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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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Stories from the Grave

Bioarchaeologist Shannon Novak is marrying physical and social science to capture the life stories of New York City church congregants who died well more than a century ago.

January 24, 2013

Trickle-Down Effect

As happens in every graduate program at Maxwell, projects such as Spring Street Presbyterian help establish student careers.

August 21, 2012

Mysteries of the Deep

Shannon Novak has made an accomplished career of reconstructing long-ago lives from scant (yet rich) remains.

August 21, 2012

Artifact Central

Historical archaeologists Doug Armstrong and Theresa Singleton moved into new, state-of-the-art labs down the hall in Lyman, with expanded and upgraded space for research and teaching.

August 21, 2012

The Sudan Handbook

Jok Madut Jok
December 31, 2011

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