The Department of Anthropology is saddened to report the death of Robert K. Puckett, a longtime friend of CWRU and the Anthropology Department. Mr. Puckett passed away on Nov 15, 2020 at the age of 89. In honoring his death, his family requested donations to the Newbell Niles and...
Dr. Yan Zhang (PhD, May 2020) was awarded the Margaret Clark Award for Student Papers sponsored by the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology, and the Life Course for her paper: "Cinderella Men": Husband- and Son- Caregivers for Elders with Dementia in Shanghai. The paper, based on her dissertation research, will...
Refugee resilience and humanitarian action: knitting together research and policy
Dr. Catherine Panter-Brick, D.Phil
Professor of Anthropology, Health, and Global Affairs
October 22, 2020
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Meeting ID: 925 6915 4075
Dr. Panter-Brick is a medical anthropologist with expertise in risk and resilience in humanitarian settings. She leads research...
Betwixt and Between: Studying up American Medicine
Katharina Rynkiewich, Ph.D.
September 17, 2020
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Meeting ID: 989 6021 6345
Dr. Rynkiewich is a sociocultural anthropologist with research interests in antimicrobial prescribing and infectious disease practice in the United States. Her current research focuses on practices of infection...
Congratulations to Professor Melvyn Goldstein on being named a Distinguished University Professor! This is a much deserved honor for his exemplary career. Congratulations!
*Click here to read the announcement in the Case Daily.
Congratulations to our Spring 2020 undergraduate award recipients!
The Callender Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in anthropology:
The Jonathan F. Plimpton Award to a graduating senior for outstanding achievement in anthropology:
The Ruth and Newbell Niles Puckett Award to a graduating senior for outstanding achievement in anthropology: