Professors Chris Lynn and Marysia Galbraith Featured in Service Learning Magazine

The new edition of the University of Alabama’s Service Learning highlights the many contributions professors Chris Lynn and Marysia Galbraith are making to elementary school education, both in terms of helping kids appreciate cultural diversity, what with Chris’s “Anthropology is Elemental” course (ANT 481) and giving them an understanding of the value of arts in their lives […]

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Study by Jason DeCaro and Becky Read-Wahidi featured in Wall Street Journal

A study by Becky Read-Wahidi (UA Ph.D.) and Jason DeCaro recently published in Medical Anthropology Quarterly has just been featured in a column in the Wall Street Journal (see p. 2 on the linked article). The study concerns how devotion to the Virgin of Guadalupe buffers Mexican immigrants from the health effects of immigration-related stress. Congratulations Becky and Jason! […]

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Early Career Grant awarded to Jenna Hurtubise!

Jenna Hurtubise has been awarded $4,960 as an Early Career Grant from the Committee for Research and Exploration of the National Geographic Society. This will support her Ph.D. research entitled,”Local Responses to Imperial Rule: The Chimú Conquest of the Casma at Pan de Azucár, Nepeña Valley, Peru. “ Congratulations to Jenna and to her advisor Dr. Lisa […]

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Article out by current PhD student & former BA

An article just came out in the Journal of Alabama Archaeology that was co-authored by Kareen Hawsey (UA, MA and current Ph.D. candidate) and Sharon Freeman (UA, BA). The journal date for 2014, but the actual publication date is June 2017. Shelby, Thomas M., Kareen L. Hawsey, and Sharon A. Freeman 2014  Archaeological Investigations at the Catoma Creek […]

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Dr. Malischke hired by Hafenmaier College

Recent PhD recipient LisaMarie Malischke has been hired as an Assistant Professor in the The Department of Anthropology/Archaeology in the Hafenmaier College of Arts and Social Sciences at Mercyhurst University, Pennsylvania. She will be developing their new MA in Public Archaeology with the expectation of continuing her research on local French and Indian War forts. […]

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New articles by Dr. DeCaro

Two articles have just been released, one that Dr. Jason DeCaro co-authored with former doctoral student Dr. Becky Read-Wahadi in Medical Anthropology Quarterly and another with multiple authors inSleep Health.    Read-Wahidi, Mary Rebecca, and Jason A. DeCaro 2017 Guadalupan Devotion as a Moderator of Psychosocial Stress among Mexican Immigrants in the Rural Southern United States. Medical Anthropology Quarterly. doi:10.1111/maq.12372. […]

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Dr. Galbraith wins Bronislaw Malinowski Award

Dr. Marysia Galbraith was selected by the the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America (PIASA) as the recipient of the 2017 Bronislaw Malinowski Social Science Award for her book Being and Becoming European in Poland: European Integration and Self-Identity. She traveled to Krakow, Poland in June to receive the award and to be the honored guest at the […]

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