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Anthropology brings a global perspective to the study of human diversity by means of in-depth research at the local level and comparative studies that explore human experience through time and across space. At Syracuse, we embrace a holistic approach
to anthropology through teaching and research in archaeological, biological, cultural, and linguistic anthropology.
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Congratulations to Maria Boza-Cuadros and Shaundel Sanchez who have been named recipients
of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2015-2016
Congratulations Nicole Wilson
Nicole Wilson successfully defended her dissertation.