Jen Leichliter gave successful doctoral dissertation defense

Feb. 13, 2018

Jen Leichliter gave a successful defense of her doctoral dissertation on Early Hominin Environments in Southern Africa: A Micromammalian Perspective . A hearty round of applause for Jen and her advisor, Matt Sponheimer . Dr. Leichliter will next pursue a post-doc in Germany.

Scott Ortman honored at CU’s 2018 Faculty Awards Celebration

Feb. 2, 2018

Scott Ortman was honored at CU’s 2018 Faculty Awards Celebration for his Linda S. Cordell Prize from the School for Advanced Research. Congratulations, Scott! Photos of the celebration can be viewed here .

Donna Goldstein’s Counterpunch

Jan. 24, 2018

Donna Goldstein published an article in Counterpunch that deals with the corruption allegations against General Flynn and how the Brazilian nuclear site can provide clarity in what is involved in large-scale projects of this kind. The Brazilian case reveals some of the ways that the nuclear energy sector may function...

Emily Hite awarded $20,000 NSF Cultural Anthropology Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant

Jan. 9, 2018

Emily Hite was awarded the National Science Foundation's Cultural Anthropology Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (DDRIG) for $20,000. I begin research February 1, 2018. My dissertation research seeks to understand the policies, mechanisms, and power dynamics used to mitigate and adapt to climate change and how they produce and transform...

Carla Jones named for the College Scholar Award

Dec. 20, 2017

Carla Jones has been named for the College Scholar Award. The College of Arts and Sciences College Scholar Award (CSA) program will provide one semester of course replacement funds to enable tenured faculty to pursue full time research/creative scholarly activities. Congratulations to Carla!

Emily Hite passes Prospectus Defense

Dec. 20, 2017

Emily Hite passed her Prospectus Defense and will enter candidacy for the PhD.

Willi Lempert lands tenure-track position at Bowdoin College

Dec. 13, 2017

William Lempert (ABD) just signed a contract to start as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Bowdoin College this coming fall. Founded on the Maine coast in 1794, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Bowdoin is located in...

Anden Drolet and Katie McGuire transition to PhD Program

Dec. 12, 2017

Anden Drolet and Katie McGuire have completed their transition to our PhD program.

Lindsay Johansson invited to speak at Grand Junction Chapter of CAS

Dec. 12, 2017

Lindsay Johansson has been invited to speak at the Grand Junction Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society. Someone in charge there noticed her lecture in September, “It Takes a Village: Community Life among the Fremont of the Northern Southwest” and wants to hear more in person.

Donna Goldstein, Kira Hall and Paul Shankman all featured in CU’s A&S Magazine

Dec. 6, 2017

Is America heading back to the '50s? Professors of anthropology and linguistics argue that as both candidate and president, the president has tapped into what they call “nostalgic racism”… Both sides misunderstand Margaret Mead, prof contends Both Mead’s conservative critics—some of whom went so far as to claim she “caused”...