Two Anthropology students have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, one of the nations most prestigious academic honor societies. Tessa Valleroy and Claire Reilling were selected as juniors, which is an especially impressive honor.
In the 1960s, archaeologists discovered in a valley near coastal Peru an artificial mound or pyramid with a crater in the top.
Congratulations to the following for completing their MA/Ph.D.:
Kate Trusler (Ph.D., Archaeology)
“Evaluating Socioeconomic Status Using Food Utility Indices in Historical Faunal Assemblages"
An article on Dr. Libby Cowgill and James Bain's research.
The Department of Anthropology, along with other faculty from several other departments have extavlished a new, interdisciplinary colloquium series called "Evolution & Social Science" (ESS).
Speaker: Pascal Boyer; Henry Luce Professor of Collective and Individual Memory; Washington University, St. Louis Professor, Sociocultural Anthropology and Psychology
Dana is the recipient of the Wenner Gren Foundation Award for Anthropological Research Dissertation Fieldwork Grant.
After two years of renovations the Department of Anthropology has returned to Swallow Hall. Along with our office, the Department of Art History and Archaeology has also relocated to Swallow Hall. Please stop by and see our new home in
This year there are 3 awards to help fund excellent graduate student research!
Evolution Bootcamp (Bio_Sc 8002-01). This 1-credit hour course will take place during the intersession from January 11-15th.
The University of Missouri’s Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Anthropological Archaeology at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level starting
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Amy will use computer simulation to investigate the complex interactions between human populations and their environment in Long House Valley and the adjacent Black Mesa in Arizona between AD 800 and AD 1350.
The National Geographic Society Grant will allow Dr. Walker to do fieldwork with the Aché, an indigenous ethnic group of eastern Paraguay.