Warrener on running podcast

Feb. 12, 2019

Anna G. Warrener, Assistant Professor of Anthropology recently appeared on an episode of the new Running for Science podcast, episode 3.

Otanez publishes on alternative livelihoods for tobacco farm workers

Oct. 18, 2018

Marty Otanez, Associate Professor of Anthropology, co-authored "In pursuit of viable alternative livelihoods for tobacco farmers and farm workers" in the Bulletin of the Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) during the Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Geneva,...

Musiba receives Carnegie African Diaspora fellowship

June 21, 2018

Anthropology Professor Charles Musiba has been awarded the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for 2018, and will be spending time at Saint Francis University of Tanzania co-developing a Master’s degree in Anthropology and Cultural Heritage Resources (one of its kind in east Africa and the first Master’s program in Anthropology in...

Otañez speaks at WCTOH in South Africa

March 29, 2018

In the first week of March, Associate Professor of Anthropology Marty Otañez was an invited speaker discussing digital youth storytelling at the Youth Pre-Conference Workshop at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) in Cape Town, South Africa. Also, he presented "A Labor Rights-Based Approach to Tobacco Control"...

Hodgkins publishes in Journal of Archaeological Science

Sept. 21, 2017

Anthropology Assistant Professor Jamie Hodgkins' research on taphonomic processes on bone has recently been published in the Journal of Archaeological Science . Her research in middle and upper Paleolithic archaeology in Italy recently received funding from Wenner-Gren.

Otanez un-conferencing and producing resources for classrooms

Aug. 24, 2017

In July 2017, Marty Otanez, Associate Professor in Anthropology, participated in a working group on ethics at Untold- An Un-Conference about Digital Storytelling at University of East London, England. Otanez, with funds from CU Online, also produced the video series Hopped Up Anthropology . Themes of the videos cover sexting...

Horton on Identity and Undocumented Workers

July 21, 2017

Farmworkers frequently are forced into the role of identity thieves in order to get a job, according to a new University of Colorado Denver report. Sarah Horton , Associate Professor of Anthropology, found undocumented or underage farm workers in California were being given stolen, borrowed or forged identity documents by...

Otanez on marijuana and tobacco

July 21, 2017

Marty Otañez , Anthropology Associate Professor, has been studying the state’s marijuana industry. He’s met multiple cannabis workers who are on their way to becoming homeless, and it’s left him convinced that it’s time for people in charge of the industry to address the problem. And earlier this summer, Otañez...

Hodgkins new paper on Neandertals

May 12, 2017

Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology Jamie Hodgkins ’ latest papers is now available online in the Journal of Human Evolution , “Climate-mediated shifts in Neandertal subsistence behaviors at Pech de l'Azé IV and Roc de Marsal (Dordogne Valley, France).” Neandertals are our closest fossil relatives, but they went...

Hodgkins Mentoring Future Anthropologists

March 30, 2017

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Jamie Hodgkins has been working diligently with the Anthropology and Experimental Prehistory Club. Under Jamie Hodgins’s tutelage, some of the students were just at the Denver Waldorf school lecturing to students about anthropology. Another member has been doing experimental work using stone tools to butcher goats...