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Border Hopping

February 9, 2018

Anthropologist John Burdick is not only a faculty member conducting research overseas (like so many others). His research team, in fact, spans the globe.

Helping Hand

February 9, 2018

At a time when America is sorting out its larger role in the world, experts remind us that U.S. aid is often much appreciated.

Maxwell names Montgomery Gruber Professor, O'Hanley Faculty Scholars

September 14, 2017

Andrew Wender Cohen, professor of history, has been announced as the recipient of the Montgomery Gruber Professorship. Additionally, the O’Hanley Faculty Endowed Fund for Faculty Excellence, which serves to help recognize, reward and retain excellent teachers at the school, announced three new scholars: Azra Hromadžić, associate professor of anthropology; Natalie Koch, associate professor of geography; and Rebecca Schewe, assistant professor of sociology. 

Van Hollen selected to be a Public Policy Fellow at The Wilson Center

May 16, 2017

The appointment will support Cecilia Van Hollen, associate professor of anthropology at the Maxwell School, in her research on “Living with Cancer at the Crossroads: Assessing risks and seeking cures for reproductive cancers in India” and help to foster engagement with policymakers in the field of global health in Washington, D.C. 

Hromadžić, Lasch-Quinn receive faculty recognition award

May 4, 2017

The Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award, which honors faculty who have a significant, positive influence on graduate education at Syracuse University, was awarded to Azra Hromadžić, assistant professor of anthropology, and Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn, professor of history.

Peter Castro receives Unsung Hero Award at SU's MLK celebration

February 1, 2017

Peter Castro, associate professor of anthropology, received the Unsung Hero Award at Sunday's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Carrier Dome. His nominator writes, "Receiving an MLK Unsung Hero Award acknowledges his long-time service to African development as an applied anthropologist, particularly with regard to the management of and access to natural resources, and efforts to alleviate hunger and poverty.”

Anthropology: The Basics

December 31, 2016

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