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 […]

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, […]

Ready Primate One: Role-playing video game levels up biological anthropology

Ready Primate One Joshua Zaffos Video gaming may be a diversion from research and coursework for some, but Anthropology Ph.D. candidate Alex Pelissero is another species, so to speak. Pelissero recently published a video-game review in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, offering his well-qualified commentary on Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. Ancestors is a third-person […]

Cannibalism, ritual, or both: The Neandertal debate continues at Krapina Cave

As seen in the College of Liberal Arts Magazine | Winter 2019/ Spring 2020 Cannibalism, ritual, or both: The Neandertal debate continues at Krapina Cave Tony Phifer and Joshua Zaffos A cave site in hilly, northern Croatia may offer clues about the rituals and sacred spaces of the Neandertals, an Ice Age human population. Or […]