Why The Business World is Flocking to Hire Anthropologists Today

September 27, 2018
Dr. Bill Beeman is a professor and Chair of the Anthropology Department at the University of Minnesota. He explains why anthropology has become increasingly important in marketing and design, user experience, corporate ethnography and international business. His lecture at the Gailor Auditorium on September 27, 2019 is sponsored by the Babson Center for Global Commerce and the Anthropology Department.

Forensic Anthropology Talk

April 2, 2018
Body Farm

2017 Anthropology Grads

April 2, 2018

Professor Richard O'Connor's New Book Released July, 2017

September 4, 2017
Richard O'Connor book, "The Dance of Nurture: Negotiating Infant Feeding," released July, 2017.

Senior Anthropology Minor Travels to Tanzania

November 18, 2016
Sara Balte participated in a summer internship at the Nengo Primary School and Protectorate Centre in Kibondo, Tanzania

Sarah Brown presenting
Majors Present on Abroad Study Programs

March 4, 2016
Students and faculty gathered for a reception to welcome returning study abroad students and commence the spring semester.

Professor Celeste Ray publishes book on Ireland’s Holy Wells

February 27, 2015
Professor Celeste Ray publishes book on Ireland’s Holy Wells

Senior Eva Moss blogs on National Geographic

February 27, 2015
Senior Eva Moss blogs on National Geographic about organic farming (2015)

From Virtue to Vice book cover
Professor Richard O'Connor Book Published in March 2015

February 11, 2015
Professor Richard O'Connor and his colleague, Penny Van Esterik will have "Virtue to Vice: Negotiating Anorexia" to be published in March 2015

Fulbright Awarded to Anthropology Major Watson Hartsoe

May 17, 2013
Graduating Senior Watson Hartsoe was awarded a Fulbright to do anthropological research in Honduras this coming year. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.

Wilson spent summer in Ireland

October 9, 2012
Marshall Wilson C'14 participated in an archaeological field school on Achill Island, County Mayo in Ireland this past summer. Dr. Ray stopped by to say "hello" and check on the local holy well dedicated to St. Colman.

Sowden studying in Denmark

October 9, 2012
Chandler Sowden C'14 is currently studying Nordic Culture and Mythology in Denmark

Ryan selected as Rhodes Scholar

November 21, 2011
Anthropology major Carrie Ryan, C'12, is one of 32 American students to be selected as a Rhodes Scholar this year.

Zeman admitted to graduate program

April 14, 2011
David Zeman C'06 was recently admitted to the University of Michigan's MSW program, and will begin his study there in the fall.

Green accepted into Ph.D. program

March 29, 2011
Molly Green (C'09) was recently accepted to the Ph.D. program in Anthropology at the University of Florida with a research assistant-ship. Molly plans to study Latin American gender relations.

Patterson earns Master's

March 14, 2011
Diana Patterson (C'10) recently was awarded the Critical Language Scholarship for Arabic, and after completing her Master's degree at the University of Chicago, will start a Ph.D. program in Anthropology at the University of Kentucky.

Diana Patterson, C'10, to Present Paper

August 26, 2010
Diana Patterson, Class of 2010 and starting graduate school at the University of Chicago this fall, will present a paper entitled "Pilgrims in the 'Unholy Land': Asian Migrant Workers in Jordan"

Carrie Ryan, C'12, attends White House tea

May 10, 2010
Sophomore Carrie Ryan attended a Mother's Day tea at the White House hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama in recognition of her receipt of the 2009 Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award for Generations United.

Anthropology majors present papers at Scholarship Sewanee

April 16, 2010
Anthropology Majors Rebecca Fowler and Dean Hayes presented papers at Scholarship Sewanee.

Southern Anthropological Society Annual Meeting

February 22, 2010
Students presented papers at the Southern Anthropological Society Annual Meeting.

Student Research presented at Luncheon

December 9, 2009
Field Methods students presented their research.