Matthew Claeys (2011) is expected to graduate Fall 2016 with a Masters in African Studies from the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana. His thesis research surveyed perceptions and treatment of mental health in Ghana as a means to understand human rights theory in Africa. He has been involved in additional research […]
Elizabeth McLeod (2012), formerly Elizabeth “Liz” Lednicky, has recently been accepted to the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She hopes to pursue a career in forensic pathology. Liz has recently graduated from Boston University School of Medicine with a MS in Forensic Anthropology. Her thesis research investigated the effect of rainfall on decomposition and […]
Feel like a really quick local field trip? A brief study break during finals period? The UVM Dana Medical Library lobby is hosting an exhibit “Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health” with a slide show on global health activities at UVM. It is up from this week until mid December and includes […]
Our Fall 2015 Newsletter is now online! To see what our students and faculty have been up to over the last year, please take a look! AnthropologyFall2015Newsletter
In the first lecture in our Distinguished Alumni series, Lauren-Glenn Davitian (’82), founder of CCTV’s Center for Media and Democracy, shared an interactive presentation about her work, responsible citizenship, and the ways in which she sees Anthropology as an important way of approaching the human experience. You can see the audio-visual materials from her talk […]
Anthropology Major Luke Dorfman (Class of 2015) received one of only two Hannah Howard Prizes awarded to members of the class of 2015 for outstanding academic accomplishment — way to go, Luke!
Our alumni are EVERYWHERE!! On a recent research trip to Namibia, Dr. Gordon had the good fortune to meet up with Anne Angarola (class of 2010) who was in Windhoek, the Namibian capital setting up an exchange scheme for talented African leaders for IREX a DC based international non-profit organization which promotes local leadership and institutions […]
It’s been a busy year for the UVM Anthropology Department! To read through our Fall 2014 Newsletter, please click here (and follow the hyperlinks within for even more great news!): UVMAnthroFall2014Newsletter
Tim Stewart (’09) recently appeared in Vermont Quarterly, describing his rise to popsicle fame in the Bay Area. Check out this great write up!
UVM Anthropology alum A.J. Anmaar Habib will be starting a Masters Program in Urban Spatial Analytics with a certificate in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.