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Students, Faculty Receive Spring 2023 SOURCE and Honors Research Grants

The awards support undergraduate research projects.

July 14, 2023

Ecologies of Mistrust: Fish, Fishermen, and the Multispecies Ethics of Ethnographic Authority

Kyrstin Mallon Andrews

"Ecologies of mistrust: Fish, fishermen, and the multispecies ethics of ethnographic authority," authored by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Kyrstin Mallon Andrews, was published in American Anthropologist.

July 10, 2023

Lender Fellows Research the Impact of AI-Controlled Weapons

Anthropology Professor Mona Bhan is leading the team of student researchers.
June 13, 2023

Anthropologist Christopher DeCorse Named Distinguished Professor

Christopher DeCorse, professor and chair of anthropology, has been recognized for exemplary stature in his academic field by being named Distinguished Professor, one of the highest honors awarded faculty at Syracuse University.

May 11, 2023

Mallon Andrews, Woodard Receive International Relations Teaching Award

The award recognizes excellence in teaching and contributions to the IR program during the 2022-2023 academic year.

May 8, 2023

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Jok Comments on the Ongoing Conflict in Sudan on GLOBAL with JJ Green, Newzroom Afika and TRT World

"This has been a long time coming," says Jok Madut Jok, professor of anthropology 
May 5, 2023

Fethi Keles Receives Middle Eastern Studies Program 2023 Teaching Recognition Award

The award was established in 2016 to recognize excellence in teaching and to appreciate indispensable contributions of our faculty to enhancement of knowledge of the Middle East and North Africa region.

May 2, 2023

University Announces 2023-24 Remembrance Scholars

“The Remembrance Scholars represent the future while honoring the past, which is both a great privilege and a great responsibility,” says Vice Chancellor and Provost Gretchen Ritter. “This year’s students, who have demonstrated strong leadership skills and a commitment to service, are up to the task. As with those who were tragically lost nearly 35 years ago, we are proud that these students are members of our University community.”

May 2, 2023

Maxwell Students and Alumni Will Teach Around the World Through Fulbright US Student Program

Maxwell students Nish Chowdhury and Camran Shealy, and alumna Sarah Dolbier '22 are among those named 2023 recipients of awards through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program funds a range of awards that include English teaching assistantships (ETA) and study/research grants in over 140 countries.

April 28, 2023

Maxwell Faculty and Students To Be Honored at 2023 One University Awards

The One University Awards Ceremony, an annual event to honor members of the Syracuse University community who are making a difference through academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service, will be held Friday, April 21.

April 19, 2023

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German Brass for Benin Bronzes: Geochemical Analysis Insights Into the Early Atlantic Trade

Tobias B. Skowronek , Christopher R. DeCorse, Rolf Denk, Stefan D. Birr, Sean Kingsley, Gregory D. Cook, Ana María Benito Dominguez, Brandon Clifford, Andrew Barker, José Suárez Otero, Vicente Caramés Moreira, Michael Bode, Moritz Jansen, Daniel Scholes
"German brass for Benin Bronzes: Geochemical analysis insights into the early Atlantic trade," co-authored by Professor and Chair of Anthropology Chris DeCorse, was published in PLOS ONE.
April 6, 2023

PhD Student Odlanyer Hernandez de Lara Concludes Second Archaeological Stage in Peñas Altas Battery

The areas of the old Battery of Peñas Altas, fortification of the Matanzas bay built in 1821 to complete the defensive system of the city, received for the second time archaeologists and speleologists from Matanzas under the guidance of Odlanyer Hernández de Lara, Ph.D. student in anthropology.

April 5, 2023

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Art Museum Faculty Fellow Heather Law Pezzarossi Weaves Indigenous Baskets Into Lesson Plan

The assistant professor of anthropology has provided her students with a unique research opportunity. 

April 4, 2023

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

"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. 

January 20, 2023

Maxwell Students, Faculty Among SOURCE and Honors Grant Recipients

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.

January 13, 2023

Space, Place, and the Landscapes of Slavery

Christopher DeCorse

Published by Cultural Dynamics, Christopher DeCorse, professor and chair of anthropology, reviews "Reconstructing the Landscapes of Slavery: A Visual History of the Plantation in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World," where the authors examine the economic and political restructuring of 19th century slavery through contemporary paintings, plans and images.

January 6, 2023

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

A. Peter Castro

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.

December 20, 2022

See related: Africa (Sub-Saharan)

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

Christopher DeCorse

"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.

November 23, 2022

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

Lauren Woodard

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

November 23, 2022

See related: Civil Rights, Migration, Russia

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

Kyrstin Mallon Andrews

"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.

November 23, 2022

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