Anthropology Archive

Josiah Heyman, University of Texas at El Paso – What Do El Paso and Ciuded Juarez Borderlanders Think of Each Other

On University of Texas at El Paso Week: Border communities have much in common even though

Leif Brottem, Grinnell College – The Geographical Life of West African Villages

On Grinnell College Week: What constituents a village in rural Africa? Leif Brottem, assistant professor of

Christopher Schmidt, University of Indianapolis – The Teeth of Herculaneum

We’re still learning about the cities buried by Mount Vesuvius centuries ago. Christopher Schmidt, professor in

Jack Tseng, University at Buffalo – Carnivore Skull Shape and Diet

“You are what you eat” just got more prophetic. Jack Tseng, assistant professor in the department

Omer Gokcumen, University at Buffalo – The Ghost Species of Ancient Humans

The origins of humanity are being re-written. Omer Gokcumen, assistant professor of biology at the University

Janice Chism, Winthrop University – Saki Monkeys

How do you study monkeys that you can’t see? Janice Chism, professor of biology and anthropology

Josh Reno, Binghamton University – Landfills

How much do you know about landfills? Joshua Reno, assistant professor of anthropology at Binghamton University,

Leslie Knapp, University of Utah – Howler Monkey Calls

Does a deeper voice lead to better chances of reproducing for male howler monkeys? Leslie Knapp,

Ken Tankersley, University of Cincinnati – Migratory Patterns

Fossils are helping us uncover our ancestors’ migratory patterns. Ken Tankersley, associate professor of anthropology and geology

Russell Ciochon, University of Iowa – Early Humans In Island Southeast Asia

Have humans experienced rising sea levels in the past? Russell Ciochon, professor of anthropology at the