Undergraduate Becca Albert publishes prestigious article

The Department of Anthropology would like to congratulate undergraduate Becca Albert on her outstanding research. She is the Anthropology Senior of the Year, an award given yearly by our department to a graduating senior. Last week she won first place in her section at the Michigan State University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum, and she […]

Full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor Job Posting

The Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor position. The appointment will begin August 16, 2018 and be renewable annually. Our faculty envision this as a teaching professor position focused on excellence in the anthropology classroom. This individual will play a key role in the advancement of undergraduate […]

Dr. Rowenn Kalman receives Gill-Chin Lim Award

Dr. Rowenn Kalman receives Gill-Chin Lim Award

Our own recent graduate and adjunct faculty, Dr. Rowenn Kalman has been awarded the Gill-Chin Lim Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Global Studies from the MSU International Studies and Programs. This award, given every academic year, acknowledges a graduate student for their outstanding doctoral dissertation. The dissertation submitted had to be completed the preceding […]

Alumnae Dr. Mary Ann Ladia to visit March 28 and 29

Mary Ann J. Ladia, PhD currently serves as University Researcher III of the Institute of Clinical Epidemiology at the National Institutes of Health and Faculty of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology of the College of Medicine at the University of the Philippines Manila. Dr. Ladia received her PhD from the Department of Anthropology in 2008 […]

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 […]