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Graduate Student Gavin Miculka Wins Valene Smith Tourism Research Student Poster Competition
MAA student Gavin Miculka won first prize in the Valene Smith Research Student Poster Competition for his poster, "Niche Heritage Tourism: The Applications of Ethnographic Research in the Anacostia Read more...
Picture of book cover Dr. Sangaramoorthy's Book "Treating AIDS: Politics of Difference, Paradox of Prevention" Now Available
"As powerfully as Paul Farmer began the story of the stigmatization of Haitian Americans vis-à-vis HIV/AIDS, Sangaramoorthy reveals how the racialization of Haitians continues to be inscribed in a Read more...
Image of Dr. Suheil Bushrui Gibran Chair Interviews
The George and Lisa Zakhem Kahlil Gibran Chair for Values and Peace was recently invited to participate in a cultural program on the television station Al-Mayadeen [USA]. The session was devoted to Read more...
"Advancing Health Through a Racial Lens" Talk Featured in "The Diamondback"
The February 20 talk "Advancing Health Through a Racial Lens" with Dr. Dorothy Roberts, Dr. Mia A. Smith Bynum, Dr. Thurka Sangaramoorthy, and Dr. Gniesha Y. Dinwiddie was featured in the University Read more...
Bones on black background Anthropology's Zooarchaeology Lab featured in Terp Magazine!
Dr. George Hambrecht's lab was featured recently in Terp magazine! Click through to see the whole article. Read more...
Image of Megan Springate PhD Candidate Megan Springate interviewed in "The Bay Area Reporter"
PhD Candidate Megan Springate was interviewed for The Bay Area Reporter article, "LGBT Historic Sites Garner Park Service's Attention."      Read more...
Image of Bill Stuart Dr. William Stuart Serves as Academic Expert for Germantown Exorcisms News Reports
Dr. Bill Stuart was interviewed by multiple news sources as the academic expert on exorcisms as part of the coverage of a news story about the murder of two young children and the injury of two other Read more...
Image os Courtney Hofman PhD Candidate Courtney Hofman receives Amazon Web Services Education Research Grant Award
PhD Candidate Courtney Hofman received Amazon Cloud Computing Education Research Grant Award.   For more information about this research grant, visit Amazon Web Services. Read more...
PhD Graduate Mari Tina Zarpour's Dissertation Picked as One of Anthropologyworks' Top 50 Dissertations for 2013
http://anthropologyworks.com/index.php/2014/01/21/50-best-cultural-anthropology-dissertations-2013/ Read more...
Keweenaw Image PhD Candidate Megan Springate selected for Spring 2014 Park Break
PhD Candidate Megan Springate was selected for Spring 2014 Park Break at Keweenaw National Historical Park.   Park Break is an all-expenses-paid, park-based field seminar for graduate students Read more...