Cohen Explores the Power of Dance in West Africa in New Book

Cohen Explores the Power of Dance in West Africa in New Book In Infinite Repertoire, Anthropology Professor Adrienne Cohen weaves her insight as both ethnographer and dancer to examine how young women in Guinea are flexing new rights and roles through dance  August 9, 2022 Josh Zaffos Smiling young men in plastic patio chairs play […]

CSU Anthropologists Host Paleoecology Summit 

CSU Anthropologists Host Paleoecology Summit June 24, 2022 Joshua Zaffos Researchers who study the evolution and adaptations of Homo sapiens and other hominin species across hundreds of thousands to millions of years face a constant challenge: reconstructing long-long-long-ago paleoenvironments. Not surprisingly, ancient fossil records are incomplete and imperfect, and while some species may preserve well, many […]

Galvin Wins University Distinguished Professor Award 

Galvin Wins University Distinguished Professor Award Award recognizes 30-plus-year career integrating anthropology and conservation and serving CSU May 23, 2022  Josh Zaffos A pioneer in interdisciplinary anthropological research, Dr. Kathleen Galvin has been recognized as a University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University.   Galvin, who has been faculty since 1994 and received her Anthropology bachelor’s […]

Pons Wins CSU Demo Day Award with “Weather Water Watts” Technology

Pons Wins CSU Demo Day Award with “Weather Water Watts” Technology Josh Zaffos Diego Pons, Assistant Professor of Geography, has won the Innovation in Liberal Arts Award at the 2022 Colorado State University Demo Day, which showcases and recognizes inventions and technology developed by CSU researchers and professors. Pons’ invention, Weather Water Watts,  is an […]

Anthropology and Geography Exhibition Gallery and Student Lounge Opens

Department Exhibition Gallery and Student Lounge Opens Josh Zaffos This spring, the Department of Anthropology and Geography at Colorado State University opened a new public exhibit space and student lounge inside the Andrew G. Clark Building.  Students and professors curated and prepared materials from department collections of stone tools, cultural artifacts, skull and skeleton casts, […]

Study: Climatic variability might not drive evolutionary change as much as previously thought

Study: Climatic variability might not drive evolutionary change as much as previously thought By University of Arizona A study led by University of Arizona researchers and Colorado State University Assistant Professor Andrew Du has combined climate-change data during the last 3.5 million years and fossil evidence of mammals in Africa to reveal that times of […]

Heading off vaccine hesitancy CSU anthropologists work to reduce barriers and misperceptions surrounding COVID vaccines

CSU Professor Emeritus Kate Browne recruited anthropology graduate students Joshua Bauer and Shadi Azadegan (M.A. ’21) for a FEMA-funded project focused on reducing barriers and misperceptions surrounding COVID vaccines in marginalized communities.