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Ayşe Durakoglu Wins 2022 Middle Eastern Studies Program Young Scholar Prize

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.

June 27, 2022

Bhan Receives Lender Center Faculty Fellowship

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. 

June 27, 2022

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

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

June 15, 2022

‘An Incredible Endeavor’

In Harriet Tubman’s bicentennial year, alumni and faculty reflect on their role preserving her legacy and take stock of new milestones, including a national park designation, a book and the $20 bill. 

June 15, 2022

Maxwell Faculty, Graduate Students Contribute to New Social Sciences Book

Edited by Susan C. Scrimshaw, Sandra D. Lane, Robert A. Rubinstein, Julian Fisher

Faculty members Robert Rubinstein and Sandra Lane are among the co-editors and contributors to this handbook, which investigates the social contexts of health—including food and nutrition, race, class, ethnicity, trauma, gender, mental illness and the environment—to explain the complicated nature of illness. 

June 2, 2022

Rubinstein Piece on Onondaga County’s Lead Poisoning Crisis Published on Syracuse.com

"$85M for aquarium better spent attacking lead poisoning," co-authored by Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Robert Rubinstein, was published on Syracuse.com.

May 19, 2022

Bhan Discusses the Himalayan Community of Brogpa in VICE Article

Mona Bhan, associate professor of anthropology and Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies, was quoted in the VICE article, "This ‘Aryan’ Community’s ‘Exotic’ Clothes and Polyamorous Marriages Mask Other Truths."

May 5, 2022

Singleton Receives Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award

Professor Theresa Singleton received a 2022 Graduate Faculty Recognition Award.

April 29, 2022

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Maxwell Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2022 One University Awards Ceremony

The 2022 One University Awards were held Friday, April 22, in Hendricks Chapel. The annual event honors members of the Syracuse University community who are making a difference through academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service.

April 27, 2022

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Anthropology Student and Alumna Earn National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

The fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in the U.S.

April 21, 2022

Porous Borders, Invisible Boundaries?

Jayne Howell, Deborah A. Altamirano, Faedah M. Totah, Fethi Keles
April 11, 2022

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Maintaining Refuge: Anthropological Perspectives in Uncertain Times

David Haines, Jayne Howell, Fethi Keles
April 11, 2022

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Armstrong Piece on Using Archaeology to Examine Harriet Tubman’s Life Published in Ms. Magazine

Professor Doug Armstrong's article, "Using Archaeology to Rediscover Harriet Tubman’s Life in Freedom," was published in Ms. Magazine.

March 16, 2022

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Rubinstein Contributes Chapter to Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict

Fethi Keles, Christos Kyrou, Robert Rubinstein

The chapter, "Cultural Anthropology Studies of Conflict," was co-authored by Maxwell alum Fethi Keles '08 M.A. (Anth)/'14 Ph.D. (Anth). 

January 20, 2022

New Book by Armstrong Offers Insights About Harriet Tubman’s Life Following Self-Emancipation

Douglas V. Armstrong

Douglas Armstrong, professor of anthropology, has published a new book, “The Archeology of Harriet Tubman’s Life in Freedom” (Syracuse University Press, 2022). 

June 21, 2021

Anthropology: A Global Perspective, 9th Edition

Christopher DeCorse
December 31, 2020

In Memoriam: John Burdick Remembered for Teaching, Advocacy

John Burdick died July 4 of cancer at age 61. He leaves a strong legacy of teaching and research at Syracuse University, of social change in the Syracuse community and of social justice in South America.
August 19, 2020

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