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Beth Pruitt discusses her research at the Wye House Plantation in her article, “Landscapes of Race and Gender on a Maryland Plantation”, in... Read more
In her report to the annual Consortium on Race, Gender, and Equality (CRGE) publication, Intersections & Inequalities, Dr. Sangaramoorthy discusses her... Read more
The Practicing Anthropologist Student Association (PASA) presents the 6th Annual Student Conference, Anthro+. AnthroPlus is a conference by graduate... Read more
On April 10th, our MAA students will be presenting their research and papers to the department. This year’s speaker is Lynne Bolles, professor of Women... Read more
The Department of Anthropology invites its alumni to join us for our annual Maryland Day Alumni Luncheon on April 25, from 12:00-1:30pm in 1102 Woods Hall.... Read more
Join the Department of Anthropology in celebrating the Annual Maryland Day festival on April 25th. For a complete list of activities hosted by the department... Read more
Emilia Guevara’s piece entitled “The Dilemma with Cultural Competence” is currently being featured in Anthropology News. In this feature,... Read more
Gniesha Dinwiddie’s, African American studies professor, study on black immigrants’ health was featured in The Diamondback that includes Dr.... Read more
Congratulations to Camille Westmont for being selected as the winner of the Student Paper Competition for the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for Historical... Read more
Congratulations to Emilia M. Guevara for winning the prestigious SfAA Del Jones Memorial award! Her winning paper best reflected the contributions and life... Read more
Congratulations to David McMichael for receiving the 2015 SfAA Tourism and Heritage TIG Student Paper Award!
David Colón-Cabrera, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology, was featured on the University of Maryland Graduate School website. Read the full... Read more
Courtney Hofman’s article, “Mitochondrial Genomes Suggest Rapid Evolution of Dwarf California Channel Islands Foxes (Urocyon littoralis),"... Read more
Anthropology graduate Robi Rawl has been featured in a story by ABC news this month. Robi Rawl graduated from University of Maryland, College Park in 2000 with... 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
Sean Downey Dr. Sean Downey's article, "The Neolithic Dempographic Transition in Europe: Correlation with Juvenility Index Supports Interpretation of the Summed... Read more
 Recently published book, Social-Ecological Systems in Transition, features a chapter co-written by UMD Anthropology's Dr. Jen Shaffer.... Read more