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    Stress linked to chromosomal damage, PNAS publication

    Dr. Jeffrey Snodgrass, cultural anthropologist, & interdisciplinary CSU research team publish results from project in India.

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    Media FAQ for the UTL Mosquitia, Honduras project

    Project personnel include Dr. Chris Fisher & Dr. Stephen Leisz, archaeologist & geographer in the Department of Anthropology.

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    AAA’s Global Climate Change Task Force

    Task Force members, including Dr. Kathleen Galvin, concluded in the final report that human decisions, actions, and cultural behaviors are now the most important causes of the rapidly changing climate.

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    Flood Recovery in Northern Colorado

    Cultural Anthropologist, Dr. Kate Browne, and her class do substantive research in disaster recovery which has the potential to shape future recovery efforts.

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    Who’s Afraid of Evolution?

    Read on our blog why anthropologists need to take more responsibility for teaching evolution.

“Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities” – Alfred L. Kroeber

The Department of Anthropology houses a diverse faculty that includes cultural anthropologists, archaeologists, biological anthropologists, and geographers whose scholarship spans the breadth of human experience. The discipline of anthropology is concerned with the human condition as well as the structure of the social, environmental, political and economic contexts within which humans operate. Thus, anthropology is both varied and integrative, drawing from geography, biology, humanities, and other social and natural sciences. The anthropology and geography faculty at CSU conduct research from all over the world.



Anthropology Connections: Homecoming Guest Lecture

Environmental Change & Community Displacement: Resettlement Challenges in Guna Yala, Panama



Dr. Snodgrass editor of new blog series: Bioculturalism

Dr. Jeffrey Snodgrass, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, is the editor of a new series, Bioculturalism, for the collaborative blog, Somatosphere. “This series aims to get anthropologists and closely-related others talking seriously, and thinking practically, about how to synergize biological and social scientific approaches to human health and well-being, and to what positive ends.”

The first article in the series, “Bioculturalism: The Why and How of a Promising Medical Anthropological Future,” features Bill Dressler’s response to questions posted by Dr. Snodgrass.

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Katrina Book Launch, Music, and Celebration

Please join Dr. Kate Browne and Dr. Lori Peek for the launch of their books and a musical tribute to New Orleans on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Help celebrate the resilience and courage of people who lost everything and whose lives are documented in these books.


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New Summer 2015 Course: ANTH 487 Internship


ANTH 487 Internship: Business Anthropology and Organizational Ethnography



Charles Musiba, Guest Lecture :: Laetoli World Heritage Site

The Department of Anthropology would like to invite you to attend What is new at Laetoli World Heritage Site: Do we really need research and new conservation strategy for the Laetoli footprints?, a guest lecture by Charles Musiba on April 24 at 3:00 p.m. in Grey Rock Room, LSC.


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