AAAS board member Cynthia Beall,”

Cynthia Beall elected to serve on the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Board of Directors

Date posted: December 30th, 2015

Cynthia Beall was elected to the Board of Directors in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2015 election. AAAS is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people. …Read more.

The Anthropologist – Fall 2015 Issue Released

Date posted: December 7th, 2015

The Fall 2015 issue of The Anthropologist just released. Take time to catch up on faculty research, grants awarded within the department, noteworthy achievements from undergraduates, graduates, faculty, and alumni, and other news from the Department of Anthropology.

Student Seminar on Summer Experiences

Date posted: October 20th, 2015

Join us on October 30th from 12:00 – 1:00 for a student seminar on summer experiences in Mather Memorial 201. Hear from anthropology undergraduate students and learn about their hands-on research, both locally and around the world, and the amazing opportunities out there for anthropology students. …Read more.

Lee Hoffer featured in The Week

Date posted: October 20th, 2015

Lee Hoffer featured in “How Mexican drug cartels are fueling America’s deadly heroin epidemic” by Todd Frankel in The Week.

DITTRICK Museum Conversations Line-Up feature Vanessa Hildebrand and Catherine Osborn on September 24th

Date posted: September 3rd, 2015

Join the Dittrick Museum of Medical History for the talk “‘Hard Labor’-Birth in the 19th Century and Today.” The discussion will feature Vanessa Hildebrand, assistant professor of anthropology, serving as one of the discussants on the panel and Catherine Osborn, research assistant and graduate anthropology student, who will speaking at the event. Space is limited to 30 participants. To join the conversation register online or via email to Brandy Schillace.

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Jill Korbin to serve on the Society for Psychological Anthropology Board of Directors

Date posted: July 31st, 2015

Jill Korbin will serve as president-elect (2015-2017) and president (2017-2019) of the Society for Psychological Anthropology (SPA). The SPA, founded in 1977, is an organization of individuals interested in cultural, psychological, and social interrelations at all levels.

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. …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.

Anthropology Graduate Students in the news

Date posted: October 1st, 2013

We are proud to announce the unparalleled success of the students in our graduate program in Medical Anthropology and Global Health in obtaining highly competitive national grant awards to support their doctoral dissertation research.

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