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Hromadžić Featured in Al Jazeera Article on the Balkans and the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

January 20, 2023

"People in the Balkans are trapped in ethnic grids, in a monstrous bureaucracy that doesn't work, brought to a 'status quo' that is paralyzing," says Azra Hromadžić, associate professor of anthropology. 

Maxwell Students, Faculty Among SOURCE and Honors Grant Recipients

January 13, 2023

Eleven Maxwell School students have been awarded grants from the Syracuse Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (SOURCE) and the Renée Crown University Honors Program. The awards provide up to $7,500 in support for original undergraduate research projects.

Space, place, and the landscapes of slavery

January 6, 2023

"Space, place, and the landscapes of slavery," written by Christopher DeCorse, professor and chair of anthropology, was published in Cultural Dynamics.

Revisiting The Long Illness of Ex-Chief Kiti: Some Reflections

December 20, 2022

A. Peter Castro, professor of anthropology authored a chapter, "Revisiting The Long Illness of Ex-Chief Kiti: Some Reflections," in Ndirangu Wachanga's, "Micere Githae Mugo: Making Life Sing in Pursuit of Utu" (Ibadan: Bookcraft, 2022), pp. 336-343.

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Brass Working and Mforowa Manufacture Among the Akan of Coastal Ghana During the 17th–20th Centuries

November 23, 2022

"Brass Working and Mforowa Manufacture Among the Akan of Coastal Ghana During the 17th–20th Centuries," authored by Professor of Anthropology Christopher DeCorse, was published in Afrique Archeologie Arts.

“As if I Were an Illegal”: Racial Passing in Immigrant Russia

November 23, 2022

"'As if I Were an Illegal': Racial Passing in Immigrant Russia," authored by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Lauren Woodard, was published in Cultural Anthropology.

Catching Air: Risk and Embodied Ocean Health among Dominican Diver Fishermen

November 23, 2022

"Catching Air: Risk and Embodied Ocean Health among Dominican Diver Fishermen," authored by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Kyrstin Mallon Andrews, was published in Medical Anthropology Quarterly.

Global post-medieval/historical archaeology: Cuba and Puerto Rico

October 20, 2022

"Global post-medieval/historical archaeology: Cuba and Puerto Rico," co-authored by Ph.D. student Odlanyer Hernández de Lara, was published in Post-Medieval Archaeology.

Bhan Documents Growing Critical Kashmir Studies Scholarship in New Book

October 7, 2022

This handbook, co-edited by Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology and Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies, politicizes discourses of nationalism, patriotism, democracy, and liberalism, and it questions how these dominant globalist imaginaries and discourses serve institutionalized power, create hegemony, and normalize domination.

See related: Politics, Religion, South Asia

Research by Rubinstein, Lane on Lead Poisoning and Community Violence Featured on CNY Central

September 16, 2022

Research on the relationship between lead poisoning and community violence by Robert Rubinstein, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, and Sandra Lane, professor of anthropology by courtesy appointment, was featured on the CNY Central segment, "Could Syracuse's lead paint problem be causing more youth violence? Researchers think so."

Maxwell School Welcomes New Faculty, Department Chairs for 2022-23

August 23, 2022
The Maxwell School welcomes several new faculty members and announces the appointment of three department chairs.

Trajectories of Refugee Adaptation: Insights from the Case of Bosnians in the United States

August 23, 2022

"Trajectories of Refugee Adaptation: Insights from the Case of Bosnians in the United States," authored by Fethi Keles '08 M.A. (Anth)/'14 Ph.D. (Anth), was published in the book "Refugee Resettlement in the United States: Loss, Transition, and Resilience in a Post-9/11 World."

See related: Migration, Refugees

New Montonna Professor Named at Maxwell School

July 13, 2022

Azra Hromadžić, associate professor of anthropology, was recently awarded the Dr. Ralph E. Montonna Endowed Professorship for the Teaching and Education of Undergraduates. She will hold the professorship for the 2022-23 academic year. 

Novak and Warner-Smith Paper Selected for Funding by SAR

June 29, 2022

An NSF research team seminar proposal, "Excavating Bodies in the Archives: Generating New Methods and Collaborations," co-authored by Professor Shannon Novak and Alanna Warner-Smith '22 Ph.D. (Anth) has been selected for funding by the School of Advanced Research.

See related: Awards & Honors

PhD Candidate Matthew Greer Awarded an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

June 29, 2022

Anthropology Ph.D. candidate Matthew Greer was awarded an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to fund two years of research on a new project on whiteness in the Antebellum South.

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Alumnus Christopher Waters Quoted in BBC Article on Tracing Slave Names and Origins

June 29, 2022

Alumnus Christopher Waters was quoted in the BBC article, "'There's power in names': Antigua unearths lost ancestors."

Ayşe Durakoglu Wins 2022 Middle Eastern Studies Program Young Scholar Prize

June 27, 2022

Ph.D. student Ayşe Durakoglu was awarded the 2022 Middle Eastern Studies Program Young Scholar Prize for her paper, “Food, National Identity and Culinary Tourism: The Case of Go Türkiye Tourism Platform in Turkey.

Bhan Receives Lender Center Faculty Fellowship

June 27, 2022

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology, was awarded a Lender Center Faculty Fellowship to investigate how artificial intelligence weapons systems transform war and surveillance and accentuate people’s social and political vulnerabilities to violence. 

Basketball Legend John Wallace '12 Says Tubman Field Study 'Was an Awesome Experience’

June 15, 2022

The former NBA player is among the many athletes who participated in the summer course at the Harriet Tubman Home.

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