Anthropology alum accepts tenure-track position with Hamilton College

Seth Schermerhorn was no stranger to long study days and meetings with his advisors, Dr’s. Kathleen, Sherman, Jeffrey Snodgrass and Mary Van Buren, during his time as an undergraduate student in the Department of Anthropology. When you’re in the thick of classes, studying for mid-terms and working on those final projects for capstone, the long-game […]

Alumna, Jessica Jackson, accepts position at United Way of Larimer County

Jessica Jackson, a 2011 graduate, recently accepted a position as the Professional Volunteer Programs Coordinator at United Way of Larimer County. Jessica is managing a number of programs for UWLC which include the Business Cares program, Volunteer Project Leaders program, Board Bank, as well as assisting with a number of volunteer events for Generation United. […]

April Biasiolli accepted fellowship with CIDRZ

April Biasiolli, a 2011 master’s graduate, recently moved to Lusaka, the capitol of the southern African nation of Zambia, to accept a fellowship with the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ). Funded by USAID, the National Institutes for Health, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, CIDRZ is an NGO that works in partnership with […]

Our alumni on the Air

Alumna, Susan Harness, was interviewed recently for her work and research on American Indian transracial adoption. Her interview aired on Montana Public Radio on their program In Other Words. Her research, which looks at American Indian transracial adoption and its intersection with race, history and class, will be discussed in detail at a public lecture next […]

Gregory, with Purple Crayon in Hand: Graduated Latitudes Across Twenty Years of Northerly Spaces

Gregory Pierce, who graduated with a MA from the Department of Anthropology in 2012, has been awarded one of two available PhD positions in the Division of Human Ecology at Lund University in Sweden. The top ranked candidate from an international pool of 58 applicants, Gregory will be funded by the Lund University Centre of […]

Anthropology Degrees in Writing and In Action

2010 Alumna, Maureen McNamara, was recently published in the Society for Applied Anthropology News. During her time in the Department of Anthropology, McNamara’s research was focused on the economic viability of food movement in local Colorado communities. In her article on page 43, Applying Anthropology to the Working World: Good News for the MA in Anthropology, McNamara […]