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Dr. Stacey Camp receives S3 Grant

Dr. Stacey Camp, Dr. Lynne Goldstein (Anthropology), and Dr. Leigh Graves Wolf (College of Education) with the Archaeology STEM Camp Pilot Project will use a grant from Science and Society at State (S3)  to run a two-day archaeology camp for 15 International Baccalaureate (IB) high school students on Michigan State University’s campus. Founded in 1968, the International […]

The Department of Anthropology Fall 2017 Newsletter is available now

The Department of Anthropology Fall 2017 Newsletter is available now

Here you can find links to each article in the Fall 2017 newsletter as well as interactive content unavailable in our print format. MSU Forensic Anthropology Lab Message from the Chair: Dr. Jodie O’Gorman Congratulations Graduates! PhD Student Andy Upton receives Wenner-Gren Featured Faculty: Dr. Stacey Camp Researching Anti-Muslim Sentiment Effects on Women Alumnae Dr. […]

MSU Forensic Anthropology Lab Brings Closure to Families

MSU Forensic Anthropology Lab Brings Closure to Families

Dr. Joe Hefner of the MSU Forensic Anthropology Lab, housed within the Department of Anthropology, was recently featured on ABC 12 News, a local Mid-Michigan subsidiary. When human remains are found by the Michigan State Police, they are brought to the MSU Forensic Anthropology Lab for identification, as was the case this fall when remains […]

Congratulations Dr. Ryan Klataske!

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce it’s newest PhD., Dr. Ryan Klataske. We are proud to see Ryan come to the completion of his graduate school career here at MSU after the successful defense of his dissertation on December 8th. The department faculty and staff wish Ryan and his family all the best […]

Dr. Lovis named editor for Midwest Archaeological Perspectives Series

Dr. William (Bill) Lovis has been named the inaugural Editor for a new book series, Midwest Archaeological Perspectives, launched by a partnership between the Midwest Archaeological Conference, Inc. and the University of Notre Dame Press.  The series will include the most compelling and current works of archaeological narrative and insight for the American Midwest region, […]

LEADR lab featured in the State News

The Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research (LEADR) was recently featured in the State News, highlighting Anthropology graduate and undergraduate students. This lab is a collaboration between the Department of History, Department of Anthropology, and MATRIX: The Center for Digital Humanities & Social Sciences to allow students to engage with digital tools and technologies and to […]

Congratulations Dr. Fayana Richards!

The Department of Anthropology would like to congratulate our newest PhD. Dr. Fayana Richards! We are very excited to see Fayana come to the completion of her graduate career here at MSU after the successful defense of her dissertation on November 21 and we wish her and her family all the best as she moves […]

Congratulations Dr. Adam Haviland!

The Department of Anthropology would like to congratulate our newest PhD., Dr. Adam Haviland! We are very excited to see him come to the completion of his graduate career here at MSU after the successful defense of his dissertation on November 13 and we wish him and his family all the best as he moves […]

MSU alumna discusses volunteer tourism

Dr. Andrea Freidus recently published a piece in The Conversation, an online not-for-profit media outlet. Her piece entitled “Volunteer tourism: what’s wrong with it and how can it be changed,” came out on November 8th. Here is a small excerpt from her piece: “Volunteer tourism, or voluntourism, is an emerging trend of travel linked to “doing good”. […]

Open Faculty Position: Assistant or Untenured Associate Professor in Archaeology

Michigan State University Department of Anthropology in the College of Social Science invites applications for a tenure-system position in archaeology at the assistant or untenured associate professor level. The appointment will begin August 16, 2018. We seek an anthropological archaeologist specializing in Environmental Archaeology. Successful applicants will have appropriate research background, skills, and training to […]