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Hromadžić discusses Dayton agreement, Bosnia in Current History

Azra Hromadžić, associate professor of anthropology, explores the effects of the Dayton Peace Agreement on the citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina in her article "Disillusioned with Dayton in Bosnia-Herzegovina" published in Current History. "[T]hrough the complicated, long-term effects of converging postwar and postsocialist forces, the Bosnian state continues to be emptied of its citizens," says Hromadžić. 03/05/18
March 5, 2018

Madam Secretary

Visiting campus in April, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright shared insights from her storied career with students and the University community.

February 10, 2018

The Unlikely Path

Former colleagues of Agehananda Bharati gather to mark 25 years since his passing.


February 9, 2018

Friendly Advice

Deborah Pellow is devoted to counseling anthropology undergrads, and will tell you it pays dividends for her and them.

February 9, 2018

Border Hopping

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

February 9, 2018

Helping Hand

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.

February 9, 2018

Rubinstein study on health literacy and life history published in Human Organization

Sandra D. Lane, Robert A. Rubinstein & Robert H. Keefe
December 8, 2017

Maxwell announces new chair appointments

The Maxwell School has appointed new chairs for the departments of anthropology, economics, history, international relations (undergraduate), political science and sociology, as well as an interim chair of social science. 

November 1, 2017

Maxwell names Montgomery Gruber Professor, O'Hanley Faculty Scholars

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. 

September 14, 2017

Gerard and Castro conduct conflict management workshop in Jordan

Catherine Gerard and Peter Castro conducted a four-day workshop in Amman, Jordan. The workshop was funded by the Near East Foundation Olive Oil Without Borders III Project to promote reconciliation between Palestinians, Israelis, and Jordanians by strengthening economic cooperation and promoting mutual understanding in the olive sector.
August 18, 2017

Hromadžić's book featured in RFE/RL article on the Bosnian city Mostar

Azra Hromadžić. professor of anthropology, oversaw the launch of the Bosnian translation of her book, Citizens of an Empty Nation, a book focused on a high school as a symbol of cultural divisiveness.

August 16, 2017

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

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. 

May 16, 2017

Hromadžić, Lasch-Quinn receive faculty recognition award

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.

May 4, 2017

Van Hollen elected to Board of Trustees of the American Institute of Indian Studies

Cecilia Van Hollen was elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS).
May 1, 2017

2017 Moynihan junior faculty award to be given to Hrodmažić, McCormick

This year's Daniel Patrick Moynihan Award for Teaching and Research, recognizing outstanding non-tenured faculty members at the Maxwell School, will be given to Azra Hrodmažić and Gladys McCormick, assistant professors of anthropology and history, respectively.
April 19, 2017

Gerard and Castro conduct conflict management workshops in Belize

Catherine Gerard and Peter Castro traveled to Belmopan, Belize to conduct three workshops with University of Belize faculty and staff. At the conclusion of the Environmental Governance and Conflict Management Workshop, participants were awarded certificates from the University of Belize Environmental Research Institute.  
April 4, 2017

Memorial service to be held for Professor Emeritus William Mangin

A memorial service will be held for William “Bill” Mangin, emeritus professor of anthropology in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and College of Arts and Sciences, on Monday, April 17, from 4-6 p.m. in the Founders Room in Maxwell Hall. Mangin earned a Ph.D. in anthropology from Yale University and did his initial field work in Peru, where he was the field director of the Vicos experimental station. He was later appointed to be the deputy director and acting director of the Peace Corps for Peru during the administration of President John F. Kennedy.
April 4, 2017

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