Associate Professor Dr. Masako Fujita co-authors article in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health

Department of Anthropology Associate Professor Dr. Masako Fujita and co-authors Katherine Wander, Siobhan Mattison, Blandina Mmbaga and others publish in Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health.   The article is titled “Tradeoffs in milk immunity affect infant infectious disease risk.” The article discusses research on milk immune activity, a new area Read More

Ph.D. Student Priyanka Jayakodi wins Dr. Delia Koo Global Student Scholarship and 3rd place in Shao Chang Lee Scholarship Fund Best Paper Competition

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce that Ph.D. student Priyanka Jayakodi has won two awards from the MSU Asian Studies Center this past year: the Dr. Delia Koo Global Student Scholarship; and 3rd place in the Shao Chang Lee Scholarship Fund Best Paper Read More

Dr. Gabe Wrobel wins 2022 Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year Award for Michigan State University

The Department of Anthropology is happy to announce that Professor Dr. Gabe Wrobel has received the 2022 Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year Award for Michigan State University. This award is presented annually and recognizes faculty who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to mentoring Read More

MSU anthropologist member of $1.4 million NIH grant team to develop image library for facial features requiring surgery

The National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Joseph T. Hefner, Ph.D., and colleagues at the University of Kentucky a five-year, $1.4 grant to develop a standardized graphic library to assist clinicians and biomedical researchers to communicate Read More

MSU Department of Anthropology hosts the 2021 Midwest Archaeology Conference

The Michigan State University Department of Anthropology hosted the joint annual meeting of the Midwest Archaeological Conference and the Midwest Historical Archaeology Conference October 7–9, 2021, on MSU’s campus. Jodie O’Gorman, MSU associate professor and archaeologist, led the team responsible for organizing the conference.  “Our membership gets Read More