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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

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

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.”

February 1, 2017

Peter Castro study on flag politics in Ethiopia published

Peter Castro & Goshu Wolde Tefera
January 23, 2017

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Anthropology: The Basics

Christopher DeCorse
December 31, 2016

Anthropology student’s senior thesis featured in Daily Orange

Anthropology student Soleil Young — a senior who is also majoring in biology — was featured in the Daily Orange earlier this fall because of unusual archaeological research she is conducting for her honors thesis.
November 21, 2016

Hromadžić, plan to study elder care in Bosnia, spotlighted in DO

Azra Hromadžić, assistant professor of anthropology, said she plans to return to Bosnia to focus on the country’s lagging public health services for the nation’s aging.

November 1, 2016

Celebrating Harriet Tubman

The archeological efforts of Douglas Armstrong and his students will be on display at a new national park honoring the former slave and abolitionist.

February 1, 2016

In Memoriam: William F. Kelleher Jr.

William Kelleher, associate professor of anthropology at Maxwell since 2005, passed away on September 18 in Syracuse.
September 25, 2013

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