News and Events

Dr. Shirley Fiske, Chair of AAA Task Force on Climate Change, is happy to announce that "Changing the Atmosphere. Anthropology and Climate Change"... Read more
Dr. Paul Shackel along with Michael Roller and Camille Westmont were featured in the article "Remembering the Lattimer Massacre" from the Winter... Read more
Dr. Janet Chernela published her article,"Limits to Knowledge: Indigenous Peoples, NGOs, and the Moral Economy in the Eastern Amazon of Brazil" ... Read more
Dr. Jen Shaffer's article, "Making Sense of Local Climate Change in Rural Tanzania Through Knowledge Co-Production" was published in... Read more
Assistant Professor Thurka Sangaramoorthy of the Department of Anthropology served as a principal on a health assessment review of fracking in western Maryland... Read more
Sean Downey Dr. Sean Downey's article, "The Neolithic Dempographic Transition in Europe: Correlation with Juvenility Index Supports Interpretation of the Summed... Read more
The Workshop on Society and the Environment provides a meeting space for faculty and students in Sociology, BSOS, and around the University with common... Read more
 Recently published book, Social-Ecological Systems in Transition, features a chapter co-written by UMD Anthropology's Dr. Jen Shaffer.... Read more