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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
On September 18-19, 2014, the Center for the History of the New America and the Center for Health Equity at the University of Maryland will co-host a... Read more
The Urban Archaeology Corps is a youth employment program that provides an opportunity for young people to learn about the cultural resources in their... Read more
Courtney Hofman An article PhD candidate Courtney Hofman collaborated on, "Ecological Change on California’s Channel Islands from the Pleistocene to the... Read more
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Picture of Megan Springate PhD Candidate Megan Springate has been awarded the Association for Feminist Anthropology's 2014 Dissertation award.  Congratulations, Megan!
Picture of Dr. Jen Shaffer Dr. Jen Shaffer been selected for  the 2014 Undergraduate Studies Faculty Fellows.   During the 2014-15 academic year, the Undergraduate Faculty... Read more
Book cover Judith Freidenberg's book, "The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho: Villa Clara and the Construction of Argentine Identity" (University of Texas Press, 2009), has... Read more