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  • Welcome to Anthropology

    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 University our program is organized around Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology; however, we embrace a holistic approach to anthropology through teaching in research in archaeological, biological, cultural, and linguistic.

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

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

    Cecilia Van Hollen, associate professor of anthropology, has been selected to be a Public Policy Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. The appointment will support Van Hollen’s research on “Living with Cancer at the Crossroads: Assessing risks and seeking cures for reproductive cancers in India.”
     

    Peter Castro gave faculty address

    A. Peter Castro gave the faculty address at this year’s Syracuse University Phi Beta Kappa initiation ceremony, which was held on Friday, May 12th. Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most widely recognized honor society for the
     

    Soleil Young, Anthropology major, wins the Orlin prize

     Soleil Young, graduating Anthropology major, won the Orlin prize for best Honors capstone project. The title of her project was "Please Forget to Floss Developing an Assay for Identifying Tuberculosis in Dental calculus from the Smithsonian's Huntington
     
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    Congratulations Edwin Kwame Otu

    Edwin Kwame Otu successfully defended his dissertation

     

    Congratulations Lori Klivak

    Lori Klivak Successfully defended her dissertation

     

    Maxwell School Award for Undergraduate Scholarship

    Congratulations Sara McNamara for being awarded the Maxwell School Award for Undergraduate Scholarship

     

    Congratulations Dwayne Scheid

    Dwayne Scheid successfully defended his dissertation.
     

    2016-17 Remembrance Scholars

    Congratulations to the 2016-17 Remembrance Scholars Soleil Young and Jose Marrero-Rosado

     
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