Horton Staying Very Busy This Semester

March 30, 2017

Associate Professor of Anthropology Sarah Horton has a new co-authored piece out: "Immigrant Labor, Food Politics: A Dialogue Between Four Authors of Recent Books on the Food System" in Gastronomica . She delivered an invited lecture, "Ghost Workers: The Labor Implications of Governing Immigration through Crime," at Rollins College in...

Otanez on Digital Storytelling and Workers Rights

March 30, 2017

Marty Otañez , Associate Professor of Anthropology, has published "Digital Storytelling: Using First-Person Videos about Food in Research and Advocacy," in Food Health: Nutrition, Technology and Public Health , editors Janet Chrzan and John Brett, Berghahn Books. Also, in March Otañez presented "Bioethics in Cannabis Research and Creative Work" at...

Hodgkins on Migration of Human Ancestors

Feb. 2, 2017

Jamie Hodgkins, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, recently published research reviewing fossil human ancestors currently known from Bulgaria and discussing how to frame hypothesis for the migration of human ancestors into and out of Europe. In the latest issue of Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology , Hodgkins and colleagues emphasize that Bulgaria...

Beekman Headed to Yale Working Group

Jan. 19, 2017

Chris Beekman will be part of a small working group next month with the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage at Yale University discussing collectors, museums, dealers, and antiquities trafficking. He will also be spending time at Dumbarton Oaks, where he did his sabbatical, working on the organization of...

Tracer Now American Journal of Human Biology Associate Editor

Jan. 19, 2017

Returning from sabbatical, David Tracer recently became the Associate Editor of the top-tier American Journal of Human Biology . He says he has already learned just how many people must be contacted before he has enough reviewers for an article submission.

Horton on Immigrant Worker Vulnerability

Dec. 1, 2016

In addition to giving talks on her book at the University of Illinois Chicago, Loyola University, the University of Denver, and the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Associate Professor of Anthropology Sarah Horton published, "From 'Deportability' to 'Denounce-ability': New Forms of Workplace Vulnerability in an Era of Governing Immigration Through...

David P. Tracer, Anthropology Professor

Tracer Research on Papua New Guinea Tribe Shows Links to Modern Social Networking

Sept. 1, 2016

A new study, co-authored by Health & Behavioral Sciences and Anthropology Professor David P. Tracer, shows that while evolutionary and other economic theories expect humans, like other animals, to behave selfishly to maximize material gains, human cooperation occurs when reputation is at stake. The study, published in the journal Nature...

Chris Beekman, Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology

Beekman Publishing and Presenting While on Sabbatical

Sept. 1, 2016

Chris Beekman , Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology, recently returned from a productive sabbatical. In addition to making significant progress on his own book, he published a co-edited volume with Robert Pickering (of the Gilcrease Museum) Shaft Tombs and Figures in West Mexican Society: A Reassessment . This book...