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PhD in Anthropology Arianna and Ian conducting field work with Dr. Jason Sibold

CSU students can now major in Geography

As of June 20, 2018, Colorado State University students can declare a major in geography. The new B.S. in Geography at CSU provides a broad background in geographic thinking with an emphasis on the traditional geographic focus of understanding the dynamic interaction between humans and the environment in an era of rapid global change. Courses […]

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Alexiss Thomas

Disasters hit the most vulnerable hardest

CSU undergraduate student Alexiss Thomas’ op-ed piece for Professor Browne’s Public Anthropology course was published in The Greeley Tribune. As appearing in The Tribune | March 12, 2018 by Alexiss Thomas Experiencing a disaster could negatively impact anyone; however, some populations are more at risk for these negative outcomes because of their history of past trauma and past […]

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Lauren Burr

‘In nature, nothing exists alone’

Anthropology major Lauren Burr’s op-ed piece for Professor Browne’s Public Anthropology course was published in Santa Fee New Mexican. As appearing in Santa Fe New Mexican | February 24, 2018 by Lauren Burr In three decades, we have projections of a global population increase by about one-third, but a less than 10 percent increase in accessible […]

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Chris Fisher: City of the Jaguar

As appearing on Chautauqua | Fall 2016 Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Chautauqua Community House Over the past year, the excavation of an ancient city in Honduras has yielded a trove of remarkable stone artifacts from a mysterious, unnamed Pre-Columbian civilization. A joint American-Honduran team of archaeologists led by CSU’s Dr. Chris Fisher uncovered […]

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An interview with Chris Johnston, History Colorado’s new Assistant State Archaeologist

Chris Johnston, Department of Anthropology alumnus, recently accepted the position of Assistant State Archaeologist with History Colorado.  Receiving his M.A. in archaeology in the Spring of this year, Chris completed his thesis research, “Running of the Buffalo: Investigations of the Roberts Ranch Buffalo Jump (5LR100), Northern Colorado,”  with Dr. Jason LaBelle while working as a project […]

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CSU anthropology professor named lead author on intergovernmental science-policy project

As appearing in SOURCE | September 15, 2016 CSU professor of anthropology Kathleen Galvin has been named as a lead author to the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’ (IPBES) Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Galvin, director of The Africa Center in CSU’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability, was nominated by the U.S. […]

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Dr. Browne awarded NSF grant for workshop in October

National Science Foundation has awarded Dr. Kate Browne, Principal Investigator and Dr. Caela O’Connell, Co-Principal Investigator, funding to host a workshop at Colorado State University in mid-October 2016. The workshop will convene 12 anthropologists and practitioners for 2.5 days to collaborate about the need to integrate cultural insights into the disaster recovery paradigm. From the […]

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